12 can't-miss Vancouver food events happening this week: August 5 to 11

Aug 2 2019, 7:07 pm

If you’re anything like us, the hunger for unique and delicious food and beverage-centred events is as strong as ever. It’s a good thing Vancouver always delivers them in excess.

Here are Vancouver food events, in or around the city, to check out this week.

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Pride Disco Dumplings at Burdock & Co

Burdock & Co celebrates Pride Vancouver with a special themed edition of their ever-popular Monday night Disco Dumplings. Enjoy craft beer and natural wine specials along with and two guest DJ’s will set the mood with Pride classics all while guests mix and mingle under the disco ball’s flickering rainbow reflection.

When: August 5 from 6 pm until late
Where: Burdock & Co – 2702 Main Street, Vancouver

The Juice Truck X TMRW Foods Pop-up

Popular local juicery and cafe The Juice Truck will be teaming up with Vancouver’s TMRW Foods for a drool-worthy weekly event. The Juice Truck’s Main Street location will host a weekly pop-up on Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm.

When: Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm
Where: The Juice Truck – 4236 Main Street, Vancouver

North Vancouver’s Shipyards Night Market

Back at it again, North Vancouver’s Shipyards Night Market is returning for Spring and Summer 2019. Gathering some of Vancouver’s best food vendors, this free event will feature a full farmers’ and artisan marketplace along with local food trucks and live entertainment weekly until 10 pm.

Where: Shipbuilders’ Square – 15 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver
When: May 3 to September 27, 2019, at 5 pm
Price: FREE entry

Richmond Night Market 2019

This market draws crowds from across the province, who travel to check out the rows on rows of vibrant cuisine along with the diverse line-up of nightly performances on the 50-foot entertainment stage.

When: May 10 to October 14, 2019
Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond (near Bridgeport Station)
Price: TBD

Sunday Seafood Boil Series at Boulevard

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will officially be hosting its popular series of summer seafood boils for 2019. This epic feast is enjoyed outside at a communal table, and features fresh-caught lobster, jumbo prawns, clams, mussels, and Dungeness crab.

When: Sundays from June 30 to August 25
Where: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar – 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Price: $68; buy online

Sunday Night Movie Series at Bells and Whistles

Enjoy movies every Sunday night at Bells and Whistles. August screenings include The Goonies (August 4), Tommy Boy (August 11), and Wayne’s World (August 18).

When: Sunday, August 11, 18, 25 at 9 pm
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver

Dinner on the Pier 2019

On the pier, you’ll get to enjoy a four-course dinner by Chef Joel Green of the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier, choosing from meat, fish, or vegan options. Of course, the meal is coupled with a decadent dessert, as well as wine and beer selections.

When: August 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: The Pipe Shop at The Shipyards — 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
Price: $158 general admission; $165 VIP; buy online

Vegan Harvest Dinner at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will be hosting a Vegan Harvest Dinners on August 8. Boulevard’s Executive Chef, Alex Chen will showcase the creativity of his kitchen team as he redefines the levels of sophistication and flavour of vegan cuisine. Tickets to each edition of the Vegan Harvest Dinners are available for $85 per person.

When: August 8
Where: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar – 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Price: $85; buy online

Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver 2019

The event was created 31 years ago in Paris, and still carries on a set of traditions and rules that must be followed: you have to wear white and you must bring a table, chairs, and a tablecloth (all white of course).

When: August 8, 2019
Where: TBA
Price: $43 (must be bought in pairs); register online

Windfall Cider Summer Bash 2019

Enjoy a special cider pop-up at The Garden Strathcona (868 East Hastings Street) from 6 to 11 pm. Try cider flights, cider slushies, tapas, and get a chance to try seasonal cider batches available only at this free event.

When: August 10 from 6 to 11 pm
Where: The Garden Strathcona – 868 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Ubuntu Canteen Hosts Sunday Supper Series at Zaklan Heritage Farm

The Ubuntu Canteen team will head out on the road August 11 as Chef/Owner David Gunawan joins forces with fellow locavore-minded Chef Kaylie Barfield (formerly of Vancouver’s Nuba Restaurant Group, currently of Portland, OR’s Tusk restaurant) to co-host an on-the-road edition of its popular Sunday Supper Series at Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey.

When: August 11
Where: Ubuntu Canteen – 4194 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Price: $125; buy online

The Morning AFTER Hip-Hop Brunch: The 3 Year Anniversary

Each $30 ticket includes three mimosas and from brunch item (from 12:30 to 2 pm) along with entry into the afternoon Hip-Hop Brunch mix down till 6:30 pm.

When: August 11 from noon to 6:30 pm
Where: The Charles Bar – 136 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
Price: $10-$30; buy online