The month of August is flying by but there has been no shortage of events, festivals, and activities across the Lower Mainland this summer. Here’s quick Link Fest for what’s coming up this weekend.
Friday August 21st is Community Fun Day over at Renfrew Park from 1:30pm – 4:30pm. It’s a free event with activities for all ages.
It’s Movie Night in Connaught Park in Kitsilano on Friday as well with an outdoor screening of the film, Up. The film is free however if you’d like to come early a chef will be preparing fresh pizzas on demand ($23-$29)
Another outdoor movie series film is being shown at Holland Park in Surrey. Alert your daughters because it will be the Hannah Montana Movie.
The West End Dog Show is this Saturday at Nelson Park.
It’s the Slow Food Cycle Tour in Agassiz this weekend. All you need is $10, a bike, and an appetite for fresh local ingredients and cuisine.
The Bowen Summer Market takes over the Boardwalk in Snug Cove on Saturday starting at 10:00am. You can hop a quick ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Bowen Island explore for the afternoon.
Many other local farmers markets are still in full swing including Burnaby, and Gastown.
This Saturday is the 3rd annual Quayside Festival and Sale at Quayside Park in New Westminster. Collectibles will be for sale from 100s of locals and vendors along with entertainment on the Boardwalk.
Spend on a Trend is August 21, 22 and 23 at the Scotiabank Dance Centre celebrating independent Canadian designers and their fall fashions. Thanks to Steve for the comment about this.
Multiples More Fun is happening in Ladner on Saturday. If you have a multiple birth family, come and join the festivities at Memorial Park.
Sunday August 22nd is opening day of the PNE’s 99th season and tomorrow I’ll do my draw for the family pack of tickets. One special note is that the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society is going to be setting up a mini Canstruction display. Look for their tent and if you can, bring by any non-perishable food items to donate during this summer season.