26 Free Metro Vancouver Events To Take On Before Spring Ends

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Free Metro Vancouver Events

When it comes to free Metro Vancouver events, we’ve got you covered.

Spring isn’t going anywhere for awhile longer, and there’s so many amazing events to check out that won’t cost you anything!

Here are the best free things to do in Metro Vancouver this spring.

Free Metro Vancouver Events This Spring

April

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Photo: yuanxizhou / 604 Now Flickr Pool

About: The city holds over 40,000 cherry blossom trees, and the blossoming of those endless clouds of flowers are enough reason to celebrate.
Date: Thursday April 4th – Sunday April 28th, 2019
Time: Various at different locations

The Big Sing

About: This Spring the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival will bring Metro Vancouver together in harmony to share in the joy of singing as part of a large group.
Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

LitFest New West

About: The Gala features three well-known BC poets in an art gallery/studio setting with a cash bar.
Date: Saturday, April 26th – Sunday, April 27th, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Worlds of Wonder Exhibit

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Photo: Bill Ward / Flickr

About: At this gallery, visitors will see nature, technology and history come to life through LEGO bricks!
Date: Sunday, April 28th – Sunday, September 8th, 2019.
Time: Various

VanDusen Plant Sale

About: Running from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., visitors will come across thousands of plants for sale.
Date: Sunday April 28th, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

May

Surrey Pop-Up Junk Drop

Pop-Up Junk Drop

Photo: City of Surrey

About: The City of Surrey allows residents to dispose of their unwanted items completely free of charge at the Pop-up Junk Drop events taking place this spring and summer.
Date: Sunday May 26th, 2019, Sunday July 7th, 2019, Sunday August 11th, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Women’s Personal Safety Workshops

About: The tactics taught are designed to be easily learned and remembered by women who have no prior training.
Date: Friday May 3rd, 2019,
Time: Various

Burnaby Festival of Learning

About: A variety of events will be happening throughout Burnaby including performances, lectures, discussions, tours, and more.
Date: Saturday May 4th – Saturday May 11th, 2019
Time: Various

Langley Root Beer Festival

Root Beer Festival

Photo: stu_spivack / Flickr

About: Not only will the event offer a wide variety of root beer concoctions, but there will be 50 kinds of the bubbly goodness from across North America available to sample.
Date: Saturday May 25th, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Vancouver Greek Food Festival

About: Hosted at Hellenic Community of Vancouver, this weekend event will offer up mouthwatering souvlaki, sweet, honey soaked loukoumades, and much more!
Date: Friday May 3rd, 2019 – Sunday May 5th, 2019
Time: Various

Burnaby Village Museum Summer Season

About: Gate admission is free and carousel rides are $2.65 each.
Date: Saturday May 4th, 2019 – Monday September 2nd, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival

About: Hundreds of artists, writers, cartoonists, illustrators and more will be selling their art, promoting their work, and speaking on panels.
Date: Saturday May 18th, 2019 – Sunday May 19th, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

June

Italian Day On The Drive

Italian Day On The Drive

Photo: Italian Day / Facebook

About: Italian Day on The Drive is a vibrant cultural street festival celebrating Italian culture, heritage and community with over 150 street participants, comprised of partners, merchants, vendors and community organizations.
Date: Sunday June 9th, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fort Langley Makers Market

About: This vibrant outdoor market encompasses all things awesome with the makers moement, and you are bound to find something you will love!
Date: Saturday, June 1st, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Mid Main Art Fair

About: This wonderful group of established artists will showcase work from abstraction to realism creating stunning art, in a variety of mediums such as watercolours, acrylic, oil, photography, sculpture, and printmaking.
Date: Sunday, June 9th, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wine and Wash

About: Experience a little pampering for the body and soul, while enjoying some wine.
Date: Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Mercato Italian Market

Mercato Italian Market

About: This unique market is about bringing together the tastes of Italy with the produce grown in local farms.
Date: Friday June 14th, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Free Sahaja Yoga Meditation Class

About: Classes are always free, open to anyone and everyone who has an interest in meditation – young and old, beginners and seasoned pros.
Date: Monday, June 3rd, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Happy Healthy Women Authentically Connecting for Entrepreneurs

About: Have dinner, bring some business cards and share your dreams and goals with others.
Date: Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

VANTEC Pitch Circuit Coquitlam CMPNY

About: You will have 3 minutes to present your idea and will have 6 minutes of feedback from the panel.
Date: Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Surrey Greek Food Festival

Surrey Greek Food Festival

Photo: Surrey Greek Food Festival / Facebook

About: There will be mouthwatering Greek food, folk dancing representing various regions of Greece, and performances from around the world!
Date: Friday June 7th, 2019 – Sunday June 16th, 2019
Time: TBA

Teddy Bear Picnic

About: This free event features storytelling, puppet shows, rovers, gymnastics and much more for everyone to enjoy.
Date: Sunday June 9th, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival 2019: Langley

About: The Food Truck Festival will have over 22 hand-picked food trucks with a focus on diversity. Not to mention, there will be live music by Coalmont & DJ h2o.
Date: Saturday June 15th, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Main Street Car Free Day

Main Street Car Free Day

Photo: Mount Pleasant BIA

About: This free, family-friendly event with feature kid zones, skateboarders, funky artisan shops, and popular food vendors.
Date: Sunday June 16th, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

West End Car Free Day

About: There will be art exhibits, music stages, food trucks, and places to grab a cold drink.
Date: Saturday June 15th, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Free Outdoor Yoga At Kits Beach & Riley Park

About: The classes will be held on the North side of the beach, at the corner of Maple Street and Ogden Ave. The location is different than past years, and offers a better view of the ocean and downtown Vancouver.
Date: Saturday June 1st, 2019 – Friday August 30th, 2019
Time: TBA

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