There's plenty to get up to in Burnaby this week! (James Chen/ Shutterstock)

What’s going on in Burnaby: June 20–26

From the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival to National Indigenous Peoples Day, there is plenty to do this week in Burnaby.

By Marco Ovies | June 17, 2022 |5:00 am

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

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National Indigenous Peoples Day


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The City of Burnaby will “honour and recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day by highlighting the work of Indigenous artists, performers and storytellers” on June 21 for National Indigenous Day from 11 am to 5 pm at the Edmonds Community Centre. There will be  a Salish Thunderbirds Dance alongside performances from Valeen Jules, Tsleil-Waututh Warriors, Coastal Wolf Pack, and more! This event is free and open to all ages.

Address: Edmonds Community Centre, 7433 Edmonds Street

Community Cleanup


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Another Community Cleanup will be held on June 25 from 9 am to 12 pm at the Cameron Recreation Complex. Everyone is welcome, and equipment like gloves and litter pickers will be provided by the city. Participants will meet in the parking lot of the cleanup location, get a brief orientation, and then start the cleanup.

Address: Cameron Recreation Complex, 9523 Cameron Street

​25th Annual Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

The 25th annual Scandinavian Midsummer Festival will be taking place on June 25 and 26 at the Scandinavian Community Centre. There will be a life-sized Viking Village, Scandinavian food like Swedish meatballs and Danish smørrebrød, a beer garden, and plenty of fun activities like the hobby horse race or wife-carrying contest. Tickets to the festival cost $15 for Saturday and $10 for Sunday.

Address: Scandinavian Community Centre, 6540 Thomas St

Marco Ovies

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

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