Summers are the most favorite time for all Vancouverites. And if you have been waiting to book tickets to Vancouver for a fun-filled vacation, summer is the right time. Vancouver gets prettier as the sun spreads its glory over it; and a great lineup of summer festivals and events tops it all with happy faces and cheerful atmosphere all around. If you haven’t yet, rush to get cheap flights to Vancouver booked for an exciting summer vacation.
The months of June, July and August are loaded with many summer festivals in Vancouver. Here is a brief guide explaining major ones:
1. Canada Day
Canada Day is celebrated in Vancouver on July 1st with many free events and activities rolling in the city. The patriotic flare completely takes the entire city in its clench and a lot of parades, street festivals, fireworks and live concerts spark up the whole atmosphere. Canada Day is the best festival to experience real Canadian culture and its homogenous friendliness.
2. Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Vancouver is flooded with refreshing jazz music with Vancouver International Jazz Festival between 20th June and 1st July. Some of the icons of jazz music like Bobby Mcferrin, Jill Barberand and multiple Academy Award winner - Arturo Sandoval are expected to perform live in this festival. No wonder, Vancouver International Jazz Festival is ranked as best of all jazz music festivals in Canada.
3. Vancouver Folk Music Festival
This festival will be celebrated from July 18th to July 20th at Jericho Beach Park. You will get to experience an eclectic and exciting mix of folk music – from hip hop to blue and gospel and much more. This festival is specifically famous for 70 hours of best folk and root music in the backdrop of beautiful North Shore Mountains and downtown of Vancouver.
4. Celebration Of Lights
It is an International firework competition in Vancouver. This is the festival that truly defines the grandness of summer festivals of Vancouver. Three continuous nights of late July will dazzle with great fireworks, color compositions and many shows.
5. Vancouver Pride Parade
Millions of colorful balloons, leather daddies and fantastic drag queens with elaborative head dressing are what symbolize this pride parade. It is planned to be executed on August 3rd this year. It is a great parade to experience Canadian diversity, rich culture, creativity and best spirits. This parade concludes the weeklong celebration of Pride Week.
6. Fair At The PNE
This special festival will make the kid inside you relive for few days. This annual fest is planned between 16th August and 1st September 2014. There will be doughnuts, cotton candies, many playful rides and farm friendly animals. Many live concerts from legendary artists including Superdogs are also planned. This is the best festival extravaganza that you can enjoy with your entire family.
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