23 Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend (June 21-23)

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This weekend really has it all. Pizza Hut and Pizza Pizza have all your dinner plans for the weekend covered with sweet deals. From goat yoga to food festivals, here are 23 Metro Vancouver events to check out this weekend.

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Vancouver Events This Weekend

Friday, June 21

Richmond Night Market

Richmond Night Market

Photo: Richmond Night Market

About: With endless rows of things to eat and see, the Richmond Night Market will be bustling with over 100 different food vendors to choose from, merchandise and games.
Date: Friday May 10th, 2019 – Monday October 14th, 2019
Cost: Free – $.75
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Shipyards Night Market

About: Visitors will find fresh food, locally made products, musicians, art and entertainment every Friday night. The festivities in the Square kick off at 5:00 p.m. on Friday nights. In addition, there is live music until 10:00 p.m. on the Shipbuilders’ Stage, showcasing talent from all over BC.
Date: Friday May 3rd, 2019 – Friday September 27th, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The HUGO BOSS Vancouver Warehouse Sale

About: You can save up to 70% off at this massive HUGO BOSS sale. Customers will find an amazing selection of suits, sport jackets, outerwear, apparel, footwear, and accessories.
Date: Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 – Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: Various

Craft Cycle Vancouver Beer Tour

Craft Cycle Vancouver Beer Tour

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About: Vancouver Beer Bike Tour, hosted by Canadian Craft Tours, is an exciting way to travel between some of North Vancouver’s most popular breweries.
Date: Saturday March 9th, 2019 – Monday December 30th, 2019
Cost: $45
Time: Various

A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature

About: Created by the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature, is “an interactive and immersive exhibition that exposes and explains the mathematical patterns that abound in the natural world”.
Date: Friday February 22nd, 2019 – Tuesday September 3rd, 2019
Cost: Free – $25
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Burnaby Village Museum

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, 2019 – Monday September 2nd, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Playland

About: Vancouver’s amusement park, Playland, opened for the season on Saturday, May 4th, 2019. Well-known rides such as The Beast, Hellevator, and the Wooden Roller Coaster will once again be ready to make you scream.
Date: Saturday, May 4th, 2019 – Sunday, September 15th, 2019
Cost: Various
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

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About: This musical is about an imaginative hit book that spans across generations. The Arts Club Theatre Company presents: Matilda The Musical.
Date: Thursday May 16th, 2019 – Saturday June 29th, 2019
Cost: Starting at $39
Time: Various

Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival

About: North America’s flagship dragon boat festival returns to Vancouver. Kick off summer with the Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival on the shores of False Creek with three days of the continent’s best dragon boat racing.
Date: Friday June 21st, 2019 – Sunday June 23rd, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Vancouver Rock N’ Gem Show

About: This year’s selections of items includes crystals, minerals, fossils, gemstones, cabochons, jewelry, beads, specimens, and home décor.
Date: Thursday June 20th, 2019 – Sunday June 23rd, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: Various

Shaggy Richmond Concert

Shaggy

Photo: Shaggy / Facebook

About: The Jamaican singer, who took his stage name from the character Shaggy, from the TV show Scooby-Doo, decided to pursue his music career in 1993 and his first hit was “Oh Carolina“.
Date: Friday June 21st, 2019
Cost: Starting at $79.50
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 22

Filipino Heritage Festival

Filipino Heritage Festival

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About: This free, two-day festival will feature live entertainment featuring local performers, a marketplace, food trucks, kids activities hosted by kids play, cultural presentations, and surprise guest artists.
Date: Saturday June 22nd, 2019 – Sunday June 23rd, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Corgi Races At Hastings Racecourse

About: Live horse racing begins at 1:50 p.m. and corgi races will take place throughout the day. Adorable dogs will compete to be crowned Hastings Top Dog. Not to mention, only one lucky dog will win $500 in prize money and a Bosleys’ Doggy Prize Pack!
Date: Saturday June 22nd, 2019 – Sunday June 23rd, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 1:50 p.m.

Maan Farms Goat Yoga

About: Maan Farms is hosting the large-scale event that starts off with goat yoga in their farm fields under the summer sky, followed by strawberry picking. It’s a winning combination, with the intention of creating the largest goat yoga event that’s ever been done.
Date: Saturday, June 22nd
Cost: $25 per person
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Taste Of Barbados

Taste Of Barbados

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About: Test your skills at dominoes, dance to some soca & reggae, or lime at the “rum shop”. Barbadian food includes delicious dishes, such as macaroni pie, souse, fish cakes, and cou cou.
Date: Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Strathcona Street Party

About: From 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., there will be an epic Beach Party taking place. Put on by Strathcona Beer Company, this party will have umbrellas, real sand, lots of seating, and much more.
Date: Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Goat Yoga

About: Taking place at Maplewood Farm in North Vancouver, participants have the opportunity to do yoga outdoors alongside goats.
Date: Saturday May 18th, 2019 – Sunday October 27th, 2019
Cost: $30
Time: 8:50 a.m.

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

About: The raising of the Midsummer Pole (including the dance around the pole) takes place on the Saturday. On Sunday, the Finnish wife carrying contest occurs, a race where you’re eligible to win your wife’s weight in beer.
Date: Saturday June 22nd, 2019 – Sunday June 23rd, 2019
Cost: $10
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo

Retro Gaming ExpoAbout: Modelled after similar events in other cities, organizers have taken the basics of vendors, gaming, tournaments, costumes, etc. and spiced it up a bit with a licensed venue, some awesome old-school music, live bands, special guests and other gaming themed entertainment unique to the Vancouver area.
Date: Saturday June 22nd, 2019
Cost: $25
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Grease Sing-a-Long at the Rio Theatre

About: Come out and experience one of the all-time favourite movie musicals, which has been rockin’ and rollin’ for over 40 years with a big screen Grease sing-a-long.
Date: Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Cost: $20 – $25
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 23

Wu-Tang Clan Vancouver Concert

Vancouver events

Photo: TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

About: The New York hip-hop group will be performing at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Sunday, June 23rd, 2019.
Date: Sunday June 23rd, 2019
Cost: Starting at $69
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Vancouver Vintage Motorcycle Show and Shine

About: Select rare motorcycles from the collection will be on display as well as several vendors for you to check out. Bikes, food, and a good time to be had by all!
Date: Sunday June 23rd, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Greek Day On Broadway

About: Presented by the Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC, the festival aims to share the rich Greek culture, which spans 2500 years of history, including over 100 years of social and cultural contributions to the City of Vancouver.
Date: Sunday June 23rd, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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