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2024 Stanley Park Events Calendar

This is a 2024 Stanley Park Events Calendar that lists all the upcoming and past events taking place in Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2024!

There are many annual events, seasonal events, one-time, and weekly events that take place in Stanley Park every year.

Some of the annual events that take place in Stanley Park are the Polar Bear Swim, Vancouver Sun Run, BMO Vancouver Marathon, Easter Fair and Miniature Train, Stanley Park Open Tennis Tournament, Celebration of Light Fireworks and Festival, 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.

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 2024 Stanley Park Events Calendar

Daily at 9pm

Nine O'Clock Gun in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Nine O'Clock Gun

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

This gun has fired almost nightly for about 100 years!  It is a Vancouver tradition!

It is free to view the gun and it firing at 9pm.

Nine O'Clock Gun Info...

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Weekly 2024 Stanley Park Events Calendar

Some of the weekly events during the summer are: Brahms Tam Drum Circle, Dancing in Stanley Park, Movies in Stanley Park

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Sep-June:Saturday and Sunday
10am-4pm

Nature House in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Stanley Park Nature House

The Stanley Park Nature House is a mini-museum about the local ecology of Stanley Park!

Inside there are displays on the local ecology, real specimens of wildlife, nature-themed activities and books, and a Gift Shop.

Located under the Lost Lagoon Lookout (corner of Alberni and Chilco streets) it is a little hard to find, but well worth it.

It is free (or by donation) to visit the Nature House.

Stanley Park Nature House...

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Upcoming 2024 Stanley Park Daily Events Calendar

March 2024 Stanley Park Events

March 1-30, 2024
10am-3pm

Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Tour in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Tour

The Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Tour is a 1 hour long narrated tour around the east side of Stanley Park.

The tour visits some of the main attractions of Stanley Park such as the Totem Poles.

Reservations Required: No
Cost: Adult:$76, Senior/Student: $68, Child: $34
Ages: all ages
Start/Finish: Stanley Park Information Booth

More info...

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March 2, 2024

running , Vancouver, BC, Canada

Hot Chocolate Run

This is an annual 10k / 5k / Fun K runs.  The 10k goes around the Stanley Park Seawall.

Cost: yes
Time: varies for each run
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

More info...

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March 2, 2024
1pm

Swim in English Bay, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics BC

The Polar Plunge for Special Olympics BC is where people take a dip/swim in English Bay to raise money for charity.

This is the 2nd year in a row that this event has taken place.

This plunge is organized by Michael Campbell, the tv/radio personality who will go in the water.  Ozzie Jurock and Gordon Campbell will also be participating.

Cost: free, donate online
Ages: all
Time: 1pm
Registration/Donation: Plunge for Special Olympics
Location: English Bay Beach

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March 5, 2024 10am

Cherry Tree walking tour in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

REGISTRATION STARTS FOR APRIL 6: Tree Talks and Walks: Stanley Park

Registration opens for the April 6, 2024 walk: Tree Talks and Walks: Stanley Park

Tickets: max 2 per person, online starting March 5, 2024 at 10am
Cost: $5

Details/Registration...

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March 11, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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March 16, 2024

Stanley Park Pavilion in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

St. Patrick's Day 5k run

The annual St. Patrick's Day 5k run is a timed run around a portion of Stanley Park.  The route includes running on Pipeline Road and the Stanley Park Seawall.  This is a timed race.

Cost: yes
Ages:
Times:
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

Note: There will be Road Closures on the east side of Stanley Park from the Georgia Street entrance around Brockton Point to Pipeline Road for this event.

More Information and Registration...

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dates to be announced

Stanley Park Easter Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Easter Miniature Train Ride

This is the annual Easter-themed Miniature Train ride.

Cost: yes for train ride
Ages: all ages
Location: Stanley Park Junction

More Information...

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April 2024 Stanley Park Events

April is a great time to check out the Cherry blossoms.  Popular spots to see the cherry blossoms are the corner of Chilco and Alberni streets next to Lost Lagoon and at the upper Lumbermens' arch area near the Japanese Canadian War Memorial.

April 6, 2024 10am-11:30am

Cherry Tree walking tour in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Tree Talks and Walks: Stanley Park

This is a guided walk in Stanley Park through 10 locations to see different types of trees.

This is part of the annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival.

The tour guide will be Nina Shoroplova who is a historian, researcher, photographer, and author.  This event is part of annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival.

New this year is a small fee and registration policy.  See Details below.

Tickets: max 2 per person, online starting March 5, 2024 at 10am
Cost: $5
Time: All Ages
Start Location: Meet at 9:45am at 'Akebono' plaza where Chilco Street and Alberni Street meet to go into Stanley Park End Location: Japanese Canadian War Memorial

Details/Registration...

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April 8, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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April 21, 2024

Sun Run in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Sun Run

The Vancouver Sun Run is an annual run that is Canada's Largest 10k Run.  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.

Stanley Park Road Closures: Sunday April 21, 2024: for the Sun Run the Beach Avenue and Lagoon Drive entrances to Stanley Park will be closed from 6am to 11am.  The Georgia Street entrance to Stanley Park will remain open.  Expect delays and congestion!

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

More Information and Registration...

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April 22, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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May 2024 Stanley Park Events

More activities start up in May in Stanley Park such as the Second Beach Outdoor Swimming Pool which typically opens on the May long weekend.

May ???to be announced???, 2024
10am

Fireworks in English Bay, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Tickets go on sale for Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks

Tickets go on sale for the ticketed events related to the Honda Celebration of Lights Fireworks.

The ticketed events are the Scotiabank Lounge, Concord Lounge at the Inukshuk, and the English Bay Grandstand.

More Fireworks info...

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May 5, 2024

First Half run, Vancouver, BC, Canada

BMO Vancouver Marathon

This is the 51st annual BMO Vancouver marathon.  It actually consists of a full marathon, half marathon, and an 8km race.

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 from Queen Elizabeth Park to Stanley Park(Beach Ave, North Lagoon Drive, Pipeline Road, Stanley Park Drive).

There is also an 8k run which starts in front of the Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewery and goes through Stanley Park.

Note: There will be Road Closures for this event on May 5, 2024.  There will be road closures on the east side of Stanley Park from 6:30am-10:30am.

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

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

More Information...

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May 6, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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May 27, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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June 2024 Stanley Park Events

Events start picking up in June in Stanley Park.  There are concerts at Malkin Bowl.  June is typically the best month to visit the Rose Garden.

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June 10, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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June 24, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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July 2024 Stanley Park Events

July is the month that some of the big events start.  Theatre Under the Stars musicals, weekly outdoor Movies start.  Also, the Stanley Park Open Tennis Tournament, and Celebration of Light Fireworks and Festival all start in July!  Almost all things are going full on in July!

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July 1, 2024

Canada Day Celebrations at Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Canada Day at Canada Place

This is the largest Canada Day celebration west of Ottawa!

There are exhibits, performers, food trucks, and numerous stages with live entertainment, but unfortunately NO fireworks!

Cost: free
Ages: All Ages
Location: Canada Place

More info and complete entertainment schedule...

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July ???to be announced???, 2024
12pm

World Naked Bike Ride, Vancouver, BC, Canada

World Naked Bike Ride

World Naked Bike Ride is an annual event.  Hundreds of people will ride around the downtown core of Vancouver starting at Sunset Beach park.  The amount of clothes you wear is your choice!!!

Cost: free
Time: noon for socializing, body painting and bike decorating; 2pm for the ride. Weather: rain or shine
Ages: All
Location: Meet at Sunset Beach park.
Facebook: Facebook page

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July 6, 2024 7:30am

Ceperley Park in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Summerfast 10k Run

The Summerfast 10k Run is an annual flat, fast run along the Stanley Park Seawall.

The start/end is at Ceperley Park.  The race goes along the south side of Lost Lagoon, then does a short-loop in Coal Harbour before getting onto the Stanley Park seawall going counter-clockwise until returning to Ceperley Park.

Cost: Yes
Location: Starts/Ends at Ceperley Park
Website: Summerfast.ca

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July 8, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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July 7? or 14? (to be confirmed, 2024
8:30am-12:30pm

Lumbermens' Arch in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Walk with the Dragon

This is an annual walk in support of the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation.  It includes a walk and some live entertainment.

This is usually 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.

This event is inclusive and family-friendly.

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

More Information and Registration...

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July 14, 2024

Bicycle riding in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Rotary Ride for Hearing

This is a 100k charity ride to raise funds for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in BC.

For 2024, it will be a circular route around Vancouver, and Richmond.  It will start at Spanish Banks.

This ride will go around Stanley Park

Cost: Yes and Donations
Ages: all ages welcome
Times:
Location: Stanley Park Drive

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July 22, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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August 2024 Stanley Park Events

August is another busy month in Stanley Park.  Events such as the Theatre Under the Stars musicals, and weekly outdoor Movies continue.    All the attractions are open and going full on in August!

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August 3-5, 2024

Tennis Courts in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver International Pride Tennis Tournament

This is a tennis tournament that is part of the pride celebrations.

Cost: yes
Ages: Various
Location: Stanley Park Tennis Courts

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September 2024 Stanley Park Events

September 13, 2024

Ceperley Park in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Ultra Night Run

This is a 10km run/walk or 5km night run which is part of the Micelob Ultra Night run series.  The course will be neon-lit and there will be a beer garden afterwards.

Registration: Required
Time: 7:45pm 10k, 7:55pm 5k
Cost: Yes
Ages: 19+
Location: Ceperley Park
Website: website

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September 9, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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September 13-15, 2024

Great Outdoors Comedy Festival

Great Outdoors Comedy Festival

The Great Outdoors Comedy Festival (GOCF) is a 2 day comedy festival featuring top class comedians.

Tom Segura is the headliner on Friday night.  The headliners for Sat and Sun have not yet been announced.

There are General Admission(GA) and VIP Reserved tickets.

Cost: Yes
Cost: 19+ NO MINORS
Time: Show:8:15pm Fri/8:30pm Sat
Location: Brockton Playing Fields

Tickets, location, and more info...

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September 23, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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October 2024 Stanley Park Events

October 7, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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October 21, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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November 2024 Stanley Park Events

November 4, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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November 10, 2024
7pm

Stanley Park Pavilion in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Moustache Miler 5k charity run

The Moustache Miler is a timed 5k charity race for the Movember charity.  There is a post-race party at Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewery.

Time: 7pm
Cost: ???
Ages: ???
Location: Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewery

More Information and Registration...

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November 25, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a special budget meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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December 2024 Stanley Park Events

December 9, 2024 6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Online and Vancouver Parks Board Office
Agenda: Meeting Agenda

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