10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, June 9

Jun 3 2019, 5:10 am

Wrap up your weekend with Italian Day, Pop-Up Roller Rink, and these 10 fun things to do in Vancouver on Sunday, June 9! Check them out!

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

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Italian Day 2019

What: Join thousands of Vancouverites in a celebration of all things Italian as Commercial Drive will transform into a vibrant 14-block car-free zone, featuring over 120 merchants, food vendors, and entertainment.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: 12 to 8 pm
Where: Commercial Drive – from Venables Street to Grandview Cut, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Pop-Up Roller Rink at Robson Square


Samantha Gill/Rollerskate Vancouver

What: The good times start at 3 pm with the All-Ages Family Skate, a roller derby bout presented by Rolla Skate Club at 5 pm. Then, from 6 pm to 9 pm, there will be Prom Night themed adult-skate, featuring tunes from DJ K-Tel. Rental skates will be available, provided by the Rolla Skate Club truck, but sizes are limited. Skaters are encouraged to purchase tickets and reserve skates in advance

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: 3 pm to 9 pm
Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online. Adults $15, Kids 12 & under $10, skate rentals $10

Coho Bon Voyage

What: Release coho salmon fry, see the fish hatchery and discover the ecological importance of salmon. Presented by Bowen Island Fish & Wildlife Club. Free for all ages.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019 
11 am to 2 pm
Crippen Regional Park – Meet at Terminal Creek Hatchery, a 15-minute walk from the ferry dock

Canada Comedy Jam Live in Vancouver

What: Matt Baker, Velina Taskov, and Andrew Verge bring the Canada Comedy Jam Live tour to Yuk Yuks in June. They’re joined by Vancouver comics Steve McGowan, Stuart Jones, Patrick Maliha, Brett Martin and Simon King.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver,
Tickets: Online

Festival Coquitlam’s Grand Parade and Teddy Bear Picnic

What: Bring your teddy bears to watch as the parade marches up to the Teddy Bear Picnic at Town Centre Park. Then join in the teddy bear picnic, featuring storytelling, puppet shows, rovers, gymnastics and more. Fun for all young children.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: 9:45 am to 4 pm
Where: Parade along Burlington Drive and Pinetree Way. Picnic at Town Centre Park, 1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Admission: Free for the Parade, Free for the Picnic. Children 3 and under are free

Lions Club Sockeye Run Car Show

Muscle car (kitzcorner/Shutterstock)

What: The 29th Annual Sockeye Run Car Show features classic cars, music and entertainment. With hundreds of cars, free entertainment, a variety of vendors, and yearly crowd pleasers, this event is an annual favourite.

When: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Times: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Steveston Park – 4111 Moncton St, Richmond
Admission: By donation

The 2019 Royal Canadian Family Circus

What: The internationally-renowned event is kicking off its 2019 Canadian tour with shows across the Lower Mainland.  Expect explosive circus acts like the Flying Cortes Trapeze, the Wheel of Destiny, chair balancing, and aerialists, to name a few.

When: Now to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: Showtimes vary based on date and location
Where: Guildford Town Centre – 10355 152 Street, Surrey
Tickets: Available online starting at $25 for general admission

Arts Alive 2019

What: Arts Alive is an annual showcase of collaborative student works held in collaboration with the Burnaby School District featured in the Lower Gallery. This year’s 37th edition presents a selection of artworks from elementary schools across the city. Math & Art is this year’s theme to act as inspiration for elementary students.

When: Now to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: Tuesday to Friday, 10 am to 4:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 12 – 5 pm. Closed Mondays and statutory holidays
Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Suggested donation is $5

Magnetic North Festival 2019

What: The festival features shows in development where the audience becomes part of the progression of the work through their participation. There are also premieres of local productions from independent companies and artists to stimulate and provoke senses and emotions. Includes Me Love Bingo at the Culture Lab, Unscripted: Kuroko at PL 1422, and HIVE at Presentation House Theatre.

When: Various dates from now to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

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: June 9 and June 23; 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