10 things to do in Vancouver: Saturday, June 9

Jun 7 2018, 3:32 am

Saturday is here and we’re ready for fun events in Vancouver! Check out our list of 10 great things to do today, June 9, including Vancouver Whitecaps, BREAKOUT Festival, and more.

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

BREAKOUT Festival 2018



  • What: Migos and Tory Lanez are headlining Vancouver’s first-ever outdoor hip-hop and R&B music festival. BREAKOUT Festival promises a stacked lineup that includes international artists alongside Vancouver’s rising talent.
  • When: Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10, 2018
  • Time: 2 pm, with a 10 pm curfew
  • Where: PNE Amphitheatre – East, 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, 2-Day and VIP passes starting at $99

Surrey Doors Open

  • What: Surrey Doors Open is a free event for all ages providing a unique opportunity for Surrey residents and visitors to experience the cities rich culture, history, art and architecture. Explore 30 different venues in Whalley, Cloverdale, Newton, and South Surrey. The venues will feature a mix of historic sites, modern architecture, public art and green spaces.
  • When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Venues across Surrey
  • Admission: Free. Some venues may offer additional experiences or goods for a fee.

Urban Shift

  • What: Urban Shift explores two perspectives on the Vancouver urban landscape. The works are shaped by personal relationships to the city, and expressed through manipulated photographic images and painting. Featuring the works of Carolina de la Cajiga and Martha Jablonski-Jones, and is hosted and organized by the Burnaby Arts Council.
  • When: Saturday, June 9 to Saturday, June 30, 2018 
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

Seniors Week – Over 90s Tea and Celebration

  • What: Celebrate Richmond seniors 90 years of age and over with an afternoon of socializing and recognition of these special Richmond citizens. Caregivers welcome.
  • When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Time: 1:30 to 3 pm
  • Where: Minoru Place Activity Centre – 7660 Minoru Gate, Richmond
  • Admission: Free, registration required

EMBRVCE SATURDAYS: A Night Dedicated To Fortnite

  • What: Drop down at Vaulted Venue and stock up on Slurp Juice on special all night at VENUE’s Fortnite Theme Party. Featuring resident DJs Rashad Rawkus, Grayson Repp, and J-traxx –  dressing up is strongly encouraged.
  • When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Paintbucket Presents: Baby’s First Easel

  • What: An evening of improv, sketch and friendship with Paintbucket (Steve Currie, Maddy Rafter, and Vivian Tang). Featuring special guests Big ’N’ Tall! (Patrick Dodd and Dan Willows).
  • When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Time: 10:30 pm
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 E 26 Ave, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $5

Vancouver Whitecaps vs Orlando City SC

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Image: Bob Frid / Vancouver Whitecaps FC

  • What: Vancouver Whitecaps take on the Orlando City SC at BC Place.
  • When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Time: 4
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Trout Lake Farmers’ Market

  • What: Check out over 60 farms and producers, food and coffee trucks every weekend at Trout Lake Farmers’ Market.
  • When: Every Saturday until October 20, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Lakewood Drive and 13th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

STRUT 2018 Walkathon

  • What: Get on your highest pair of heels and be prepared to strut all for a good cause supporting LGBTQ asylum seekers and refugees. STRUT is an annual walkathon that raises funds for Foundation of Hope’s (FOH) commitment to support LGBTQ newcomers to Canada.
  • When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where:  Sunset Beach Park — 1204 Beach Ave
  • Registration: Available online

Eric Nam

  • What: Korean pop-star, Eric Nam will be making a stop in Vancouver, British Columbia for his ‘Honestly’ North American tour.
  • When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 E Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online
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