As the Celebration of Light comes to an end, Croatia takes the spotlight with their personally manufactured fireworks – yup, they create the product AND the show. With this level of customization, it’s one you won’t want to miss.
As a not-for-profit organization, the Abbotsford Agrifair three-day event, strives to bridge the gap between urbanites and ruralites, educating the public on the importance of agriculture.
Remaining a zero-waste festival, the Harmony Arts festival hosts world-class musical performances, inspiring art exhibitions and demonstrations, mouth-watering culinary events and natural scenic beauty. With over 150 free events set on a stunning backdrop of the iconic Stanley Park, there’s something for everyone at the Harmony Arts Festival.
The Powell Street Festival is the largest Japanese Canadian festival in Canada celebrating its 43rd year this August.
This great family-friendly event is FREE, attracting up to 15,000 festival patrons, the Caribbean Days Festival has become a Lower Mainland summer favourite. This August long weekend “let’s get together and feel alright” – celebrating Multiculturalism with the Music and Foods of the Caribbean Islands and snapping a few #PitStopPhotoBombs while we’re at it. 😉
On a budget and looking for something different to entertain your mini-me’s? Every weekend this August you can catch an outdoor Movie Under the Starlit sky. The festivities start at 5pm where you can watch local performers and participate in arts and crafts and other fun activities all at no cost! The movies will begin at dusk.
August 3rd – Space Jam
August 10th – How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
August 17th – The Lego Movie 2
August 24th – Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse
Airplanes, Fireworks, Hot Balloons and more! The Abbotsford Air Show is back in action for their 57th year as the largest airshow in Canada. Prepare to be blown away as the worlds most talented pilots light the night sky.
Vancouver’s hottest Healthy Living Beach Festival equipped with water polo, yoga, bathtub races and more!
The Vancouver Mural Festival returns with 10 days of events filled with live music, over 25 new murals, live art, markets, beer gardens, food trucks, and much more. From art installations to panting in the park check out their event calendar for full details.
Presented by Wesgroup, this free muti-day festival, brings headlining artists like Paw Patrol and Dr. Strangelove to the River District from July to September. Join in the fun for some face painting, mural creation, free sliders, craft beer, and coffee samples. You certainly don’t want to miss this opportunity to Savour Summer.
Registration has closed but that doesn’t mean you can’t join in the fun by cheering on all the Marathoners – maybe snap a #PitStopPhotoBomb while you’re at it! Runners will take on the Lululemon Seawheeze on August 17th followed by the Sunset Festival (you can still get tickets for this!) featuring Kaskade and Big Wild. Namaste. 🙏
Vancouver’s Rock 101 and Ambleside Live have, again, partnered with Rock Ambleside Park to bring back the third annual, one-of-a-kind, classic rock festival; hosting 11 iconic Classic Rock icons over the years this festival will not disappoint.
Take a stroll down St. Johns Street on Sunday, August 18th for the third annual Car-Free Day featuring live music, beer gardens, vendors and family-friendly activities.
The Ride to Conquer Cancer is founded by a global community with a year-round mindset to conquer cancer in our lifetime. Every year they get together to trek across 200 kms over a span of two days to raise money for the BC Cancer Foundation.
Inspired by Mexican traditions and mythology, LUZIA is like a waking dream, where light (“luz” in Spanish) quenches the spirit and rain (“lluvia”) soothes the soul. With a surrealistic series of grand visual surprises and breathtaking acrobatic performances, this Cirque Du Soliel performance is one you won’t want to miss.
The trailblazing Chainsmokers and Trance gods Above & Beyond headline this year’s festival with support from other icons such as Steve Aoki, Slushii, Alesso, and more!
Inspiring to establish Downtown Calgary as a surf & river destination that provides substantial economic, environmental and cultural benefits for future generations, this year’s Slam Festival features a family-friendly rock show by the river, beer gardens, food trucks and good vibes.
No Greater Love is a Christian Music Festival with the mission to have a lasting spiritual impact on the lives of all who attend.
Being a Spartan is a sport, philosophy, lifestyle and community. Spartans push themselves to the limit – do you have what it takes to beat the Spartan Race?
The Thunder is back and bigger than ever. This year, Country Thunder is bringing some seriously big names to the festival such as Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, and Jake Owen.
The Ride to Conquer Cancer is founded by a global community with a year-round mindset to conquer cancer in our lifetime. Every year they get together to trek across 200 kms over a span of two days to raise money for the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
The 2019 Shaw Charity Classic PGA Tour hosts golf’s most recognizable and accomplished players, age 50+, at the Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club in Calgary this year.