Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend


Thursday, August 13th, 2015 — 5:09pm PST
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It’s been a busy summer and even though the sun has disappeared behind the clouds to kick off another weekend, the fun will keep on coming! On top of free Friday events, there’s an anniversary celebration for FUSE at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Saturday and another anniversary event for the beautiful VanDusen Botanical Garden on Sunday. Don’t forget to check out some free movie nights and the delicious offerings at your local farmers market. Have a great weekend!

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Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green below.

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

Friday, August 14, 2015
Sponsored by Miss604: Friday Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre
Take Off Fridays, Free Fun at YVR Airport
Free Friday Walking Tours, West Hastings
Games Extravaganza in the Perch @ Nelson Square
Opening: Johnny Taylor – Chiyoda Bound
Kyle Bottom’s Comedy Bucket
Fresh Air Fridays at Highstreet in Abbotsford
New West Pride Arts Celebration
Free Waterfront Walking Tours, North Vancouver
Shipyards Night Market, North Vancouver
Surrey Night Market
International Night Market, Richmond
International Symposium on Electronic Art
Free, Kitsilano Showboat
Anime Revolution
Vancouver Gem and Mineral Show
The Faerie Play at Sharing Farm
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Theatre Under the Stars in Stanley Park
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Queen’s Park, New Westminster

Saturday, August 15, 2015
Sponsored by Miss604: Downtown Surrey Movies Under the Stars
Fibre Crafts Festival
Lululemon SeaWheeze
Coding for Kids
FUSE at Vancouver Art Gallery
1st Annual West Van Lawn Bowling Classic
Vancouver’s Largest Clothing Swap
River District Block Party
Summer Sessions Concerts at Shipbuilders’ Square, North Vancouver
Cates Park Concerts
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Free Waterfront Walking Tours, North Vancouver
Vancouver, Plaza of Nations Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Surrey Night Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Free, Kitsilano Showboat
Anime Revolution
Vancouver Gem and Mineral Show
The Faerie Play at Sharing Farm
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
International Symposium on Electronic Art
Theatre Under the Stars in Stanley Park
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Queen’s Park, New Westminster

Sunday, August 16, 2015
VanDusen Botanical Garden 40th Anniversary
Longines FEI World Cup Jumping at Thunderbird Show Park
North American Parkour Championship
Campbell Valley Summer Wine Fest
Vancouver Girls Hockey
Free Sunday Salsa Downtown
Pacific Polo Cup
Vancouver Street Food Festival
Ambleside Artisan Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Free Waterfront Walking Tours, North Vancouver
Vancouver, Plaza of Nations Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Surrey Night Market
International Night Market, Richmond
Anime Revolution
Vancouver Gem and Mineral Show
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
International Symposium on Electronic Art
Theatre Under the Stars in Stanley Park

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4 comments

  1. Amandine says:

    FUSE at the VAG is on Friday, not Saturday 🙂

  2. Amandine says:

    Actually, I am totally wrong, it is on Saturday – apologies!!!

  3. All good! Yes this is a special anniversary FUSE.

  4. The Museum of Vancouver is also having an opening gala for their latest exhibit. 6:00 Sunday.

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