With summer rapidly approaching, it’s the perfect time to try some new spots around the city – and what better time to do that than during happy hour? Vancouver has plenty to offer by way of charcuterie board discounts, buck-a-shuck oyster deals, and half-priced wine, and now we’re getting a handful of new happy hour features as well!

So with that in mind, here are 4 new and improved happy hours to check out in Vancouver.

VV Tapas Lounge


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In addition to their regular half-priced bottles of vino, $10 charcuterie boards, and $5 craft beer selections, VV Tapas Lounge is extending its happy hour offerings starting Monday, June 12th. From 3 to 10 pm Mondays through Thursdays and until 11 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, guests can enjoy a free snack with every $7 glass of Saint Desirat Syrah (FR) or Avaleda Loureiro (PT) wine or $5 sleeve of Parkside Dusk Pale or Parallel 49 Craft Lager ordered.

As for new menu items, guests can look forward to the Fondue for Two feature, and a “Guess the Grape” blind wine-tasting option on half-priced bottles from the VV cellar. Guests who guess correctly receive a $10 gift card!

When: Daily, 3 to 6 pm and 9 pm until closing
Where: 957 East Hastings Street
Menu: Click here

Riley’s Fish & Steak 


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From 2:30 pm to 5 pm every day, guests at Riley’s can now enjoy discounted wines by the glass or bottle, $7 margs, sangria, and highballs, buck-and-a-half west coast oysters, and $8 truffle fries, among many other warm and raw bites.

When: Daily, 2:30 pm to 5 pm
Where: 200 Burrard Street
Menu: Click here

Five Sails 


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Five Sails is introducing a new daily happy hour from 2:30 to 4:30 pm featuring shareable bites like Lobster Beignet, Pea & Truffle Arancini, Steak Tartare, oysters for $2.50, and a giant charcuterie plate for $18. And to wash it all down? Some delicious summer spritzes for $12 and $18 wine flights.

When: Daily, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: 410 – 999 Canada Place
Menu: Click here

Birdies Eats & Drinks

Last but certainly not least, we come to Vancouver’s newest spot for California-inspired fare. The new restaurant and bar will soon serve lunch, dinner, weekend brunch, and happy hour specials – the latter of which will occur from 3 to 5 pm and 9 pm to closing from Sunday to Thursday. From $4.50 beers to boozy slushies for $8.75, you’re sure to find something tasty to sip on here.

When: Sunday to Thursday from 3 to 5 pm and 9 pm until closing, starting July 7th
Where: 3850 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby
Menu: Click here

And there you have it, Vancouver! If you’re looking for a happy hour to hit up sometime soon, you know where to look.