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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!

Upcoming Stanley Park Events Calendar

Every Wednesday

6:15pm - Bicicletta Wednesday Park Ride at Stanley Park Information Booth

Every Saturday/Sunday

June 30, 2017 1pm-3pm

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

Indigenous Plant Use Walking Tour - Stanley Park Ecology Society

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

Cost: $24-$31
Ages: All
Location: Meet at Nature House

More Information and Registration...

June 30 - July 16, 2017

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

86th 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: English Bay Tennis Courts - Tennis BC

More Information and Registration...

July 4, 2017 at sunset

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

Outdoor Movie: The Lego Batman Movie

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in 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; $21-$26 for reserved seat and/or dinner(extra $30)
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 7 - August 19, 2017

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

Theatre Under the Stars presents Mary Poppins and The Drowsy Chaperone (alternating nights)

Cost: Yes
Hours: 8pm, except on fireworks nights when it starts at 7pm (2 musicals on alternating nights)
Location: Malkin Bowl

More Information and Registration...

July 7, 2017 5:30pm-8:30pm

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

EcoStewards Upcycling Workshop: Ivy Bio-Netting

This is an evening workshop with the Stanley Park Ecology Society and an environmental artist.  You will learn how to crochet English Ivy vine into bio-netting that can be used for future habitat enhancement projects.

Cost: Free
Ages: All?
Location: Meet at Nature House

More Information and Registration...

July 8,2017 2pm to July 9, 2017 7am

Second Beach in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver Full Moon Beach Party

This is an all night party similar to those put on in Thailand.  We are not sure if this is a parks board sanctioned event or not.

Cost: free?
Ages: ?
Location: Second Beach

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July 10, 2017 6:30pm-8:30pm

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

Traditional Medicine-Making Workship

This workshop guides you through creating your own cures.  You take home your own medicine kits and handmade concoctions.

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

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July 11, 2017 at sunset

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

Outdoor Movie: The Goonies

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in 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; $21-$26 for reserved seat and/or dinner(extra $30)
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 13, 2017 6:30pm-8:30pm

Hollow Tree in Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

The Hollow Tree and Friends

Bill Stephen, an urban forestry specialist with the Vancouver Parks Board, will tell the historic story of the Hollow Tree.  Then will go deep into the forest to see some the park's largest trees.

Cost: $6-$12
Location: Meet at Hollow Tree Parking Lot

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July 15, 2017 12pm-6pm

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

Thunderbird Sharing Ceremony

This is part of the Canada 150 celebrations.  Journey from the sandy shores of Stanley Park to the heights of its ancient forest in Aeriosa aerial Dance and Spakwus Slulem/Eagle Song’s collaborative performance.  Witness ceremonies of local Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh artists.

Cost: Free
Location: entrance to Stanley Park Junction

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July 15, 2017 8am

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

Summerfast 10k - Vancouver Falcons Athletic Club

This is a flat, fast run around the Stanley Park Seawall.

Cost: Yes
Location: Starts at Ceperley Park

More Information and Registration...

July 16, 2017 8:30am-12:30pm

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

Stanley Park SuperWET - Greater Vancouver Orienteering Club

This is the annual walk around Stanley Park for the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. foundation.

Ages: all
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

More Information and Registration...

July 18, 2017 6pm-7:30pm

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...Fall and Winter Gardening.  Please register on the West End Community Centre website or at the front desk.

Cost: free, but please bring small food dish to share
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

More Information and Registration...

July 18, 2017 7:30-8:30pm

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

West End Urban Garden Club Monthly Meeting - Free - West End Commmunity Centre

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...preparing for our winter garden.

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

More Information and Registration...

July 18, 2017 at sunset

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

Outdoor Movie: Toy Story

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in 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; $21-$26 for reserved seat and/or dinner(extra $30)
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 19, 2017 6:30pm-8pm

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

Stanley Park SuperWET - Greater Vancouver Orienteering Club

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: ?

More Information and Registration...

July 22, 2017 9am

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

Pride Run and Walk - Vancouver Pride Society

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: Ceperley Park

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July 22, 2017 9am-6pm

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

Pride Sports Day - Vancouver Pride Society

Cost: ?
Ages: ?
Location: Ceperley Park

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July 22, 2017 10am-12pm

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

Scouting the Seaside

This is a guided walk that teaches you about life forms along hte shoreline and their complex environment.

Cost: $6-$12
Ages: All Ages welcome
Location: Meet at Lumbermen's Arch Concession Area

More Information and registration...

July 23, 2017 9am - July 24th 9am

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

Lights on PTSD 24hr Bicycle Ride

This is an event to raise awareness around Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and to gather funds to support future initiatives for families struggline with post Traumatic stress.  This is a 24 hour cycle event whose home base is Second Beach.  If you are a cyclist, you can join in for a round or two.

Cost: na
Ages: na
Location: Ceperley Park

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July 24, 2017

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

Under 12 Tennis Tournament

Cost: Yes
Ages: ?
Location: Tennis Courts

More Information and Registration...

July 25, 2017

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

Under 10 and Under 14/16 Tennis Tournament

Cost: Yes
Ages: ?
Location: Tennis Courts

More Information and Registration...

July 25, 2017 at sunset

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

Outdoor Movie: National Lampoon's Vacation

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in 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; $21-$26 for reserved seat and/or dinner(extra $30)
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 29, 2017 10am-12pm

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

Roguish Raccoons

This is a walk to explore the racoons in the park.

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

More Information and Registration...

July 29, 2017 (tentative)

50th Anniversary of Human Be-In in Stanley Park Concert

On March 26, 1967, thousands of hippies descended on Stanley Park for the first ever Human Be-in which included a concert.  This proposed event is for the 50th anniversary.  Note: this date and concert is tentative.

Cost: tbd
Ages: tbd
Location: tbd

July 29, 2017 ?afternoon?

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

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Festival - Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society

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

NOTE: The location has been changed from Sunset Beach to Ceperley Park at Second Beach this year!

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

July 29, 2017 10pm

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

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks -Country: Japan - Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society

A team from Japan will be putting on this night of the annual fireworks.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: English Bay

More Information...

July 30, 2017 7am-2pm

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

4th Annual Recycle Ride

This is a bicycle ride from Rupert Park(Rupert and Charles) in Vancouver to Prospect Point in Stanley Park.  This is a ride in support of the Transplant Research Foundation of BC, specifically for the Addison Fund.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages???
End Location: Prospect Point Picnic Area

More Information...

Aug 1, 2017 at sunset

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

Outdoor Movie: Beauty and the Beast - SING-A-LONG

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in 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; $21-$26 for reserved seat and/or dinner(extra $30)
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

Aug 2, 2017 ?afternoon?

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

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Festival - Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society

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

NOTE: The location has been changed from Sunset Beach to Ceperley Park at Second Beach this year!

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

August 2, 2017 10pm

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

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks -Country: United Kingdom - Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society

A team from United Kingdom will be putting on this night of the annual fireworks.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: English Bay

More Information...

Aug 5, 2017 ?afternoon?

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

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Festival - Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society

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

NOTE: The location has been changed from Sunset Beach to Ceperley Park at Second Beach this year!

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

August 5, 2017 10pm

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

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks -Country: Canada - Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society

A team from Canada will be putting on this night of the annual fireworks.

Cost: free
Ages: all ages
Location: English Bay

More Information...

Aug 8, 2017 at sunset

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

Outdoor Movie: JAWS

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in 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; $21-$26 for reserved seat and/or dinner(extra $30)
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

August 12, 2017 7am

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

SeaWheeze Half Marathon - Lululemon Athletica

Cost: Yes
Ages: ?
Location: Stanley Park Seawall

More Information and Registration...

August 15, 2017 6pm-7:30pm

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...Seed Saving.  Please register on the West End Community Centre website or at the front desk.

Cost: free, but please bring small food dish to share
Ages: all ages welcome
Location: West End Community Centre

More Information and Registration...

August 15, 2017 7:30pm-8:30pm

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

West End Urban Garden Club Monthly Meeting - Free - West End Commmunity Centre

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...preparing for our winter garden.

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

More Information and Registration...

Aug 15, 2017 at sunset

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

Outdoor Movie: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in 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; $21-$26 for reserved seat and/or dinner(extra $30)
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

August 20, 2017 11:30am - 1pm

Ratha Yatra Feel the Bliss 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 20, 2017 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

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August 22, 2017 at sunset

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

Outdoor Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

This is one of the weekly Tuesday night movies that happen in July and August at Ceperley Park in 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; $21-$26 for reserved seat and/or dinner(extra $30)
Ages: All Ages but some movies may not be suitable for young ones!
Weather: weather-permitting
Location: Ceperley Park

More Information...

Sep 2, 2017 1pm to 9:30pm

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

Unbuckled: Vancouver's Ultimate Backyard BBQ 2017

Cost: Early bird tickets: $25?, regular tickets: $30?-$45?
Ages: 19+???
Location: Brockton Baseball Diamond

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Sep 2, 2017 7pm

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

Concert: Spoon with guests

Cost: $45 + service charge - general admission
Time: Gates 6pm - Show 7pm - Curfew 10pm
Ages: All Ages, 19+ Beer Garden
Location: Malkin Bowl

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Sep 4, 2017 7am-12pm

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

Vancouver Triathlon - Multisport Canada

Cost: Yes
Ages: ?
Location: Ceperley Park

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Sep 4, 2017

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

Season Ender Tennis Tournament

Cost: Yes
Ages: ?
Location: Tennis Courts

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Sep 6, 2017 7:30pm

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

Concert: Oh Wonder with guests

Cost: $35 + service charge - general admission
Time: Gates 5:30pm - Show 7:30pm
Ages: All Ages, 19+ Beer Garden
Location: Malkin Bowl

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Sep 9, 2017 10am-2pm

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

Sep 9, 2017

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.

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Sep 9, 2017 7pm

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

Concert: John Butler Trio with guests

Cost: $45 + service charge - general admission
Time: Gates 5:30pm - Show 7pm - Curfew 10pm
Ages: All Ages, 19+ Beer Garden
Location: Malkin Bowl

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Sep 13, 2017 7pm

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

Concert: Fleet Foxes with guests

Cost: $46 + service charge - general admission
Time: Gates 5:30pm - Show 7pm - Curfew 10pm
Ages: All Ages, 19+ Beer Garden
Location: Malkin Bowl

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Sep 15, 2017 7pm

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

Concert: Bonobo with guests

Cost: $45 + service charge - general admission
Time: Gates 5:30pm - Show 6:30pm
Ages: All Ages, 19+ Beer Garden
Location: Malkin Bowl

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Sep 17, 2017 11am

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

Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life - 5.5K walk -starts at Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown, ends at Malkin Bowl - BC Persons with AIDS Society

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Sep 17, 2017 10am-12pm

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

Terry Fox Run - Ceperley Park - registration starts at 8am

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Sep 17, 2017 11am

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

Ismali Walk 2017 - Lumbermens' Arch - Ismali Council for BC

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Sep 22, 2017 7pm

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

Pure Protein Night Race

This is a 5k/10k run.  Official registration ends on September 17, 2017.

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October 13, 2017 4pm-9pm

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

Light the Night Walk - Lumbermen's Arch/Stanley Park Seawall/Lost Lagoon - Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Free ($100 min fundraising goal to receive latern/tshirt)

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Oct 21, 2017

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

James Cunningham Seawall Race - Ceperley Park / Stanley Park Seawall - Lions Gate Road Runners

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Oct 22, 2017

Rock 'n' Roll Vancouver Half Marathon - Devonian Harbour Park/Stanley Park - Competitor Group

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Oct 29, 2017

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

Great Climate Race - 10k or 2.5k walk/run - Ceperley Park -$12 to $55

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Nov 11, 2017 10:40am

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

Remembrance Day Ceremony - Japanese Canadian War Memorial

Past 2017 Events in Stanley Park

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