May Long Weekend 2017

May 8, 2017 | Community Events Uncategorized

Blog Post By Longevity Graphics

May Long Weekend 2017

Victoria Day Long Weekend takes place from May 20 – May 22 this year. Victoria Day commemorates the birthday of Queen Victoria, the British Queen who was born on May 24, 1819.

We have compiled a list of May Long Weekend 2017 events and activities taking place throughout Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Throughout 2017, Canada 150 celebrations are taking place. Some of the events we have included in this blog post include complimentary admission for Canada’s 150.

Now, what will the weather be like this May Long Weekend 2017? We are forecasted to have sunshine.

Family-Friendly Events

Make lasting memories with your family and friends this May Long Weekend 2017. Check out these family-friendly events taking place.

Playland at the PNE
2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Opens May 6 (Saturday, Sundays & Holidays)

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Sporting Kansas City
BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
Saturday, May 20

Vancouver All British Field Meet
VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5251 Oak St, Vancouver
Saturday, May 20

Victoria Day at Burnaby Village Museum
Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Monday, May 22

Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair
6050 176 Street, Surrey
May 19 – May 22

Fort Langley’s 95th Annual May Day Parade
Church Street, Fort Langley
Monday, May 22

Whistler GO Festival
Various locations in Whistler
May 19 – May 22

Farmers Markets

May Long Weekend 2017

There are many great farmers markets around Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley that are now open for the season. Visit the BC Association of Farmers Markets to discover the best markets in your area.

Night Markets

The local night markets are open for the summer! Enjoy the good eats, good finds and good times! Be sure to check them out!

Richmond Night Market
8351 River Road, Richmond
Opens May 12 (Friday, Saturday, Sundays & Holidays)

International Summer Night Market
12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond
Opens April 29 (Friday, Saturday, Sundays & Holidays)

Shipyards Night Market
138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
Opens May 5 (Friday)

Beer & Wine Festivals

Canadian Crafts Vancouver Wine Tour – Fraser Valley
Pick up outside Canada Place – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Recurring weekly (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Wednesday)

Vancouver Craft Brewery Experience
Pick up outside Canada Place – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Recurring Daily

Fort Langley Beer & Food Festival 
Fort Langley National Historic Site – 23433 Mavis Avenue, Langley
Friday, May 20

Explore the Outdoors

May Long Weekend 2017

A little rain never hurt anyone, so get out of the city and explore the great outdoors. The Greater Vancouver area has much to offer.  Visit Vancouver Trails and see which local trails and hikes are open for the season.

Admission to Canada’s National Parks, Historic Sites and Marine Conversation Areas is free during 2017. Order your Discovery Pass here.

Make the best of this May Long Weekend 2017. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly activities or ideas for an adventure, the possibilities are endless! From everyone here at Longevity Graphics, we wish you a happy and safe May Long Weekend 2017.