πŸŽ‰ Fun Things to do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 2023

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Discover the fun things to do this weekend in Vancouver. It will be fun and lots of free and paid activities perfect for families, couples, and everyone.

We will list all the festivals, concerts, live music, arts, theatre, and sports events.

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Whether you’re a local or a guest at Panda Pod Hotel, this weekend will be a lot of fun! Check out the weekend events below.

Festival of India

Immerse yourself in the rich and vibrant culture of India at the Festival of India. From traditional dances and music to a wide array of authentic Indian cuisine, this festival promises a colorful and exciting experience. Don’t miss the chance to explore various crafts, wear traditional attire, and participate in cultural activities this weekend.

Dates: August 27, 2023

Location: Creekside Park, 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver

Admission: Free

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Richmond Maritime Festival 2023

Ahoy, maritime enthusiasts! The Richmond Maritime Festival is back with a weekend full of nautical adventures. Explore historic ships, enjoy live performances of sea shanties, and indulge in delicious seafood.

With activities for children and adults alike, it’s a family-friendly celebration of Richmond’s maritime heritage.

Dates: August 26-27, 2023

Location: Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, Westwater Drive, Richmond

Admission: Free

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New Westminster Farewell to Summer Fireworks

Summer’s end is near, but not without a spectacular farewell! The New Westminster Farewell to Summer Fireworks is a dazzling display that lights up the night sky.

Gather with friends and family by the waterfront, enjoy live entertainment, and watch the sky burst into colors as we bid adieu to summer.

Dates: August 26, 2023

Location: New Westminster Quay, 810 Quayside Dr New Westminster

Admission: Visit website

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Richmond Sunflower Festival

The Richmond Sunflower Festival is a golden opportunity to wander through fields of blooming sunflowers.

Perfect for photography enthusiasts, families, or anyone looking to enjoy nature’s beauty, this festival offers various sunflower varieties and a picturesque setting. Don’t forget to pick up some fresh sunflowers to take home!

Dates: August 5-31, 2023

Location: Richmond Country Farms, 12900 Steveston Hwy, Richmond

Admission: Visit website

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PNE Fair

A beloved summer tradition, the PNE Fair offers endless fun with thrilling rides, entertaining games, and mouth-watering fair food.

From cotton candy to roller coasters, there’s something for everyone. Check out the live performances, agricultural displays, and make sure to try your luck at the midway games!

Dates: September 4, 2023

Location: 2901 East Hastings Street, East Vancouver

Admission: $14 – $20

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BC Lions vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Get ready for some gridiron action as the BC Lions take on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats! Whether you’re a die-hard football fan or just looking for an exciting sporting event, this game promises high-energy plays, thrilling moments, and a chance to cheer on your favorite team. Grab your jersey and join the roar of the crowd!

Dates: August 26, 2023

Location: BC Place Stadium

Admission: $17.5 – $199.25+fees

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Drake: It’s All A Blur Tour

Drake is coming to town with his “It’s All A Blur Tour,” and it’s set to be a show-stopping event. Known for his charismatic performances and chart-topping hits, Drake’s concerts are a blend of hip-hop, R&B, and pure entertainment. Don’t miss the chance to see this global superstar live in action.

Dates: August 28-29, 2023

Location: Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

Admission: $155 – $600+fees

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Granville Block Party

Get ready to dance the weekend away at the Granville Block Party! This lively event features local DJs, bands, food trucks, and street vendors. Whether you’re looking to dance, eat, or just soak in the urban vibes, this block party is the place to be.

Dates: August 26-27, 2023

Location: Robson & Granville intersection (700 & 800 blocks), Vancouver

Admission: Free

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Dragon Ball Symphonic Adventure

Calling all Dragon Ball fans! The Dragon Ball Symphonic Adventure combines the excitement of the iconic anime with a live orchestra. Experience your favorite Dragon Ball moments through a musical journey that will transport you to the world of Goku and his friends. It’s a symphonic adventure like no other!

Dates: August 25, 2023

Location: Orpheum Theatre, 884 Granville St., Vancouver, BC V6Z 1K3 CA

Admission: Regular Prices: $57 – $224+fees

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James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP

Dive into the unknown with James Cameron’s “CHALLENGING THE DEEP,” an immersive exhibition exclusive in Science World that explores the acclaimed filmmaker’s passion for deep-sea exploration. This unique event showcases Cameron’s innovative contributions to underwater technology, his stunning visual imagery from the abyss, and his relentless pursuit of the unexplored.

Dates: July 10 – Jan 1, 2024

Location: Science World, 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver

Admission: $22.50

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Whew! That’s a packed weekend. If you’re not busy, you’re not trying! Enjoy! And if you need a place to stay, Panda Pod Hotel is always here with a cozy capsule waiting for you! 🐼

Have a great weekend! πŸŽ‰

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