10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, June 10

Jun 9 2017, 1:22 am

Saturday is back and we’re ready to party! From a garden stroll to a bike rave and more, here are our 10 things to do in Vancouver this Saturday, June 10.

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

Pacific Assistance Dogs Society Open House

Image: Pacific Assistance Dogs Society / Facebook

  • What: A day of demonstrations, puppies, and family fun at the PADS campus. Volunteers, staff, trainers, and clients will be happy to chat and answer any questions you have about our programs. Bring the whole family and learn about our Service Dogs, Accredited Facility Dogs, and Hearing Dogs. Please remember that we do not allow dogs outside of the PADS program onto the campus.
  • Where: Pacific Assistance Dogs Society – 9048 Stormont Avenue, Burnaby
  • When: June 10 from 11 am to 4 pm
  • Cost: Free

RUSH: Race and Urban Scavenger Hunt

  • What: The Amazing Race? Not quite…. but almost. On June 10, the BC Lung Association’s RUSH takes over Vancouver. In teams of two, travel to locations around Vancouver to do a variety of challenges which will be physically and mentally demanding. The first team back wins a trip around the world.
  • Where: All over Vancouver
  • When: June 10

Darts Hill Garden Park Garden Stroll

  • What: Celebrate spring with a garden stroll through a spectacular display of blooms. Darts Hill Garden Park features towering rhododendrons, a showcase of magnolias and an impressive collection of rare and unusual trees.
  • Where: Darts Hill Garden Park – 1633 170th Street, Surrey
  • When: June 10 and 11, 17 and 18, and 24 and 25 from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Admission: By donation

Environment Week: Wild About Burnaby Lake

  • What: ​Want some wild fun without leaving the city?  Join a weed pull, tour the lake by voyageur canoe or join a guided walk.  Enjoy a free hotdog and meet local stewardship groups. Presented by Metro Vancouver with Burnaby Lake Park Association and City of Burnaby.
  • Where: Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion – 6871 Roberts St, Burnaby
  • When: June 10 from 10 am to 2 pm
  • Cost: Free, registration required for canoe and walking tours: 604-432-6359


  • What: Quintino has more than 200 international gigs a year, and has performed at Tomorrowland, Marenostrum, Summerfestival, Sunrise Festival and Ushuaia Ibiza. He has been remixing for the likes of Galantis, Major Lazer and more, which have been played in many clubs and festivals.
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
  • When: June 10 at 10 pm
  • Tickets:Online, Free


  • What: Hollerado’s debut album Record In A Bag came out in 2009 and received a Canadian JUNO award nomination for Best New Artist. Eight years on, they’ve had multiple hits and the exhaustive songwriting project is continuing here.
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
  • When: June 10 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: On Ticketweb, $20

Bike Rave | Summer Edition

  • What: Get your brightest outfits and your glow sticks ready because the Vancouver Bike Rave will return on Saturday, June 10. The event will celebrate the historical beginnings of Velopalooza cycling festival, and explore the “dance party” capabilities of the city.
  • Where: Location to be announced 24 hours prior to the event. Check newsletter.
  • When: June 10 from 9 pm to 1 am
  • Tickets: Online 

Children’s Art Festival

  • What: Featuring over 300 mixed media, oil paintings and drawings, and 150 young artists. There will also be live art demonstrations on June 10 from 10 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Port Moody Civic Centre Gallery – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
  • When: Now to June 16, 9 am to 5 pm
  • Cost: Free

WellRED Comedy Tour

WellRED Comedy Tour

Image: WellRED Comedy Tour / Facebook

  • What: Trae Crowder {The Liberal Redneck}, Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester are Southern Born comedy and writing partners who are touring nationally in support of their book, Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin Dixie Outta the Dark.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: June 10 at 8 pm
  • Tickets:Online, $25-45

Main Street Bike Expo

  • What: An inaugural bike expo integrating cycling/lifestyle brands, community networks and new technology providers in celebration of Bike Month. The event includes workshops, a bicycle Show ‘n’ Shine, a bike-themed photography show, a stationary Gold Sprints racing competition, and more.
  • Where: Ellis Building – 1024 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 10 from 11 am to 6 pm
  • Admission: $3 on the door
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