8 Ways to Get Outdoors in Richmond

A person fishing in Richmond.

Fishing at No. 3 Road Pier. Photo: Tourism Richmond

Located next to the Pacific Ocean, Richmond is a great outdoor destination for biking, walking, fishing, and wildlife watching without going far from the city. Here are eight ways to have fun outdoors in Richmond.

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8 Ways to Get Outdoors in Richmond

Metro Vancouver’s Garlic Festival is back–and more garlicky than ever

Photo courtesy of the Sharing Farm Society

Photo courtesy of the Sharing Farm Society

Rest assured: there will be no vampires in the vicinity during Metro Vancouver’s seventh annual Garlic Festival.

The festival takes place on Sunday, August 23, with plenty of garlicky treats and garlic-themed fun. This year, the family-friendly event is bigger than ever since The Sharing Farm has combined forces with Chefs to the Field for their annual fundraiser.

The celebration of the stinking rose features a farmers market, workshops on growing garlic, cooking demonstrations, farm tours, a beer garden, music, and more.

A chef’s competition will showcase the creative things you can do with garlic, and attendees can try all sorts of pungent edibles–including garlic ice cream (yes, ice cream.)

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Metro Vancouver’s Garlic Festival is back–and more garlicky than ever