Our BC – Global BC Featured Community Events Calendar

with Global BC Community Reporter Michael Newman

Submit Your Event for Consideration

Global BC has been an important part of the community for over 50 years and is proud to support various events, organizations and campaigns each year!

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.

To add your own event to our community calendar, click here.
Be sure to include #OurBC to your hashtags through your Social Media networks!

We thank you for choosing Global BC to promote your event and we wish you all the best success!

Global BC is proud to partner with these featured events:


The Fair at the PNE
PNE Summer Night Concerts

On now until September 3 (Closed Monday, August 20 & 27)
Open 11am to late
2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Join Global BC & CKNW at The Fair at the PNE!

Take a picture at the Global News desk and record your own CKNW newscast. We’re next to the PNE Prize Home!

Also, don’t miss a summer full of the best music, every night at the PNE Amphitheatre for the Summer Night Concerts starting at 8:30pm.

Details at PNE.ca

Our Cityride
Saturday, August 18
David Lam Park, Yaletown, Vancouver

Join thousands taking in the sights of Vancouver by bike at Our Cityride!

The massive non-competitive day of cycling will cruise through the heart of the city and feature a free community festival you can enjoy before and after the ride.

Details at OurCityRide.com

Odlum Brown VanOpen
On now until August 19
Hollyburn Country Club, West Vancouver

The Odlum Brown VanOpen is Western Canada’s #1 tennis event and awarded the 2017 ATP Challenger of the Year out of 41 countries.

With a prize purse of $200,000 USD for men and women the tournament provides players the opportunity to gain valuable world-ranking points on both the ATP and WTA Tours.

Details at VanOpen.com

Port Moody Car Free Day
Sunday, August 19 | Noon-7pm
St. Johns St. from Elgin St. to Moody St.

Join in as people take to the streets of Port Moody for Car-Free Day!

On August 19th, this community celebration will have live music, delicious food, a beer garden, and activities for all ages.

Details at PortMoody.ca/CarFreeDay

Vancouver Canadians A&W Family Fun Day
Sunday, August 19 & Sunday, August 26 | 1:05pm
Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium, Vancouver

Bring the whole family to the ballgame for the Vancouver Canadians Family Fun Sunday.

Watch the game at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium, enjoy giveaways for the kids, and $1 frosty root beer floats from A&W.

Tickets at CanadiansBaseball.com

The Longines FEI Showjumping World Cup Qualifier
Sunday, August 26 | 2pm
Thunderbird Show Park, Langley

See some of the best horses and riders in the world jump at Thunderbird Show Park.

This free family event will feature Olympic level athletes in action, local bands, food trucks, pony rides, and a Rose` party for the adults.

Details at Tbird.ca

Opera & Arias: Bold and Beautiful
August 27 & September 3
Under the tents in Vanier Park, Vancouver

Enjoy opera’s most gorgeous melodies performed under the tents in Vanier Park!

The show “Opera and Arias” will have the UBC Opera Ensemble and members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra bring you these costumed concert performances.

Info at BardOnTheBeach.com

Nikkei Matsuri
September 1 and 2
Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, Burnaby

Celebrate Japanese culture with the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre at their 6th annual Nikkei Matsuri festival on September 1st and 2nd.

Join them over the Labour Day weekend for performances, guest ninjas from Japan, food and more!

Details at NikkeiMatsuri.NikkeiPlace.org

Playland at the PNE
Open Daily at 10am
Hastings Park, Vancouver

Experience Vancouver’s most thrilling rides, the sweet smell of mini donuts, and a summer’s worth of fun for the whole family. With over 35 rides and attractions, everyone is sure to have an electrifying experience.

2018 is a special year as it marks the 60th birthday of the iconic PNE Playland Wooden Coaster. Be sure to take a ride on arguably Canada’s most famous historic ride!

Details at PNE.ca/Playland

Vancouver Canadians
Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium, Vancouver

Catch the Vancouver Canadians Baseball at Nat Bailey Stadium!

View the full schedule and purchase tickets at CanadiansBaseball.com

The Queen Charlotte Lodge Experience
On now until Summer
Queen Charlotte Lodge, Haida Gwaii

Experience fishing first class at the Queen Charlotte Lodge!

The fishing is legendary and the experience is a mix of adventure, friendship, comfort and fun!

Details at QueenCharlotteLodge.com

Cultus Lake Waterpark & Adventure Park
Open daily, rain or shine until September 3

Come out to BC’s biggest waterpark!

The Cultus Lake Waterpark has over 25 slides and attractions and is open daily rain or shine until September 3rd.

Info at Cultus.com

SKOOKUM Festival
September 7 to 9
Stanley Park, Vancouver

A weekend of music, creativity, and culinary excellence all set in a spectacular vibrant coastal atmosphere just minutes from downtown Vancouver.

Headliners include The Killers, Florence + The Machine, Metric and more!

Get the full line-up details here.

Tickets on sale now at SkookumFestival.com

Parkinson SuperWalk
September 8 to 9
Stanley Park, Vancouver

Join us for Parkinson Society British Columbia’s largest fundraising event of the year, Parkinson SuperWalk!

With events beginning the weekend of September 8 and 9, incredible British Columbians in over 20 communities will walk together to help give hope to the 13,000 people in BC living with Parkinson’s disease.

Register at Parkinson.bc.ca/superwalk

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents Macbeth
On now until September 13
Under the tents in Vanier Park, Vancouver

Come out to the 29th season of Bard on the Beach! Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” will be running now until September 13th under the tents in Vanier Park!

Info at BardOnTheBeach.com

Easter Seals Drop Zone Event
Friday, September 14
Guinness Tower, Vancouver

Step out and down from your comfort zone for the Easter Seals Drop Zone event. Rappel down an office tower and be a superhero for people with disabilities.

Happening at the Guinness Tower in Vancouver.

Info at DropZoneBC.ca

Mountain Music Series
Every Friday until September 21
Sea to Sky Gondola Summit, Squamish

The annual Mountain Music Series returns every Friday night!

This year’s line-up offers a variety of genres ranging from world fusion to Modern Acoustic to Classic Rock!

Details at SeaToSkyGondola.com

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents As You Like It
On now until September 28

Join the fun at Bard on the Beach with “As You Like It!” The beloved romantic comedy has landed in 1960s Vancouver, full of high spirits and your favourite Beatles songs!

On August 1st & August 4th, catch the performance and then enjoy a delicious salmon barbecue and a full evening of entertainment – plus an exclusive view of the spectacular Celebration of Light fireworks! A magical experience and great value!

Info at BardOnTheBeach.com

Climb for Alzheimer’s
Sunday, September 30
Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver

Dementia is an uphill journey. Join the Alzheimer Society of B.C. for an invigorating hike up the Grouse Grind® in support families across the province affected by dementia. You can make the Climb or take the Summit Stroll. Who will you climb for?

Register today at ClimbForAlzheimers.ca

Luke Bryan: What Makes You Country Tour – XL Stadium Sized
with Special Guest Sam Hunt along with Jon Pardi and Carly Pearce
Saturday, October 13
BC Place, Vancouver

Luke Bryan is coming to BC Place!

Luke will be on his “What Makes You Country Tour” with special guest Sam Hunt along with Jon Pardi and Carly Pearce.

Tickets at LiveNation.com

‘A Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres’
Friday, October 19
Rogers Arena, Vancouver

The one and only Ellen DeGeneres will be coming to Vancouver for a moderated Q&A conversation on Friday, October 19, Live at Rogers Arena presented by TD Bank and hosted by the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.

Ellen DeGeneres continues to deliver uplifting, inspiring, and hilarious experiences for her fans. Her distinctive comedic voice and infectious personality have earned her recognition as a household name and a global entertainer. “A Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres” will highlight her one-of-a-kind sense of humor, warmth, and kindness.

Tickets at Ticketmaster.ca

Leonard Cohen’s Dance Me
Thursday, November 22 | 7:30pm
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

Be moved by the new show, Dance Me, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Inspired by the works of late songwriter Leonard Cohen, Dance Me is a riveting homage to the famed poet evoking the deep emotions found in his work.

Tickets at Ticketmaster.ca

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Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs Exhibition at the Royal BC Museum
On now until December 31
Royal BC Museum, Victoria

Check out the Royal BC Museum’s newest exhibition!

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs features over 300 artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old and covers everything you want to know about ancient Egypt!

Info at RoyalBCMuseum.bc.ca

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CKNW Kids’ Fund

After 73 years, the CKNW Orphan’s Fund has changed its name to the CKNW Kids’ Fund.

It will continue to support vulnerable kids with physical, social, cognitive and mental health challenges living in BC communities.

Details at CKNWKidsFund.com


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