Things to do this weekend in Vancouver (August 27th)

Things to do this weekend in Vancouver (August 27th)

Everyone is looking forward to the weekend. At least we are.

So that’s why we’ve done the hard work and brought you a list of cool events and fun things to do this weekend. Summer is slowly coming to an end, so it’s time to dump her and move on. It’s the last weekend in August for Piet’s sake!

Here’s our list of things to do this weekend.

Have a fun brunch with friends

One of the joys of the weekend is that for most people it is the best time to enjoy good food and maybe a few stiff drinks. Brunch is truly one of the few glorious joys we get in this life, so we’ve put together a list of some great places you can brunch this weekend.

Where: Click on the link above for our selection

Hike up Grouse Mountain

Do you want to feel the combustion? Well, Grouse Grind makes you feel a burning sensation of something violent. There will also be some beautiful weather this weekend, so it will be the perfect day to do it. It’s not fun to make the bad boy in the heat! Be sure to download your ticket in advance and when you are done, you will have a good old-fashioned relaxation.

When: Open all weekend
Where: Grouse Mountain
Cost: $ 20 (for the download ticket)

PNE -messe 2021

Unleash your inner child because PNE is the place to be this weekend. Enjoy some of the classic rides, good fair food and good moods. And not to mention all the amazing live music and events that happen there over the next little bit. This weekend even features an ABBA shelf beat, which is a must-see.

When: The whole weekend
Where: 2901 E Hastings Street
Cost: $ 15 for adults, $ 12 for children and seniors

Relax a bit for once!

We could all use a little more relaxation in our lives. Work, family and life in general can make us all end, so luckily there are plenty of places in town that are perfect for some R and R. Sit back and relax in beautiful gardens, wonderful parks and interesting galleries.

Where: Click on the link above for our selection

Go swimming in the buff

We’m sure you’ve heard of Wreck Beach before. It’s Vancouver’s local nude swimming pool! But did you know that it was recently chosen as one of the best places in the world to take a thin dip? So if you’re looking for something to do, why not live your best west coast hippy lifestyle on this iconic beach

When: Sunrise to sunset
Where: University Endowment lands close to UBC

Check out a new restaurant

Vancouver has an exciting food scene. And there are constantly opening up places that you have just tried if you call yourself a serious foodie. Whether you fancy Greek food, fried chicken sandwiches or some sophisticated French cuisine, these new restaurants will definitely turn your socks off.

Where: Check out the link above for our guide

Experience some Latin music at Carnaval Del Sol

We have been very excited about this festival, but this weekend is your last chance to check out this massive Latin American festival taking place in the city. Whether you want to enjoy good food or some cool cultural events. This weekend you can check out a really cool musical show near Concord Pacific Place

When: August 27 and 28, at 19 to 22
Where: Concord Pacific Place
Cost: $ 28.06

Visit the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

Speaking of last chances, if you haven’t made your way out to the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival, this is their penultimate weekend. This Instagrammable place is just a quick walk into the Fraser Valley from Vancouver. Wander around in the tall sunflowers, take in the country air and get lots of pictures.

When: Thursday to Monday, at 8 to 18
Where: 41310 Royalwood Drive, Chilliwack, BC
Cost: Free for $ 22.50

Watch a live Vancouver Whitecaps game

Sure, the hockey season is over, but that does not mean there are still no great Vancouver sports teams. In fact, this Sunday, the Vancouver Whitecaps go against Real Salt Lake for a home game. Tickets are not too expensive, so get them before they run out!

When: August 29 at
Where: BC Place, 777 Pacific Boulevard
Cost: $ 45 – $ 84

Do some craft shopping at South Granville Market

And if you feel like pampering your inner (or outer) shopaholic, this market in South Granville is something you want to check out. Vendors sell handmade and beautiful jewelry, artwork, clothing and much, much more. This is the place to check out some of Vancouver’s groundbreaking designers and commercials

When: August 28 at 11-16
Where: Granville and 11th to 13th.
Cost: Free admission (means more money to spend at retailers!)

Now you really can not say that you have nothing to do this weekend! This list of 10 things to check out will definitely give you some ideas on what to do out there in this beautiful city. Of course, as always, you need to be safe and wear a mask where necessary.

See you later guys!

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