Vancouver May Events 2014

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Every month, the Cit compiles a list of Vancouver’s must-see events. This makes it easy to ensure that you’re always around ‘n about town experiencing all that vivacious Vancouver has to offer. We’ve drawn from various sources to make this calendar your monthly go-to list for all things Vancouver. The Cit is pleased to release the May edition of your Vancouver Social Calendar. As always, if you have an event you’d like us to include, share.

Vancouver International Burlesque Festival
Dates: May 1-3
Location: Vogue Theatre
What: 3 days of sparkly and sensational shows, classes and events
Website: www.vanburlesquefest.squarespace.com

DOXA Documentary Film Festival
Dates: May 2-11
Location: Various venues
What: Celebrating independent and innovative documentaries with 90 films + 78 screenings
Website: www.doxafestival.ca

North Shore Green Markets
Dates: Opens May 2, on every Friday from 5-10pm
Location: Shipbuilders Square, North Van
What: Over 50 vendors + 15 food trucks + live music + local breweries on tap
Website: www.northshoregreenmarket.com

Vancouver Web Fest
Dates: May 2-4
Location: Imperial Vancouver, 319 Main Street
What: Canada’s first web festival celebrating the progressive evolution of entertainment and programming
Website: www.vancouverwebfest.com

BMO Vancouver Marathon
Date: May 4
Location: Downtown Vancouver
What: Full + half marathons + free EXPO at Canada Place + street festival
Website: www.bmovanmarathon.ca

BC Spot Prawn Festival
Date: May 10
Location: False Creek Fisherman’s Wharf
What: Celebrate the start of spot prawn season with a boil, cooking demos, live music, and more
Website: www.spotprawnfestival.com

Richmond Night Market
Dates: Weekends, May 16 – Oct 13
Location: 8351 River Road, Richmond
What: Over 250 booths + food + entertainment + candy castle
Website: www.richmondnightmarket.com

Vancouver Chinatown Night Market
Dates: Weekends, May 16 – Sept 7
Location: Keefer Street
What: Shopping + food +  live music + outdoor movie screenings + ping pong tournaments
Website: www.vancouverchinatownnightmarket.com

Cloverdale Rodeo
Dates: May 16-19
Location: Cloverdale Exhibition Fair Grounds
What: 5 rodeo performances featuring world champs + country fair + parade + Longhorn Saloon
Website: www.cloverdalerodeo.com

 Portobello West
Dates: May 24-25
Location: Creekside Community Centre
What: Local art + fashion market
Website: www.portobellowest.com

Vancouver International Children’s Festival
Dates: May 27 – June 1
Location: Granville Island
What: A world-renowned festival of performing arts for young audiences
Website: www.childrensfestival.ca

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival 
Dates: May 30 – June 1
Location: BC Place
What: Celebrity chef cooking demonstrations + culinary competitions + food & beverage exhibits + shopping
Website: www.eat-vancouver.com

Vancouver Craft Beer Week 
Dates: May 30 – June 7
Location: Various
What: 60 breweries + 30 venues + 9 days of beer
Website: www.vancouvercraftbeerweek.com

Editor: Danielle Johnson, @westcoastdcj

Created By: Kendall Titchener, @Kendall_Titch

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