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The May long weekend is upon us and there is plenty going on in Vancouver for people of all ages. For a full list of events, check out our extensive Vancouver events calendar.

It’s the last weekend for Ginger62 and Ceili’s. Two institutions on Granville Street. You may want to head on over there once last time.

Here are our top picks for the long weekend.

1. Richmond Night Market (Opening Weekend)


  • Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. to midnight
  • Sundays and statutory holidays, 7 to 11 p.m.

Admission: $2 for regular admission. FREE admission for children aged 10 and under and and for seniors aged 60 and up.

Location: 8351 River Road, Richmond, BC View in Google Maps

2. Gastown Chicken Wing Competition

Date: May 18, 2014 at 5 p.m.
Admission: Free
Location: The Lamplighter, 92 Water Street, Vancouver

3. Farmers’ Markets

Trout Lake

The Vancouver Farmers Market at Trout Lake takes place every Saturday from May 10 to October 18, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: North Parking Lot of John Hendry Park at Trout Lake (between Templeton and Lakewood south of the 13th Avenue alley)

Note: There is no parking in the North Lot and no parking on 13th Avenue. Park (or cycle/transit) away from the area and walk in.

River District Farmers Market

The River District’s Farmers Market runs once a week on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  from May 3 to October 18.

Meet the makers! See the list of River District Farmers Market vendors.

The market is located on Kerr Street, one block South of SE Marine Drive. River District is easily accessible via public transit, cycling or driving.

Kitsilano Farmers Market

The Vancouver Farmers Market in Kitsilano takes place every Sunday from May 11 to October 19, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: 2690 Larch Street at 10th Avenue, Parking lot of Kitsilano Community Centre

4. Nightlife

ADRIAN LUX [Stockholm | Ultra Records]

FRIDAY/MAY 16th 2014
1022 Davie St.
19+ only

MATTHEW KOMA [L.A. | Interscope]

SATURDAY, MAY 10th 2014
1022 Davie St.
19+ ID required

CEDRIC GERVAIS (F.R./M.I.A.) [Spinnin]

Sunday/MAY 18th – VICTORIA DAY Long Weekend
868 Granville St.
19+ w/ ID only

The Main Street Vinyl Fair 

Saturday, May 17 & Sunday, May 18, 2014
Time: 11 AM – 4 PM
Place: The Cambrian Hall (215 East 17th Ave, Vancouver, BC)
Tickets: $3 Door (Kids Free)

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