Vancouver’s 8 months of rain are over, and summer here we come! There’s a variety of events going on – including a circus, obstacle course run, and festivals. If you’re looking to make the most of the sunshine, read on for our top picks!
Royal Canadian Family Circus
Date: May 17 – June 3
Location: Guildford Town Centre, Tsawwassen Mills, and Lansdowne Centre
Acrobatics, magic tricks, horses, and stunts – you can only find all of that at a circus. Starting May 17, the Royal Canadian Family Circus will be having events at various malls in the Lower Mainland. If you love watching a good show or need a great family event, mark this on your calendar! See the full schedule here.
Craft Beer Festival
Date: May 25 – June 3
Location: PNE Fairgrounds/Hastings Park
Calling all lovers of craft beer! Vancouver’s Craft Beer Festival features over 20 breweries collaborating to put on an event for all beer drinkers. There’s more than just drinks there – enjoy the variety of food trucks, and watch some “feats of strength”. Curious? Head over to their website to see a list of events.
International Children’s Festival
Date: May 28 – June 3
Location: Granville Island
Where’s the best place to enjoy sunshine, warm weather, and have a festival? Granville Island of course! The annual Children’s Festival features a variety of performers and activities aimed to inspire creativity in kids of all ages – young and old. Tickets can be purchased at their official website.
5km Foam Fest Run
Date: June 2
Who likes obstacle courses and loads of bubbles? This is more than just your typical 5km run. The race is broken up with several obstacles, including a huge bouncy slide, and a pit of foam to end with. Proceeds go towards the Make a Wish Foundation. If you’re up for an adventure, register at this link.
Have you been to any of these events before? Let us know in the comments!
Written by James Hsin – Client Care Manager
James is currently going into his 4th year at kinesiology at UBC, and grew up a relatively active individual. He has been training primarily in Muay Thai for the past 4 years, training with champions and beginners alike. James is a firm believer that exercise should be like playing around – it’s better if its fun! James hopes he can share how his fitness journey has encouraged him to grow, and hopes to inspire you to do the same.
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