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British Columbia Events

Vancouver Chinatown Night Market

Vancouver Chinatown Night Market

A shopping extravaganza featuring Asian traditional handicraft, fashionable gifts and tempt your taste buds with ethnic snacks. A shopping experience like never before - on every ...more »

  • Type: Festival
  • Dates: 16 May 2014 at 18:00 - 7 Sep 2014
  • Location: Vancouver's Chinatown
  • Tel: 604 682 8998
Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition

Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition

The event begins with the "pound up" on Friday July 12th, when sculptors build and fill their forms. The actual competition begins Sat morning at 7:30, but the public can only ...more »

  • Type: Exhibition
  • Dates: 12 Jul 2014 at 09:00 - 17 Aug 2014 at 21:00
  • Location: Parksville's Community Park
  • Tel: 250 951 2678
Abbotsford International Airshow

Abbotsford International Airshow

The Abbotsford International Airshow is the Grand-daddy of Aviation events in Western Canada. "Canada's National Airshow" is held every year on the 2nd weekend of August. The ...more »

  • Type: Seasonal Event
  • Dates: 8 Aug 2014 - 10 Aug 2014
  • Location: Abbotsford International Airport (Airport Grounds, not Terminal)
  • Tel: 604 852 8511
Crankworx Whistler

Crankworx Whistler

Born in Whistler BC, Crankworx is a 10-day multi-disciplinary mountain bike festival celebrating epic endurance, supreme flow, monster air and vertical-dropping riding. more »

  • Type: Sport
  • Dates: 8 Aug 2014 - 17 Aug 2014
  • Location: Whistler Mountain Bike Park
  • Tel: 604 938 7397
Shambhala Music Festival

Shambhala Music Festival

Shambhala Music Festival began in the summer of 1998 when approximately 500 people gathered at the Salmo River Ranch. Over the years, the festival grew organically by word of ...more »

  • Type: Festival
  • Dates: 8 Aug 2014 at 08:00 - 11 Aug 2014 at 12:00
  • Location: Salmo River Ranch
  • Tel: 250-352-7623
22nd Annual Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival

22nd Annual Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival

Now in its 22nd year, the Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival is the largest, most musically diverse festival in the BC Interior. Over the years it has gained a shining reputation ...more »

  • Type: Festival
  • Dates: 15 Aug 2014 - 17 Aug 2014
  • Location: Salmon Arm Fairgrounds
  • Tel: 250 833 4096
Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival

Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival

This is a three day celebration of Hot Jazz playing, singing and dancing with something for all good tastes. We offer Dixieland, Big Band Swing, Zydeco and Gospel at five ...more »

  • Type: Music
  • Dates: 5 Sep 2014 at 16:30 - 7 Sep 2014
  • Location: Various venues within Penticton
  • Tel: 250 770 3494
RBC GranFondo Whistler

RBC GranFondo Whistler

Imagine for one day, an incredible cycling route closed to traffic. Before you is an epic ride with challenging climbs and thrilling descents. You’re feeling fit and you’re ...more »

  • Type: Sport
  • Dates: 6 Sep 2014 at 06:45 - 17:00
  • Location: Vancouver Convention Centre East
  • Tel: 604 990 2510
West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace

West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace

The West Coast Christmas Show is Western Canada's leading Holiday Season Show that brings together under one roof Holiday gifts, fancy foods, personal services, decor ideas, ...more »

  • Type: Trade Show
  • Dates: 3 Oct 2014 at 12:00 - 5 Oct 2014 at 17:00
  • Location: Tradex Exhibition Centre
Fraser Valley Food Show

Fraser Valley Food Show

The 7th annual Fraser Valley Food Show is showcasing the magic of food and cooking at the Tradex Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford, BC. Experience food both local and ...more »

  • Type: Exhibition
  • Dates: 3 Oct 2014 at 14:00 - 5 Oct 2014 at 17:00
  • Location: Tradex Exhibition Centre

Our Local Experts say:

What’s on in British Columbia? BC locals are big supporters of festivals and shows, whether appreciating the performing arts, running marathons for a cause or just for fun! Our events calendar provides you with a guide to festivals, entertainment and upcoming local activities and performances.

Check out annual celebrations, exhibitions, shows and special events in cities and smaller communities around the province. British Columbia provides a variety of things to see from Cultural and Comedy to Music and Film, and everything in between including Carnivals!

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