Contest! EPIC Sustainable Living Festival – July 6 – 7, 2013
The newest event to Vancouverâ€™s summer festival lineup, EPIC: The Sustainable Living Festival, promises to kick off the summer season with some of BCâ€™s best sustainable food, beverages, local live entertainment, products and services. Now in its 7th year as Western Canadaâ€™s largest sustainable lifestyle showcase, EPIC is combining environmentally friendly living with outdoor festivities from sunrise to sunset at an all-new venue, the VanDusen Botanical Gardens.
New to the EPIC lineup this year is the outdoor concert stage with non-stop live entertainment. With performances by well established BC entertainers Kuba Oms and the Paperboys, and local up-and-comers including last yearâ€™s Peak Performance finalists Jordan Klassen, Dominique Fricot, Steph MacPherson and many more, the outdoor concert stage will bring rhythmic dance vibes, bohemian rock, jazz funk and relaxing melodies to this yearâ€™s hottest new festival.
Also new to EPIC this year is Food Truck Alley, which will give guests the opportunity to support local food trucks and taste some of Vancouverâ€™s very best street cuisine. Plus, donâ€™t miss the Celebration of Food honouring BCâ€™s amazing food culture and community. EPIC will host several restaurants and caterers preparing gourmet-tasting plates, with dozens of exhibitors offering sips and samples of delicious local and sustainable food and beverages.
EPIC will continue its six-year tradition of quenching the thirst of visitors with some of the best beverages from amazing local breweries to celebrate international wineries. This year, EPIC is introducing the Sip & Savour Garden which will play host to exhibitors offering local craft-made beers, amazing wines from around the province and distilled spirits made right here at home.
At the centre of it all is the Sustainable Living Marketplace, where EPIC concepts truly come to life. Highlighting the link between the economy, the environment and the community, hundreds of savvy businesses will offer high-quality products and services that are better for your health and friendlier to the earth.
With its new location at Vancouverâ€™s VanDusen Botanical Garden, summerâ€™s newest festival will feature dozens of thought-leading speakers, gardening workshops and Western Canadaâ€™s largest eco marketplace featuring over 200 companies showcasing the latest sustainable clothing and cosmetic products, energy efficient home technologies, local jewelry and innovative eco-friendly vehicles. Topped off by a Sip and Savour Garden chock full of local BC wineries, craft breweries and boutique distilleries, EPIC is shaping up to be one of the hottest tickets of
Location: VanDusen Botanical Gardens
Event Hours: Saturday July 6 10:00am â€“ 9:00pm
Sunday July 7 10:00am â€“ 9:00pm
Ticket Prices: Adult Admission $21.00 ($18.90 online at www.epicfest.ca)
Seniors, Students $18.00 ($16.80 online)
Youth (12-18) $13.00 ($10.50 online)
Children 12 and under FREE (must be accompanied by and adult)
VanDusen Member 1 Day $18.00
*Admission includes entrance to the VanDusen Botanical Gardens
*Multi-Day passes available
For more information on EPIC: The Sustainable Living Expo visit: www.epicexpo.com
Weâ€™re giving away a pair of tickets to EPIC Sustainable Living Festival – July 6 – 7, 2013
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