Top Things To Do In Metro Vancouver This Weekend (June 16-18)

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Rain, rain go away. Summer is just a few days away yet we will probably continue to see precipitation in metro Vancouver this weekend. Get your mind off the weather by checking out what’s going on around the 604 this weekend.

Adults | Science World: After Dark 2017

Science World

Photo: Flickr/Ted McGrath

After Dark: Made In Canada is Science World’s latest adult-only evening taking place this weekend on Friday, June 16th, 2017. It runs from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., with doors opening earlier at 5:30 p.m. for combo ticket holders.

Fiesta | Point Grey Fiesta

From Friday, June 16th –  Sunday, June 18th,  West 10th and Trimble Park gets transformed into the annual start-of-summer event for the local community, their families and friends. Fiesta resembles a village celebration with a small-town parade, amateur stage performances and a carnival. Admission is free.

Dance | City of Bhangra

City of Bhangra Festival

Photo: VIBC / Facebook

City of Bhangra’s last day is Saturday, June 17th, 2017. Festival events are unique, diverse and strategically held in different venues across the lower mainland.

Food | Surrey Greek Food Festival 2017

Enjoy delicious authentic Greek cuisine and awesome multicultural entertainment from June 9th to the 18th. The menu will have your mouth watering with all your favourites, including: souvlaki, gyros, calamari, spanakopita, hummus and pita, tzatziki, roasted potatoes, Greek salad, baklava and much more.

Outdoor shopping | Night Markets

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

Yoga | Free Outdoor Yoga At Kits Beach + Riley Park

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Photo: DennisSylvesterHurd / Flickr

Free outdoor yoga returned to Kitsilano Beach on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 and runs until the end of August. The classes will be held on the North side of the beach, at the corner of Maple St and Ogden Ave. The location is different than last year, and offers a better view of the ocean and downtown Vancouver.

Art | Queer Arts Festival

This local arts festival looks to push boundaries and initiates dialogue. It takes place from Saturday, June 17th – Thursday, June 29th, 2017.

Exploration | Surrey Doors Open 2017

Surrey Doors Open

Photo: City of Surrey / Facebook

The 6th annual Surrey Doors Open event takes place on Saturday, June 17th, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The event gives visitors a unique look into 21 venues in the city. Moreover, you get to experience Surrey’s rich culture, history, art and architecture.

Father’s Day | Father’s Day Fly Tying Workshop 2017

Learn the basics of fly-tying from a great instructor and take home new flies for your next fishing trip. Dads may sign up on their own or with a child aged 12 to adult. Registration required.

Music | Truck Stop Concert Series 2017

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Photo: Red Truck Beer

The Truck Stop Concert Series at Red Truck Beer is returning for its third year from Saturday, June 17th, 2017 – Saturday, August 12th. Three great shows in East Vancouver’s historic Brewery Creek neighbourhood will again highlight the series.

Sports | Vancouver Whitecaps

The Vancouver Whitecaps host FC Dallas this Saturday night at 7:00 p.m.

Baseball | Vancouver Canadians Father’s Day Catch 2017

The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club are once again inviting families across the Lower Mainland to their annual Father’s Day Catch on Sunday, June 18th, 2017. It takes place from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and admission is free. Families can enjoy dad’s special day outside by warming up the field for our city’s baseball heroes with a good old fashioned game of catch.

 

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