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Festivals

The Vancouver festival season runs year-round. Families can enjoy festivals celebrating everything from art, culture, music, friends, family, and food!

Stalew’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

Stalew Arts & Cultural Society will be celebrating its 10th anniversary at Fort Langley National Historic Site this year! Everyone is welcome and admission will be free! Experience the heartbeat of our community through mesmerizing powwow drumming, soulful singing, and captivating dancing. Dive into the richness of Indigenous culture with
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Queensborough Children’s Festival

Enjoy a family-friendly festival where the activities are specifically geared toward kids! Enjoy entertainment from Music with Marnie, Merlin the Musician, and more. Don’t miss the circus tent, the bubbles station, and meet beautiful birds from Greyhaven Sanctuary Birds. Queensborough Children’s Festival: When: June 15, 2024 Time: 10am-1pm Location: Queensborough
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Douglas Park Community Day

Come prepared for any weather and lots of FREE family fun at the Douglas Park Community Day. Enjoy live stage performances, class demonstrations, inflatables, games, family-fun activities, community booths, and more! Douglas Park Community Day: When: June 22, 2024 Time: 11am – 3pm Where: Douglas Park Address: 801 West 22nd
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KitsFest

Get ready for 3 full days of sports and arts at the popular KitsFest! This high-octane festival features athletes participating in a wide variety of sports, such as beach volleyball, spike ball, tennis, basketball, chess, and more, as they participate in tournaments. Family programming includes live entertainment, a kid’s zone,
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Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

A two-day festival with live stage performances and cultural exhibits representing five Nordic countries, along with family-friendly activities, a Viking Village, artisan vendors, varied Nordic culinary offerings, and the two biggest events with the raising of the Midsummer pole on Saturday and the Wife Carrying Contest on Sunday. Scandinavian Midsummer
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Khatsahlano Street Party

The Khatsahlano Street Party kicks off summer in Vancouver! Local merchants turn Kitsilano’s legendary West 4th Avenue into a gigantic, 10-block street fair with a wide variety of food options, bustling patios, giveaways and special activities. Stroll down West 4th Avenue from Burrard to MacDonald and listen to more than
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Harmony Arts Festival

Celebrate summer with the Harmony Arts Festival which features ten days of events and activities showcasing arts and culture during a celebration of summer on the North Shore. An extensive array of programming includes more than 50 free live musical performances, art markets, al fresco culinary experiences, art demonstrations and
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Hillcrest Summer Festival

The Hillcrest Summer Festival is a community event that will include community booths that highlight various vendors, businesses, and organizations within the community, a stage area that will feature performances, demonstrations and interactive activities, inflatables, and food. The farmers market will be taking place the same day across the street
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The Best Summer Festivals in Metro Vancouver

Summertime is the perfect season for community gatherings and outdoor festivals, and fortunately, there are plenty in Metro Vancouver between June and August! Whether they are single-day or spread out over a week or weekend, all of the festivals below have something in common: good food, great entertainment, and fun
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Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Known for its laid-back, counterculture vibe, the three-day festival showcases some of the biggest names in folk, roots and world music. The Folk Fest brings a world of music to one of the world’s most beautiful festival settings – right in our own backyard. Enjoy two days and three nights, and
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