One Vancouver: Coming Together

Canada Bubble Tea Festival
July 21, 20243:30 amBurnaby, CanadaMore info
The largest bubble tea (aka pearl milk tea, boba tea) festival in Canada — is returning on July 19-21 this summer.Experience the Canada Bubble Tea Festival: Where Over a Hundred Booths Await, Overflowing with Boba Bliss and Culinary Wonders! Dive Into a Flavorful Wonderland of Exotic Tea Creations and Tapioca Treasures. Amidst the Festivities, Delight in Outdoor Movies Bathed in Daylight, Cheer on Contestants in Thrilling Got Talent Competitions, and Engage in Interactive Learning Games for All Ages.
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival
July 13, 202411:30 amOttawa, CanadaMore info
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival's 35th Season will run from June 11 to September 21, 2024.Tickets are available to purchase now! Twelfth Night - BMO Mainstage June 11th - September 21st Director Diana Donnelly celebrates the topsy-turvy world of Twelfth Night, packed with romance and laughs, adventure and self-discovery, set to original music by a beloved Vancouver singer-songwriter.
Brock House Society Summer Fair 2024
July 13, 20242:00 amVancouver, Canada
Dive into the excitement of the Summer Fair, a community event brimming with activities and entertainment for all ages. From 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on July 13th, enjoy a variety of games, outdoor activities, and live performances that will keep everyone engaged. Savor a wide selection of food from local vendors and discover unique items from artisan stalls. Participate in educational booths offering interesting sessions, and take part in social events such as Happy Hour at the main tent and picnic lunches on the green. The evening will wind down with music and dancing, creating the perfect end to a fun-filled day.
Brock House Society Summer Fair 2024
July 13, 20242:00 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
Dive into the excitement of the Summer Fair, a community event brimming with activities and entertainment for all ages. From 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on July 13th, enjoy a variety of games, outdoor activities, and live performances that will keep everyone engaged. Savor a wide selection of food from local vendors and discover unique items from artisan stalls. Participate in educational booths offering interesting sessions, and take part in social events such as Happy Hour at the main tent and picnic lunches on the green. The evening will wind down with music and dancing, creating the perfect end to a fun-filled day.
Bach Untamed: EMV Summer Festival
July 30, 202411:30 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
Early Music Vancouver (EMV) invites audiences to revisit some of the most acclaimed works of beloved baroque composer J.S. Bach, presented with bold, new interpretations and incorporating world music traditions, in its 2024 summer festival, Bach Untamed. This year’s festival features a rich ensemble of nearly 50 participating emerging and established international and Canadian early music artists, some of whom will make their EMV debuts.
2024 Vancouver Chinatown Festival July 13, 2024 - July 14, 2024
July 13, 20244:00 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
The Vancouver Chinatown Business Improvement Area Society (VCBIA) is thrilled to announce the return of its annual popular event, Vancouver Chinatown Festival. The free two-day family-friendly event will take place July 13 to 14, 2024, at Keefer and Columbia Street. Returning experiences include live entertainment at the main stage, kids corner, artisans’ market, and food trucks. New this year, a Cultural Zone and a special Children’s Theatre with performances tailored just for kids.
Killer Mike
June 29, 202411:30 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
Atlanta’s favorite son Killer Mike gets recognized as many things – a rapper, an advocate for the disenfranchised, an entrepreneur, a Bernie Sanders whisperer, and for his widely lauded advocacy work on political and social causes – which yielded him Billboard’s inaugural 2020 Change Maker Award. Most recently his critically lauded 2023 album MICHAEL earned him three Grammy Awards for its complex portrait of Black southern masculinity.
Guys & Dolls
June 30, 202411:30 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
Revel in the laughs and romance of this timeless musical, featuring a score packed with beloved tunes like “Luck Be a Lady,” “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat,” and, of course, “Guys & Dolls.” When the evangelist Sergeant Sarah Brown is charged with saving “genuine sinners,” she need look no further than the streets of 1950s Manhattan for its gangsters, gamblers, and showgirls. Sarah’s pursuit soon entangles her in a big bet between small-time crook Nathan Detroit and high roller Sky Masterson. While each has their eyes on a different prize, will they find that love conquers all?
Fleurs de Villes Artiste 2024
June 30, 20242:00 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
VanDusen Botanical Garden for Fleurs de Villes ARTISTE is a fresh floral celebration of remarkable artists, created by some of Vancouver’s top floral talent. Experience 25 one-of-a-kind fresh floral art-themed installations inspired by accomplished artists throughout history and Vancouver’s vibrant art scene. Watch floral demonstrations, learn gardening tips and enjoy botanical-inspired culinary talks every 90 minutes in the Jardin Tent. On weekends, shop for blooms to take home from local florists at the fresh floral market.
Deckchair Cinema
June 27, 202411:00 amNorth Vancouver, CanadaMore info
Enjoy classic films under the stars on Cates Deck in front of The Polygon Gallery. Now in its third year, Deckchair Cinema treats audiences to a summer of al fresco film screenings. Hosted for 10 Thursdays beginning June 27, the screenings commence at sunset, and will be complemented by music and entertainment leading up to curtain time.
C/4: Canadian Choral Composition Competition
June 14, 202411:30 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
Join Chor Leoni for their most unique and intimate musical experience as you meet Canadian composers Laura Hawley, Robyn Jacob, and Chris Sivak in a delightful evening of new music, interactive banter, and fun. Enjoy three brand new pieces commissioned especially for this project, raise your hand and ask questions, and gain insight into what it’s like to create a new piece of choral music.
Bark Park
June 15, 20244:00 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
Your favourite dog party is back! This is an event where dogs and humans come together for a fur-tastic celebration of food, music, beer and doggy love. Shop local vendors, enjoy a sip in our beer garden, pose your pup for a picture and sign up for a yoga class or to participate in our PAWshion Show.
Babak Amini Ensemble with Flamenco Dance
June 21, 202411:30 amNorth Vancouver, CanadaMore info
Experience the mesmerizing fusion of Flamenco, Latin, Jazz, and Persian influences in Babak Amini’s music project. Immerse yourself in the artistry of guitar-oriented original compositions, expertly performed by his talented professional band. Based in Toronto, Babak Amini is an accomplished Iranian-Canadian musician and composer, renowned for his musical direction and leadership in iconic projects, including collaborations with Googoosh, Ebi, Faramarz Aslani, Shahin Najafi, and most recently, Jorge Pardo, the esteemed Flamenco flute and sax maestro who was a key member of Paco de Lucía’s and Chick Corea’s bands. With a diverse discography and collaborations with notable artists like Rana Mansour, Siamak Shirazi, Navan, Darya Dadvar, Sara Hamidi, and more, Babak Amini continues to captivate audiences with his profound musical journey.
After Hours: Wild Love
June 13, 202411:00 amVictoria, CanadaMore info
Experience an unforgettable evening delving into the fascinating world of animal sexuality at our adult-only event. Discover how animals express their sexuality, from courtship rituals to mating behaviours. This event celebrates love, diversity and inclusion in the natural world. Sip on cocktails, enjoy snacks, and get hands-on with interactive activities as you explore the gallery after hours. Don’t miss out on this unique event.
BC Provincial Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition
June 8, 202412:00 amBritannia Beach, CanadaMore info
The museum and the company store will be open to the public with complimentary admission to view the competition and lower site exhibits, including the Summer Exhibit **Rock Solid: Safety in Mines**¹. However, please note that there will be no **BOOM! show** and **underground tours** available on these days¹. The competition showcases highly specialized health, safety, and rescue practices within the BC mining industry, and it's an opportunity for the public to gauge the capabilities of mine rescue today¹. It's a great event for those interested in witnessing the skills and teamwork of mine rescue professionals in action.
Amay Laoni, Rhéal Poirier & 5 young francophone artists
June 14, 202411:30 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
The evening will feature 5 young artists from the latest edition of Crescendo, an event organized by the Conseil jeunesse francophone de la C.-B, followed by a performance by Rhéal Poirier, and finally, Amay Laoni will close the night with her Rock n Roll touch. Amay Laoni Amay Laoni is hailed as "one of the most talented singer-songwriters of her generation." Through her captivating and comforting lyrics, Rhéal Poirier Originally from New Brunswick, he left Acadia and settled in Montreal where he studied singing, piano, and composition. After his studies, he headed west for a trip to Vancouver and decided to stay.
BC Cider Festival
June 16, 20245:00 amNorth Vancouver, CanadaMore info
Be part of the fifth annual BC Cider Festival on June 16th! This tasting event will feature cideries from BC, the Pacific Northwest, and abroad. Set in the beautiful Pipe Shop of North Vancouver, you'll meet producers and orchardists while sampling the full range of authentic craft ciders available here in BC. BCCF is a tasting event, and attendees will be able to sample ciders from each of the producers over the course of the four hours; you won't need to worry about tokens. So join us for an afternoon of cider and fun!
Art of Code: Micro:bit Virtual Pets
June 9, 20242:30 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
In this collaborative workshop with Science World, we will delve into the fundamentals of coding, exploring concepts such as events, conditional statements, variables, and inputs. Guided by experts, they'll become adept with Microsoft MakeCode, mastering the art of programming their micro:bits to embody interactive virtual pets that thrive on care and attention. Beyond the realm of coding, attendees will also craft personalized cases for their micro:bits, ensuring their virtual companions travel in style. Suitable for ages ten and up, this workshop promises an enriching experience for all. Don't miss your chance to bring home your very own virtual pet!
2024 Vancouver Basho: Amateur Sumo Exhibition
June 9, 20245:00 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
This inaugural event takes place ahead of the annual tournament at Powell Street Festival, offering an afternoon of family-friendly sumo in the comforts of a seated venue. Spectators will have the opportunity to watch three brackets featuring competitors of all body sizes and experiences from Vancouver and Seattle in an open-gender format. Come witness the growing and vibrant sumo scene in the Pacific Northwest!
Playland
May 31, 20243:00 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
Playland is back for 2024! Vancouver's beloved amusement park will be offering thrills and excitement for visitors of all ages, starting May 18th. Whether you're seeking adrenaline-pumping adventures or leisurely fun, Playland promises an unforgettable experience against the backdrop of breathtaking views of the Pacific Northwest. From carnival games to delicious treats, there's something for everyone at this iconic destination.
Camp What’s-It-Called
May 31, 202411:30 amVictoria, CanadaMore info
Starry nights, food fights, and cabin competitions – just a few of the staples of a great week at camp! Will our campers have the greatest summer of their teenage lives, or will their mischief lead to mayhem? YOU decide!
North Vancouver Shipyards Night Market
May 27, 20247:00 amNorth Vancouver, CanadaMore info
Every Friday night, locals and visitors gather at the Shipyards District to indulge in a culinary extravaganza, explore unique artisan vendors, enjoy live music and DJ sets while unwinding in the lively beer garden. This one-of-a-kind experience is brought to you by the Greater Vancouver Food Trucks Festival and a community of passionate individuals dedicated to creating unforgettable memories.
Murder is a Drag - A Murder Mystery Dinner Experience
May 30, 202410:00 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
Dinner, Drag, Drinks… and a Detective? Join Vancouver Mysteries for the second chapter in our Murder Is a Drag series: Wake the Dead. A new murder mystery show with a new murder victim and three new suspects. Can you help our detective solve the mystery? **We are asking guests to please wear black to this show, which is set at a memorial service for our recently departed (fictitious) friend.** Tickets include dinner, a drink, drag performances... and a detective! Interact with the suspects, solve a puzzle, collect clues…
Here's Bowen Arts! Tour 2024
May 25, 20243:00 amBowen Island, CanadaMore info
Discover the Arts of Bowen Island. Join us for a free Self Guided Tour of 21 Art Studios and Hubs. Over 130 artists will be sharing their love of art with you. Sculpture, Photography, Painting, Ceramics, Jewellery, Textiles, Literary Works, and more. Each day will also offer a variety of Musical Performances and Literary Readings. This is a unique opportunity to see artists studios, meet with them, purchase art and get to know more about their processes. Each Art Hub and Studio will showcase 3 to 5 artists, along with art demonstrations... something for everyone.
Birds Nest Properties Community Paddling Day
May 26, 20245:00 amVancouver, CanadaMore info
Discover your community from the water with your friends and family! The first session in the series on May 26 at Creekside Paddling Centre will include hourly dragon boat paddling sessions, water science activities, art exhibitions exploring what’s under False Creek, and Indigenous walking tours. Each paddling session, starting hourly between 1pm and 3pm, is led by community volunteers from Vancouver’s top dragon boat team who are giving back to the community by helping new paddlers- young and old- explore their community from the water.