10 things to do in Vancouver: Saturday, July 21

Jul 17 2018, 1:27 am

Summer Saturdays are just the best! Have fun with these 10 things to do around Vancouver today, Saturday, July 21, including Babes + Beats on the Shore, The Deighton Cup, and more.

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

Babes + Beats on the Shore

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The Deighton Cup

  • What: Get your chicest hats and flashiest bowties out. The Deighton Cup – Vancouver’s most stylish day at the races – is coming back for summer 2018. Aside from the races, this year’s event will include a best-dressed competition, mixology contest, and delicious food catered by Earls. The restaurant chain will be building a pop-up kitchen on location and Hawksworth will be catering food for patrons in VIP suits. Whether you treat yourself at the taco bar or try delicious sushi doughnuts, the spread at the Cup will definitely satisfy.
  • When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 6 pm
  • Where: Hastings Racetrack -188 N Renfrew St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $55 early bird, buy online

Steveston Alive! Walking Tour Vignettes

  • What: Stroll through historic Steveston Village as the past comes to life with the Steveston Alive! Walking Tour Vignettes. Not just any ordinary walking tour – visitors will discover what the past was like as talented Hugh McRoberts Secondary School drama student actors perform five short plays about living and working in Steveston in the year 1917.
  • When: Every Saturday until July 21, 2018
  • Time: 1 pm and 3 pm
  • Where: Steveston Museum – 3811 Moncton Street, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Uptown Live 2018

  • What: Get your dance shoes on, bring your friends and family and spend a full day of fun with live performances, food trucks, interactive activities, art installations, artisan vendors and more. Four main musical stages will feature the best of BC’s thriving indie music scene.
  • When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 9 pm
  • Where: 6th Street and 6th Avenue, New Westminster
  • Admission: Free


  • What: Kick it like Jackie Chan with hit producer Dzeko at Celebrities with support from Yurie and Seb C.
  • When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities Nightclub – 1022 Davie St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$20

Andy Haynes

  • What: Since starting comedy in 2004, Andy has been seen on Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Comedy Central Presents, the Pete Holmes show, Roast Battle, and Another Period. He now lives in LA where he regularly performs at the Comedy Store and writes for television shows.
  • When: Now to Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Comedy MIX – 1015 Burrard St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Bears, Berries and Beetles

  • What: What is it like to walk like a bear? What do bears eat? What do they see, smell and hear? Find out about bear lifestyles and habits through games and more. Ages 6 to 8.
  • When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 12 pm
  • Where: Minnekhada Regional Park, Coquitlam
  • Admission: $4.25 per child, registration required

Queers be Gaming

  • What: An event for nerds, gamers and geeks of all types, shapes and sizes. Join the Vancouver Gaymers for board games, video games, and Steam games. Everyone is welcome.
  • When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Time: 5 pm
  • Where: La Fontana – 3701 Hastings St #101, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

Willingdon Linear Park Grand Opening

  • What: Celebrate the new and vibrant parkway with live music, food trucks, and free family fun.
  • When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Time: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
  • Where: Willingdon Avenue from Midlawn Drive to Parker Street
  • Admission: Free

Satinder Sartaaj

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  • What: Known as a master of Sufi-style singing, Sartaaj has captivated audiences for years with his melodies and classic Punjabi tunes. Sartaaj graduated with an honours degree in music and also completed his 5-year diploma in classical music from Sangeet Vishard in Jalandhar, Punjab. He then headed to Punjab University, Chandigarh for his Masters, also in Music, and he also holds a PhD with specialization in Sufi poetry. Not only is Sartaaj a musician but he is also an actor, and showed his many talents in the Hollywood film The Black Prince released last year.
  • When: Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm and concert starts at 7:30 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theater, 630 Hamilton St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online or by calling 778-682-0001
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