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Vancouver Spring & Summer 2017 Shows, Festivals and Events

With blue skies and warm weather rolling in, the beautiful Vancouver is simply irresistible. Planning a trip to Vancouver? We've just made your life easier. Here is a list of events, festivals, concerts and shows happening in Vancouver from April to August in 2017.

 

Hero photo of the Fair at the PNE in Vancouver by Mark Faviell on Flickr.

SHOWS, CONCERTS, MUSIC and SPORTS

Vancouver World Music Festival 2017
April 6-8, 2017
Rickshaw Theatre and Vancouver Academy of Music
http://www.worldmusicfest.ca/

Vanessa Carlton
Friday April 5, 2017 at 8pm
Rio Theatre
http://riotheatre.ca/event/vanessa-carlton/

Seasons Festival
April 14-15, 2017
Pacific Coliseum
http://seasonsfestival.com/

John Mayer
April 19, 2017
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/john-mayer/

Vancouver Sun Run
April 23, 2017
Downtown Vancouver
http://www.vancouversun.com/sunrun/index.html

TED Conference
April 24- 28, 2017
Vancouver Conference Centre
https://www.tourismvancouver.com/events/festivals-and-events/ted-conference/

The Weekend - Starboy: Legend of the Fall World Tour
April 25, 2017
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/theweeknd/

Lionel Ritchie with Mariah Carey
April 27, 2017
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/richie-carey/

BMO Vancouver Marathon
May 7, 2017
Queen Elizabeth Park
http://bmovanmarathon.ca/

Chor Leoni Men's Choir 2016/17 Season
Recurring daily, until June 26, 2017
Various locations
https://chorleoni.org/

U2: The Joshua Tree Tour
May 12, 2017
BC Place
http://www.bcplace.com/events/2017/u2-the-joshua-tree-tour-2017

Stars on Ice
May 18, 2017
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/stars-on-ice2017/

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill: Soul to Soul World Tour
May 31, 2017
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/timmcgraw/

Raptors Ridge Birds of Prey at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Every day from June 18 – September 7, 2017  
www.capbridge.com

Pacific Theatre presents Outside Mullingar
Recurring daily, until June 10, 2017
Pacific Theatre
http://pacifictheatre.org/season/2016-2017-season/mainstage/outside-mullingar

Seek the Peak
Sunday, June 12th
Grouse Mountain
http://seekthepeak.ca/

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon and 5K Run
Sunday June 25, 2017
UBC/Stanley Park
http://www.scotiabank.com/ca/en/0,,7416,00.html

The Canada Show: The Complete History of Canada in One Hour
Daily, May 31 - June 2, 2017
The Revue Stage, Granville Island
http://www.vancouverfringe.com/

John Legend: Darkness and Light Tour
June 1, 2017 at 8 - 11pm
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/john-legend/

Def Leppard
June 6, 2017 at 7 - 11pm
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/defleppard/

Future: Nobody Safe Tour
June 9, 2017 at 7 - 11pm
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/future-nobody-safe-tour/

Queen + Adam Lambert
July 2, 2017 at 8 - 11pm
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/queen-adam-lambert/

Shawn Mendes: Illuminate World Tour
July 8, 2017 at 7:30 - 11pm
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/shawn-mendes/

J.Cole – 4 Your Eyez Only
July 18, 2017 at 7 - 10pm
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/j-cole-4-eyez/

Neil Diamond: 50th Anniversary Tour
July 24, 2017 at 8 - 11pm
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/neildiamond/

Bruno Mars: 24K Magic World Tour
July 26 – 27, 2017 at 8 - 11pm
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/brunomars/

Lady Gaga: Joanne World Tour
August 1, 2017 at 7:30 - 11pm
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/lady-gaga/

One Republic
August 21, 2017 at 7pm - 10pm
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/one-republic/

Metallica Worldwired 2017
Monday, August 14, 2017 at 6pm
BC Place
http://www.bcplace.com/events/2017/metallica-aug14

Guns N’ Roses: Not in this Lifetime Tour
Friday, September 1, 2017 at 7:30pm
BC Place
http://www.bcplace.com/events/2017/guns-n-roses-not-in-this-lifetime-tour

FAIRS, MARKETS, FESTIVALS AND SEASONAL

Vancouver Opera Festival
Daily, April 28 - May 13, 2017
http://festival.vancouveropera.ca/

International Summer Night Market – Richmond Panda Night Market
April 29 – September 11, 2017
http://pandamarket.ca/

Vancouver Farmers Market
Sundays until April 30, 2017
PNE Fairgrounds (North of PNE Forums)
http://www.pne.ca/showsandevents/community-and-culture.html

The Richmond Night Market
May 12 – October 9, 2017
http://richmondnightmarket.com/

Vancouver International Children's Festival 2017
May 30 - June 4, 2017
http://www.childrensfestival.ca/

Granville Island Farmers Market
Every Thursday from June 2 – Late September 2017, 10am-3pm
http://granvilleisland.com/granville-island-farmers-market

Vancouver Italian Day
Sunday June 11, 2017 at noon-8pm
Commercial Drive
http://italianday.ca/

City of Bhangra Festival 2017
June 11-17, 2017
http://www.vibc.org/city_of_bhangra_festival

Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival
June 23-25, 2017
False Creek
http://vancouverdragonboatfestival.ca/

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 23 – July 2, 2017
http://www.coastaljazz.ca/td_vancouver_international_jazz_festival

Carnaval Del Sol
Daily, July 8 - July 9, 2017
Concord Pacific Place
http://www.carnavaldelsol.ca/

Khatsahlano! Music & Art Festival
July 8, 2017 at 11am – 9pm
West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
http://www.khatsahlano.com/

Vancouver Folk Music Festival
July 14-16, 2017
Jericho Beach Park Vancouver
http://thefestival.bc.ca

Honda Celebration of Light
July 29, August 2 & 5, 2017
English Bay
http://hondacelebrationoflight.com/

Fair at the PNE
Daily, August 19 - September 4, 2017
PNE at Hastings Park
http://www.pne.ca/

ARTS, HISTORY, MUSICAL, THEATRE

Vancouver TheatreSports League – Improv comedy
Recurring weekly
Vancouver TheatreSports League
http://www.vtsl.com/

Museum of Anthropology presents Amazonia: The Rights of Nature
Daily until January 28, 2018
UBC – The University of British Columbia
http://moa.ubc.ca/portfolio_page/amazonia/

Vancouver Specials: Ambivalent Pleasures
Until April 17, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery
http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/the_exhibitions/exhibit_vancouverspecial.html

The Piano Teacher
April 20 - May 14, 2017
Arts Club
http://artsclub.com/shows/2016-2017/the-piano-teacher

Tsang Kin-Wah
May 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery
http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/the_exhibitions/exhibit_kinwah.html

Susan Point: Spindle Whorl
Tll May 28, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery
http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/the_exhibitions/exhibit_point.html

Pacific Crossings: Hong Kong Artists in Vancouver
Till May 28, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery
http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/the_exhibitions/exhibit_pacificcrossings.html

Howie Tsui: Retainers of Anarchy
Till May 28, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery
http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/the_exhibitions/exhibit_tsui.html

Million Dollar Quartet
May 11 - July 9, 2017
Arts Club
http://artsclub.com/shows/2016-2017/million-dollar-quartet

Hand To God
May 25 - June 25, 2017
Arts Club
http://artsclub.com/shows/2016-2017/hand-to-god

BITTERGIRL: The Musical
June 15 – July 29, 2017
Granville island stage
http://artsclub.com/shows/2016-2017/bittergirl

The Dance Centre 2016-2017 season
Recurring daily, until June 16, 2017
Scotiabank Dance Centre
http://www.thedancecentre.ca/

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival
June 3 – September 24, 2017
Vanier Park
https://bardonthebeach.org/

Celebrate Canada's 150: Red Serge Days
Weekly, July 4 - August 29, 2017
Burnaby Village Museum
http://www.burnabyvillagemuseum.ca/EN/main/visit/celebrate-150-red-serge-days.html