10 Things to do in Vancouver | June 2017
Summer has finally arrived in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. With the school year, coming to a close, we thought we would compile a list of 10 of the best things to do in Vancouver during the month of June 2017. We have a little something for everyone!
Bard on the Beach
Running this year from June 1st until September 23rd, Bard on the Beach puts a new take on beloved Shakespeare plays. The features this year are Much Ado About Nothing, The Winter’s Tale, The Merchant of Venice and The Two Gentleman of Verona. Tickets can be purchased online, here. Be sure to get your tickets early as they will sell out quickly.
Vancouver International Children’s Festival
The Vancouver International Children’s Festival takes place from May 29th – June 4th. It hosts many performances and activities for children. Check out the schedule and order your tickets, here.
There are several night markets open in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland this summer.
- The Richmond Night Market runs from May 12th to October 9th
- The Illumination Summer Night Market runs from May 5th to September 10th
- The Shipyards Night Market runs from May 5th to September 29th
Vancouver Craft Beer & Wine Festival
The Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival is back! Come enjoy over 300 beers and ciders from over 100 Craft Breweries and Cideries on June 3rd and 4th at the PNE Fairgrounds. There will be live music, a games area, several food trucks, and it’s sure to be a good time! For more information and tickets, click here.
MEC Trail Race Three
Like running? MEC is sponsoring two races on June 4th – one 15 km and one 55 km. If you think you can handle it, check out all the details and sign up, here.
Surrey Greek Food Festival
On June 9th to June 18th, join the celebration at the 26th annual Surrey Greek Food Festival. With live entertainment and amazing food, this smaller festival is perfect for someone who prefers smaller crowds. For more information, click here.
BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival
On June 17th, come out to the Percy Perry Stadium in Coquitlam for a raucous good time watching the traditional Highland Games competition. With tons of activities for all ages, this will be an event to remember. Check out all the details and get tickets, here.
Tough Mudder Whistler
Do you thrive on physical exertion and competition? Tough Mudder Whistler is back with some old favorite obstacles and some completely new ones. Come take part on June 17th and 18th. Visit the event website, here.
TD International Jazz Festival
This year the International Jazz Festival is running from June 22nd until July 2nd. Come enjoy numerous events and jazz performances. For more information about the event schedule and tickets, visit the Coact Jazz website, here.
Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival
The Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival is taking place from June 23rd to June 25ht. With lots of partners, vendors, and of course, the races, there will be plenty to enjoy. Best of all – free admission! Check out the details, here.
From everyone here at Longevity Graphics, we hope you’ll be able to get out and enjoy some of these amazing events taking place in June 2017!