Harmony Arts Festival
July 29 to August 7, 2016
The Harmony Arts Festival is the North Shore’s premiere summer event – visit the various seaside venues and experience the sights and sounds and of this award-winning 10-day festival, celebrating its 26th season. This festival is a celebration of music, performance, cinema and art that showcases the best of North Shore, regional, and national performing, visual and culinary arts.
The Harmony Arts Festival is a held along West Vancouver’s stunning waterfront, so you can experience the scenery while enjoying creative visual and performing arts talent. Whether it’s world-class musical performances, inspiring visual art, delicious food or simply the natural beauty of the setting, there is something for everyone at the Harmony Arts Festival.
Free Outdoor Concerts
There will be many free concerts featuring some of the country’s most memorable performers on two outdoor stages: the Garden Stage and the Stage in John Lawson Park.
2016 Sunset Concerts: 7:30 pm @ John Lawson Park
July 29: BC World Music Collective
July 30: Wil Campa y La Gran Union
July 31: Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne
August 1: Jordan Klassen
August 2: Jackson Hollow
August 3: Coco Love Alcorn
August 4: Babe Gurr
August 5: Lion, Bear, Fox
August 6: John Welsh
August 7: Soulstream
Seniors Series concerts 2-4pm @ at John Lawson Park
July 31: Company B Jazz Band
August 1: The Bayou Ramblers
August 7: Remembering Dal with the Dal Richards’ Orchestra
For more info on all the concerts visit harmonyarts.ca/music
Cinema in the Park
John Lawson Park, West Vancouver
Movies start at 9pm
July 29: Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
July 30: Pirates of the Caribbean – The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
July 31: Chicago (2002)
August 1: My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
August 2: The Wizard of OZ (1939)
August 3: A League of Their Own (1992)
August 4: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
August 5: Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
August 6: Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
More info on Cinema in the Park @ harmonyarts.ca
Kids & Family
Enjoy kids art workshops, art exhibitions, and family-friendly concerts, outdoor movies and activities.
Artsy Kids Outdoor Studio
Bring the kids down for artists-run workshops and hands-on art making activities such as kite making, origami, button making, print making and more! Activities are all drop-in and cost $2.
More info on Kids Activities @ harmonyarts.ca
Weekend Art Market
West Vancouver Waterfront (Argyle Ave between 14-17th Avenue)
July 29-August 1 & August 5-7
The Art Market features over 80 artists and artisans. You will find one of a kind original works of art by artists and artisans including photography, jewellery, textiles, glass work, painting, fine woodwork, ceramics, metal, mixed media and sculpture.
More info on the Art Market @ harmonyarts.ca
Food & Culinary Arts
Food lovers will enjoy the many culinary events and array of delicious food available at the Harmony Arts Festival. Your culinary experiences will take place along the scenic West Vancouver waterfront.
- Artisan Eats: in John Lawson Park at the foot of 17th Street
- Beachside Patio: along the pedestrian corridor of Argyle Avenue
- BEST of the WEST (2016 Now Sold Out)
- Mixology Night on the Pier August 4th
- Park Royal Marina Club
- Waterfront Lounge: at the foot of 15th Street and a great place to watch the many free concerts
Check the 2016 Harmony Arts Festival Calendar
For more information on the Harmony Arts Festival visit harmonyarts.ca