What: Volunteer models will come together to showcase a lingerie fashion show in order to raise awareness for Supportive Start. Alongside the show will be a live band, circus act, burlesque and dessert buffet.
What: Each weekend over 20,000 visitors hit up this massive summertime night market in Richmond and experience the diverse array of booths, food and drink vendors, kids’ play area, and live entertainment.
Where: 12631 Vulcan Way (behind Home Depot on Sweden Way), Richmond
When: Friday, May 8 to September 27; Fridays and Saturdays 6 to 11 p.m. and Sundays 6 to 10 p.m.
What: Drawing crowds from all over Metro Vancouver, the Richmond Night Market is located within easy access of the Canada Line’s Bridgeport Station. Roam the aisles to find games, food, and all sorts of wares for sale. Late nighters take note, this is the only local night market open until midnight (Fridays and Saturdays).
Where: 8351 River Rd. (nearby Bridgeport Station)
When: May 15 to October 12, 2015; Fridays and Saturdays 7 p.m. to Midnight, Sundays and holiday Mondays 7 to 11 p.m.
What: Ultimate Dinosaurs introduces you to new and unique dinosaurs that evolved in isolation in South America, Africa and Madagascar. The exhibition combines rarely seen specimens with augmented reality technology that transforms full-scale dinosaurs into flesh-covered animated beasts right before your eyes.
Where: TELUS World of Science – 1455 Quebec St., Vancouver
When: Saturday, May 30 to September 7, 2015; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
What: The Kits market takes place Sundays in the parking lot of the Community Centre, and has a Bike Valet for shoppers on two wheels, and lots nearby for families to do.
Where: West 10th Ave (between Larch and Balsam), Vancouver
When: Sundays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; May 10 to October 25
*A note for this summer: During construction on the parking lot at the Kits Community Centre, the Kitsilano Market will temporarily relocate to Riley Park, at the southeast corner of 30th Avenue and Ontario Street. From May 10 to June 7, 2015 the market will run on the same day and time, and have all the same vendors as the Kits market.
What: Now in its 31st year, the Walk is held in 10 cities and has raised almost $90 million for international development programs and initiatives, making it the largest and most successful event of its kind in Canada!
Where: Lumberman’s Arch – 3301 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver
What: Come meet your neighbours at Fair in the Square 2015. Come for the delicious free bbq and stay for the local artisan food, crafts and musical entertainment presented by Central City Foundation and VCC.
Where: Victoria Square Park – Hastings St. and Cambie St., Vancouver
When: Sunday, May 31; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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