Summer PlayDays: Movie Night and Concert

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

All season long, the waterfront plaza at the Richmond Olympic Oval has been the site of free family fun, hosting Summer PlayDays with outdoor games, fitness classes, live music, boot camps and BBQs. The culmination of this fun activity series will be on August 31st with more live music, great food, a free screening of Disney’s latest animated classic, Frozen, and a free concert with Jordan Klassen and Kytami.

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What: Summer PlayDays: Movie Night and Concert
Where: Richmond Olympic Oval Plaza, 6111 River Road
When: Sunday, August 31, 2014 from 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Ample free parking will be available at the City of Richmond’s Works Yard (5599 Lynas Lane). Bus shuttles will be running from 3:30pm until 10:30pm between the Works Yard and the Richmond Olympic Oval. Additional parking can be found at the WorkSafe BC parking lot.

Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the shows and space is limited so be sure to get there early. The Richmond Food Bank Society will be on site and the first 200 people to visit their booth will receive a coupon for a free bag of popcorn. Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item or make a cash donation.

Throughout the evening, performers include jugglers Mike Battie and Yuki Ueda and there will be plenty of fun for the kids including bouncy castles, the Richmond Art Truck, Tumble Bus, Cartwheels Inc. gymnastics zone, ping pong and more.

Delicious food will be available including BBQ hamburgers and hotdogs, Asian cuisine from All About the Grill, Cravings Kettle Corn, Tin Lizzy Donuts and Rocky Point Ice Cream.

“Violinistextremist” Kytami will perform at 5:45pm and Jordan Klassen will go on at 7:00pm. The screening of Frozen will follow at dusk.

Summer PlayDays is presented by the City of Richmond and the Richmond Olympic Oval. It’s also part of Richmond Days of Summer, which is presented by Vancouver International Airport. Miss604 is a proud media partner of the Summer PlayDays: Movie and Concert on August 31st.

Win a VIP Experience

Summer PlayDays is offering up a VIP movie and concert night experience to one lucky Miss604 reader and their guest. They will enjoy two comfy seats in Adirondack chairs, two bags of kettle corn, and a $25 voucher for the food trucks. Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • If you have played in Richmond this summer, post a #SummerPlayDays / Richmond-themed photo on Instagram tagging @Miss604 and @FunRichmond in the caption. (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a VIP #SummerPlayDays movie/concert night experience from @FunRichmond @Miss604 http://ow.ly/AxdR1

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Follow #SummerPlayDays on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for more information.

Leading up to the movie and concert night, everyone is invited to drop by the Games Zone on the waterfront plaza Wednesdays through Sundays in August (except for August 30) from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Free games and gear are available so you can play bocce, badminton, croquet, chess, checkers, ping pong, volleyball and more. Fitness buffs can get in an end-of-the-week workout by taking part in free Boot Camp classes on the plaza from 6:45pm to 7:45pm on Fridays through August 29.

Update The winner is Maureen!

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15 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Randy CarterWednesday, August 20th, 2014 — 9:43am PST

    I live in Richmond and had no idea this was even happening! Thank you Miss604 for sharing the #SummerPlayDays on twitter. Looks like a great way to view Disney’s Frozen for the first time.

  2. SanazWednesday, August 20th, 2014 — 11:35am PST

    I’d love to check out this event!

  3. JenWednesday, August 20th, 2014 — 5:46pm PST

    The kids would LOVE this!!!

  4. KaceyThursday, August 21st, 2014 — 7:06am PST

    Sounds so fun!

  5. Peter KThursday, August 21st, 2014 — 8:42am PST

    Awesome!

  6. Janet Y.J. KongThursday, August 21st, 2014 — 8:42am PST

    Sounds like a pleasant evening of fun!

  7. KateThursday, August 21st, 2014 — 8:58am PST

    Great long weekend event!

  8. KathleenThursday, August 21st, 2014 — 11:52am PST

    this would be great!

  9. VickiThursday, August 21st, 2014 — 6:25pm PST

    Sounds like fun!

  10. Teresa KFriday, August 22nd, 2014 — 10:53am PST

    I’d love to win.

  11. MaureenFriday, August 22nd, 2014 — 12:09pm PST

    Nothing quite like an outdoor movie on a nice summer’s evening. Let It Go!

  12. HelenFriday, August 22nd, 2014 — 12:15pm PST

    Have not seen Frozen yet. Love to see it!

  13. AngelaFriday, August 22nd, 2014 — 2:16pm PST

    I love these kind of events! Would love to win! Fingers crossed!

  14. RebeccaSaturday, August 23rd, 2014 — 9:54pm PST

    Haven’t seen “Frozen”, so this would be a fun way to do so.

  15. BonnieTuesday, August 26th, 2014 — 11:49am PST

    This sounds like fun.

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