58 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, August 13

Looking for something to do on Sunday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 58 events happening in or around Vancouver on Sunday, August 13.



English pop-rock singer-songwriter Bryan Ferry plays the Orpheum Theatre, touring in support of latest solo album Avonmore.

Edmonton folk-roots singer-songwriter Scott Cook plays the WISE Hall.

Deep-listening concert Quiet City #35 at the Red Gate Revue Stage features performances by Gretchen Snakes, High Plains, and Wild Card.

New York City-based vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Two Feet plays Fortune Sound Club.

Local Chicago tribute band West Coast Chicago plays hits like “Saturday in the Park” and “If You Leave Me Now” at the Fairview Pub.



Cyclists take on a five-km or a 13-km climb on Cypress Mountain at the annual Cypress Challenge, with proceeds to the B.C. Cancer Agency and Pancreas Cancer B.C.



The 14th annual Richmond Maritime Festival at Britannia Heritage Shipyard celebrates Richmond’s historical connection with the sea through music, painters, potters, stilt performers, puppets, storytellers, wooden boats, games, interactive exhibits, food, and roving performers.

The Abbotsford International Air Show features a full aerial festival, a kids’ zone, static displays, food vendors, and a fireworks celebration at Abbotsford Airport.

The Eastside Flea Summer Market at the Ellis Building features over 50 local vendors, five artisan showrooms, food trucks, an outdoor courtyard, music, and pinball.

See live birds of prey in action as their handlers interpret their behaviour at the Raptor Festival at Terra Nova Rural Park Farm Centre.



Ride a 1,000-foot-long waterslide down Lower Lonsdale Avenue at North Van’s Slide the City, which also features food trucks, artisans, a family zone, and live music by the Boom Booms, the Tourist Company, Peach Pit, the Spillionaires, Adam Woodall, Kristle Dos Santos, Dirty Mike and the Boys, and…

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