Exciting Vancouver Exhibitions to Check Out This Summer

Photo: Detailed exterior view of the Great Hall at the Museum of Anthropology at
UBC as seismic upgrades near completion, April 2024. Photo by Brannen
Bell.

Vancouver’s rich cultural diversity has contributed to a thriving arts and culture landscape, with artists expressing themselves in innovative and powerful ways. This summer, galleries, museums, and gardens are presenting incredible exhibitions that showcase the exciting work and cultures of this city’s communities, including both traditional and contemporary Indigenous cultures.

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Exciting Vancouver Exhibitions to Check Out This Summer

Where to Watch Movies Outdoors in Vancouver This Summer

Summer Movie Nights, Photo: Downtown Vancouver BIA

Summertime also means the return of Vancouver’s annual tradition of watching blockbuster movies and timeless classic films under the stars outside in different beautiful parks or scenic waterfront locations across the city.

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Where to Watch Movies Outdoors in Vancouver This Summer

Make Your Plans for the 111th Grey Cup Coming to BC Place

Leo the Lion, Photo: Grey Cup Festival

Canadian football fans, start planning your trip to the 111th annual Grey Cup hosted this year in Vancouver at BC Place Stadium on Sunday, November 17. Canada’s biggest sporting event returns to the West Coast for the first time in a decade for what’s sure to be an exciting weekend of fun, festivities, and football!

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Make Your Plans for the 111th Grey Cup Coming to BC Place

Support Talented Makers at the Bill Reid Gallery’s Indigenous Artisans Market

Interior of the Bill Reid Gallery in Vancouver

Photo: Sama Jim Canzian/Bill Reid Gallery

The Bill Reid Gallery will soon be holding their annual Indigenous Artisans Market, with a diverse range of creatives showcasing their work. In addition, the Market is the perfect opportunity to visit the Gallery and appreciate Indigenous Northwest Coast Art.

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Support Talented Makers at the Bill Reid Gallery’s Indigenous Artisans Market

Get Excited for the Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Jonny Tobin, Photo: Matt Taylor/Coastal Jazz

Jazz lovers, get ready to kick off summer by heading to the 39th edition of the Vancouver International Jazz Festival (VIJF) at various indoor and outdoor venues across the city from June 21-30. Once again featuring a mix of free and ticketed performances, 2024’s ten-day festival promises a wide array of jazz programming with plenty of choices for concertgoers to choose from.

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Get Excited for the Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Enjoy Bustling Night Markets and Farmers Markets in Vancouver

Shipyards Night Market; Destination Vancouver/Vision Event Photography Inc.

Night Market season has launched in Vancouver, running now until the beginning of the fall. Farmer’s markets have also ramped up, as a wider array of seasonal local produce starts to become available. You can expect a lively atmosphere, great food, and lots of artisan goods to browse and purchase.

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Enjoy Bustling Night Markets and Farmers Markets in Vancouver