Can you believe it’s already the last weekend of August?! It brings us more great entertainment and activities for the picks of the week
Sundaes: It’s the last weekend to get out and taste all of the entries in the Vancouver Foodster Best Sundae Challenge before it wraps up on Sunday August 28th
Cinema: As dusk tonight, Vancouver Civic Theatres’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre welcomes Sunset Cinema for a screening of Spiderman: No Way Home at
Film: DOXA Documentary Film Festival has a the last of its Summer Screenings with a surprise special screening of Beyond Extinction: Sinixt Resurgence tonight at 6:30pm at Vancouver Public Libarary Central Branch in the Montalbano Family Theatre
Pop: Backstreet’s back! Rescheduled from 2020, Backstreet Boys finally bring their DNA World Tour to Rogers Arena tonight.
Fair: The annual Pacific National Exhibition kicks off this weekend, bringing two weeks of Summer Concerts, entertainment, amusement rides, animals and food to Hastings Park
Arts: For a day of free entertainment, this Sunday, head to Punjabi Market Live! part of the seventh annual Monsoon Festival of the Performing Arts, curated by the South Asian Arts Society which continues until August 31.
Woofs: Pet-a-Palooza is back! Sunday August 28, it’s the day of the dog (and all pets) as the 1100 block of Mainland Street is filled with pet-friendly activities, exhibitors and more
Songs: Gateway Theatre brings back Songs of Summer on Saturday, August 27 with DJ Miss Sparklez featuring Rickie Wang headlining the afternoon with kid-friendly fun and games. Then in the evening evening enjoy an upbeat Motown set with Krystle Dos Santos and her band.
Bard: Bard on the Beach at Vanier Park continues with A Midsummer Night’s Dream on the Mainstage throughout the summer, with Romeo and Juliet now playing at Howard Family Stage – plan ahead for the long weekend with Bard’s Flash Sale
Blooms: Back for its fifth colourful year, one of the most popular Lower Mainland’s summer events the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival continues until September 5th. Tomorrow August 25th it’s Ukrainian Day with all ticket sales going to not-for-profits providing humanitarian relief in Ukraine
Stars: The hilariously successful return of Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) wraps up this weekend, but there’s still time to catch the Shakespearean themed comedy Something Rotten! and the Queen jukebox musical We Will Rock You on alternate evenings until August 27.
Queens: If you’re in Victoria this weekend, have lunch with Queens on the lawn of the Empress. August 27th, make a reservation for Lunch on the Lawn a Drag Picnic at Fairmont Empress Hotel with the House of Dubet
Kicks: Whitecaps FC hope to keep earning points as they play host to Nashville SC this Saturday at BC Place.
Sharing: Presentation House Theatre is opening its doors and grounds to the public on August 25th for Nchem?u?s Day, a day of sharing with Indigenous Knowledge Keepers, Elders, artists, storytellers and friends.