From fruit beer festivals to community clean ups, there's so much to do in Burnaby (Shawn.ccf / Shutterstock)

What’s going on in Burnaby: Aug. 7–14

Need something to get up to this week?

By Marco Ovies | August 5, 2022 |5:00 am

Struggling to find something to do in Burnaby next week? Well, look no further! Here are some Burnaby events for you to check out.

Got some Burnaby happenings to recommend for our next list? Send us an email here.

Fruit Beer Festival


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On Saturday, Aug. 13, Fruit Beer Fest comes to Swangard Stadium with tons of different craft brewers and others pouring beers, ciders, and wines made with regionally-grown fruits. There are over 30 breweries already confirmed to attend Fruit Beer Fest, including local faves like 33 Acres Brewing, Container Brewing, Field House Brewing, Another Beer Co., House of Funk Brewing, Superflux, and Studio Brewing, including Vermont’s Hill Farmstead Brewery, Seattle’s MIRAGE and Fair Isle Brewing, and New York’s Equilibrium Brewery. There will also be food and live music at the event! Tickets starts at $69.99 and can be purchased online.

Address: Swangard Stadium, 3883 Imperial St.


Summer Cinema

Summer Cinemas returns for the entire month of August! You can enjoy a free family-friendly outdoor movie in Burnaby every Friday starting at 8:30pm at Civic Square. The movie schedule is as follows:

  • Aug. 12 – Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • Aug. 19 – Paddington 2
  • Aug. 26 – Shaun the Sheep Movie
  • Sept. 2 – Ron’s Gone Wrong

The Lego Movie is also playing on Aug. 20 at Edmonds Park.

Address: Civic Square, 6100 Willingdon Ave.; and Edmonds Park, 7433 Humphries Ave.


Burnaby Neighbourhood House Summer Street Party

Burnaby Neighbourhood House is holding a free community event on Thursday, Aug. 11. A portion of Beresford St. (just outside of the Burnaby Neighbourhood House South House office) will be closed and everyone is welcome. There will be a community barbecue, games, hand painting, crafts, interactive booths hosted by community partners and local businesses, music, entertainment, and displays. For more information, you can visit the Burnaby Neighbourhood House website.

Address: 4460 Beresford St.


Community Cleanup Extravaganza


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A Community Cleanup Extravaganza is happening on Aug. 13 in the Royal Oak area. There will be food, beverages, and prizes at the end of the event. Come out to help your community and keep Burnaby clean! You can register and find more information about this event by emailing


Burnaby Blood Donation Event

Sign up for an appointment to donate blood this Sunday, Aug. 7 at Aubrey Elementary from 9:30am to 4:15pm. Currently, all blood donations are by appointment only, and you can sign up on the Canadian Blood Services website. Not only will you be doing something great for the community but you will be able to enjoy cookies and juice afterwards.

Address: Aubrey Elementary Gymnasium, 1075 Stratford Ave.

Marco Ovies

Marco Ovies is Burnaby Beacon's Lifestyle Reporter Creator focusing on all things food, events, and fun things happening in the city.

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