Concord Pacific Dragon Festival
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Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival

10 Ways to Celebrate Summer at the 2019 Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival New this year: Enhanced & diverse entertainment lineup featuring BC’s best musicians and a Chinese Cultural Pavilion The annual Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival, Vancouver’s largest and longest running outdoor …

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Birthday Freebies and Free Birthday Meals in Vancouver

Birthday Freebies and Free Birthday Meals Everyone that knows me, knows I’m in love with free, so every year when it’s my birthday and I get all these emails offering Birthday Freebies (some of them are free birthday meals) – it just makes me feel so warm and fuzzy and special!  …

Vancouver International Jazz Festival
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TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival Free Concerts June 21-July 1, 2019

.. … 34th Annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival Announces Free Outdoor Presentations Downtown Jazz Weekend on June 22/23 at The VAG & Robson Square David Lam Park Jazz Weekend on June 29/30 Canada Day Celebrations on Granville Island Coastal Jazz & Blues Society is pleased …

Vancouver Opera Festival
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My Review of Faust – Vancouver Opera Festival Program

VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL PROGRAM:  COMMUNITY & SPECIAL EVENTS AND A WORLD PREMIERE   My Review of Faust Boy meets girl and falls head over heels.  Boy woos girl and girl falls head over heels. Boy loses girl. Boy and girl reunite and live happily ever after. That is the plot of a typical …

Vancouver Opera
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Vancouver Opera Festival Party – Opera Mariposa Performs, April 28, 2019

,. … Vancouver Opera Opera Festival Party – Opera Mariposa Performance Opera Mariposa is performing at the Vancouver Opera Festival’s Party on the Plaza! In Fantastic Songs and Where to Find Them, a diverse group of young and emerging artists will explore fables, folklore and myths by …

Illuminate Yaletown
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Illuminate Yaletown returns March 8, 2019

  ILLUMINATE YALETOWN MARKS 10 YEAR REUNION WITH NEW CUTTING EDGE LIGHT INSTALLATIONS Vancouver’s free outdoor exhibition showcases the very best of light art technology Yaletown is set to be decorated with a series of breathtaking light installations for the 10 year reunion of …

JFL Northwest Block Party
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JFL Northwest Block Party and Pop Up Party Feb 14-19, 21019

AIN’T NO PARTY LIKE A JFL NORTHWEST BLOCK PARTY Introducing an all new Pop Up Party at Ackery’s Alley + Special musical performances including a rare DJ performance by Pitch Perfect 2 star, Flula Borg + Additional musical sets added for select shows at The Vogue, Rio and The Fox at the JFL …

Qi Gong Dance Party
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Qi Gong Dance Party on September 16, 2018

    Qi Gong Dance Party – Qi Day on Sept 16, 2018, 2-6pm Come join us for a post Labour Day, late summer afternoon of Qigong, movement and creative expression. This Qi Gong Dance Party event will be Free and open to the public at the Jim Deva Plaza in Vancouver’s beautiful West End. Get …

Bob Mathieson Exhibit
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Bobby Mathieson Exhibit Bobby Mathieson Exhibit

  Betamax Gallery hosts new art exhibit: Bobby Mathieson Betamax Gallery, a mixed-use space on East Hastings owned by Rachel Zottenberg and David Duprey, is gearing up to host a new art exhibit. Natural Plot Line, featuring paintings from artist Bobby Mathieson, will run September 12 to …

Pelican Project
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Pelican Project Scotiabank Dance Centre

The Pelican Project at Scotiabank Dance Centre August 18-26, 2018 THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED The Pelican Project is a unique creative project that explores the relationships between art and nature through sound, movement and visuals. Conceived and designed by NDH/Rouge-gorge Co- Artistic Directors …

Vines Art Festival
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Vines Art Festival Launches 4th Annual Eco-arts Festival

VINES ART FESTIVAL LAUNCHES 4th ANNUAL ECO-ARTS FESTIVAL! Vines Art Festival’s 4th annual multidisciplinary, eco-arts, all-ages festival August 8th-19th in Vancouver Parks: Granville Island, Kitsilano (Hadden Park), CRAB Park, Trillium Park, & the all-day event at Trout Lake Park on August …

Indian Summer Festival
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Indian Summer Festival – 10 days of free events

Free Events at the Indian Summer Festival For the past 7 years, Indian Summer Festival has built a reputation in the city for its innovative artistic collaborations, genre-straddling work and its diverse audiences – and this year from July 5-15 they’re taking on their biggest theme yet …

Free Opera Piazza
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Free Opera in the Piazza

Free Opera in the Piazza on June 13, 2018 Tribute to Arena di Verona Festival In the centre of Verona, opera performances are given at the ancient Roman amphitheatre, the Verona Arena, which is capable of holding 30,000 spectators. Spectators sit on the stone seats and bring small candles (the …

The Release Party
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Some Assembly Theatre Company Presents The Release Party

Photo Credit:  Emily Cooper     Some Assembly Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of The Release Party     Some Assembly Theatre Company is proud to produce and present the world premiere of The Release Party, a new and original play written and performed by youth, from …

Scotiabank Dance Centre
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Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House

Project Soul/photo Keystone Foto Ltd   The 16th Annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House Saturday September 16, 2017  Free events 11am-5pm http://www.thedancecentre.ca Our annual Scotiabank Dance Open House offers a chance to experience a host of different dance styles in a day of free …

Wesbrook Village
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Wesbrook Village Outdoor Movie

Wesbrook Village Outdoor Movie   Where:  Wesbrook Village When: August 23rd, 2017 Time: 8:45 pm Where: Wesbrook Village (3378 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC) Make the most of the warm summer evenings with Wesbrook Village’s Outdoor Movie! On Wednesday August 23rd, join us for an outdoor …

car2go
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car2go Perks at the Italian Festival

car2go Perks at the Italian Festival for car2go Members In celebration of the Italian Day Festival this Sunday, June 11 2017, car2go will be offering its members: VIP car2go parking at the Drop Zone conveniently located at 1645 E. 1st Ave. (underground parking below Il Mercato)  A car2go members …

Barn Burner BBQ
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Barn Burner BBQ Kicks-Off the 2017 BBQ Season

The smiling winner from 2016, Rusty’s BBQ of Port Moody, B.C. Mark your calendar for the third annual Barn Burner BBQ (BBBBQ). Hosted by owner and BBQ champion Angie Quaale of Well Seasoned, this year’s BBBBQ is co-presented by Johnston’s Pork and Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry. …

BBQ Off the Bypass
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BBQ off the Bypass Brings the Heat to Langley

BBQ off the Bypass Brings the Heat to Langley Annual BBQ competition returns with Great BC Bake-Off in September The 11th annual BBQ Off the Bypass (BOTB), presented by C&D Logistics, in partnership with Johnston’s and Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store, returns to Langley (117-20353 64th …

Richmond World Festival
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Stimulate the senses at Richmond World Festival on Sept 3

Annual Richmond World Festival September 3, 2016 Peak behind the bamboo curtain, fuel your imagination and meet the next Spielberg at the 2nd annual Richmond World Festival on Saturday, September 3 in Minoru Park. A day-long celebration of music, food and culture, Richmond World Festival runs from …

Richmond Maritime Festival
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Free family fun this weekend at Richmond Maritime Festival

Photo Credit:  Richmond Maritime Festival Free family fun this weekend at Richmond Maritime Festival A salty stew of music, artists and wooden boats will be served up at the 13th annual Richmond Maritime Festival this weekend. Presented by Port of Vancouver, the annual festival attracts more than …

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Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House and Project Soul

,, The Dance Centre presents the 14th annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House Saturday September 19, 2015, 11am-5pm Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street (at Granville), Vancouver Free admission Information: 604 606 6400 www.thedancecentre.ca   From contemporary and swing to classical …

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Seaside concert adds to fun at Richmond Maritime Festival

Seaside concert adds to fun at Richmond Maritime Festival   Dive into Richmond’s unique heritage with the 12th annual Richmond Maritime Festival at Britannia Shipyards, National Heritage Site. Catch the festival, a few tunes and maybe even a few fish, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, August 8 …

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Powell Street Festival

Katari Taiko at the 2014 Powell Street Festival, photo credit: [stu-di-o] by Jeanie The 39th Annual Powell Street Festival will take place Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 in Oppenheimer Park (400 block of Powell Street) and other venues in Vancouver, BC. Some of the highlights of …