August Events in Metro Vancouver


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This August Miss604 is proud to sponsor so many great community events, from Movies Under the Stars every Saturday in Surrey, to the Richmond Maritime Festival at Britannia Shipyards, and the fabulous and free Kaleidoscope Arts Festival in Coquitlam! There’s also Crave Burnaby Heights, a neighbourhood dining showcase for the whole second half of the month. All of these events and more are listed below.

If you have an event to add at any time this month, feel free to send it in for a free listing. This list is updated every day so bookmark it and check back often!

August Events in Metro Vancouver

Jump to: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017
Jump to: Monday, August 7, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017
Jump to: Monday, August 14, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
Jump to: Monday, August 21, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017
Jump to: Monday, August 28, 2017 to Thursday, August 31, 2017

Multi-Day Events

Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green. This list is updated often so send in your event listing anytime – for free – and check back often to plan your week.

Summer Theatre

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August Events in Metro Vancouver

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Free Outdoor Movie Night in Stanley Park
The Queen’s Baton Relay and Block Party
SUP – A Series of Sassy, Un-Produced Projects
Shopify Shop Class in Vancouver
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series
Vancouver Bach Festival

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks
Vancouver Pride: Prance on the Pier
Paint Cabo – Langley BC Paint Night
Poetry in the Park, New West
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Main Street Station Market
Shopify Shop Class in Vancouver
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series
Vancouver Bach Festival

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Mundy Park Neighbourhood Night in Coquitlam
Fin to Tail at the Vancouver Aquarium
Tree Tours and Walks at Riverview
Downtown Farmers Market QE Plaza
Shopify Shop Class in Vancouver
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series
Vancouver Bach Festival

Friday, August 4, 2017
Vancouver Pride: Davie Street Party
Vancouver Pride with Queer As Funk
Fridays on Front, New Westminster
Music at the Cannery
Hands-On Beekeeping with Hives for Humanity
Harmony Arts Festival
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Shipyards Night Market North Vancouver
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series
Vancouver Bach Festival

Saturday, August 5, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: Movies Under the Stars in Surrey
Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks
Maple Ridge Caribbean Festival
Powell Street Festival
Tsawwassen Sun Festival
Brigade Days at Fort Langley
ArtStarts Explores: Cats
Cates Park Concert Series
Food Day Canada Oyster Dinner
Free Outdoor Dance Event @ Plaza of Nations
Solar Eclipse Family Weekend at the Space Centre
Vancouver Pride: Terry Wallace Memorial Breakfast
Burnaby Farmers Market
Downtown Eastside Women’s Summer Fair and Flea Market
Vice, Dice, and Opium Pipes: Sins of the City Walking Tour
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
River District Farmers Market
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Harmony Arts Festival
Vancouver Bach Festival

Sunday, August 6, 2017
Vancouver Pride Parade
Vancouver Pride: Sunset Beach Festival
Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts
Maple Ridge Caribbean Festival
Powell Street Festival
5th Youth World Cup Live Painting Competition
Robson Square Salsa
Poirier Street Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Solar Eclipse Family Weekend at the Space Centre
Tsawwassen Sun Festival
Brigade Days at Fort Langley
Harmony Arts Festival
Vancouver Bach Festival




Monday, August 7, 2017 BC Day Holiday
Grouse Mountain Blues & BBQ
BC Day at the Vancouver Aquarium
Taste of Kayaking
Holiday Family Fun at Sunset CC
Vancouver Mural Festival
Solar Eclipse Family Weekend at the Space Centre
Tsawwassen Sun Festival
Brigade Days at Fort Langley
Harmony Arts Festival
Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts
Vancouver Bach Festival

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Free Outdoor Movie Night in Stanley Park
5′ 6″ And A Half Inch
Business for Facebook Made Easy and Ultimate Facebook Ads Masterclass
World Indigenous Basketball Challenge
Vancouver Mural Festival
Harmony Arts Festival
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series
Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts
Vancouver Bach Festival

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
13: The Musical
Vancouver Speed Dating
Paint Night Langley
Poetry in the Park, New West
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Main Street Station Market
World Indigenous Basketball Challenge
Vancouver Mural Festival
Harmony Arts Festival
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series
Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts
Vancouver Bach Festival

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Vancouver Canadians Scotiabank Nooner at the Nat
The Matinée’s Album Release Party
Roedde House: Jazz on the Porch
Moon Lantern Making Workshop
West End Games Night
Intro Night: Valkyrie Western Martial Arts Assembly
Discovery Day at the Surrey Nature Centre
Glen Park Neighbourhood Night in Coquitlam
Downtown Farmers Market QE Plaza
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
World Indigenous Basketball Challenge
13: The Musical
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
Vancouver Mural Festival
Harmony Arts Festival
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series
Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts
Vancouver Bach Festival

Friday, August 11, 2017
Fridays on Front, New Westminster
Kids Can Paint – Kids Paint Night
Music at the Cannery
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Point Grey Cinema Movie at Trimble Park – SING!
Lynn Valley Concert Series
South Granville Summer Book Sale & BBQ
Summer Concert Series Coquitlam
Abbotsford Air Show
Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival
Story Story Lie: All Stars
Richmond Night Market
Shipyards Night Market North Vancouver
World Indigenous Basketball Challenge
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
13: The Musical
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Vancouver Mural Festival
Harmony Arts Festival
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series
Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts
Vancouver Bach Festival

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: Kaleidoscope Arts Festival Coquitlam
Sponsored by Miss604: Richmond Maritime Festival
Sponsored by Miss604: Movies Under the Stars in Surrey
Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival
Try Ringette for Free
New West Culture Crawl
Sunday Cider Summer Sizzler
The Radical + Friends: Saturday Night Improv
Cates Park Concert Series
The Brunch Affair
Western Canadian Foosball Championships
Vancouver Canadians Fireworks Night
Perseids Meteor Shower Event in Aldergrove
Blackout Night Sky Festival
Slide the City, North Van
Robson Park Festival, Surrey
Stanley Park BioBlitz
Pecha Kucha Night New Westminster
Salish Sea Slam MRDA North American Qualifier
Amazing Farm Scavenger Hunt
Ballet BC Babylon
ArtStarts Explores: Gross
Guided Nature Walks @ Bose Forest
Wesbrook Village Bike Tour of Outdoor Art
SeaWheeze Sunset Festival
Free Outdoor Dance Event @ Jim Deva Plaza
Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival
Burnaby Farmers Market
Downtown Eastside Women’s Summer Fair and Flea Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
River District Farmers Market
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Abbotsford Air Show
World Indigenous Basketball Challenge
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
13: The Musical
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Vancouver Mural Festival
Harmony Arts Festival
Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts

Sunday, August 13, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: Richmond Maritime Festival
Vancouver Canadians A&W Family Fun Sunday
Whole Way House Family Picnic in Stanley Park
Vancouver Waterfight
Slide the City, North Van
Stanley Park BioBlitz
Ben’s Big Lemonade and Bake Sale
Western Dachshund Club Annual Wiener Walk & Picnic
Roedde House Presents: Songs of Emily Dickinson
The Brunch Affair
Social Sundays at VanDusen – Coldwater Road
Robson Square Salsa
Free Outdoor Dance Event @ Plaza of Nations
New West Culture Crawl
Poirier Street Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Abbotsford Air Show
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Harmony Arts Festival
Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts




Monday, August 14, 2017
Grouse Mountain Blues & BBQ
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Free Outdoor Movie Night in Stanley Park
Painting for Parkinson’s
Walking Tour- Maillardville’s Pioneers
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase
Long Table Series at the Westin Bayshore
Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter Presents Les Dames Summerdine
Cooking Class: You Can! Preserve Summer Bounty
Poetry in the Park, New West
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Main Street Station Market
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Eclipse: Total Alignment @ The Space Centre
Mackin Park Neighbourhood Night in Coquitlam
WLC Talk: Finding Your Leadership ‘One Thing’
Downtown Farmers Market QE Plaza
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series

Friday, August 18, 2017
Science World After Dark
Rock Ambleside
Kids Can Paint – Paint Night for Kids
Fridays on Front, New Westminster
Music at the Cannery
Free Outdoor Dance Event @ Robson Square
Guided Nature Walks @ Historic Stewart Farm
Hecla Mining Company Flame of Hope Golf Tournament
Lynn Valley Concert Series
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Shipyards Night Market North Vancouver
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series

Saturday, August 19, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: Movies Under the Stars in Surrey
Free Outdoor Dance Event @ Plaza of Nations
All Aboard the Steveston Interurban
VietFest
Starry Night at Deas Island Regional Park
Vancouver Orchid Society Summer Sale
Battle Of The Brews Beer Fest, Surrey City Hall
YVR Community Chill Out
Try Ringette for Free
ArtStarts Explores: Paint
Newton Days
Science World: Alfresco
Cates Park Concert Series
Burnaby Farmers Market
Downtown Eastside Women’s Summer Fair and Flea Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
River District Farmers Market
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Vines Eco-Arts Festival
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase
Rock Ambleside

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Slow Food Cycle Sunday, Pemberton
Summer Art in the Park
Tree Tours and Walks at Riverview
Free Movie Night in Kits
Social Sundays at VanDusen – Company B Jazz Band
Free Outdoor Dance Event @ Robson Square
Poirier Street Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase
Rock Ambleside

Monday, August 21, 2017
Solar Eclipse 2017 @ The Space Centre
Grouse Mountain Blues & BBQ
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Free Outdoor Movie Night in Stanley Park
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
The Road Forward at Sunset Cinema
MusicFest at Slocan Park
Outdoor Movie at Wesbrook Village: Beauty and the Beast
Hycroft Havana Night
Poetry in the Park, New West
Good in the Hood Summer Jam at UBC Farms
Guided Nature Walks @ Bear Creek Park
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Main Street Station Market
Summer Fort Festival at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival
Annual Nip/Tuck Canadiana Classic Lawn Bowling Tournament
Cottonwood Park Neighbourhood Night in Coquitlam
Polka Dot Picnic
Pulp Jewels Pop-Up
Dinner al Fresco with Refresh Market, Squamish
Downtown Farmers Market QE Plaza
Summer Fort Festival at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series

Friday, August 25, 2017
Fridays on Front, New Westminster
Music at the Cannery
Lynn Valley Concert Series
Free Outdoor Dance Event @ Robson Square
Vancouver Tap Dance Festival
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Shipyards Night Market North Vancouver
Summer Fort Festival at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase
CBC Musical Nooner Concert Series

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: Movies Under the Stars in Surrey
Bow Fest on Bowen Island
Siobhan Walsh Group: A Tribute To Aretha Franklin
Vancouver Canadians Fireworks Night
Double Header Wig Out: The Judys + The New Black Live
Fuzzy Bees and the Food Forest with Renée Sala
Cates Park Concert Series
Port Coquitlam Celebrates Canada 150
Vancouver Zombiewalk
Dan’s Legacy Community Fundraising Dinner
Free Outdoor Dance Event @ QE Plaza
Burnaby Farmers Market
Downtown Eastside Women’s Summer Fair and Flea Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
River District Farmers Market
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Summer Fort Festival at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival
Vancouver Tap Dance Festival
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase

Sunday, August 27, 2017
Charanga Habanera
Social Sundays at VanDusen – Day Trippers
English Bay Paddle at the Pink Salmon Festival
Vancouver Pink Salmon Festival
Free Outdoor Dance Event @ Robson Square
Fuzzy Bees and the Food Forest with Renée Sala
Poirier Street Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Illumination Summer Night Market, Richmond
Richmond Night Market
Summer Fort Festival at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival
Vancouver Tap Dance Festival
Vagabond Players Present: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase

Monday, August 28, 2017
An Evening with Louise Penny
Grouse Mountain Blues & BBQ
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Free Outdoor Movie Night in Stanley Park
Project CONFIDENCE
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Vancouver Canadians Fireworks Nooner at the Nat
Wine a Little Paint Night
Poetry in the Park, New West
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Main Street Station Market
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival
Crave Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Dining Showcase

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Vancouver Aquarium After Hours
Splash Bash at Unwin Park
Downtown Farmers Market QE Plaza
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

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