Visit Vancouver’s North Pole at Grouse Mountain from November 23rd-January 6th!
Visit The Great Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, October 13th from 11am-2pm for a haunted house, science activities, family photo booth, face painting and so much more! Admission is $15 per family.
Visit the Lonsdale Quay Market on August 18th from 10am-5pm for a fun-filled day of family activities. The event will include musical shows, a puppet show and a roaming Lion King kite performance.
The North Shore Writer’s Festival takes place over two-days and offers literary lovers and hundreds of festival-goers a host of events including a Local Author’s Book Fair, a Literary Trivia Night, and inspiring author readings.
The North Shore Art Crawl is a FREE community event that celebrates our local artist’s talent. Artists, local community galleries, commercial galleries, and art schools will open their doors to the public to share their passion from March 10th-11th.
Ruby’s Ukes is Vancouver’s Ukulele School presenting a Ukulele Beginners Course with Daphne Roubini (AKA Ruby) at the helm that takes places weekly in a beautiful North Vancouver Building – learning a swing, jazz, blues, & folk repertoire.
The North Shore Art Crawl is a free community arts event that celebrates the creative energy of local artists and enables cultural vitality. Registration ends January 12th, so don’t miss out!
Watch the Carol Ships sail by at Deep Cove this holiday season at Panorama Park. The evening will be full of musical entertainment, performers, craft workshops, an amazing bonfire and beautiful lights.
Park & Tilford is set to light up the season with the 28th annual Holiday Hi-Light Festival at Park & Tilford Gardens. This annual event features a majestic festival of lights with over 150,000 on display over 3 acres.
View the beauty of the Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge, from November 23rd to January 28th (except for Christmas Day). Admission for the Capilano Suspension Bridge during this period is $43 for adults, $39 for seniors, $34 for students (with ID), $27 for youth (ages 13-16) and $15 for children (ages 6-12).
Slide the City’s popular 1,000 foot long water slide returns, turning lower Lonsdale into a pedestrian and slider zone filled with vendors, food trucks, live music, DJs & entertainment. Enjoy local artisans, roving performers, the family zone with giveaways and lots of outdoor patios and seating areas.
North Shore Jazz is a part of the annual Vancouver International Jazz Festival. The yearly line-up features an eclectic mix of stellar artists at venues such as Capilano University, Presentation House Theatre and the Kay Meek Centre plus free concerts at the Civic Plaza and in the West Vancouver Memorial Library.
Stop by Shipbuilders’ Square for the Shipyards Night Market, where you will find fresh food, locally made products, musicians, art and entertainment. The festivities in the Square kick off at 5pm on Friday nights. On the Shipbuilders’ Stage there is live music until 10pm, showcasing talent from all over BC.
CityFest is the largest Youth Week event in the Lower Mainland!
We’ve got a great line up of activities that includes live local youth music and a dance showcase on the big stages, free photobooths, local youth art show, BBQ and food booths, prizes and games.
Art in the Garden Tour is a two-day self-guided, spring tour of the beautiful North Shore gardens. Tour beautiful gardens while enjoying live music and visual artists working in painting, drawing, pottery, photography, leather, wood, recycled sculpture and glass blowing! The artists and gardeners will all be on site to answer your questions. Musicians will perform for a two-hour period on a staggered schedule at each of the gardens.
Do you feel insecure about the information you are putting online? This introductory class will look at some of the basics regarding your privacy – keeping personal data personal, and security – keeping yourself safe. This course takes place on April 6th from 7-8:30pm in North Vancouver.
North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood hosts its emerging foodie scene! On this 2.5 hour food tour, you will learn about the early shipbuilding industry and other settlers to the area as you savor a delicious culinary experience. Enjoy candied salmon, brie and pear pizza, turkey meat loaf, local BC wines, craft beer, freshly made salsa and guacamole, calamari, gluten free goodies, and exotic Peruvian delicacies.
Join us for a fun and creative upcycling workshop to celebrate the loveliest day of the year! It’s free and open to all ages.
We’re bringing in a local upcycler extraordinaire to share fun projects made using repurposed materials.
The Peak of Christmas is popular annual tradition. Experience the magic of the season on Grouse Mountain.
Visit Santa’s Workshop, meet reindeer, skate the outdoor rink, enjoy the new Light Walk around Grouse Lake, take a sleigh ride through the alpine forest and visit the Gingerbread Village, showcasing gingerbread houses constructed by talented bakery and pastry artists.
Capilano Suspension Bridge’s annual holiday tradition Canyon Lights is a must-see holiday event for all ages. You will be dazzled by thousands of magical lights twinkling across the Suspension Bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk and throughout the park. Canyon Lights also illuminates the river and cliff face.
Each July, the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC presents the Caribbean Days Festival. This event draws a crowd of exuberant fun-lovers to North Vancouver’s Waterfront Park for a weekend of parading, dining and dancing in the sunshine.
This year’s Festival takes place on the weekend of July 23-24, 2016. The News 1130 (sponsored by 123 Dentist) will be at the event – we hope to see you there!
One of the North Shore’s favourite community events is back! People come from all over the Lower Mainland to celebrate visual, culinary, literary and performing arts on the spectacular waterfront.
Whether you go for the live music, visual art, gastronomic events or the scenic waterfront, there is something for everyone at the Harmony Arts Festival!
Come join the fun and connect with your local cycling community. You can try out gear, test ride a new bike, browse exhibitors’ booths, score deals at the MEC Bikeswap, or learn skills at a bike clinic. There’ll also be bike races, performers, entertainment, food vendors and kids’ activities.
We’re back (North) Vancouver and we’re excited to announce the launch of our Spring Edition Pop Up Market kicking off on April 10, 2016 from 12pm to 6pm at The Pipe Shop Building. Come take part in community, shop your favourite local brands in an upbeat environment, cultivate new connections…and fall in love with local xo!
(source: vimff.org): Driven by a passion for film, culture, and the outdoors, the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) Society seeks to advance appreciation of films and film-making while inspiring, informing, and educating the public in these areas.