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10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, June 24

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Daniel Chai Jun 21, 2018 5:00 am 4,936
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Sunday fun coming your way with our picks of 10 things to do in Vancouver today, Sunday, June 24. Check out Greek Day, Downtown Jazz Weekend, and more!

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

Greek Day

  • What: This event is the largest one day Greek festival in Vancouver and it attracts more than 100,000 people every year. This year it’s taking place on June 24 in a five-block stretch from McDonald to Blenheim Street. Featuring food, beverages, shopping, and music, this shindig is the final event in a month-long Greek Heritage Festival going down in the city.
  • When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 9 pm
  • Where: MacDonald to Blenheim Street
  • Admission: Free

Morgan James

  • What: Morgan James is a Broadway regular and you may have already seen her star in Motown: The Musical,Godspell, and more. She’s also known for her YouTube videos covering the likes of Aretha Franklin, Jeff Buckley, and Prince.
  • When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Performance Works – 1218 Cartwright Street
  • Price: $28 – Tickets Available via Coastal Jazz

Snail Mail

  • What: Lindsey Jordan aka Snail Mail is touring in support of her debut album, Lush. Featuring special guest Bonny Doon.
  • When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St. Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

  • What: Hit the road with Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon. Sign up for the 21k or 5k and enjoy the summer run.
  • When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Start Time: 7:30 am
  • Start Location: East Mall (West of Thunderbird Arena), UBC
  • Register: Online

29th Annual Bullhead Derby

  • What: Spend the morning at Garry Point Park at the Bullhead Derby at beautiful Garry Point Park. Pack your fishing gear, including barbless hooks and a picnic basket. It’s a perfect occasion to bring your family for a fun day of fishing. There are two categories: kids 12 and under and seniors 65+.
  • When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Where: Garry Point Park – 12011 Seventh Ave, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

Downtown Jazz Weekend 2018

  • What: The free-to-attend outdoor concert will host 30 performances over the two days on three different stages – the Georgia Stage, Robson Stage, and the Anthem Properties Sounds of Youth Stage. Highlighted performers over the weekend include American rhythm dynamos Ghost-Note, UK-based vocalist and instrumentalist Gwyneth Herbert, and Brooklyn-based Nubian pop stars Alsarah & the Nubatones, among others.
  • When: Now to Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 9 pm
  • Where: The Vancouver Art Gallery and Robson Square – Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Seek the Peak 2018

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Seek the Peak

  • What: Think you’ve got what it takes to climb 4,100 feet. Whether you’re a seasoned Grouse Grind veteran or just willing to try anything out for a good cause, the 15th annual Seek the Peak is for you. Racers who wish to test their fitness, stamina, and mental toughness can either tackle the race on their own or split up the 13 km race amongst a team.
  • When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Time: 8:15 am
  • Where: Ambleside Park to Grouse Mountain, West/North Vancouver
  • Registration: Available online

Summer Cask Festival

  • What: The Summer Cask Festival is back featuring all their fruit and sour casks. There will be up to 35 different casks from all the local craft beers around the Lower Mainland. Your $30 ticket gets you 6 beer tokens and 1 food token.
  • When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 5 pm
  • Where: 871 Beatty Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $30; buy online

Cherry Glazerr Plus Swim Team

  • What: This rock band out of LA has just the right amount of punk to go alongside their catchy riffs and indie attitude. Put them together with Swim Team and you’ve got yourself an unforgettable concert experience just waiting to happen.
  • When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • When: 9 pm
  • Where: The Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online, $23

Dan Weiss Starebaby feat. Taborn, Dunn, Mitchell, Monder

  • What: Hailed as one of the top five jazz drummers by The New York TimesDan Weiss’s forward-thinking compositions and innovative playing have pushed musical limits for years.
  • When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Where: The Ironworks — 235 Alexander Street, Vancouver
  • Time: 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: Available online, from $23
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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