Another week, another roundup of events, games, concerts, and festivals to look forward to in Vancouver. Only this week, the sun is coming out, and temperatures are heating up! Here are 10 of the best things to do in and around Vancouver this week (May 6-10).

Pearl Jam Dark Matter World Tour 

Pearl Jam fans, listen up. Your favourite ’90s rock band is going on a world tour, and Vancouver is the only Canadian stop. Stay tuned for last-minute ticket prices for the May 6th show as they drop!

When: Monday, May 6th
Where: Rogers Arena
Cost: Check back soon

Vancouver Canadians 

It’s officially baseball season! This week, the Vancouver Canadians are up against the Everett AquaSox.

When: Games on May 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th
Where: Nat Bailey Stadium
Cost: $20+

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Back to the Future Part 1 screening

Love the Back to the Future movies? Brightroom MNGMT is hosting a themed night with lights and music, as well as a screening of the first Back to the Future film on Friday, May 10th.

Note that there will be two showings: One at 6 pm and one at 9 pm.

When: Friday, May 10th
Where: 252 East 1st Avenue
Cost: $14.11

Shipyards Night Market

The beloved Shipyards Night Market is officially back 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: Every Friday from May 10th to September 13th
Where: The Shipyards, North Vancouver
Cost: Free admission

“Homecoming” at The Cultch

Meanwhile, The Cultch also has a great lineup for the season. Until May 12th, you can check out “Homecoming” by Kamila Sediego at the Historic Theatre, as part of this year’s Femme Festival.

When: Until May 12th
Where: 1895 Venables Street
Cost: $29 to $49 per person

Fling Fest at Tightrope Theatre

With shows at 7:30 and 9:30 pm on Friday, May 10th, Tightrope Theatre’s Fling Fest is a two-day experimental improv show exploring new formats and themes. So if you’re looking for a good laugh, consider checking it out!

When: Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th
Where: 2343 Main Street
Cost: $23.76

Richmond Night Market

The Richmond Night Market is North America’s largest outdoor market, and it’s now open for the season. Every Friday this spring and summer, you can head to Richmond and enjoy hundreds of delicious street food eats from around the globe.

When: Every Friday from May to September
Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond
Cost: $8.50 for single admission, $40 for Zoom Pass

Abbotsford Tulip Festival

What better place to go to next than the largest tulip festival in Canada? It’s the last few days of the Abbotsford Tulip Festival, so get ready to check out over 70 stunning tulip varieties lined across 27+ acres. Visitors can expect to roam kilometres of scenic walking trails, complete with rotating food trucks and live music nights!

When: Until May 12th
Where: 39171 No 4 Road, Abbotsford
Cost: Available online one week in advance

See what’s blooming at VanDusen 

While there might not be an official festival to mark the occasion, VanDusen Botanical Garden has plenty of horticulture shows & events going on this season. In May, the garden fully comes to life, with blooming magnolias, Pacific Dogwood, and much more.

Where: 5251 Oak Street

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