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4 Fun Things to Do This Father's Day in The Lower Mainland!

Father's Day is just around the corner and if you don't have plans yet, we are here to help!

Celebrating fatherhood is much more than just giving away expensive presents, the most meaningful gift you can give to your dad is your time. This year, spend this day creating some fantastic memories with the fathers in your family!

Take a look at these 4 Lower Mainland events that you can go to celebrate with your Father this year!

Visit the Surrey Greek Food Festival


If your dad is a foodie, this is the perfect event to go! The Surrey Greek Food Festival celebrates the Greek culture with food and performances of dance groups and bands showcasing the Greek traditions. The festival is a large outdoor restaurant that also aims to raise funds to the Greek church and community. 

Where: Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church at 13181 96th Avenue in Surrey.

When: From 12 pm to 10 pm. 

The Father’s Day Run 

What about spending some quality time with dad while supporting a great cause? Join the Father’s Day Run! The event aims to raise awareness and funds in the fight against prostate cancer. It happens not only in Metro Vancouver but also in Kamloops and Chilliwack this year! 

All the money raised during the Run goes to Prostate Cancer Foundation BC and is used towards research, support groups, survivor programs and awareness of prostate cancer. This year, participants will be running and walking to the classic tunes of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s!

Where: The Walk/Run starts at the Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion (6871 Roberts St, Burnaby, BC V5B 3C1).

When: The main Walk/Run starts at 10am.

Car Free Day on Main Street


This is the biggest of all Car Free Day events that will be happening on the Lower Mainland this summer. Bring your dad to this street party to enjoy live bands, street performers, market vendors, extended restaurant patios, mini beer gardens, food trucks and more! 

Where: Main Street from East Broadway to 30th Avenue.

When: From 12 pm to 7 pm. 

Father's Day at the Village

Does your dad like vintage motorcycles and classic cars? If yes, then this is the perfect event for you! The Burnaby Village Museum is hosting a free Father's Day event this year and will be featuring activities and demonstrations for Fathers and their families, including a car show by the Greater Vancouver Motorsports Pioneers! 

Where: The Burnaby Village Museum (6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby BC V5G 3T6).

When: From 11 am until 4:30 pm.

We hope you liked these ideas and wish you a Father's Day full of joy and great family time!