Upcoming Events

All Upcoming Events

Vancouver International Boat Show

January 17, 2018 to January 21, 2018
Western Canada's largest boat show returns with more than 230 exhibitors showcasing boats, watercraft accessories, cooking demonstrations and workshops.

Throwdown International TheatreSports Festival

January 2, 2018 to January 21, 2018
Vancouver TheatreSports™  once again hosts their annual improv celebration, as American teams battle in head-to-head competitions with VTSL’s top improvisers after local per...
Performing Arts

2018 Winter Intensive Presentations

January 19, 2018 to January 21, 2018
Selected scenes from winter intensive acting students.
Performing Arts

PyCascades (Python developer conference)

January 22, 2018 to January 23, 2018
Bringing together Python developers and user groups from across the Pacific Northwest, PyCascades is a two-day conference full of talks by guest speakers, events and opportunities to network with fell...
Workshops, Talks & Forums

The Entrepreneurial Artist - Digital Marketing Essentials

January 24, 2018
Learn different aspects of digital marketing and how to leverage digital assets/resources to reach more clients and connect to other artists.
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Vancouver World Chef Exchange - Indigenous Canada

January 24, 2018
As part of Tourism Vancouver's Dine Out event, Edible Canada presents Vancouver World Chef Exchange - Indigenous Canada. Director of Culinary Tobias Grignon joins forces with a t...
Culinary events

6th Annual Ornament Show & Sale

November 25, 2017 to January 28, 2018
Shop for and admire handcrafted holiday ornaments by a bevy of Ainsworth artists into early 2018 while supplies last.
Art & Crafts

Introduction to Linocut Printing: Block It!

January 9, 2018 to January 30, 2018
Learn the art of block printing and discover the basics of light and shade with Mexican-Canadian artist Luis Damian Oriak Rodriguiz.
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Red Gate Revue Stage - January calendar of events

January 12, 2018 to January 31, 2018
12- 21 January - Midtwenties Theatre Society presents Above The Hospital 31 January - Rape is Real and Everywhere, rape jokes by survivors 
Performing Arts

Best of Granville Island Tour - Dine Out Vancouver

January 21, 2018 to February 3, 2018
A walking tour exploring Granville Island's artisinal food and liquor purveyors with tastings from BC's unique culinary offerings.
Culinary events

Granville Island Market Tour "Unlocked for Locals"

January 20, 2018 to February 4, 2018
A special edition tour for locals with 20 signature Canadian tastings.
Culinary events

PuSh Festival [2018]

January 16, 2018 to February 4, 2018
Now a winter institution, PuSh mixes acclaimed international, Canadian and local artists with audiences and performing arts professionals together in a sea of original performances, workshops, in...
Performing Arts

Letterpress with Carli Boisjolie

January 9, 2018 to February 6, 2018
Learn to create image/text-based files in Adobe Photoshop and how to transfer these digital files to photopolymer plates to make prints using our letterpress.
Art & Crafts
Visual Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums

Mood Lighting

January 11, 2018 to February 11, 2018
An exhibition of hand-painted screen prints with a modern take on the vanitas style by Cynthia Dinan-Mitchell.
Visual Arts

Romance Week [Vancouver TheatreSports® League]

February 6, 2018 to February 14, 2018
Ditch the chocolates and treat your beloved to a special themed show during Romance Week--Love Unscripted, Love Matches, late-night Red Hot Improv or Cupid's My Funny Valentine.
Performing Arts

Lunar New Year 2018: Lion Dance at the Public Market

February 17, 2018
Granville Island will celebrate the Lunar New Year with a traditional Lion Dance parade starting at 10:30am in the Public Market....
Ceremonies & Celebrations
Culinary events

Pop-up Ping Pong at Ocean Art Works with frida&frank

February 1, 2018 to February 17, 2018
Granville Island has invited frida&frank, Vancouver’s urban catalysts, to take over Ocean Art Works and transform the space into an outdoor rumpus room. Come down, play some table ...
Art & Crafts
Sports & Recreation

Who Killed Gertrude Crump?

February 13, 2018 to February 18, 2018
Monster Theatre's murder mystery puppet show and the case concerning Gertrude Crump and her demise at the haunted Monkswell Manor.
Performing Arts

Fun Home

February 8, 2018 to March 10, 2018
The Tony Award–winning musical memoir that frames the curiosity of childhood and the complexities of family through the eyes of graphic novelist Alison.
Performing Arts

Maiwa's 2018 Spring Workshops

January 16, 2018 to June 10, 2018
Single courses and extended workshops from Maiwa School of Textiles.
Workshops, Talks & Forums

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.