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.




COHO Festival & COHO Run

Take part in one of the most scenic races with a one of a kind run.  The 14K journey starts from Kitsilano Beach and takes you through some of the most iconic Vancouver landmarks.  No run is complete without a reward at the finish line, the famous salmon BBQ!  All net proceeds will help support salmon enhancement projects.


Drop Zone

Easter Seals Drop Zone

Forget running and walking – how does rappelling down the side of a 20 story building for a good cause sound?  That’s exactly what our own Sonia Beeksma and Leigh Kjekstad will be doing on Monday September 8, raising much needed funds for Easter Seals camps.  Join the fun, conquer your fears and make a difference to kids in need!


B2Gold Big Brothers Golf Classic

Revel is first class golf at Vancouver’s finest private golf course.  Enjoy tantalizing food, specialty cocktails and unique on-course activities.  Our own Kate Gajdosik will be MC’ing the dinner afterward so go ahead – take the day off.  It’s for the kids after all!




Walk Now For Autism Speaks

Register, Donate or Volunteer for this year’s Walk Now for Autism Speaks, taking place Sunday Sept 21 in Kelowna’s Waterfront Park and Sunday Sept 28 at Science World/Olympic Village in Vancouver.  Working together, we will find the missing pieces of the puzzle.



Parkinson SuperWalk


This September, lace up your runners and grab family and friends for the 19th annual Parkinson SuperWalk, (taking place September 7 at 10AM in Stanley Park).  Raise  funds for supporting programs and research and experience the triumph of teamwork!  Check the website for a walk near you!



Power To Play Vancouver

Power To Play Vancouver – presented by Goldcorp – returns September 25 at Stanley Park for one of Vancouver’s best outdoor adventure team events.  Proceeds raised help Power to Be provide nature-based programs that inspire limitless abilities, no matter the life barrier or obstacle, for youth and families in our community.  Volunteers are the heart of this event and more than 100 are needed for Power to Play to happen.  Register now and we’ll see you on September 25!




Engelbert Humperdinck

Don’t miss the “King of Romance” this September!  4 decades ago, Engelbert Humperdinck emerged as one of the foremost entertainers in he world.  Now he’s bringing his timeless classics to the River Rock Resort & Casino for no one, but two shows; September 12 & 13.



The Fair at the PNE

The Fair at the PNE is back with all of your Fair favourites and new for this year only, Game of Thrones: The Exhibition, and internet cat video festival, ToonCity kids’ zone featuring an animation exhibit, plus over 30 nightly concerts on two stages, all FREE with admission, August 16-September 1 at the PNE Fairgrounds!


Carving on the Edge Festival

Come celebrate the work of both traditional and contemporary wood carving artists at the annual Carving on the Edge Festival, happening August 29-September 14 in beautiful Tofino.  The event includes art shows, storytelling and all-ages wood carving workshops.  All events are FREE and open to the public.



The Kidney Walks

Kidney disease is a very serious disease that affects 1 in 10 Canadians and unfortunately there is no cure.  You can help change that and bring awareness, by taking part in the Kidney Walk campaign August to October, across BC.


Scotiabank MS Bike Tours

Here’s your chance to be a part of the largest cycling series in North America.  Take part in the Scotiabank MS Bike Tours and help raise funds to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis.  Around 100,000 people in Canada live with this chronic disease.  The rides happen across BC June-September.  Check out one in your community!



Bard on the Beach


Thrill to glorious music under the Bard tent with the annual Opera & Arias concerts, happening Mondays August 25 & September 1 (2pm matinees and 7:30pm evenings)  Don’t miss the 25th anniversary program called Shakespeare’s Opera, featuring beloved arias and ensembles from Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Merry Wives of Windsor and more.  Selections are performed in-concert by the UBC Opera Ensemble and members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra!



Scotiabank & BCSPCA Paws For a Cause

Every year, thousands of animal lovers across BC fund raise and walk to fight animal cruelty.  Your whole family can be a part of this movement.  Pooch or no pooch, let’s walk together for animals in need, September 7 at locations across BC.



Canuck Place Adventure Race

Do something greater than finishing a race!  Kayak, bike and run for BC’s children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.  Support Canuck Place Children’s Hospice in this year’s adventure race, taking place September 7 at beautiful Jericho Beach in Vancouver.