The Best Things To Do In Port Moody This Summer

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Port Moody is a quaint city with a modern, cozy feel. You’re sure to feel right at home the moment you step foot in the city.

What’s more, it’s perfect for both art lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. As such, we’ve compiled a list of all the things to do in Port Moody this summer. Enjoy!

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Things To Do In Port Moody

HIKING

Port Moody features an abundance of hiking trails with breathtaking views. Bunzten Lake, Indian Arm, Jug Island, and the Shoreline Hiking Trail are among the most popular to both visitors and locals.

WATER SPORTS

Looking to cool off in the upcoming heat? Port Moody has a number of options that help. Rocky Point Park, located next to the Burrard Inlet, features a pier, where people can rent kayaks, canoes, or paddle boards.

In addition, other choices are Bunzten Lake, Sasamat Lake, all places where people can let loose and go boating, fishing, or simply just swim.

LAKES

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To the lake we go #lakelovers #sansbebe #activeandhappy

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If you’re looking for white sand and warm, clear water, look no further.

White Pine beach, one of the two beaches at Sasamat Lake, is the perfect spot to go on a sunny day. Moreover, it’s an accessible beach featuring a concession stand and clean bathrooms, you’re always left satisfied.

FESTIVALS

Port Moody boasts an assortment of festivals, including the Golden Spike Days festival, as well as the Newport Village Summer Festival.

RIBFEST

A three day event full of barbecue delicacies from all over Canada, Ribfest also offers free admission.

From July 20th to July 22nd, Ribfest is based in Rocky Point Park and features live entertainment. Further, it’s a family event that allows people to try out new flavours and then head to the pier to catch some scenic views. As a result, it offers the best of both worlds.

ARTS

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Did you know that we have a dedicated Young Artists Gallery at the Arts Centre? Throughout the year, we showcase creative artwork by talented young artists enrolled in our art classes. Next up: “BLOOM: An Exhibit of Emerging Teen Talent” featuring the imaginative work of students from Christy Dunsmore’s Saturday Drawing Classes, on display June 7-July 5, 2018. Join us for the Opening Reception on Thursday, June 7 | 6-8pm, held in conjunction with the exhibitions opening in our main galleries, to help us celebrate these young artists! 🌺 PSST! Christy is teaching a series of teen art classes this summer, ranging from drawing and mixed media to literature and architecture. Visit pomoarts.asapconnected.com or go to the linktr.ee in our bio for more info.

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Port Moody’s Arts Centre aims to support local art and simultaneously show off the city’s history. The Arts Centre is a non-profit organization that features an art gallery as providing several classes, including a ‘Zen Doodling’ class every Tuesday.

NEWPORT VILLAGE

A quaint outdoor shopping village, Newport Village has over 50 different merchants.

Ranging from unique gift shops to delicious bakery goods, Newport Village has it all. Be sure to check out Casa Del Pane and Wish On A Star, the outdoor village’s exclusive stores!

BREWERIES

When it comes to beer, the city stands out.

Featuring a plethora of breweries, including the iconic Yellow Dog Brewery, you can stroll over to Parkside Brewery or Yellow Dog after a day at Rocky Point Park for a refreshing cold beverage.

For more fun things to do, check out our Travel & Outdoors section

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