The sun is out and summer food and drink events are happening all across Metro Vancouver. Check ‘em out here.
Halal Ribfest, June 2-4
Get ready to indulge in the best Halal food Vancouver has to offer, from traditional southern barbecue to innovative street food. The first Halal Ribfest in Metro Vancouver promises to be a weekend of family-friendly entertainment, shopping, and a celebration of the the vibrant culture and traditions that make halal food so special.
Featuring food vendors, local market vendors, and live performers. Bring the whole family to enjoy bouncy castles, buskers, a Nasheed concert, and even a fire show!
13428 Old Yale Road, Surrey
BC Cider Festival, June 3
The Pipe Shop
Sip on ciders at the Pipe Shop in North Vancouver at the 4th annual BC Cider Festival is. This fun and refreshing tasting event will feature over 30 cideries from across BC, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond.
Presented by TXOTX Imports and Massey Wines & Spirits, take a peek at the BC Cider Festival Instagram for more details and Cidery Spotlights!
115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
Cloverdale Food Truck Fest, June 3
Ready for a block party? The Cloverdale Food Truck Fest is back with 26 vendors, live music, beer and entertainment.
17798 62 Ave., Surrey
Coquitlam Farmer’s Market, June 4
Nothing says summer like fresh produce and treats at a farmer’s market. Presented by the Grow Local Society, the Coquitlam Farmer’s Market takes place every Sunday until October. Each week a wide variety of vendors gather to showcase their products – made, baked, grown, or raised in BC.
1655 Winslow Ave., Coquitlam
Dumpling Fest Richmond, June 7
Presented by Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates, the Dumpling Fest is a chance to experience different local restaurants and dumpling varieties, ranging from Chinese dumplings to Italian gnocchi, Nepalese momos, Korean mandu, Japanese gyoza and more.
Mystery/TBD address, Richmond
The Vegan Night Market, June 8
The Waldorf Hotel
Hosted by Peaces, you can chow down on cruelty-free, sustainable treats at the only 100% plant-based night market in Metro Vancouver this summer. Kicking off a series that will run through the summer months, this month’s Vegan Night Market will have also have vendors, all for the low entry cost of $4 or a canned goods, clothing or pet food. Children attend for free (and it’s dog-friendly!)
1489 East Hastings St., Vancouver
Fort Langley Village Farmer’s Market, June 10
Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market kicks off this June with local farmers android vendors bringing in fresh local produce, field greens, vegetables, fruits & flowers, fresh baking, fruit pies, cupcakes & cookies, local craft beer, varietal wines, tasty prepared foods from our Fraser Valley, the Similkameen & Okanagan Valleys.
9025 Glover Road, Fort Langley
Japan Market, June 10 -11
šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza)
Japan Market is back at Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza with lots of new vendors and yummy Japanese food. While you’re munching you can also shop for Japanese style crafts and merchandise from over 70 vendors and you can’t miss the samurai on site for free photo opps.
850 West Georgia, Vancouver
Foodstock, June 18
Foodstock takes over Swangard Stadium with a celebration of live music, local vendors and fun in support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. This year’s festival is headlined by, Said The Whale, and features a delicious roster of local vendors, including Dageraad, Luppolo Brewing and Pacific Breeze Winery. 50% off all beverage sales and 10% of all food and marketplace sales for the event will be donated to the GVFB.
6100 Boundary Road, Burnaby
There are many ways to get to each of these spots in Metro Vancouver by transit. Visit TransLink’s Trip Planner to find your way.