It may be August, but we’re still making the most of summer! The best way to enjoy your last month of summer is to check out these August events in Vancouver and Victoria. There’s something for everyone!

Here are some Vancouver and Victoria events that you don’t want to miss this August.

Summer in the Alley Fundraiser

Wednesday, August 1st | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Dragon Alley, Victoria BC

Enjoy live music, food, auctions and prizes. Tickets are $20, and all funds raised will go to the Land Trust Alliance of BC. For more information, click here.

Make-A-Wish 5th Annual Rope for Hope

Thursday, August 2nd | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm @ Hyatt Regency Vancouver, 655 Burrard, Vancouver, BC

Form your team and get fundraising! Join Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon for the Rope For Hope event by raising $1500 to grant wishes to kids living with critical illnesses. Join Make-A-Wish to experience the thrill of rappelling down the side of the Hyatt building in downtown Vancouver. Wild! For more information, click here.

Shelter Movers Vancouver Fundraiser Pub Night

Friday, August 3rd | 5:00 pm @ the Firefighter’s Public House, 6515 Bonsor Ave., Burnaby, BC

Shelter Movers Vancouver is a volunteer-based organization that provides free moving services to women and children fleeing domestic violence. Tickets to this event are $20 and those who purchase in advance will receive a $10 food credit and entry to win door prizes. For more information, click here.

The Ride to Conquer Cancer: Team East Van Brewing Fundraiser

Friday, August 3rd | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ Two Lions Public House, 2601 Westview Drive #500, North Vancouver, BC

Support Team East Van Brewing Company in the Ride to Conquer Cancer Fundraiser – a 200km bike ride from Vancouver to Hope in support of the BC Cancer Foundation. Tickets are $20 and include a complimentary beverage. For more information, click here.

Stand-up Comedy Fundraiser

Saturday, August 4th | Doors at 7:00 pm, show at 9:00 pm @ Hecklers Bar & Grill, 123 Gorge Rd. E, Victoria, BC

Join the Gorge Waterway Action Society for an evening of fun and laughter in support of their conservation efforts in the Gorge and community environmental education at the Gorge Waterway Nature House. Tickets are $15 and the show is open to those 19+. For more information, click here.

In My Head Art-ion Show

Saturday, August 4th | 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ 2531 Ontario Street, Vancouver, BC

Enjoy an evening of art exhibitions, live performances and an auction all aimed towards Mental Health Awareness and supporting local creative work. Tickets are $15 and all proceeds from art sales go to Coast Mental Health. For more information, click here.

18th Annual McLaren Sparkles

Saturday, August 4th | 7:30 pm @ the TD Bank Building, 700 W. Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC

A night of fun, food, fireworks to raise funds for the McLaren Housing Society of British Columbia, Canada’s first and longest running HIV Housing Provider. Tickets are $130. For more information, click here.

40th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade

Sunday, August 5th | 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Vancouver, it’s your turn! Celebrate the 40th annual Vancouver Pride Parade hosted by the Vancouver Pride Society. It will be an amazing time! For more information, click here.

Pride Parade Patio Brunch

Sunday, August 5th | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm @ Whole Foods Market, 1675 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC

For $75, enjoy a complete breakfast provided by the Whole Foods culinary team, with 100% of proceeds going to QMUNITYBC’s queer resource centre. For more information, click here.

Pride Festival at Sunset Beach

Sunday, August 5th | 11:00 am – 6:00 pm @ Sunset Beach Park, 1204 Beach Ave, Vancouver, BC

Enjoy music, food trucks, beer gardens, family fun zone, interactive art and more! Come after Vancouver’s Pride Parade or stay all day dancing by the water. Yes, please! For more information, click here.

Wildfire Benefit Concert

Thursday, August 9th | 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm @ the Unity Spiritual Centre, 5840 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC

A concert and raising funds for a worthy cause? We’re there! Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door and all proceeds go to aid victims of 2018 BC wildfires. For more information click here.

Orbus Business Networks’ BBQ Fundraiser

Thursday, August 9th | 5:00 pm @ 919 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

Join Orbus Business Networks for their annual BBQ fundraiser. Hot dogs and hamburgers on a rooftop patio? Sounds perfect to us! All proceeds from the evening will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Victoria. For more information, click here.

24th Annual Victoria Dragon Boat Festival

Friday, August 10th to Sunday, August 12th @ the Victoria Inner Harbour, Victoria, BC

Register your team or make a donation for the 24th annual Victoria Dragon Boat Festival in support of the BC Cancer Foundation and the Immunotherapy Research of the Vancouver Island Cancer Centre. For more information, click here.

Ride to Conquer Cancer: Team Finn BBQ/Golf Tourny Fundraiser

Saturday, August 11th | 4:00 pm -10:00 pm @ Northlands Golf Course, 3400 Anne Macdonald Way, North Vancouver, BC

Enjoy food, beer, and bid on silent auction items to help raise money for Team Finn in the Ride to Conquer Cancer, a 200km bike race in support of the BC Cancer Foundation. Tickets are $21.50 and include burger and a beer. Say no more! For more information, click here.

The Hunt for the Perfect Pint 2018

Saturday, August 11th | 7:00 -9:00 pm @ Honeybee Centre, 7480 176 Street, Surrey, BC

A night of sampling beer, live music, comedy, and door prizes – all to raise funds for the new Children’s Health Centre at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Early bird tickets are $25, or $30 at the door. For more information, click here.

Motionball Marathon of Sport Victoria

Saturday, August 11th | 8:30 am @ the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

Form a team, fundraise $1000 and take part in a fun-filled day of athletic competition where participants team up with local Special Olympics BC athletes to compete in support of Special Olympics British Columbia and Special Olympics Canada Foundation. For more information, click here.

21st Annual Ice Breakers Darts Tournament

Sunday, August 12th | Registration 10:00 am – 10:30 am, play 11:00 am @ the Langford Legion, 761 Station Ave, Victoria, BC.

Since 1999, this tournament has raised over $12,700 for Victoria Hospice. The public is invited to attend the tournament at The Langford Legion. It’s sure to be a great morning! For more information, click here.

Pacifica Race for Recovery

Sunday, August 12th | 8:30 am – 2:00 pm @ Trout Lake Park, Garden Dr. and 18th Ave., Vancouver, BC

Support the Pacifica Treatment Centre by running or walking in the 5 KM or 1 KM Fun Run. Registration is $20 and online registration closes on August 9. For more information, click here.

5th Annual NIP TUCK Classic Lawn Bowling Tournament

Thursday, August 16th | @ North Vancouver Lawn Bowling Club, 2160 Lonsdale Ave , North Vancouver

Register a team of 4 for $250 and help raise funds to build the new Medical and Surgical Centre at the Lions Gate Hospital. For more information, click here.

Ride to Conquer Cancer – Black Kettle 500 Fundraiser

Saturday, August 18th | 7:00 pm @ Black Kettle Brewing Company, 720 Copping Street, North Vancouver, BC

Come for a party with great beer, live music, a DJ, games, prizes, and raffles in support of the BC Cancer Foundation and the Ride to Conquer Cancer. For  more information, click here.

Puppy Yoga at Pet-A-Palooza

August 18th and 19th | @ St. Ann’s Academy and Auditorium, 835 Humboldt Street, Victoria BC

Spaces are limited to 40 people per class so sign up now before they sell out. Tickets are $15, with all proceeds donated to the Victoria Humane Society. For more information, click here.

Goat Yoga at Pet-A-Palooza

August 18th and 19th | @ St. Ann’s Academy and Auditorium, 835 Humboldt Street, Victoria BC

You read that right, goats! Spaces are limited to 40 people per class so sign up now before they sell out. Tickets are $15, with all proceeds donated to the Victoria Humane Society. For more information, click here.

Steps for SIDS Walk-A-Thon

Sunday, August 19th | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm @ North Surrey Secondary School Track, Surrey, BC

This Walk-A-Thon helps spread awareness about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and raises funds for the Pathology Research Clinic at BC Children’s Hospital to help find a cure. For more information, click here.

Grnola Girl’s “Good in the Hood Summer Jam”

Wednesday, August 22nd | 5:30 pm @ UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC

This is an invite for Vancouver’s entrepreneurs to come together for an upscale soiree featuring a non-alcoholic cocktail reception, plant-based dinner, readings and healing sessions and mini workshops, featured entrepreneurs, guest speakers, and dancing. Yes – all in one day! Proceeds raised from this event will be donated to Allegra Chamber Orchestra. For more information, click here.

The Big Squeeze

August 24th and 25th | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Victoria BC  

Take part in Victoria’s first ever Big Squeeze Event by selling lemonade by donation for 3 hours, with all proceeds going to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Prizes will be given out for Best Tasting Lemonade and Most Creative Recipe, as well as for the team that fundraises the most. For more information, click here.

Vegan Wine & Cheese Fundraiser for Happy Herd Farm Sanctuary

Saturday, August 25th | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm @ Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 21152 16 Avenuev, Langley, BC.

Enjoy delicious wine and cheese pairings, live music, a silent auction and vegan sweets. Tickets are $75 and all proceeds go toward the care of rescued animals at the Happy Herd Farm Sanctuary. For more information click here.

Vamos A La Escuela Inaugural Fundraising Event

Thursday, August 30th | 4:00 pm – 10:00 PM @The Pipe Shop @ The Shipyards, 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, BC

Enjoy a night of entertainment, dinner, drinks, and dancing in support of Vamos A La Escuela International Scholarship Foundation. Tickets are $30 and proceeds go to providing scholarships, education and funding the refurbishment of abandoned or unsafe local school facilities in poverty stricken rural México. For more information, click here.

Did we miss your event? Send us your Vancouver or Victoria August event!

To learn more about how you can support the non-profit organizations in Vancouver and Victoria, contact the team at HeartPress PR at 250.216.5480 or community@heartpress.ca.