Are you guilty of spending your time daydreaming about the weekend? Once you're over hump day, the weekend is right around the corner! Here's a list of things to do in Vancouver from Aug. 23 to 25. Don't leave your weekend to chance, otherwise, you'll end up doing the same old same old.
We're here to clear up any hazy weekend plans and give you a concrete itinerary of how to have the most chill weekend of the summer. These last weeks of August are full of more sunflowers, concerts and beer gardens. Check out our picks for this weekend and see how you can cram as many weekend vibes in as possible.
Here are seven chill things to do in Vancouver from Aug. 23-25, 2019:
The Fair at The PNE
Price: Ticket prices vary, full details on their website.
When: Now until Monday, Sept. 2, open from 11 a.m. until midnight.
Address: 2901 E. Hastings St., Vancouver
Why You Need To Go: The quintessential Vancouver thing to do in the summer, if you haven't checked it out yet then you need to get to the fair ASAP! Check out what's new at the Fair this year.
Richmond Sunflower Festival
Price: $15.75 per person.
When: Now until Sunday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Address: 12900 Steveston Hwy., Richmond
Why You Need To Go: Go on a hayride, snap pics in the sunflower field and do a wine tasting all at the Richmond Country Farm's Sunflower Festival.
Waste To Wonder
When: Now until Sunday, Sept. 8.
Address: Metropolis at Metrotown, 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
Why You Need To Go: See giant animal sculptures made out of discarded flip flops that ended up in the ocean at this colourful exhibit at Metrotown. This recycled attraction is worth checking out!
Richmond Night Market
Price: $4.75 admission
When: Weekends until Thursday, Oct. 10 from 7 p.m. to late, see website for full details.
Address: 8351 River Rd., Richmond
Why You Need To Go: You'll never have a dull night at the Richmond Night Market. It's practically impossible to run out of fun things to eat here!
Fridays On Front
When: Friday, Aug. 23 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Address: Starts at the 600 block of Front St., New Westminster
Why You Need To Go: This is the last Fridays On Front of the summer! Don't miss this laid back mini-festival along the waterfront in New West with live music, beer and delicious food.
Strange Sports Day
When: Saturday, Aug. 24 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Address: Strange Fellows Brewing, 1345 Clark Dr., Vancouver
Why You Need To Go: Strange Fellows Brewing is having a BBQ party and you're invited to drink brews, eat tacos and play games all afternoon.
When: Saturday, Aug. 24 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Address: 380 Railway St., Vancouver
Why You Need To Go: Join in on this free block party in Railtown featuring two stages of live electronic music, art, food trucks and a beer garden!