Upcoming Events

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Ruploop's Magnetic North

February 17, 2020
Join Carousel Theatre’ and Ruploops this Family Day....
Kids Stuff
Live Music

Winter Jazz: Lydia Hol

February 21, 2020
Leading an “unbelievably tight” (Discorder) band of some of Vancouver’s best young jazz, funk, and indie rock players, vocalist/guitarist Lydia Hol deftly combines early ‘60s s...
Festivals
Live Music

Winter Jazz: Dawn Pemberton

February 21, 2020
Vibrant, honest, and powerful, WCMA-winner Dawn Pemberton’s voice beats a soulful path from gospel and R&B to jazz, funk, and world music....
Festivals
Live Music

Colour Mixing with a Limited Palette – in Oils and Acrylics

February 22, 2020
Join professional artist and keen oil painter Sheree Jones as she shares her tips & techniques on colour mixing with a limited palette....
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Winter Jazz: David Sekula Quartet

February 22, 2020
Vancouver-based guitarist David Sikula leads this quartet through a series of his original compositions as well as tunes by some of his favourite composers of the past century.  With a tight-yet-...
Festivals
Live Music

Winter Jazz: The Watermill Project

February 22, 2020
Traditional Korean music and modern jazz are interwoven in Vancouver vocalist Sara Kim’s “at once virtuosic and eminently comprehensible” (Discorder) Watermill Project....
Festivals
Live Music

Winter Jazz: Sick Boss

February 22, 2020
In its sinuous melodies and complex rhythms, SICK BOSS immediately calls to mind composer Cole Schmidt’s work in award-winning outfit Pugs & Crows....
Festivals
Live Music

Winter Jazz: Jaimie Branch's Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise

February 22, 2020
FLY or DIE II: bird dogs of paradise is the much-anticipated follow-up to composer, trumpeter, and (now) singer Jaimie Branch’s debut Fly or Die, which was dubbed one of the “Best Albums o...
Festivals
Live Music

Image Transfer as a Fine Art Medium with Maggie Chow

February 23, 2020
This workshop will show you how Image Transfer can be used with collage as a fine art form, incorporating interesting aspects from your own photographs....
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Winter Jazz: Bonnie Northgraves Quartet

February 23, 2020
Vancouver-based smoky-smooth trumpeter/vocalist/pianist Bonnie Northgraves style calls to the early jazz styles of New Orleans....
Festivals
Live Music

BEEP

February 11, 2020 to February 23, 2020
In Mort’s Village everything has its place, every day is the same and everyone likes it that way. Until one morning, crash, boom, bang! Down comes BEEP from the sky....
Kids Stuff
Performing Arts

Winter Jazz: Itamar Erez

February 23, 2020
Itamar Erez’s music holds a depth and sensitivity that touches listeners deeply....
Festivals
Live Music

Winter Jazz

February 21, 2020 to February 23, 2020
Winter rain keeping you cold? Why not warm up with some free jazz performances? The annual mini-festival is back, featuring free performances by local jazz groups in Performance Works....
Festivals
Live Music

Imaginary Figures on Paper: Ink, Gouache, & Marker with Justin Ogilvie

February 29, 2020
Are you ready to loosen up, expand your imagination, and get more creative with your Figurative artwork?...
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Cipher

February 6, 2020 to March 7, 2020
After 63 years, the Beacon Hill Body remains a Vancouver Island cold-case murder....
Performing Arts

Steel Magnolias

February 14, 2020 to March 8, 2020
A classic tale of camaraderie, the all-female production follows six Southern belles and their steadfast friendships through marriage, illness, childbirth, and loss....
Performing Arts

The House at Pooh Corner

February 28, 2020 to March 29, 2020
Take a magical trip into the Hundred Acre Wood and discover the wonderful world of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends....
Kids Stuff
Performing Arts

All Aboard Mini-Skate Ramp

November 16, 2019 to March 31, 2020
Following the extremely successful All Aboard skateboard festival, The Vancouver Skateboard Coalition in partnership with Granville Island, present a pilot project for a covered mini-ramp that demonst...
Outdoors
Sports & Recreation

The Late Show - Adult Only Improv Comedy

March 23, 2019 to December 19, 2020
We’re taking the furry hand-cuffs off our improvisers to present edgy, uncensored improv comedy for adults 19+. For show times and ticket information, visit www.vtsl.com.
Performing Arts

Rookie Night

September 20, 2018 to December 31, 2020
Rookie Night features Vancouver TheatreSports Rookie League players, who have all successfully completed improv training via the Improv Comedy Institute....
Performing Arts

TheatreSports

September 20, 2018 to December 31, 2020
Relying on razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of performers are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches....
Performing Arts

OK Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

September 20, 2018 to December 31, 2020
Jump into 60 minutes of fast-paces, no holds-barred comedy, looking at the good, bed, and the laughable of Vancouver’s dating scene....
Performing Arts

Frisky Friday

December 13, 2019 to December 31, 2020
Bring the sizzle to your Friday night as improvisers explore the funny side of naughty. For adults 19+....
Performing Arts

Highlights of the Year

Ocean Construction and Building Supplies Open House

Have you ever wanted to honk one of those horns from the inside of a concrete truck? The Ocean Construction Supplies Open House is your opportunity to fulfill these desires!
April

Vancouver International Jazz Festival

The Vancouver International Jazz Festival will animate Granville Island for twelve days. From noon to the wee small hours, a rich tapestry of jazz, blues, funk, Latin, fusion, electronica and world music will fill the air in spaces indoors and out.
June

Canada Day

Granville Island is bursting at the seams with culturally diverse national pride! Around every corner you’ll find entertainment, artwork and food, inviting you to wrap yourself in the flag and embrace the rich tapestry of our multicultural nation.
July

Fringe Festival

The Vancouver Fringe is a celebration of theatre for everyone featuring more than 700 performances by 80 artists over 11 days.
September

Vancouver International Writers Festival

The Annual Vancouver International Writers Festival on Granville Island offers a world of ideas to explore with writers from around the world.
October