Are you planning a memorable May in Burnaby?

Let us guide you!  With its diverse range of activities, Burnaby has something to offer for everyone, making it the perfect destination during the month of May. Whether you enjoy shopping, indulging in delicious food, exploring nature, or spending quality time with your family, Burnaby has it all. Let’s take a look at some of the exciting things you can do this month.

TJ FEST 2024

Now in its 13th year, TJ Fest celebrates the rich cultural diversity of our community with two days of food, fun, and festivity on the vibrant streets of Metro Vancouver.

Prepare for an immersive experience as we take over Smith Avenue, offering unique crafts, lively performances, and authentic Taiwanese cuisine that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds.



Burnaby Blooms 2024

The month of May wouldn’t feel the same without Burnaby Blooms! Featuring free family-friendly and educational entertainment, Burnaby Blooms is bigger than before. Taking place on May 5th at Shadbolt Centre, 18th at Burnaby Mountain Park, and 25th at BC Parkway (Metrotown & Patterson), Burnaby Blooms 2024 is set to charm you with a dynamic schedule full of workshops and displays.

Burnaby Blooms 2023


Summer Season @ BVM

The annual Summer Season is back at Burnaby Village Museum. Boasting a 10-acre land, there is always everything for everyone- From taking a ride on a vintage carousel to visiting a replica of a Japanese bathhouse to checking out their exhibitions: “Truths Not Often Told: Being South Asian in Burnaby” and “OVERCASTE”. Burnaby Village Museum is closed on Mondays, and some of the activities are available daily and weekly.

Burnaby Village Museum



Experience non-stop laughter at Live Comedy @ The Rec Room, featuring Canada’s top comedians! Join Jokers Canada at The Amazing Brentwood, on May 8th at 7pm doors, 8pm show. First come, first served seating. 19+ event.

Jokers Canada



Explore the best ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Burnaby! Whether you’re planning thoughtful gestures or sweet indulgences, our city offers a myriad of options to make her day special. Treat Mom to delightful activities and delicious treats that are sure to create unforgettable memories. Let Burnaby be your destination for honoring the amazing mothers in your life.

 The Amazing Brentwood


Food Truck Festival

For nature enthusiasts, Burnaby offers picturesque hiking trails that will rejuvenate your spirit. Head to Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area and hike through lush forests, catching glimpses of the breathtaking cityscape along the way. If you are an avid runner, Burnaby Lake Regional Park boasts a scenic 10-kilometer loop around the serene Burnaby Lake, providing the perfect ambiance.



Retail Therapy Extravaganza

Embark on a shopping adventure across Burnaby’s premier destinations, including Metropolis at Metrotown, The Amazing Brentwood, and The City of Lougheed. Explore these shopping havens and indulge in a day of retail therapy, discovering a wide array of stores, fashion boutiques, and luxury brands. Take advantage of summer sales and discounts while immersing yourself in a shopper’s paradise.

William Mark


Burnaby Farm Tour

Engage in an enriching experience by visiting the Big Bend neighbourhood to go on Burnaby Farm Tour. Learn about local agriculture, sustainable practices, and get hands-on with farm activities. It’s an educational and enjoyable outing for both kids and adults alike. Explore on-site farm markets where you can purchase fresh produce, locally made products, and artisan goods.

Leong’s Nursery


Farmer’s Market Run

The iconic Burnaby Farmer’s Market is back! Enjoy a delightful sunny day by checking out fresh ingredients straight from the source. Set up in Burnaby City Hall parking lot, this Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from May until October. If you are looking for homegrown and organic products, from soaps to spices to fruits, you don’t want to miss this one. Please note that vendors have different schedules!


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