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.
- All 86+ food trucks coming to Columbia StrEAT Fest on July 27
- New cocktail and BBQ festival 'PUNCHBOWL' is coming to Vancouver July 27
- Cacao 70 to offer $3 ice cream across Canada from June 10 to 23
Disco Dumplings at Burdock & Co
This weekly series features a savoury dumpling menu, DJ Chris Allen spinning vinyl, and a flashy disco ball setting the mood. Plates are $10 and guests can choose from an assortment of decadent dumplings including nettle and ricotta with wild greens and pork and burdock with charred chili sauce.
When: Mondays at 8 pm (walk-ins only; reservations on Mondays will only be accepted until 6:30 pm)
Where: Burdock & Co – 2702 Main Street, Vancouver
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
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
Running from May 10 to October 14, 2019, this wildly popular event is gearing up for another season filled with epic eats and live entertainment. There will be over 100 food vendors and 200 retail stalls this year.
When: May 10 to October 14, 2019
Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond (near Bridgeport Station)
This rain-or-shine weekly event goes down in the parking lot at Capilano Mall every Saturday in June from 11 am to 6 pm. Entry is free for folks aiming to enjoy the weekly rotating selection of food trucks on site.
When: June 1 to 29 From 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Capilano Mall – 935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver
The Canadian chain is offering regular size ice cream with any chocolate dips for only $3 this month. This promotion is valid from June 10 to 23 at Cacao 70’s Sweet House and Dip Shop locations (Eatery locations excluded).
When: Now until June 23
Where: Cacao 70’s Sweet House and Dip Shop locations
The new truck dubbed ‘Minty’ will be parked at the corner of Alberni and Bute in downtown Vancouver, and starting at 11:30 am June 17, the 50 first people that head to this new member of the fleet will get one complimentary taco.
When: June 17 at 11:30 am while supplies last
Where: The corner of Alberni and Bute
Flourist Pop-Up Shop at Di Beppe
Get freshly baked sourdough bread, treats like cookies and savoury galettes, and shop from their selection of freshly milled flours and whole grains and beans. Online pre-orders for bread, flour, and dry goods are now open.
When: June 22 from noon to 4 pm
Where: Di Beppe – 8 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
This event is the largest one day Greek festival in Vancouver and it attracts more than 100,000 people every year. This year it’s taking place on June 23 in a five-block stretch from McDonald to Blenheim Street.
When: June 23 from 11 am to 9 pm
Where: MacDonald to Blenheim Street (Kitsilano), Vancouver