Honda Celebration of Light English Bay, Vancouver July 27, 31 & August 3 Watch the largest offshore fireworks competition in the world with shows from United Kingdom, Canada and Thailand. Come early and bring a blanket and food. Please don’t forget to take your garbage with you!
International Bog Day Burns Bog, Delta July 28, 10am-3pm Start the day off with Jog for the Bog, a trail walk/run through Burns Bog. Stay for the fun and celebrate International Bog Day, with free entertainment for all.
Harmony Arts Festival West Vancouver Ambleside waterfront August 2-11 Enjoy street performances, art exhibitions, artist talks and demonstrations, concerts, the Art Market, family- oriented activities and unique culinary experiences.
604.925.7268 | www.harmonyarts.ca
Tsawwassen Sun Festival Winskill Park & South Delta Rec Centre August 3-5 An all weekend event including ball tournaments, fireworks, a parade, petting zoo, children’s festival and a beer garden! Check website for event times.
Pirate Day Kilby Historic Site, Harrison August 5, 11am-3pm Pirate games, crafts and a treasure hunt all make for a great outing. Start working on your costume now as there will be a contest for the best dressed pirate!
604.796.9576 | www.kilby.ca Abbotsford Airshow Abbotsford Airport August 9-11, 8am-6pm (show starts at 10am) Watch various aircraft in use and formerly used by local and foreign militaries as they perform tricks in the sky! Check website for event schedule.
www.abbotsfordairshow.com Delta Community Annual Animal Expo Ladner Memorial Park August 11, 10am-4pm A fun, free community event that promotes animal safety and awareness, including dog trainers, dog bite prevention education for children, wildlife management and fun activities. 604.940.7111 www.deltacommunityanimalshelter.ca Willingdon Community Fair Willingdon Community Centre, Burnaby August 15, 5–8pm Barbeque, entertainment, games, raffles, community displays and more! 604.297.4526 The Fair at the PNE PNE Fairgrounds, Vancouver August 17 – September 2 (closed Aug 19 & 26) With hundreds of performances and exhibits and more than 50 thrilling rides & attractions, The Fair at the PNE is definitely the best part of summer! New this year: 20% price reduction in Gate Admission and parking rates, Coupon Book with hundreds of dollars in savings on food and merchandise, Reserved seating and a bigger venue for Summer Night Concerts, and much more. Adults $16, Kids 13 & under Free.
Starry Night Deas Island Park, Delta August 17, 7:30-10pm (start anytime between 7:30 and 9pm) Experience the magic & mystery of the park transitioning from day into night. Drum in the park, walk along lantern lit trails. Visit discovery stations and listen to the night sounds.
Vancouver Latin Summer Festival 2013 Victoria at 15th, Vancouver August 18, 11am-7pm Family event admission is free, donations welcomed
Annual Kids Festival Kilby Historic Site, Harrison August 24, 11am-3pm Load up the kids and get out of the house for one last hurrah this summer. Enjoy a full day of entertainment for the kid’s including face painting, balloon twisting, emergency vehicles and our famous piñata party.
604.796.9576 | www.kilby.ca Royal Canadian Mounted Police ( RCMP) Musical Ride Swangard Stadium, Burnaby August 27, 5:30pm-9pm The troop of 32 horses and riders performs a variety of cavalry drills choreographed to music. Join in for fun displays, activities and food!
Artstarts on Saturdays ArtStarts Gallery, Vancouver August 31, 11am-1pm Kids can explore the ingenious ways that bugs and birds use plants and other materials around them to create shelter and camouflage. Make patterns with rubbings on paper, or try thgeir hand at weaving using all natural materials diverted from green waste. Ideal for ages 3-12.
Fort Farm Fest Fort Langley National Historic Site August 31-September 1 Explore the heritage garden and feed the farm animals at this authentic Hudson’s Bay Company fort. Watch a barrel making demonstration, compete in the farm relay and watch farm-related demonstrations. www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/bc/langley/activ/ activ2013.aspx