September is coming in hot. But you’ve got plenty of time and we’ve got some killer ideas for what you can still do before the summer comes to an end. Here are five activities—all DVBIA sponsored—that you can take advantage of over the next few weeks.
Vancouver Street Dance Festival (August 5)
Vancouver Street Dance Festival (VSDF) is an annual event that celebrates and shares the city’s diverse street dance culture, providing an opportunity for the community to engage with the public. It is the largest and most accessible street dance event in Vancouver.
39th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade (August 6)
Show your Pride August 6th. The Pride Parade is a staple of the Vancouver summer calendar, and it may be bigger than ever. Come for the amazing floats, fun colours, and to show what pride means to you.
Sunday Afternoon Salsa (August 6 & 13)
Get those hips ready! Sunday Afternoon Salsa at Robson Square is an annual series of free, outdoor salsa dances held at Robson Square in downtown Vancouver for six Sundays from July 9 to August 13.
Zombiewalk Vancouver (August 26)
The Vancouver Zombiewalk began in 2005 as the Braintrain event (Zombies traveling by Skytrain) and has since evolved into an elaborate afternoon event. Every year, the number of Walkers and photo-hungry spectators grows bigger with more participants of all ages, more creative costumes and higher levels of gore!
TAIWANfest (September 2-4)
Head to downtown Vancouver and enjoy TAIWANfest, a family-friendly event that showcases the food, arts, lifestyle and diversity of Asian cultures.