on Fireworks Nights) • 1-877-840-0457Whistler Children’s Festival This long-running July event brings hands-on art workshops, crafts, theatre, multi-media, dance, music and magical performances to Whistler Olympic Plaza.
• July 7-9Carnaval del Sol The largest Latin festival in the Pacific Northwest, features Vancouver’s best Latin music, dancing, food and fiesta atmosphere.
During a 10-day journey along traditional highways from the Sunshine Coast to the City of Vancouver, up to 30 canoes—with First Nations, Public Service Agencies and youth paddlers—will request permission to land on the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. Canada 150 : Drum is Calling Festival Part of the City of Vancouver’s Canada 150 celebrations, this nine day event is a festival of Indigenous and diverse arts and culture.The brainchild of former international model Joleen Mitten, the shows will feature the super-stars and emerging artists of Indigenous fashion design and modelling. C., the walk was originally conceived as a healing tool among Indigenous peoples and all Canadians, in light of the legacy of Indian residential schools.• Larwill Park & Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby • July 26-29, 5-8 p.m. As you make your way along the 3-4 km route, experience first-hand the healing and transformational power of ‘Namwayut — We Are All One, which will guide the journey of moving forward together.• North Point & West Promenade, Canada Place • June 27, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.• Free YYR Food Fest A weekend-long celebration of food culture in Vancouver. • June 29 until July 341st annual Golden Spike Days Festival A great community festival for the entire family.