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.
Hip Hop Trivia Night at Juke Fried Chicken
Juke Fried Chicken is hosting a Hip Hop Trivia Night on the third Tuesday of every month kicking off at 7 pm. Teams of up to six are invited to take part in five rounds of questions on all things hip hop. There will be food and drink specials and prizes up for grabs too. Sign up as an individual or a team of up to six via email ([email protected]), Instagram or Facebook to guarantee a spot, or simply walk-in night-of.
When: Third Tuesday of every month
Where: Juke Fried Chicken – 182 Keefer Street, Vancouver
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
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)
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. This month watch Talladega Nights (July 7), Three Ninjas (July 14), Days of Thunder (July 14), and Beverly Hills Cop (July 28).
When: July 7, 14, 21, 28 at 9 pm
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Ubuntu Canteen Farm-to-Bottle Wine Dinner
Ubuntu Canteen is co-hosting the latest edition of its Farm-to-Bottle Dinner Series with That’s Life Gourmet to present an evening of Spanish wine paired with Spanish-inspired fare.
When: July 22 at 6:30 pm
Where: Ubuntu Canteen – 4194 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Price: $135; buy at Ubuntu or call 604-336-9097
Tacofino Hastings will host a five-course menu paired with a range of unique and exclusive beer from the notable local brewery.
When: July 25 at 6 or 8:30 pm
Where: Tacofino Hastings – 2327 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: $55; buy online
Vancouver Vegan Festival is going down at Creekside Park on July 27, and if you’re into plant-based eats you need to be there. There will be over 70 vendors at this festival along with live music, free yoga, and inspiring speakers too.
When: July 27 from 11 am to 7 pm
Where: Creekside Park – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
Local and regional farms provide the highest quality meats which are made into pig roasts, sausages, smoked meats, classic BBQ, and more. Attendees get a personal wooden board complete with a cup holder for their beer along with a hand/face cloth to use in between chowing down on dozens of local purveyors, restaurants, and cafe’s creations.
When: July 28 from 1 to 4 pm
Where: Concord Pacific Lot – 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
Price: $110; buy online