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.



Queen of the Peak Women’s Surf Championships 

Watch girl power at its finest on October 4th and the 5th.  One hundred female competitors are all set to take on the waves in Tofino in this year’s Women’s Surf Championships. All proceeds will be donated to Keep A Breast Canada.



BC Adaptive Snowsports – Black Diamond Gala 

Join our very own Sophie Lui and Jay Durant as they host the inaugural Black Diamond Gala on September 26th. Enjoy a night of dance, dinner, auction and a gold coin raffle. All to support BC Adaptive Snowsports for people living with disabilities.



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Up The Down Market Dinner

Experience the thrills of a simulated stock market while making a very real investment in the lives of individuals with Down Syndrome!  At the Up The Down Market Dinner, happening on Oct 2 at the Hyatt Regency this year, you and your team will go head-to-head with the heavyweights of the financial industry, buying and selling shares in fictitious companies to see who can make the most money without going bankrupt in the process!



Scotiabank AIDS Walk For Life

Don’t miss the Scotiabank AIDS Walk For Life, happening Sunday Sept 21 at Sunset Beach.  It’s a day to celebrate life, increase awareness of the ongoing reality of HIV/AIDS and also have some fun.  Highlights include the “CatWALK For Life shoe fashion show, which is being judged by our own Kate Gajdosik!



Scotiabank Passions

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Scotiabank Passions fundraising event, happening on Sunday Sept 14.  This fundraiser for the Dr. Peter Centre, will take place at the Imperial Vancouver (319 Main St)  and feature great food and enterainment.  co-hosted by our own Sophie Lui.





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.




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!


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!