Weekend event at University Boulevard

5 Perfect Sunny Day Hang Out Spots at UBC Point Grey

May 9, 2024

Nestled in the vibrant, natural landscape of Vancouver, UBC Point Grey offers more than just academic pursuits. It’s a dynamic hub where social interactions, cultural experiences, and community gatherings converge. From live music in Wesbrook Village to peaceful parks and stunning beaches, there’s something for everyone seeking to connect, unwind, or simply soak in the beauty of the surroundings.


Peaceful Parks in Wesbrook Place

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life by relaxing in one of the parks of Wesbrook Place. Mundell Park, Smith Park, Khorana Park, and Nobel Park offer a sanctuary for picnics, leisurely strolls, or just chilling out. Many of them are equipped with seating and playground equipment to bring your little ones for play dates while the parents have a chit-chat. The collection of green spaces provides a peaceful retreat where one can unwind and play amidst nature’s beauty, right in your backyard.

Mundell Park at UBC

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Live Music in Wesbrook Village

Summer Sounds at UBC is hosted three times a week in Norman Mackenzie Square in Wesbrook Village with musicians creating a lively ambiance for all to enjoy. Imagine strolling through the square surrounded by the inviting patios at Sports Illustrated Clubhouse, Blenz, ToGo Sushi, or Nicli Pizzeria while live music fills the air. Whether you’re indulging in some tasty bites or sipping on a refreshing beverage, the music provides the perfect backdrop for memorable moments with friends and family.


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Idyllic Beaches

For those seeking coastal tranquility and breathtaking vistas, UBC Point Grey’s beaches are unparalleled. Wreck Beach stands out as one of Vancouver’s premier sunset spots, offering awe-inspiring views of the horizon as the sun dips below the waves. For a quieter retreat, Tower Beach provides the perfect setting for introspection or romantic escapades.

Two people at Wreck Beach at UBC

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Bustling University Boulevard

As you venture along University Boulevard, a myriad of experiences awaits. Be prepared to be serenaded by live music and entertained by various activations, promising an engaging atmosphere for all — dates coming soon. With an array of eateries (with patios) offering culinary delights from around the world inviting you to chill with your friends and bask in the sun, University Boulevard is a vibrant thoroughfare teeming with life and possibilities.

Weekend event at University Boulevard

Chill Vibes at UBC Farm Markets

Starting June 1st, the UBC Farm Markets offer a delightful fusion of fresh produce, artisanal goods, and local music, creating a sensory feast for visitors. Picture yourself perusing stalls brimming with vibrant fruits and vegetables, handcrafted treasures, and savoury treats, all while being serenaded by talented musicians. Take a seat at a picnic bench, savouring the laid-back Saturday vibe as you enjoy the vibrant tapestry of sights, sounds, and flavours.

UBC Farm market vegetables


UBC Point Grey’s social spaces are the essence of community, culture, and connection. Whether you’re savouring live music in Wesbrook Village, relaxing in peaceful parks, basking in the bustling ambiance of University Boulevard, soaking up the sun on pristine beaches, or indulging in the vibrant atmosphere of UBC Farm Markets, each experience offers a unique opportunity to embrace the richness of UBC Point Grey and create lasting memories with your friends and family. So come, immerse yourself in the experiences that await, and discover the magic of UBC Point Grey’s social spaces ✨