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.




Banquet of Champions 2015

Get your tickets today for the ultimate sports recognition event.  It’s Western Canada’s biggest honour, the 2015 Class of Inductees to the BC Sports Hall of Fame, presented by Canadian Direct Insurance.  It all happens May 28 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.



City of Bhangra

Experience the hottest Bhangra scene in North America!  From hip hop to dance hall, highland to hoop dancing – this festival, running May 28-June 6, is a 10 day all-out dance party!




Longest Day Road Race

Take part in the Longest Day Road Race and help raise funds for Juvenile Diabetes Research.  The event offers a Kid’s mile, 5k and 10k, all followed by a post race party.  It all happens June 19 at UBC Thunderbird Stadium.




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.



Greenhouse Open Houses

On May 23, get a rare glimpse inside the spa-like conditions of BC’s greenhouses.  Witness how skilled growers have turned science into an art, raising vegetables in the most natural, environmentally sustainable way possible.   Participating greenhouses are:

Sunnyside Greenhouses in Surrey
Peppertree Farms, Abbotsford
Vander Meulen Greenhouses, Abbotsford



Shoppers Drug Mart Ride Don’t Hide

Shoppers Drug Mart Ride Don’t Hide is a community bike ride hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association to reduce the stigma and discrimination around mental illness.  The ride happens June 21 in various communities around BC.


Bette Midler

Don’t miss Bette Midler in her first major tour in over a decade!  Tuesday June 2 at Rogers Arena, tickets on sale now!



Whitecaps vs. Real Salt Lake

Don’t miss the ‘Caps as they take on Real Salt Lake on Saturday May 30.  Tickets still available!





World Partnership Walk 

Step forward and End Global Poverty.  Join Canadians across the country by raising funds and awareness for the 31st annual World Partnership Walk, happening locally at Lumbermen’s Arch on Sunday May 31.  Registration is FREE!




Miracle Weekend

Join us right here on Global BC May 30-31 for the 28th annual Miracle Weekend.  It’s a 2-day celebration, broadcast live, that showcases the best of BC Children’s Hospital, patients, their families, caregivers and supporters who come from every corner of BC.  Don’t miss it!




Barry Manilow

Music legend Barry Manilow wants to thank everyone for their years of support so he’s bringing his One Last Time Tour to Rogers Arena May 26.  This is your only chance to see him in Vancouver.



Day Out With Thomas

How does a 25 minute train ride behind Thomas sound?  You can even get free Thomas tattoos and partake in 11 different activities.  It all happen May 16-18 & 23-24 at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park.




Gold Rush! El Dorado in BC

Come face to face with the real history of gold in BC.  Explore the gold rush of 1858 through interactive displays and rare artifacts, happening May 13-Oct 31 at the Royal BC Museum.



Oasis Shaughnessy 8K

The Oasis Shaughnessy 8K & TNT 5K Poker Walk, happening May 24, takes participants through historic Shaughnessy and Kerrisdale neighbourhoods.  Enjoy the view and help raise funds for the Leukemia Society of BC/Yukon.




Run For Water

The Envision Financial Run For Water happens May 31 at Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford.  Help bring clean water to the people of Ethiopia and enjoy a great running event at the same time!



Feast Tofino

Don’t miss this 2 week celebration of “Boat to Table” culture May 8-24 in beautiful Tofino!  Watch for exciting events with local Tofino chefs and regional chefs, including David Hawksworth and the team from Vancouver’s Wildebeest.  You won’t want to miss the Dock Festival in Tofino’s inner harbour, the Boat to Tailgate party and more!




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.




Investors Group Stars On Ice Presented by Lindt

Canada’s favourite skaters celebrate the 25th anniversary tour of Investors Group Stars on Ice, May 21 at Rogers Arena.





World Vision Canada

Join World Vision in the fight to end child slavery.  During April & May, go to and sponsor a child.  This action will help protect a child from slavery.



Scotiabank MS Walk

May is MS Awareness month so lace up for the Scotiabank MS Walk on May 3 & 24 in 20 different communities around BC.  Show families in your community that they do not have to face MS alone.  Funds raised support research to find the cause and cure for MS and funds services for people living with MS.




Easter Seals 24 Hour Camp Challenge

The 24 hour Camp Challenge will take place June 13-14 at Easter Seals Camp in Squamish and will be fun for all ages, as well as a team building overnight event.  It will raise much needed funds for Easter Seals Camps in BC.