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Top Things To Do In Metro Vancouver This Weekend (June 2-4)

Fraser Valley

Photo: 5k Foam Fest Fun Run / Facebook

The first weekend of June is finally here. Although the weather has been a little underwhelming the last few days, the weekend is expected to offer a nice period sunshine of relaxation.


Free treats | Krispy Kreme Free Doughnut Day 2017

Krispy Kreme
Photo: Scott Ableman / Flickr

Krispy Kreme is helping you celebrate National Doughnut Day in the best way possible. On Friday, June 2nd, 2017, B.C.’s only Krispy Kreme location in Delta is giving away one free doughnut per person of any variety. We recommend you go early as the promo is only offered while supplies last! No purchase is necessary.

Discovery | Doors Open Richmond Opening Celebration 2017

Discover your city at Doors Open Richmond 2017. Take part in the Opening Celebration at the Richmond Cultural Centre on Friday June 2nd, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Outdoor Shopping | Night Markets

Richmond Night Market Food
Tabetai Tacos – Soft shell crab

The Illumination Night Market, Richmond Night Market, and North Vancouver Shipyards Night Market are all now open.

History | Steveston Museum’s Walking Tours 2017

Have you ever wanted to see what Richmond looked like in the 1900s? When you join the Steveston Walking Tour Vignettes this summer, you will, in fact, travel back to 1917. They begin this Friday, June 2nd and go until Saturday, July 29th.


Dance | Free Dance Event

Dance in Transit is organized by Rose Royce Group, Sams Dance and CiTR Radio. This Saturday, June 3rd enjoy a Bachata lesson with Javier Monsalve of Sabor Asi Dance Co. It takes place from 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at Robson Square. A.

Beer | Vancouver Craft Beer Week 2017

Vancouver Craft Beer Week
Photo: Donnelly Group

On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 and Sunday, June 4th, the VCBW Festival takes place. It is considered the highlight of the 10-day festival. Donnelly Group Publican’s Quarter in the PNE grounds will include a Lamplighter Pub games area with arcade, pub and lawn games.The Barber & Co pop-up barbershop will offer cuts and trims. Admission ranges from $39.99 – $49.

Bargains | Spring Bazaar

Spring Bazaar takes at the South Granville Seniors Centre takes place this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. You will discover Vintage jewellery, handbags and purses, hats and scarves, retro dishes and glassware, original artwork, collectibles and antiques, kitchen ware, artwork and decorative items, books of all categories, and so much more. Admission is free.

Cat-friendly | First Caturday at Queen Elizabeth Park

Looking for a way to spend a purr-fect Saturday? Check out the first ever ‘Caturday’ at Queen Elizabeth Park this weekend. Feline fanatics can bring their kitties to the park to mingle with other cats and their owners. It’s recommended that owners keep their pets safe by making sure they’re in a secured harness and leash. It runs from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 and is free.

Indoor activity | TCRG Pride Night – Roller Derby Bout

Get in on the action when the Vancouver Terminal City Rollergirls house teams The Bad Reputations play the Faster Pussycats in this grudge match you’ve been waiting to see. It takes place this Saturday at Royal City Curling Club from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Music | Tom Lee Music’s New Flagship Store Grand Opening

Tom Lee Music will host the Grand Opening of its New Flagship Vancouver Store on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 and Sunday, 4th at 728 Granville Street.

Race | 5K Foam Fest Abbotsford 2017

5k foam fest
Photo: 5k Foam Fest Fun Run / Facebook

5K Foam Fest is coming to Abbotsford this weekend on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017. 5K Foam Fest has 22 of some of the best and most exciting obstacles the world. They include the world’s largest inflatable water slide, slip and slides, and mucky mud pits. Tickets for the festival are currently available for purchase for $67. However, they will be sold for $85 at the gate.


Sports | Vancouver Whitecaps

The Vancouver Whitecaps take on the Atlanta United at BC Place this Saturday afternoon. Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m.

Food trucks | Streetfood Vancouver Festival 2017

Streetfood Vancouver Festival
Photo: Vij’s Railway Express / Facebook

Nothing says summer in Vancouver like a good old fashioned food truck festival. The Streetfood Vancouver Festival will take place on Sunday, June 4th, 2017 and Sunday, September 10th. The event will be held at the Concord Pacific parking lot from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. This free, family-friendly food truck + cart festival showcases some of Vancouver’s best local food.

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