What: Join Spark, an outdoor dinner and concert at the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola on Mount Habrich in Squamish. Experience breathtaking views of the coastal mountain range, the Stawamus Chief and Howe Sound, all while raising much-needed funds for Camp Goodtimes which is an internationally-acclaimed summer recreation program that provides a unique summer experience for children living with cancer and their families.
Where: Sea to Sky Gondola – 36800 Highway 99, Squamish
What: Get your most traditional English garb and your vintage bikes ready, the Tweed Ride is returning to Vancouver. The Tweed Ride aims to promote bike riding in urban areas and proceeds for the ride benefits Power To Be Adventure Society.
Where: Vancouver Club – 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
When: Sunday, September 20; ride starts at 12:30 p.m.
What: The Scotiabank AIDS WALK for LIFE celebrates 30 years of making a difference. WALK September 20 to raise funds for people living with HIV and AIDS in BC, and show them they aren’t alone. Highlights include cake, health services and a shoe fashion show.
Where: Sunset Beach – 1204 Beach Avenue, Vancouver
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
What: Yoga instructor Solomon Montijo, along with ten other teachers, hosts free classes daily at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. in Dude Chilling Park.
Where: Dude Chilling Park – 2390 Brunswick St., Vancouver
When: Daily; 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
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