Upcoming Events

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Burgeoning Braids

October 12, 2017 to October 26, 2017
Makiko Tada has been researching and teaching kumihimo braiding for five decades....
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts

Marvels and Wonders: Geometric Designs in Cairo during the Mamluk Sultanate

October 26, 2017
Medieval chronicler Ibn Khaldun described Cairo as “the centre of the universe and the garden of the world.” Its majestic domes, soaring minarets, and open courtyards were the legacy of th...
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

The Craft of Travel: Maiwa on the Road

October 28, 2017
In 2016, Maiwa turned thirty. During those thirty years, owner Charllotte Kwon has made more than one hundred journeys to meet craftspeople and trade directly with artisans....
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Halloween Monster Match

October 28, 2017
A very spooky night on the town has it all: two head-to-headless improv matches, DJ beats at the Danse Macabre, palm reader Madame Improvo, Poe Corner and an audience costume parade. Note this is a...
Performing Arts

8th Annual International Representation Show

October 10, 2017 to October 29, 2017
An open, international, juried exhibition of representational or semi representational original paintings, prints and drawings.
Visual Arts

Calendar of events - Red Gate Revue Stage [October]

October 11, 2017 to October 31, 2017
Oct 11-14: Vancouver International Improv Festival  Oct 17-22: Writers Fest Oct 23: Wander/ Spruce Trap/ C.Diab (Canadian musical showcase) Oct 24 and 31: Sin Peaks: Game of Sins (Live i...
Literary Arts
Performing Arts

Thanks for Giving

October 5, 2017 to November 4, 2017
While Nan bastes the turkey and prepares the stuffing, her husband hides a freshly hunted bear in the garage and her troublesome daughter is raiding her purse again....
Performing Arts

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

October 27, 2017 to November 11, 2017
The tale of America’s seventh president from his early days as a child on the wild frontier to his controversial reign in the White House set to an infectious rock score. Note: Not r...
Performing Arts

Improv Wars - The Laugh Jedi

October 5, 2017 to November 18, 2017
The Laugh Jedi, an improvised parody of all that is Star Wars, seeks to determine who is truly Master of the Farce in true TheatreSports tradition.
Performing Arts

Raptors Ridge Birds of Prey

September 28, 2016 to December 16, 2017
Fly down to the Public Market courtyard and you may catch a glimpse of Lucy, the Great Horned Owl, or one of her friends. NOTE: Schedule subject to change http://www.raptorsridge.com/who-we-are....
Educational Events

Happening this season

Rookie Nights

August 13, 2017 to August 26, 2018
Vancouver TheatreSports League’s Rookie Night put our young improvisers to the test in front of a hungry crowd. They may just be the future stars of tomorrow....
Performing Arts

#No Filter - The LOL of TMI

August 10, 2017 to August 30, 2018
#NoFilter uses the spontaneity of improv comedy to delve into our fleeting, over-shared digital world....
Performing Arts


August 10, 2017 to August 31, 2018
Relying on razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of performers are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches....
Performing Arts

Ok Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy

August 11, 2017 to August 31, 2018
Vancouver TheatreSports pokes fun at Vancouver’s notorious dating scene with our latest late-night show, OK Tinder – Swipe Right Comedy....
Performing Arts

Highlights of the Year

Ocean Construction and Building Supplies Open House

Have you ever wanted to honk one of those horns from the inside of a concrete truck? The Ocean Construction Supplies Open House is your opportunity to fulfill these desires!

Vancouver International Jazz Festival

The Vancouver International Jazz Festival will animate Granville Island for twelve days. From noon to the wee small hours, a rich tapestry of jazz, blues, funk, Latin, fusion, electronica and world music will fill the air in spaces indoors and out.

Canada Day

Granville Island is bursting at the seams with culturally diverse national pride! Around every corner you’ll find entertainment, artwork and food, inviting you to wrap yourself in the flag and embrace the rich tapestry of our multicultural nation.

Fringe Festival

The Vancouver Fringe is a celebration of theatre for everyone featuring more than 700 performances by 80 artists over 11 days.

Vancouver International Writers Festival

The Annual Vancouver International Writers Festival on Granville Island offers a world of ideas to explore with writers from around the world.