Events


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!

Jun
11
Sun
Italian Day on the Drive @ Commercial Drive
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Italian Day on the Drive @ Commercial Drive | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

NEWS 1130 is proud to be the official radio sponsor of ITALIAN DAY ON THE DRIVE! This is one of Canada’s largest one-day cultural festivals on Commercial Drive! It is a vibrant street celebration of Italian culture and heritage in Vancouver.  Commercial Drive, also known as The Drive, transforms the street into a lively 17 block, vehicle free, celebration and community festa.

ITALIAN DAY offers over 200 street participants comprised of: sponsors, merchants, retail booths, food vendors and restaurant patios, as well as stages with live music and theatre, street performers, classic cars, activities and displays, children’s amusement zones and more.

In Italian, Amore means love! It is a universal language and an exchange evoking many things: affection, romance, passion, respect, creativity, and commitment that embraces many cultures. For Italian Day 2017, NEWS 1130 will help celebrate Amore in all aspects of life and the magical power it holds to connect and create both individual and collective experiences!

Jul
22
Sat
Pride Sports Day and Pride Run @ Stanley Park/Second Beach
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am
Pride Sports Day and Pride Run @ Stanley Park/Second Beach

Vancouver Frontrunners are hosting their annual Pride Run and Walk. The Run and Walk is a 5 to 10 km walk in the beautiful Stanley Park. Money raised from the Run and Walk goes to Vancouver Frontrunner’s community beneficiaries, Out in Schools and the LOUD Foundation Scholarships.

After the Pride Run and Walk, Pride Sports Day will be in full swing! Sports Day will bring together members of the LGBTQ2+ community and their allies together for a fun, active, and inclusive day of celebration at Second Beach.

This event is free to the public, and includes family-friendly activities. Pride Sports Day will include live music, a variety of sports and recreational activities, a 19+ beer garden, a sober picnic space hosted by Last Door Recovery Society, vendors, food trucks and community groups. For further fun, Pride Sports Day will be partnering with all three local, professional sports teams for this year’s event: the Vancouver Canucks, BC Lions, and Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

ASL Interpretation is booked for the day. We ask that all attendees help make Pride Sports Day a scent-reduced space. Please refrain from using perfumes, colognes, and strongly scented products.

Jul
26
Wed
Vancouver Pride Premiere @ Robson Square
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm
Vancouver Pride Premiere @ Robson Square

At Pride Premiere, there is going to be something for everyone, spread throughout the two levels of Robson Square. Up above, there will be new interactive Pride art pieces, vendor village, and much more. Down below (by the skating rink), there will be a beer garden and a stage with a line-up you won’t want to miss.

Aug
4
Fri
Davie Street Party @ Davie Street between Burrard and Jervis
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Davie Street Party @ Davie Street between Burrard and Jervis

The Davie Street Party is back to wow your socks off! Presented by Fido, the Davie Street Party will have multiple stages, lots of delicious food, and great new art, along with so much more!

The Fido Silent Disco will be back again this year, with 8 DJs to get you moving! There is also the ChillZone, presented by the West End BIA and sponsored by Together We Can which will showcase many fabulous bands, poets, and other performers. The two stages (the Celebrities Stage and Jervis Stage) will be hot hot hot with talent.

RFID key chains for drink purchases are available here: https://www.seetickets.us/event/Vancouver-Pride-Pass-20172018/346657

Because you can use your RFID keychains at more events than just the Davie Street Party, you can make top-ups to your keychain online as well! Top-ups for the RFID keychains are at:
https://vancouverpride.connectpayplay.com/

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!

Aug
6
Sun
Sunset Beach Festival @ Sunset Beach Park
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am
Sunset Beach Festival @ Sunset Beach Park | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

Celebrate Pride at the annual Sunset Beach Festival. This event brings together thousands of individuals in the LGBTQ2+ community and their allies for a day of fun-filled festivities. Enjoy the diverse entertainment lineup at the main stage, explore the Vendor Village, visit the Family Fun Zone and the brand new Community Zone, or dance the afternoon away to DJs spinning in the beer garden. Stay and take in the festival for the whole day, or pop by after watching the incredible parade.

The West End is incredibly busy on Pride Sunday; walk, take transit, or #RidetoPride and park your bike at our by-donation bike valet.

There are Express Passes available for the beer gardens. So if you’d like to skip the line to head right into the beer gardens, make sure you get your Express Pass!

39th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade @ West End, Vancouver
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm
39th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade @ West End, Vancouver

Show your Pride August 6th. The Pride Parade is a staple of the Vancouver summer calendar, and it may be bigger than ever. Come for the amazing floats, fun colours, and to show what pride means to you.

Join us at Sunset Beach if you’d like to continue the celebrations or just come for the Parade.

Aug
12
Sat
Odlum Brown VanOpen @ Hollyburn County Club
Aug 12 – Aug 20 all-day
Odlum Brown VanOpen @ Hollyburn County Club | West Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

The Odlum Brown VanOpen is Western Canada’s largest and most celebrated tennis event. Pro tennis is back at the Odlum Brown VanOpen, August 12- 20th at Hollyburn Country Club.  Western Canada’s largest and most celebrated tennis event offers an equal balance of $200,000 USD in prize money for men and women, and provides players the opportunity to gain valuable world-ranking points on both the ATP and WTA Tours.

For tickets and all tournament information visit http://www.vanopen.com

Jan
19
Fri
The Vancouver Motorcycle Show @ TRADEX Abbotsford
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 5:00 pm

When the winter months hit, where can you go to get your fix of two-wheel, three-wheel and four-wheel action!

THE 2018 VANCOUVER MOTORCYCLE SHOW – the ultimate get-together for riders and future riders.

See all the NEW 2018 motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and side-by-sides, all under one roof.  Meet tons of experts, check out the latest gear and apparel, and get all-revved up for your next adventure!

Whether you’re a hard core rider or a recreational enthusiast, a curious fan or just tired of the cold winter weather, The 2018 Vancouver Motorcycle Show has got you covered!

HOURS

Friday, Jan 19th        
Saturday, Jan 20th    10:00AM – 8:00PM
Sunday, Jan 21st       10:00AM – 5:00PM

Purchase your tickets online (Save $2 off admission price when you order online) and avoid lineups and see more at vancouvermotorcycleshow.ca