Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend Vancouver Pride kicks off on Friday night with an outdoor disco downtown! And then you can paddle a light-up kayak to watch the Celebration of Light fireworks on Saturday and keep the bright colours flying for Caribbean days on Sunday.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

BC’s biggest Caribbean Celebration is back this weekend in its stunning, waterfront location

caribbean days vancouver 2019

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This weekend BC’s biggest Carribean Festival and one of Metro Vancouver’s largest summertime events, is returning to the waterfront of North Vancouver this weekend.

The free event draws crowds of exuberant fun-lovers to the North Shore for a weekend of parading, dining, socializing (liming) and dancing in the sunshine.

Just a short seabus ride away from Downtown Vancouver, Caribbean Days will be taking place on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 for a weekend of tropical rhythm, cuisine, carnival and culture as only the Caribbean can offer.

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BC’s biggest Caribbean Celebration is back this weekend in its stunning, waterfront location

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

The summer festivals are ON! Theatre Under the Stars, Dancing on the Edge, Indian Summer Fest, Showboat, Khatsahlano Music + Art Fest and Carnaval del Sol are all on this weekend, along with outdoor symphony and art exhibits. It’s a good weekend to get outside.

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Massive, free festival taking place in Vancouver this weekend with concerts, circus acts and BC’s biggest outdoor patio!

Dragon Boat Festival 2019

Image from Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival

With a weekend of non-stop entertainment, performances by major musical acts, BC’s biggest outdoor patio, and more, you would expect the 2019 Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival to be a pretty pricey ticket. But – this epic summer festival is 100% free to attend!

That means, for exactly $0 you can have access to live music concerts from headliners K-OS, Yukon Blonde, and Jill Barber, along with family-friendly activities including circus workshops, face painting, arts & crafts projects, and a whole lot more. Plus, you’ll also get the chance to see world-class Dragon Boat racers showcase the pinnacle of the sport in action-packed races.

The Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival will be taking place from June 21 – 23, 2019 in False Creek near Science World and is free to get in.

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Massive, free festival taking place in Vancouver this weekend with concerts, circus acts and BC’s biggest outdoor patio!

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Here it is – the last weekend of August! It looks like we’ll be getting some much needed showers, so get out and enjoy the refreshing summer rain with a 5K run in a park, a festival on nearby Bowen Island, a walk along the waterfront to the Bird Expo, or watch the skies at the beach and then stroll through one of Vancouver’s many neighbourhoods.

 

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

There are two weekends left in August, so let’s keep this summer going! When you’re not catching some sun at one of our beaches, there’s a bird festival, a soccer game, concerts, and The Fair at the PNE is on with all the rides, games, concerts, weird food and barnyard animals. (There’s a few air-conditioned things to do too, if that’s your jam.)

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Local Films to Watch this Weekend at the Queer Film Festival

Jen Sunshine and David Ng of Love Intersections

The Vancouver Queer Film Festival is in full swing this week with inspiringly diverse films that range from challenging to delightful from around the world. For a taste of stories from the city, this is the weekend to go out and see some of our Vancouver locals shine on screen. Here’s what to watch at the QFF that’s from around here:

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Local Films to Watch this Weekend at the Queer Film Festival