Festivals

On Vancouver’s North Shore we love to celebrate! Summer is full of free, family friendly festival fun. In the fall we have the Artists for Conservation Festival.

Caribbean Days Festival

Caribbean Days 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.

Harmony Arts Festival

Harmony Arts Festival

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.

Coho Festival

Coho Festival

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.

Artists for Conservation Festival

Artists for Conservation Festival

The Artists for Conservation Festival is held on Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver. Enjoy a conservation-themed exhibit of art, activites for adults and children, documentary films, 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

Maplewood Farm

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.

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge

The Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge offers a rustic and jiggling adventure. This community treasure is a public park, open year-round.

Cleveland Dam

Cleveland Dam

Cleveland Dam sits atop the Capilano River Regional Park. View its impressive spillway nearing 300 feet, holding back the 670-acre man-made Capilano Lake.