Events


Mar
3
Thu
Vancouver Board of Trade Globe 2016 @ Vancouver Convention Centre East
Mar 3 @ 11:15 am – 1:30 pm

 

VBOT

Taking place every two years in Vancouver, GLOBE draws the “best and brightest” of the international sustainable business community, making it an unsurpassed forum for learning and networking.

The Vancouver Board of Trade is pleased to be partnering with GLOBE 2016 for a special presentation with corporate strategy legend Michael Porter, arguably the world’s most influential thinker on management and competitiveness.

The world is changing. Michael Porter’s presentation will address the global shift to a low-carbon economy and its implications for you, your business, and your industry.

Jun
3
Fri
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival @ Kits Point at the foot of Whyte Avenue
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm

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Celebrating its 27th Season in 2016, Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare Festivals. Presented in a magnificent setting on the waterfront in Vancouver’s Vanier Park, the Festival offers Shakespeare plays, related dramas, and several special events in two performance tents from June through September.

The Merry Wives of Windsor: June 17 – September 24

Bard’s 2012 hit show is back! It’s 1968 in Windsor, Ontario and Sir John Falstaff is set to seduce two wealthy women – until these merry wives get their sweet and hilarious revenge.

 

Romeo and Juliet: June 3 – September 23

Bard presents a classic staging of Shakespeare’s great romantic tragedy, the story of two passionate young lovers whose happiness is destroyed by their families’ bitter feud.

May
12
Fri
U2 with Mumford and Sons @ BC Place Stadium
May 12 @ 7:02 pm – 11:00 pm
U2 with Mumford and Sons @ BC Place Stadium

NEWS1130 welcomes U2 with Special Guests, Mumford and Sons SOLD OUT @ BC Place on May 12, 2017 as part of The Joshua Tree Tour! Each show will include a performance of The Joshua Tree in its entirety, with support from Mumford & Sons!

Aug
5
Sat
Powell Street Festival @ Powell Street Festival
Aug 5 – Aug 6 all-day

Powell Street Festival

The Powell Street Festival is the largest event of its kind in Canada and the longest running community arts festival in the Lower Mainland. Inaugurated in 1977, the Powell Street Festival is free to the public. It is held in both outdoor locations and indoor venues around the Powell Street area within Vancouver’s historic Japanese Canadian neighbourhoods!

PSF features something for everyone, including dance, music, film and video, visual arts, martial arts demonstrations, amateur sumo tournament, children’s activities, participatory activities, walking tours of the historic neighbourhood, craft vendors, traditional displays, delicious Japanese food, and much more!

May
3
Thu
Dirty Dancing @ Abbotsford Centre
May 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

 

After three successful years on tour boasting numerous sold out engagements, this new adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit film Dirty Dancing is coming to the Abbotsford Centre! Keep your diary free for May 3rd and experience a show like never before! With director Sarna Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George – Broadway; War Horse – North American tour) at the helm, the cast and crew consist of 24 dancers and an eight piece band that performs the timeless hits on stage, led by Conductor Jonathan Marro.