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10 FREE Things To Do In Burnaby This May

Burnaby Village Museum

Photo: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

Hello May! We’ve got another exciting month in store and want to tell you all about the free things to do in Burnaby.

From a farmers’ market to art exhibits, here are the best free things to do in Burnaby this May.

Free Things To Do In Burnaby This May

Burnaby Village Museum Summer Season

Free Things To Do In Burnaby
Photo: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

About: Burnaby Village Museum has created a 1920s village for you to explore. Costumed townsfolk welcome visitors and give demonstrations in the homes, shops and businesses.
Date: Saturday May 4th – Monday September 2nd, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Arts Alive

About: This year’s 37th edition presents a selection of artworks from elementary schools across the city. Math & Art is this year’s theme to act as inspiration for elementary students.
Date: Friday May 3rd, 2019 – Sunday June 9th, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mother’s Day Portraits

About: Treat Mom to a special portrait or bring in the whole family for a group shot to remember.
Date: Saturday May 11th – Sunday May 12th, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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


Farmers’ Market

Cannery Farmers MarketAbout: The market features live music every week, a used book exchange, a children’s play tent, games table and sitting area with local newspapers.
Date: Every Saturday until October 26th, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Burnaby Blooms

About: View figures dressed in flowers, plants and foliage by floral designers as they create unique floral ladies
Date: Saturday, May 4th, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Walk with the Mayor

About: Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley invites you to walk with him at Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park.
Date: Sunday, May 5th, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Great Salmon Send-Off

About: Come and release young salmon into Stoney Creek. There will be free, family-friendly educational activities and lots of entertainment.
Date: Saturday, May 11th, 2019
Time: 10:00 a..m. – 2:00 p.m.

Jazz Jam

About: Hosted by Cory Weeds, the Jazz Jam features a stellar lineup of local jazz musicians in an improvised evening of music.
Date: Sunday, May 28th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Mother’s Day at the Village

About: Celebrate mom at the Burnaby Village Museum. Special activities have been planned with moms and their families in mind.
Date: Sunday, May 12th, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


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