Upcoming Events

All Upcoming Events

Sad Comedy

February 15, 2019
Sad Comedy is back for Vol. 7! Join us for independent publishing’s hottest comedy night with a nerd chic line-up of some of Vancouver’s funniest folks. Hosted by Jackie Hoffart!...
Performing Arts

Lunar New Year 2019: Year of the Pig

February 5, 2019 to February 17, 2019
Granville Island looks forward to celebrating Lunar New Year traditions in February....
Art & Crafts
Ceremonies & Celebrations
Performing Arts

Weaving 101

February 6, 2019 to February 20, 2019
Learn to weave on the simplest loom and create a sampler that explores a number of materials and techniques....
Art & Crafts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favourites

February 23, 2019 to February 24, 2019
Follow a tiny caterpillar, a little cloud and a mixed-up chameleon as they grow, change and discover who they really are....
Kids Stuff
Performing Arts

Winter Jazz

February 22, 2019 to February 24, 2019
Winter Jazz returns! Granville Island is teaming up with Coastal Jazz and Blues Society again in February for a full weekend of live music at Performance Works....
Performing Arts

Works on Paper

January 23, 2019 to February 24, 2019
Paper is one of the first support media we are introduced to as children and paper continues to support artists throughout their practice. Show us what paper can do!
Visual Arts

For the Love of Printmaking: 2 Influential Local Printmakers

January 23, 2019 to February 24, 2019
Betty Jean Drummond and Marijke Nap were members of Dundarave Print Workshop for many years. Their enthusiasm for printmaking was infectious....
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts

Nach`i`m Studio Gallery

February 7, 2019 to February 28, 2019
Skwetsimeltxw Willard ‘Buddy’ Joseph and Chepximiya Siyam’ Chief Janice George will be showcasing the beauty of Squamish art & culture in an art gallery setting....
Art & Crafts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

The Shoplifters

February 7, 2019 to March 9, 2019
Meet Alma, a career shoplifter who prefers the “five-finger discount” over any senior citizen’s deal....
Performing Arts

OK Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

September 20, 2018 to December 21, 2019
Vancouver TheatreSports pokes fun at Vancouver’s notorious dating scene with the help of audience suggestions....
Performing Arts

Mixed Improv Arts

September 20, 2018 to December 21, 2019
In this winner-takes-all contest you won’t see a ‘Peruvian necktie’ or a ‘Rubber guard’ but you will see opponents face off in a fierce competition of wits for who can wi...
Performing Arts

WTF – What the Fun?!

September 20, 2018 to December 21, 2019
End your week with laughs at WTF – What the Fun!  With the aid of audience suggestions, WTF takes its inspiration from the quirky stories found in the weekly news and on-line...
Performing Arts


September 20, 2018 to December 21, 2019
Relying on razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of performers are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches....
Performing Arts

Rookie Night

September 20, 2018 to December 22, 2019
Rookie Night puts our young improvisers to the test in front of a hungry crowd. They may just be the future stars of tomorrow....
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!

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.

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.

Fringe Festival

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

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.