North Vancouver’s Deep Cove Daze in North Vancouver

North Vancouver’s Deep Cove Daze

Deep Cove Daze is a free festival in August that features live music, market vendors, food trucks, community stalls and bouncy castles in North Vancouver.

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Slide the City in North Vancouver

Slide the City

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.

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Cates Park Concerts in North Vancouver

Cates Park Concerts

The Cates Park Concerts are free outdoor concerts, held each summer at picturesque Cates Park in North Vancouver. This concert series showcases local bands, featuring talented young artists performing on the outdoor stage on Saturdays afternoons in July and August.

Car Free Fun City Festival in North Vancouver

Car Free Fun City Festival

North Vancouver celebrates Car Free Day and its Fun City Festival on a weekend in mid-August with DJ music, live entertainment and a giant water slide.

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Free Seaside Family Yoga in North Vancouver

Free Seaside Family Yoga

Free outdoor family yoga classes at the City Pier are a great option for beginners, experts, and those who just want to get outside and do a little stretching. Bring a mat and water bottle.

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North Shore Jazz in North Vancouver

North Shore Jazz

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.

Shipyards Night Market in North Vancouver

Shipyards Night Market

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.

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North Vancouver City Fest in North Vancouver

North Vancouver City Fest

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.

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Art in the Garden in North Vancouver

Art in the Garden

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.

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Toddler Storytime in North Vancouver

Toddler Storytime

Songs, rhymes, and stories for two-year-olds and three-year-olds accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Storytime is in the Children’s Department on Wednesday, April 19th from 10:15-10:45am.

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Intro to Online Privacy in North Vancouver

Intro to Online Privacy

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.

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Lower Lonsdale Food Tour in North Vancouver

Lower Lonsdale Food Tour

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.

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Seedy Saturday: Garden Season Kickoff in North Vancouver

Seedy Saturday: Garden Season Kickoff

This ain’t just a seed swap! We are gathering to share inspiration and learning about growing resilient gardens on Saturday, March 18th from 10am-3pm.

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Salmon Girl in North Vancouver

Salmon Girl

Salmon Girl explores the world of water and salmon.  Through theatre, dance, music and puppetry, this piece for all ages follows the journey of a young girl into this magical world.

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Valentine’s Day Crafternoon in North Vancouver

Valentine’s Day Crafternoon

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.

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Dine Out Festival – North Shore in North Vancouver

Dine Out Festival – North Shore

Dine out Vancouver is Canada’s largest food and drink festival. The North Shore has a number of restaurants participating. Check out the participating restaurants with three course prix-fix meals for $20, $30 or $40 per person.

Peak of Christmas in North Vancouver

Peak of Christmas

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.

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Canyon Lights in North Vancouver

Canyon Lights

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.

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Lego Club in North Vancouver

Lego Club

Does your child really love LEGO? Join the Lego Club on Saturday, November 26th from 2-3pm.

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Anonymous Art Show in North Vancouver

Anonymous Art Show

If you are looking for art for your home, check out this event from November 18th to December 17th. The artists remain anonymous until the time of purchase and all artwork is $100.

Pumpkin Patch at Loutet Farm in North Vancouver

Pumpkin Patch at Loutet Farm

Get your pumpkin this year from Loutet Farm and enjoy local entertainers, kid friendly tours and much more!

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Polish Festival in North Vancouver

Polish Festival

The North Shore Polish Association invites you to the Polish Festival in North Vancouver! Join us on September 4th from 2-7:30pm for traditional Polish cuisine and beverages.

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Growing a Perennial Food Garden in North Vancouver

Growing a Perennial Food Garden

It’s autumn! Time to plan your garden for next year. Learn techniques to help you plan and stock next year’s food garden with perennial plants that will provide food year after year.

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Caribbean Days Festival in North Vancouver

Caribbean Days Festival

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!

The Shipyards Night Market in North Vancouver

The Shipyards Night Market

The Shipyards Night Market is on Friday nights until September 30th!

Enjoy great food from over 35 food trucks, entertainment, and shopping.

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SummerFest 2016 in North Vancouver

SummerFest 2016

SummerFest is back at Lonsdale Quay Market

Bring the whole family down to enjoy this free outdoor festival!

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Harmony Arts Festival in North Vancouver

Harmony Arts Festival

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!

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MEC BIKEFEST NORTH VANCOUVER in North Vancouver

MEC BIKEFEST NORTH VANCOUVER

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.

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Spring Into Local Pop-Up Market in North Vancouver

Spring Into Local Pop-Up Market

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!

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VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL (VIMFF) in North Vancouver

VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL (VIMFF)

WHY VIMFF?

(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.

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NORTH SHORE ART CRAWL 2016 in North Vancouver

NORTH SHORE ART CRAWL 2016

The North Shore Art Crawl is a free community arts festival that celebrates the creative energy of our local artists and creates cultural vitality. This free weekend event allows the public to explore artists’ studios and galleries from Lions Bay to Deep Cove. 78 locations and 400 artists!