10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, July 22

Jul 17 2018, 1:36 am

Another sunny Sunday in Vancouver, so get out to these 10 fun events happening around Vancouver today, July 22. Slide The City, Surrey Fusion Festival, and more.

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

Slide The City North Vancouver 2018

Slide The City/Ken Chan (Daily Hive)

  • What: The 1,000-foot-long slip-and-slide will be returning to Lower Lonsdale. Using inner tubes, sliders go down the hill along a four-block-long stretch of Lonsdale Avenue from Victoria Park to 4th Street, where there is a large finish line splash pool. Thousands of others will also be along the sidelines and at the finish line to watch sliders go down the roadway at speeds of up to 15 km/h. Parking for the event will be limited, so biking, walking, or transit is encouraged.
  • When: Now to Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 6 pm
  • Where: Lonsdale Avenue at Keith Road, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Start at $20, available online

Surrey Fusion Festival

  • What: The two-day festival brings together over 45 cultural and community groups from around the world and more than 150 artists and performers. Live entertainment, food pavilions and interactive cultural activities will keep you busy throughout the weekend. Featuring Walk Off The Earth, Rhanjit Bawa, Wintermitts, and more.
  • When: Now to Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 10 pm
  • Where: Holland Park – 13428 Old Yale Road, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Blueberry Sale and Tea

  • What: Blueberry season is here. Purchase fresh local blueberries and the best blueberry pie in town with proceeds supporting the Richmond Nature Park Society’s environmental education programs.
  • When: Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Richmond Nature Park – 11851 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

Creed Bratton

  • What: American actor and musician Creed Bratton brings a special comedy and live music set to Fortune Sound Club. Featuring support from Aaron Read, Katie-Ellen Humphries and Soo Jeong.
  • When: Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 E Pender St. Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$30

Vancouver Canadians vs Hilsboro Hops 

  • What: Vancouver Canadians face off with the Hillsboro Hops at Nat Bailey Stadium.
  • When: Now to Monday, July 23, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Royal City Show & Shine

  • What: Enjoy hundreds of classic cars, food trucks, live music and more at the 2018 Royal City Show & Shine.
  • When: Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Justice Institute of British Columbia – 715 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver Thai Festival 

(Thai Consulate)

Thai Consulate

  • What: Celebrate Thai culture at the fifth annual Thai Festival taking place at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Try your hand at Thai boxing or relax and get a traditional Thai massage. There will also be entertainment, dancing, and vendors selling Thai goods.
  • When: Now to Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Time: 10:30 am to 8 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Art Gallery, North Plaza – 750 Hornby St, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Pride Sports Day

  • What: Whether you enjoy traditional sports, or prefer alternative outdoor activities, Pride Sports Day has something for you. Come early for the annual Pride Run & Walk – Race Day, hosted by the Vancouver Frontrunners from 8 am to 11 am, then join the Vancouver Pride Society for a day of games, sports, performances, a beer garden and vendor village.
  • When: Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Time: 8 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Second Beach – 8501 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver
  • More Info: Online

Vancity Roots & Culture Experience

  • What: An all-day interactive reggae, hip-hop, soul and R&B music jam featuring some of the best seasoned and up and coming local artists Vancouver has to offer.
  • When: Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 8 pm
  • Where: Chain and Forge on Granville Island
  • Admission: Free

Ricky Kej and Special Guests

  • What: Amega-concertt with Grammy winner Ricky Kej, with special guests  Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Jennifer Gasoi, Rocky Dawuni, Ron Korb, Lonnie Park, and many more.
  • When: Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Holland Park – 13428 Old Yale Rd, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

African Descent Festival 2018

  • What: The 4th annual African Descent Festival features local and international music artists such as Eddy Kenzo & The Ghetto Kids, as well as food, fashion, spoken work, history and more.
  • When: Now to Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • When: 10 am to 8 pm
  • Where: Thornton Park – 1166 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free
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