All Events

NOTE: Excluding music and arts event categories
Jul 25 Fri
Vancouver Farmers Markets
To Oct 19
various Vancouver venues
Buy local, organically and conventionally grown produce, nursery items, meat, cheese, seafood, prepared foods, baked goods, and crafts. Locations include Trout Lake Farmers Market (every Sat, to Oct 18, 9 am-2 pm, John Hendry Park), Kitsilano Farmers Market (every Sun, to Oct 19, 10 am-2 pm, Larch at 10th), West End Farmers Market (every Sat, to Oct 18, 9 am-2 pm, 1100 block of Comox), Main Street Farmers Market (every Wed, to Oct 1, 3 pm-7 pm, 1100 block Station), Kerrisdale Village Farmers Market (every Sat, to Oct 11, 10 am-2 pm, East Boulevard between 37th and 41st), Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market (every Sun, to Oct 12, 10 am-2 pm, Guelph between 7th and 8th), and Yaletown Farmers Market (every Thu, to Oct 2, 2 pm-6 pm, Mainland between Davie and Helmcken).
Jul 25 Fri
Playland
To Sept 21, 10 am–6 pm
Playland
2901 E. Hastings, Vancouver
Annual attraction features new ride Rock-N-Cars and old favourites like ATMOSFEAR, Corkscrew, Music Express, the wooden roller coaster, Flume, and Pirate. Also included are attractions like Climbing Wall, Pacific Adventure Golf, and Haunted Mansion, as well as a wide selection of arcade games.
Jul 25 Fri
Vancouver Outdoor Pools
To Sep 1
various Vancouver venues
Vancouver's outdoor pools are open. Lifeguards will be on duty. Participating outdoor pools include Kitsilano Pool, Maple Grove Pool, New Brighton Pool, and Second Beach Pool. Hillcrest Aquatic Centre's outdoor pool will reopen in July after annual maintenance and repairs are complete.
Jul 25 Fri
UBC Farm Market
Every Sat, to Oct 25, 9 am-1 pm
UBC Farm
6182 South Campus Rd., Vancouver
Pick up fresh veggies and wander around the city's only working farm.
Jul 25 Fri
Rock the Mic
To Sep 11
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver
2080 United Blvd., Coquitlam
Sixty bands will audition and over the course of 13 weeks the field will be narrowed to five finalists, who will compete in a final musical battle. Audience members vote in person or online. Prizes include over $7,000 in cash and prizes, including a confirmed contract to play at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.
Jul 25 Fri
Klahowya Village in Stanley Park
To Sep 1
Stanley Park Miniature Train
Stanley Park
Discover the spirit of First Nation cultures through family-friendly activities like games, crafts, cultural performances, storytelling, drumming and singing lessons, and the Spirit Catcher miniature train.
Jul 25 Fri
Food Cart Fest
Every Sun, 12-5 pm, to Aug 31
Olympic Village Event Grounds
215 W. 1st Ave., Vancouver
Highlights of the food-cart gathering include DJs, workshops, kids' activities, urban gardens, and an artisanal market. Participating food trucks include Aussie Pie Guy, Culver City Salads, DougieDog, Feastro, Guanaco, Holy Perogy, Juice Truck, Kaboom Box, Le Tigre, Mangal Kiss, Pig on the Street, Roaming Dragon, Super Thai, Tacofino, and Vij's Railway Express.
Jul 25 Fri
Kitsilano Showboat
To Aug 16, 7 pm
Kitsilano Showboat
Kitsilano Beach [next to the pool]
Entertainers on stage from many countries around the world sharing their dances and costumes with Vancouver.
Jul 25 Fri
Salsa By the Sea
To Aug 28, every Thu, class 6:30-7:30 pm, free dancing 7:30-8:30 pm
Ambleside Landing Park
Argyle Ave, West Van, West Vancouver
Amica of West Vancouver and the North Shore News present outdoor salsa-dancing classes led by Maria Angela Lavaggi. All ages and skill levels welcome.
Jul 25 Fri
SummerFest 2014
To Aug 31
Lonsdale Quay
123 Carrie Cates Court, North Van, North Vancouver
Highlights include face painting, balloon designs, Zumba classes, dancing demonstrations, and performances by Les Is More, Sway, Tim Hewitt, EnHarmoniq, the AJ Woodworth Band, Robyn and Ryleigh, Coco Jafro, Apollo's Crush, the Mop Tops, Frankly Yours, Steve Elliot as Elvis, Bobs and Lolo, Studio Cloud 30, and a youth showcase.

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