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What’s Happening in Vancouver this Weekend?

What's Happening This Weekend

Wondering what to do in Vancouver this weekend? There’s a lot happening in the Lower Mainland including a number of festivals and other events.

This Weekend in Vancouver

Highlights of the July 19th to 21st weekend are the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Port Moody Ribfest, Harrison Festival of the ArtsSquamish Wind Festival, Uptown Live, Surrey Fusion Festival and Aldergrove Fair Days.

Also happening this weekend are Summer Nightslide Concerts at Cultus Lake, the Shipyards Grand Opening in North Vancouver and various other events throughout the Lower Mainland. It’s going to be a fun weekend!

Note: Event details are subject to change.

2019 Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Friday, July 19, 2019


  • Port Moody RibfestPort Moody Ribfest – a free community festival at Rocky Point Park featuring live music, craft breweries, rib barbecue vendors and family-friendly entertainment (July 19-21, 2019). Admission is free. Today’s live music is with Mostly Marley, Barracuda (a Heart tribute band) and Stonebolt (a Grammy Award-nominated band), among others.

  • Aldergrove Fair Days – a small-town 3-day fair that includes games, rides, a beer garden, artisan alley, tractor pull and a dozen or so food trucks.
  • Music at the Cannery live music at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery at 6:30 pm. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children. This evening’s performance features Celtic and East-Coast Maritime tunes with the Halifax Wharf Rats.
  • Musical Nooners – a free concert at noon outside the CBC Building at 700 Hamilton Street.
  • Kitsilano Showboat – live entertainment from 7 until 9 pm on the outdoor stage at Kitsilano Beach. Free admission.
  • Mission Twilight Concerts – free live music at Fraser River Heritage Park at 7 pm. Tonight’s performance is with the Nikki Werner Band.

  • Cultus Lake WaterparkSummer Nightslide Concerts – a special event featuring night sliding and live music at Cultus Lake Waterpark from 8 pm until midnight. Cost is $24.

2019 Port Moody Ribfest

Saturday, July 20, 2019

  • Port Moody Ribfest – a free community festival at Rocky Point Park featuring live music, craft breweries, rib BBQ-ing and family-friendly entertainment.
  • Shipyards Grand Opening – North Vancouver celebrates the opening of its new public space facilities at the Shipyards with free entertainment and family-friendly activities from 1 until 4 pm.
  • Lower Lonsdale Outdoor MovieMoana shows for free in the plaza outside Lonsdale Quay starting at around 8 pm.
  • Harrison Festival of the Arts – a 10-day festival at Harrison Hot Springs featuring an art market and performing arts shows.
  • Uptown Live – a free Indie music festival and street party in New Westminster.

  • Vancouver Folk Music Festival LogoVancouver Folk Music Festival – a major music festival at Jericho Beach with multiple bands playing all weekend. Tonight’s headliner performance is with the JUNO Award-winning Sam Roberts Band.

Cultus Lake Water & Theme Parks

Sunday, July 21, 2019


  • Port Moody Ribfest – a free community festival at Rocky Point Park featuring live music, craft breweries, rib BBQ-ing and family-friendly entertainment.


UPCOMING EVENTS

In case you were interested, coming up on the July 26th to 28th weekend are the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival, Mission Folk Music Festival, Caribbean Days Festival and Celebration of Light fireworks event.

Also taking place next weekend are the Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest, Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Country Fest, Richmond Maritime Festival and various other events throughout Metro Vancouver.


Other Information

For a list of things to do on other days this month or next, check out Vancouver’s July Calendar of Events or August Calendar of Events.

 

 

 

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