Can't Miss: 5 events happening in Vancouver this week: June 26 to July 2

Rollerskating, improv, Canada Day, and more

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      A long weekend could not come soon enough. 

      And lucky us, that’s exactly what’s on the horizon at the end of this week! As we say goodbye to June and say hello to a sunny, event-filled July, we’re more than happy to hurtle towards not just any old long weekend, but a Canada Day long weekend, which includes a free concert by none other than Tegan and Sara. 

      Don’t worry, we’ve also got a whole handful of other events to check out that will make this work week go by like a breeeeeze. 

      Rollerskate 101

      The four-week beginner-friendly course includes one free month of Open skate membership, free access to the online Rollerskating 101 program, as well as skate and gear rentals. 

      When: June 26
      Where: Rollerland, 21 North Renfrew Street, Vancouver, BC
      Admission: $250

      Therapy Gecko Live

      After a sold-out run of North American dates last year, multi-platform internet sensation Lyle Forever is bringing his beloved Therapy Gecko live show on the road again and around the world in 2023. 

      When: June 27
      Where: Hollywood Theatre, 3123 West Broadway, Vancouver
      Admission: $40

      Challenging the Deep

      Be immersed in a deep-sea environment in this new Science World exhibition and see the innovative technologies that have driven the creative passions of legendary filmmaker and explorer James Cameron. And you don’t even have to pay $250,000 for the privilege.

      When: June 23 to January 1
      Where: Science World, 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
      Admission: $33

      Tall Tales: The Quest Is Up To You!

      Inspired by beloved fantasy classics like The Princess Bride, Labyrinth and Lord of the Rings, the improv show Tall Tales: The Quest Is Up To You! whisks audiences off to a faraway land where laughs and larks abound.

      When: June 29 to August 19
      Where: The Improv Centre, 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
      Admission: $26.50

      Canada Together

      Five city blocks at Canada Place will feature food trucks, a Kids' Zone, World Zone and a main stage with a diverse lineup of entertainment, including headliners Tegan and Sara. 

      When: July 1
      Where: Canada Place, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
      Admission: Free

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