It’s hot and sunny. The city is in party mode and beaches are packed with bronzed bodies. August Long Weekend is finally here.
This is one of the liveliest weekends of the year in Vancouver, with dozens of festivals and events (Our blogger Taraneh picks out the best of the bunch here). But what if you’re looking to celebrate on a budget?
Look no further. Here are my picks for the top 5 free August Long Weekend events (Got more suggestions? Please share ‘em below).
- Free Wooden Roller Coaster at the PNE, Friday, Aug. 3: Do you love roller coasters and also love to get up really early? You’re in luck. In honour of B.C. Day, Playland at the PNE is giving away free Wooden Roller Coaster rides this Friday from 6 a.m.-9 a.m. If you’ve never been on their classic coaster, get ready for thrills: the rickety old monster might just be one of the scariest rides in the country.