Summer Events Listing – as featured in 24Hours

I saw these events listing on the 24Hours this morning (as told by Christina K.) and quickly circled events that I’d love to go and be a part of. Will you be at any of them? Tweet me if you are!

LOWER MAINLAND

Movies at Civic Square
August 4 to August 25
Civic Square
(Kingsborough St & McKay Ave, Burnaby)
Bring your own blankie and join in for an evening movie in the park.

Burnaby Farmers Market
Now until October 29
Burnaby Village Museum
(6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby)
This is the place to find locally grown conventional and organic produce, products, baking, work of local arisans and so much more. The market features live music, a used book exchange and a children’s play area.

Spirit of the Sea Festival
July 29 until Aug 1
White Rock Promenade
(1490 Marine Dr., White Rock)
A annual weekend-long celebration in the proud community of White Rock. Celebrating 61 years, there is a variety of events which span more than 2 km along the waterfront.

Summer Night Market
Now until October 4
(12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond)
A free event for the whole family to enjoy – with great food, entertainment and many different vendors for shopping.

Steveston Salmon Festival
July 1
Steveston Community Centre
(N0. 1 Road and Moncton, Richmond)
Canada’s biggest little birthday party since 1945. Filled with a parade, salmon BBQ, children’s festival and more!

Summer Sundays Concerts
July 10 until August 28
Rocky Point Park
(2800 block Murray St, Port Moody)
Free concerts every Sunday at 2 pm featuring local R&B, funk, reggae, soul and blues bands.

Port Coquitlam Farmers Market
June 30 until September 15
Gathering Place in Leigh Square
(1100 – 2253 Leigh Square Pl., Port Coquitlam)
Back for a third year at Leigh Square, this annual farmers market takes place every Thuesday afternoon from 3 pm – 7 pm.

VANCOUVER

Outmingling Vancouver
July 22 until August 2
Downtown (Vancouver)
Every night you will be off to a great start! Local businesses, community groups and organizations will be hosting daily “outmingling events” from 5:30 pm with everything from cocktails, burlesque cabaret, drag kings, lounge DJs, singer/songwriters and lots more.. you just need to find your “outmingling event” to start your night of Vancouve rCulture and Celebration.

Vancouver 125 – Summer Live
July 8 until July 10
Stanley Park
(Pipeline Road, Vancouver)
To celebrate Vancouver 125, the City of Vancouver is hosting a free, family friendly arts and entertainment weekend of fun.

Free Bollywood Dance Classes
July 8 until July 17
World Art Centre, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
(149 West Hastings St., Vancouver)
Join contemporary dance choreographer Shiamak Davar for a high-energy outdoor dance class.

Bard on the Beach
Now until September 24
(1695 Whyte Ave., Vancouver)
Wester Canada’s largest professional Shakespeare Festival.

Melai Festivals: Canada at Granville Island
July 1
International Pavilion (Granville Island)
This is a day of world rhythm music, food, and culture. Over the years, the Festival has grown into one of the largest Canada Day events on the local calendar with tens of thousands of attendees.

The Fair at the PNE
August 20 – September 5
With hundreds of performances and exhibits, more than 50 thrilling rides and attractions and all that food, the Fair at the PNE is definitely the best part of summer! Make sure to check out the diverse Summer Night Concerts, legeandry Superdogs, and the night time finale, Pop City!

Canada Cup of Beer
July 8 – 9
Thunderbird Stadium
(6288 Stadium Rd., Vancouver)
This is the sixth annual event and Vancouver’s Largest Beer Festival! 2 great days for patrons to enjoy beer from around the world! Come and taste over 200 different beers inu this great festival atmostphere! In addition to the main festival, there will be several satellite events to tempt your palate.

Theatre under the Stars
July 8 – Aug 20
Malkin Bowl
(Stanley Park)
Theatre Under the Stars presents its 65th season with two award-winning family musicals under the stars at Malkin Bowl in beautiful Stanley Park, Bye Bye Birdie, and Anything Goes.

2011 Celebration of Light
July 30 – Aug 6
An ultimate firework event in Vancouver, featuring different displays of lights to showcase different countries from around the world.

Chinatown Night Market
Now until September 11
(Keefer St. and Main St., Vancouver) 
A shopping extravaganza featuring traditional Asian crafts, fashionable gifts, and ethnic foods. The street market contains booths with different mechandises on sale including artistic crafts, creative gifts, and decors, modern electronics, CDs, delicious snacks, and ethnic food. 

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