7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, July 23

Jul 2 2019, 2:00 am

Outdoor movies, baseball, concerts and more! Fill up your Tuesday with these seven fun events happening in Vancouver on July 23.

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

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Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park – Sleepless in Seattle

What: One of the most popular summertime events in the city is back as free outdoor movies return to Stanley Park this summer. The Evo Summer Cinema Series this week features Sleepless in Seattle on a four-story inflatable movie screen. Be there before dusk and take part in the many fun pre-show activities, including games, prizes, and giveaways, as well as the weekly offering of food truck fare and classic movie treats.

Please bring your own blankets and/or lawn chairs and, since it’s a family-friendly event, smoking or alcohol is not permitted. Moviegoers are encouraged to walk, take transit, or bike to Stanley Park for the shows  – there will be a bike valet service offered on-site each night too.

When: July 23, 2019
Time: Dusk
Where: Ceperley Meadows near Second Beach, Stanley Park
Admission: Free

Noontime Notes at Central City

What: Head to Central City’s outdoor Plaza and enjoy free live lunchtime music. A wide array of musical offerings is showcased including rock, jazz, country, and more.

When: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until August 29, 2019
Time: 11:45 am to 2 pm
WhereCentral City – 10153 King George Boulevard
Admission: Free

The Windsinger

What: Head to Town Centre Park for an outdoor performance of The Windsinger, a family-friendly adaptation of Shakespeare’s adventurous play, The Tempest.

When: July 23 to July 28, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Town Centre Park – 1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Vancouver Canadians Pride Night

What: The Vancouver Canadians are celebrating ‘Pride’ in support of local LGBTQ+ organizations. The event will take place at Nat Bailey Stadium on Tuesday, July 23, against the Everett AquaSox, celebrating inclusivity in sport as well as the team’s diverse fanbase. The C’s will be selling ‘Pride Packs,’ with all proceeds from sales going towards LGBTQ+ organizations. The packs are available for $130 and include four reserved grandstand tickets and four #PrideAtTheNat t-shirts. Tickets are available online or by calling 604 872 5232.

If you’ve already got a ticket to the game, you can still support the cause by purchasing a t-shirt for $25 on the concourse, with all proceeds going towards the same local LGBTQ+ organizations.

When: July 23, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario Street, Vancouver
Admission: Pride packs (including four tickets and four t-shirts) for $130

Music by the River 2019

What: This summer concert series will take place against the Fraser River backdrop every Tuesday and Thursday nights in July. The Eats at the Pier concession stand will be serving drinks from New West’s own Steel and Oak Brewing Co. and Pacific Breeze winery. The entire park will be one massive site-licensed area between 5 to 9 pm, allowing you to take your drink anywhere within the park.

When: Every Tuesday and Thursday until July 25, 2019
Time: 5 to 9 pm. Music from 6 to 8 pm
Where: Westminster Pier Park – 1 6th St, New Westminster
Admission: Free

Willie Watson

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What: Willie Watson is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, banjo player, actor, and founding member of Old Crow Medicine Show. He performs on July 23 at Biltmore Cabaret.

When: July 23, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Snack ‘N Snap 2019 at Metropolis at Metrotown

What: Snack ‘N Snap is an exhibit featuring tons of food and huge displays of sweets and snacks at Metropolis at Metrotown Grand Court from July 11 to 28 this summer. Take a break from shopping to admire, Snapchat, Instagram, and drool over the ginormous food displays that will be there like a giant pink donut, ten-foot lollipop tree, cupcake house, eight-foot pretzel, and huge melting popsicles.

There will be free samples from sweet and savoury food retailers, pop-up treat carts, and ‘Workshop Wednesdays’ to make DIY your own treats. Then try your hand at the Guess The Jellybeans contest. Put in your estimate of how many jellybeans are in their display case and you could win a $1,000 shopping spree.

When: Now until July 28, 2019
Time: Mall Hours
Where: Metropolis at Metrotown Grand Court – 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
Admission: Free

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