bc Events

Tuesday June 25th, 2019

Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market

May 26 - Oct 27

Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market returns to 8th Ave. & Guelph St. on May 26th! Find a great selection of local farm product, artisanal food, craft, beer, wine, & spirits, handmade craft, and food trucks at this relaxed Sunday location. Near-by Dude Chilling Park provides the perfect post-market picnic spot or playground date for families. Mt…. Full details 

The Greater Vancouver Zoo Turtle Dash

May 29 - Sep 14

The Greater Vancouver Zoo announces the official launch of early bird pricing for the inaugural Turtle Dash, aiming to raise funds for wildlife conservation. At this family-friendly event, guests can choose to participate in the five-kilometre Turtle Dash or the one-kilometre Hatchling Fun Run. Guests receive zoo admission with their registration so they can awaken… Full details 

Surfaces Exploration & Experience Artist Karen Colville

Jun 1 - Jun 29

Surfaces Explorations and Experience Visual Artist Karen Colville FREE to attendees,In the Plaskett Gallery @ Massey Theatre Surfaces…Exploration & Experience Artist Karen Colville June 25th to July 31st, 2019 reception Saturday June 29th,2019 2pm-5 pm The Plaskett Gallery is located in the Massey Theatre Complex. Karen Colville Visual Artist Vancouver, recently presented at Swiss Art… Full details 

Main St. Station Farmers Market

Jun 5 - Oct 2

Shop fresh with your local farmer every Wednesday at Main St. Station Farmers Market, located steps from Main Street SkyTrain Station at 1100 Station Street. Features 30-plus farms and producers weekly bringing you the best of seasonal produce, locally-raised meat, eggs, & dairy, artisanal food and craft, and hot food carts. Main St. Station Farmers… Full details 

Bard on the Beach – The Taming of the Shrew

Jun 5 - Sep 21

The 2007 ‘spaghetti western’ version of The Taming of the Shrew – one of Bard’s most beloved productions – is the inspiration behind this hilarious Wild-West love story, where two fierce kindred spirits finally meet their match in each other. Petruchio, the sharpest-shooting cowboy in the West meets Kate, the prickliest gal in Padua, and… Full details 

Downtown Farmers Markets

Jun 6 - Oct 3

Shop fresh and local every Thursday at Downtown Farmers Market, located at šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn Square (Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza), 650 Hamilton St at Georgia St. Featuring 30-plus farms and producers, this midweek market is the perfect post-work stop for farm-fresh produce, locally-raised meat and dairy, artisanal food, craft, beer, wine, & spirits, and food trucks…. Full details 

Cobble Hill Farmers’ Market

Jun 6 - Sep 26

Thursdays June 6th– Sept 26th 2019 5-3:30 PM The ‘Bee Friendly Village Market’ is a fantastic community event held in beautiful and historically agricultural Cobble Hill in a grassy field with shade trees and plenty of parking close by. You will be greeted by 30 friendly vendors who are happy to talk to you about… Full details 

The Vancouver Art Gallery presents Alberto Giacometti: A Line Through Time

Jun 16 - Sep 29

An exhibition celebrating the legacy of one of the twentieth century’s greatest sculptors, on view June 16 to September 29, 2019. The first major presentation of Giacometti’s art in Vancouver, this wide-ranging exhibition of paintings, sculptures, drawings and lithographs showcases Giacometti’s works alongside the ancient sculptures that served his imagination and works by famed artists… Full details 

Vancouver Queer Arts Festival

Jun 17 - Jun 28

The Vancouver Queer Arts Festival, recognized as one of the top five festivals of its kind in the world (Melbourne Herald Star) returns June 17th – 28th to the Roundhouse Arts Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver). This years theme “rEvolution” gathers together artists who dissemble, push and transgress; art as the evolution of the revolution… Full details 

Landscapes Exhibition

Jun 17 - Jun 30

Landscapes | June 17 – 30 A blazing horizon at dawn or dusk, lush foliage in the summer and a serene blanket of white in winter – landscapes take many forms with the passing of time. Artists divided by country, culture or decade are united in their love for and unique expression of their favourite… Full details 

Women’s Work: New Acquisitions 2019

Jun 21 - Aug 25

This exhibition focuses on the Burnaby Art Gallery’s direction, since 2013, to significantly enhance its collection of works created by women artists. Six years ago, it was discovered that within the permanent collection of more than 5000 works of art, only 22% of works were created by women artists. Although a statistic such as this… Full details 

Indigenomics by Design – 100 Billion Indigenous Economy Conference

Jun 24 - Jun 26

Indigenous leaders, businesses and organizations to government, educational institutions, private industry and corporations, from decision makers to change agents are invited to a part of highly anticipated Indigenous led economic design conference. The vision is to share and integrate an Indigenous economic worldview at the “National Indigenomics by Design: The 100 Billion Dollar Indigenous Economy… Full details 

Negroni Week 2019

Jun 24 - Jun 30

Negroni Week is back, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Negroni’s creation. Campari Canada is taking over Vancouver hotspot The Loft at Earls Yaletown for a week of official Negroni Week activities. The Negroni – an iconic mix of Campari, gin and red vermouth – will be the star of the menu while a gift… Full details 

Victoria Job Fair- June 25th, 2019

Jun 25

Looking for Work? New Career? Immediate Hiring? Direct Interview? DO NOT MISS THE VICTORIA JOB FAIR: TIME: 1:00PM TO 3:00PM HOTEL: Parkside Hotel ADDRESS: 810 Humboldt Street, Victoria, BC V8V 5B1 MEET FACE TO FACE WITH HIRING COMPANIES IN VICTORIA Recruiters, HR Managers, Hiring Companies, Associations, Employment Agencies. FREE ADMISSION FOR JOB SEEKERS ONLINE REGISTRATION… Full details 

Audiobooks in the Future of Digital Publishing

Jun 25

Opportunities exist today in the digital world for audiobooks. Join Bright Wing Media CEO, Kaleeg Hainsworth, as he discusses the practicalities, resources, and do’s and don’ts of making your own audiobooks. Meet June’s author in the spotlight, Mark Holden, and learn more about his autobiography, Chronicles of a Rock and Roll CEO. The event will… Full details 

Roedde House Speaker Series, June 26th: “Psychology and Allegory for the Victorians in “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”

Jun 26

Please join us for our monthly speaker series event, in which scholars and professionals in Victorian literature, regional and local history, and heritage preservation will give talks on a variety of interesting subjects. Topics and speakers will change monthly! For our June event, Richard Bergen will discuss allegory and space in Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange… Full details 

B.C. Overland Rally

Jun 27 - Jun 30

B.C. Overland Rally (BCOR) is coming to Whistler Olympic Park June 27-30, 2019. Traveling and camping enthusiasts, known as overlanders, will gather to learn and share stories. BCOR organizer Ray Hyland and those who attend welcome new people. During BCOR, participants sign up for classes with top vehicle instructors, chefs, photographers and more. Full details 

Tacofino Beer Dinner Series: Strange Fellows Brewing Company

Jun 27

Tacofino will spotlight BC’s craft beer community when it welcomes Vancouver’s own Strange Fellows Brewing company to its Hastings Location on Thursday, June 27 for a collaborative beer dinner. Beers from Strange Fellows will be paired with a custom five-course menu prepared by Tacofino Regional Executive Chef Stefan Hartmann and Tacofino Hastings Head Chef Daniel… Full details 

Diversity Gala 2019

Jun 27

North Shore ConneXions Society & The North Vancouver School District are bringing you a celebration of inclusive art on the North Shore! This event will showcase a variety of artwork from professional artists, self-advocates, high school students, indigenous artists and more. Most of the art will be for sale on the night, as well as… Full details 

Michelin on the Road™ Dinner

Jun 27

On Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m., Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will host an exclusive Michelin on the Road™ dinner that pairs the culinary talents of its Executive Chef Roger Ma with Melissa Rodriguez, Chef/Partner of New York City’s Michelin-starred Del Posto, the celebrated Italian enclave which she co-owns with acclaimed restaurateurs Lidia and… Full details 

Summer Festival Series

Jun 27 - Aug 29

Township of Langley’s Summer Festival Series Thursday Nights from June 27 – August 29 Concerts start at 7pm *July 11 – Children’s Concert starts at 6pm FREE Admission During the months of July and August, a different act will be featured one evening each week at the amphitheatre in Willoughby Community Park, a unique outdoor… Full details 

Rock of Ages

Jun 27 - Jul 6

The songs of Journey, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and other artists underscore a tale of big dreams in Hollywood. Soon after hopping off a bus from the Midwest, aspiring singer Sherrie Christian immediately finds herself in trouble. Coming to her rescue is Drew, a bar-back at the legendary club the Bourbon Room. With stars in… Full details 

Set Her Free — Butterfly Release!

Jun 29

The Talitha Koum Society invites the public to support its two women’s recovery houses in Coquitlam by reserving/buying a butterfly which they can personally release or ask a TK client to release on their behalf during our Set Her Free (Summer): Butterfly Release event. Cost is just $25 per butterfly, plus a small service charge…. Full details 

Afro-Multicultural Talent Show

Jun 29 - Jun 30

CALLING FOR TALENTS!!! All Talents and Gifts are welcome to our Auditioning! We look forward collaborating with you all and the top 5 contestants will have a chance to perform on our big event which will take place on June 29th at Taj Conventional Centre and win an award. In addition, the top 5 contestant… Full details 

Afro Multicultural Night

Jun 29 - Jul 1

An Evening to showcase local talents, dinner and fashion show. ● Talent Show Competition ● Contestants Judges ● Multicultural Events ● DJ Rossco ● Comedies / Funnies ● Dancing/Singing ● Kids Friendly Show ● Community Gathering Taj Park Convention Centre 8580 – 132nd Street Surrey BC V3W 4N7 Safari Kabumbe – Kabumbe African Designer nurutraining@gmail.com… Full details 

KIDS FOR A CAUSE – Piano Concert

Jun 29

United Global Care (UGCM) is a newly established non-profit (Canadian registered) organization that focuses on humanitarian work in various parts of the world. There is so much need in our society. People of all ages and backgrounds are caught in the entangling web of penury, misfortune, lack, etc. By providing financial/moral support, our goal is… Full details 

LHE Present Our Pre-Pride Speed Dating Event

Jun 30

We strive to make dating and meeting new people less stressful and more memorable by presenting you with the easiest way to meet the some of the Vancouver-ite cuties out there. At one of our speed dating events, in one extraordinary evening, you can meet up to 19 women/womyn/womxn. This is amazing and phenomenal; other… Full details 

O Canada! exhibition

Jul 1 - Jul 14

O Canada! | July 1 – July 14 Canada is brimming with beautiful landscapes, diverse cultures, and artistic talent. Artwork in this exhibition asks 55 different artists from across the nation to reflect on personal attachment to Canadian identity with works inspired by stories, places, and pieces of their past that build a sum greater… Full details 

North Vancouver Canada Day Celebration

Jul 1

Celebrate Canada Day at this free family event from noon to 4pm at Waterfront Park! Hosted by the Rotary Club of Lions Gate for the 31st year, the celebration will feature a diverse lineup of local performers, multicultural food, family-oriented games, and displays from North Shore community organizations – while also being a zero waste… Full details 

Vancouver Greek Summerfest

Jul 4 - Jul 14

Nothing to do this July 4th? Come down to the 33rd Annual Greek Summerfest on the corner of Boundary and E. 29th Ave! Amazing Greek food with live multicultural events from bellydancing, Brazilian samba, Greek folk dance, and many more! Admission is free so all you need to worry about is enjoying your time there!… Full details 

Indian Summer Festival 2019

Jul 4 - Jul 14

The 9th annual Indian Summer Festival returns to Vancouver, bringing locally and internationally renowned artists to venues across the city from July 4 to 14. With the provocative theme of ‘Tricksters, Magicians, and Oracles,’ the 2019 festival lineup features futurists, novelists, stand-up comedians, musicians and storytellers both locally and from around the world. Full details 

Fridays on Front

Jul 5 - Aug 23

Fridays on Front, presented by the Downtown New West BIA and Douglas College, kicks off the weekend every Friday from 5:00-9:00 pm (July 5 – August 23) on the 600 block of Front Street (a short walk from the Skytrain.) The fully licensed street social will feature a rotating lineup of live entertainment, artisan vendors… Full details 

MS Bike Kootenay Challenge

Jul 6 - Jul 7

Canada has one of the highest rates of multiple sclerosis in the world and every year, friends, family members and co-workers strap on their helmets to end this disease. Every summer cyclists of all ages and fitness levels come together on roads across Canada to find, and conquer, their person challenge at MS Bike. From… Full details