10 things to do in Vancouver: Saturday, June 2

May 30 2018, 5:59 pm

Keep the June fun going with one of our ten great events happening around Vancouver today, Saturday, June 2! Explore 5K Foam Fest Abbotsford, Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival, and more.

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

5K Foam Fest Abbotsford

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  • What: The 5K Foam Fest boasts 22 of some of the best and most exciting obstacles in the world including the worlds largest inflatable waterslide, slip and slides, and mucky mud pits. Combine these obstacles with 2.5 million cubic feet of foam, live DJs and a vendor village, and chances are you’ll be enjoying an epic summer day. The family fun event supports the Make A Wish Foundation.
  • When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Where: Clearbrook Park / Abbotsford Exhibition Park – 32470 Haida Drive, Abbotsford
  • Tickets: Register online, $65 to $75

Tom Jones

  • What: The iconic singer behind hits such as “Delilah”, “Sex Bomb”, and “Green Green Grass of Home” is set to play the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on June 2. Tom Jones’ 50-year career has remarkably gone from strength-to-strength. Along with sustaining his popularity as a live performer and recording artist for five decades, he has garnered – at the age of 77 – the best reviews of his career for his most recent albums.
  • When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Time: Doors at 6: 30 pm, Show at 7:30 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $49-$125.

Orjan Nilsen and Emma Hewitt

  • What: Norwegian trance producer Orjan Nilsen and Australian singer/songwriter Emma Hewitt bring their beautiful rhythmic patterns and haunting melodies to Celebrities Nightclub for Playhouse Saturdays.
  • When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Time: 10 pm to 3 pm
  • Where: Celebrities – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $30

Day of The Honeybee

  • What: Join Honeybee Centre to celebrate Day of the Honeybee. Featuring beekeeping demonstrations, workshops, storytelling, bee-friendly, a plant sale, face painting, seed planting, giveaways and more.
  • When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Honeybee Centre – 7480 176th Street, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Doors Open Richmond

  • What: The 11th 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 2 to Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Various locations around Richmond
  • Admission: Free

Hats Off Day

  • What: A big street party by Burnaby Heights merchants to celebrate the community and their customers. Enjoy music, food, kids activities, a show and shine, and more.
  • When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Heights
  • Admission: Free

Silver Chord Choir & Friends Concert

  • What: As a kick off to Senior’s Week, the Silver Chord Choir & Friends is hosting its annual concert. The free event is open to all ages, and includes refreshments after the show.
  • When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Time: 1:30 t0 3:30 pm
  • Where: Wilson Centre – 2150 Wilson Ave, Port Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free. To register, contact 604.927.7529 referencing barcode 25653.

Out On Screen 30th Birthday Party

  • What: Out On Screen turns 30 and is celebrating with a community birthday party. A party for the LGBT2Q+ community and allies at the Imperial on Main Street will pay tribute to the last three decades of uplifting queer stories at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival. Featuring performances by Maiden China, Shay Dior, and Indigenous burlesque troupe Virago Nation.
  • When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Imperial Vancouver – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free, RSVP Online

Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival 2018

Beer/Vancouver Craft Beer Week

  • What: Beer and cider lovers are invited to come to the PNE Fairgrounds on June 2 and 3 for the 9th annual year of good times, filled with music, food, art, and of course, tons of craft beer. For 2018 festival-goers can expect 100+ craft breweries and cideries (pouring 300+ beverages), live music, buskers, and more food trucks and washrooms. This festival caps off the 10-day citywide celebration which runs from May 25 to June 3.
  • When: Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: PNE/Playland – 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
    $39-$75; buy online

Public Disco at Alley Oop

  • What: The Public Disco is all about creating a fun, and inclusive environment. This colourful event will feature DJ sets from Niña Mendoza, Neighbour, Wabi Sladi, and Ryan Wells. There will be a glitter station so you can jazz up your outfit or use some sparkly facepaint to get into party mode. Kids are welcome to join, as the event will feature games and toys to keep the little ones busy (if they need a dance break).
  • When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Time: 2 to 9 pm
  • Where: Alley Oop — The bright and colourful laneway at Granville and Pender
  • Admission: Free
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