The summer heat has really hit, so get out and enjoy these late summer picks of the week
Flowers: The Chilliwack Sunflower Festival has been reimagined into the Chilliwack Sunflower Experience, opening today and running until September 7th, a safe family-friendly, physically distanced way to visit the fields of colourful fields of sunflowers and gladiolas
Dine: Dine Out Vancouver has a new summertime spin-off, Dine OutSide. From August 21 – September 21 Dine OutSide is the perfect way to take in some of the city’s expanded sidewalk patios, new pop-up plazas and green spaces
Amusement: Playland, the Vancouver Summer tradition has reopened to bring some fun and thrills, albeit with new health and safety protocols, this weekend experience Park in the Dark with late opening 6pm-11pm on Saturday August 22.
PNE: With the traditional experience not possible this year, the PNE has announced A Taste of the PNE: Drive-thru Fair Experience giving guests a taste of all their traditional Fair favourites starting this Saturday until August 30th
Festies: Vancouver’s second largest film festival, Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) presented by Out On Screen continues in a virtual format this summer, until Sunday, August 23, 2020.
Live: Audiences can prepare to hear music from Vancouver’s legendary Commodore Ballroom once again, albeit online with Live From Inside, kicking off with high-energy Vancouver band Five Alarm Funk on Thursday, August 20
Centennial: The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Art celebrates its namesake’s extraordinary life and legacy, To Speak With a Golden Voice, run until April 11, 2021
Bard: Join in on the unique content from Bard Beyond The Beach, the reimagined season of digital content from Bard On The Beach Shakespeare Festival
Anthropologie: MOA at UBC has reopened its doors, in perparation for its timely upcoming exhibition, Kent Monkman’s Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, on display until January 3, 2021.
Tea: Notch8 Restaurant at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, has the ultimate in socially distant dining, with the return of their limited time, Afternoon Tea in the Window service, running Monday to Friday
Activities: If you want to head outdoors for your entertainment there’s a host of summer activities offering great savings this year. Check out these Vancouver Attractions for summer fun