Highlight of June Events in Vancouver

Nights are getting longer, the temperature is starting to rise and Vancouverites are trading in their pants and coats for shorts and tanks. June has arrived and so have a variety of awesome events and activities that will help you start your summer off proper:

Richmond Night Market – Photo Credit: Flickr User //puzzle

Vancouver Craft Beer Week – Ends June 7th

Craft beer week makes its return for the fifth consecutive year, this time boasting over 21 events including parties, BBQs, break-dancing competitions, craft beer bingo, beer cocktail competitions, a festival and more. All of the events will also feature craft beers from over 20 craft beer breweries. Click here for the full list of events.

Vancouver Farmers Markets – All Summer Long

Photo Credit: Flickr user: Yaletown BIA

Vancouver’s Farmers Markets are perfect for those that love food and fun in a social environment. Browse through an assortment of local produce, products, plants, and more while supporting local companies.

  • Yaletown – Every Thursday from 2PM – 6PM
  • Kerrisdale – Every Saturday from 10AM – 2PM
  • West end – Every Saturday from 9AM -2PM
  • Main street – Every Wednesday from 3PM – 7PM

Velopolooza – June 5th – June 22nd

Hop on a bike, put your calves to work and explore Vancouver with numerous other cyclists. There are over 68biking events planned by Velopolooza this month to promote cycling in our beautiful city.

Photo Credit: Flickr User – John Burns

Richmond Night Market – All Summer Long

The Richmond Night Market is a yearly event visited by hundreds of thousands of Vancouverites and Tourists each year. Foodies get excited – here you’ll find cheap eats ranging from deep fried Mars bars to octopus balls. You will also find an assortment of vendors selling phone accessories, house-hold items, clothing, wallets and just about anything you can think of.

Night at the Aquarium – June 19th

The Vancouver Aquarium, dedicated to the conservation of marine wildlife, is hosting what they promise to be the most unforgettable philanthropic event of the year. Explore the wonders of the Vancouver Aquarium while enjoying fine food, wine, live entertainment and live auctions to support the research and conservation of our marine friends.

Dancing at Robson Square – June 27th – August 29th

Join DanceSportsBC for 10 nights of free dancing, lessons and performances this summer. These outdoor events draw over 500 attendees and are suitable for guests of all ages and dancers of any skill levels. Whether you’ve got two left feet or belong on a stage, these events are guaranteed to be a good time.

Whether you are exploring the craft beer scene in Vancouver, cycling one of the beautiful routes our city has to offer or strapping your dance shoes on for some free lessons at Robson Square, June is a month filled with events that you’ll want to make sure you mark on your calendar.

Please comment below if you have any suggestions for additional events this month.