9 things to do in Vancouver: Saturday, July 14

Jul 9 2018, 1:30 am

Looking for weekend fun? Explore and enjoy these 10 things to do around Vancouver today, Saturday, July 14. There is Wiener Weekend 2018, BC Lions, and more.

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

Red Bull 400 2018

Red Bull 400

A runner races up the Red Bull 400 course in Whistler.

  • What: Known as the “steepest race in the world,” the almost-vertical race challenges competitors with a single objective: First one to the top wins. Testing both speed and endurance, this race challenges runners with 400 metres on a 37° incline from the bottom of a ski jump, straight to the top.
  • When: Saturday, July 14, 2018
  • Time: 8 am
  • Where: Whistler Olympic Park
  • Registration: Online

Mark Farina

  • What: Nordic Track presents DJ, producer and house music icon Mark Farina at the Imperial.
  • When: Saturday, July 14, 2018
  • Time: Doors 9:30 pm
  • Where: Imperial – 319 Main StreetVancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $30

6th Annual Ladies WHO Lunch Summer Patio Party

  • What: Enjoy an afternoon of networking, She’s In Biz vendors, door prizes and valuable connections. Dress code: fascinator or hat.
  • When: Saturday, July 14, 2018
  • Time: 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
  • Where: The Arbutus Club – 2001 Nanton Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $50-$65

The Summer Festival 2018

  • What: The Summer Festival is an anime event that features artists and vendors, carnival games, and stage events. Presented by SFU Anime Club, cosplay and yukatas are encouraged.
  • When: Saturday, July 14, 2018 
  • Time: 1 pm to late
  • Where: SFU Burnaby, Convocation Mall
  • Admission: Free

Glitter Unicorn Festival

  • What: With lively entertainment and delicious treats, the Glitter Unicorn Festival is both a “fun-raiser” and a “fundraiser.” An assortment of freezies will be on sale to keep you cool in the summer weather. Admission is free but all sales will be donated to the Surrey Food Bank. A bottle drive will also be on-site so bring your recyclable bottles for donation.
  • When: Saturday, July 14, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 3 pm
  • Where: Forsyth Park – 10635 140 St, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Symphony at Sunset 2018

  • What: The free, outdoor concert is part of the VSO’s lineup of summertime outdoor concerts to celebrate its 100th anniversary. A pre-event begins at 7:15 pm with student ensembles by the VSO School of Music. This will be followed by the main event performed by the VSO from 8:30 pm to 10 pm, with the orchestra playing symphonic hits such as Leonard Bernstein, excerpts from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and John Williams’ scores to Star Wars. Food trucks will also be present at the site for the event.
  • When: Saturday, July 14, 2018
  • Time: 7:15 pm to 10 pm (VSO performance begins at 8:30 pm)
  • Where: Sunset Beach Park, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

BC Lions vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers

  • What: Catch the BC Lions in CFL action against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at BC Place.
  • When: Saturday, July 14, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Wiener Weekend 2018 

Wiener dog running/Hastings Racecourse

  • What: As part of their Dog Days of Summer, Vancouver’s most adorable and athletic Wiener Dogs will be taking to the track to compete for a $500 cash prize and a fabulous doggy prize pack. Plus, there’s also going to be food trucks, craft beer, and live music, all afternoon long.
  • When: Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, 2018
  • Time: Wiener Dog races will be taking place in between the horse races, with the first horse race starting at 1:50 pm
  • Where: Hastings Racecourse – 188 North Renfrew Street
  • Admission: Free

Bastille Day Festival

  • What: Vancouver Bastille Day will feature a French market, beer garden, artwork and entertainment, and more.
  • When: Saturday, July 14, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 11 pm
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Center – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free
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