Deer Lake Park, Burnaby

Welcoming the month of July with sunshine and festivals!

Welcome to Burnaby, where July is the month of festivals! With beautiful sunny days and a vibrant community, there’s no better place to enjoy the summer. July is the perfect time, with its blend of natural beauty, cultural festivities, and recreational opportunities. This month is especially exciting as it’s brimming with festivals and celebrations that cater to all ages and interests. From savouring sweet treats during the Vancouver Ice Cream Festival to enjoying live performances at StreetFest on Central, Burnaby offers a plethora of experiences to enrich your summer days. Here’s your guide to making the most of this festive month.

StreetFest on Central

Cap off your Canada Day celebrations by joining the festivities at StreetFest on Central. This lively event takes place in the heart of Burnaby and features live music, food trucks, artisan vendors, and family-friendly activities. The festival atmosphere is vibrant and welcoming, making it a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the holiday spirit.

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Canadian Swahili Week

Celebrate the rich culture and heritage during Canadian Swahili Week. Enjoy traditional Swahili music, dance, and cuisine. The two-day conference will be held in Burnaby with a gala dinner, award ceremony, and performances. The whole program provides a unique cultural experience that’s both educational and entertaining.

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Canada Bubble Tea Festival

Don’t miss the Canada Bubble Tea Festival from July 19 – 21, where you can taste an array of bubble tea flavours from various vendors. Starting at $9.99 for a day pass and $14.99 for a three-day pass, you can participate in fun activities, enjoy live performances and food trucks, and immerse yourself in the bubble tea craze that’s sweeping the nation.

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Vancouver Ice Cream Festival

Cool down from the heat by heading to the Vancouver Ice Cream Festival. This annual event features a plethora of ice cream vendors offering an array of festival-exclusive flavours such as Coconube Brownie and Egg Tart. The festival is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a feast for the eyes, with Instagram-worthy ice cream creations at every turn.

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#SUMMERATTHEMET

Join the summer excitement at Metropolis at Metrotown with their #SUMMERATTHEMET program. The highlight of this event is the vibrant Night Market from July 5-7. Explore a bustling outdoor marketplace filled with a variety of vendors offering delicious food and unique crafts.

Metropolis at Metrotown

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Opera @ Deer Lake Park

If you’re an opera fan, this one is for you! Relax under the stars the whole weekend at the Symphony & Opera in the Park. Bring a blanket, some snacks, and enjoy a beautiful evening of classical music and opera performed by talented musicians. This is a perfect way to unwind and appreciate the arts in a picturesque setting.

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Farmer’s Market Run

With three fantastic markets to choose from, farmers’ markets in Burnaby offer something for everyone. Whether you’re shopping for fresh groceries or simply wanting to enjoy a pleasant day out, these markets provide a new experience. It’s a great place to find unique items and fresh ingredients for your summer recipes.

Burnaby’s Farmers’ Market

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CommUnity Fest @ TAB

Experience the vibrant cultural diversity for a month-long at the CommUnity Fest held at The Amazing Brentwood. This event features an exciting lineup of summer programs, including Brazilian dancing workshops and multicultural events. The best part? Apply for their ambassador program here!

The Amazing Brentwood

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Burnaby Pride

Celebrate love, diversity, and inclusion at Burnaby Pride on July 20. This vibrant event features a parade, live performances, and a host of activities that highlight the LGBTQ+ community. Join the festivities and show your support while enjoying a day filled with music, dance, and colorful displays. Burnaby Pride is a family-friendly event that welcomes everyone to come together and celebrate in a safe and inclusive environment.

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Go On A Picnic

Grab delicious food, pack a picnic basket, and head to one of Burnaby’s many beautiful parks. Deer Lake Park and Burnaby Mountain are perfect spots for a relaxing picnic. Enjoy the natural scenery, take a leisurely walk, or simply bask in the summer sun. Take your loved ones with you and discover the best of Burnaby’s green space. With ample green space and stunning views, these parks offer a serene escape for a delightful outdoor meal.

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Swimming in Burnaby’s Pools

Cool off this summer by taking a dip in one of Burnaby’s excellent pools. Popular options include the Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool & Fitness Centre, known for its family-friendly amenities, the Central Park Pool and the Robert Burnaby Pool, which offers a more traditional swimming experience. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax or get some exercise, Burnaby’s pools provide a refreshing escape from the summer heat.

Robert Burnaby Outdoor Pool

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Burnaby’s Top Patios

Dine al fresco and enjoy the warm weather on Burnaby’s top patios. Restaurants such as Hart House Restaurant, known for its scenic lakeside views, and The Keg Steakhouse + Bar, offering a cozy outdoor dining experience, are perfect spots to savor delicious meals while taking in the summer ambiance. Whether you’re in the mood for fine dining or a casual bite, Burnaby’s patios provide the ideal setting for a memorable meal.

Hart House Restaurant

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