As we move into August and the peak of summer, let’s see what’s on offer for our entertaining picks of the week
Latincouver: Wrapping up this weekend, Carnaval del Sol brings to a close the festival of the sounds, flavours and dances of Latin America, at local restaurants or smaller in-person events.
Symphony: Vancouver Island Symphony is bringing back live music for the summer with a series of small, physically distanced, pop-up sessions this July and August throughout mid-Vancouver Island.
Festival: The Vines Art Festival opening ceremonies on August 5th, take place with small in-person events in parks across the city including; Creekside Park, CRAB Park, Strathcona Park, Hadden Park, David Lam Park and Trout Lake Park.
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.
Flowers: The Chilliwack Sunflower Festival has been reimagined into the Chilliwack Sunflower Experience, tickets go on sale this Friday for the safe family-friendly, physically distanced way to visit the fields of colourful fields of sunflowers and gladiolas
Amusement: Playland, the Vancouver Summer tradition has reopened to bring some fun and thrills, albeit with new health and safety protocols.
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
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 from August 6, 2020 to January 3, 2021.
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