What: Celebrate the end of summer, birthdays and other special moments at the End of Summer Wine Down at the Sea to Sky Gondola. The Sea to Sky Orchestra will play from 6pm – 8pm.Participants receive a special four course menu, carefully crafted by our Executive Chef, Barb Foster, alongside four delicious wines from Le View Pin. All for just $59 a person (plus tax & gratuity).
What: Unbuckled, Vancouver’s Ultimate Backyard BBQ, will combine casual sporting competitions, picnic eats and drinks, alt-country and bluegrass rhythms and plenty of good times all in the heart of the city.
Where: Brockton Baseball Diamond, Stanley Park – Vancouver
What: Featuring musical acts such as, Head Of The Herd, The Dudes, Good For Grapes, Ice Cream Social DJs, and a variety of Red Truck Beer and food trucks, Red Truck Brewery’s Parking Lot Series is sure to be a great and lively event.
Where: Red Truck Brewery parking lot – 295 East 1st Avenue, Strathcona
What: In-N-Out Burger will once again be making their pilgrimage from California to Canada for a special appearance for one day only. This is the only time you can order a Double Double in Metro Vancouver and end up with In-N-Out’s famous two-patty burger with special sauce.
Where: Langley Good Times Cruise-In – Fraser Highway 206th to 208, Douglas Creccent and the Cascades Parking lot
What: There’s one last outdoor party happening this summer that is not to be missed. The Vancouver Park Board is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth Park by throwing a massive party on September 13.
What: Attendees to this annual fundraiser event are encouraged to enjoy a glass of wine as they wander across a farmers field, travelling from tent to tent (sometimes through the barn, past the tractor or around the chicken coup), listening to live music, and tasting gourmet creations from B.C.’s top chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers.
What: Celebrating a shift in seasons, and a shift towards urban gardening, sustainability and eating locally, The Autumn Shift Festival brings live entertainment, shopping, food and fun to the streets of Mount Pleasant.
Where: Main Street (between Broadway and East 7th Ave)
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: The Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market is one of the newer kids on the Vancouver Farmers’ Market’s block, but it has quickly become a focal point of the community, bringing familiar vendors and neighbourhood faces together Sundays.
Where: 2300 Guelph Street, Mount Pleasant, Vancouver
When: Sundays, June 14 to October 11; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m