What: One of the most popular summertime events in the city is back as free outdoor movies return to Stanley Park this summer for its 10th anniversary! The Evo Summer Cinema Series features a four-story inflatable movie screen showing film classics and modern blockbusters. Please bring your own blankets and/or lawn chairs and, since it’s a family-friendly event, smoking or alcohol is not permitted. Moviegoers are encouraged to walk, take transit, or bike to Stanley Park for the shows – there will be a bike valet service offered on site each night too.
When: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Where: Ceperley Meadows near Second Beach, Stanley Park
What: Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, direct from its acclaimed Broadway return. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.
When: Tuesday, July 10 to Sunday, July 15, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton St. Vancouver
What: Enjoy the sounds of Jazz, Cuban, Country and Swing music every Tuesday evening in July and August. Acts include Beautyshop Dolls, Sweetpea Swing Band, Taylor Rae & The Backseat Drivers, and more.
When: Every Tuesday from July 10 to Augst 28, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Civic Plaza, City Hall – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey
What: The University Women’s Club of Vancouver’s take on the popular “Dîner en Blanc” experience without the hassle of having to pack a picnic and bring your own chairs. Guests are invited to enjoy a game of bocce or croquet, dance on the terrace, indulge in a sweet and savoury selection of “en Blanc” themed food stations, and stop by the photo booth. The Katherines will also perform live music as entertainment.
What: A total of 888 hand-crafted papier-mâché giant pandas will be displayed at Metropolis at Metrotown shopping mall this summer as part of a campaign to raise awareness of wildlife conservation, pandas, and sustainability. Donated proceeds from the free exhibition will go towards World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada to help fund its wildlife conservation research and education programs.
Where: Grand Court of Metropolis at Metrotown – 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
When: Tuesday, July 10 to Wednesday, August 8, 2018
What: Glory Daze is the moniker of Los Angeles based singer, songwriter, and storyteller Lea Beiley. A frequent performer at the legendary Los Angeles Hotel Café, Beiley has also stepped on stage at the iconic House of Blues, the Freehand Hotel, and the Coachella Valley-based Mothership Festival, to name a few.
When: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Guilt & Co. – 1 Alexander Street, Vancouver