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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.

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ig Yoga for Big Sisters
September 10th
Jonathan Rogers Park, Vancouver

Inspire change in 10 hours with 10 people. Take part in the Big Yoga for Big Sisters event. This inaugural team-based yoga relay benefits the Big Sister of BC Lower Mainland.

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Sea to Sky Gondola Friday Night Music Series
Every Friday through Sept. 16
Sea to Sky Gondola
Squamish, BC

Enjoy performances by talented artists at the Summit Lodge in Squamish!

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South Cariboo Garlic Festival
South Cariboo Garlic Festival
August 27 & 28
Lac La Hache

The stinking rose takes centre stage at the South Cariboo garlic festival. Enjoy savory garlic treats, peeling, eating contests and live entertainment!

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ancouver  Whitecaps vs. San Jose Earthquakes
Friday August 12th
BC Place Stadium

The ground will be shaking when the Vancouver Whitecaps play host to the San Jose Earthquakes on Friday August 12th at BC Place Stadium.
Get tickets to this and every home game at whitecapsfc.com.

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Parkinson Superwalk
September 10, 11, 12 & 17
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Give hope to thousands of people in BC living with Parkinson’s Disease by taking part in the Parkinson SuperWalk. Funds raised support life-changing research and services for those in need. Find your community event at Parkinson.bc.ca

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aster Seals Drop Zone
Sept.13
999 West Hastings

Challenge yourself – and change lives!

Be a fearless participant of the Easter Seals Drop Zone. Raise one thousand dollars then rappel down a 20-story building all in support of Canadians living with disabilities. Register at thedropzone.ca

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ugust 12-21
Abbotsford

Head to the Valley for the Abbotsford International Airshow – August 12th to 14th! See military and civilian aircraft on display and a sky that’s alive with aviation acrobatics. Tickets at abbots-fordairshow.com.

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August 12-21
Whistler, BC

Hosting the best events on the earth…and in the sky!
Now in its 14th year — Crankworx Whistler brings together the world’s best mountain bikers for 10-days of daring and gravity-defying riding — August 12th to 21st. See the full schedule of events at crankworx.com

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irate Pak Day at White Spot
August 10
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Give a child with a life-threatening illness an unforgettable camp experience. Wednesday August 10th is Pirate Pak Day! Purchase a kid or adult Pirate Pak and White Spot will donate $2 dollars to the Zajac Ranch for Children. Join in the fun and make a difference in a young person’s life…this summer.

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urnaby Blues & Roots Festival
August 6th
Deer Lake Park

Check out the Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival on Saturday August 6th at Deer Lake Park. This year’s line up includes Colin James, Billy Dixon, and Lindi Ortega. Plan your day and get your tickets at burnabybluesfestival.com

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ornby Island Festival
July 28-August 6
Hornby Island

It’s 10 days of magic…and all the music you can dance to! The Hornby Island Festival is one of the top 5 festivals in Canada. Combining classical elements with musical styles from around the world – July 28th to August 6th. Find tickets at hornbyfestival.com

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016 Canadian Little League Championship Tournament
August 4-13
Hastings Community Park

We’re taking you out to the ball game for the 2016 Little League Canadian Championships. The tournament runs August 4th to 13th and includes seven teams from all across Canada battling for a spot at the World Series. See the full schedule at 2016llcc.ca

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Water Wagon at Fun City Festival
Lower Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver
August 13 & 14

Metro Vancouver’s Water Wagon will be at the Fun City Festival in North Vancouver giving out free, world-class tap water August 13th and 14th. Fill up your reusable bottle at the festival and help our environment by keeping disposable bottles out of our landfills.

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Canuck PLace Adventure Race
September 18th
Locarno Beach

Your ultimate summer adventure awaits!

The Canuck Place Adventure Race is a multi-sport event the whole family will enjoy. On Sunday September 18th test your endurance and support Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Register now at canuckplaceadventurerace.ca

 

 

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mbro Soccerwest Beach Soccer Blast
August 5-7
Spanish Banks Beach East

We’re moving soccer from the pitch…to the beach!
Join us for 5 on 5 soccer in the sand at the 20th annual Beach Soccer Blast. It’s a faster – hotter version of the world’s most popular sport. August 5th to 7th. Register online at beachsoccerblast.ca

 

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quamish Days Logger Sports Festival
July 28-August 1st
Squamish, BC

It’s an annual ritual of strength, speed, and skill!
The Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival is a five-day event which attracts competitors from around the world. It’ll be fun for the whole family July 28th to August 1st. Visit squamishdays.ca for more information or click on the logo above!

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mericas Masters Games
August 26-September 4
Venues around Vancouver

Are you over 30 and the master of your game?
Then join others from around the world at the inaugural Americas Master Games coming to Vancouver August 26th to September 4th.
10,000 master athletes are expected to participate in over 24 sports. Register now at americasmastersgames2016.com

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Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society
September 10th

Annual Gala at the Hard Rock Casino on September 10th, 2016. The 3rd Annual Firefighters Gala is a fundraiser to help feed underprivileged and vulnerable children in the Coquitlam area through a “Nutritional Snack Program”. This program is designed to relieve hunger and provide healthy snacks so kids can concentrate in class and succeed in school. Our Firefighters collect and distribute snacks to selected schools throughout the school year. This year’s goal is to raise $15,000 and expand the snack program to support more kids in need. In addition to fundraising for the snack program, funds raised from this event will go to the Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Fund, which supports many local, regional and national charities and community groups. Find an extensive list by clicking the logo above!

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June 3 – September 4
Vanier Park, Vancouver
The Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival returns for its 27th year!  See the Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet, Othello and the rarely performed Pericles

 

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Summer of Flight
May 21-October 10
Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver

Grouse Mountain invites you to explore the wonders of flight. Birds in Motion demonstration, guided bird watching tours, Tandem paragliding, ziplining through the trees, or the new Skyride Surf Adventure, there is something airborne for everyone at the Peak of Vancouver!

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72 Summit Series
September 8
Queen Elizabeth Theatre

It was a defining moment in hockey history. Now 44 years to the day when they took to the ice in Vancouver – the legends of the 72 Summit Series return! Spend an evening with Canada’s Team – Thursday September 8th at Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Tickets available by clicking on the logo above.

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The Scotiabank MS Bike Tour
June through August
Langley, BC

The largest cycling series in North America is pedaling through a community near you. The MS Bike tour is a two day ride through beautiful Langley, BC. Raising awareness and funds to support those living with MS.

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Royal BC Museum
Victoria, BC – June 3 to December 31, 2016
http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/mammoths

Walk among the giants of the ice age at the wooly mammoth exhibit in Victoria. Discover the larger than life creatures including mastdons and dire wolves and find out how they became extinct. June 3rd to December 31st at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, BC.

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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!

 

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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.

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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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