Vancouver Summer Staycation Ideas

To help you plan a memorable Summer Staycation, we’ve gathered a list of ideas for socially-distanced activities and sun-filled activities for you to enjoy.


Socially-Distanced Activities

Jun 27-28. A Taste of the PNE Car-B-Q Edition. Drive-thru BBQ food festival. Must book timeslot in advance. pne.ca/carbq

June 27-28. Drive-Thru Food Truck Fest. Featuring 6 food trucks. Tradex Abbotsford. greatervanfoodtruckfest.com

Jun 27 – Sept 26. Vegan Farmers’ Market. Concord Pacific Community Park. facebook.com/theveganfarmersmarket

Aug 28-30. Summerset Festival Drive-In and Livestream. Drive-in concert. Lineup TBD. Langley, BC. summersetfestival.ca

Grouse Mountain Reopening. Skyride and mountain reopens for summer including the Grouse Grind Trail. grousemountain.com

Twilight Drive-In Movie Theatre. Now open, with certain restrictions including 50-car maximum and must stay in vehicle. Langley. twilightdrivein.net

Vancouver Farmers’ Markets. Support local and visit a local market. All locations except for downtown are open, with first 30 minutes dedicated to seniors. eatlocal.org

Mat Collective Outdoor Yoga. Outdoor yoga classes are back with new physical distancing measures in place. $12+. matcollective.com/2020-season

Survivor Fitness Outdoor Bootcamp. Outdoor bootcamp operating in Burnaby at Holy Cross School. survivorfitness.com

Curbside Concerts (Vancouver Island). Book a live concert that comes to your house. $300 for 45 min concert. curbsideconcerts.ca


Sun-Filled Activities

Go for a Hike. Many hiking trails are now open, here is a list of trail closures. sitesandtrailsbc.ca

Explore our Parks. Check out the over 240 parks in Vancouver. For those with kids, our team suggests the water park at Connaught Park.

Bike Along a Parkway. Take advantage of the over 100K of greenways the city has to offer. vancouver.ca

Spend the Day at the Beach. Beaches and their facilities are open. Our team suggests heading to Spanish Banks Beach to play beach volleyball. vancouver.ca

Experience Whistler. Enjoy a scenic lift ride, the restaurants or the many trails around the mountains. whistlerblackcomb.com

Go Camping. Provincial recreation sites are now open, here is a list of sites that are closed. sitesandtrailsbc.ca or bcparks.ca

Take the Family Mini Putting.

West Coast Mini Putt. 7391 Elmbridge Way.
Central Park Pitch & Putt (Burnaby). 3883 Imperial St.
Mini Meadows (Richmond). 7388 No. 6 Rd.

 

Tune Up Your Golf Swing.

Northview Golf and Country Club (Surrey). 6856 168th St.
Guildford Golf & Country Club (Surrey). 7929 152nd St.
The Vancouver Golf Club. Membership only. 771 Austin Ave.
Burnaby Mountain Golf Course. 7600 Halifax St.
Riverway Golf Course (Burnaby). 9001 Bill Fox Way.
Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club (Richmond). 5460 No. 7 Rd.
Quilchena Golf & Country Club (Richmond). Member only. 3551 Granville Ave.
Fraserview Golf Course. 7800 Vivian Dr.
Langara Golf Course. 6706 Alberta St.
Marine Drive Golf Club. Member only. 7425 Yew St.
Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club. Member only. 4300 SW Marine Dr.
University Golf Club. 5185 University Blvd.
McCleery Golf Course. 7188 Macdonald St.
Greenacres Golf Course (Richmond). 5040 No. 6 Rd.

 

For a complete look at our Summer Staycation Guide, download PDF below. 

Vancouver Summer Staycation Guide

We’ve collected our best recommendations for ways to make summer 2020, our pandemic year, memorable and meaningful.

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