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2018 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 2018 today, tomorrow, and in the future, including a list of past 2017/2018 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 will be a new 3 day Stanley Park Music Festival called SKOOKUM Music, Food, and Arts Festival at Brockton Point!

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!

Upcoming 2018 Stanley Park Events Calendar

Daily
9pm

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

The Nine O'Clock Gun fires nightly at 9pm from Brockton Point.

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Every Sunny Tuesday
after work to sunset

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

October 2018 Stanley Park Events

October 10, 2018
7pm-9pm

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

Workshop: Traditional Medicine Making: Devil's Club Salves

Create your own cures as you are guided through the medicinal qualities and traditional uses of native plants.  Almond Oil is used so if you have allergies to nuts this workshop won't be for you.

Cost: $27-$31
Ages: 12+
Location: Stanley Park Nature House

More Information and registration...

Oct 11-31, 2018

Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Miniature Train Ride

Location: Stanley Park Junction
Hours: Mon-Thurs 5:30pm-9:30pm, Fri-Sun 5:30pm-10pm, Matinees: Fri-Sun 11am-5pm
Cost: yes

This is the annual halloween miniature train ride.  The theme this year is "Jack O'Lantern's journey through the dark forest".

More Information, Tickets, etc. ...

Oct 12, 2018

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: ?
Cost: free, but $100 minimum fundraising goal to receive latern/tshirt
Ages: all ages
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

More Information and Registration...

October 21, 2018
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...Bees and Seeds.  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...

October 21, 2018
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... World Food Day/2018 Welfare Challenge.

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

More Information and Registration...

October 27, 2018
8am-5pm

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

inGoop Health Experience

This is Gwyneth Paltrow's "boujee modern lifestyle" brand's ultimate goop event.  There will be talks, workshops, classes, beauty seminars, and gourmet food and drink.  This event will be hosted by Goop's chief content officer, Elise Loehnen.

Cost: $448
Times: 8am-5pm
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and Tickets...

Oct 28, 2018
10am

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

48th Annual James Cunningham Seawall Race

This is the annual running race through Stanley Park then around the seawall from near Second Beach clockwise around Stanley Park on the Stanley Park Seawall returning to Second Beach.

James Cunningham was the master stonemason who single-handedly built a lot of the Stanley Park Seawall.

Registration: required
8am: check in opens, 10am race starts, 12pm race closed and awards
Cost: yes
Ages: all ages
Location: start/finish: Second Beach

More Information and Registration...

October 29, 2018
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...

November 2018 Stanley Park Events

November 5, 2018
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...

Nov 11, 2018
10:40am

Japanese Canadian War Memorial in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Remembrance Day Ceremony

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

November 18, 2018
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...Drop in Spaghetti Nights Celebration.  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...

November 18, 2018
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... West End Urban Garden Club Looking Forward.

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

More Information and Registration...

November 19, 2018
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...

November 24, 2018
10am

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

Moustache Miller 1mile/5k charity run

The Moustache Miller is a charity race for the Movember charity.  You can run the 1 mile, 5k, or both.

Time: 10am: 1 mile start, 10:30am: 5km start Cost: ???
Ages: ???
Location: ???

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December 2018 Stanley Park Events

December 3, 2018
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...

December 15, 2018
1pm

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

4th Annual Big Elf Run

This is the 4th 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.  The Variety Kids Water Park will be turned into a Winter Wonderland.  There will be a live DJ, dancing, and more.  You must register for this event.  Registration includes an Elf toque, Elf race bib, christmas woolie, free hot beverage, and goodies!  This run is in support of Canuck Place.  Online registration closes on Dec 15, 2017 at 5pm.  Leashed dogs and strollers are welcome.  The course will go through trails as well as along the Stanley Park Seawall.

Cost: $10-$45 see more info
Ages: All
Location: starts at Lumbermens' Arch, ends at Variety Kids Water Park

More Information and Registration...

December 17, 2018
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...

Upcoming 2019 Stanley Park Events Calendar

January 2019 Stanley Park Events

January 1, 2019
2:30pm

Polar Bear Swim in English Bay, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Annual Polar Bear Swim

Join the thousands of hearty swimmers or just go to see the costumes and watch the swimmers celebrate the New Year!  This is a Vancouver tradition since 1920 when a few people started the tradition of taking a dip in English Bay on New Years Day.  Over the year it has grown to have thousands of swimmers!  There is also the Peter Pantages Memorial 100 yard swim race.  Donations of non-perishable food or cash will be accepted by the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

Cost: free
Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: English Bay

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Past 2017/2018 Events in Stanley Park

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