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.


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Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival

Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival now in its 14th year is happening August 8.  The nine hour event showcases an eclectic variety of world-class music on three stages at Deer Lake Park


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Richmond Maritime Festival

Watch and listen as a mermaid, wharf rat and other maritime creatures come to life at the annual Richmond Maritime Festival August 8 & 9 at the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site.  Enjoy live music and eat at locally renowned food trucks



Abbotsford International Airshow

Happening August 7, 8 & 9.  It’s a gravity defying event you don’t want to miss.  Three jet teams, three fighter jets and a twilight show for the opening night, all taking place at the Abbotsford International Airport.  Food trucks, Mcdonald’s kids zone and a meet and greet with the pilots





Canuck Place Adventure Race

It’s an ultimate celebration of outdoor athleticism.  It’s a multi-sport event that includes kayaking, mountain biking and trail running.  There’s even a specially designed course for kids!



Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake

Watch the Caps take on Real Salt Lake on Saturday, August 8 at BC Place.  Get your tickets today



Umbro / Soccerwest Beach Soccer Blast

Umbro / Soccerwest Beach Soccer Blast is happening August 7 – 9 at Spanish Banks Beach.  5 on 5 soccer in the sand!  The 19th annual Beach Soccer Blast is open to kids and adults of all levels aged 7 & up.  Register by August 1st


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Chrome For Kids Truck Show

If you own a big rig or just love everything about them, you won’t want to miss this event happening August 7, 8 and 9 at Mission Raceway.  The Truck show offers activities for the little ones and live entertainment.  All proceeds will go to Children’s Hospital.




Michael McDonald

Don’t miss an evening with five-time Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald August 8th and 9th at the Hard Rock Casino.  He’ll be performing all your favorite Doobie Brothers classics including “Takin It To The Streets”.


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Watch some of the best trick riders get air at the Bear!  JumpShip is returning, where you get to watch pros take riding to a whole new level.  The event also offers a kids zone, food and trade expo, beer garden and so much more, July 31- Aug 2 at Bear Mountain Resort in Victoria.




Honda Celebration Of Light

Mark your calendars for a bright Vancouver tradition!  The Honda Celebration of Light is celebrating 25 years and it’s BC’s longest running fireworks competition!

July 29 – Brazil
Aug 1 – Canada




Vancouver Pride Parade & Festival

Pride in Vancouver is celebrating 37 years with their Gender Super-Heroes theme!  Join in on all the festivities starting July 27, going right through to Sunday Aug 2 with the fabulous and fantastic Pride Parade.  It’s Western Canada’s largest parade and you don’t want to miss it. Parade starts at noon from Robson and Thurlow and runs down Denman to Sunset Beach.





Theatre Under The Stars

Theatre Under the Stars is celebrating 75 years of song and dance-filled summer nights with Oliver! and Hairspray.  Be part of this beloved Vancouver tradition, July 10-Aug 22 at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park.


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Playland at the PNE

Summer is here and it’s time to get out and play!  Playland at the PNE is back and open daily with over 30 rides and attractions, including the brand new ride, The Beast – Canada’s most extreme pendulum ride.






Bard on the Beach

Experience Western Canada’s signature summer theatre festival, where Shakespeare’s great comedies, romances and dramas are staged in modern theatre tents on the waterfront, against a spectacular backdrop of mountains, sea and sky!  For this season, Bard is bringing The Comedy of Errors, King Lear, Love’s Labour’s Lost and the world stage premiere of Shakespeare’s Rebel.  It’s on now until September 26 – Tuesdays through Sundays in beautiful Vanier Park.






MS Bike Tour

Gear up for the Scotiabank MS Bike Tour in your community to show the 100,000 Canadians living with MS that they do not have to face the disease alone.  Rides happen August and September in the West Kootenays, Cowichan Valley, Kamloops and the Okanagan.





Bee Hive Tours

Learn about the amazing world bees atop Grouse Mountain this summer from June 13 to mid September.  Grouse Mountain Bee Hive tours will provide a hands-on experience while you explore and learn about these remarkable creatures.





CP Women’s Open

CP Women’s Open is Canada’s National Championship.  Virtually all of the top ranked female golfers in the world will vie for one of the largest purses on the LPGA tour.  It all happens Aug 17-23 at the Vancouver Golf Club in Coquitlam, BC.




Sea to Sky Gondola

It’s only a 45 minute drive from Vancouver and promises a breathtaking experience.  Sea to Sky Gondola takes you up to sweeping views of Howe Sound and offers over 42 km of hiking and walking trails.  Make sure to stick around for the sunset dinner.





Scotiabank Hockey For Alzheimer’s

This unique 3-day co-ed tournament give players an opportunity to play with and against NHL alumni and enjoy all the excitement and camaraderie of a pro-am tournament, November 13-15.