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Summer 2017 events calendar

Italian Day on The Drive

Summer officially gets under way in just a couple of weeks: here are the hottest events coming up this season.


Italian Day on The Drive — June 11

Experience Italian heritage and community at this annual celebration that takes over 14 blocks of Commercial Drive with everything from live entertainment to vendors selling authentic food. Approximately 350,000 visitors participated in 2016 making it the largest one-day street festival in the city.

The theme is Amore, or love, which organizers say is the central message of Italian Day.

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Learn how to fix & flip webinar — June 25

While real estate remains hot, it’s never too late to get a foot in the door when it comes to investing. Learn the ins and outs about fixing up a house to sell, finding a property with equity, and more during this free one hour webinar hosted by REI Investment Society.

Click here to register online. You will receive a link to login to the presentation on your computer 24 hours before the start time.

Deja vu Vintage Market Wellbrook Winery

Déjà vu Vintage Market — July 8

For lovers of all things vintage, look no further than attending the 2017 Déjà vu Vintage Market taking place at Wellbrook Winery in Delta. Browse authentic, upcycled and retro-inspired home and garden décor, antiques, collectibles, jewellery and handmade gifts.

If that’s not enough, there will also be delicious wine tasting, a selfie station and live music. Buy your tickets before July 7 to save $1 off the $5 admission.

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Abbotsford International Airshow — August 11 to 13

The Abbotsford International Airshow (AIA) is celebrating its incredible 55th anniversary and expects this to be the biggest year yet. The three-day event features aerial acrobatics, activities for kids, displays and fireworks.

In 2013, American publication USA Today ranked AIA as one of the top ten airshows in the world.

2017 slow food cycle sunday

Slow Food Cycle Sunday — Aug. 20

The Pemberton Music Festival may be cancelled, but the 13th Slow Food Cycle Sunday is full steam ahead this summer. Guests get to pedal through Pemberton Meadows farmland at their own pace, meeting local farmers, sampling freshly grown produce and browsing crafts and other wares along the way.

More details at

By Benjamin Yong

June 07, 2017

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