With sunsets after 9 p.m. and temperatures rising into the 80s, summer evenings in Vancouver are made for comfortable outdoor outings. Find these free concerts scattered around the city and movies in open-air settings.
Columbia Tech Center Sunday Sounds Concert Series: East Vancouver, Sundays (July 7-August 11)
Riverview Six to Sunset Concert Series: Downtown, Thursdays (July 11-August 15)
Noon Rhythms Concert Series: Downtown, Wednesdays (July 10-August 14)
Summer Concert Series at Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery: Ridgefield, Sundays (July 14-August 25)
PRO-TIP: While it doesn’t fall into the ‘free’ category, general admission lawn seating for big names (think Dave Matthews Band and Wiz Khalifa) at Sunlight Supply Amphitheater usually don’t exceed $30. Bring a blanket and enjoy the sunset while listening to your favorite performer. To cool off indoors, head to the Muze Lounge at ilani Casino Resort for live performances at no cost or the Cowlitz Ballroom hosts top-notch musicians and comedians for paying guests.
Friday Night Movies in the Park: Locations rotate, Fridays (July 12-August 16), movies include: Aquaman, Captain Marvel, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Bumblebee, Fantastic Beasts, Spider-Man.
Movies on the Lawn at Rusty Grape: Fridays (July 5-August 30), movies include: The Fast and the Furious, Mean Girls, Little Shop of Horrors, Flushed Away. The Proposal, and more.
PRO-TIP: Bring a picnic dinner or take advantage of the many food trucks rolling around Vancouver. Rusty Grape Vineyard offers wood-fired pizza and Backyard BBQ to be enjoyed with house-made wine and cider.