Global BC community events


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Have an event you’re wanting to promote on Global BC?  Click the link above and e-mail us your details.  If  it is something we are interested in pursuing, we will contact you for further information.  PLEASE NOTE – We are generally booking 3-4 months in advance and due to the sheer number of requests we receive, we simply cannot accommodate everyone.



May 6-22
Tofino, BC
Fishermen and foodies unite at the 6th annual Feast Tofino!  Celebrate “Boat-to-Table” philosophy as local, sustainable fisheries collaborate with resident and visiting chefs for a uniquely Tofino experience!



With Special Guest CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers
Aug 28
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Be “Hungry Like the Wolf” when 80’s sensation Duran Duran takes the stage with their Paper Gods tour.  Don’t miss it!



June 11-12
Squamish & Victoria
The Easter Seals Camp Challenge is the ultimate team-building experience, raising money for kids with physical or cognitive disabilities.  With events in both Squamish and Victoria, this fun event will help support Easter Seals Camps in BC!



Sunday May 15
Kerrisdale Arena
Know when to walk and when to run..or do both at the Oasis Shaughnessy 8K and TNT 5K Poker Walk on Sunday May 15.  Lace up and help support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of BC.  Register today!



Whitecaps vs. Portland Timbers
Saturday May 7
BC Place
It’s one of the biggest rivalries in Major League Soccer.  The Vancouver Whitecaps play host to the 2015 MLS Cup Champions – Portland Timbers on Saturday May 7,  Get your tickets now and don’t miss a minute of the action!



Railway Heritage Park
All aboard the train for a Day Out With Thomas!  The loveable locomotive rolls into Squamish the last two weekends in May and kids can take a 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and take part in all the Thomas themed activities.  Book your tickets now!


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May 1-7
Across BC and the Yukon
We often take for granted the natural resources as well as the pipes, pumps, and people that deliver safe and reliable water and wastewater services to our home and businesses each day. Water Week is a great opportunity to celebrate the water that keeps us hydrated, happy and healthy.
Visit for a listing of BC Water Week events taking place in communities across the province. You can also show your love for BC water by completing the online pledges to Protect, Conserve and Support our water resources and systems!



May 9-15
Pynelogs Cultural Centre, Kinsmen Beach, Invermere BC – and the Columbia Valley area
This 7-day Festival presents over 100 different field trips and presentations offering a variety of birding opportunities, nature trips, paddling adventures and family field trips, examining many aspects of the natural environment in our Columbia Valley. The costs per event range from $10 to $75. On-line registration is recommended as numbers of participants for each event are small. Registration starts on April 11th, 2016. The theme for the 20th annual Festival is Reflections on Water. Various events will explore the role of fresh water, examine the current conditions, and discuss the future challenges to our water. David Schindler, an internationally celebrated scientist in the protection of fresh water resources in Canada and around the world, will be the Keynote Speaker at this year’s Festival Gala Dinner.

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May 5-8
Richmond Olympic Oval
The Best of the West Gymnastics Fest will be celebrating a combination of three events, which will make this the largest gymnastics event in the province!

-Delta Gymnastics Annual Invitational attracts over 1000 athletes from across the province and country
-The Western Canadian Gymnastics Championship, with teams representing all four western provinces and two territories with approximately 200 athletes qualifying to participate.
-The BC Provincial Gymnaestrada, a gymnastics for all event, attracts 500 participants across the province.



Sunday, May 1
Port Moody Civic Centre
Crossroads Hike For Hospice raises funds to support people living with a terminal illness and their loved ones, and raises awareness of hospice care in our community.  Lace up and join in for this fun, family friendly walk!



April 28 – May 8
Okanagan Valley
An annual rite of passage with spring’s arrival, the Spring Okanagan “bud break” Wine Festival heralds the start of the season for the region’s local farmers and vintners.  Taste your way through a wine country experience like no other.  With something for everyone from the foodie to the oenophile to the budding enthusiast, the Okanagan Wine Festivals invites you to visit this spring from April 28 – May 8 in the beautiful Okanagan Valley!



May 4-8
Oakridge Centre
The Fleurs de Villes Vancouver showcases the finest in floral artistry and design.  For five days in May, find beauty and inspiration in a single petal..or a stunning bouquet!




May 18
Vancouver Convention Centre East
The BC Hospitality Foundation and Wine Australia present the 7th annual “Dish N Dazzle”.  Be the first to try new wine selections from Australia and taste some of the finest cuisine our BC chefs have to offer.  It’s where the West Coast heads down under!



Nominate a Play Space!
Across BC
Deadline is May 1
The BCAA Play Here initiative wants to make play spaces safer and better for kids.  Nominate a splash pad, community centre or even a playground and you could receive up to $100,000!



May 15 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby
August 28 at WestShore Parks & Recreation in Victoria
Challenge yourself and register for the 2016 Woman 2 Warrior, a 5km women’s only charity obstacle adventure race, benefiting Easter Seals Camps in BC



Saturday April 30
Town Centre Park, Coquitlam
Wheel 2 Heal is a fun, challenging and unique bicycle ride featuring road and trail courses that raise money for the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation.  Post ride, Celebration Plaza at Town Centre Park offers fun for the whole family.





May 29
Point Grey Golf & Country Club
Lace up and take part in the walk during the final round of the Freedom 55 Financial Open.  All proceeds from the walk will be donated to the Canucks For Kids Fund.  The walk will begin around 3:30pm and end at 5pm.




May 12
Four Seasons Hotel
The Making Recovery a Reality gala, featuring special guest speaker 2-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer David Crosby, is a celebration of the many lives saved and of the selfless contributions of those who make miracles happen every day at Turning Point Recovery Society.  Let’s help better understand addictions and recovery.




Save where you golf and support a good cause at the same time!  Get your 2016 Golf Privilege Membership book and get discounts at over 100 BC and Washington State courses.  All proceeds benefit the BC Lung Association’s programs and services.



All eyes will be on Vancouver as the America’s Masters Games comes to our fair city for 9 days this Summer.  It’s all about promoting an active and healthy lifestyle by encouraging participants to continue to strive toward sporting success and have fun in the process.  Up to 10,000 athletes are expected to compete, Aug 26-Sept 4 in various venues around the city.



















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