June is a busy time in bustling Vancouver: festival season is starting, lots of shows are coming through town and the city is alive with the blooms of spring. This is just some of the fun that June has in store:Vancouver Symphony OrchestraThroughout June at the Orpheum TheatreThis month, the VSO hosts a range of special concerts and guests like a centennial celebration featuring Ben Heppner (June11), the music of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (June 13-15), Thorgy Thor (June 25), Bernadette Peters (June 27) and Queen Latifah (June 29).Billie EilishJune 1 at PNE AmphitheatreHot off the release of her new album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go, 17-year-old singer Billie Eilish will bring her dark pop sounds to the PNE Amphitheatre.Magnetic North FestivalJune 1-9 at The CultchBilled as Canada’s only national theatre festival, Magnetic North is a celebration of new and exciting works from a diverse array of companies from all over the country.Bard on the BeachSeason runs June 5-September 21 at Vanier ParkThis year, Vancouver’s summer Shakespeare festival features four exciting shows: Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare in Love, All’s Well That Ends Well and Coriolanus. Each performance is preceded by an In a Nutshell talk.Vancouver Craft Beer WeekJune 8-9 at the PNE FairgroundsIf you like beer, this is the festival for you — come check out more than 300 beers and ciders, great food trucks and performances by musical acts like Woodhead and The Tanglers.5X FestivalJune 12-16 at multiple venuesThis multi-day, multi-disciple festival celebrates the creativity of millennials in Vancouver’s South Asian community. Events include DJ sets, art parties, movies, concerts, a block party and more.Trevor NoahJune 14 at the Queen Elizabeth TheatreThe affable host of the Daily Show will be stopping in town for a stand-up set, as part of his Loud and Clear Tour.Breakout FestivalJune 15-16 at the PNE AmphitheatreThis two-day festival on the PNE grounds features performances from A$AP Rocky, Rae Sremmurd, Rich the Kid and other hip hop acts.Queer Arts FestivalJune 17-28 at The Roadhouse and Sum GalleryCelebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall with this festival full of art exhibits, storytelling, opera, plays, concerts and other events.NHL DraftJune 21-22 at Rogers ArenaThe Vancouver Canucks will host this year’s big draft extravaganza and the public are invited to buy tickets to watch the drama unfold.A view of False Creek, which will be taken over by dragon boats this June Concord Pacific Dragon Boat FestivalJune 21-23 at Concord Pacific Place, Creekside Park, and the waters of False CreekCome for the world-class dragon boat racing, but stay for musical performances by Jill Barber, K-OS and other musical acts and fun on-site activities. Best of all, admission is free!Pointe Grey FiestaJune 21-23 at Trimble ParkThe 33rd Avenue Pointe Grey Fiesta is all about good ol’ family fun: carnival rides, a parade and lots of entertainment.Oprah Winfrey: Your Path Made ClearJune 24 at Rogers ArenaLet the great Oprah Winfrey help you discover your life’s direction and purpose (yes, that’s the actual tag line of this show) as she shares secrets from her latest book, The Path Made Clear.Cyclists ride across the viaduct from Rogers Arena, which has a full schedule of events this June. [Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic]Corey HartJune 25 at Rogers ArenaFormer ‘80s pop heartthrob Corey Hart will bring out all this hits at the Vancouver stop of his Never Surrender Tour. For extra nostalgia points, Glass Tiger will perform as the opening act.Jeff Lynne’s ELOJune 26 at the Rogers ArenaLive out your ‘70s synth-rock fantasies by hearing Jeff Lynne himself perform songs like “Don’t Bring Me Down,” “Telephone Line,” and “Mr. Blue Sky.” Dhani Harrison, son of the late George Harrison will be Lynne’s special guest.Golden Spike DaysJune 28-July 1 at Rocky Point Park in Port MoodyOne of the longest-running family events in BC, this festival started as a celebration of the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway. This year’s fest features plenty of activities plus performances by classic rock bands Big Sugar, Prism and Harlequin.