How to Stay Cool During the Summer Heat in Vancouver

Photo: Swimming at Kits Pool in Vancouver, BC with West Vancouver in the background; Destination Vancouver/Grant Harder

While it can be amazing to bask in the warm weather in Vancouver, sometimes it is refreshing and necessary to find ways to cool down.

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How to Stay Cool During the Summer Heat in Vancouver

Vancouver TUTS’ We Will Rock You and Something Rotten! Champion Diversity

TUTS’ We Will Rock You; Photo: Emily Cooper

When Saccha Dennis, director of Theatre Under the Stars’ upcoming production of We Will Rock You, played Alice in an elementary school production of Alice in Wonderland, an audience member in the front row looking at her curiously. As a Black actor, director, and educator, she’s spent her whole life negotiating and defying expectations of what theatre should look like.

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Vancouver TUTS’ We Will Rock You and Something Rotten! Champion Diversity

Eat, Drink, and Shop at Lively Vancouver Markets this Summer

Photo: Richmond Night Market

This summer promises to be an amazing one in Vancouver, with popular events returning and new ones in the works. Going to a market promises so much fun: happy people milling about, artisan goods to browse, and great food and drink to enjoy.

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Eat, Drink, and Shop at Lively Vancouver Markets this Summer

Things to Do in Vancouver on Canada Day 2022

The Canadian Trail at Canada Place; Photo: Canada Place Corporation and Port of Vancouver

Canada’s 155th birthday is fast approaching. On July 1, 2022, there will be plenty of festivities—and it’s a long weekend, so all the more reason to take advantage of the diverse events and activities on offer this Canada Day in Vancouver.

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Things to Do in Vancouver on Canada Day 2022

Vancouver’s Theatre Under the Stars Returns with Blockbuster Sensations ‘Something Rotten!’ and ‘We Will Rock You’

Photo: Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS)

Audiences will indulge in a hilarious love letter to Broadway and revel in a worldwide sensation of Queen’s most beloved rock-and-roll hits when Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) presents Something Rotten! and We Will Rock You, running alternate evenings July 2–August 27, 2022, at Stanley Park’s scenic Malkin Bowl. A beloved Vancouver tradition since 1940, TUTS’ early bird tickets are on sale now through June 16. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Theatre Under the Stars Returns with Blockbuster Sensations ‘Something Rotten!’ and ‘We Will Rock You’

Early Music Vancouver Presents 2022 Vancouver Bach Festival

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) is pleased to present the 2022 Vancouver Bach Festival – Scottish Baroque and Other Traditions from Tuesday, July 26 to Saturday, August 6 at various venues including The Chan Centre, Christ Church Cathedral, Pyatt Hall, VanDusen Botanical Garden, The Wolf & Hound, and UBC’s Sage Bistro. Early Bird tickets go on sale June 1st at 11:00 a.m. PT and will be available online at earlymusic.bc.ca

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Early Music Vancouver Presents 2022 Vancouver Bach Festival

Vancouver’s Dragon Boat Festival Honours Tradition While Showcasing Local Diversity

Photo: Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival

The Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival, taking place June 24-26, 2022, exuberantly brings together athleticism, cultural heritage, art, and music.

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Vancouver’s Dragon Boat Festival Honours Tradition While Showcasing Local Diversity