Can't Miss: 5 events happening in Vancouver this week: July 4 to 9

Festivals, watercolour workshops, a post-it note art show, and more

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      Just because it’s a short work week doesn’t mean it has to be short on exciting things to do. 

      As with all weeks in this wonderful city, there are more events going on than we could possibly lay out in list form—but you can find them all on our site’s events page

      Here are five we picked out that you need to get eyes on: 

      La Bulle

      Charming and magical, La Bulle features a life-sized, one-of-a-kind bubble tent and its sole inhabitant: Pierrot. You'll be captivated as you marvel at his transparent life.

      When: July 5 to 9
      Where: The Glades Woodland Garden, 457 172 Street, Surrey
      Admission: Pay what you can, from $10+

      Dancing on the Edge Festival

      The festival will include a presentation of over thirty extraordinary dance productions in live stage performances, showcasing artists from across Canada. 

      When: July 6 to 15
      Where: Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
      Admission: Pay what you can, from $20+

      Watercolour Workshop for Beginners

      Join Ferry Building Gallery exhibiting artist Daniela Ocaña for a watercolour workshop for beginners. Participants will paint a pot in order to learn how to make contrasts and round shapes, using one colour to find different values within one object. All materials will be supplied.

      When: July 6
      Where: Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Avenue, West Vancouver
      Admission: $10

      2nd Annual STICKY: A Post-it Note Art Show

      STICKY features over 1,000 tiny, original, pieces of art made on 3×3 inch Post-It notes. Over 100 artists contributed half a dozen pieces each, with every Post-It priced at $20.

      When: July 7
      Where: Burnout Cafe, 2032 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
      Admission: Free

      Carnaval del Sol 2023

      Carnaval del Sol celebrates the past and our ancestors; the present of Latincouver connecting with Latin American cultures in Canada; and the future of the generations here in Vancouver.

      When: July 8 and 9
      Where: David Lam Park, Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
      Admission: $16+

      Want more? Check out the events page on our site to find out what else is going on around the city.