Vancouver’s Summer Events Schedule – Part 1

With summer just around the corner, you may be starting to plan on attending the exciting festivals and events that take place in our beautiful city.  From music festivals to popular neighbourhood and community oriented events, there is no shortage of exciting venues available this summer.  As your premier solvent-free Kitsilano dry cleaners, we would like to offer you this list of some of the most exciting and popular events that you can be a part of this summer.

Kitsilano Farmer’s Market

Enjoy the freshest and finest local fruits and vegetables this summer at the Kitsilano Farmer’s Market.  In addition to local produce, the Farmer’s Market offers ethically raised meat and dairy, craft beer and artisan prepared foods as well as homemade crafts.  Make sure to get your local shopping done every Sunday from 10-2pm in the Kitsilano Community Centre parking lot.  

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

The 42nd annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival promises to be the best one yet.  With over 40,000 people in attendance at Jericho Beach, this popular event brings together families, communities and neighbourhoods to enjoy over 40 international, national and local folk performers. 

This year’s line-up includes:

·         The Sam Roberts Band.

·         Basia Bulat.

·         Corb Lund.

Vancouver International Jazz Festival

The 34th annual Vancouver International Jazz Festival brings a wide range of talented musicians to the city.  Come enjoy one of the many free concerts put on throughout the city or head out for a night on the town to the participating restaurants and clubs to enjoy your favourite jazz or hip-hop artist. 

Some of this year’s headliners include:

·         The Wu-Tang Clan.

·         The Roots.

·         Herbie Hancock.

Celebration of Light

Vancouver’s Celebration of Light is the most popular summer event in the city.  The festival attracts over 400,000 people and is the largest international offshore fireworks competition in the world.  There are various places to catch the action with Kitsilano and English Bay being two of the favourites.  Get there early, pack a picnic, set up some lawn chairs and enjoy a spectacular fireworks show.

This year’s competitors and dates are:

·         July 27 – India.

·         July 31 – Canada.

·         August 3 – Croatia.

These are just a few of the many great events and festivals that will be taking place in and around Kitsilano this summer.  Be sure to book your tickets early and enjoy all that our great city has to offer. 

Our solvent- free dry-cleaning services are the perfect solution when it comes to getting your summer outfit clean and ready for your favourite event or festival.  Stop by today and see how we can help you look great this summer.  We look forward to seeing you soon.

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