Hey, July…we’re ready for you! We’re sharing some Vancouver and Victoria July events being hosted by BC non profit organizations this July. Check them out and make this month the best yet!

Here are some Vancouver and Victoria July events that you won’t want to miss. There’s something for everyone!

Victoria Pride Week 2018

Sunday, July 1st – Sunday, July 8th | Victoria, BC

The Victoria Pride Society hosts yearly events where everyone is responsible for maintaining space that strives to be safe for all participants. Check out all of the events they’ll be hosting during Victoria Pride Week 2018, including the highly anticipated 25th annual Pride Parade, here.

Vancouver Lawn Summer Nights

Thursday, July 5th – Thursday, July 26th | 6:00 pm @ Granville Park Lawn Bowls Club, Vancouver, BC

This unique lawn bowling fundraiser is held in cities across the country, benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Since 2009, it has helped raise over $2,700,000, generated awareness about cystic fibrosis, introduced thousands of young Canadians to community engagement, and revived one of summertime’s classic leisure sports: lawn bowling. For more information, click here.

Charity Trivia Night for Spinal Cord Injury BC

Thursday, July 5th | 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm @ Moose’s Down Under, Vancouver, BC

Get ready for a wild night of trivia to help raise funds for Spinal Cord Injury BC. Support people with spinal cord injuries (and related physical disabilities) adjust, adapt and thrive after a life changing injury! For more information, click here.

Fresh Roots’ Schoolyard Harvest Dinner

Thursday, July 5th | 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm @ David Thompson Secondary School, Vancouver, BC

Join Fresh Roots for their second annual Schoolyard Harvest Dinner. Enjoy a multi-course meal and open bar created by longtime Vancouver Chef Karima Chellouf. Support experiential learning by sharing delicious conversations and the best of this season’s harvest. For more information, click here.

Victoria Lawn Summer Nights

Thursday, July 5th – Thursday, July 26th | 6:00 pm @ Victoria Lawn Bowling Club, Victoria, BC

You’ve heard the stories and seen the action, now make sure you get on the greens for the social event of the summer! Warm nights, great people and good vibes for a good cause -these are the key ingredients of Lawn Summer Nights. Get out there and bowl to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis Canada! For more information, click here.

The Royal Derby

Saturday, July 7th – Sunday, July 8th @ 397 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC

Put on your best 1920’s Peaky Blinders attire and get ready for a night of horse racing, drinking, live music and dancing. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Together we can make a difference and grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. For more information, click here.

The Ride to Conquer Cancer: Pub Night Fundraiser and Birthday Celebration

Saturday, July 14th | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Maplewood Taphouse, North Vancouver, BC

Enjoy an evening of pub fun to raise funds for Team Strong Spirit in The Ride to Conquer Cancer, an epic 200km bike ride from Vancouver to Hope in support of the BC Cancer Foundation. They’ll be riding for their loved ones as well as yours! For more information, click here.

Theatre SKAM’s 10th Annual SKAMpede

Saturday, July 14th – Sunday, July 15th | 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Galloping Goose Trail and Harbour Road, Victoria, BC

This annual outdoor live performance festival and is for the first time, FREE! This event offers 14 different mini shows, ranging from dance to song, and theatre to spoken word. Each show is site-specific, designed for folks of all ages, and accessible by any legal Galloping Goose transportation. For more information, click here.

Goodboy Collective at lululemon lab – Dog Yoga Fundraiser

Sunday, July 15th | 9:30 am – 10:30 am @ Lululemon – 50 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC

Find yourself dog-obsessed? Into yoga? Join lululemon lab and Goodboy Collective for a Dog Yoga Class with Christie Baumgardner, all proceeds going to THANK DOG I AM OUT Rescue. Friendly dogs (and owners) welcome! For more information, click here.

Granville Island Shoreline Cleanup and Zero Waste Potluck Picnic

Saturday, July 21st | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Granville Island Duck Pond, Vancouver, BC

Love our oceans? Love meeting cool people? Bring your friends and family to help clean the shoreline around Granville Island, and take part in a pot-luck zero-waste picnic. This event is a Great Canadian Shoreline Clean Up collaboration by Sea Smart, Nada and eXXpedition, with the support of many others including Surfrider Foundation who are providing the clean up gear. For more information, click here.

Vegtoria! Victoria’s Veg Fest 2018

Saturday, July 21st | 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Centennial Square, Victoria, BC

The Vancouver Island Vegan Association is excited to announce Vegtoria, Victoria’s Veg Fest 2018! This day will be a celebration of vegan food and community, and will offer exciting food, booths, vendors, non-profits, contests and speakers. Think, big vegan party! For more information, click here.

28th Annual Frank Palmer Golf Tournament

Monday, July 23rd | 10:00 am – 8:30 pm @ Seymour Golf & Country Club, North Vancouver, BC

Tee it up at the premier golfing event in Vancouver this summer! Bring your friends to enjoy a day at the 28th Annual Frank Palmer NABS Invitational. NABS is the only charitable organization in Canada that provides assistance to communications and related industry professionals, who may need help due to illness, injury, unemployment or financial difficulties. For more information, click here.

Belfry Theatre’s “Mom’s The Word: Nest ½ Empty”

Tuesday, July 24th – Sunday, August 12th @ The Belfry Theatre, Victoria, BC

From the world-renowned creators behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter.Their kids are grown, their marriages have “evolved,” and their bodies are backfiring. Life doesn’t get any prettier, but it never strays far from the ludicrous, the ribald and the poignant, as the moms continue to mine their personal history for every embarrassing detail. For more information, click here.

Impact Red: Rooftop Social

Thursday, July 26th | 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm @ 745 Thurlow Street, Vancouver, BC

Join GenNext for a night of stunning views of Vancouver, sharp dressers and friendly faces! 100% of your ticket will support kids in United Way after-school programs. That covers 4,400 mentors for over 40,000 kids in almost 2,000 local after-school programs, snacks, supplies and activities that keep kids healthy, active and engaged. Sounds pretty amazing to us. For more information, click here.

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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.