Activities & Tours
Canada Place Photo Walk
We’ll take in the cityscape and walk the waterfront for
spectacular views of the marina and mountains.
$89-99, vancouverphotowalks.ca
Dates: Mondays 10am - 12pm
Location: Canada Place @ 999 Canada Place Wy.
Tours Guys Downtown & Waterfront Tour
Take a walk through the breathtaking waterfront and learn the
history behind the financial district.
Free, tourguys.ca
Dates: Every Mon and Fri at 11am
Location: Pacific Centre Dome Entrance @ 701 W Georgia St.
Tour Guys Granville St & Gastown Tour
Explore the history of Downtown Vancouver, with a focus on
Granville Street and Gastown!
Free, tourguys.ca
Dates: On Wednesdays and Saturdays, 11am
Location: Pacific Centre Dome Entrance @ 701 W Georgia St.
Downtown Farmers Market
Shop fresh every Thursday on the plaza at the Queen Elizabeth
Theatre with 30+ farms and producers.
FREE, vancouvercivictheatres.com
Dates: On Thursdays, 3pm
Location: Queen Elizabeth Plaza @ 630 Hamilton St.
Family Fun
Fly Over Canada
Virtual flight ride in which you will “take off” into a huge
domed screen to enjoy Canada’s most spectacular sights.
$15-27, flyovercanada.com
Dates: Daily, 10am-9pm
Location: FlyOver Canada @ 999 Canada Place Wy.
 
Conventions & Exhibitions
BOMBHEAD
BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition that explores the
emergence and impact of the nuclear age.
Various Prices, vanartgallery.bc.ca
Dates: Aug 14 to Jun 17
Location: Vancouver Art Gallery @ 750 Hornby St.
Vancouver Art gallery presents Site Unseen
Site Unseen explores the way contemporary photographic
artists use diverse strategies to create uncanny results.
Various Prices, vanartgallery.bc.ca
Dates: Various Times
Location: Vancouver Art Gallery @ 750 Hornby St.
Films
Vancouver Queer Film Festival
The 30th annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) takes
place this summer from August 9-19 at various theatres.
Various Prices
Dates: Various Times
Location: Various Vancouver Venues
McQueen
A ravishing portrait that amplifies the late designer’s aim
with his shows — to provoke emotion.
$13, viff.org
Dates: Various Times
Location: Vancity Theatre @ 1181 Seymour St.
WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST - New...
This is the first film to encompass the remarkable story of one
of the true icons of our time.
$11-13, viff.org
Dates: Aug 13 to Jul 5, 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Vancity Theatre @ 1181 Seymour St.
The Guardians (Les gardiennes)
Director Xavier Beauois's WWI period piece focuses on the
women left at home while the men are at the front.
$13, viff.org
Dates: Various Times
Location: Vancity Theatre @ 1181 Seymour St.
Free Summer Movies Nights on the Square
Join us every Wednesday from July 4 to August 29 for free
movies on the Vancouver Art Gallery's North Plaza.
FREE
Dates: Movies start at sundown
Location: Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza @ 800 W. Georgia St.
 
Entertainment
Small Stage Summer Dance Series
Small Stage will electrify Robson Street with outdoor pop-up
dance performances and hip-hop workshops and live music.
FREE
Dates: Various Times
Location: Various Locations
ProAm Tuesday
Amateur comedians perform alongside a professional headliner
and a professional host and MC.
$8, comedymix.com
Dates: On Tuesdays, 8:30pm
Location: The Comedy Mix @ 1015 Burrard St.
Heritage Pop-Up
This summer Vancouver Heritage Foundation will be celebrating
the history and built heritage of Vancouver’s downtown.
FREE
Dates: Wednesday, Aug 15, 12pm
Location: The Perch @ 855 W Hastings St.
Comedy Basement at Goldies
Super hilarious pro, amateur and every-skill-level-in-between
comics take the stage.
$8, facebook.com/TheComedyBasementVancouver
Dates: Every Saturday at 9pm
Location: Goldies @ 605 W. Pender St.
Education
Self Publishing 100: Introduction to Ebooks
Share your story with the world and create your first ebook!
FREE, vpl.ca

Dates: Various Times
Location: Vancouver Public Library @ 350 W. Georgia St.
 
Events
Pints for Paws
Enjoy a fun-filled evening in support of the BC SPCA's Vancouver
branch.
$26
Dates: Thursday, Aug 16, 6pm
Location: Tavern at the New Oxford @ 1141 Hamilton
 
Galleries
Woman Aflame
Woman Aflame, one of the most iconic sculptures of the
Modern Masters will be displayed for all to enjoy!
Free, chalirosso.com
Dates: May 5 to September 1, All Day.
Location: Lot 19 @ Hastings and Hornby St.
Offsite: Shigeru Ban
Innovative work utilizing paper and cardboard tubing creating
a temporary relief shelter for the earthquake in Japan.
Free, vanartgallery.bc.ca
Dates: Daily until October 8
Location: Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite @ Georgia & Thurlow
Health & Fitness
Pop Queen Cardio Dream
Learn new dance moves, get fit and make new friends.
Various Prices, www.thedancecentre.ca/?gclid=
EAIaIQobChMIhaT45N6u3AIVFLvsCh3M3g14EAAYASAAEgLGs_D-
Dates: On Tuesdays, 6:45pm
Location: The Dance Centre @ 677 Davie Street
Yoga in Van
Start your weekend with a yoga class that will leave you
feeling great! Hosted by Yoga in Van.
Donation, vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/coal-harbour-
Dates: 10:45
Location: Coal Harbour Community Centre @ 480 Broughton...
Free Outdoor Yoga Classes at Perches
FREE outdoor Yoga Flow Classes at the Perch at Cathedral
Square! Just bring water and wear loose clothing and a smile!
FREE, vancouver.ca
Dates: Saturday, Aug 18, 12pm
Location: Cathedral Square @ 566 Richards St.
 
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