Summertime is the best time. Not only is the sun out and ready to play, so are you! While you're saving up for your summer vacation to Bora Bora or Hawaii, you're really trying to make every dollar stretch. But that doesn't mean you have to starve yourself or become completely anti-social in order to go on vacay. There are tons of really cheap and affordable activities to do while you're in Vancouver, and they're all actually fun.\nFrom food markets to hikes, pool patios to secret swimming holes, there's something for everyone and it won't cost you more than $10. So here we are, 25 things to do in Vancouver during the summer that are $10 or less.\n@elizabeth_mukomelembedded via\n1. Eat your heart out at the Richmond Night Market\nEvery weekend starting May 11. Admission is $4.25.\n2. Get your fix of Italian food at the Mercato Italian Market\nThe event starts June 11. Admission is free.\n@freshaircinemaembedded via\n3. Watch the outdoor movies at Stanley Park\nEvery Tuesday starting July 3. Admission is free though you'll want to go early to snatch up good spots.\n4. Hike up the Grouse Grind\nHike is free.\n@hangryhippovancouverembedded via\n5. Conquer this hellfire Godzilla Ramen Challenge\nChallenge runs from May 7 - 9. If you defeat the challenge, the ramen will only cost $5.\n6. Go rollerblading around Stanley Park\nRollerblade rentals cost $6 per hour at Bayshore Rentals. Free if you have your own!\n@aviejaguarembedded via\n7. Take a dip at Norvan Falls\nFree!\n8. Go on an epic doughnut crawl through Vancouver\nDoughnut prices will vary, but approximately $5 per doughnut. This will also depend on how many doughnuts you eat...\n@beniandcompanyembedded via\n9. Eat your way around the Shipyard's Night Market\nEvery Friday night starting until September 28. Admission is free.\n10. Take salsa dance classes at Robson Square\nEvery Sunday starting July 8. Classes are free!\n@snacksthewrapperembedded via\n11. Go for a romantic night watching the Celebration of Lights at English Bay\nStarts on July 28. Free are free!\n12. Go for Happy Hour oysters at Ebisu\nHappy Hour oysters are $1.25 each.\n@marcedesingletonembedded via\n13. Take a stroll around Granville Island\nFree!\n14. Go on a day trip to Joffre Lake\nFree!\n@vanmuralfestembedded via\n15. Check out Vancouver Mural Fest\nFestival lasts from August 6 to 11 and is totally free.\n16. Go on the most epic ice cream crawl in Vancouver\nIce cream prices will vary. Approximately $6 per ice cream.\n@that_con.nection.thoembedded via\n17. Shoot some hoops at this basketball alleyway\nFree! Bring your own basketball.\n18. Go for a cute picnic date at Jericho Beach\nFree! Bring your own food.\n@oliveandrubycafeembedded via\n19. Get your caffeine fix and go coffee shop hopping\nCoffee prices will vary, about $5 per coffee.\n20. Check out some arts at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Tuesdays\nOpen every Tuesday by donation.\n@nguyentiffannyembedded via\n21. Get your taco fix at The Pawn Shop\nHappy Hour tacos are only $1 daily, and tequila shots are only $3.\n22. Hit up some ping pong at Back and Forth bar\nOnly $10 per hour ping pong game every Sunday and Tuesday,\n@suplianaembedded via\n23. Grab your floaties and hit up Kits Pool\nOpen starting May 19. Admission is $6.\n24. Check out a comedy show at Comedy Mix\nTuesday ProAm nights are $8 per ticket.\n@muuurlaembedded via\n25. Go for a patio pool dip at the Westin Grand Pop Up Patio\nOpen every Thursday and Friday 3:30 - 7 PM starting the last week of May. Drinks start at $8.