10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, July 29

Jul 23 2018, 5:44 pm

Another sunny Sunday in Vancouver. Fill your schedule with these 10 events happening around the city today, July 29. Meowfest, Queers & Beers, and more.

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


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  • What: Meowfest is a one-day event hosted by Meowbox, a Vancouver-based cat goodies subscription box. Along with mingling with fellow feline friends, attendees can even adopt some home-needing kitties too. Besides that, “celebricats” and cat advocates line the event’s schedule, which includes everything from the Insta-famous Nala Cat to a pet photography workshop.
  • When: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Roundhouse Arts Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Meowfest, $15

Fun-Raiser: Supporting the BCSMSSA

  • What: Fun-raiser is a special evening of stand up comedy with proceeds going to British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse (BCSMSSA). Featuring Ivan Decker, Byron Bertram, Sam Tonning, Harris Anderson, Larke Miller, Ed Konyha, Alex Biron, and Jordan Ducharme.
  • When: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $19.05 plus tax

Day with Trek Travel at Trek Bicycle Burnaby

  • What: Join Trek Bicycle Burnaby and Trek Travel on a scenic 20 to 30-mile route through some of the best roads and bike paths the Vancouver area has to offer. Trek will provide guides, a gourmet picnic lunch, a cycling route for casual and seasoned riders alike, and a taste of what it is to experience a Trek Travel vacation.
  • When: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Trek Bicycle Burnaby – 5400 Kingsway Street, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $35

Community-Wide Garage Sale

  • What: Pick up great deals on gently used clothes, book, kids toys, sports and active gear, furniture and more. There will also be food and drink for purchase as well as a few local vendors.
  • When: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • Where: Sullivan Hall – 6306 152 Street, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Pride Tongue Tied – A Local Queer Music Showcase

  • What: Pride Tongue Tied is part of Eastside Studios Pride Week Calendar, and features Devours, Sorry Edith, Pale Red, and Kimmortal. DJ Möm will keep things bumping between sets, and stick around after the show for a dance party.
  • When: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Time: Doors 9:30 pm
  • Where: Eastside Studio – 550 Malkin Ave, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Dinner in the Sky North Vancouver 2018

Chef Ambassador Ned Bell (right), Executive Chef Evan Elman (left)/Dinner In The Sky Canada

  • What: Dinner in the Sky North Vancouver will present brunch, lunch, and dinner offerings from 415 West Esplanade. The North Vancouver waterfront location will provide a stunning panorama view of the ocean, mountain, and city, and is the first of several other locations to soon be announced. Curating the dinners is BC-born chef Ned Bell, known for his several appearances on celebrity cooking shows and his role as a sustainable seafood ambassador.
  • When: Now to Sunday, July 29, 2018, 2018 
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: 415 West Esplanade, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online starting at $149

Queers & Beers: Pride Edition

  • What: The 4th annual Pride Edition of Queers & Beers features craft beers, special cocktails, cider, pool table, video games, pinball, food trucks, and live DJs spinning on the tropical parking-lot patio.
  • When: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Time: 5 pm
  • Where: Eastside Studio – 550 Malkin Ave, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Little Red Warrior and his Lawyer

  • What: Join Savage Society at The Cultch Historic Theatre for a reading of a new play written and directed by Kevin Loring. Little Red Warrior and His Lawyer is a satirical fable about power, politics and procreation.
  • When: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Cultch’s Historic Theatre – 1895 Venables St, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Jazz Up Pride with Martina Griffiths

  • What: Martina will take you on a fun-fused eclectic night of jazz including standards “Let’s Do It” and “Honeysuckle Rose.” Enjoy a Pride sizzling rendition of Prince’s “Kiss” and the smooth latin bossa nova of “Sway.” Mixed and stirred in with swinging versions of Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive,” Dusty Springfield’s “Sunny,” and many others.
  • When: Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: XY Vancouver – 1181 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

L I M I T S by Kimiko

  • What: LIMITS examines how structures and our bodies impose themselves on each other. Kimiko is an artist who has studied theatre and film history for an undergrad in an institutional setting for 5 years.
  • When: Sunday, July 29 to Thursday, August 2, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Russian Hall – 600 Campbell Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20
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