10 things to do in Richmond this June

May 7 2019, 7:40 am

Find a new fun event happening in Richmond this June, including Doors Open Richmond, Pacific Rim Kite Festival, and more. Here is our checklist of 10 things to do around Richmond this month.

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

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Doors Open Richmond

What: The 12th installment of Doors Open Richmond is a weekend-long, city-wide public celebration of heritage, culture, and the arts. Forty sites with an eclectic and exciting blend of destinations will open their doors and offer culturally rich and inclusive experiences for free. These destinations include heritage sites, museums, places of worship, green spaces, specialty business, art galleries, and artist studios.

When: Saturday, June 1 to Sunday, June 2, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Various locations around Richmond
Admission: Free

Activate! Wellness Fair 55+

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What: Find information and resources all in one spot to stay safe, health and well. Visit over 40 booths of local organizations and companies offering programs, products and services specifically for those 55+ years. Drop-in for blood pressure checks by Wellness Clinic retired Registered Nurses, bone density scans and dietitian consultations and health and wellness resources and information. Then take part in over 20 workshops throughout the day with a focus on transportation, mobility and health in order to stay connected to community. This event is for 55+ and registration is required.

When: Monday, June 3, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Minoru Centre for Active Living – 7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond
Admission: Free, register online

Steveston Wine Fest 2019

What: The sixth annual wine fest by O’Hare’s GastroPub & Liquor Store will feature over 80 boutique wines from local and international wineries, as well as delicious food samples from local Steveston Merchants. This year will have a focus on interesting and hard to find wines from BC and beyond. Part proceeds from this event goto The Richmond Christmas Fund and other local charities.

When: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Time: 7 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
Tickets: Online, By donation

Lions Club Sockeye Run Car Show

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What: The 29th Annual Sockeye Run Car Show features classic cars, music and entertainment. With hundreds of cars, free entertainment, a variety of vendors, and yearly crowd pleasers, this event is an annual favourite.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Times: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Steveston Park – 4111 Moncton St, Richmond
Admission: By donation

Walk Richmond – Shell Road Trail

What: Stroll along this rural trail lined with tall trees and shrubs for a unique walking experience in an urban city centre. For all ages and is dog friendly.

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: 7 to 8 pm
Where: Shell Road Trail along the Shell Road corridor from Alderbridge Way to Williams Road. Meeting spot: Parking lot at the East end of Francis Road and No. 4 Road (parking is limited).
Admission: Free

The Price is Right Live

What: The live edition of one of North America’s longest-running game shows is coming to Vancouver and you could be their next contestant. This summer, The Price is Right Live will be coming to the River Rock Casino for several live shows. Contestants will get the chance to play games like Plinko, Cliffhangers, The Big Wheel, and the fabulous Showcase. Contestants can win cash, appliances, vacations, and possibly even a new car.

When: Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 16, 2019

  • Friday, June 14 at 8 pm
  • Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm
  • Saturday, June 15 at 8 pm
  • Sunday, June 16 at 2 pm

Where: The River Rock Casino –  8811 River Rd, Richmond
Tickets: Tickets start at $39.50 (plus service charges)

41st Annual Pacific Rim Kite Festival

What: Join the British Columbia Kitefliers Association for two days of kite flying at Garry Point Park in Richmond. Enjoy individual and team kite demonstrations, Rokkaku kite battles, teddy bear and candy drops, kite flying demonstrations, and more. Children can make their own kite at the Children’s Kite Making Workshop. Rain or shine.

When: Saturday, June 15 to Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Garry Point Park – 12011 Seventh Ave, Richmond
Admission: Free

Hamilton Night Out

What: One of Hamilton Community Centre’s biggest events of the year. Enjoy carnival inflatables, games, local entertainment, food vendors, plus a movie in the park to wrap up the evening.

When: Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 11 pm
Where: McLean Neighbourhood Park – 22500 McLean Avenue, Richmond
Admission: Free, all-access pass to play games $10 in advance, $12 on the day


What: Grammy-Award winning superstar Shaggy bring his Wah Gwaan?! Tour to River Rock Casino.

When: Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: River Rock Casino Resort  – 8811 River Rd, Richmond
Tickets: Online

Undertones of Green: Paintings by June Yun

What: An exhibition of Undertones of Green: Paintings by June Yun at Lipont Place. Free admission with artworks available for purchase.

When: Saturday, June 22 to Friday, July 19, 2019
Times: 10 am to 5 pm (Monday to Fridays), weekend by appointments
Where: Lipont Place – 4211 Number 3 Road, Richmond
Admission: Free

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