Another week, another roundup of amazing events to share. From outdoor movies at the Shipyards to an EDM concert, to the Hall of Flame Calendar party – there’s plenty to do this week that will make you feel like the weekend came early. Here’s our roundup of the best things to do in and around Vancouver this week (June 20-24)

Tasting Plates North Vancouver

This Wednesday, June 22nd, the folks that brought us Vancouver’s Spring Dumpling Fest is hosting another massive food tasting event. Come with an empty stomach and enjoy food from a bunch of restaurants, cafes, and local vendors at Angry Otter Tap & Forno Brewery.

When: Wednesday, June 22nd
Where: 1015 Marine Drive, Angry Otter Tap & Forno Brewery
Cost: $51.45+

Outdoor movies at Polygon Gallery

Starting Thursday, June 23rd – you can pull up a lawn chair at the Shipyards for Polygon’s outdoor movie series, Deckchair Cinema. Some upcoming titles to grace the screen include Carts of Darkness and Cleo.

When: Open throughout June
Where: 101 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver
Cost: Free!

The Hottest Party In Town

The Vancouver FireFighters Charity is hosting their annual fundraising event for burn survivors and underprivileged youth and elders, and you definitely won’t want to miss out. The models behind this year’s Hall of Flame Calendar will be in attendance, as well as those in consideration for the 2023 Calendar! Reserve your tickets and vote for your faves as they cross the stage at Roxy Cabaret.

When: Friday, June 24th
Where: 932 Granville Street, Roxy Cabaret
Cost: $27+

Take a dip at a clothing-optional beach


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The weather is really starting to heat up, and we think it’s high time Vancouverites get out there and enjoy the water – with a bathing suit on, or in your birthday suit.

Where: See our picks above

Hamilton in Vancouver

Thanks to Broadway Across Canada, Vancouverites are not only able to catch the iconic Hamilton Musical – but there’s also a chance you could pay as little as $10 for a ticket via their digital lottery! Experience the legendary show without putting a massive dent in your wallet.

When: Varies
Where: 630 Hamilton Street, Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Cost: $10+

Story, story, die

things to do vancouver june 20-24 DanceHouse

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The title of this event is intriguing all on its own – but the choreographed performance piece is definitely a must-see if you have some time on Wednesday, June 22nd or Thursday, June 23rd. Choreographer Alan Lucien Øyen developed this performance with DanceHouse’s dancers to create a thought-provoking piece on how we present a likeable narrative of ourselves to the world. It features cinematic staging, contemporary dance, and spoken word.

Where: Wednesday, June 22nd and Thursday, June 23rd
When: 600 Hamilton Street, the Vancouver Playhouse
Cost: $35+

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Ride the Eagle Coaster


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If you have the time to escape to Cypress for a spell, we definitely recommend taking a ride on the Eagle Coaster if you haven’t already. Your ride will be accompanied by towering trees and forested visas, as well as exciting bends in the track to keep things interesting.

When: Open for the season
Where: Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver
Cost: $32+

DJ Tennis

Check out a poppin’ EDM concert and maybe get a couple of hours of dancing in! This Italian DJ has had multiple Boiler Room sets, so you know he’s got the groove juice.

When: June 24th
Where: 1024 Davie Street
Cost: $25+

Go on a hike


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This might be a spring hike list, but we think these gorgeous spots and trails deserve some love during the summer, too. And since we’re right at the pinnacle of spring turning into summer – we think a solid hike is definitely in order on your next day off.

Where: See our picks above

Shipyards Live

The free outdoor music fest and beer garden has several dates left this month, so why not take advantage and come by this Friday, June 24th? Each week, Shipbuilders Square comes alive with the hustle and bustle of guests looking to enjoy live music and local brews at The Patio presented by Stanley Park Brewing.

When: Friday, June 24th
Where: 125 Victory Ship Way, Vancouver
Cost: Free!

Well, that’s all for now, folks. We hope you found something fun that works with your schedule in this week’s roundup. Have a great week!