Upcoming Events

All Upcoming Events

Santa's Village Tour

December 1, 2018 to December 16, 2018
The first Granville Island Santa’s Village Tour runs from December 1st to 16th....
Ceremonies & Celebrations

25th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

December 21, 2018
The dance of the sun and earth has inspired celebrations of the human spirit, expressed through art and music, throughout the ages....
Ceremonies & Celebrations
Kids Stuff
Performing Arts

Christmas at the Kids Market

December 1, 2018 to December 24, 2018
Santa arrives at the Kids Market on Saturday, December 1st at 11am. Come visit for a sing-along and storytelling with Santa! Parents are welcome to take photos of their children with Santa....
Art & Crafts
Kids Stuff

Merry Kiss-mas

November 21, 2018 to December 24, 2018
Merry Kiss-mas is a shiny new Christmas parody show packed full of rib-tickling Yuletide mirth....
Performing Arts

7th Annual Ornament Show

November 23, 2018 to December 30, 2018
Join the party at Ainsworth Custom Design’s 7th Annual Ornament Show and Sale!...
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts

Christmas at Pemberly

November 15, 2018 to December 30, 2018
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

A Charlie Brown Holiday Double Bill

November 24, 2018 to December 30, 2018
Experience the ups and downs of everyday life with Charlie Brown and his Friends in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown....
Performing Arts

Christmas Classics Market Tour

December 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018
The Christmas Classics Market Tour is a special holiday event on Granville Island from Dec 1-31, 2018....
Culinary events

2018 Year in Review

December 26, 2018 to December 31, 2018
Elections, legalized pot, climate change, “affordable” housing (or lack thereof), internet hacks, and perennial Vancouver favourite: bike lanes, dominated the headlines in 2018....
Performing Arts

New Year's Eve 2018

December 31, 2018
Bid farewell to all 2018’s doom and gloom as we take an improvised look at the year’s top news stories and add a much-needed comedic perspective in preparation for the coming year....
Performing Arts

Nutcracker Suites

December 15, 2018 to January 26, 2019
This winter season enjoy the Karen Flamenco Dance Company performance of Tchaikovsky’s classical Nutcracker Suites....

Teatro Intimo – Live Flamenco

November 10, 2018 to May 4, 2019
The Karen Flamenco Dance Society brings the glamour and extravagance of a large theatre production onto a small theatrical stage, every Saturday from 5pm to 6pm, starting November 2018....
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.