Events in Vancouver

Find the top events in Vancouver including free family events, concerts, festivals, live theatre, sports and more!

Search the events list and plan ahead to attend  some of the best events in  Vancouver. Stay up to date with what’s going on in the city!

05 May

12631 River Road, Richmond

May 5, 2017 To September 10, 2017


Illumination Vancouver International Summer Night Market presents multiple types of attractions suitable for all ages. There are over 300 food and merchandise booths, and more than 20 events or performing shows every week. It’s family-friendly with a featured kid’s play zone and VIP lounge. Read More >>

11 May

Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver

May 11, 2017 To July 16, 2017

$29 - $84

Inspired by true events, this rocking jukebox musical takes you into Sun Records Studio on December 4, 1956, to witness the famed recording session that brought together rock and roll legends Presley, Cash, Lewis, and Perkins—for the first and only time. Read More >>

Richmond Night Market
12 May

8351 River Road, Richmond

May 12, 2017 To October 9, 2017


The 17th Annual Richmond Night Market! Come join us for another summer of delicious food, awesome deals and wonderful entertainment! Featuring live performances, carnival games and over 200 retail stalls, you’ll feel the excitement from the moment you arrive. Read More >>

01 Jun

Varnier Park, Whyte Avenue, Vancouver

June 1, 2017 To September 23, 2017

$21 & up

Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare festivals. Established in 1990, Bard is an annual summer festival with a mission to perform, explore and celebrate the genius of William Shakespeare, surrounded by the natural beauty of Vancouver, British Columbia. Read More >>

15 Jun

Granville Island Stage, 1585 Johnston Street, Vancouver

June 15, 2017 To July 29, 2017

$29 - $84

This cathartic and catchy musical charts the romantic breakups of three women and the lively antics that ensue. Read More >>

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival 2017
22 Jun

Various Venues, Vancouver

June 22, 2017 To July 2, 2017


One of BC’s largest music presenters, Coastal Jazz and Blues Society, is proud to present its 32nd annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival June 22nd- July 2nd, 2017! The widely loved, world-class 11-day Vancouver music festival welcomes 1,800 local and international musicians into 35 of Vancouver’s top tier performing arts… Read More >>

27 Jun

Studio 16, 1551 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver

June 27, 2017 To July 1, 2017

$10 to $20

Aenigma Theatre presents Michael Frayn’s Award Winning Play about the secret meeting that took place in Copenhagen in 1941 between physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, who had ended up on opposite sides of WWII. Read More >>

28 Jun

Imperial, 319 Main Street, Vancouver

June 28, 2017


Squarepusher’s Tom Jenkinson can’t seem to sit still. Following 2010’s recording titled Squarepusher Presents Shobaleader One, he’s turned the project into a genuine band, with Jenkinson on bass, plus three musicians going by the names Strobe Nazard, Company Laser, and Arg Nution, taking on keyboards, drums, and guitar, respectively. Read More >>

28 Jun

The Ironworks, 235 Alexander St., Vancouver

June 28, 2017

$30 (Includes all fees, service charges and taxes)

“If you think you can imagine what piano, drums, and two trumpets will sound like, think again.”―KPFA Radio Melodic beauty, provocative abstraction, and confrontational fire: KAZE is free jazz at its most creative and powerful. Read More >>

29 Jun

The Orpheum, 601 Smithe St., Vancouver

June 29, 2017

$95-$110 (Includes all fees, service charges and taxes)

Rob Garza and Eric Hilton, aka Thievery Corporation, have thrived for 20 years without a radio hit, a big budget video, or major label backing. Regardless, TC has managed to do high-profile TV appearances, sell millions of albums, and continue to expand the fan base worldwide. Read More >>

29 Jun

Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

June 29, 2017


“Kurt Rosenwinkel’s music is the sound of the future—just like bebop once was.”— Chicago Tribune “One of modern jazz’s most versatile string men” (The Observer), guitarist/vocalist Kurt Rosenwinkel has collaborated with Brad Mehldau, Brian Blade, and Eric Clapton, who referred to Kurt as “a genius. Read More >>

29 Jun

The Ironworks, 235 Alexander St., Vancouver

June 29, 2017


ArtistsClaudia Quintet For over 20 years in their longstanding, preternaturally attuned lineup, Claudia Quintet has bridged modern jazz, chamber, and new music in consistently inventive ways. Drummer/bandleader John Hollenbeck’s compositions are full of clarity, nuance, and space. Read More >>

YVR Food Fest
29 Jun

Olympic Village, 215 West 1st, Vancouver

June 29, 2017 To July 3, 2017

$10 to $149

Summer’s biggest food event is back—bigger and better and now happening on the Canada Day Long Weekend. Taking place over the span of five days, YVR FOOD FEST is all about celebrating fun and diversity in Vancouver’s food scene, with programming that ranges from the refined to the raucous. Read More >>

David Lam Park Jazz Festival
01 Jul

David Lam Park, 1300 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver

July 1, 2017 To July 2, 2017


The widely loved, world-class 11-day Vancouver music festival welcomes 1,800 local and international musicians into 35 of Vancouver’s top tier performing arts venues for over 300 performances summer 2017. Read More >>

01 Jul

The Creek Marina, 415 Esplanade W, North Vancouver

July 1, 2017 To July 31, 2017

1(855) 795-2007

$296.31 to $919.00

Guests are lifted over 150 feet off the ground by a giant 200 foot crane to see the city in a way that they’ve never seen it before. This will be the first opportunity that Vancouver has had to host Dinner in the Sky. Read More >>

02 Jul

Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

July 2, 2017

$20 - $1572

Back by popular demand, Queen + Adam Lambert will rock North America this summer with a highly-anticipated 25-city arena tour kicking off June 23 in Phoenix, Arizona at Gila River Arena, followed shortly after with a special Los Angeles Hollywood Bowl performance, June 26. Read More >>

03 Jul

Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville St., Vancouver

July 3, 2017


Southern Cal punksters Tiger Army have been honing their psychobilly twists since 1995, playing gigs around the Bay Area where Operation Ivy, Rancid, and Green Day made names for themselves. They spent part of 2005 touring Europe and Australia before coming home and headlining their own tour of the U.S. Read More >>

04 Jul

PAL Studio Theatre, 581 Cardero Street - 8th floor, Vancouver

July 4, 2017 To July 8, 2017


30.00 - 35.00

A play by Italian writers Dario Fo and Franca Rame. Sharron pours her soul out to her neighbor through the window of her apartment in which shes is lucked up by her jealous husband. Read More >>

05 Jul

Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville St., Vancouver

July 5, 2017


Daniel Lanois is a name that deserves to be mentioned alongside the finest sonic experimenters of the 20th century – and the 21st century too. Read More >>