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Free June Events in Vancouver

Free Events in June

Free events in Vancouver in June most years include street parties, summer markets, concerts, festivals, Indigenous events and Father’s Day activities.

 


Note: Schedules are subject to change. Check official websites for exact details.


 

Free Activities in June 2022

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).

 

Top Free Events in June

In June top free events most years include street festivals like Car-Free Day Surrey and Greek Day on Broadway.

Free festivals in June also usually include the West Vancouver Bridge Festival, Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations, Vancouver Jazz Festival events, Langley Community Day, Pitt Meadows Day, Fair in the Square, Sasquatch Days, the Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival and the list goes on! There are so many fantastic free things to do! (Or at least there are in years when there isn’t a pandemic!)

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

 

Wednesday, June 1st (2022)

  • Downtown Farmers Market – a weekly market in the plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Georgia Street.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Go by Bike Week – May 30th to June 5th is a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles as much as possible.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit

 

Thursday, June 2nd (2022)

  • New Westminster Farmers Market – a market with vendors selling fresh produce at New Westminster’s Tipperary Park at 315 Queens Avenue between.
  • Port Coquitlam Farmers Market – a small market at the Terry Fox Hometown Square outside the Port Coquitlam Community Centre from 3:00 until 7:00 pm.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Go by Bike Week – May 30th to June 5th is a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles as much as possible.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Friday, June 3rd (2022)

  • West Vancouver Bridge Festival – a family-friendly event featuring live music, community information booths and other activities at Ambleside Park.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Go by Bike Week – May 30th to June 5th is a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles as much as possible.
  • Darts Hill Garden – a semi-private garden that’s open to the public from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in South Surrey. Admission is by donation.

 


Vancouver on a Budget

In addition to checking out all the free activities listed below on specific dates, click Vancouver on a Budget for a list of great activities that don’t cost a lot of money throughout the year.


 

Saturday, June 4th (2022)

 

Car Free Day Surrey

 

Sunday, June 5th (2022)

 

Monday, June 6th (2022)

  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Tuesday, June 7th (2022)

  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • 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 – if it’s sunny, informal drumming happens at Third Beach in the evening.

 


Ways to Save on Adult Refreshments!

Did you know that there are a number of parks and plazas on Vancouver’s North Shore where you can drink alcohol in public? You can buy your beverages at the liquor store and enjoy them with your friends at some fabulous places. See our article about North Shore Alcohol-Friendly Parks for details.


 

Wednesday, June 8th (2022)

  • Downtown Farmers Market – a weekly market in the plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Georgia Street.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Thursday, June 9th (2022)

  • New Westminster Farmers Market – a market with vendors selling fresh produce at New Westminster’s Tipperary Park at 315 Queens Avenue.
  • Port Coquitlam Farmers Market – a small market at the Terry Fox Hometown Square outside the Port Coquitlam Community Centre from 3:00 until 7:00 pm.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Friday, June 10th (2022)

  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Darts Hill Garden – a semi-private garden that’s open to the public from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in South Surrey. Admission is by donation.

 

Surrey Car Free Day

 

Saturday, June 11th (2022)

 

Sunday, June 12th (2022)

 


Vancouver on a Budget

In addition to checking out all the free activities listed below on specific dates, click Vancouver on a Budget for a list of great activities that don’t cost a lot of money throughout the year.


 

Monday, June 13th (2022)

  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Tuesday, June 14th (2022)

  • 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.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most Metro Vancouver cinemas (so it’s not free, but it is extra cheap).
  • Brahm’s Tam Drum Circle – if it’s sunny, informal drumming happens at Third Beach in the evening.

 

Wednesday, June 15th (2022)

  • Downtown Farmers Market – a weekly market in the plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Georgia Street.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Thursday, June 16th (2022)

  • New Westminster Farmers Market – a market with vendors selling fresh produce at New Westminster’s Tipperary Park at 315 Queens Avenue.
  • Port Coquitlam Farmers Market – a small market at the Terry Fox Hometown Square outside the Port Coquitlam Community Centre from 3:00 until 7:00 pm.
  • Beaty Nocturnal – admission to UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum is by donation this evening between 5:00 and 8:30 pm.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Friday, June 17th (2022)

  • ScotFestBC & Highland Games – Celtic sporting events, bagpiping, Highland dancing, live music and other activities celebrating Scottish culture happen at Lafarge Lake in Coquitlam.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Darts Hill Garden – a semi-private garden that’s open to the public from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in South Surrey. Admission is by donation.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Saturday, June 18th (2022)

 

Father's Day Activities in Vancouver

 

Sunday, June 19th (2022)

 

Monday, June 20th (2022)

  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Tuesday, June 21st (2022)

 

Wednesday, June 22nd (2022)

  • Downtown Farmers Market – a weekly market in the plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Georgia Street.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre – admission to the First Nation facility in Whistler is free between June 21st and July 3rd to commemorate National Indigenous People’s Day.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Thursday, June 23rd (2022)

  • Royal Canadian International Circus – tickets only cost about $35, but if you use the promo code VANSBESTPLACES you can get 2-for-1 on general admission (so it isn’t free, but it is very inexpensive. It’s also a really good circus)!
  • Deckchair Cinema – the movie Carts of Darkness plays on Cates Deck in front of the Polygon Gallery at the waterfront in North Vancouver.
  • New Westminster Farmers Market – a market with vendors selling fresh produce at New Westminster’s Tipperary Park at 315 Queens Avenue.
  • Port Coquitlam Farmers Market – a small market at the Terry Fox Hometown Square outside the Port Coquitlam Community Centre from 3:00 until 7:00 pm.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre – admission to the First Nation facility in Whistler is free between June 21st and July 3rd to commemorate National Indigenous People’s Day.

 

Friday, June 24th (2022)

  • Royal Canadian International Circus – tickets only cost about $35, but if you use the promo code VANSBESTPLACES you can get 2-for-1 on general admission (so it isn’t free, but it is very inexpensive. It’s also a really good circus)!
  • Vancouver Jazz Festival – the music festival has free performances at a number of venues.
  • Dragon Boat Festival – boat races and entertainment happen around the east end of False Creek.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre – admission to the First Nation facility in Whistler is free between June 21st and July 3rd to commemorate National Indigenous People’s Day.
  • Darts Hill Garden – a semi-private garden that’s open to the public from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in South Surrey. Admission is by donation.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 


Vancouver on a Budget

In addition to checking out all the free activities listed below on specific dates, click Vancouver on a Budget for a list of great activities that don’t cost a lot of money throughout the year.


 

Saturday, June 25th (2022)

 

Sunday, June 26th (2022)

 

Monday, June 27th (2022)

  • Vancouver Jazz Festival – the music festival has free performances at a number of venues.
  • Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre – admission to the First Nation facility in Whistler is free between June 21st and July 3rd to commemorate National Indigenous People’s Day.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if it’s nice out, then enjoy the outdoors in one of the region’s best parks and places in nature.
  • Vancouver Beaches – especially if the weather is good, Lower Mainland beaches are also great places to visit.

 

Tuesday, June 28th (2022)

  • Vancouver Jazz Festival – the music festival has free performances at a number of venues.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre – admission to the First Nation facility in Whistler is free between June 21st and July 3rd to commemorate National Indigenous People’s Day.
  • 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 – if it’s sunny, informal drumming happens at Third Beach in the evening.
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most Metro Vancouver cinemas (so it’s not free, but it is extra cheap).

 

Wednesday, June 29th (2022)

 

Thursday, June 30th (2022)

  • Royal Canadian International Circus – tickets only cost about $35, but if you use the promo code VANSBESTPLACES you can get 2-for-1 on general admission (so it isn’t free, but it is very inexpensive. It’s also a really good circus)!
  • Golden Spike Days – a community festival at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody.
  • Vancouver Jazz Festival – the music festival has free performances at a number of venues.
  • Deckchair Cinema – the movie Cleo from 5 to 7 plays on Cates Deck in front of the Polygon Gallery at the waterfront in North Vancouver.
  • New Westminster Farmers Market – a market with vendors selling fresh produce at New Westminster’s Tipperary Park at 315 Queens Avenue.
  • Port Coquitlam Farmers Market – a small market at the Terry Fox Hometown Square outside the Port Coquitlam Community Centre from 3:00 until 7:00 pm.
  • Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum is open from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre – admission to the First Nation facility in Whistler is free between June 21st and July 3rd to commemorate National Indigenous People’s Day.

 

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.

For a list of things to do outside the Metro Vancouver area, see the Calendar of Events pages on the VictoriasBestPlaces.com and WhatToDoinWhistler.ca websites.