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Annual International Mail-in Art Exhibition

Federation of Canadian Artists Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This annual exhibition makes exhibiting on a global scale a more reachable goal for international artists! Each year the Federation encourages artists to submit work on a thin 8" x 10" substrate that can be affordably mailed to the gallery in Canada. This year's theme was "Growth" and artists were asked to respond to this […]

Visual Arts

The Papa Penguin Play

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Penguins Peaches and Izzy are the Zoo’s main attraction: two male penguins who put on daily shows to visitors’ delight. But when other penguin couples lay eggs and go on to have a chick, these two pine for parenting life. With the help from the Zoo Keeper, dreams do come true. The Papa Penguin Play […]

Kids StuffPerforming Arts

Camp What’s-It-Called

The Improv Centre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Starry nights, food fights, and cabin competitions – just a few of the staples of a great week at camp! Will our campers have the greatest summer of their teenage lives, or will their mischief lead to mayhem? YOU decide!  

Granville Island Secure Bike Parking

Old Bridge St Outdoor Lot Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Granville Island secure bike lock-up is on the road again from May 18th to September 2nd! Located on Old Bridge Street, right behind the brewery, roll your bike (e-bike, scooter, trailer/cargo bike) up to the attendant, who will  lock up your bike, give you a claim ticket, then send you on your way to […]

OutdoorsSports & Recreation

Heidelberg Open House

Ocean Concrete Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Come explore the inner workings of a concrete plant on Granville Island! There will be a live band, face painting, a giant sand box, and much more. We will also be sharing information and answering questions about what Heidelberg Materials is doing to be a sustainable company, not only here in Vancouver, but throughout North […]

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Vancouver International Children’s Festival

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada +4 more

Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 27 to June 2 and enjoy spectacular performances from around the globe for kids and families of all ages! The 2024 Festival features circus arts, puppetry, theatre, dance, and music shows plus lots of arts activities created just for children. Each show ticket […]

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Negar Jazbi Artist Pop-Up Event

Experience the captivating work of Iranian-Canadian artist Negar Jazbi at the Circle Craft Store on Granville Island, June 1-2. Specializing in fashion accessories, Negar combines craftsmanship, design, and technology to create stunning purses. During this pop-up event, she will be in-store conducting live demonstrations and selling her unique pieces. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet […]

Educational EventsLearningVisual Arts

Lights Up Musical Theatre Year-end Shows – The Future is NOW!

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Lights Up Theatre Schools students aged 4 to 16 perform their end of year shows on Granville Island for parents and friends. 9 schools perform 'The Future is NOW' written especially for Lights Up Theatre in 9 separate shows this June.

Performing Arts

Boat for Hope

Public Market Courtyard Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Boat for Hope benefitting Variety – the Children’s Charity of BC, is a fun-filled water expedition where children with disabilities and complex health care needs live out their favourite pirate adventure. The action-packed day begins with over 350 Variety kids and their families’ boarding boats docked at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club and heading out […]

Kids StuffOutdoors

Improv Against Humanity: Summer Lovin’

The Improv Centre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Come see some of the funniest performers from around Vancouver bring Cards Against Humanity to life! Using the hit party game as inspiration, the comedians will create twisted and hilarious scenes for your comedy pleasure just in time for summer vacation.

Performing Arts

Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Ocean Artworks - Covered outdoor public space & pavillion Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada +2 more

The 39th edition of the Vancouver International Jazz Festival offers a balance of free and ticketed performances from June 21 to June 30, 2024. Granville Island will be the hub for festival activity during the ten-day event, with a wide range of shows scheduled at Performance Works, Ocean Artworks and the Revue Stage.

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