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10 Fun Things To Do In Vancouver Summer Of 2016

Wanna find some things to do in the summer? Look no further, this top 10 list will show you some of the best things to do in Vancouver this summer in 2016


10. Joe’s BBQ

Summer is always a great time to BBQ and be on the water. But what if you could do both at the exact same time? Welcome to Joe’s BBQ Boat a 13 foot wide boat with a BBQ built in the middle that runs on Eco-friendly electric motors. Rent one today at

richmond-night-market-summer9. Night Markets

If you’re ever looking for something to do on the weekends, visiting a local night market could be just the thing seeing as how we have 5 different ones! Some go to shop, for others it’s all about the food. People on the most strict diets come here to pig out cause the “hurricane” potatoes are to die for! Click on these links to take a deeper look into the different markets Richmond Night Market, International Summer Market, Surrey Night Market, North Shore Shipyards Night Market and Chinatown Night Market


8. Disk Golf Queen Elizabeth Park

Enjoy golfing? Or not? At Queen Elizabeth Park you can play golf with a Frisbee? Yep, you sure can and believe me it is fun! Bring your own Frisbee or rent one at the course. The goal is to complete the course with the fewest throws of the disk as possible. It’s located at 4600 Cambie St. more info at


7. Capilano Salmon Hatchery

Ever wanted to learn and see how fish develop from the egg to the juvenile stage? At the Capilano Salmon Hatchery you can take a self guided tour and explore the spawning season watching the salmon make their way upstream. 4500 Capilano Road, North Vancouver


6. Dr. Sun Yat Sen Park

Don’t confuse this park located in Chinatown across the street from the garden. This one is free and a beautiful place to spend some time on a nice day. It can be found across from 578 Carrall Street.



5. Vancouver’s Largest Water Fight

This year is the 10th annual water fight and is happening at Lumbermans Arch, in Stanley Park on August 6th at 1pm

slide-the-city-vancouver4.Slide The City

Slide the city is a 1,000 foot long slip and slide laid out in North Vancouver during the summer. It is scheduled for August 13th along Lonsdale Ave. Starting from Victoria Park at Keith Road and ends at the bottom of the hill in a pool filled with water on 3rd street. Get your pass early at


3. Tour Guys

Ever wanted to play tour guide in the city of Vancouver? Well here’s your chance and what’s even better, is that it’s FREE! There are tours to Granville Island, Olympic Village + False Creek, Chinatown, Downtown + Waterfront Granville St + Gastown, and West End + English Bay. Rave reviews can be found on Trip Advisor check out the website to see tour dates and times tours are between 50-100 minutes long.

Vancouver-Art-Gallery-blog2. Vancouver Art Gallery FREE On Tuesdays

This 41,400 square foot space designed by Francis Rattenbury is located at Robson Square (750 Hornby Street) inside the old courthouse of Vancouver. If you are an art lover this is a must see as it is the largest art gallery in all of Western Canada! See the works of Jeff Wall, Emily Carr, Marc Chagall and more. It’s free on Tuesdays from 5-9pm for more info visit

1. Cleveland Dam

For people who have never been here and see a photo of this dam, they’d be very surprised that the Cleveland Dam is located in North Vancouver at the head of the Capilano River. Sometimes we can take our water out here for granted and don’t realize that 40% of the Lower Mainland’s drinking water comes from this dam. The dam was named after Ernest Cleveland who was the first chief commissioner of the Vancouver Water District and was completed in 1954.

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