Griffins Boxing Summer Events Guide

Griffins Boxing Summer Events Guide

Posted on June 28, 2024 by griffins in Blog

Community members gather at a Summer Festival on the waterfront, amongst music, food, vendors, and a marketplace.

Come Summer time, there is an abundance of festivals, events, concerts and activities across North Vancouver, West Vancouver, and beyond. At Griffins Boxing, community is one of our pillars, and this is the place to learn more about all of the amazing things happening both across the North Shore, and within the local and greater boxing communities.

Tuesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 11: Boxfit® Babes [Griffins Boxing]

Boxfit® Babes is a cardio boxing class for new mamas, designed as a gentle but well-rounded fitness regime. The unique thing about this boxing class? The babies come to class with you!

The class is accessible, formatted for all fitness levels, and attendees are welcome to join as a drop-in or as a member.

Learn more about Boxfit® Babes!

Thursday, July 11: Deckchair Cinema [Polygon Gallery]

Deckchair Cinema treats audiences to a summer of al fresco film screenings. Hosted for 10 Thursdays beginning June 27, the screenings commence at sunset, and will be complemented by music and entertainment leading up to curtain time. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early and make themselves comfortable by bringing their own blankets or low chairs. A concession stand will feature drinks from local breweries, which can be enjoyed on Cates Deck, a public zone for alcohol consumption. Admission to Deckchair Cinema is by donation, courtesy of BMO Financial Group, and includes access to the Gallery’s summer exhibitions.

Learn more about Deckchair Cinema!

Friday, July 12: Shipyards Night Market [Shipyards District]

The Shipyards Night Market, presented by the Greater Vancouver Food Trucks Festival, is nestled in the heart of North Vancouver, is an iconic staple event of the Summer. Locals and visitors alike experience culinary adventures, artisans, live music, DJs, and the infamous beer garden.

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.

Learn more about the Shipyards Night Market!

Friday, July 12: Made in the 604 Weekly Market [Pipe Shop Venue]

Shop local, from more than 60 Vancouver-based small businesses at the Made in the 604. The markets aim to cultivate community, by bringing together all types of creatives to enjoy the best of the 604.

Learn more about Made in the 604!

Attendees fill the room at a North Vancouver market, featuring local artisans and products.

Sunday, July 14: Ambleside Farmers’ Market [West Vancouver]

The Ambleside Farmers’ Market is held at the centrally-located Ambleside Park in West Vancouver – just steps from the Ambleside Village shopping area and Ambleside Beach. Upwards of 50 local vendors set up their stalls every Sunday morning in-season, providing locals and visitors access to some of the regions finest organic produce, artisan breads, and wild foraged treats.

Learn more about the Ambleside Farmers’ Market!

Saturday, July 13: Champ 5: Canada vs. Germany [Victoria]

Champ Promotions is partnering with Boxing Canada and 94 Forward to present an international event where Canada’s U-19 National Boxing Team will face off against the German U-19 National Team. A total of eleven bouts are scheduled including both male and female bouts in various weight classes.

Learn more about Champ 5!

Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14: The Alley Pop-up Craft Market [Lonsdale Quay]

The Alley Pop-up Craft Market is a curated space where local retailers, crafters, or small business owners showcase their diverse, high-quality handmade and local products.

Learn more about the Alley Pop-Up Craft Market!

Saturday, July 13: Coffee 101 for The Overcaffeinated and Undereducated [Funk Coffee Bar, presented by The Bad Academy

In partnership with our pals at House of Funk Roasting Co, The Bad Academy presents a workshop that will guide you through a coffee tasting, flavour notes, and food pairings. Learn about the technique of cupping, the history of different countries and coffee processes, the importance of transparency in the coffee industry [and more!]

‍Learn more about Coffee 101!

A still shot of coffee beans being roasted.

Friday, July 19: Boxfit® Brews [Griffins Boxing]

Boxing and beers: it’s the dream team of the Summer, and you’re invited! Visit Griffins Boxing for a pop-up class edition of Boxfit® Brews. Power through class, and then raise a glass to all of your hard work with your classmates and community members. Options will be available for imbibing guests, and for non-imbibing guests, Nonny Beer will be the Community Partner for the event.

Learn more about Boxfit® Brews!

Saturday, July 27: Ultra White Collar Boxing Vancouver [Pinnacle Harbourfront]

Ultra White Collar Boxing presents their Vancouver Fight Night 2025, featuring match-ups from beginner boxers, who have committed to training for their first fight and raising money for charity. Ultra White Collar Boxing has hosted over 3000 amazing, glamorous events across the world!

Learn more about UWCB!

Stay tuned…

For weekly event updates, and new listings throughout the Summer. Would you like to include your event on the Griffins Boxing events list? Email the details to

Amidst the brilliant selection of Summer events on the North Shore, classes at Griffins are available everyday through the Summer months. Learn more about our classes, and make sure that your boxing classes are a key component of the Summer schedule planning process!

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