Welcome to another beautiful week in June, Vancouver! This week, we’ve got the return of Bard on the Beach, multiple concerts, and baseball games to look forward to. Here are 10 of the best things to do in and around Vancouver this week (June 10-14).

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival


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This one’s for outdoor theatre lovers! Bard on the Beach is officially back for its 35th season at Kits Beach this week, with two productions kicking off the Shakespearean festival: “Twelfth Night” starting Tuesday, June 11th, and “Hamlet” starting Thursday, June 13th.

When: Starting Tuesday, June 11th and Thursday, June 13th, June 11th to September 21st
Where: Vanier Park
Cost: $30 to $44 per person


Memphis-born rock band Skillet currently consists of husband and wife duo John Cooper and Korey Cooper along with Jen Ledger and Seth Morrison, who are all performing in Vancouver on Wednesday, June 12th.

When: Wednesday, June 12th
Where: Commodore Ballroom
Cost: $62.25+

Sponsored pick: Booster Juice

Check out Booster Juice to try their tasty, , refreshing Booster Mix’rs – and they’re perfect for summer! These iced beverages come in lots of flavours, with tea-based drinks like the Berry Teazer and Mango Teazer as well as oat-based drinks like the Oranges n Cream, Game, Set, Matcha, and Almighty Acai. Now imagine sipping those on a warm and sunny day…

When: This summer
Where: All Booster Juice locations

Solid Pink Disco with DJ Trixie 

Drag icon and performing artist Trixie Mattel is heading to the Commodore this week for her ‘Solid Pink Disco,’ marking the Vancouver stop to ‘The Pink Pride Tour!’

When: Thursday, June 13th
Where: The Commodore
Cost: $71.50

Designer Closing Sale 

It’s the end of an era at Mine & Yours on Howe Street – and on Thursday, June 13th, the store will be having a Friends & Family Designer Clothing Sale with designer bags, shoes, and accessories starting at $25.

When: Thursday, June 13th
Where: 1025 Howe Street

Vancouver Canadians 

It’s officially baseball season! This week, the Vancouver Canadians are up against the Spokane Indians from Tuesday, June 11th to Friday, June 14th.

When: Games on June 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th
Where: Nat Bailey Stadium
Cost: $20+

ArtParty! by Queer Arts Festival & SUM Gallery

From 7 to 8 pm this Friday, the Queer Arts Festival and SUM Gallery are hosting the 17th annual ArtParty! – a celebration of visual art that will also feature tasty food and drinks and beats by DJ O Show.

When: Friday, June 14th
Where: 181 Roundhouse Mews
Cost: $30

Vancouver Battlezone

The 14th annual Street Dance Battle by Vancouver Battlezone is taking over New West’s Uptown Plaza this weekend, with exciting performances kicking off on Friday, June 14th.

When: Friday, June 14th
Where: 605 Belmont Street, New Westminster
Cost: $27.96

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Shipyards Night Market

The beloved Shipyards Night Market is every Friday from May 10th to September 13th, so get ready to enjoy the iconic beer garden and outdoor market, and peruse many mouthwatering food trucks.

When: Friday, June 14th and every Friday until September 13th
Where: The Shipyards, North Vancouver
Cost: Free admission

Richmond Night Market

Home to literally hundreds of vendors, the Richmond Night Market has become a must for food and drink lovers, and it looks like we’re getting some great weather this week!

When: Friday, June 14th and every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October
Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond

Work out at one of these parks

We’re hoping for some serious sunshine this June, which would be an opportune time for outdoor workouts! Thankfully, there are plenty of parks in Vancouver with exercise equipment you can use.

Where: See our picks above

And that’s a wrap on the week, Vancouver!