Can’t-Miss Food Events Happening This June

Celebrate the start of summer at these Vancouver food events (alcohol and live music may be included).

May 24, 2019

By Jusneel Mahal

Photo Credit: Wildebeest

Spring ‘Field and Forest’ Menu at Wildebeest

When: June 3 to 17
Where: 20 W Hastings St, Vancouver

From June 3 to 17, Wildebeest is offering a special ‘Field and Forest’ menu, which includes rabbit rigatoni, smoked Yarrow Meadows duck, and cannoli pastry. For the two-week lineup, Wildebeest Bar is introducing their ‘How to Dougie’ cocktail (so now you can dougie while drinking a dougie!).

Photo Credit: Ancora Press

Paella and Rosé Patio Parties at Ancora

When: June 8 from 2 to 4 pm
Where: False Creek (1600 Howe Street, Vancouver) and Ambleside (1351 Bellevue Ave., West Vancouver)
Price: $61.25

Ancora is celebrating national Rosé Day and everyone is invited! The restaurant will be hosting a Paella and Rosé patio party at both of its locations (False Creek and Ambleside). There will be reception-style events, so expect lots of rosé and Mediterranean-inspired tapas.

Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival

When: June 8 from 2pm-7pm & June 9 from 12pm-5pm
Where: 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Price: Single day: $85. Weekend: $140

The three main themes of the VCBW Festival are live music, food, and beer. If you enjoy one or more of those things head to the PNE Fairgrounds and enjoy some craft brews, ciders, and food trucks.

Photo Credit: Juke Fried Chicken

Hip Hop Trivia Night at Juke Fried Chicken

When: June 18 at 7pm
Where: 182 Keefer Street, Vancouver

On the third Tuesday of every month Juke Fried Chicken serves some chicken and ribs while hosting a hip hop trivia challenge. It’s a six round trivia event and teams up to six are welcome. Email (info@jukefriedchicken.com), or direct message their Instagram (@jukefriedchicken) or Facebook (/jukefriedchicken) to guarantee a spot.

Rare Brews & BBQ 2019

When: June 1, 2019
Where: Darby’s Public House – 2001 Macdonald Street, Vancouver
Price: $65

Rare Brews is hosting their 7th annual BBQ on June 1st. It’s pretty simple: if you like beer and BBQ you’re probably going to enjoy this.

Photo Credit: Tacofino Press

Strange Fellows Brewing Dinner at Tacofino Hastings

When: June 27 at 6:30
Where: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Price: $225 per person plus tax and gratuity

Tacofino is collaborating with Vancouver’s Strange Fellows Brewing this June on behalf of its monthly Beer Dinner Series. Craft beer and tacos anyone?

Shipyards Night Market

When: Friday Night 5-10pm – May 3 to September 27
Where: 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver

Shipyards Night Market is putting on epic nights every Friday from May to September. They come complete with food trucks, scenic views, local Canadian bands, shopping and a Beer Garden. Not sure what else you’d ever want, honestly.

Vin Van Wine Bar Pop-Up at Fiore

When: June 3
Where: 1485 W 12th Ave Vancouver

Vin Van is running a pop-up wine bar at Fiore on June 3rd. The night will feature curated wines, cocktails, snacks (veggie and vegan options), and in-house tunes.

Di Beppe Hosts Patio Launch Party

When: June 12 at 4-6 pm
Where: 8 W Cordova Street, Vancouver.

Enjoy half-priced spritzes and complimentary chicchetti at this Italian caffè and ristorante when they officially open their Carrall Street patio.

Photo Credit: Italian Day Official Website

Italian Day

When: June 9
Where: Commercial Drive, Vancouver. From Venables street to Grandview Cut.

Walk, bike or scooter down Commercial Drive and enjoy the local Italo-Canadian music, food tastings, and family fun activities!

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