What: The Richmond Night Market draws crowds from across the province who travel to taste to rows on rows of vibrant cuisine offered and check out the diverse line-up of nightly performances on to 50-foot entertainment stage.
Where: 8351 River Road (nearby Bridgeport Station), Richmond
When: May 12 to October 9. Fridays and Saturdays 7 pm to midnight, Sundays and holiday Mondays 7 to 11 pm
Admission: $3.75 (regular admission). Kids 10 and under, seniors 60 and up are free. Zoom pass (up to 7 visits) is $20.
What:Voice of China contestant Jin Chi, aka Ada Kam, is a popular singer in Mainland China. Jin Chi made it into the top 16 in The Voice of China and has been a fan favourite in the public eye ever since. She has released several successful albums and has also branched into the world of acting.
When: May 11 at 8 pm
Where: River Rock Casino Resort – 8811 River Road, Richmond
What: This event offers a hands-on experience that includes plenty to do for all ages. Gardeners can grab some free topsoil, while kids can work on mini construction projects, jump on an excavator for a quick lesson or check out the interactive displays and games. Stop by the food court to purchase lunch, go for a hay ride tour of the Works Yard and kids can pick up a passport at the gate and collect stamps for a chance to win a prize.
Where: Kozier Neighbourhood Park – 10491 Kozier Drive, Richmond
What: See creative project displays about Canadian history and heritage, created by local Richmond students. Take part in hands-on, family-friendly activities that inspire curiosity and pride in Canada’s history and heritage.
Where: Richmond Cultural Centre – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
What: The Kwantlen St. Farmers’ Market launched in 2016 as Richmond’s first weekly farmers’ market. The market offers a rotating selection of food trucks and carts, vendors with local produce, fresh Okanagan fruit, SPCA certified chicken and eggs, and more. The market features products grown and crafted by local farmers and artisans, highlighting KPU’s own Sustainable Agriculture students.
What: Chinese immigrants arrived in Canada in the mid-1800s searching for gold and a better life. But life in Canada was difficult and the immigrants had to face racism and cultural barriers. Take a photographic walk through history with Arlene Chan, a Chinese-Canadian author who focuses on the history and culture.
What: Since 1994 Hoopfest has been BC Wheelchair Basketball Society’s largest annual fundraiser. Corporate and community teams of 5-10 players participate in a fun evening that includes a wheelchair basketball tournament, dinner and raffle prizes. Funds raised from Hoopfest allow BC Wheelchair Basketball to continue to run programs, leagues and tournaments, provide equipment and advocate for inclusive physical activity opportunities for British Columbians with a physical disability.
When: May 18 from 5:30 to 10 pm
Where: Richmond Olympic Oval – 6111 River Road, Richmond
What: For their final performance of the season, The Richmond Singers, directed by Natasha Neufeld, present “We Call It Home”. Join in a celebration of our country’s 150th birthday, and go on a musical journey across our great land. With special guests, Sweet Scarlet.
Where: Broadmoor Baptist Church 8140 Saunders Road, Richmond