Events and Activities in Vancouver – July 2014

Events and Activities in Vancouver – July 2014

Events and Activities in Vancouver

Learn more about some of the outdoor activities and festivals that are happening in Vancouver during the following weeks.


Arts Club Theatre Company presents Red Rock Diner
Vancouver’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Musical. Five teens come of age while DJ Red Robinson plays the biggest hits of the time. Playing at Granville Island Stage until August 2nd, 2014. Students can buy tickets online – click here.

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival 2014
This year, Bard on the Beach is celebrating its 25th Season. It is considered one of the largest not-for-profit professional Shakespeare festivals in Canada. Until September 20th, two performance tents will host plays, related drama and special events. Visit the official website to learn more and buy tickets.

CBC Musical Nooners Free Concerts
During the summer, CBC Musical Nooners Free Concerts is back for their fifth year. Free, live music concerts will be happening every weekday on the CBC plaza on Hamilton Street (between West Georgia and Robson). Until August 22nd. To find out more, click here.

Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth
Representation of an urban Aboriginal youth nowadays, created by over 20 young artists from Canada, US, and around the world. The exhibition will be running everyday (except Mondays) until January 4th, 2015. Learn more by clicking here.

This painting, sculpture and ceramic work exhibition focuses on bringing common everyday objects into an unfamiliar and mysterious realm. Available until July 26th (recurring daily). Click here to learn more.

Honda Celebration of Light

This Vancouver’s biggest event is the largest offshore firework competition in the world. It happens every year and attracts up to 400,000 people. This year, the competitors will be USA (July 26), France (July 30) and Japan (August 2). The show starts at 10pm on each night and lasts for 25 minutes. Leanr more about this event by clicking here.

Kelly Richardson – Legion

First solo exhibition of Canadian artist Kelly Richardson in Vancouver. Recurring daily until August 31. Click here to learn more.

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre presents Ghostown
The exhibition recalls and memorializes a pivotal event in Steven Nunoda’s family history. The work comments on immigrant experiences, broader issues of human rights, displaced populations and the effects of racism. Available until August 31. Learn more about Ghostown.

Richmond Summer Night Market
The annual night market is back to Vancouver. It will be running on weekends (Friday to Sunday) and Holidays until October 13th. You can visit their website to learn more about the attractions and vendors.

Rogers Radio presents Stanley Park Open 2014
Professional women and men will be playing in Stanley Park. Learn more about this Tennis competition. Recurring daily until July 20.

Saturday Summer Sessions

Join a new series of Summer events on Saturdays at Shipbuilders Square, in North Vancouver. Free evening concert style entertainment with well know performers and musicians until August 30. Access Saturday Summer Sessions to learn more.

Shipyards Night Market
The North Vancouver Night Market offers 15 food trucks, live music, and around 100 vendors. Every Friday Night until September 26. Click here to find out more.

The International Summer Night Market
The annual International Summer Night Market is now recognized as a world class landmark attraction in Richmond. It presents multiple types of attractions suitable for all ages. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until September 14. Click here to learn more.

The Food Cart Festival
Over 20 of the city’s top Food Carts, every Sunday, at the Olympic Village. Free entrance to Vancity and Car2go members, or with a non-perishable food donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. The Food Cart Festival.

The Klahowya Village in Stanley Park

An authentic Aboriginal cultural experience, built in Stanley Park. Open until September 1st. Click here to learn more.

Vancouver Art Gallery presents Painted Past: A History of Canadian Painting from the Collection
A History of Canadian Painting, available until October 19 at the Vancouver art gallery. Learn more.

Without Masks: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art
Featuring over 80 Contemporary Afro-Cuban artworks. Until November 2nd. Visit Without Masks.

Pemberton Music Festival
Pemberton Music Festival is a five-day celebration of music, art, food, dancing. From July 16 to July 20 in Pemberton, BC.