5 Most Popular Events in Vancouver This Summer

5 Most Popular Events in Vancouver

“Bikes” by Sandor Weisz

Summer has already kicked off and gone underway.  With all the different events and happening around town we curated a short list of the most popular events and festivities to check out this summer.

Free Outdoor Movie Nights – During the day Stanley park is filled the hundreds of local residents and tourist strolling along the seawall soaking up the sun.   Every Tuesday night this summer at dusk the park welcomes you to enjoy a free movie.  The first feature to kick off this summer is  The Lego Movie. RM Tip: Bring a towel and some bug spray.

  • Dates- July 8th – September 2, 2014
  • Location: Ceperley Meadows – Second Beach in Stanley Park
  • View Cinema Schedule


Honda Celebration of Lights – Home of the largest offshore fireworks competition in the world that attracts over 400,000 spectators to English Bay each year, The Honda Celebration of Lights will feature USA, France and Japan this year.  The beach is guaranteed to be packed.  RM Tip: Make friends with your neighbour who has an unobstructed view of English Bay.

  • Dates – July 26, July 30, August 2, 2014 @ 10:00pm
  • Location: English Bay
  • More Details Here


Vancouver Pride Parade – This years 36th annual Pride Parade will attract more than 650,000 to one of Vancouver’s flagship summer events.  RM Tip: Some of the best spots for viewing is at Safeway on Robson and Denman, The Splash Zone on Comox on Denman.

  • Date – August 3, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Vancouver West End @ 12:00pm – 3:00pm
  • More Detail Here


PNE – PNE first opened it’s doors in 1910. This year, the PNE will be introducing a new program for the fair with the highly anticipated Game of Thrones Exhibition and a Free Summer Night Concert Series. RM Tip: If you think the fair is expensive, they will be offering free admission on August 19 between 11:00am – 1:00pm.


Food Cart Festival – Live music, craft food, kids activities and fun in the sun.  If you want to find out who serves up the best eats on wheels there are more than 20 of the city’s best food carts here.  RM Tip: If you are a Vancity or Car2Go Member it’s free!

  • Admission – $2.00
  • Date – Every Sunday
  • Location: 215 West 1st Avenue @ 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • More Details Here
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