June Events in Metro Vancouver 2013


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Summer will begin on June 21st and the month is already full of events, performances, and festivals that will get you out and about around town. The following events have been submitted by readers over the last few weeks and as usual, this list will be updated several times each week so be sure to check back often!

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Multi-Day Events

The SONGFIRE Festival most of the month (until June 26th) and other events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green below.

June Events

Saturday, June 1, 2013
Burnaby Heights Hats Off Day*
Marpole Community Day
Vancouver Mini Maker Faire
Bike to Work Week
Celebrate Mount Pleasant at Mount Pleasant Elementary
Sake Social at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Lusine (LIVE) + Bonz.ai Collective
NetSquared Camp for Non-Profit Technology
Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge Exhibit
HSBC City of Bhangra Festival
Vancouver Craft Beer Week
Trout Lake Farmers Market
River District Farmers Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Vancouver Mini Maker Faire
Bike to Work Week
28th Annual ChildRun
Blues Caravan at Vancouver FanClub
East Feast Vancouver
Stanley Park Historical Walking Tour
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Heritage House Tour
Kitsilano Farmers Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Vancouver Craft Beer Week
Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge Exhibit
HSBC City of Bhangra Festival

Monday, June 3, 2013
Vancouver Craft Beer Week: BierCraft Belgian Showcase
House Wine Event with Alberto Antonini
Canada-Asia 2013
SMUT Soiree Vancouver
Vancouver Craft Beer Week
Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge Exhibit
HSBC City of Bhangra Festival

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Vancouver Craft Beer Week
Canada-Asia 2013
Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge Exhibit
HSBC City of Bhangra Festival

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon 16
ChefMeetsBCGrape Arts Club Fundraiser
Vancouver Craft Beer Week
Canada-Asia 2013
Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge Exhibit
HSBC City of Bhangra Festival

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Adults Only After Hours at the Vancouver Aquarium
The Gathering Place 5th Annual Art Show Opening Night
Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge Exhibit
HSBC City of Bhangra Festival

Vancouver Craft Beer Week: Riverboat Showdown at The Portside
Vancouver Craft Beer Week
Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge Exhibit
HSBC City of Bhangra Festival

Friday, June 7, 2013
Friday Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre*
Hazelgrove Elementary Fun Fair Fundraiser
Creative Mornings Vancouver
Got Craft? Sign Painter Movie
Vancity Summer Comedy Extravaganza at The Vogue Theatre
In the House Festival
Vancouver Craft Beer Week
Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge Exhibit
Port Moody Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
HSBC City of Bhangra Festival

Saturday, June 8, 2013
Lord Roberts Elementary Community Fun Fest
Vancouver Festival of Ocean Films
Stanley Park Historical Walking Tour
Kate Reid CD Launch Party
Hustle for Canuck Place, Vancouver
The Perfect Wedding Show BC
In the House Festival
Trout Lake Farmers Market
River District Farmers Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
Ironclad Art Manhole Design Challenge Exhibit
HSBC City of Bhangra Festival

Sunday, June 9, 2013
Italian Day on Commercial Drive
Vancouver Festival of Ocean Films
Hustle for Canuck Place, Abbotsford
Afternoon Tea: Mad Hatter Tea Party
JDRF TELUS Walk Vancouver
In the House Festival
John Koerner: A 100th Year Celebration at Burnaby Art Gallery
Kitsilano Farmers Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Monday, June 10, 2013
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
SOMM VIP Wine and Film Night*
Peak Performance Project Kick-Off
Vancouver Foodster: Food Talks Vol. 8
YES! Vancouver Signature Speaker Series: The Business of Fashion
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Savouring Heritage at Yaletown Brewpub
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Sit. Stay. Sip.
Night at the Aquarium
Craft and Our Community
Pecha Kucha Night Vancouver Vol. 28
Vancouver Academy of Music Opera Studio Presents Susannah
Friday, June 14, 2013
Friday Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre*
The Walking Read Gala
The Hive 2nd Anniversary Meme Party
Port Moody Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Vancouver Academy of Music Opera Studio Presents Susannah

Saturday, June 15, 2013
The Cinematheque 5th Annual Open House with Free Screenings
PINK In the City
Jamcouver: Burrard Hotel Takeover
Vancouver Draw Down: Nano-Gigantic Drawing Experiment
Fenntessa 2013 Collection Reveal and Party
Vancouver Draw Down
Midnight Crew
MEC Bikefest Vancouver
SONGFIRE Festival: Soprano Martha Guth and Pianist Graham Johnson
Historical Gardens of Stanley Park Walking Tour
Cloverdale Vintage Market
The RUSH: Race & Urban Scavenger Hunt
Ben Hur: Live Musical Accompaniment by Sara Davis Buechner
Trout Lake Farmers Market
River District Farmers Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
Vancouver Academy of Music Opera Studio Presents Susannah
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Father’s Day Wine + Swine at Township 7 Vineyards
Car Free Vancouver Day: Commercial, Main, Kits, West End
Save Little Nest/Love-In for Little Nest
Western Front Open House
Midnight Crew
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Ben Hur: Live Musical Accompaniment by Sara Davis Buechner
Vancouver Academy of Music Opera Studio Presents Susannah
Monday, June 17, 2013
SPUR Vancouver
Jello Biafra Spoken Word and Thee Goblins at the Rickshaw
Diversity Training for Human Resources Professionals
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
SPUR Vancouver
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
BAM! Fundraiser
Tasting Plates Vancouver
Lunch Poems at SFU
BC Book Prize Poetry Finalists
SPUR Vancouver
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Annual Public Meeting
Thompson Community Picnic, Richmond
30 Ways to Party
Madskillz Festival Vancouver
Friday, June 21, 2013
Friday Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre*
Make Music Vancouver: Yaletown + Gastown
Point Grey Fiesta
Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival
Port Moody Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Madskillz Festival Vancouver

Saturday, June 22, 2013
Surrey Doors Open*
North Shore Celtic Ensemble at Shipbuilders Square North Vancouver
Daisy Day 2013 at Austin Heights
Vancouver Collector Car Show, Sale, Auction
West End Strawberry Festival
ArtWalk South Granville
The Amazing Journey
Point Grey Fiesta
Take Five Trading Sample Sale
Half Price SUP Rentals With Your Pup at Deep Cove Kayak
Trout Lake Farmers Market
River District Farmers Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Madskillz Festival Vancouver

Sunday, June 23, 2013
Greek Day on Broadway
Food Cart Fest
MEC Vancouver Race
Vancouver Collector Car Show, Sale, Auction
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Point Grey Fiesta
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Madskillz Festival Vancouver

Monday, June 24, 2013
BC Health Care Awards
Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards
Thyroid and Hormone Health Seminar
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Children of the Street Society’s Pub Night FUNdraiser
June Eco-Arts Salon: Fashion designer Nicole Bridger
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Behind The Lens | Fundraiser + Photography Exhibit
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Friday, June 28, 2013
Friday Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre*
Opera Mariposa Presents ‘La serva padrona’
Anime Evolution
Port Moody Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Rascal Art Event at the Beaumont
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Saturday, June 29, 2013
Central City Brewing Summer Cask Festival
Golden Spike Days
SIROCO. Southern Wind. at the Vancouver Playhouse
Quinn Cummings: Adventures From My Awkward and Lovely Life
Trout Lake Farmers Market
River District Farmers Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Chinatown Night Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Anime Evolution

Sunday, June 30, 2013
Golden Spike Days
Food Cart Fest
Joy of Feeding at UBC Farm
Hershe Bar at Red Room
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Anime Evolution

Event Submissions

Have an event that you would like listed? Send details (title, date, website/event link) through my contact form. As previously mentioned, this list is update several times a week so be sure to bookmark it and check back often to see what’s happening.

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3 comments

  1. Janet Kong says:

    Thanks for posting events around town!

  2. Janet Kong says:

    P.S. The Mad Hatter Tea Party has changed to Sunday, June 23. 🙂

  3. Leeanne says:

    This is such a great listing – my new ‘go to’ site for what’s going on around town. But I do have one question – why is the West End Farmer’s Market not listed on Saturdays?

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