7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, August 30

Aug 24 2018, 9:33 am

So many events, so little time! Fill your Thursday, August 30, with these seven things to do in Vancouver today, August 30. Out at the Fair, Jurassic World, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place – Jurassic World

  • What: Each week at dusk, a large inflatable screen will pop up, creating the perfect environment to take in a flick under the stars, all with the North Shore mountains in the background. Enjoy the screening of Jurassic World, and keep in mind that this is a family-friendly event so neither smoking nor alcohol are permitted.
  • When: Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • Start time: Dusk
  • Where: North Point of Canada Place
  • Admission: Free

Fetty Wap

  • What: Fetty Wap performs in Vancouver for the first time ever at Harbour Event Centre with special guest Peter Jackson.
  • When: Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $40-$55

Summer Fun in the Park: End of Summer Luau

  • 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: Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • Time: 3:30 to 5:30 pm
  • Where: Thompson Community Centre – 5151 Granville Ave, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

SOFI TUKKER presents Animal Talk DJ Sets

  • What: New York-based and Grammy nominated duo SOFI TUKKER bring their throbbing 90s house-inspired jungle pop to Celebrities Nightclub for a special DJ set. With support from LP Giobbi.
  • When: Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities Nightclub – 1022 Davie St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$25

Tacofino Beer Dinner Series: Strathcona Beer Company

  • What: Strathcona Beer Company and Tacofino team up for a 5-course dinner at the Hastings Sunrise location.
  • When: Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 11 pm
  • Where: Tacofino Hastings – 2327 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $50; buy online

Out at the Fair


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  • What: The Fair at the PNE will be celebrating with the Vancouver Pride Society (VPS) this year, and you’re invited to join the party. Out at the Fair will take place on Thursday, August 30. The event will feature drag performers, interactive activities, entertainment and more. The best part of it all is admission is free if you show up wearing a special pair of rainbow socks. If you didn’t get your socks during Vancouver’s Pride Week they will also be available for purchase outside the PNE gate on August 30 for $18. Proceeds from sock sales will go towards creating world-class Pride Parade Festivals and supporting non-profit organizations that provide services to LGBTQAI2S+ communities.
  • When: Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • Where: 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Where to get your socks for free admission: Outside the PNE fair gates on August 30. Socks will be sold for $18.

Movies at Civic Square – Coco

  • What: Bring a blanket, find a spot on the lawn and enjoy Coco on the big screen at Burnaby’s Civic Square.
  • When: Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • Time: 8:30 pm
  • Where: Bob Prittie Library – Metrotown Branch at Kingsborough and MacKay
  • Admission: Free
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