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

April 2018 Stanley Park Events

April 3-30, 2018

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

Road repaving of Stanley Park Drive-Expect delays

For most of April, there will be re-paving of Stanley Park Drive between Vancouver Rowing Club and the Stanley Park Information Booth.  Expect delays!

More Road Info...

Saturdays and Sundays
April 7, 2018-June 10, 2018
10am-5pm

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

Stanley Park Miniature Train Ride

The Stanley Park Miniature Train operates on weekends between Easter and Summer.

Hours: Saturdays and Sundays 10am - 5pm
Cost: Yes
Ages: all ages
Location: Stanley Park Junction

More Information...

April 21, 2018
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 in some sweet treats, free walks, and activities.  There will also be an invasive species plant pull and a native plant planting.  Walks will be to explore the Great Blue Herons colony and the challenges and successes of restoration in urban parks.  There will be exhibitors and family-friendly activities.

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

More Information and Registration...

April 22, 2018

Sun Run in Vancouver, B.C., Canada

34rd Annual Vancouver Sun Run

The Vancouver Sun Run is an annual run that is one of the largest runs in the world.  Upwards of 50 thousand people participate in this run.  The main race is a 10k run that starts in Downtown Vancouver, goes down Robson Street, Lagoon Drive to Stanley Park Drive, then takes a left out of Stanley Park along Beach Avenue.  The 10k run continues over the Burrard Street Bridge then over to the Cambie Street Bridge, ending at BC Place.

Additionally, there are walking, group, youth, and team divisions, and a mini 2.5K run.

Note: There will be road closures on Georgia St, Denman St, Lagoon Drive, Stanley Park Drive, and Beach Avenue for this event.

Registration Required: Yes
Cost: Yes
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: Downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, False Creek

More Information and Registration...

April 22, 2018
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 year there will be a Gabaron tea tasting and wine pairings.  This is part of the annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival.

Cost: Yes
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and Tickets...

April 27, 2018
6:30pm-8:30pm

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 28, 2018
3pm

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

NYU/VAN Alumni Club Shoreline Cleanup

This is a shoreline cleanup of the area from the Second Beach to Third Beach by the NYU/VAN Alumni Club.  Meet at the Third Beach concession stand.  This event is rain or shine.

Registration: ?
Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: Meet at Third Beach Concession Stand

More Information...

May 2018 Stanley Park Events

May 4, 2018
12pm

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

Shore Wars! Backyard Shoreline Cleanup

This is a shoreline cleanup of the area from the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club to Devonian Harbour Park.  Meet on the Stanley Park Seawall in front of the Horse-drawn Carriage Tour.  Look for a group carrying buckets and clipboards.

Registration: ?
Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: Meet on the seawall in front of the Horse Drawn Carriage tour

More Information...

May 4, 2018
2pm-4pm

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

Preschooler Fun with Out and About Adventures

This bi-weekly drop in is where preschoolers can learn and play in predominately forested areas of Stanley Park, at the beach, and at a castle playground.  This program is done in cooperation with Out and About Adventures and the Stanley Park Ecology Society.  Children should be dressed for the weather with NO umbrellas!  You should bring a snack and a mug to enjoy some tea.

Reservations: Yes, because there are only 10 spots available per class.
Cost: $15 per child, $25 for 2 siblings, free to children too young to participate
Ages: 5 and under
Times: 2pm-4pm
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and Registration...

May 4, 2018
6:30pm-8:30pm

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...

May 6, 2018

Inukshuk Monument at English Bay, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

BMO Vancouver International Marathon

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 11, 2018
6:30pm-8:30pm

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...

May 13, 2018
7am-12:30pm

Bus Loop 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.  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 18, 2018
2pm-4pm

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

Preschooler Fun with Out and About Adventures

This bi-weekly drop in is where preschoolers can learn and play in predominately forested areas of Stanley Park, at the beach, and at a castle playground.  This program is done in cooperation with Out and About Adventures and the Stanley Park Ecology Society.  Children should be dressed for the weather with NO umbrellas!  You should bring a snack and a mug to enjoy some tea.

Reservations: Yes, because there are only 10 spots available per class.
Cost: $15 per child, $25 for 2 siblings, free to children too young to participate
Ages: 5 and under
Times: 2pm-4pm
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and Registration...

May 18, 2018
6:30pm-8:30pm

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...

May 24, 2018
7pm

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

SOLD OUT: Concert: Tash Sultana with guest Reuben Stone

Note: This concert is showing as being sold out.

Cost: $39.50 + service charge
Ages: all ages
Time: Gates 5:30pm, Show 7pm
Location: Malkin Bowl

More Information...

May 26, 2018
1:30pm-3:30pm

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...

May 27, 2018
10am

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

34rd 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: ?
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

More Information and Registration...

May 27, 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...Growing Great Tomatoes!  There may be some free tomato plant starters given away at this meeting while quantities last so please register in advance so we know to bring enough plants.  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 27, 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 garden 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... Visioning our next 12 months.

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

More Information and Registration...

June 2018 Stanley Park Events

June 1, 2018
2pm-4pm

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

Preschooler Fun with Out and About Adventures

This bi-weekly drop in is where preschoolers can learn and play in predominately forested areas of Stanley Park, at the beach, and at a castle playground.  This program is done in cooperation with Out and About Adventures and the Stanley Park Ecology Society.  Children should be dressed for the weather with NO umbrellas!  You should bring a snack and a mug to enjoy some tea.

Reservations: Yes, because there are only 10 spots available per class.
Cost: $15 per child, $25 for 2 siblings, free to children too young to participate
Ages: 5 and under
Times: 2pm-4pm
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and Registration...

June 1, 2018
6:30pm-8:30pm

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...

June 5, 2018

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

Summer Cinema Movies Lineup Announcement and VIP Ticket sales start

On this day, the lineup of weekly movies for the Summer Cinema in Ceperley Park on Tuesday nights from July 3 - August 21, 2018 will be announced.  Also, ticket sales for the VIP seats will start.

More Information...

June 5, 2018
7pm

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

Concert: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard with guests

Cost: $35.00 + service charge
Ages: all ages, general admission, 19+ bar
Time: Gates 6pm, Show 7pm
Location: Malkin Bowl

More Information and Tickets...

June 7, 2018
5:30pm

Sun Run in Vancouver, B.C., Canada

14th Annual Fun Run/Walk for CFDR

This is the 14th annual fun run/walk by the Dieticians of Canada National Conference.  This is a 5k run or walk, or a 10k run.  Collect a minimum of $40 in pledges to participate and receive a goodie bag and t-shirt.

Registration Required: Yes
Cost: ???
Ages: ???
Location: TBD

More Information and Registration...

June 8, 2018
6:30pm-8:30pm

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...

June 9, 2018
7pm

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

Concert: Xavier Rudd-Storm Boy Tour with guests

Cost: $39.50 + service charge
Ages: all ages, general admission, 19+ bar
Time: Gates 6pm, Show 7pm, Curfew 10pm
Location: Malkin Bowl

More Information and Tickets...

June 10, 2018
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: ?
Ages: ?
Times: check in 8:30am, start time: 11am
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

More Information and Registration...

June 10, 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...Growing Your Own Sprouts.  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 10, 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... Benefit from Invasive Plant Species in your Garden.

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

More Information and Registration...

June 15, 2018
2pm-4pm

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

Preschooler Fun with Out and About Adventures

This bi-weekly drop in is where preschoolers can learn and play in predominately forested areas of Stanley Park, at the beach, and at a castle playground.  This program is done in cooperation with Out and About Adventures and the Stanley Park Ecology Society.  Children should be dressed for the weather with NO umbrellas!  You should bring a snack and a mug to enjoy some tea.

Reservations: Yes, because there are only 10 spots available per class.
Cost: $15 per child, $25 for 2 siblings, free to children too young to participate
Ages: 5 and under
Times: 2pm-4pm
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and Registration...

June 15, 2018
6:30pm-8:30pm

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...

June 16, 2018-September 3, 2018
10am-5pm

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

Stanley Park Summer Miniature Train Ride

The Stanley Park Miniature Train operates daily during the summer.

Hours: 10am - 5pm
Cost: Yes
Ages: all ages
Location: Stanley Park Junction

More Information...

June 23, 2018
1:30pm-3:30pm

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...

June 24, 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 29, 2018
6:30pm-8:30pm

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...

July 2018 Stanley Park Events

July 3, 2018 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 Parkin Stanley Park.  The movies start after sunset weather permitting.  It is free if you sit on the lawn.  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 3 course meal at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

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

More Information...

July 6 - July 17, 2018

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

87th 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 10, 2018 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 Parkin Stanley Park.  The movies start after sunset weather permitting.  It is free if you sit on the lawn.  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 3 course meal at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

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

More Information...

July 15, 2018
11am

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

Walk with the Dragon

This is an annual walk in support of S.U.C.C.E.S.S.. This is a 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, start time: 11am
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

More Information and Registration...

July 17, 2018 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 Parkin Stanley Park.  The movies start after sunset weather permitting.  It is free if you sit on the lawn.  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 3 course meal at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

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

More Information...

July 21, 2018

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

Summerfast 10k

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 21 or 22, 2018????

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

Pride Sports Day - Vancouver Pride Society

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information and Registration...

July 24, 2018 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 Parkin Stanley Park.  The movies start after sunset weather permitting.  It is free if you sit on the lawn.  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 3 course meal at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

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

More Information...

July 28, 2018

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 28, 2018
10pm

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

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks by Country: South Africa

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.  This night's team is by Fireworks for Africa.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: English Bay

More Fireworks info...

July 31, 2018 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 Parkin Stanley Park.  The movies start after sunset weather permitting.  It is free if you sit on the lawn.  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 3 course meal at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

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

More Information...

August 2018 Stanley Park Events

August 1, 2018

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 1, 2018
10pm

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

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks by Country: Sweden

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.  This night's fireworks are by Unique Pyrotechnic.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: English Bay

More Fireworks info...

August 4, 2018

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 4, 2018
10pm

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

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks by Country: South Korea

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.  This night's fireworks are by the Daehan Fireworks Company.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: English Bay

More Fireworks info...

August 5, 2018

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

Vancouver International Pride Tennis Tournament BBQ

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: ?

August 7, 2018 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 Parkin Stanley Park.  The movies start after sunset weather permitting.  It is free if you sit on the lawn.  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 3 course meal at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

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

More Information...

August 12???, 2018 11:30am - 1pm

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

Ratha Yatra - Parade

This is a parade that you can join in on!

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

More Information...

August 11-12, 2018
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, free feasting for thousands.

Cost: Free
Ages: All Ages
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

August 14, 2018 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 Parkin Stanley Park.  The movies start after sunset weather permitting.  It is free if you sit on the lawn.  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 3 course meal at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

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

More Information...

August 18, 2018
5pm

Stanley Park Seawall, 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.  The ride goes counter-clockwise on the seawall all the way around Stanley Park.

Cost: ???
Ages: All Ages and Abilities
Location: Stanley Park Seawall

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August 21, 2018 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 Parkin Stanley Park.  The movies start after sunset weather permitting.  It is free if you sit on the lawn.  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 3 course meal at a nearby restaurant and your reserved seat.

Cost: Free on lawn, no reservations required; $??? for reserved seat and/or dinner(extra $???)
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, 2018 7pm

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

Night Race 2018

This is a 5k/10k run/walk through Stanley Park to create a 'moving celebration of light'.  There will be a post race party.  Every participant will get an LED headlight and Night Race tee.  You get a free glow beer mug at the finish line.  There will be giant beer pong, giant jenga, and music to dance to at the after party.

Cost: $20-$60
Ages: kids and adults
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

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September 2018 Stanley Park Events

Sep 3???, 2018

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

Vancouver Triathlon

This is the annual Vancouver Triathlon by Multisport Canada.

Cost: Yes
Ages: ?
Location: Ceperley Park

Note: There will be road closures for this event.

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September 7-9, 2018

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

SKOOKUM Music, Food, and Arts Festival

This is a brand new music, food, and arts festival that is planned by BrandLive for Brockton Pointin 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.

Location: Brockton Playing Fields
Hours: tbd
Cost: yes

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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Sep 7???, 2018

Stanley Park Causeway, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

RBC GranFondo Whistler - Stanley Park - GranFondo Canada

The RBC GranFondo Whistler is 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 about 10,000 riders.

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: ?

Note: There will be road closures for this event.

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Sep 16, 2017
10am-12pm

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 2017, 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
Cost: ?
Ages: All Ages
Location: Ceperley Park

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Sep 16, 2018
11am

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

Ismali Walk for Women

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

Sep 16, 2018
1pm-5pm

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Brockton Oval in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Canadian Police Canine Association National Championship Trials Public Day

The 2018 Canadian Police Canine Association National Championship Trials will be hosted by the Vancouver Police Department Canine Unit and will be held on September 13-16, 2018.  On September 16, 2018, there will be a public day at the Brockton Oval from 1pm to 5pm.

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: Brockton Oval

September 22, 2018

Stanley Park seawall, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

SeaWheeze Run and Festival

This is an annual run and festival organized by Lululemon Athletica.

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

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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October 2018 Stanley Park Events

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

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November 2018 Stanley Park Events

Nov 11, 2018
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

December 2018 Stanley Park Events

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

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