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2019 Stanley Park Events Calendar

This is a list of all key dates of all the upcoming and past events taking place in Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2019 today, tomorrow, and in the future, including a list of past 2018 events.  There are many annual events, seasonal events, one-time, and weekly events that take place every year.

There are many annual events that take place in Stanley Park such as the Polar Bear Swim, Vancouver Sun Run, BMO Vancouver Marathon, Easter Fair and Miniature Train, Stanley Park Open Tennis Tournament, Celebration of Lights Fireworks shows, Vancouver Triathlon, Terry Fox Run, Halloween Ghost Train, and Bright Nights Christmas Train.

There are many one-time concerts, charity walks and runs, workshops, and Walking Tours that take place throughout the year in Stanley Park.

During the summer months, there are many weekly events in Stanley Park such as weekly dancing, weekly movies, and a weekly drum circle.

In 2018, there was a new 3 day Stanley Park Music Festival called Skookum music, food, and art festival at Brockton Point!  This festival will not be held in 2019, but is expected back in 2020.

If you know of an event happening in Stanley Park that we don't have listed and want it on our schedule, please contact us.  Also, if you have any corrections or updates to any event in our schedule, please contact us and will update our schedule!

DISCLAIMER: This calendar is for information purposes only.  Events can change dates, times, or be cancelled at any time.  Don't rely just on this events calendar.  We don't operate any events.  Confirm all event details with the event organizers before registering or going to them!

Daily 2019 Stanley Park Events Calendar

Daily
9pm

Nine O'Clock Gun in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Weekly 2019 Stanley Park Events Calendar

Every Sunny Tuesday
after work to sunset

Brahms Tams Drum Circle in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

This is a drum circle at Third Beach.  Anyone can come with or without a drum and join in on the drumming and dancing!

Drum Circle Info...

Upcoming 2019 Stanley Park Events Calendar

April 2019 Stanley Park Events

April 18-22, 2019
10am-5pm

Stanley Park Easter Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Easter Fair and Easter Miniature Train Ride

This is the annual Easter Fair and Easter-themed Miniature Train ride.  For the fair, there is a Bunny Burrow maze, face painting, easter egg hunt, Easter Bunny meet, crafts and carnival activities.

Hours: 10am - 5pm
Cost: yes for train ride, easter egg hunt, and carnival activities
Ages: all ages
Location: Stanley Park Junction

More Information...

April 18, 2019
7pm-9pm

Skull in Nature House in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Art Night: Sketching with Skulls

This is an artist guided night of sketching and learning about the skull collection of the Stanley Park Ecology Society.  You can enjoy a beer or two at this session.  Charcoal, pastels, and sketching paper are provided.

Registration: Required in advance to ensure enough supplies
Cost: $19-$22
Ages: 19+
Location: Stanley Park Nature House

More Information and registration...

April 25, 2019
1pm-3pm

Bus Loop in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Walking Tour: Indigenous Plant Use

This is a walk through the forest to learn about the indigenous relationships with local flora and fauna.

Cost: $24-$31
Ages: All
Location: Meet at Stanley Park Bus Loop

More Information and Registration...

April 26, 2019
7pm-9pm

Stanley Park Nature House in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Workshop: Weaving Arts: Roses and Rope Twists

This is a workshop to learn about the place of cedar bark in the Northwest Indigenous culture and to be shown some key weaving techniques.  Prepared cedar bark and refreshments will be provided.

Registration: Advance registration required
Cost: $27-$31
Ages: ???
Location: Stanley Park Nature House

More Information and registration...

April 27, 2019
12pm-4pm

Lost Lagoon Lookout in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Earth Day Celebration

This is to celebrate Earth Day.  Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society to celebrate Earth Day.

Registration: not required
Cost: Free
Ages: All
Location: Lost Lagoon Lookout

More Information and Registration...

April 27, 2019
1pm-4pm

Stanley Park Pavilion in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Weaving with Invasive Plants-FREE youth workshop

This is a free youth workshop to learn core basketry and rope making skills using invasive plant materials.

Registration: Advance registration required
Cost: free
Ages: 13-30
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and registration...

April 28, 2019
9am-11am

Stanley Park Nature House in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Walk: Birds of a Feather: Hello, Migrants!

This is a 2 hour easy walk to learn about migrating bird identificaton and behaviour in Stanley Park.

Registration Required: Yes
Cost: by donation..see website
Ages: ???
Location: Stanley Park Nature House

More Information and registration...

April 28, 2019
1pm-2:30pm

West End Community Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

West End Urban Garden Club Community Potluck, Seed, and Plant Swap and Workshop

The West End Urban Garden club has a potluck lunch monthly at the West End Community Centre.  It is open to anybody that wants to come and is completely FREE!  Everybody is really friendly, don't be shy, come out and meet your neighbours.  Every month there is a discussion topic..this month is...Growing Edible Flowers.  Please register on the West End Community Centre website or at the front desk at the West End Community Centre.

Registration: Please register online beforehand if you can
Cost: free, but please bring a little food to share
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

More Information and Registration...

April 28, 2019
2:30pm-3:30pm

West End Community Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

West End Urban Garden Club Monthly Meeting

The West End Urban Garden club has a meeting monthly.  This is a group open to anybody who has an interest in gardening whether you have a gardening space or not.  There are also sub-groups trying to save bees, get more community garden space, etc..  Everybody is really friendly.  New members are very welcome!  Free!  Discussion topic this month is... Exploring the West End Urban Gardening Calendar.

Registration: Please register online beforehand if you can
Cost: free
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

More Information and Registration...

May 2019 Stanley Park Events

May 4, 2019
11am-3pm

Stanley Park Lawn Bowling in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club Open House

The Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club will be hosting an open house.

Cost: free
Location: Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club

More Information...

May 5, 2019

First Half run, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

BMO Vancouver International Marathon

This is the annual marathon.  The full marathon race starts in Queen Elizabeth Park and goes out to UBC, then through Kitsilano, then along Beach Avenue, English Bay Seawall, and around the Stanley Park Seawall, then up Pender Street to the finish.  There is also a half marathon which goes Stanley Park(Beach Ave, North Lagoon Drive, Pipeline Road, Stanley Park Drive).  There is also an 8k run which starts in front of the Fish House Restaurant(PERMANENTLY CLOSED) and does a similar route through Stanley Park as the 8k.  Additionally, there is a kids run around Lost Lagoon.

Cost: Yes
Ages: ???
Times: ???
Location: Stanley Park Seawall

Note: There will be road closures on the west side of Stanley Park for this event.

More Information and Registration...

May 5, 2019
6:30pm-9:30pm

Stanley Park Pavilion in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Sakura Night Gala

The Sakura Night Gala is an annual event where top Vancouver restaurants are celebrated with Asian-fusion food.  This is a standing dinner reception.  This is part of the annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival.

Attire: Cocktail
Cost: Early Bird: $150, Regular: $175
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and Tickets...

May 11, 2019
1pm-4pm

Stanley Park Pavilion in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Weaving with Invasive Plants-FREE youth workshop

This is a free youth workshop to learn core basketry and rope making skills using invasive plant materials.

Registration: Advance registration required
Cost: free
Ages: 13-30
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and registration...

May 12, 2019
9am

Ceperley Park in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

BlueShore Financial Mother's Day Run presented by the Westin Bayshore

This is an annual 3k, 5k, or 10k run or walk in Stanley Park and Coal Harbour.  All participants will receive a souvenir technical running shirt and gift bag.  Moms will get a commemorative scarf at the finish line.  There will also be a festival at the finish line with kid's activities, and champagne giveaways.  This event is for everyone.  The official charity is Make-A-Wish BC and Yukon.

The 3k route goes from Ceperley Park to Jack Poole Plaza along the Coal Harbour Seawall.  The 5k routes goes from Ceperley Park around Lost Lagoon, then along the Coal Harbour Seawall to Jack Poole Plaza.  The 10k route goes counter-clockwise around the Stanley Park Seawall from Ceperley Park then along the Coal Harbour Seawall to Jack Poole Plaza.  Shuttles between the start and finish area will be available.  The finish line festival is at the Westin Bayshore Hotel.

Cost: $35-$69 plus GST
Ages: All
Location: Starts at Ceperley Park

More Information and Registration...

May 13, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

Meeting Agenda...

May 20, 2019

Tennis Courts in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Victoria Day Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament

This is a non-sanctioned tennis tournament in Stanley Park.

Cost: ?
Ages: Various
Location: Tennis Courts

More Information...

May 26, 2019
1pm-2:30pm

West End Community Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

West End Urban Garden Club Community Potluck, Seed, and Plant Swap and Workshop

The West End Urban Garden club has a potluck lunch monthly at the West End Community Centre.  It is open to anybody that wants to come and is completely FREE!  Everybody is really friendly, don't be shy, come out and meet your neighbours.  Every month there is a discussion topic..this month is...Growing Great Tomatoes.  Please register on the West End Community Centre website or at the front desk at the West End Community Centre.

Registration: Please register online beforehand if you can
Cost: free, but please bring a little food to share
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

More Information and Registration...

May 26, 2019
2:30pm-3:30pm

West End Community Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

West End Urban Garden Club Monthly Meeting

The West End Urban Garden club has a meeting monthly.  This is a group open to anybody who has an interest in gardening whether you have a gardening space or not.  There are also sub-groups trying to save bees, get more community garden space, etc..  Everybody is really friendly.  New members are very welcome!  Free!  Discussion topic this month is... How to Create a Village in the City.

Registration: Please register online beforehand if you can
Cost: free
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

More Information and Registration...

May 27, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

Meeting Agenda...

June 2019 Stanley Park Events

June 7, 2019
7pm-10pm

Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Chromeo

This is a music concert that is ninety minutes of non stop funk for the first time with a live band.

Cost: $58-$187.50
Ages: all ages, general admission, 19+ bar
Time: Gates 6pm, show 7pm, curfew 10pm
Location: Malkin Bowl

More Information and tickets...

June 9, 2019
11am

Lumbermens' Arch in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

This is an annual 5k walk in support of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Cost: by donation
Ages: All ages
Times: check in 8:30am, start time: 11am
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

More Information and Registration...

June 10, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

Meeting Agenda...

June 16, 2019
8:30am-1pm

Lumbermen's Arch in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

35rd Annual World Partnership Walk

This is Canada's largest annual fundraiser dedicated to raising awareness and funds to alleviate global poverty.  Proceeds go to the Aga Khan Foundation Canada.  This walk goes along the Stanley Park Seawall.

Cost: ?
Time: Registration: 8:30am, Ambassador Pictures: 8:30am-12pm, Walk 10am, Awards: 12:30pm
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

More Information and Registration...

June 22, 2019
1pm-4pm

Strawberry Festival in the West End, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Strawberry Festival 2019

This is the annual strawberry festival in the West End of Vancouver.  There will be musical performances, a bouncy castle, horse-drawn carriage rides, activities for all ages, booths from local groups.  Most importantly, delicious strawberry shortcakes will be for sale!

Time: 1pm-4pm
Admission Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: Barclay Heritage Square, 1447 Barclay St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

More Information

June 23, 2018
9:30am

Fish House in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

This is an annual 21k half marathon and 5k run by the Canada Running Series.  The half marathon starts at UBC and finishes in Stanley Park.  The 5k starts near Ceperley Field in Stanley Park, goes through Ceperley Meadow and counter-clockwise around Lost Lagoon, then back to the Seawall at Second Beach and along the seawall to the the bottom of Bidwell Street then back along Beach Avenue to the former Fish House Restaurant.

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: next to former Fish House Restaurant

Note: There will be road closures on Stanley Park Drive from Second Beach to the Beach Avenue entrance to Stanley Park for this event.

More Information and Registration...

June 23, 2019
1pm-2:30pm

West End Community Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

West End Urban Garden Club Community Potluck, Seed, and Plant Swap and Workshop

The West End Urban Garden club has a potluck lunch monthly at the West End Community Centre.  It is open to anybody that wants to come and is completely FREE!  Everybody is really friendly, don't be shy, come out and meet your neighbours.  Every month there is a discussion topic..this month is...Eating on the Wild Side: Growing Vegetable Varieties that Maximize Nutrition.  Please register on the West End Community Centre website or at the front desk at the West End Community Centre.

Registration: Please register online beforehand if you can
Cost: free, but please bring a little food to share
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

More Information and Registration...

June 23, 2019
2:30pm-3:30pm

West End Community Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

West End Urban Garden Club Monthly Meeting

The West End Urban Garden club has a meeting monthly.  This is a group open to anybody who has an interest in gardening whether you have a gardening space or not.  There are also sub-groups trying to save bees, get more community garden space, etc..  Everybody is really friendly.  New members are very welcome!  Free!  Discussion topic this month is... Seed Packet Party.

Registration: Please register online beforehand if you can
Cost: free
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

More Information and Registration...

June 24, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

Meeting Agenda...

June 29 - July 1, 2019

Tennis Courts in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Ricardo Amar Invitational Doubles Tennis Tournament

This is a non-sanctioned tennis tournament in Stanley Park.

Cost: ?
Ages: Various
Location: Tennis Courts

More Information...

July 2019 Stanley Park Events

July 1, 2019
10:30pm

Canada Day Celebrations at Canada Place, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Canada Day Fireworks at Canada Place

This is the largest Canada Day Fireworks display in Vancouver.  The fireworks generally last about 20 minutes.  The fireworks are set off from a barge in Coal Harbour.  The fireworks can be viewed from Canada Place, the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre , along the complete Coal Harbour Seawall, the Stanley Park Seawall from the Vancouver Rowing Club to Brockton Point.  Hundreds of thousands of people usually come to see the fireworks so it is very crowded especially around Canada Place.

Cost: free
Ages: All Ages
Location: Coal Harbour

July 2, 2019 at sunset

Tuesday Night Movies in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Outdoor Movie: TBD

This is the first of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in Stanley Park.  There is a free seating area for up to 5000 people.  You don't need to have a reservation for the free seating.  The movies start after sunset weather-permitting.  This is a family-friendly event so there is no smoking and no alcohol.  You can bring your own lawn chair, picnic basket, and blanket if you want.  They will have brand new blankets for sale.  There are paid reserved seats closer to the screen and a dinner and seat option which includes a dinner at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

Cost: Free on lawn, no reservations required; $???(one show)-$???(season pass) for reserved seat
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 5 - July 21, 2019

Tennis Courts in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

88th Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open

This is a high-level tennis tournament in a beautiful environment.  There are categories for every age and every level of play.

Cost: ?
Ages: Various
Location: Tennis Courts

More Information and Registration...

July 8, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

Meeting Agenda...

July 9, 2019 at sunset

Tuesday Night Movies in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Outdoor Movie: TBD

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in Stanley Park.  There is a free seating area for up to 5000 people.  You don't need to have a reservation for the free seating.  The movies start after sunset weather-permitting.  This is a family-friendly event so there is no smoking and no alcohol.  You can bring your own lawn chair, picnic basket, and blanket if you want.  They will have brand new blankets for sale.  There are paid reserved seats closer to the screen and a dinner and seat option which includes a dinner at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

Cost: Free on lawn, no reservations required; $???(one show)-$???(season pass) for reserved seat
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 13, 2019
11am-5pm

Pride Sports Day in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Pride Sports Day

This is a day of games, sports, performances, a beer garden and vendors.  This is organized by the Vancouver Pride Society.

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 14, 2019
8:30am-12:30pm

Lumbermens' Arch in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Walk with the Dragon

This is an annual walk in support of the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation.  This is a 3k or 7k walk around the Stanley Park first from Lumbermens' Arch to Second Beach, then counter-clockwise on the Stanley Park Seawall back to Lumbermens' Arch.

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Times: check in 8:30am, walk start time: 11am
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

More Information and Registration...

July 16, 2019 at sunset

Tuesday Night Movies in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Outdoor Movie: TBD

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in Stanley Park.  There is a free seating area for up to 5000 people.  You don't need to have a reservation for the free seating.  The movies start after sunset weather-permitting.  This is a family-friendly event so there is no smoking and no alcohol.  You can bring your own lawn chair, picnic basket, and blanket if you want.  They will have brand new blankets for sale.  There are paid reserved seats closer to the screen and a dinner and seat option which includes a dinner at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

Cost: Free on lawn, no reservations required; $???(one show)-$???(season pass) for reserved seat
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 20, 2019

Ceperley Park in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Summerfast 10k Run/Walk

This is an annual flat, fast run along Lost Lagoon then along the Stanley Park Seawall back to Ceperley Park.

Cost: Yes
Location: Starts at Ceperley Park

More Information and Registration...

July 20, 2019
3pm

Prospect Point Picnic Area in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Church in the Park

Coastal Church hosts an afternoon of fun for the entire family.  There will be food trucks with food for purchase or you can bring your own food.  Bring chairs, blankets, and games as you wish.  There will be a family section with inflatables, activities, and games.  There will be a stage with live music and performances.  At 5pm there will be a group worship and message from the pastor.

Cost: free
Location: Prospect Point Picnic Area

More Information...

July 22, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

Meeting Agenda...

July 23, 2019 at sunset

Tuesday Night Movies in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Outdoor Movie: TBD

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in Stanley Park.  There is a free seating area for up to 5000 people.  You don't need to have a reservation for the free seating.  The movies start after sunset weather-permitting.  This is a family-friendly event so there is no smoking and no alcohol.  You can bring your own lawn chair, picnic basket, and blanket if you want.  They will have brand new blankets for sale.  There are paid reserved seats closer to the screen and a dinner and seat option which includes a dinner at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

Cost: Free on lawn, no reservations required; $???(one show)-$???(season pass) for reserved seat
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 27, 2019

Ceperley Park in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Festival

This is the pre-fireworks festival which has lots of bands and activities.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages???
Location: Ceperley Park

More Festival info...

July 27, 2019
10pm

Fireworks in English Bay, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks by Country: India

This is one of the 3 nights of the annual fireworks.  This is a about a 25 minute fireworks show syncronized to music that draws 100s of thousands of people to watch them.  Fireworks are fired from a barge in English Bay.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: English Bay

More Fireworks info...

July 29 - July 30, 2019

Tennis Courts in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Rogers Rookie Tour Tennis Tournament

This is a tennis tournaments for kids.  On July 29, the under 10 and under 14/16 events will take place.  On July 30, the under 12 event will take place.

Cost: ?
Ages: Various
Location: Tennis Courts

More Information and Registration...

July 30, 2019 at sunset

Tuesday Night Movies in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Outdoor Movie: TBD

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in Stanley Park.  There is a free seating area for up to 5000 people.  You don't need to have a reservation for the free seating.  The movies start after sunset weather-permitting.  This is a family-friendly event so there is no smoking and no alcohol.  You can bring your own lawn chair, picnic basket, and blanket if you want.  They will have brand new blankets for sale.  There are paid reserved seats closer to the screen and a dinner and seat option which includes a dinner at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

Cost: Free on lawn, no reservations required; $???(one show)-$???(season pass) for reserved seat
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 31, 2019

Ceperley Park in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Festival

This is the pre-fireworks festival which has lots of bands and activities.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages???
Location: Ceperley Park

More Festival info...

July 31, 2019
10pm

Fireworks in English Bay, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks by Country: Canada

This is one of the 3 nights of the annual fireworks.  This is a about a 25 minute fireworks show syncronized to music that draws 100s of thousands of people to watch them.  Fireworks are fired from a barge in English Bay.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: English Bay

More Fireworks info...

August 2019 Stanley Park Events

August 3, 2019

Ceperley Park in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Festival

This is the pre-fireworks festival which has lots of bands and activities.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages???
Location: Ceperley Park

More Festival info...

August 3, 2019
10pm

Fireworks in English Bay, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks by Country: Croatia

This is one of the 3 nights of the annual fireworks.  This is a about a 25 minute fireworks show syncronized to music that draws 100s of thousands of people to watch them.  Fireworks are fired from a barge in English Bay.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: English Bay

More Fireworks info...

August 3-4, 2019?

Pride parade in Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Pride Festival

This is a festival associated with Vancouver Pride.

Cost: free
Ages: all
Location: Sunset Beach Park

August 4, 2019

Pride parade in Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Pride Parade

This is a large parade in the West End of Vancouver to celebrate gay pride.  The parade runs along Robson Street, then Denman Street, then Beach Avenue to Sunset Beach park.  Hundreds of thousands of spectators come out to watch the parade

Note: There are extensive road closures in the West End for this event.

Cost: free
Ages: all
Location: West End

August 4, 2018

Tennis Courts in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver International Pride Tennis Tournament BBQ

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: ?

August 6, 2019 at sunset

Tuesday Night Movies in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Outdoor Movie: TBD

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in Stanley Park.  There is a free seating area for up to 5000 people.  You don't need to have a reservation for the free seating.  The movies start after sunset weather-permitting.  This is a family-friendly event so there is no smoking and no alcohol.  You can bring your own lawn chair, picnic basket, and blanket if you want.  They will have brand new blankets for sale.  There are paid reserved seats closer to the screen and a dinner and seat option which includes a dinner at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

Cost: Free on lawn, no reservations required; $???(one show)-$???(season pass) for reserved seat
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

August 13, 2019 at sunset

Tuesday Night Movies in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Outdoor Movie: TBD

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in Stanley Park.  There is a free seating area for up to 5000 people.  You don't need to have a reservation for the free seating.  The movies start after sunset weather-permitting.  This is a family-friendly event so there is no smoking and no alcohol.  You can bring your own lawn chair, picnic basket, and blanket if you want.  They will have brand new blankets for sale.  There are paid reserved seats closer to the screen and a dinner and seat option which includes a dinner at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

Cost: Free on lawn, no reservations required; $???(one show)-$???(season pass) for reserved seat
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

August 17, 2019

SeaWheeze Run in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

SeaWheeze Run

This is an annual run organized by Lululemon Athletica.

Note: Due to this event the Stanley Park Seawall will be closed from 6am-11am between English Bay and Lumbermens' Arch.  Stanley Park Drive will be reduced to 1 lane for driving between 6am-11am and 7pm-11pm!

Cost: Yes
Times: ?
Ages: ?
Location: Stanley Park Seawall

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August 17, 2019
4:30pm-11pm

SeaWheeze Festival in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

SeaWheeze Sunset Festival

This is the festival that follows the SeaWheeze run earlier in the day.  This event is organized by Lululemon Athletica.  It starts with some yoga, then flows into a night of wild dancing.  There will be food beverages and local vendors.  Bring your own yoga mat, water bottle, and clothes for when it cools off at night.

Cost: $45
Time: 4:30pm-11pm
Ages: ?
Location: Brockton Playing Fields???

Note: There will be road closures after 10pm from the roundabout at the Georgia Street entrance to Stanley Park to the Brockton Playing Fields to allow event participants to exit.

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August 18, 2019
12pm-1:30pm

Ratha Yatra parade in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Ratha Yatra - Parade

This is a parade that you can join in on and help pull the giant cart!  There are usually a number of bands and groups represented.  The groups marshall under the Granville Street bridge.

Cost: Free
Ages: All ages
Location: Beach Ave from Howe St to Ceperley Park in Stanley Park.

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August 18, 2019
1pm-dusk

Ratha Yatra Feel the Bliss in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Ratha Yatra - Festival in the Park

This festival includes entertainment on 2 stages, music, dance, live theatre, kids amusement zone, mendi hand tatoos, yoga, meditation, face painting, veggie-cooking demos, clowns, balloon artist, and a free feast for thousands.

Cost: Free entry
Ages: All Ages
Location: Ceperley Park

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August 20, 2019 at sunset

Tuesday Night Movies in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Outdoor Movie: TBD

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in Stanley Park.  There is a free seating area for up to 5000 people.  You don't need to have a reservation for the free seating.  The movies start after sunset weather-permitting.  This is a family-friendly event so there is no smoking and no alcohol.  You can bring your own lawn chair, picnic basket, and blanket if you want.  They will have brand new blankets for sale.  There are paid reserved seats closer to the screen and a dinner and seat option which includes a dinner at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

Cost: Free on lawn, no reservations required; $???(one show)-$???(season pass) for reserved seat
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

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August 24, 2019
3pm-8pm

Bicycling in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Our City Ride

This is a non-competitive all inclusive mass participation ride.  The ride starts and finishes at David Lam Park in False Creek.  The ride goes counter-clockwise through Chinatown, Gastown (on Water St), then Coal Harbour (on West Pender St and West Georgia St), then through Stanley Park on trails, then along Beach Ave back to David Lam Park.

The festival at David Lam Park will have a beer garden(opens at 4pm), food trucks, entertainment, kids zone, international Expo zone and a bicycle valet.

Time: Festival:3pm-8pm, Ride: 5pm Cost: 18 years and older: $20?, under 18: Free?
Ages: All Ages and Abilities
Location: Starts/Finishes at David Lam Park

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August 27, 2019 at sunset

Tuesday Night Movies in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Outdoor Movie: TBD

This is the last of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in Stanley Park.  There is a free seating area for up to 5000 people.  You don't need to have a reservation for the free seating.  The movies start after sunset weather-permitting.  This is a family-friendly event so there is no smoking and no alcohol.  You can bring your own lawn chair, picnic basket, and blanket if you want.  They will have brand new blankets for sale.  There are paid reserved seats closer to the screen and a dinner and seat option which includes a dinner at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

Cost: Free on lawn, no reservations required; $???(one show)-$???(season pass) for reserved seat
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

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August 31, 2019
5pm-10pm

Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Anjunadeep Open Air

This is a music concert.

Cost: $60-$71 + service charge
Ages: all ages, general admission, 19+ bar
Time: Gates 5pm, curfew 10pm
Location: Malkin Bowl

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September 2019 Stanley Park Events

Sep 2, 2019
7am-12pm

Ceperley Park in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Triathlon

This is the 19th annual Vancouver Triathlon by Multisport Canada.

Cost: Yes
Ages: ?
Location: Ceperley Park

NOTE: There will be full road closures in Stanley Park from 6am to 10am for this event.

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Sep 2, 2019

Tennis Courts in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Season Ender Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament

This is a non-sanctioned tennis tournament in Stanley Park.

Cost: ?
Ages: Various
Location: Tennis Courts

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Sep 5, 2019
6:30pm-10pm

Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Concert: Death Cab for Cutie

This is a music concert with Death Cab for Cutie and special guest Jenn Champion

Cost: general admission: $77
Ages: all ages, general admission, 19+ bar
Time: Gates 5:30pm, show 6:45pm, curfew 10pm
Location: Malkin Bowl

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Sep 6, 2019
6pm-10pm

Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Concert: Said the Whale concert

This is a music concert with Said the Whale and special guests The Beaches

Cost: $48-$160(vip) + service charge
Ages: all ages, general admission, 19+ bar
Time: Gates 6pm, show 7pm, curfew 10pm
Location: Malkin Bowl

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Sep 7, 2019
5:30am-8:30am

Gran Fondo Whistler

RBC GranFondo Whistler

The RBC GranFondo Whistler is North America's largest Gran Fondo (i.e. a mass participation cycling event).  This event is a legacy of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.  This is a cycling event where participants ride from Vancouver to Whistler on the beautiful Sea to Sky Highway in a dedicated car-free lane.  This event draws over 4000 riders from over 40 countries.  This ride starts in Stanley Park so there will be delays and traffic closures as the riders make it through the park and onto the Lions Gate Bridge.

Cost: Yes
Location: starts at Nine O'Clock Gun

Note: There will be road closures for this event on Saturday, September 7, 2018.  Most roads in the park will be closed from 3am-8:30am.  The Stanley Park Causeway will be closed from 5:30am-8:30am.

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Sep 15, 2019
8am-noon

Terry Fox Run at Ceperley Park in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Terry Fox Run

This is an annual charity run/walk to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation.  There is a pre-run/walk warmup.  In 2018, there was a post-run breakfast.  There are a couple of courses based on the length of the walk/run that the participants choose to do.

Time: Registration starts at 8am, run starts at 10am
Cost: by donation
Ages: All Ages
Location: Ceperley Park

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September 16, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

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September 30, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

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October 2019 Stanley Park Events

Oct 19, 2019

Lumbermens' Arch in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Light the Night Walk

This is a charity fundraising walk to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada.  There will be illuminated laterns: red for supporters, white for patients and survivors, and gold for loved ones lost.

Registration: yes
Time: Registration: 5pm
Cost: free, but $100 minimum fundraising goal to receive latern/tshirt
Ages: all ages
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

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October 21, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

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November 2019 Stanley Park Events

November 4, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

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Nov 11, 2019
10:40am

Remembrance Day Ceremony in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Remembrance Day Ceremony

This is the annual Remembrance Day ceremony that takes place in Stanley Park.

Registration: not required
Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: Japanese Canadian War Memorial

November 18, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

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December 2019 Stanley Park Events

June 9, 2019
11am

Santa Shuffle in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Santa Shuffle Fun Run and Elf Walk

This is an annual fun run and elf walk fund raiser for the Salvation Army.

Cost: Yes
Ages: All ages
Times: ?
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

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December 9, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

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December 14, 2019
1pm

Big Elf Run in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

5th Annual Big Elf Run

This is the 5th annual Big Elf Run which features a 1km Wee Elf Run for kids, a 5km Elf run/walk, or a 2 loop 10Km run/walk around Stanley Park.  There will be Christmas decor, live DJ, dancing, and more.  You must register for this event.  Registration includes a customized elf name(by Nov 19), a momento, Elf toque, and Chip Time(5km/10km only)!  Add-on available are a woolies set, fun pack and race kit mail-out option.  This run is in support of Canuck Place.  Online registration closes on ??? at 12pm.  Leashed dogs and strollers are welcome.  The course will go through trails as well as along the Stanley Park Seawall.

Cost: yes
Ages: All
Location: starts at Lumbermens' Arch, ends at Variety Kids Water Park

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