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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.

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irate Pak Day at White Spot
August 10
Participating White Spots

Give a child with a life-threatening illness an unforgettable camp experience. Wednesday August 10th is Pirate Pak Day! Purchase a kid or adult Pirate Pak and White Spot will donate $2 dollars to the Zajac Ranch for Children. Join in the fun and make a difference in a young person’s life…this summer.

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urnaby Blues & Roots Festival
August 6th
Deer Lake Park

Check out the Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival on Saturday August 6th at Deer Lake Park. This year’s line up includes Colin James, Billy Dixon, and Lindi Ortega. Plan your day and get your tickets at burnabybluesfestival.com

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ornby Island Festival
July 28-August 6
Hornby Island

It’s 10 days of magic…and all the music you can dance to! The Hornby Island Festival is one of the top 5 festivals in Canada. Combining classical elements with musical styles from around the world – July 28th to August 6th. Find tickets at hornbyfestival.com

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016 Canadian Little League Championship Tournament
August 4-13
Hastings Community Park

We’re taking you out to the ball game for the 2016 Little League Canadian Championships. The tournament runs August 4th to 13th and includes seven teams from all across Canada battling for a spot at the World Series. See the full schedule at 2016llcc.ca

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Water Wagon at Fun City Festival
Lower Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver
August 13 & 14

Metro Vancouver’s Water Wagon will be at the Fun City Festival in North Vancouver giving out free, world-class tap water August 13th and 14th. Fill up your reusable bottle at the festival and help our environment by keeping disposable bottles out of our landfills.

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Canuck PLace Adventure Race
September 18th
Locarno Beach

Your ultimate summer adventure awaits!

The Canuck Place Adventure Race is a multi-sport event the whole family will enjoy. On Sunday September 18th test your endurance and support Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Register now at canuckplaceadventurerace.ca

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fro Brazilian Carnaval
July 30th
700-800 Blks, Granville Street, Vancouver

The Afro-Brazilian Carnaval is coming to Vancouver! The colourful festival is taking over Granville Street on Saturday July 30th. Dance to traditional music and be wowed by some of the best capoeira masters in the world. Visit axevancouver.com for more information.

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ater Wagon at Powell Street Festival
July 30 & 31
Powell Street, Vancouver

Metro Vancouver’s Water Wagon will be at the Powell Street Festival giving out free, world-class tap water July 30th and 31st. Bring your reusable bottle to the festival and help our environment by keeping disposable bottles out of our land-fills.

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mbro Soccerwest Beach Soccer Blast
August 5-7
Spanish Banks Beach East

We’re moving soccer from the pitch…to the beach!
Join us for 5 on 5 soccer in the sand at the 20th annual Beach Soccer Blast. It’s a faster – hotter version of the world’s most popular sport. August 5th to 7th. Register online at beachsoccerblast.ca

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erritt Rockin’ River Fest
July 28-31st
Merritt, BC

The Merritt Rockin’ River Fest is going back to its country roots fea-turing top-selling country artists like Sam Hunt, Dean Brody, and High Valley. The four-day event happens July 28th to 31st. Get your tickets now at rockinriverfest.com or click on the logo above!

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quamish Days Logger Sports Festival
July 28-August 1st
Squamish, BC

It’s an annual ritual of strength, speed, and skill!
The Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival is a five-day event which attracts competitors from around the world. It’ll be fun for the whole family July 28th to August 1st. Visit squamishdays.ca for more information or click on the logo above!

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onda Celebration of Light
July 23, 27, 30
English Bay

We’re lighting the sky on fire at the annual Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks show! Watch from the shores of English Bay as the Netherlands, Australia, and the U.S. compete for top spot July 23rd, 27th, and 30th. For more information click on the logo above!

 

 

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mericas Masters Games
August 26-September 4
Venues around Vancouver

Are you over 30 and the master of your game?
Then join others from around the world at the inaugural Americas Master Games coming to Vancouver August 26th to September 4th.
10,000 master athletes are expected to participate in over 24 sports. Register now at americasmastersgames2016.com

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Vancouver Pride Parade
July 31
West End, Downtown Vancouver

Show your true colors and celebrate your pride at the annual Vancouver Pride Parade.
This year’s theme is ‘better together’. Join members of the LGBTQ community as grandiose and
visually-thrilling floats wind through the West End…Sunday July 31st.

 

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unfest Country Music Festival
July 28-31
Cowichan Valley, BC

Is it time you went a little more country? Then head to the Cowichan Valley for the Sunfest Country Music Festival July 28th-31st. Featuring performances by Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Dallas Smith and dozens more! Find tickets by clicking on the logo above!

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White Rock Sea Festival
July 29-31
Marine Dr. East/West Beach

It’s three great days of fun in the sun…in the city by the sea. The 67th annual White Rock Sea Festival features live performances, the kids zone, and the amazing torchlight parade – July 29th -31st.
Find out more by clicking on the logo above!

 

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Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society
September 10th

Annual Gala at the Hard Rock Casino on September 10th, 2016. The 3rd Annual Firefighters Gala is a fundraiser to help feed underprivileged and vulnerable children in the Coquitlam area through a “Nutritional Snack Program”. This program is designed to relieve hunger and provide healthy snacks so kids can concentrate in class and succeed in school. Our Firefighters collect and distribute snacks to selected schools throughout the school year. This year’s goal is to raise $15,000 and expand the snack program to support more kids in need. In addition to fundraising for the snack program, funds raised from this event will go to the Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Fund, which supports many local, regional and national charities and community groups. Find an extensive list by clicking the logo above!

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June 3 – September 4
Vanier Park, Vancouver
The Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival returns for its 27th year!  See the Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet, Othello and the rarely performed Pericles

 

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Summer of Flight
May 21-October 10
Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver

Grouse Mountain invites you to explore the wonders of flight. Birds in Motion demonstration, guided bird watching tours, Tandem paragliding, ziplining through the trees, or the new Skyride Surf Adventure, there is something airborne for everyone at the Peak of Vancouver!

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72 Summit Series
September 8
Queen Elizabeth Theatre

It was a defining moment in hockey history. Now 44 years to the day when they took to the ice in Vancouver – the legends of the 72 Summit Series return! Spend an evening with Canada’s Team – Thursday September 8th at Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Tickets available by clicking on the logo above.

 

 

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The Scotiabank MS Bike Tour
June through August
Langley, BC

The largest cycling series in North America is pedaling through a community near you. The MS Bike tour is a two day ride through beautiful Langley, BC. Raising awareness and funds to support those living with MS.

 

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Royal BC Museum
Victoria, BC – June 3 to December 31, 2016
http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/mammoths

Walk among the giants of the ice age at the wooly mammoth exhibit in Victoria. Discover the larger than life creatures including mastdons and dire wolves and find out how they became extinct. June 3rd to December 31st at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, BC.

 

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With Special Guest CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers
Aug 28
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Be “Hungry Like the Wolf” when 80’s sensation Duran Duran takes the stage with their Paper Gods tour.  Don’t miss it!

 

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Save where you golf and support a good cause at the same time!  Get your 2016 Golf Privilege Membership book and get discounts at over 100 BC and Washington State courses.  All proceeds benefit the BC Lung Association’s programs and services.

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All eyes will be on Vancouver as the America’s Masters Games comes to our fair city for 9 days this Summer.  It’s all about promoting an active and healthy lifestyle by encouraging participants to continue to strive toward sporting success and have fun in the process.  Up to 10,000 athletes are expected to compete, Aug 26-Sept 4 in various venues around the city.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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