Take part in the Burnaby Festival of Learning from May 6th-12th. Celebrate learning through unconventional performances, lectures, discussions and tours.
Hosted by Cory Weeds, the Jazz Jam features a stellar lineup of local jazz musicians in an improvised evening of music. This event has free admission. Feel free to bring your instrument to jam, the event it open to musicians of all ages and abilities.
Stroll through the streets of Burnaby Village to see wreaths, cedar swags and vintage-themed displays.Special entertainment is scheduled throughout the season including theatre performances, community choirs, street characters and musicians. Many family-favourite activities are back including a craft for children, baking in the Farmhouse and, of course, visits with Father Christmas.
This year’s Deer Lake Craft Festival will feature more than 60 artisans with high-quality handcrafted creations. The festival is on Friday, Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Ave.
Come celebrate Canada’s 150th and Burnaby’s 125th birthdays – and see one of Canada’s most recognized icons, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Musical Ride performing at Swangard Stadium on August 18. The evening will be packed with a variety of entertainment that includes performers, activities and displays—perfect for the whole family.
On Saturday, August 12th the Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival returns to picturesque Deer Lake Park with another lineup of world-class musicians, including headliner Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Fans of the family-friendly event will once again enjoy a full day of continuous music from 2 different stages, plus local food vendors and activities for supporters of all ages.
Thousands of people visit the Scandinavian Community Centre every year to celebrate the traditions and festivities of Scandinavian Midsummer. In 2017, it will be the 22nd time a Midsummer Festival is organised, with fun-filled activities, living history and non-stop entertainment for the whole family.
Celebrate Victoria Day with a British Style on May 22nd at the Burnaby Village Museum. The Burnaby Village Museum site is set in the 1920s – a place where pictures of the King George V and Queen Mary are hung in the school house, where the Union Jack flies over the site and Victoria Day is celebrated in grand style.
Celebrate Youth Week with games, prizes and a pool party on May 4th from 7-9pm at the CG Brown Memorial Pool. Seven-year-olds and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Family swim rates apply.
This tournament carries forward the legacy of Pat Quinn and his passion for developing great athletes and excellent leaders. Held annually between Christmas and New Year’s, this four day Burnaby-based tournament attracts the best Pee-Wee and Bantam teams from across North America and internationally.
A celebration of craft beer, delicious food, and of course community! Join the excitement of finding a new favourite among the many local craft beers while sampling tasty food from local food vendors.
The 17th annual Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival returns to Deer Lake Park on Saturday August 6 this year!
With a fresh and eclectic lineup, the family-friendly event features a full day of continuous music across three stages, plus food vendors and activities for fans of all ages.
Saturday July 16, head to Swangard Stadium in Burnaby for this year’s Tacofest!
Tacofest is a family friendly, all day music experience with a variety of food vendors serving up a taco feast like no other!
The Burnaby Village Museum site is set in the 1920s – a place where pictures of the King George V and Queen Mary are hung in the school house, where the Union Jack flies over the site and Victoria Day is celebrated in grand style.