Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 24, 2017

It’s a very musical weekend with live acts every day from downtown to Playland at the PNE. There’s also a zombie walk, a Latin American film fest, and one Yaletown party that’s for dogs, their people, and everyone who loves them! This weekend is your last chance to catch some summer happenings this year – so scroll on down to the “ongoing” section to see what’s about to end – such as Theatre Under the Stars and morning yoga on Grouse mountain.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 24, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 17, 2017

Ready yourself for the beginning of The Fair at the PNE, an interstellar tall ship performance, dancing horses, a doughnut marathon, craft festivals, and a celebration of garlic! After the weekend, be sure to cap it off by being outside for the partial solar eclipse on Monday; by 10:21am the sun will be mostly blocked out by the moon. You can watch through special glasses, a home-made pinhole camera, or just watch the effect on the shadows around you, the wildlife, and the surrounding sky as the sun’s light turns to a sliver.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 17, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 10, 2017

This Saturday is the peak of the annual Perseids meteor shower, so be sure to look up at the night sky in between all of the festivals this weekend, including the multi-faceted Queer Film Festival, giant neighbourhood art at the Mural Festival, and lululaemon’s huge seaside yoga marathon and party; Sea Wheeze.


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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 10, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 3, 2017

It’s Pride weekend and there is so much going on that I can’t possibly list it all, but expect a celebration in nearly every venue in the city and especially around Davie Street! In addition to rainbows, parties and marches, there’s also two Japanese festivals (one centered on anime, and one on broader arts and culture) film noir, and fireworks.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 3, 2017

Things to Do this Weekend in Vancouver: July 27, 2017

Vancouver’s first Indigenous Fashion Week has kicked off, and is on through the weekend alongside Spirit Week at VIFF VanCity Theatre, a feminist electronic art symposium, family weekend at the VAG, Japan’s entry into the Celebration of Light fireworks competition, and Canada’s largest food truck festival.

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Things to Do this Weekend in Vancouver: July 27, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: July 20, 2017

This weekend you can tickle the exhibitionist inside of you either with a lack of clothing at the Naked Bike Ride, or with a fancy hat (and clothing for the rest of your body as well) at the Deighton Cup. It’s also Shark Week at the Aquarium, the beginning of the Drum is Calling Festival, the African Descent Festival, and Pride Sports day is on Saturday!


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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: July 20, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: July 6, 2017

The name of this weekend is diversity! The Indian Summer Fest brings themes of war and peace from the East, there’s a Greek festival, a Latin American festival, Theatre Under The Stars begins, the MOA has an Indigenous art exhibit with insight from contemporary Indigenous artists and community members, and there’s a few street parties on both sides of town – the Khatsahlano fest in Kitsilano, and Car Free Day on Commercial Drive.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: July 6, 2017