Coho Festival is always held the second Sunday after Labour Day.  Thousands of people attend the festival and enjoy the exhibits in the sustainability zone, the outdoor entertainment by the water in Ambleside Park, participate in children’s activities and enjoy the famous salmon barbecue (Wild Alaskan Salmon, which is in abundant supply, is served).

For 2022 the Coho Festival is in a rebuilding phase. For this year the event will feature the Coho RunCoho Swim, and Kids Zone. The hope is for 2023 to bring back all of the other events.


Hopefully these events will be back in place for 2023:

The Coho Salmon Barbecue has been the cornerstone of the Coho Festival since it’s inception in 1979. Most years wild Coho Salmon that is local and/or sustainably harvested is on the menu. The meal also includes BC corn on the cob and locally grown salad. All plates and utensils are either made from recycled material and/or recyclable.

The Coho Garden offers local craft beers, cider and premium wines. Pick up your salmon dinner, grab a beverage and enjoy the waterfront view all while tapping your toe to the live band on the main stage. As this is a family event, children 9 and under may accompany their parents into the Coho Garden.

The Stewardship Zone has over 20 exhibitors who are all involved in rejuvenating, maintaining and improving our streams, rivers, oceans, parks and forests for now and generations to come. Guests of all ages will learn more about the environment and how to be better stewards of our environment.

The Coho Kids Park is filled with fun activities for children of all ages. The theme is centred around education, art & culture and outdoor activities. Try out the climbing wall!

Coho Festival

When: September 11, 2022
Time: 9am – 6pm
Where: Ambleside Park, West Vancouver