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Things to do in Vancouver this August

Maria Velasquez
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The last month of the summer holidays has arrived and we’ve got a list of fun local things for you to check out. From waterslides to amusement rides, there a tons of activities for you to enjoy before fall begins.

Slide the City: 

Get ready for the ultimate water fun community celebration on August 12 and 13. Come prepared to slide down a 1,000-foot long water slide and later enjoy the festivities with your family and friends.

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Vancouver Beach Festival: 

It’s the 8th year that Kits Beach will be hosting its annual “KITSFEST” from August 5-7. Join in on the family fun adventures, games, sports tournaments and enjoy the beach while listening to summer beats.

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Richmond Night Market

If you’re a major foodie then you’ve got to check out the Richmond Night Market this summer. The market is open till late from Friday to Sunday each week and offers entertainment, great food, games, rides and more.

Honda Celebration of Light

Save the dates: August 2nd and 5th! The Honda Celebration of Light returns showcasing the United Kingdom fireworks on August 2nd and Canada on August 5th. Don’t miss your chance to view sparks in the sky this summer with your loved ones! Enjoy the celebration of music and food as well nearby.

TD Vancouver Chinatown Festival

The TD Vancouver Chinatown Festival will be hosting an incredible summer celebration in town. Join the festival to shop the day market and participate in activities. The festival will be hosted on August 12 and 13 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Stanley Park Cinema 

Every Tuesday till August 22, Stanley Park will be showcasing movies outdoors on Second Beach for you to come enjoy for free with your family and friends. From Beauty and the Beast to Harry Potter movies, get cozy and plan a picnic to enjoy a movie night by the beach!

Diner En Blanc

Diner en Blanc is an outdoor dinner party where everyone dresses in white and enjoys mingling while eating delicious food. This year the dinner will be taking place on August 24 and guests will be attending one of TWO secret locations! Click here to view more details and get tickets to this event.


The fair at the PNE will be opening on August 14 and will be featuring special Canada 150 entertainment, rides and food. Buy tickets to attend the fair and enjoy summer night concerts.

Other events that you need to check out this month include:


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