Category: Events

TAIWANfest

2010 TELUS TAIWANfest – September 4-6, 2010

We live in a society that relies on changes to advance. Changes come from challenging perceptions, reinventing traditions and dreaming the impossible. Crossover is a universal concept which symbolizes the movement or action of change. The festival aims to use “Crossover” to abstractly illustrate how Taiwan has transformed.

Canary Derby

Canary Derby 2010

The fifth annual Canary Derby once again brings together the technology and business communities of Victoria and Vancouver, Canary Foundation of Canada, and BC Cancer Foundation to help support early detection cancer research.

Crazy Sustainable Commute

Crazy Sustainable Commute

The Crazy Sustainable Commute is all about raising awareness on taking sustainable transportation to and from work via one day of craziness!

For one day, August 27th, the goal is to inject enthusiasm and obtain exposure to sustainable transportation. Rethink the way you get to work! Commute to work in non-traditional, yet sustainable ways like canoeing, stilt walking, rollerblading, skateboarding, horse-backing…etc.

2nd Annual Park Royal Block Party

2nd Annual Park Royal Block Party

2nd Annual Park Royal Block Party hosted by the Village at Park Royal in partnership with the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. Festivities kick off at 4:00 PM with Roaming Performers, Live Entertainment, a Mini-Trade Show, a Kids’ Corner and a Wine/Beer Tent.

Summer Night Market

Summer Night Market in Richmond

The Summer Night Market, now in its second year, has been open since mid-May. Located behind Home Depot at 12631 Vulcan Way, the market is open throughout the summer from 7:00 PM to Midnight Fridays and Saturdays, and from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM. on Sundays and holidays.

The market features merchandise tables, food vendors and a variety of entertainment and demonstrations. The Summer Night Market took over where the former Richmond Night Market left off.

The new Summer Night Market runs until October 4.

For more information, please visit: http://www.summernightmarket.com

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga adds second Vancouver show on her Monster Ball Tour

It seems Vancouver can’t get enough of flamboyant pop star Lady Gaga.

Lady Gaga has added a second show at Rogers Arena after quickly selling out her first show on Aug. 23, concert promoters Live Nation. That show, part of her Monster Ball Tour, sold out in under 30 minutes.

Lady Gaga will perform her second show on Aug. 24 at the same venue.

PARK(ing) Day

PARK(ing) Day Vancouver

PARK(ing) Day Vancouver is on Friday, September 17, 2010. PARK(ing) Day is a annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places.

Critical Mass!

Critical Mass!

Join fellow bicyclists, skaters, and bladers for this leisurely and spirited celebratory ride and roll through the streets of Vancouver. Meet at the Vancouver Art Gallery on the Georgia Street side between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. — and roll and ride at 6:00 p.m. The ride is on rain, shine, or snow! Decorated bicycles, trailers, signs, flags, noisemakers, gettoblasters, sound systems, drums, and wildly modified bicycles are all highly encouraged!