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10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, July 16

Events

10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, July 16

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Daniel Chai Jul 16, 2017 7:04 am 1,688

Soak up the Sunday sun with our list of fun events happening in Vancouver. From Dancing in the Street to an annual berry festival, here are 10 can’t-miss event happening today around the city.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Vancouver Farmers Markets’ 7th Annual Berry Festival

  • What: The 7th annual Berry Festival includes everything for the berry lover, from berry tastings of farm-fresh offerings, recipes and storage tips, and of course: PIE. The pie happens Sunday at the BC Berry Pie Bake Off, which is open to professional and amateur bakers. And once the judging is done, the pies are sliced up and available for market shoppers to enjoy (with a donation).
  • When: July 16
  • Time: 10 am
  • Where: Dude Chilling Park – 2300 Guelph Street, Vancouver
  • Cost: Free

Dancing in the Street 2017 Kick-Off Dance with The Milk Crate Bandits

  • What: Dancing in the Street is back for another season of dancing in the Vancouver sunshine on select weekend afternoons. The kick-off dance with The Milk Crate Bandits takes place at the Turntable Plaza just outside the Roundhouse. All ages and bodies are welcome, and no partner or previous dance experience necessary.
  • When: July 16
  • Time: 1 to 4 pm
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Cost: Free

Edmonds City Fair and Classic Car Show

Edmonds City Fair & Classic Car Show

Edmonds City Fair & Classic Car Show / City of Burnaby

  • What: A car lovers dream come true, all happening in Burnaby. Join in the street festival running along Edmonds Street from Canada Way towards Kingsway. Fun for the whole family.
  • When: July 16
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Edmonds Street from Canada Way to Kingsway, Burnaby
  • Cost: Free

Commercial Drive Summer Series at Grandview Park: Dance

  • What: Commercial Drive Business Society presents an afternoon of salsa and Zumba at Grandview Park. Zumba Vancouver will also provide motivating music with high-energy dance and fitness.
  • When: July 16
  • Time: 1 to 4 pm
  • Where: Grandview Park on Commercial Drive
  • Cost: Free

Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows

  • What: These two bands have joined musical forces to launch the A Brief History of Everything tour across North America. If you’re hoping to relive the story of “Mr. Jones,” or remember just how lonely “3 am” can get, this is the gig for you.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: July 16
  • Time: Doors at 6 pm / Show at 7 pm
  • Tickets: On Ticketmaster, $39–$115

The Kidney Foundation of Canada – Kidney Bike

  • What: Kidney Bike is a fundraising event to raise funds and celebrate hope for people living with kidney disease and to create awareness about the need for organ donation. Funds raised will support The Kidney Foundation of Canada.
  • When: July 16
  • Time: 8 am to 11:30 am
  • Where: Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve – Seymour Valley Trailways
  • Registration: Online

Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market

  • What: Returning for its tenth year, the Steveston Farmers and Artisans Market will be operating in the parking lot of the Steveston Community Centre, the market will feature a mix of stalls, including food vendors, artists, and craftspeople.
  • When: July 16
  • Time: 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • Where: Steveston Community Centre parking lot, 4111 Moncton Street, Richmond
  • Cost: Free

Aldergrove Fair Days

  • What: Aldergrove Fair Days have been running for more than 100 years. Highlights include a Show ‘n Shine, a parade, midway rides and games, beer garden and food vendors, and more.
  • When: Now to July 16
  • Time: 10 am to 9 pm (July 15), 10 am to 4 pm (July 16)
  • Where: Aldergrove Athletic Park and the Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre – 26770 29 Avenue, Langley
  • Cost: Free

Art in the Park

  • What: A traveling Canada 150 exhibition that provides an opportunity for connection with the natural and cultural history of Glacier National Park. Featuring Pure Colour by Roberta Coombs and Ancestral Drift by Tiki Mulvihill.
  • When: Now to July 16
  • Where: Port Moody Arts Centre – 2425 St. Johns Street, Port Moody
  • Cost: Free

2017 Vancouver Greek Summerfest

  • What: The Vancouver Greek Summer Festival is an annual celebration of food, entertainment, and family fun — from the famous “BBQ Lamb” and “Loukoumades” to the dozens of live singers and dancers on the Performance Stage. This year’s feature performances includes Zougla, Urban Myth, Asi Somos, Dolphin Jazz and Golden Thread Orchestra, Jim Byrnes, Gotta B George Michael tribute artist, DJ Alpha Music and bouzouki music with Yannis Sahamis.
  • When: Now to July 16
  • Time: Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to late
  • Where: 4641 Boundary Road, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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