5 Reasons Vancouver Is Awesome This Week

1) This Huge Tailgate Party in East Van

Red Truck Beer’s Truck Stop Concert Series returns this Saturday with Australian synth-pop legends Cut Copy headlining the brewery’s giant outdoor stage.
Saturday, June 17
Red Truck Brewery (295 East First Ave.)
truckstopconcertseries.com

2) Car Free Day Weekend

The annual festival reclaims traffic thoroughfares as community-focused public spaces to celebrate the vibrancy of Vancouver’s diverse neighbourhoods. Expect food, live music, shopping and more.
June 17 to 18
Main Street, West End, Kitsilano
carfreevancouver.org

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Car free days go ahead June 17 and 18.
Car free days go ahead June 17 and 18.

3) Vancouver Canadians 

Opening Game
This week the Canadians will kick off another legendary summer at the Nat against the Everett Aquasox. Ahead of the home opener, the Nat diamond will be open to the public for the annual Father’s Day Catch on June 18.
Tuesday, June 20
Nat Bailey Stadium (4601 Ontario St.)
canadiansbaseball.com

The Vancouver Canadians opening game is June 20.
The Vancouver Canadians opening game is June 20.

4) The Sunday Service

Vancouver’s longest-running independent improv comedy show goes down every week at the Fox Cabaret. For comedy lovers in Vancouver, the Sunday Service is a weekly ritual.
Sunday, June 18  
Fox Cabaret (2321 Main St)
thesundayservice.ca

Fox Cabaret's Sunday Service is the city's longest-running indie improv comedy show.
Fox Cabaret's Sunday Service is the city's longest-running indie improv comedy show.

5) Future Oceans Art Show

A celebration of people around the world who are dedicated to protecting the future of our world’s oceans. The event features 50 miniature watercolour paintings by Marisa Pahl, each inspired by an ocean advocate and their story.
Friday, June 16 to 18
The Gam Gallery (110 East Hastings St.)
marisapahl.com

Future Oceans Art Show is June 16 to 18.
Future Oceans Art Show is June 16 to 18.

 

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