Put your Vancouver Pride Week festivities up another notch at Gastown Tacofino’s Pride Party! Expect live music by DJ Gissala, drag performances, Happy Hour food specials, and Pride Themed RoSlay Sangria.
$1 from each RoSlay and $2 from each pitcher sold will be donated to QMUNITY, a local organization that provides support and resources for the LGBTQ/2S community.
The largest Japanese Canadian festival is back! Immerse yourself in Japanese culture by watching a variety of traditional and contemporary performances like taiko drumming, sumo wrestling, martial arts, folk and modern dance and tea ceremonies. And of course, there will be a bunch Japanese food stalls for you to enjoy.
Time: Aug 4 & 5 11:30 AM – 7:00 PM Location: By Oppenheimer Park, 400 block of Powell Street
Restaurants across the Canada will be creating special dishes and menus for Food Day Canada. Chef Ian McHale, of Wildebeest, will be offering a Sole Food Farms Salad for $16, which features mixed greens from Sole Food Street Farms (an urban agricultural project), heirloom radish, Hives for Humanity dressing and spiced maple granola.
6. Smoothie Workshop With Sisley Killam (R.H.N.) and Meghan De Jong (R.H.N.)
Looking to stop skipping the most important meal of the day and start eating a healthy breakfast?
Learn how to create the perfectly balanced breakfast and everyday smoothie that actually fills you up from Registered Holistic Nutritionists, Sisley and Meghan.
Time: Tue, August 14, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT Location: Be Fresh Local Market 1900 West 1st Avenue Vancouver, BC V6J 1G6 Price: $15 – Includes smoothie samples, recipes, nutrition info, and a personal shopping list
Pacific National Exhibition Food Fair has something for everyone! From classic Fair favourites like candy apples and mini donuts, this year will also feature healthier and local food items. And as always, expect some unique and crazy offerings that you won’t find anywhere else.
Time: Aug 18 – Sept 3 (closed Aug 20 & 27), 11:00 AM to Late Location: 2901 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver
After a two-year hiatus, Railtown Cafe’s al-fresco-style Tailgate Barbecue events is back! Soak up the sun and indulge in a southern barbecue-styled feast from a custom-built, 12-foot barbecue barrel and serve up slow-smoked brisket, pork shoulder, beer-brined chicken and sausages along with a selection of made-from-scratch sides.
The Richmond Night Market is a great weekend activity to give you and your friends an excuse to spend a night hovering around the array of street food stalls and Korean sock stands. Each year, the Night Market attracts over 1 Million visitors, making it one of B.C.’s most popular summer attraction.
This year the Richmond Night Market has also transformed itself into a Hawaiian and seafood heaven by erecting Palm Trees and a special stall that offers Lobster, King Crab, and more.
And of course, the food at the Night Market is always the highlight. Check out our favourite new and old items to get.
Location: 8351 River Road, Richmond (nearby Bridgeport Station) Time: Fridays and Saturdays from May 11 to October 8 from 7 pm to midnight; Sundays and holiday Mondays 7 to 11 pm Cost: $4.25 entry for General Admission