10 Things to do in Vancouver | August 2017

July 28, 2017 | Community Events Uncategorized

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10 Things to do in Vancouver | August 2017

August 2017

While it feels like July only just arrived, the month is already drawing to a close. To help you take full advantage of the final month of summer vacation, here is our list of ten great things to do in and around Vancouver during the month of August 2017.

Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place

The Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place is running from July 27th until August 31st. Every Thursday night, come watch a movie under the stars. This is a family-friendly event – no alcohol or smoking is permitted. See the full list of movies and their screening dates, here.

Vancouver Bach Festival

From August 1st to 11th, enjoy the Vancouver Bach Festival. This festival features a fantastic series of concerts with guest artists from around the globe. There will also be free film screenings to provide historical insights and a deeper understanding of the music that will be performed. For ticket information and more, click here.

BC Day Long Weekend Festivities

Monday, August 7th is BC Day! Be sure to keep an eye out for our next blog post, which will be chock-full of events happening that weekend!

Picnic on the Pier

On Wednesday, August 9th, support the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation by attending Picnic On The Pier! Enjoy a fine dining experience right on the pier in White Rock, followed by a cocktail reception with live entertainment. Get tickets, view the menu, and check out pictures from last year’s event, here.

Abbotsford International Airshow

The Abbotsford International Airshow is back! From August 11th to 13th, watch as the fighter jets put on an amazing show, followed by an evening full of events, including fireworks! Learn about the history of the airshow, view the 2017 itinerary, and get tickets, here.

Music on the Wharf

On August 14th and 28th, head down to the Port Haney Wharf for the Music on the Wharf concert series! Entry is by donation and seats fill up fast, so get there early! Check out more details, here.


From August 18th to 20th, come celebrate KitsFest! There will be something for every sports lover at this huge, three-day sports and healthy living beach festival. View more details about the festival on their website, here. 

India LIVE

On Sunday, August 19th, celebrate Indian culture at India LIVE. This event is hosted by the South Asian Family Association (SAFA) and is free and open to all ages. Enjoy Indian food, music, and performances. There will also be a marketplace that will feature cultural wares, clothing, gifts, and delicious snacks. Check out the event details, here.

Harrison Hot Springs Lakefront Car Show

On Saturday, August 26th, come down and enjoy a full day surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Harrison Lake and sleek cars at the Harrison Hot Springs Lakefront Car Show. Get more information, here.

Deep Cove Daze

On August 28th, enjoy the biggest 1-day music & arts festival in North Vancouver at Deep Cove Daze! There will be lots of free activities for people of all ages. Check out the Facebook event, here.

We hope you found something fun to do this month. From everyone here at Longevity Graphics, have a great August 2017!