August Events in Metro Vancouver


Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 — 12:15pm PST
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August is here, bringing with it hot summer days, simmering nights by the water, and many activities and events around Metro Vancouver. This month, Miss604 is proud to sponsor Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival, the Richmond Maritime Festival, and Movies Under the Stars in Surrey.

August Events in Metro Vancouver

Throughout the month check out Theatre Under the Stars in Stanley Park, Vancouver Police Museum Tours, Bard on the Beach, and these 5 FREE Vancouver Summer Date Night Ideas. Have anything to add? Send it in for a free listing!

August Events in Metro Vancouver

Jump to: Monday, August 1 to Sunday, August 7, 2016
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Jump to: Monday, August 15 to Sunday, August 21, 2016
Jump to: Monday, August 22 to Sunday, August 28, 2016
Jump to: Monday, August 29 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Multi-Day Events

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

Monday, August 1, 2016 BC Day Holiday
Sponsored by Miss604: Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival
BC Day at the BC Sports Hall of Fame + Pokemon Go Tours
BC Day Celebrations, Burnaby
Harmony Arts Festival
Free Fitness for Families on the Pier, New Westminster
Holi Colour Festival
All Access Tours of BC Place
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park
Pokémon GO: Yaletown Lunch Hunt
Vancouver Tech Cocktail Mixer
Surreal Theatre: Interactive, Roaming Theatre in Gastown
Kwantlen Street Farmers Market
Vancouver Bach Festival
Harmony Arts Festival
All Access Tours of BC Place

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Main Street Farmers Market
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Poetry in the Park, Queen’s Park
The Fakespeare Festival
Harmony Arts Festival
Vancouver Bach Festival
All Access Tours of BC Place

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Free Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra Show at Jack Poole Plaza
Sunee Dhaliwal: Live Stand-Up: Broken Dreams
Summer Tours of the Historic Orpheum
Enchanted Evenings Concert Series – Night 6 – Lalun
Downtown Farmers Market
All Access Tours of BC Place
Harmony Arts Festival
Vancouver Bach Festival
The Fakespeare Festival

Friday, August 5, 2016
Take Off Fridays at YVR Airport
Opening Reception: Ashes, Ashes, We All Fall Down
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Walking Tours with Maurice Guibord
Eric McCormack’s “The Concert I Never Gave…”
The Totally Awesome Creative Coworkers Summer Shindig
Free Heritage Walking Tours
Shipyards Night Market, North Vancouver
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Surreal Theatre: Interactive, Roaming Theatre in Gastown
KitsFest
All Access Tours of BC Place
Harmony Arts Festival
Vancouver Bach Festival
The Fakespeare Festival

Saturday, August 6, 2016
Sponsored by Miss604: Richmond Maritime Festival
Sponsored by Miss604: Movies Under the Stars in Surrey
Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival
All Aboard the Steveston Interurban Tram
Red Truck Beer Summer Concert Series
Golden Tree Art Celebration
YVR Food Fest
ConfiDance 2016, Surrey
OPENPicnic Vancouver
Eric McCormack’s “The Concert I Never Gave…”
Pacific Polo Cup
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Walking Tours with Maurice Guibord
River District Farmers Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
All Access Tours of BC Place
KitsFest
Harmony Arts Festival
Vancouver Bach Festival
The Fakespeare Festival

Sunday, August 7, 2016
Sponsored by Miss604: Richmond Maritime Festival
Free Outdoor Movie at the Sunset Series, Richmond
Creative Cafe, Minnekhada Regional Park
YVR Food Fest
Experience Delta Farm And Culinary Tour
Artful Sundays, Britannia Community Centre
Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Lonsdale Quay Summer Concert Series
All Access Tours of BC Place
KitsFest
Harmony Arts Festival
Vancouver Bach Festival





Monday, August 8, 2016
Fan Appreciation Day at Boston Pizza Brentwood
JCC Seniors’ Department BBQ & Musical Entertainment
All Access Tours of BC Place
Vancouver Bach Festival

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Puzzled Pint
Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park
Morning Magic with Social Yoga
Curious by Nature, Belcarra Regional Park
Kwantlen Street Farmers Market
Surreal Theatre: Interactive, Roaming Theatre in Gastown
All Access Tours of BC Place
Vancouver Bach Festival

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Main Street Farmers Market
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Poetry in the Park, Queen’s Park
Hipstory: I’d Tell You, But You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It
All Access Tours of BC Place
Vancouver Bach Festival
The Fakespeare Festival

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Picnic en Rouge, Surrey
Picnic on the Pier, White Rock
Morning Magic with Social Yoga
Willingdon’s Annual Community Fair
Liquid Amber Tattoo & Art Collective’s 15th Anniversary Celebration
Jazz Concert Series Presents: The Ben Henriques Trio
Downtown Farmers Market
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
FAME at Firehall Arts Centre
Vancouver Bach Festival
Hipstory: I’d Tell You, But You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It
The Fakespeare Festival

Friday, August 12, 2016
Take Off Fridays at YVR Airport
Vancouverite: A Comedy Show
Vancouver Gem & Mineral Show
Meet me at the Lamp(p)ost
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Walking Tours with Maurice Guibord
Abbotsford Airshow
Shipyards Night Market, North Vancouver
Surrey Night Market
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Surreal Theatre: Interactive, Roaming Theatre in Gastown
Vancouver Bach Festival
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
FAME at Firehall Arts Centre
Hipstory: I’d Tell You, But You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It
The Fakespeare Festival

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Sponsored by Miss604: Movies Under the Stars in Surrey
Meteor Shower Watch, Abbotsford
Wines of Chile Tasting Event
SeaWheeze Sunset Festival featuring Chromeo
YVR Community Chill Out
Osprey Day, Pitt Meadows
Amazing Farm Scavenger Hunt
Fibre Arts & Crafts Festival, Surrey
Cates Park Concert Series
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Walking Tours with Maurice Guibord
Summer Latin Cruise
River District Farmers Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Surrey Night Market
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Abbotsford Airshow
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
FAME at Firehall Arts Centre
Hipstory: I’d Tell You, But You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It
The Fakespeare Festival

Sunday, August 14, 2016
Free Outdoor Movie in Kits
Pemberley Garden Party at Hycroft
Second Sunday Concert Series Presents: Odd Ditties
Studio Records: Swing Aggregation
Wild Salmon Bake at YEW
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Lonsdale Quay Summer Concert Series
Abbotsford Airshow
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Monday, August 15, 2016
Eternal Theatre Collective: Square 1
Curious by Nature, Minnekhada Regional Park
Creative Weaving with Debra Sparrow
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park
Happy Hour with Artist Skawennati
Summer Tours of the Historic Orpheum
Kwantlen Street Farmers Market
Surreal Theatre: Interactive, Roaming Theatre in Gastown
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
FAME at Firehall Arts Centre

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
I Give A Sh!rt Event — National Thrift Shop Day Celebration
Hot August Night – Open House & Tasting Event
Main Street Farmers Market
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Poetry in the Park, Queen’s Park
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
FAME at Firehall Arts Centre
Hipstory: I’d Tell You, But You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It
The Fakespeare Festival

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Vancouver Aquarium: After Hours
Opening Reception: Functures; Functional Sculptures, Messages from Vancouver
Summer Tours of the Historic Orpheum
James Picard’s Last Art Exhibition: Closing Granville Studio
Leigh Square Mad Hatter Tea Party
HEXONET Cruise, Powered by NamesCon
Summer Tours of the Historic Orpheum
Enchanted Evenings Concert Series – Night 8 – Silk Road Music
Museum of Vancouver: Happy Hour, Undressing Drag
Diner en Blanc
Downtown Farmers Market
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
FAME at Firehall Arts Centre
Hipstory: I’d Tell You, But You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It
The Fakespeare Festival

Friday, August 19, 2016
Take Off Fridays at YVR Airport
Science World After Dark, Adults Only
Eastside Flea
Graham Clark Presents… See You In Hell, Summer
Vancity Markers Summer Market
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Walking Tours with Maurice Guibord
SONGBIRDS Musical showcase Feat. Upcoming Female Artists
Free Heritage Walking Tours
Shipyards Night Market, North Vancouver
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Surreal Theatre: Interactive, Roaming Theatre in Gastown
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
FAME at Firehall Arts Centre
Hipstory: I’d Tell You, But You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It
The Fakespeare Festival

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Sponsored by Miss604: Movies Under the Stars in Surrey
Vancouver RathaYatra Festival & Parade
Screening of The Tragically Hip’s Final Concert on CBC @ The Commodore
Screening of The Tragically Hip Concert @ Woodward’s Atrium
Screening of The Tragically Hip’s Final Concert on CBC @ Civic Square
Point Grey Cinema Presents Finding Nemo
Pacific Northwest Tour de Fox
Don Davies’ Annual BBQ
Starry Night at Deas Island
Hopcott Farm Festival Featuring Jojo Mason
Vancity Markers Summer Market
Cates Park Concert Series
Discovery Saturday: Tales From the Honeycomb
Vancouver Mural Festival Concerts
Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Walking Tours with Maurice Guibord
River District Farmers Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
FAME at Firehall Arts Centre
Hipstory: I’d Tell You, But You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It
The Fakespeare Festival

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Vancouver RathaYatra Festival & Parade
Metro Vancouver Garlic Festival
HUB Member & Volunteer Appreciation Picnic
Slow Food Cycle, Pemberton
Wild Salmon Bake at YEW
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Lonsdale Quay Summer Concert Series
South Asian Arts Society Presents The Monsoon Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
FAME at Firehall Arts Centre




Monday, August 22, 2016
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Free Gate Admission at the PNE (11-1)
Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park
Summer Tours of the Historic Orpheum
The Book of Mormon at the QE Theatre
Kwantlen Street Farmers Market
Surreal Theatre: Interactive, Roaming Theatre in Gastown
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Free Outdoor Movie (Goonie) at Wesbrook
Main Street Farmers Market
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Poetry in the Park, Queen’s Park
The Fakespeare Festival
The Book of Mormon at the QE Theatre

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Small Plates on the Lake, Burnaby
MEC Big Chop, Finale
Seniors’ Day at the PNE
Front and Company Presents Summer Nights: August Edition
Downtown Farmers Market
The Fakespeare Festival
The Book of Mormon at the QE Theatre

Friday, August 26, 2016
Take Off Fridays at YVR Airport
Alicia Tobin’s Come Draw With Me
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Walking Tours with Maurice Guibord
Free Heritage Walking Tours
Shipyards Night Market, North Vancouver
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Surreal Theatre: Interactive, Roaming Theatre in Gastown
The Fakespeare Festival
The Book of Mormon at the QE Theatre

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Sponsored by Miss604: Movies Under the Stars in Surrey
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Walking Tours with Maurice Guibord
Whistler Photo Walk with Herschel Supply
Protohack Vancouver
4th Annual Jim Green Basketball Tournament
Movin’ On Up 2016
Curious by Nature, Brunette-Fraser Regional Greenway
Backfest
Jump, Bend, Sway, Twist and Shake at ArtStarts
Cates Park Concert Series
River District Farmers Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
The Fakespeare Festival
The Book of Mormon at the QE Theatre

Sunday, August 28, 2016
West Coast Longines FEI World Cup at Thunderbird Show Park
Open House & Beer Fest at Parallel 49
FraserFest
Jump, Bend, Sway, Twist and Shake at ArtStarts
Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
International Summer Night Market
Richmond Night Market
Wild Salmon Bake at YEW
Lonsdale Quay Summer Concert Series
The Book of Mormon at the QE Theatre

Monday, August 29, 2016
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Free Gate Admission at the PNE (11-1)
Kwantlen Street Farmers Market
Surreal Theatre: Interactive, Roaming Theatre in Gastown
The Book of Mormon at the QE Theatre
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Main Street Farmers Market
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Poetry in the Park, Queen’s Park
The Book of Mormon at the QE Theatre

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