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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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emberton Music Festival
July 14-17
Pemberton, BC

It could be the best weekend of your life – four full days of music and comedy at the Pemberton Music Festival. Come for a day or camp out under the stars – July 14th to 17th. Headliners include Pearl Jam, Billy Idol, Snoop Dog, The Chainsmokers, and so many more!

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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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ancouver Whitecaps vs. The Colorado Rapids
July 9th
BC Place Stadium

The Vancouver Whitecaps play host to the Colorado Rapids Saturday July 9th at BC Place Stadium. Get your tickets to this and every home game by clicking on the logo above and help cheer the team to a win!

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Whistler Children’s Festival
July 8-10

It’s a Whistler weekend for kids to make new friends, get messy, and try something new. The Whistler Children’s Festival includes live performances, workshops, plus countless free activities July 8th to 10th. 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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The Good Old ‘Daze’ Scarecrow Festival, A Fundraiser for New Museum
July 11-21

This free event takes place at the Mill Bay Centre and surrounding area from Monday July 11 to Thursday July 21. Bring the whole family! Pick up a map showing figure locations at participating Mill Bay businesses, vote for your favorites as often as you wish and be entered to win dozens of prizes.

Join us for the Awards/Prizes Ceremony, BBQ and live music Thursday, July 21, 2016 and see who the winners are.

Great summer fun, we guarantee you’ve never seen anything like it.

For more information click the logo above!

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Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Country Fest
Albion Fairgrounds
July 23, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM & July 24 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
With the theme “More Than a FAIR Deal”, enjoy the largest 4H livestock & non-livestock shows in B.C., Horse Shows, Open Poultry Show, Richard’s Racing Pigs and Ducks, Cat Fanciers of B.C. Show, Home Arts & Gardening competitions, Artisan demonstrations (quilters, spinning & weaving, rug hooking) Backyard Farming featuring “Grow Food – Not Waste” displays and demonstrations, Fun Til You’re Done Farm with young farm animals, Horse Farrier, Sheep Shearing, Sheep Dogs & Ducks demos, Food and Market Place exhibitors, Shooting Star Midway, Beer Garden, Country Corner Vintage & Artisan Market, Rabbit Agility, first class ALL DAY entertainment on TWO stages, children’s activities, Church at Country Fest and so much more. Admission is free. For details click on the logo above!

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Kaleidoscope: Celebrating 125 Years of Art & Culture

Sat. July 23, 12 – 10 p.m.
Sun. July 24, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Immerse yourself in the arts at Town Centre Park for a two-day music, storytelling and arts festival.

Unleash your inner artist with interactive visual and literary art activities. Listen to stories from local authors and community storytellers while sipping a glass of wine or a cup of dark roast coffee. Be inspired by spoken word, pop-up theatre and choral performances, and dance till you drop at one of two stages featuring fantastic musical and dance performances by local artists. There will be plenty of activities to keep your kids busy too—arts and crafts, story-telling, games and even a scavenger hunt!

If strolling around taking in the sights and sounds is more your speed, there will be plenty to see and do. Take part in a visual arts walk and check out the artisan market with locally made crafts and products. If you work up an appetite, savor the flavors of the local food truck scene and wash it down with a craft beer. While you wander, expect to find a surprise or two around the bend.

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Chrome Foundation for Kids – Supporting BC Children’s Hospital
July 8-10

A Truck Show & Shine taking place at Mission Raceway Park July 8th – 10th
Includes Live auction Live entertainment outdoor movies show & shine vendors food trucks train rides waterslides jumpy castles awards.

Schedule of events
Friday night movies at dusk
Saturday Live auction at 1 pm show & shine Live Entertaimnent at 6 pm and Light show at dusk -BBQ Food trucks
Sunday Trophy presentation at noon

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layland at the PNE
June 24-30

Playland at the PNE is now open daily with over 35 rides and attractions, featuring The Beast – Canada’s most extreme pendulum ride.

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ancouver Folk Music Festival
July 15-17

Experience 60+ acts from 18 countries on 7 beachfront stages at the 39th Vancouver Folk Music Festival. This year, see Bruce Cockburn, Lord Huron, Oysterband, Haiti’s Lakou Mizik & many more. Visit the Little Folks Village, enjoy international food, & shop in the Artisan Market & Folk Bazaar. Discover the music of your world!

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Canada Day at Canada Place presented by Port of Vancouver
July 1
You’re invited to the largest Canada Day event outside our nation’s capital.  Enjoy the daytime festival, the evening parade and of course – the spectacular fireworks show

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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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TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 24-July 3
Various locations around Vancouver

More than 150 free shows, plus the same number of ticketed events. Don’t miss performances by hundreds of artists including Joe Jackson. Sarah McLachlan. Tedeschi Trucks Band. Case, Lang, Viers, and many more!

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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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Canadian Mental Health Association Ride Don’t Hide
June 26th
Communities Across BC

Ride your bike and reduce the stigma around mental illness.
The Ride Don’t Hide event takes place Sunday June 26 in communities all across BC. Every kilometer you ride and every dollar you raise supports those in need. Register by clicking either logo above.

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City of Bhangra Festival
June 11-18
Vancouver & Surrey

The power of arts and culture brings together two cities for 10 days! The City of Bhangra festival takes place in Vancouver and Surrey June 11th to 18th. See over 350 performers from local artists to international stars. Tickets available by clicking 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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BCAA Play Here – VOTE NOW!
Last day to vote is June 29th, 2016

BCAA is giving communities in BC the chance to win up to $100,000 in revitalization. The nominations are in and now the voting begins. We need your help to choose the perfect place to play. Go to www.BCAAPlayHere.com to cast your vote.

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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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Disney Newsies
Presented by Broadway Across Canada

July 5-10
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
www.newsiesthemusical.com

Get a front row seat when the best of Broadway comes to Vancouver.  The Tony-Award winning Disney musical “Newsies” will be at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre July 5-10.

 

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July 23
Coquitlam Town Centre

Enjoy a day of family fun and help kick childhood cancer right where it hurts.  On Saturday, July 23rd, take part in Kick For A Cure.  The all day event includes soccer clinics, great food and entertainment, and a chance to meet some sports celebrities.

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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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