Our BC – Global BC Featured Community Events Calendar

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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:

Canada Day at Canada Place
Sunday, July 1
Site side: 10am – 8pm
Fireworks: 10:30pm
Canada Place and surrounding city streets

Join Global BC as we celebrate Canada Day at Canada Place!

Canada Place and the surrounding streets will have food trucks, performances, fireworks and more!

Details at CanadaPlace.ca

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

Walk for ALS
Month of June
Locations across BC

Walk and join thousands of Canadians in the fight against ALS!

Team up with family and friends for an easy 5 KM walk and help Canadians living with ALS and their families.

Register online at WalkForALS.ca

PGA of BC Golfathon for ALS
Throughout the month of June
BC PGA golf courses

BC PGA courses are lending their muscles to those who have lost theirs to ALS.

Throughout the month of June golf from sunrise to sunset to raise donations to the ALS Society of BC patient service programs.

Details at GolfathonForALS.com

MS Bike
Across BC: Fraser Valley, Cowichan Valley, Okanagan and West Kootenays

Ride for a cure for MS!

Join thousands of cyclists across the country at MS Bike in hopes of one day finding a cure for multiple sclerosis.

Rider of all levels are invited.

Info at MSBike.ca

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

12 North Sports Classic
Friday, June 22
Redwoods Golf Course, Langley

Calling all youth, ages 8-18.

Register for this year’s 12 North Youth Sports camp and meet/get tips from Pro Athletes and participate in flag football, street hockey and golf stations.

Stay for the FREE celebrity flag football game and cheer on your favorite Seahawks, Canucks, Media Personalities, and other special guests.

Details at 12NorthSportsClassic.com

Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival
June 22 to 24
Concord Pacific Place, Creekside Park and the waters of False Creek, Vancouver

Kick off summer with the 30th anniversary of the Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival!

The three day event will have food, music, cultural performances, and world-class racing.

Info at VancouverDragonBoatFestival.ca

Port Moody Community Fair
Saturday, June 23 | 11am-3pm
Port Moody City Hall

Come out to the Port Moody Community Fair!

On June 23rd the fair will have an inflatable slide, mini train rides, live entertainment and more!

Info at PortMoody.ca/CommunityFair

Bulldog Races
Saturday, June 23
Hastings Racecourse and Casino, Vancouver

Cheer on the Bulldog Races at Hastings Racecourse!

Watch the adorable bulldog races between horse races and register your bulldogs at HastingsRacecourse.com

Greek Day on Broadway
Sunday, June 24 | 11am-9pm
MacDonald to Blenheim Street, Vancouver

Come out to Greek Day on Broadway!

The one day festival is a five block stretch of West Broadway featuring Greek food, market vendors, and entertainment!

Info at GreekDay.com

Ronald McDonald House Vancouver Invitational Golf Tournament
Tuesday, June 26
Northview Golf & Country Club, Surrey

Join the Ronald McDonald House Golf Tournament!

The annual event provides accommodation for up to 2,000 families with sick children.

Details at RMHBC.ca

Golden Spike Days Festival
June 29 to July 2
Rocky Point Park, Port Moody

Enjoy a great community festival for the entire family featuring live entertainment, amazing food, craft beer, arts and crafts, interactive activities, and more! This year’s headliners include; Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts and Bif Naked.

Details at goldenspike.ca

Bella Coola Rodeo
June 30 to July 1
Walker Island Park, Bella Coola

Come out to the 33rd Annual Bella Coola Rodeo!

The rodeo is one of the largest amateur rodeos in Western Canada and will have Barrel racing, bull riding and more!

Info at BellaCoola.ca

Canadian Transplant Games 2018
July 2 to 6
UBC – Various Sports Facilities

There are currently more than 4000 people in our country waiting for their gift of life. CTG is the premiere athletic celebration of sport for transplant recipients from across the country. For every athlete, just crossing the finish line is already a victory.

Details at canadiantransplant.com

Whistler Children’s Festival
July 6 to 8
Whistler Olympic Plaza

Spend you summer outdoors with the family in Whistler!

From July 6th to 8th, enjoy crafts, workshops and performances at the Whistler Children’s Festival.

Details at Whistler.com

Full Court 21 Canada
Saturday, July 7, 12-6pm
David Lam Park Basketball Courts

The world’s most unique basketball tournament is back, Vancouver! It’s You Against The World! No Teammates!

Registration and info at fullcourt21nyc.com

Michael Cuccione Foundation Kick For A Cure
Saturday, July 7
Coquitlam Town Centre

Make a difference in the fight against Childhood Cancer!

Join the annual soccer event “Kick For A Cure” and support the Michael Cuccione Foundation at BC Children’s Hospital.

Info at KickForACure.ca

Commercial Drive Car Free Day
Sunday, July 8 – Noon to 7pm
Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Stretching over 15-blocks and featuring amazing local artisans, musicians, community activities, food, entertainment, and programming for all ages.

Info at carfreevancouver.org

New West GrandPrix
Tuesday, July 10
Downtown New Westminster

Part of BC Superweek, one of North America’s most prestigious professional road cycling series, the New West Grand Prix features over 200 cyclists from around the world making it a thrilling spectator experience!

Info at newwestgrandprix.com

Les Misérables
July 10 to 15
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

Les Misérables returns to Vancouver!

The Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon will be at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre from July 10-15.

Tickets at BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca

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Rock Ambleside Park
August 17 to 19
Ambleside Park, West Vancouver

Rock Ambleside Park is back for 2018!

Get your tickets to Vancouver’s biggest classic rock festival next summer, featuring 11 Canadian classic rock icons including Loverboy and Trooper!

Tickets at RockAmblesidePark.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

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

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

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 22

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 July 28th, 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

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

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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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Listen to Global News Morning and Global News Hour at 6 on CKNW

You can now listen to the simulcast broadcast of Global News Morning weekdays from 5-5:30am while you start your mornings!

While you’re driving home from work or you can’t get to your TV set to watch Global News Hour at 6, you can now listen to the simulcast broadcast on Global News Radio 980 CKNW every night at 6pm!

Tune in on your radio dial on AM 980, on the Radioplayer Canada App, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Apple Music, Apple CarPlay or 101.1 FM HD2.

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Send us your Weather Window photos to Global BC

Do you have a wonderful or spectacular weather photo that you would like to share to our TV viewers?

Email us at WeatherWindow@globaltv.com

Or send your pictures through the Global News SkyTracker Weather app – download free on your Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Your photo(s) may be featured weeknights on Global News Hour at 6!

Do you know someone who is celebrating their 100th birthday or older?
Or a wedding anniversary of 70 years or over?

You can send us your details including the name of the person/persons, their date of birthday, where they live, how old they will be and leave a contact name and number and/or return email address.

Email us to GlobalBCReception@corusent.com

Birthdays and Wedding Anniversaries Announcements are made during Global News at Noon and on Global News Hour at 6.

*We are not required to announce the birthdays or anniversaries, but we will do our best to accommodate all requests. We only announce 70th Anniversaries and up and 100th Birthdays and up.

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