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Stanley Park Events Calendar

This is a list of all key dates of all the events taking place in Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2017.

If you know of an event happening in Stanley Park 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!

Note that events can change dates, times, or be cancelled.  Don't rely just on this events calendar.  Confirm all event details with the event organizers!

Upcoming 2017 Stanley Park Events Calendar

Oct 13-31, 2017

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 'Alien Invasion'.

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Oct 21, 2017 10am

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

47th Annual James Cunningham Seawall Race

This is the annual running race around the seawall from 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: every registration gets a shirt and finisher's medal
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...

Oct 21, 2017 10am-12pm

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

Creatures of the Lost Lagoon Discovery Walk

This is a discovery walk to learn about Stanley Park's Lost Lagoon.

Cost: $6-$12
Ages: all ages
Location: Meet at Nature House

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Oct 28, 2017 1:30pm-4:30pm

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

Demystifying Mushrooms

This is an introduction to the world of mushrooms.  It will show the basics of mycology and include a walk into Stanley Park to look for mushrooms and try to identify them.  Note that no mushrooms will be harvested during this event.

Registration: advanced registration required
Cost: $19-$22
Ages: 12+
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

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Oct 29, 2017 9am-11am

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

Birds of a Feather: Fall Travelers

This is 2 hour easy walk to learn about migratory bird identification and behaviour.

Cost: fees based on donation made
Ages: All
Location: Meet at Nature House

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Oct 29, 2017???

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

Great Climate Race

We think that this is a 10km or 2.5km walk/run, but unfortunately their website has no details on the date of the race, time, distances, cost so we can't tell you about them!!!

Registration: ???
Cost: ???
Ages: ???
Location: ???

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Nov 2, 2017 7pm-9pm

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

Nature Art: Sketching with Skulls

Look at the taxidermy collection and practice your drawing skills with the assistance of an artist.  You can also enjoy a beer at this workshop.  Basic charcoal, pastels, and sketching paper are provided.

Registration: Please register in advance
Cost: $19-$22
Ages: 19+
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

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Nov 6, 2017 7pm-9pm

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

Stanley Park Ecology Society Annual General Meeting

This is the annual general meeting of the Stanley Park Ecology Society.  Members will be voting on the draft constitution and bylaws.  Nominations to the Board of Directors must be received 14 days in advance of the AGM.  There will be a special presentation abou the mysterious blob found in Lost Lagoon.

Time: doors open at 6:30pm for registration, refreshments, and displays
Cost: free
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

Nov 11, 2017 10:40am

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

Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Japanese Canadian War Memorial

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

Nov 19, 2017 1pm-2:30pm

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

West End Urban Garden Club Potluck

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 brings a little food to share with the group.  Everybody is really friendly, don't be shy, come out and meet your neighbours and have some delicious food.  Every month there is a discussion topic..this month is...Making Holiday Wreaths and Other Seasonal Items.  Please register on the West End Community Centre website or at the front desk at the West End Community Centre.

Cost: free, but please bring small food dish to share.  Also, please bring some utensils for yourself
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

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Nov 19, 2017 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.  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...birds and plants.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

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Upcoming 2018 Stanley Park Events Calendar

Sep 7-9, 2018

Brockton Playing Fields in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

SKOOKUM Music, Food, and Arts Festival

Location: Brockton Playing Fields
Hours: tbd
Cost: yes

This is a brand new music, food, and arts festival that is planned by BrandLive for Brockton Point in Stanley Park.  BrandLive used to produce the Squamish music festival.  There will be multiple stages set up with multiple acts of various music styles.  The lineup of performers will be announced in the spring of 2018.  There will also be multimedia art works and roaming performers.  The food will be gourmet.  The festival will feature BC beers, wines, and spirits!  Only 20,000 people per day will be allowed in for this first year in order to determine the logistics for future years.  There will be related after-hour events in downtown Vancouver.

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