10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, July 14

Jul 1 2019, 6:08 pm

Sundays are sizzling in Vancouver, especially when Bastille Day, Matilda the Musical, and more are ready for you to check out. Here are 10 great events happening on Sunday, July 14.

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

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Bastille Day Festival

Bastille Day Festival

What: Kicking off at 10 am on Bastille Day, you will be able to listen to free concerts the entire day (the festival ends at 9 pm), as well as see a free exhibition, experience an immersive light-art installation, visit booths with French products, and even enter raffles where you can win a free round-trip to Paris, as well as many other vouchers and French products. There will be a children’s section where kids will be able to partake in DIY activities, an origami workshop, a game of mini-table soccer, a treasure hunt, and a free storytelling workshop with a theatre company. Embrace your inner foodie at the food market, and enjoy some drinks at the beer garden. Then, make sure you head over to the Wine & Cheese Party starting at noon at the Exhibition Hall.

When: July 14, 2019
Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Roundhouse Community Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Armchair Conversation with Prime Minister Joe Clark

What: The Right Honourable Joe Clark was elected eight times to the House of Commons of Canada, serving as Canada’s youngest Prime Minister will elaborate on the connection between Vancouver and other global cities, specifically at the challenges facing our city and its promising future. He will also give his opinion on what might happen to Iran’s currency, and tell a few unpublished stories of his time in office.

When: July 14, 2019
Time: 6 pm
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – 2750 Granville St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

2019 Canada Cup International Softball Championship

What: The premier women’s softball event of the season, the 2019 Canada Cup International Softball Championship, will showcase some of the best female athletes. The tournament will host national and elite club teams from across Canada and the world.

When: Now to July 14, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Softball City – 2201 148 St, Surrey
Tickets: Online

2019 Greek Summerfest on Boundary

What: Come enjoy authentic Greek food and live a day the Greek way. Experience local music and dance groups on the outdoor stage while eating your favourite Greek dishes.

When: Now until July 14, 2019
Time: Open at 12 pm (Thursday to Sunday), Open at 4 pm (Monday to Wednesday)
Where: 4541 Boundary Road, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Ladner Village Market

What: The Ladner Village Market takes over the heart of Ladner Village on select Sundays in the summertime. It’s a phenomenal market, with live music, tons of vendors, and much to see and taste.

When: July 14 and July 28; August 11 and August 25; September 8, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: 5028 48th Avenue (between Delta and Elliott Streets) in Ladner Village
Admission: Free

Hastings Crossing Business Improvement Association – The Truman Show Outdoor Movie

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Victory Square (Google Streetview)

What: On July 14, the HxBIA will present a free screening of The Truman Show, which stars Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, an insurance salesman who discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show. The movie will begin at sunset, at approximately 9 pm in Victory Square, located at 200 West Hastings Street. Anyone planning to attend is advised to arrive early to get a good spot and bring a blanket or chair with them to sit on.

When: July 14, 2019
Time: Sunset (approximately 9 pm)
Where: Victory Square – 200 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Honeybee Festival

What: The Honeybee Centre’s annual Honeybee Festival features amazing and educational entertainment for everyone. There will be face painting, concessions, and live musical entertainment for the whole family.

When: Now until July 14, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
WhereThe Honeybee Centre – 7480 176 st, Surrey
Admission: Free

Dog Days of Summer at Hastings Racecourse

What: The Dog Days of Summer series is returning to Hastings Racecourse. On the weekend of July 13 and 14, you can take in all of the action at the iconic Wiener Dog Races at Hastings Racecourse. Enjoy a pack of incredibly excited Dachshunds racing.

When: Now until July 14, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Hastings Racecourse – 188 North Renfrew Street, Vancouver
Price: FREE admission

Laughs for Lives

What: Good times and great laughs for a great cause. Yuk Yuks presents a night of comedy in support of the BC SPCA. Donations accepted, with door prizes, 50/50 draw, prize raffle, and more. All proceeds from the show will be donated to the BC SPCA.

When: July 14, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $12

Matilda the Musical

What: The Arts Club Theatre Company presents Matilda the Musical. Armed with an outsize wit and a vivid imagination, precocious Matilda takes a stand to change her destiny. Even cruel parents and a hardened headmistress can’t get in her way. From the wonderfully subversive imagination of Roald Dahl, this fun family musical will bring out the child in everyone. In partnership with Citadel Theatre and Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

When: Now to July 14, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – Arts Club 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online