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 >>

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 >>

27 Jul

North Point - Canada Place, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver

July 27, 2017 To August 31, 2017


Waterfront Cinema will be hosted on the newly refurbished North Point at Canada Place. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair, then sit back and enjoy the show. Beverages and popcorn will be available for purchase onsite. Read More >>

01 Aug

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Main Street, 4186 Main Street, Vancouver

August 1, 2017 To September 26, 2017


By donation

Join us for our Tuesday Moms & Tots Workshops which includes a dance and yoga session for tots followed by making a nutritional snack! Who is it for? Age 0-5 Classes are designed for 0 – 5 years + Moms Or Dads Or Caregivers. No drop off. Read More >>

19 Aug

PNE, East Hastings Street, Vancouver

August 19, 2017 To September 4, 2017

(604) 253 – 2311

$6.50 to $17; Under 13 Free

Highlights of this year’s Fair at the PNE include Canada 150th celebrations with the RCMP Musical Ride, family-fun events in Festival Park,entertainment for families including ToonCity, Xtreme Bugs (featuring19 animatronic larger than lifebugs), the Toytopia Exhibit, the Hockey Hall of Fame-Legends of Hockey Exhibit, and of course the Summer Night… Read More >>

19 Aug

PNE Amphitheatre, 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver

August 19, 2017 To September 4, 2017

Fair Admission

Music lovers will enjoy the electrifying performances of the PNE’s most exciting lineup yet . With all – star performances from world renowned Canadian and international artists in Pop , Flamenco, Rock ‘N’ Roll, R&B, Country and more, music fans will be wowed every night of The Fair. Read More >>

21 Aug

Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

August 21, 2017

$17 - $145+ charges

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet, OneRepublic announced today they will tour North America this summer, featuring support from chart-topping Fitz and The Tantrums and opener James Arthur, season nine winner of British The X Factor on select dates. OneRepublic released their debut set Dreaming Out Loud in 2007. Read More >>

22 Aug

Havana's Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

August 22, 2017 To August 26, 2017



Sexual Perversity in Chicago follows sets of friends, two of whom are lovers. Danny and Deb are young, naive, and still hopeful about love. Bernie and Joan are older, and more cynical. Read More >>

22 Aug

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

August 22, 2017 To August 25, 2017


Come see Red Giant Theatre’s first theatre production, the longest running play in New York, Line by Israel Horovitz! A one hour, one act play about 5 people waiting in line. Read More >>

24 Aug

Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver

August 24, 2017

$30 + charges

Last Podcast on the Left is a comedy podcast that covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real, from demons and aliens to cults and serial killers. Read More >>

24 Aug

Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville Street, Vancouver

August 24, 2017 To August 25, 2017

$37.75 - $42.75 + charges

Skull Candy presents the Straight Series Featuring Descendents. Descendents have announced a 2017 North American headline tour beginning this Spring. The band will be performing in support of their critically acclaimed new albumHypercaffium Spazzinate which is out now on Epitaph. Read More >>

24 Aug

Orpheum Theatre, 884 Granville St., Vancouver

August 24, 2017

$45 - $85 + charges

Beck has travelled light years from being pegged as a reluctant generational spokesperson when “Loser” metamorphosed from a rejected demo to a ubiquitous smash. Read More >>

24 Aug

Imperial, 319 Main Street, Vancouver

August 24, 2017

$30 + charges

Timbre Concerts and The Vancouver Folk Music Festival proudly present Pokey LaFarge With Guest Petunia and The Vipers.American country blues singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, on tour to support his latest release “Manic Revelations”. Read More >>

24 Aug

Various Venues, Vancouver

August 24, 2017 To September 3, 2017

$8 and up

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is celebrating its 15th Anniversary with a spotlight on Cuban Cinema. The 10 day festival will showcase award winning films from across Latin America that are not commercially released in Canada. This year’s lineup includes 69 films from 17 countries in 11 different languages. Read More >>

Vancouver Wooden Boat Festival
24 Aug

Granville Island, Vancouver

August 24, 2017 To August 27, 2017


Come and enjoy the sights and sounds of this year’s festival. Bring the family and spend an afternoon wandering through something uniquely BC. This year’s Vancouver Wooden Boat Festival is celebrating 30 years are are pleased to invite all to Granville Island to join us to celebrate. Read More >>

25 Aug

Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

August 25, 2017


Artists: Dead Cross, Secret Chiefs 3 Dead Cross emerged out of a series of impractical schemes, fallen-through plans, and last-minute musical experimentation. Shows were scheduled before a single song was written, fans were formed before even one show was played. Read More >>

25 Aug

Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver

August 25, 2017


Artists: Diamond Head, The AGONIST, SPELL, Rebel Priest English heavy-metal band formed in Stourbridge in 1976 by guitarist Brian Tatler and drummer Duncan Scott, and one of the first bands classed as NWOBHM, or New Wave of British Heavy Metal. Read More >>

Vancouver International Tap Dance Festival
25 Aug

Various Venues, Vancouver

August 25, 2017 To August 27, 2017

$15 to $43 + charges

Recognized as one of the premier events of its kind, the Vancouver Tap Dance Festival history is one of dedication to the wonderment of the art form. So many stories of how wishes, dreams, and hopes have been realized with renowned dancers, appreciative students, and a supportive community. Read More >>

26 Aug

Sun Peaks Resort, 3150 Creekside Way, Sun Peaks

August 26, 2017



Sun Peaks Resort welcomes Trooper on Saturday, August 26, for the final installment of our 6th Annual Summer Concert Series! It goes like this: millions of records, a couple dozen hits, a Juno Award for Band of the Year and ongoing sold-out shows across Canada. Read More >>

26 Aug

Woodward's Atrium, 351 Abbott Street, Vancouver

August 26, 2017

$15.00 - $20.00

Art Battle® is live competitive painting. Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The medium is acrylic paint and the tools allowed are brushes, palette knives or any non-mechanical implements. Read More >>