Upcoming Events

All Upcoming Events

Live Portrait Painting Demo by David Goatley

April 26, 2018
Drop into the gallery to watch a master at work.  David Goatley, SFCA is a world-renowned portrait painter with over 400 international commissions....
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts

Granville Island Fashion Show

April 26, 2018
The Granville Island Business and Community Association presents a fashion show to promote our local community fashion, textile and jewellery designers and purveyors.

The Raptors

April 12, 2018 to April 28, 2018
Find your way down to the Public Market Courtyard on select days to meet the educators from Vancouver Island’s The Raptors and their feathered friends.
Educational Events
Kids Stuff

Ocean Concrete - Open House

April 28, 2018
Interactive displays, plant tours, craft tents and a giant sandbox highlight Ocean Concrete's annual community open house.
Educational Events
Kids Stuff


April 26, 2018 to April 28, 2018
Stéphanie Morin-Robert returns in this raw and literally eye-popping account of life as a glass eye-wielding 7-year-old.
Performing Arts

Red Gate Revue Stage - April

April 1, 2018 to April 28, 2018
01 April - SMACKDOWN: The 24hr Musical Contest 03/10/17/24 April - Sin Peaks presents This Just Sin 06-08, 12-14 April - Fabulist Theatre presents Once on this Island 15 April ...
Performing Arts

Spirit Horse

April 21, 2018 to April 29, 2018
Ojibway playwright Drew Hayden Taylor’s adaptation of the story of a spirit horse bridging the culture of two urban Stoney Nation children and the traditional ways of their grandfather. (Based...
Kids Stuff
Performing Arts

Lunar Tails: Ruminations on Animals of the Chinese Zodiac

April 4, 2018 to April 29, 2018
Corey Mah ("amiable Rat") and Barb Snyder ("mischievous Monkey") present work exploring the animals of the Chinese zodiac.
Visual Arts

Woolith Fair

April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018
Not your average community crawl, this event gives you a chance to check out a number of local yarn stores and fibre-related businesses.
Art & Crafts


April 5, 2018 to May 5, 2018
A romance novelist held captive by his self-proclaimed "number one fan" finds himself writing for his freedom and his life in Stephen King's intimate thriller.
Performing Arts

Art Smash

May 1, 2018 to May 12, 2018
Granville Island announces its newest project, ART SMASH, a celebration of visual art in public spaces....
Visual Arts

Murder on the Improv Express - A Killer Comedy

April 12, 2018 to May 26, 2018
A night with all of the makings of a classic murder mystery onboard a luxury train in the Canadian Rockies where the audience members just might die laughing.
Performing Arts

The Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibition

May 31, 2018
For professional artists the rising cost of shipping restricts one’s participation in international exhibitions, exposure and competitions....
Art & Crafts

Live Music at the Backstage Lounge

April 16, 2018 to May 31, 2018
Live music venue with performances almost every night, from indie rock, DJs, world music and open-mic jams. 
Performing Arts

Maiwa's 2018 Spring Workshops

April 16, 2018 to June 10, 2018
Single courses and extended workshops from Maiwa School of Textiles.
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Youth Paddling - False Creek Racing Canoe Club

April 16, 2018 to September 9, 2018
With many exciting options to get your kids active and paddling--by canoe, kayak, dragon boat or outrigger--our spring/summer sports program kicks off in April....
Kids Stuff

Happening this season

Rookie Nights

April 16, 2018 to August 26, 2018
Vancouver TheatreSports League’s Rookie Night put our young improvisers to the test in front of a hungry crowd. They may just be the future stars of tomorrow....
Performing Arts

#No Filter - The LOL of TMI

April 16, 2018 to August 30, 2018
#NoFilter uses the spontaneity of improv comedy to delve into our fleeting, over-shared digital world....
Performing Arts


April 16, 2018 to August 31, 2018
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

April 16, 2018 to August 31, 2018
Vancouver TheatreSports pokes fun at Vancouver’s notorious dating scene with our latest late-night show, OK Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy....
Performing Arts

Farmers Market

June 7, 2018 to September 27, 2018
With everything from seasonal produce to wine and more, the Granville Island Farmers Market returns to Triangle Square every Thursday from 10am to 3pm.

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.