May Foodie Events in Metro Vancouver - West Coast Food

Jumping into May brings us sunny weather and several food events for all to attend! If you are interested in trying new alcoholic beverages, engaging in African culture, and hanging out with friends or family at the Shipyards Night Market—this month is full of fun for all foodies. 

Mother’s Day Market at Festina Lente Estate Winery and Meadery, May 5th

Pamper Mom at the picturesque Festina Lente Estate Winery and Meadery for a day filled with laughter, love and loads of fantastic finds. This Mother’s Day Market is a memorable celebration for all!


 Festina Lente Estate Winery and Meadery

Coquitlam Farmers Market, Every Sunday from May-October

Poirier Street Farmers Market is the longest running suburban farmers market in the Lower Mainland.  The Poirier Street Market hosts a diversity of vendors and products from May through October. Each week a wide variety of vendors gather to showcase their products – made, baked, grown, or raised in BC.


Dogwood Pavilion Parking Lot

Shipyards Night Market, Every Friday Night from May 10-Sept 13

Every Friday night, locals and visitors gather at the Shipyards District to indulge in a culinary extravaganza, explore unique artisan vendors, enjoy live music and DJ sets while unwinding in the lively beer garden.

This one-of-a-kind experience is brought to you by the Greater Vancouver Food Trucks Festival and a community of passionate individuals dedicated to creating unforgettable memories.

Vancouver’s North Shore

Shipyards District

Brewhalla Fort Langley, May 18th

Join thousands of other craft beverage & music fans for a day of discovery. Cruise the festival sampling the best craft beer, wine, cider, spirits, and zero proof beverages while enjoying live music, games, delicious food, and entertainment.

Get your tickets now, this event WILL sell out.


Fort Langley Park

BCIT Food Truck Fest, May 11-12

20+ food trucks, Flowers will be available for purchase, live music and entertainment, and experience the local artisan market. 


BCIT Burnaby

Experience the Philippines: Food, Culture, and Fun, May 24th 

Experience Filipino food, drinks and desserts. 50/50 raffle will also be at the event, but bring cash to join in the raffle. RSVP required by April 30th.


Bonsor Recreation Complex

Africa Day Celebration, May 25

Located at the Civic Hotel, Autograph Collection for a night filled with delicious African cuisine, vibrant music, and cultural performances. This family event is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the rich diversity and heritage of Africa.

Indulge in a delectable feast showcasing traditional dishes from various regions of Africa while enjoying live entertainment that will transport you to the heart of the continent. Whether you have African roots or simply appreciate the beauty of its culture, this event promises to be a memorable evening of celebration and unity.


Civic Hotel



There are many ways to get to these by transit. Visit TransLink’s Trip Planner to find your way.

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