Theater in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Bard on the Beach

There's no doubt that if Shakespeare was alive today, he'd definitely be a West Coast surfer dude, spending most of his time bumming around local beaches. Well maybe not, but Vancouver's annual Bard on the Beach fes…
Food & Drink in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Apple Festival

A chance to sample as many seedy treats as you can cram in your mouth, ranging from regional favorites such as Spartan and Macintosh to unusual heritage strains including Crestons and Oaken Pins. Save space for a bu…
Carnival in Vancouver

Car Free Day Vancouver

Four neighborhoods across the city – Kitsilano, Main Street, Denman Street and Commercial Drive – turn over their main drags for pedestrian-friendly food, music and market stalls.
Art in Vancouver

Eastside Culture Crawl

Vancouver's best visual-arts festival: a four-day gallery and studio open house with hundreds of participants.
Beer in Vancouver

Vancouver Craft Beer Week

A taste-tripping showcase for BC's amazing craft-beer scene, with dozens of events around the city.
Cultural in Vancouver

Pacific National Exhibition

Family-friendly shows, music concerts and fairground fun (plus lots of naughty things to eat).
Music in Vancouver

Vancouver International Jazz Festival

City-wide cornucopia of superstar shows and free outdoor events from mid-June.
Christmas in Vancouver

Festival of Lights

VanDusen’s Yuletide tradition – and a clever way to keep the money coming in during the off-season – sees the botanical gardens magically illuminated with thousands of fairy lights.
Performing Arts in Vancouver

PuSh Festival

A three-week season of innovative new theater, music, opera and dance from around the world or around the corner, staged at venues around the city.
Music in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Khatsahlano Street party

Annual street party on Kitsilano's 4th Ave, complete with dozens of live local bands performing their hearts out.