Things to Do in Vancouver In June

June is upon us, and with it, notes of that familiar warmth we long for all year, with colourful streets decorated in fresh blooms, chatter in the air as lively patios and public spaces fill, and the calling of the sun to our inner children to take our activities outdoors as we spring into summer.

Once again, we’ve collected some of the best events, experiences, and hidden gems that will grace Vancouver this month. From cultural festivals and culinary treats to unmatched outdoor adventures across the city and surrounding areas, whether you walk, transit, drive, cycle, scooter, roll, (maybe even fly) there is something here that’s accessible for everyone.

May this June be one filled with unforgettable memories in (what we believe to be) one of Canada’s most captivating destinations.

A little girl in a bathrobe relaxing on a pool floatie in an outdoor swimming pool.

Statutory Holidays & Special Days


Father’s Day – June 16

Summer Solstice – June 20

National Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21

Markets & Festivals


Vancouver Farmers Markets

Dates: May through October (Location dates may vary)

Enjoy local farmer markets around Vancouver. Please visit link for various locations, times, and dates.



Vancouver International Children’s Festival 2024

Dates: May 27- June 2

Location: Granville Island


Richmond Night Market

Dates: April 10 – Oct 14 (Open only on Weekends)

Location: 8351 River Rd, Richmond BC


North Vancouver Shipyards Night Market

Dates: May 10 – Sep 13 (3PM-10PM)

Location: Shipyard District (


Kitsilano Farmers Market

Dates: May 7 – Oct 29 (10AM – 2PM)

Location: West Broadway


Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

Dates: June 11- September 21

Location: Vanier Park


Brewery & The Beast

Date: June 2

Location: Concord Pacific Place

Tickets start at $199+

A one-of-a-kind culinary event that brings together an extraordinary line-up of chefs and beverage makers


Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival

Dates: June 22- June 23

Experience Drag boat racing, music shows, cultural pavilions, local marketplace/ food vendors, and family-friendly activities

Location: Concourse Pacific Place at 88 Pacific Blvd


Italian Day on the Drive

Date: June 9, 2024

Vancouver’s largest and most anticipated cultural street festival celebrating Italian culture

Location: Commercial Drive


Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Dates: June 21- June 30

Location: Various Locations



Japan Market Summer Festival

Dates: June 8-9

Times: From: 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Location: Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza


Vancouver Short Film Festival (VSFF)

Dates: May 31- June 9

Location: Vancouver International Film Festival, 1181 Seymour Street


Westward Music Festival

Dates: June 22-23

An outdoor stage with a capacity of 1,000 located in the parking lot of the City Centre Artist Lodge right in the heart of Mount Pleasant

Location: City Centre Artist Lodge, 2111 Main Street



Playland (PNE)

Dates: May 18 – Aug 16

Location: PNE (2901 E. Hastings, Vancouver)


Afro World Expo

Dates: June 1-2

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre (East)


Planted Expo Vancouver 2024

Dates: June 1-2

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre (West)


Summer Movie Nights on the Square

Dates: June 6- Aug 15

750 Hornby Street (Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza)


Vancouver Half Marathon and 5K Run (Formerly the Scotiabank Half Marathon)

Date: June 23

This marathon begins at UBC and finishing at Stanley Park

Theatre & Concerts


When We Were Singing

Dates: May 31 – June 24

Location: United Players Vancouver, Jericho Arts Centre



The Papa Penguin Play

Dates: May 15 – June 2

Location: Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright Street


Snoop Dogg, Warren G, DJ Quik, and DJ Green Lantern

Date: June 25

Location: Rogers Arena


Vancouver Symphony Day of Music

Date: June 1

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra concludes the day with a FREE concert



Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Dates: June 20- August 11

Location: Granville Island Stage (Granville Island)


Public Disco Granville Island Block Party

Date: June 8

Location: Granville Island – Lot 55 (Behind Granville Island Brewing)


Guys And Dolls

Dates: May 16- July 15

Location: The Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage


The Old Maid and the Thief

Dates: June 1-2

Location: Annex Theatre



Vancouver Canucks Playoffs (Depending on previous games)

Dates may vary: June 10, June 13, June 18, June 21


Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Colorado Rapids

Date: June 1st at 7:30pm

Location: BC Place


BC Lions vs Calgary Stampeders

Date: June 15

Location: BC Place


BC Lions vs Calgary Stampeders

Date: June 15

Location: BC Place


Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs St. Louis City SC

Date: June 29 at 7:30pm

Location: BC Place



Enjoy your month and let us know what you get up to this June over at @fairmontwaterfront and @arcdining!

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