Global BC community events


Submit Your Event for Consideration

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.




Governor’s Banquet & RIX Awards

Don’t miss the Vancouver Board of Trade’s 28th annual Governors’ Banquet & RIX Awards, April 15 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.  Join business, government and community leaders at this black-tie fundraiser, which will recognize the outstanding contributions of Carole Taylor, winner of the RIX Award for Engaged Community Citizenship and Global BC – winner of the RIX Award for Engaged Corporate Citizenship.




Russell Peters

Don’t miss your chance to see comedy icon Russell Peters up close and intimate!  He’ll be bringing his Almost Famous World Tour to the Hard Rock AND River Rock for 6 shows in all.




Wheel 2 Heal

Wheel 2 Heal, happening Saturday May 2 at Coquitlam Town Centre Park is a fun, challenging and unique bike ride through the Tri-Cities that raises money for Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation.  Whatever your fitness level, there is a route for you!  There is even a FREE kids bike race.




Caps Vs. Portland Timbers

The ‘Caps take on Cascadia rivals The Portland Timbers on Saturday March 28.  Look for tickets by clicking the link above and grab your seats before they’re all gone!




Dinosaur Train

Buddy and his dinosaur friends are coming to the West Coast Railway Heritage Park March 20-25 in Squamish!  Take a 20 minute train ride to find giant  dinosaurs, search for fossils and find their footprints.  And get up close to your favourite TV dinosaur friends.



Saltspring In The City

From the modern to the rustic, chic to traditional – that’s what SaltSpring in the City will bring to Vancouver’s Heritage Hall  March 27-29.  Discover the island’s bohemian lifestyle and discover fresh finds from its hottest artisans.




Vancouver/Burnaby Transplant Trot

Walk or run and celebrate life.  The 4th annual Vancouver/Burnaby Transplant Trot takes place April 12 at Burnaby Lake Regional Park.  It’s a family friendly event to raise awareness and promote organ and tissue donation and transplantation




Vancouver International Auto Show

Thinking about buying a new vehicle?  Western Canada’s largest Auto Show is back March 24-29 at the Vancouver Convention Centre with the latest models on display from leading global manufacturers.  Be sure to check out the exotics and collectibles as well!





They opened at the Grammy’s this year and they are once again unstoppable!  AC/DC is coming to BC Place this September 22 with their Rock or Bust Tour.  Tickets on sale now.




Dining Out For Life

Let’s make a difference – one bite at a time.  For two decades, restaurants from White Rock to Whistler have come together for one day to raise money in support of people living with HIV/AIDS.  Dining out for Life is BC’s largest restaurant fundraiser and this year it happens on March 26.


cirque du soleil


Don’t miss Cirque du Soleil’s latest show VAREKAI, happening May 20-24 at the Pacific Coliseum




BC Lung Association 

Purchase your 2015 Golf Privilege Club Membership book for only $35 and save big on over 100 courses in BC and Washington State.  All proceeds benefit the BC  Lung Association’s programs and services.




Scotiabank MS Walk

May is MS Awareness month so lace up for the Scotiabank MS Walk on May 3 & 24 in 20 different communities around BC.  Show families in your community that they do not have to face MS alone.  Funds raised support research to find the cause and cure for MS and funds services for people living with MS.



Making Recovery a Reality Gala

Don’t miss Turning Point’s annual Making Recovery a Reality Gala, happening on Thursday April 30, with special guest speaker James Belushi.   The gala is a celebration of the many lives saved and of the selfless contribution of those who make miracles happen at Turning Point every day.




Easter Seals Month

March is Easter Seals Month and over 800 kids with disabilities will attend Easter Seals camps this summer to discover new abilities.  Show your support and get involved in Woman2Warrior or the 24 Hour Camp Challenge fundraisers happening right here in your own back yard!




Become a Big Sister

Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland enhances the confidence, self-esteem and well-being of girls through supportive friendships with caring women.  You can make a big difference in a young girls’ life by signing up today!




Dare To Leap

This spring, become a real life hero by rappelling down 19 stories at the SHAW Tower.  Your efforts will help support Outward Bound Canada’s new Vancouver Urban program, providing hundreds of a-risk-youth the opportunity to take part in a life-transforming experience.



Face Off Against Cancer

Lace up for the Canadian Cancer Society’s annual Face Off Against Cancer hockey tournament, Sunday March 29 at the Richmond Oval, presented by the Vancouver Canucks Alumni.  Help fight cancer on centre ice!



Easter Seals 24 Hour Camp Challenge

The 24 hour Camp Challenge will take place June 13-14 at Easter Seals Camp in Squamish and will be fun for all ages, as well as a team building overnight event.  It will raise much needed funds for Easter Seals Camps in BC.