The Best of August Events

7 Aug

Free Movies in Stanley Park


One of the most popular summertime events in Vancouver returns! The Evo Summer Cinema Series at Stanley Park – “in the park after dark” free outdoor movies – returns every Tuesday from July 7 to August 25.


August 11 – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
August 18 – Jurassic Park
August 25 – Tomorrowland

Every Tuesday @ Dusk…Check sunset times here


Ceperley Meadows (Second Beach) – Stanley Park

International Summer Night Market


The International Summer Night Market at Vulcan Way in Richmond runs every Friday to Sunday from May 8 to September 27. Learn more here


Fridays and Saturdays at 6 to 11 p.m.
Sundays at 6 to 10 p.m.


12631 Vulcan Way – Richmond

Salsa Dancing at Robson Square


Robson Square will be kicking off free annual salsa events will be back starting July 5, every Sunday afternoon from 3:30 to 7 p.m. for a total of nine Sundays.

Free lessons begin earlier on in the day taught by professional salsa dancers, which are followed by a dance show at 5 p.m. filled with some of Vancouver’s best performers.


Every Sunday @ 3:30 PM


Robson Square – 800 Robson Street

Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival


On August 15, the zaniest event of the year is back in Whistler, BC: the famous Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival! Participants from across the globe will dash after an 11-pound wheel of Canadian cheese as it rolls down Blackcomb Mountain. This festival in the Upper Village of Blackcomb is fun for the whole family and includes cheese seminars, a Canadian cheese market, recipe demos, and activities for children. This is a FREE event! Learn more here.


August 15 @ 12-4 PM (Cheese races)


4545 Blackcomb Way – Whistler


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