Upcoming Events

All Upcoming Events

Live Flamenco Show

April 13, 2019 to December 14, 2019
The one-hour production welcomes audiences of all ages with live traditional flamenco music dance storylines puppetry and magic....
Performing Arts

Breakfast with Santa at the Dockside

December 14, 2019
As part of Granville Island's holiday celebrations, Dockside Restaurant will be hosting Breakfast with Santa to benefit the CKNW Orphans Fund....
Kids Stuff

Pop-Up Concert – ‘Where the Quiet Queers Are’ – Amplify Choral Theatre

December 14, 2019
Amplify Choral will be performing a twenty minute musical excerpt of their play Where the Quiet Queers Are`, that was recently premiered during the Vancouver International Fringe Festival on Granville...
Live Music

Carolling with Carousel

December 14, 2019
Get into the holiday spirit with our family holiday sing-along!...
Live Music

The Shoe Must Go On

December 11, 2019 to December 14, 2019
It’s Panto Time! Celebrate the holidays with this irreverent take on the classic Cinderella tale: rival Fairy Godmothers, unfortunate weddings, magic potions, and two pairs of glass shoes!...
Live Music
Performing Arts

Signature Medal Art Exhibition

November 26, 2019 to December 15, 2019
Presented by the Federation of Canadian Artists, Canada's largest Non-profit Arts Service Organization, this exhibition features artists who have achieved Signature Status with the Federation....
Visual Arts

Drop-in Workshop – Pin-Prick Lanterns

December 19, 2019
Stop by the Net Loft to create a lantern out of an up-cycled tetra pack by poking holes with a pin in a creative design. These are easy to make and can be as simple or elaborate as you like....
Art & Crafts


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

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


December 10, 2019 to December 21, 2019
Set in Nebraska in the ’90s, Will, a bit of a social outcast, and Mike, the popular football player, figure out that there is more to life than what high school has taught them....
Performing Arts

Christmas Carol Cruises

November 30, 2019 to December 21, 2019
Join us aboard our Festive Christmas Carol Dinner Cruise! We will be serving up a traditional Christmas buffet dinner with turkey, ham and all the trimmings....
Food and Drink
Live Music

26th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

December 21, 2019
The dance of the sun and earth has inspired celebrations of the human spirit, expressed through art and music, throughout the ages....
Kids Stuff
Parade and Ceremony
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

Ten Squared

December 16, 2019 to December 22, 2019
The best way to purchase affordable original art. Ten Squared is an art exhibition that features over 100 artworks from hundreds of local living artists....
Visual Arts

Visit with Santa at the Kids Market

November 30, 2019 to December 24, 2019
Santa Arrives at Kids Market on Saturday, November 30th at 11am! There will be hot chocolate and cookies for the first 100 children!...
Art & Crafts
Kids Stuff

Merry Kissmas

November 20, 2019 to December 24, 2019
The ‘VTS Channel’ presents Merry Kissmas – A Royal Romance....
Performing Arts

The Late Show - Adult Only Improv Comedy

March 23, 2019 to December 28, 2019
Are you a grown-up? If you are, join us late Saturday nights for The Late Show – Adult Only Improv Comedy, Saturdays at 11:15pm....
Performing Arts

All Aboard Mini-Skate Ramp

November 16, 2019 to December 31, 2019
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...
Sports & Recreation

Ainsworth 8th Annual Ornament Sale

November 29, 2019 to January 3, 2020
Ainsworth Custom Design presents their 8th Annual Ornament Show and Sale. Join them for opening night, Friday November 29th, from 5pm - 8pm.
Visual Arts

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

December 5, 2019 to January 4, 2020
A holiday confection filled with classic Jane Austen charm, Miss Bennet is a modern sequel about the bookish middle child of the Bennets....
Performing Arts

Peter Pan

November 20, 2019 to January 5, 2020
Pirates. Lost Boys. A ticking crocodile. And a child who never wants to grow up....
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.