A blaze in the Vancouver sky

And four other reasons Vancouver is awesome this week

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks

Watch the summer night skies light up with stunning fireworks displays curated by experts from around the globe, set to music. Whether you’ve got tickets for a patio party or seated viewing area, a buddy with a boat, or a blanket and your piece of sea-side lawn for the night, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the spectacle. India opens on night one, followed by Canada on night two. The following week Croatia wraps things up on Aug. 3.

article continues below

When: July 27, July 31 and August 3

Where: English Bay


Vancouver Vegan Festival

A joint effort from The Vegan Project, Peace People Project, Peaces, and Earthsave Canada, the first-ever Vancouver Vegan Festival will be free and all-ages. The waterfront venue will be packed with more than 70 vendors showcasing plant-based food and lifestyle items and apparel, and the day will include live music, speakers, and free yoga.

When: Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Creekside Park, 1455 Quebec St



Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour

Frosted tips, synchronized dance moves and a midlife crisis. All this can be yours Saturday night at Rogers Arena. - Backstreet Boys/Facebook

They once promised us “As long as there'll be music, we'll be comin' back again” and darned if they didn’t mean it. That’s right, everybody, rock your body, because Backstreet’s back, all right, and they’re stopping at Rogers Arena in Vancouver as part of their DNA World Tour. If you want it that way, don’t miss out.

When: Saturday, July 27 at 8 p.m.

Where: Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way



Columbia StrEAT Food Festival

There will be food trucks aplenty in the Royal City this weekend. - Downtown New Westminster BIA/Facebook

Billed as “the largest one-day food truck festival on the continent,” the Downtown New West BIA is urging attendees of the free community event to put on their stretchy pants and head down to New Westminster for an afternoon and evening of eating fun. There will be nearly 100 trucks there to dish up the eats.

When: Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 4 to 10 p.m.

Where: Columbia Street, downtown New Westminster



VMO Live Symphony Outdoor Concert

This totally free summer evening concert will be performed by the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra, led by Maestro Kenneth Hsieh. Grab your seat at Jack Poole Plaza for a breathtaking night of live entertainment. Seating is first-come, first-served. Bring a lawn chair.

When: Thursday, July 25 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: Olympic Cauldron at Jack Poole Plaza


















Read Related Topics

© Vancouver Courier
Click here to take part in our readers survey

Report a Typo or Error


NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Vancouver Courier welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus

Popular Vancouver Courier

Sign Up For Our e-Newsletter!