Upcoming Events

Due to COVID-19 precautions, many events scheduled in the spring of 2020 have been postponed or cancelled(noted below)

Art Through the Window: an artist's tribute to frontline workers around the world

May 16, 2020 to May 28, 2020
Art Through the Window is presented as a walkby/window browsing opportunity to view a unique collection of large canvases by an internationally renowned artist, Paul Ygartua, honouring the work o...
Visual Arts

Online - Busker Performances

April 3, 2020 to May 31, 2020
While they are unable to entertain outside at this time, Granville Island Buskers continue to offer their musical services to the world via live online performances....
Live Music

Online Event - Kids Fest Pop Up!

May 26, 2020 to May 31, 2020
Vancouver Children’s Festival is thrilled to announce their first ever online Kids Fest Pop Up!...
Art & Crafts
Educational Events
Festivals
Kids Stuff
Live Music
Performing Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Online Event - Workshop Wednesdays with Arts Club Theatre

May 6, 2020 to June 24, 2020
Missing theatre? Join Arts Club instructors every Wednesday for a rotating series of workshops—via Zoom!...
Performing Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Online Event - Storytime Saturday with Carousel Theatre

May 2, 2020 to June 27, 2020
Join Carousel Theatre for Young People every weekend as their talented artists bring their favourite stories to life, just for you....
Educational Events
Kids Stuff
Learning

Online Event - Randi Makes...! with Carousel Theatre

May 6, 2020 to June 30, 2020
Randi Makes...! explores learning through creative storytelling and play. Explore new ideas through crafts, baking, art history, science, writing, theatre and more with Randi!...
Art & Crafts
Kids Stuff
Visual Arts

Postponed - 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

Postponed - 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

Postponed - 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

Postponed - 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(Cancelled) 

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