First launched in 2002, the West Coast Chocolate Festival is a unique and innovative collection of individual high calibre chocolate-themed adult and all-ages events that occurred throughout the Tri-Cities area of Coquitlam, Port Moody and Port Coquitlam. In 2009, the festival expanded to Burnaby and Vancouver, then expanding across the Lower Mainland in 2010.
BookCamp Vancouver 2010 is a user-generated unconference that brings readers, writers, publishers, educators, community builders and the tech community together â€“ for free!
If Music Waste welcomes the start of summer in Vancouver, then the Victory Square Block Party is the ultimate way to say good-bye.
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 â€œCrossoverâ€ to abstractly illustrate how Taiwan has transformed.
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.
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-backingâ€¦etc.
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.
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
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 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 â€œPARK(ing)â€ spaces: temporary public places.