On Vancouver’s North Shore we love to celebrate! Summer is full of free, family friendly festival fun. In the fall we have the Coho Festival and the Artists for Conservation Festival.
Each July the Caribbean Days Festival is takes place at Waterfront Park, in North Vancouver. This weekend festival is full of tropical rhythm, cuisine, carnival and culture. The festival kicks off with a colourful parade, followed by dining, dancing and entertainment.
The 10-day Harmony Arts Festival is a held along West Vancouver’s stunning waterfront with creative visual and performing arts talent. This festival features free outdoor concerts, outdoor movies, Art Market, ArtSpeaks, Creative Kids Day & more.
The Coho Festival takes place at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver on the second Sunday of September. This festival honours Coho Salmon returning to the rivers and streams of the North Shore. Enjoy live music, kids’ activities and the famous salmon BBQ.
The Artists for Conservation Festival is held on Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver. Enjoy a conservation-themed exhibit of art, art workshops for adults and children, live artist demonstrations, First Nations performances and more. This not-to-be missed event is a dream come true for art and nature lovers alike
Check out some of these popular free and low cost attractions.
Maplewood Farm in North Vancouver is a must-see attraction for kids of all ages. Maplewood is the last remaining farm on the North Shore, with over 200 animals and birds.
The Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge offers a rustic and jiggling adventure. This community treasure is a public park, open year-round.