Top 3 Music Festivals to Check Out in Vancouver This Summer
- April 24, 2019
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The beautiful city of Vancouver is situated between the mountains and the beach, where city-dwellers can choose between skiing or surfing on any given weekend. Not only is Vancouver known for its scenery, but it's home to a number of exciting festivals. Check out the festivals hitting Vancouver this summer!
The annual two-day BREAKOUT Festival is hosted at the Vancouver PNE on June 15-16. This one-of-a-kind experience has become a staple event for hip-hop lovers on the west coast since it's emergence in 2018.
The festival is a partnership between Timbre Concerts and CRESCENDO1, together are expert event producers in the Vancouver music scene.
Headlining the event this year is A$AP Rocky and Rae Sremmurd, with guests Lil Baby, Gunna, Rich the Kid, Lil Skies, YBN Cordae, Saweetie, Night Lovell and more. See ticket information.
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is hosting its annual free outdoor concert at Burnaby's Deer Lake Park on Sunday, June 30. This popular event draws audiences young and old, for a crowd-pleasing program of light classical music and contemporary favorites. Bring your family and friends to this highlight event of the year! Bring a blanket or a chair and set up a picnic for family and friends to enjoy this highlight event of the year.
A Canadian cultural institution, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival is an annual community celebration boasting a lineup of internationally-renowned folk musicians. The 41st edition of the festival is happening from July 19-21 at Jerico Beach Park.
Yearly, the festival draws over 30,000 attendees to experience sounds of traditional and contemporary folk and roots music artists from around the world.
Be sure to attend the "Best Local Music Festival," named by the Georgia Straight five years in a row, and bring your dancing shoes for a weekend of fun, sun, and great music. See ticket information here.
After spending your day dancing in the park or the beach, make Best Western Vancouver your choice of stay, with its central location, comfortable beds, hospitable service, and affordable prices.