It’s almost June, Vancouver! You know what that means – picnic season is finally here. Sunny skies, mild temps, and a ton of open patios mean it’s time to venture out into the city to kick off an amazing summer. Thankfully, there are plenty of things to do this week to get our month started off on the right foot.

Before you cancel plans on account of “Juneuary,” just remember that

Do the Grouse Grind


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Yup, the Grouse Grind just re-opened for the season. Why not take advantage of the sporadic sun and go on a little hike up to one of Vancouver’s most scenic spots?

When: Opens for the season Saturday, May 28th
Where: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
Cost: $20 (for a downhill ticket)

Hamilton at Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Hamilton has officially hit the stage at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, folks! If you’re lucky, you might just be able to snag tickets for $10.

When: May 24th to Jun 19, 2022
Where: 630 Hamilton Street, Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Cost: $84+

Vancouver Canadians Vs The Indians 

Baseball season is in full swing, and starting this Tuesday, May 31st, the Vancouver Canadians will be facing off with Spokane’s The Indians. Root for our home team & get your fill of cracker jacks!

When: Tuesday, May 31st to Sunday, June 5th
Where: 4601 Ontario Street, The Nat
Cost: $20+

Take a bus to Seattle

Starting Thursday, June 2nd, you can book a spot on FlixBus’ brand new bus from Vancouver to Seattle. The best part? Tickets start at $11.99 each way! Boarding is outside Waterfront Station downtown at Richards Street.

When: Booking is open for Thursday, June 2nd
Where: Richards Street outside Waterfront Station

Check out the Aburi Market in West Van


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The grand opening of Vancouver’s first-ever Aburi Market is this Wednesday, June 1st – and if you’re one of the first 75 guests, you could receive a complimentary tote bag, onigiri, and shopping voucher.

When: Wednesday, June 1st
Where: 1350 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

Cirque du Soleil – Alegria

It’s not too late to experience the magic and artistry that is Cirque du Soleil’s Alegria! Check out their website for ticket prices on the remaining dates.

When: Showtimes until Sunday, June 5th
Where: Concord Pacific Place
Cost: $65+ for GA

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rEvolver Festival at The Cultch


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The Cultch is probably one of the best artistic and cultural hubs in Vancouver. The rEvolver Fest is on from Wednesday, May 25th to Sunday, June 5th, bringing audiences an array of exciting, upbeat contemporary theatrical works and artwork from emerging artists and companies.

When: Wednesday, May 25th to Sunday, June 5th
Where: 639 Commercial Drive
Cost: Various

Arjit Singh at the PNE

Coming to the PNE this Friday, June 3rd, is the voice of many of your fave Bollywood stars – Arjit Singh. His name and voice can be found in almost all movies with every song topping the charts.

When: Friday, June 3rd
Where: 2901 East Hastings Street
Cost: $47.25+

Plan a nice date

The weather is slowly but surely heating up, which means it may be time to spice up your next date night. Surprise your partner with a gourmet meal at VanDusen, a mural tour, or even a skydiving adventure in Whistler. Vancouver is your oyster.

When: Various
Where: Check out our picks above

Go for a swim

Make a splash this week with a visit to one of Vancouver’s public pools, including the ones in New Brighton and at Second Beach.

Where: Various

We’ll that’s all for now, Vancouver! Have a great week.