The weekend is almost upon us! Time to unwind, relax and spend quality time with friends and family doing the things you love to do. Sometimes all this freedom can be daunting! So, keeping reading for our suggestions on things to do this weekend in the Tri-Cities area! For even more fun ideas beyond this blog, check out our events calendar.
What Could Be Better Than Music?!
A fun-filled weekend usually involves music in some way, shape or form! Here are some great music-themed activities that will entertain you and please your ears this weekend in the Tri-Cities area.
Dinner Concert at Gallery Bistro – Fraser Union & SoulTrax
Picture this: a night spent with great company, listening to awesome live music, and eating a delicious meal. Now there’s a combo you can’t beat! Gallery Bistro, located on Clarke Street in Port Moody, often puts on these dinner concerts, where locals can enjoy a nice meal and great talent. This weekend there are two! Friday night features folk band “Fraser Union,” and Saturday is blue’s trio “SoulTrax.” Each offer a different genre and vibe, but you can’t go wrong with either! To lock in this tune-filled night out, you can purchase your tickets here for Soul Trax, and here for Fraser Union.
Youth Open Mic Night at Leigh Square
If you’re in the market for musical entertainment that’s free, check out the Youth Open Mic Night at Leigh Square on Friday! Showcasing local youth’s amazing musical talent, this is a fun event that gives the chance to meet people in your community and do something out of the box! Are you a youth or do you know one interested in performing? Great! Just make sure to register at least 15 minutes before the event, located at the Michael Wright Art Gallery in Leigh Square.
Check Out a Happy-Hour or Two in the Area!
A glass of wine, fun cocktail, or refreshing beer is an awesome way to celebrate the weekend! There’s nothing better than scoring an awesome deal on these tasty bevs, so keep reading for pubs and restaurants in the area that offer a great Friday or Saturday deal!
Saint James Well
For an unbeatable Happy Hour, head to Saint James Well on New Port Drive. $4 sleeves of Deep Cove Lager, $4 High Balls, as well $1 off any 20oz pint of beer? Sounds like a deal you can’t go wrong with! So grab a friend and head on down! But don’t be surprised if you’re hit with the urge to stay well past happy hour!
Orrange Kitchen & Bar
For another great happy-hour deal, pay Orrange Kitchen & Bar in Port Coquitlam a visit. They offer a different happy hour deal for each day of the week, but in our opinion, you can’t beat Saturday’s! A 2oz blueberry sour for only $7.50, or a Yellow Dog Brewing Co. “Sit & Stay ISBA” for only $5.50, what could be better?! Check out their website for other happy hour deals and their delicious food menu.
Romer’s Burger Bar
Whether you stop by on their bellini martini Friday, sangria Saturday, or caesar Sunday, you can’t go wrong with Romer’s $5 happy hour special! Mouthwatering burgers and delicious and cheap drinks? What an awesome way to kick off the weekend! Head down to their location in Suter Brook Village for this awesome deal! Tip: Click here to enter for a chance to win one of two $50 gift cards to Romer’s on our website!
Recipe For A Perfect Sunday
For some, Sunday is the best day of the week. Often times it’s spent relaxing, preparing for the week ahead, or sleeping in with loved ones. But for others, it can bring on the “Sunday Scaries,”and make you feel nothing but dread for the Monday that’s just around the corner. Which ever category you find yourself in, keep reading for some awesome activities that make for a totally pleasant day!
Port Moody Farmers Market
Are you in the market for some fresh fruits and veggies for a week’s worth of delicious meals? Or do you simply love tasting the samples offered by the vendors? Either way, a Farmer’s Market is a perfect way to spend a Sunday morning. Meandering around stalls, making fun new purchases to try during the week, and chatting with fellow Tri-Cities residents. It’s one of those events that makes you love where you live! Stop by from 10am-2pm, every Sunday now through April.
Bend & Brew with Katie
Have you ever been faced with the tough decision of “do I want to exercise or do I want to drink beer” On a Sunday? You’re not alone! But with this fun activity, you can do both! For just $15 at Northpaw Brew Co. in Port Coquitlam, join in at “Bend & Brew with Katie!” Every Sunday from 10am-11pm, you can practice beginner’s yoga poses with Katie, and then for your efforts, you’re rewarded with a beer of your choice! It’s a great opportunity to take part in a bit of exercise, while meeting like-minded social people in your area! Click here to buy your ticket!
Lights at Lafarge
If you didn’t get a chance to visit Lights at Lafarge this holiday season, no problem! This Sunday is the last night it will be decked out in the beautiful lights until next Christmas, so bundle up and head down to the lake at dusk for one last lovely lit up walk. Additionally, hot cocoa and other treats are served at their concession stand, so bring an appetite and the whole family for a wonderful family fun day!
Tri-Cities is never short of fun ways to spend your Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Hopefully this blog gave you some ideas in ways to make the most of your weekend with family and friends. Have a safe and happy weekend friends!