If you are looking for something to do on a sunny August long weekend, there are plenty of outdoor events in Vancouver.
- Veg Fest Vancouver (Sat 11 am – 7 pm) takes over Granville Street with vegan delights.
- Celebration of Light (Sat 10 pm) fireworks show. At 10pm Italy will be lighting up English Bay.
- Pride Parade (Sun 12 pm – 3 pm) marches down Denman and Davie Streets in the West End.
- Food Cart Fest (Sun 12 pm – 6 pm) at the Waldorf hotel showcases the city’s best food carts.
The Powell Street Festival, celebrating Japanese Canadian art, culture and heritage, is also on this weekend (Sat. & Sun.) at Oppenheimer Park: http://www.powellstreetfestival.com/. It’s always a lot of fun with great food, entertainment, crafts and more. First timers won’t want to miss the omikoshi (portable shrine) on Saturday or the Sumo tournament on Sunday.
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