Upcoming Events

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

Postponed - En Plain Air Painting with Watercolours

April 18, 2020
Join Alfonso as he explores his painting strategies for using watercolour as an ‘en plein air’ medium!...
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Postponed - Landscape Master Copy in Oil: Understanding Perspective

April 26, 2020
SP will be creating a landscape painting in oils from a photo reference, using a full palette of colours.  He will show how to set up the painting with an imprimatura, followed by color mixing us...
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Postponed - ‘da Kink in my Hair

April 16, 2020 to May 16, 2020
“If you want to know about a woman, touch her hair.” At Novelette’s Toronto salon, captivating stories untangle as eight distinctive women narrate their lives with honesty, humour, a...
Performing 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

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