10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, June 17

Jun 13 2018, 9:26 pm

Happy Father’s Day, Vancouver! Celebrate with one of these 10 great events taking place in Vancouver today, June 17. Father’s Day at ‘The Nat’, Main Street Car-Free Day Festival, and more.

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

Main Street Car-Free Day Festival 2018

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  • What: Spread across 21 blocks with “mini-festivals” along the route, the event features numerous activities, as well as performances on 15 different stages, and a wide variety of food vendors. This year, there will be stage performances at the Biltmore Cabaret, skateboard demos and activities courtesy of Anti-Social Skateboards, and a street hockey tournament presented by Collingwood Community Police.
  • When: Sunday, June 17, 2018
  • Time: 12 pm to 7 pm
  • Where: Main Street – Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Father’s Day at ‘The Nat’

  • What: Vancouver Canadianss annual Father’s Day catch is fun for the whole family. Admission is free and attendees are encouraged to bring their own baseballs and gloves, as well as sport the traditional Canadians team colours of red and white.
  • When: Sunday, June 17, 2018
  • Time: 1 pm to 3 pm
  • Where: Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

The SuperDad Show 2018

  • What: A special show in celebration of a special guy – your Dad. The SuperDad Show pokes fun at all the foibles and complexities of what it means to be a father today. Warning: The SuperDad Show may contain dad jokes.
  • When: Sunday, June 17, 2018
  • Time: 2 pm
  • Where: The Improv Comedy Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street
  • Price: $25 – Tickets available via VTSL

Father’s Day at Historic Stewart Farm

  • What: Take Dad out for a memorable date at Historic Stewart Farm. Bring the whole family for locomotive fun, featuring the Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club and their display model trains, train rides courtesy of the Pacific Trackless Trains, sack races with Dad on the lawn, baked treats made on the wood burning stove in the farmhouse kitchen, and more.
  • When: Sunday, June 17, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Father’s Day at Burnaby Village Museum

  • What: Celebrate a day out with Dad and the rest of the family at Burnaby Village Museum.
  • When: Sunday, June 17, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • More Info: Online

2nd Annual Rock for Autism

  • What: Enjoy 7 hours of pro-Rock and Roll to increase awareness and raise funds for adults with autism. Funds go to help train companies that hire persons on the ASD spectrum. Presented by Autism BC and Lindsay Music.
  • When: Sunday, June 17, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 8 pm
  • Where: Rocky Point Park – 2800 block Murray Street, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

Bard on the Beach

  • What: Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare festivals. Presented in a magnificent setting on the waterfront in Vancouver’s Vanier Park, the festival offers Shakespeare’s plays, related dramas, and several special events in two performance tents from June through September. The lineup this year includes As You Like ItMacbethTimon of Athens, and Lysistrata.
  • When: Now to Friday, September 22, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vanier Park – 1695 Whyte Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

FUBAR Roller Jam 2018

  • What: The return of the second FUBAR (Friends United Beyond All Race) Roller Jam, a charity event that sees proceeds benefit the BC & Yukon Make-A-Wish foundation. DJ Alibaba, DJ Dave, DJ Relik, Earl Da Pearl, DJ Jial 14, and the Table Tutors will all be on site, spinning old-school soul, funk, and R&B through the duration of the event. In addition to the skating and live music, the event will feature special performances, food vendors, face painting, prize draws, and 50/50 draws.
  • When: Sunday, June 17, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 6 pm
  • Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: By donation, $10 minimum

Seafood Boil at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

  • What: Guests are invited to pull up a chair and tuck into a true, East Coast-inspired communal seafood spread piled high on butcher’s paper and served with all the fixings, including Boulevard’s signature bacon cornbread and sweet Beignets for dessert.
  • When: Sunday, June 17 and Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • When: 6 pm
  • Where: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $65; buy online

Surrey Greek Food Festival

  • What: The Surrey Greek Food Festival invites guests of all ages to celebrate Greek culture and experience Greek food. Featuring folk dancing representing various regions of Greece, and performances from around the world. Hosted by St. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.
  • When: Now to Sunday, June 17, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: St. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church -13181 96 Ave, Surrey
  • Admission: Free
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