Spring Events in Vancouver, BC

From the pink of the cherry blossoms that decorate downtown to the green of the outfield at Nat Bailey Stadium as the Canadians kick off the baseball season, it’s time to bask in all the colourful Spring events in Vancouver.


Burnaby Heights Hats Off Day

June 1
Come walk the street, watch the parade, and join the biggest two-kilometre street party in Burnaby.

Planted Expo Vancouver

June 1 - 2
Over 200+ plant-based, vegan, and sustainable exhibitors for you to discover, explore, and sample.

Brewery & the Beast

June 2
The ultimate festival of meat, beer, and music! Feast on chef creations, sip craft drinks, and enjoy the celebration of the year.

Japan Market Summer Festival

June 8 - 9
Enjoy shopping in the sun at this unique outdoor market with 70+ Japanese makers, artisans, and local businesses.

Public Disco Granville Island Block Party

June 8
A free, all ages block party with food, drinks, and live music on Granville Island!

Italian Day on the Drive

June 9
The Drive comes alive in the style of Italy’s vibrant streets: tutti festeggiando la dolce vita, feasting on local food and drinks, vendors, and al fresco patios!

Bard on the Beach

Starting June 11
Back for their 35th season at Vanier Park with your favourite Shakespeare classics. 

Dragon Boat Festival

June 22 - 23
Experience the continent’s best racing, music shows, cultural pavilions, local shops and food vendors, and family-friendly activities!

International Jazz Festival

June 21 - June 30
The 39th Vancouver International Jazz Festival presents over 150 performances including more than 50 free events across the city.

Richmond Night Market

Ongoing: Every Friday - Sunday
Visit the largest night market in North America and indulge in mouthwatering street food!


From carnival games to delicious treats, there's something for everyone at this iconic destination. 

Shipyards Night Market

Ongoing: Every Friday
Every Friday night, locals and visitors gather at the Shipyards District to indulge in street food, explore artisan vendors, and enjoy live music.

Vancouver Canadians

Where you can watch giant sushi, dancing mascots and, of course, baseball.

Vancouver Whitecaps

The cheers, the goal celebrations, the penalty kicks- who doesn’t love an evening with Vancouver’s favourite soccer club?

BC Lions

Starting June 15
BC’s football team is back with another fierce lineup! Grab a beverage, find your seat and get ready to roar.


Looking for more ways to get outside this spring? The Capilano Suspention Bridge is a way to get up above the treetops to survey the lush greenery. After a stroll around Stanley Park, be sure to dip into the Vancouver Aquarium to see what’s happening in the waters and check out their exhibit, Monsters Of The Abyss.