Events


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.

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!