Fun in the Summer Sun!
Unlike the past two summers that were hotter than a freshly microwaved poutine, this year it looks like its going to be the perfect weather to enjoy the best that Vancouver has to offer. Whether you're a local seeking a break from the rain-soaked norm or a visitor craving an overdose of Canadian charm, we've selected out favourite activities waiting for you in Vancouver this summer!
Some activities by the beach!
Honda Celebration of Light- Another popular fireworks competition, held in late July and early August, where teams from different countries light up the sky over English Bay with their stunning displays.
Bard on the Beach- This Shakespearean festival runs from June to September and presents a selection of plays by William Shakespeare in a waterfront setting at Vanier Park.
Good Food, Rides & More!
Pacific National Exhibition (PNE)- From daring roller coasters that send your heart soaring to the clouds (and your stomach plummeting to your socks) to cotton candy creations that could rival Picasso's masterpieces, the PNE is the ultimate playground for all ages.
Cutlass Lake's Aquatic Adventureland - the ultimate waterpark oasis! Picture yourself soaring down towering water slides, your screams of joy blending harmoniously with the splashes and laughter echoing through the air. At this aquatic wonderland, you can challenge your friends to a thrilling race down the slippery slopes or surrender to the laziness of the lazy river, where the only goal is to relax and let the gentle current carry you away to pure bliss.
Sun Down | Fun Up
Richmond Night Market - As the sun sets and the neon lights flicker to life, this nighttime extravaganza becomes a haven for foodies and entertainment seekers alike. Indulge in a tantalizing array of street eats from every corner of the continent, from sizzling skewers of mouthwatering satay to steaming bowls of fragrant noodle soup that will transport you straight to the streets of Taipei.
Gastown Walk and Pub Crawl- Explore the historic district of Gastown on foot, with its cobblestone streets and Victorian architecture. Take a guided walking tour and then indulge in a pub crawl, sampling craft beers and enjoying the lively ambiance of the area.