What’s Happening This Weekend | August 17 – 19, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

Fridays on Front – 600 block of Front Street

Source: @Krystalatwork

Celebrate your TGIF with the Pride Edition of Fridays on Front! This family-friendly event features live entertainment, food truck favourites, artisan vendors, and a bar. Spend your evening right from 5 PM – 9 PM at Fridays on Front!

Celebration of Pride – Terminal Pub, 115 12th Street

Cheers to a fabulous Pride week full of events! Head on over to the Terminal Pub for some food and drinks from 6 PM – 2 AM for the Celebration of Pride event. P.S. I heard there were door prizes available as well.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Quayside Sidewalk sale – Quayside Boardwalk

Discover the “ultimate treasure hunt” this Saturday for the Quayside Community Board’s annual Quayside Sidewalk Sale! Find local vendors all over the boardwalk right before the big Pride Street Festival.

Uptown Unplugged – Westminster Centre, 555 Sixth street

Summer live music continues in the uptown neighbourhood with Carmina Bolinao at Westminster Centre. Take a stop and enjoy this independent singer-songwriter’s captivating and soulful style.

New West Pride Street Festival – Columbia Street

Ready for the big event? New West Pride Street Festival is here bigger than ever! Head on over to Columbia Street between 3 PM – 8 PM to celebrate the one most colourful festivities in the area.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Uptown Unplugged – Royal City Centre, 610 Sixth Street

Did someone say summer live music? Monika Schwartzman invites us to the Royal City Centre to experience her pop and folk sound mixed with Latin rhythms, lyrics and melodies! Come by this Sunday at Uptown Unplugged.

Gyre – Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia Street

Enjoy a unique art experience at the New Media Gallery. Explore the New Media Gallery’s most recent exhibition at the Anvil Centre!

Can’t wait for the weekend? Visit our events page for more activities to explore and tell us what you’re excited about through Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook!

Anna Almonte

Multilingual tea lover; warm, hot, cold or bubble I love it all. I’m a petite powerlifter and a dog-less dog lover who enjoys a good bowl of noodles. Born and raised in New West, a former Hyack Ambassador and a passionate community advocate, I’m always here to help.