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.




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.



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Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship

Watch the world’s top female softball players compete at the International Fastpitch Championships.  The tournament is set to host 1300 athletes so come cheer on the teams at the largest fastpitch event, happening July 3-13 at Cloverdale Athletic Park and Softball City.




Vancouver Folk Music Festival

From July 17-19, the 38th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival presents over 60 musical acts from over 15 countries at beautiful Jericho Beach Park.  This year the festival features UK guitar legend Richard Thompson, Hawksley Workman, Trampled by Turtles and many, many more!





Port Moody RibFest, presented by Thrifty Foods 

Don’t miss this community fundraising event, happening July 10-12 at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody.  It features 3 days of delicious BBQ, live music, craft breweries and family entertainment!



Whitecaps Vs. Sporting Kansas City

Don’t miss the Whitecaps take on Sporting Kansas City on Sunday July 12 at BC Place.  Tickets available at






Penticton RibFest

July 3-5, Rotary RibFest will bring Okanagan Lake Park alive with a full weekend of fantastic family fun.  They will offer a rib cook-off between 4 championship BBQ teams from across Canada, music, entertainment and even activities for kids and youth.




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.



Disney’s The Lion King

Don’t miss Disney’s The Lion King at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre June 18 to July 12.  Winner of six Tony Awards, including best musical.  More than 75 million people from around the world have experienced the phenomenon.




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.




Kick For A Cure

Michael Cuccione Foundation presents the Canadian Tire Kick For A Cure July 11 at Coquitlam Town Centre Park.  Save the date for a fun family day. From Soccer tournaments, kids soccer clinics, beer garden, food vendors and sports celebrities.  All to benefit Childhood Cancer Research.  It’s time to Kick For A Cure.



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.