As the month of June comes to a close, we’re looking ahead to the thick of summer, with plenty of water activities and outdoor festivals to look forward to. And until then, there are lots of exciting concerts this week, including Blink-182 and Steve Aoki! So with that in mind, here are 10 of the best things to do in and around Vancouver this week (June 26-30).
Starting this Thursday outside of the Polygon Gallery in Lonsdale, Deckchair Cinema will bring weekly outdoor movies to Cates Deck – and they’re completely free to watch! This Thursday? Get ready to see Fantastic Planet at 9:30 pm.
When: Thursday, June 29th
Where: Cates Deck, North Vancouver
Cost: Free admission
If you’re looking for some wardrobe staples or activewear, it’s not too late to check out Knix’s warehouse sale. Shoppers can expect to save up to 60% on loungewear, activewear, intimates, and more.
When: Until Monday, June 26th
Where: Online and at retail locations
We all can appreciate good-quality clothing and what makes it even better is when it’s on sale! Lucky for you, Medici Designer is hosting a massive pop-up sale of designer brands this week and you can save up to 80% off brands like Dior, Moncler, Gucci, Fendi, Prada and more!
When: June 27-30rd, 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Lipont Place – 4211 No. 3 Road, Richmond
Cost: Free Admission
Get ready for some more alt-rock icons to take the stage this month. With a career spanning more than three decades, Blink-182 is a powerhouse when it comes to producing hard-hitting pop-punk sounds and infectious hooks – many of which defined the childhoods of a whole generation.
When: Tuesday, June 27th
Where: 800 Griffiths Way
Acclaimed American DJ, record producer, and music exec Steve Aoiki is no stranger to blending genres. His staple blend of EDM, electro-house, and pop skyrocketed him to international fame, leading to electrifying solo performances and iconic collabs with A-list artists.
When: Friday, June 30th
Where: 760 Pacific Boulevard
Cost: $154.70 USD
Vancouver foodies, brace yourselves! The beloved Moxies just opened its second location in the heart of downtown Vancouver at 180 West Georgia. Their new flagship store is nothing short from amazing. With a modern take, lush greenery and lots of natural light, this new resto that has almost 300 seats is the perfect spot to hit up while indulging in some delicious summer drinks and dishes.
When: Opens Monday, June 5th at 11 am
Where: 180 West Georgia
It’s officially baseball season, and the Vancouver Canadians have returned to Nat Bailey Stadium. This week, they’re up against the Spokane Indians.
When: Tuesday, June 27th to Friday, June 30th
Where: 4601 Ontario Street
With a rainy couple of weeks behind us, we’re about to be hit with some serious summer sunshine, 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
While Vancouver’s rooftop scene isn’t as bustling as Toronto’s or New York’s – we’ve got a handful of top-notch options to toss your way if you’re craving a rooftop patio experience this spring and summer. And with such gorgeous, sunny weather, we doubt you’ll need much convincing!
Where: See our picks above
And that’s a wrap on the week, Vancouver!