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

These are a few of the annual festivals that are hosted on the North Shore each year.

North Shore Jazz Festival

North Shore Jazz is a part of the annual Vancouver Jazz Festival, which takes place in late-June to early July. This year the North Shore Jazz Festival is back with another line-up of free and ticketed concerts throughout venues on the North Shore.

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Caribbean Days Festival in North Vancouver

caribbean Days Festival - July 25 & 26, 2015

Each July the Caribbean Days Festival is takes place at Waterfront Park, in North Vancouver. This festival is one of the largest cultural events in British Columbia. The weekend festival is full of tropical rhythm, cuisine, carnival and culture. The weekend kicks off with a colourful parade, followed by dining, dancing and entertainment. This event is put on by the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC.

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harmony arts Festival - July 31 to August 9, 2015

Harmony Arts Festival Art Market in West VancouverThe North Shore’s premiere summer event – visit the various seaside venues and experience the sights, sounds and sensations of this award-winning 10-day festival.

The ten-day Harmony Arts Festival is a held along West Vancouver’s stunning waterfront with creative visual and performing arts talent. The Harmony Arts Festival features free outdoor concerts, outdoor movies, Art Market, ArtSpeaks, Creative Kids Day & more.

>More about the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver.


Coho Festival in West Vancouvercoho festival - September 13, 2015

The Coho Festival takes place at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver. The festival honours Coho Salmon returning to the rivers and streams of the North Shore. You can participate in the 14-kilometre Coho run, and enjoy live music, lots of kids' activities and the famous salmon BBQ. Coho Walk in the Capilano River Regional Park, 10-2pm.

>More about the Coho Festival in West Vancouver.

Artists for Conservation Festival - September 19-30, 2015

This festival usually takes place in late September. The Artists for Conservation Festival (AFC) is held on the top of 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. The festival is complimentary with your to Grouse Mountain admission.

>More about the AFC Festival in North Vancouver.