10 Fun Things To Do in Vancouver this Summer!

Summer

You might be shocked that it’s already summer, so make sure to take full advantage before it’s over. With so much to do locally, you won’t even need to go far to make this the best summer yet! Here are 10 things to do before you blink and it’s somehow fall again!

1. PNE PlayLand

Summer in Vancouver isn’t complete without at least one visit to Playland! The iconic amusement park is open on weekends with procedures in effect to keep everyone safe. Bring out your inner thrill-seeker then reward yourself with all the delicious PNE fare!

2. Vancouver Mural Festival

From August 4th to 22nd, the Vancouver Mural Festival returns with over 60 new murals in 11 neighbourhoods. Plus, don’t miss out on over 40 live shows taking place around the city!

3. Cypress Coaster

The brand new Eagle Coaster at Cypress is open and taking bookings! Over 1700 metres of fun from the top of the Eagle Quad Chair with a 279-metre vertical drop and reaching speeds of 40 km/hr. Be among the first to try this awesome new attraction.

4. PRIDE Vancouver 

This year you can #ChooseYourPride by dressing up and heading out to a local destination to celebrate. Share your pictures and videos and you could featured on the Pride Vancouver Facebook page. Don’t miss out on the virtual events, and the Pride Art Walk taking place from July 19th to August 3rd

5. Hit the Beach

It’s officially tanning season! Soak up the sun at your favourite beaches this summer, we’re lucky enough to have more than a few to choose from!

6. Take a Hike

Make this summer that you take all the hikes you’ve been meaning to get to! Almost all the hikes in our amazing city end with the scenic payoff of a beautiful view!

7. Vancouver Art Gallery

Take some time for reflection this summer by checking out the exhibits at the Vancouver Art Gallery. After indulging in the arts, have a drink at the 1931 Gallery Bistro.

8. Patio SZN

Patio + Bevvy = Bliss! It’s that simple! Be sure to head out to your favourite spot this summer.     

9. Water Sports

There’s no better time to be out on the water. Grab a paddle after work, and row your worries away!

10. Rent A Boat

‘Wave’ goodbye to the shore for a few hours and head out on the water with a local boat rental.

 Summer is here! Log off early and head out into the sunshine to enjoy all our amazing city has to offer!