As August comes to an end, Summer keeps packing in as many entertaining picks as it can.
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
Courtyard: The Firehall Arts Centre is bringing music to your summer weekends by presenting Music in the Courtyard, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout to the end of September 2020.
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
Stars: Join the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre today for Robots 101, a one hour robot workshop and learn about the basics of computer coding, limited to 10 people per workshop. Tomorrow Ask An Astronomer about this week’s theme ‘Neutron Stars”
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.
Patio: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays take a seat outside for a cocktail or BBQ at the Fairmont Pacific Rim’s Pop-Up Patio in the hotels forecourt.
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
Discounts: Check out these Vancouver Attractions for summer fun, if you’re planning to head out and about, there’s a host of summer activities offering great savings this year.