2023 Rowing BC Provincials, c: Manto Artworks

Welcome athletes, and fans to beautiful Burnaby, BC!

We are super excited to host you in Burnaby for the 2024 Rowing BC Provincial Championships Regatta.

We hope your stay in our community is memorable, on and off the water. So with this in mind, we’ve pulled together a list of the top 8 things that you can get up to while you’re here! Read on to find out more.

Vancouver Whitecaps Game

Vancouver Ice Cream Festival

Indulge in the sweetest event of the summer at the Vancouver Ice Cream Festival!

This delightful festival brings together the city’s best ice cream vendors, offering a variety of festival-exclusive flavours. From Ube ice cream to innovative Egg Tart Parfait, there’s something for everyone. It’s the perfect way to cool down and have fun during the hot summer days.

More info

The Rec Room

From ping pong to pool, to video games and virtual reality. They boast over 90 arcade games, a VRX car simulator, and a fresh roation of state-of-the-art gaming experiences. The Rec Room Brentwood offers over 43,00 sq. feet of gaming and great eats all under one roof. Note: Guests must be 19+ years of age with valid government issued photo ID, minors are allowed if accompanied by their parent or legal guardian until 10pm.

More info
Veledrome Trail

Burnaby Mountain Park

Explore Burnaby Mountain, whether it be a vigorous hike, leisurely stroll or a heart-pumping bike ride, here are 26 multi-use trails to choose from. The park includes a picnic area, playground, and several large wooden sculptures, known as Kamui Mintara (or Playground of the Gods), to wander between.

Tip: Check the weather and dress accordingly. 

More info
Anton's Pasta Bar


Pizza or pasta, you better come hungry! Burnaby’s original pasta bar, Anton’s Pasta serves over 70 traditional and original pasta creations. Renowned for the delicious fresh pasta and enormous portions of food.

Me-n-Ed’s Pizza has been serving up pizzas for 45 years. With a collection of top trending, mouth-watering specialty pizzas, Me-n-Ed’s Pizza is pleased to welcome everyone to Burnaby.

More info

The Amazing Brentwood

With its modern design and an indoor/outdoor public space, The Amazing Brentwood is a one-of-a-kind urban gathering place featuring world-class shops, restaurants, public plazas, and entertainment. Visit the lower mainland’s only locations of Sporting Life, Cineplex VIP, H&M Home, The Rec Room, and LL Bean among the many other retailers on site.

More info
REVS Bowling

Fiji Festival 2024

Experience the vibrant culture and rich traditions of Fiji at the Fiji Festival held at Swangard Stadium on Saturday, July 13. This lively event features traditional Fijian music, dance, and cuisine, offering a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the Fijian way of life. Enjoy performances by talented artists, participate in cultural workshops, and savour delicious Fijian dishes.

More info
Glenburn Soda Fountain & Confectionery

Live Opera @ Deer Lake

Immerse yourself in an enchanting evening of live opera at Deer Lake Park. Symphony in the Park on July 13 and Opera in the Park on July 14 provide a picturesque setting for a night of beautiful music and dramatic performances. Featuring talented local and international artists, these performances at Deer Lake Park promise an unforgettable cultural experience.

More info
Sopra Sotto Pizza

Metropolis at Metrotown

Burnaby is home to BC’s largest shopping centre, Metropolis at Metrotown hosts new finds and old favourites in a one-stop destination. With over 330 stores and services, and an international food court. Visiting from out of town? Enjoy the VIP Visitor Card program for rewards and special discounts up to 30% off, and more!

More info

We want to see what you get up to, so don’t forget to tag your Burnaby experience at #Burnaby365