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.
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
Ancora will be hosting al-fresco events at both of its locations on June 8 that will feature paella and rosé, and you’re going to want to be there.
When: June 8 from 2 to 4 pm
Where: Ancora False Creek – 1600 Howe St #2, Vancouver; Ancora Ambleside – 1351 Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver
Price: $61.25; buy online
The sixth annual wine fest will feature over 80 boutique wines from local and international wineries along with grub from local businesses. Partial proceeds from this event go to The Richmond Christmas Fund and other local charities.
When: June 8 from 7 to 9 pm
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Steveston
Price: Admission by donation
Join thousands of Vancouverites in a celebration of all things Italian as Commercial Drive will transform into a vibrant 14-block car-free zone, featuring over 120 merchants, food vendors, and entertainment.
When: June 9 from noon to 8 pm
Where: Commercial Drive (from Venables Street to Grandview Cut)