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Free June Events in Vancouver

Free Events in June

Free events in Vancouver in June include street parties, summer markets, concerts and festivals. There’s something every day, including on Father’s Day!

Free Activities in June 2018

For a list of June events including activities that aren’t free, see Vancouver’s June Events Calendar.

For a list of FREE (and almost free) activities and events this month, see below. (And for a list of inexpensive things to do throughout the year, see Vancouver on a Budget).

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Top Free Events in June

In June top free events include street festivals like Burnaby’s Hats off Day, Car Free Days on Main Street and in the West End, Italian Day on the Drive, and Greek Day on Broadway.

Free festivals in June also include West Vancouver Community Day, North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley Days, Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations, TD Jazz Festival events, the Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival and the list goes on! So many fantastic free things to do!

To find out when these activities take place, click the above links or see Vancouver’s June Calendar of Free Events below.

Friday, June 1st

  • Bike to Work Week – a week where cycling enthusiasts encourage everyone in the city to ride their bikes to work instead of driving.
  • Darts Hill Garden – a semi-private garden in South Surrey that’s open by donation between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.
  • North Vancouver’s Shipyards Night Market – market activities and a free concert from 5:00 until 10:00 pm not far from Lonsdale Quay.

Saturday, June 2nd

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Sunday, June 3rd

Monday, June 4th

  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.

Tuesday, June 5th

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission to the city’s main art gallery at 750 Hornby Street is by donation today between 5:00 and 9:00 pm.
  • Brahm’s Tam Drum Circle – an informal drumming event at Third Beach in Stanley Park from around 5:00 or 6:00 pm until sunset (but only on sunny days). People just show up with their drums!
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most Metro Vancouver cinemas (so it’s not free, but it is extra cheap).

Wednesday, June 6th

Thursday, June 7th

Friday, June 8th

Saturday, June 9th

Sunday, June 10th

Monday, June 11th

  • Surrey Greek Food Festival – at 13181 96th Avenue in Surrey. You pay for the food, but the entertainment is free.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.

Tuesday, June 12th

  • Surrey Greek Food Festival – at 13181 96th Avenue in Surrey. You pay for the food, but the entertainment is free.
  • Brahm’s Tam Drum Circle – an informal drumming event at Third Beach in Stanley Park from around 5:00 or 6:00 pm until sunset (but only on sunny days). People just show up with their drums!
  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission to the city’s main art gallery at 750 Hornby Street is by donation today between 5:00 and 9:00 pm.
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most Metro Vancouver cinemas (so it’s not free, but it is extra cheap).

Wednesday, June 13th

Thursday, June 14th

Friday, June 15th

  • Surrey Greek Food Festival – at 13181 96th Avenue in Surrey. You pay for the food, but the entertainment is free.
  • Darts Hill Garden – a semi-private garden in South Surrey that’s open by donation between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.
  • Mercato Italian Market – an Italian-themed farmers and artisan market at the Italian Cultural Centre from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. The evening’s entertainment is with Stephen Scaccia, Antonio Larosa and Take Two.
  • North Vancouver’s Shipyards Night Market – market activities and a free concert from 5:00 until 10:00 pm not far from Lonsdale Quay. Tonight’s live music is with the bands Buddy and the Scarecrow and Platform Soul.

Saturday, June 16th

Sunday, June 17th

Monday, June 18th

  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.

Tuesday, June 19th

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission to the city’s main art gallery at 750 Hornby Street is by donation today between 5:00 and 9:00 pm.
  • Brahm’s Tam Drum Circle – an informal drumming event at Third Beach in Stanley Park from around 5:00 or 6:00 pm until sunset (but only on sunny days). People just show up with their drums!
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most Metro Vancouver cinemas (so it’s not free, but it is extra cheap).

Wednesday, June 20th

  • Music on the Bow – free live music at the Trout Lake Community Centre. This evening’s performance is with Rain City Swing between 7:00 and 9:00 pm.
  • Main Street Farmers Market – between 2:00 and 6:00 pm outside Central Pacific Station.
  • Surrey Urban Farmers Market – a smaller market between 2:00 and 6:00 pm at the North Surrey Recreation Centre.
  • Free Family MovieThe Book of Live shows at the Wesbrook Welcome Centre at UBC starting at 4:30 pm. Popcorn and juice are also free!

Thursday, June 21st

Friday, June 22nd

Saturday, June 23rd

Sunday, June 24th

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Monday, June 25th

Tuesday, June 26th

  • Vancouver International Jazz Festival – a music festival featuring both free and ticketed live jazz performances around town.
  • Brahm’s Tam Drum Circle – an informal drumming event at Third Beach in Stanley Park from around 5:00 or 6:00 pm until sunset (but only on sunny days). People just show up with their drums!
  • The Truth About Everyday Plastics – a free lecture at the Vancouver Aquarium at 7:00 pm. Reserve in advance to secure your spot!
  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission to the city’s main art gallery at 750 Hornby Street is by donation today between 5:00 and 9:00 pm.
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most Metro Vancouver cinemas (so it’s not free, but it is extra cheap).

Wednesday, June 27th

Thursday, June 28th

Friday, June 29th

  • Golden Spike Days – a large Canada Day-weekend festival at Rocky Point Park with family-friendly activities and live entertainment from 6:00 until 11:00 pm.
  • Vancouver International Jazz Festival – a music festival featuring both free and ticketed live jazz performances around town.
  • North Vancouver’s Shipyards Night Market – market activities and a free concert from 5:00 until 10:00 pm not far from Lonsdale Quay. Tonight’s live music is with the bands Free Empire and Mostly Marley.

Saturday, June 30th

Canada Day Events

Other Information

For a more complete list of things to do in June, including activities that aren’t free, see Vancouver’s June Events Calendar.

And for a list of great activities that don’t cost a lot of money throughout the year, click Vancouver on a Budget.

To return to the top of the page, click Free Events in June.

To see what’s happening next month (including events that aren’t free), click July Calendar of Events.