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Take in Vancouver’s exciting festivals and events!

It doesn’t matter what time of year you visit Vancouver, there’s always something taking place. From international sporting events and annual holiday celebrations and festivals in the realm of food, art, wine, music and film, there is truly an event for everyone. For unparalleled access to it all, book a room or suite at the Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites.

Below you will find some of the most popular upcoming nearby events. For more information, additional recommendations or assistance with tickets, transportation and more, our Concierge is waiting to make your experience one to remember!

  • 35th World Congress Of Endourology & SWL - Vancouver Convention Centre - Sept 12 to 16

    Vancouver is hosting the 35th World Congress of Edourology & SWL with this years theme being “A bridge to the future of Endourology.” New technologies and techniques as well as the latest in cutting-edge…
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  • 2017 International Headache Congress - Vancouver Convention Centre - Sept 7 to 10

    Vancouver is hosting The 2017 International Headache Congress which provides an outstanding opportunity to meet with colleagues, industry partners and international expert speakers. An in-depth scientific…
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  • ICOI 2017 World Congress - Vancouver Convention Centre  - Aug 17 to 19

    Vancouver is hosting   ICOI 2017 World Congress the 45th Anniversary (45 years of implant education) focusing on the latest techniques and technologies for achieving long term implant success. Up and…
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  • ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 8th Annual Event "Cultural Convergence"

    Chateau Granville is hosting the  World Autism Festival 2017  - a world class event capturing & energising the world celebrating autistic diversity & talent! Our venue will display the performing,…
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  • Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival

    Taking place between June 22th to June 25th, this is always a popular event each summer. Apart from the actual dragon boat racing, there is plenty of entertainment offered, including food, children’s…
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  • Celebration of Light (Day 3)

    The Honda Celebration of Light competition is hapening at English Bay at 10pm. For more details see the link below hondacelebrationoflight.com
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  • Celebration of Light (Day 2)

    The Honda Celebration of Light competition is hapening at English Bay at 10pm. For more details see the link below hondacelebrationoflight.com
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  • Celebration of Light

    The Honda Celebration of Light competition is happening over 3 nights on July 29th, August 2nd and August 5th at English Bay at 10pm each night. For more information check the link below hondacelebrationoflight.com…
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  • Family Day (British Columbia)

    Family day in British Columbia. See details in the link below www.timeanddate.com
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  • Canada Rugby Sevens Vancouver

    The Canada Rugby Sevens takes place in BC Place Stadium on March 11th and 12th. The Tournament consists of 16 teams from around the world. For more information see the link below. www.canadasevens.com/mens…
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  • Vancouver Sun Run 2017

    The 33rd Annual Sun Run takes place on Sunday April 23rd at 9am. The starting point is Vancouver's downtown core at Burrard Street and Georgia Street.  The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s largest 10K road…
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  • LunarFest

    LunarFest Year of the Rooster Celebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rooster from January 27th - 29th. Many events will be held in both the Oakridge Centre and Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza.…
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  • Halloween 2016

    Halloween is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October

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  • New Year's Eve

    Ring in the New Year with us in downtown Vancouver 

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  • World Rugby Seven Series

    This March the World Rugby Sevens Series comes to Vancouver and the games will take place over two days in BC Place Stadium. The event will feature sixteen of the world’s top men’s rugby sevens teams.…
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  • Vancouver Sun Run

    Touted as Canada's biggest community 10K running event, the Sun Run has attracted upwards of 50,000 competitors in previous years for all categories, including striders, wheelchairs and elite athletes.…
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  • TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

    A dynamic program of over 300 concerts treats audiences to a thrilling mix of jazz genres in this big hitter on Vancouver’s summer calendar. Organised by the Coastal Jazz and Blues Society, the festival…
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  • Celebration of Light

    This prestigious, musical fireworks competition is an annual favourite amongst locals. A handful of countries battle to stage the most spectacular fireworks show in order to win. The event takes place…
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  • Vancouver Pride Parade

    Join the celebration of the fantastic diversity and spirit of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender community in Vancouver, seen over seven days through multiple events. A week's worth of events…
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  • Americas Master Games Vancouver

    This summer, Vancouver will host an inclusive 9 days of celebration, the Masters Games. The games are about promoting an active and healthy lifestyle by encouraging any and all participants aged 30 to…
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  • Terry Fox Run

    Named for the former Canadian athlete and cancer research activist, the Terry Fox Run is a memoriam honouring his movement for cancer awareness. This run consistently brings out thousands of volunteers…
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  • Vancouver International Film Festival

    Top Canadian and international films are shown throughout this festival held annually. Over 300 films from more than 50 countries are shown at four local theatres and include all varying genres.
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  • World Rugby Seven Series

    03/12/2016
    This March the World Rugby Sevens Series comes to Vancouver and the games will take place over two days…
  • World Rugby Seven Series

    03/13/2016
    This March the World Rugby Sevens Series comes to Vancouver and the games will take place over two days…
  • Vancouver Sun Run

    04/17/2016
    Touted as Canada's biggest community 10K running event, the Sun Run has attracted upwards of 50,000…
  • TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

    06/24/2016
    A dynamic program of over 300 concerts treats audiences to a thrilling mix of jazz genres in this big…
  • TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

    07/03/2016
    A dynamic program of over 300 concerts treats audiences to a thrilling mix of jazz genres in this big…
  • Celebration of Light

    07/31/2016
    This prestigious, musical fireworks competition is an annual favourite amongst locals. A handful of…
  • Vancouver Pride Parade

    07/31/2016
    Join the celebration of the fantastic diversity and spirit of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender…
  • Americas Master Games Vancouver

    08/26/2016
    This summer, Vancouver will host an inclusive 9 days of celebration, the Masters Games. The games are…
  • Terry Fox Run

    09/18/2016
    Named for the former Canadian athlete and cancer research activist, the Terry Fox Run is a memoriam…
  • Halloween 2016

    10/31/2016
    Halloween   is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October
  • Vancouver International Film Festival

    12/05/2016
    Top Canadian and international films are shown throughout this festival held annually. Over 300 films…
  • New Year's Eve

    12/31/2016

    Ring in the New Year with us in downtown Vancouver 

  • LunarFest

    01/27/2017
    LunarFest Year of the Rooster Celebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rooster from January…
  • Family Day (British Columbia)

    02/13/2017
    Family day in British Columbia. See details in the link below www.timeanddate.com
  • Canada Rugby Sevens Vancouver

    03/11/2017
    The Canada Rugby Sevens takes place in BC Place Stadium on March 11th and 12th. The Tournament consists…
  • Vancouver Sun Run 2017

    04/23/2017
    The 33rd Annual Sun Run takes place on Sunday April 23rd at 9am. The starting point is Vancouver's downtown…
  • Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival

    06/23/2017
    Taking place between June 22th to June 25th, this is always a popular event each summer. Apart from…
  • Celebration of Light

    07/29/2017
    The Honda Celebration of Light competition is happening over 3 nights on July 29th, August 2nd and August…
  • Celebration of Light (Day 2)

    08/02/2017
    The Honda Celebration of Light competition is hapening at English Bay at 10pm. For more details see…
  • Celebration of Light (Day 3)

    08/05/2017
    The Honda Celebration of Light competition is hapening at English Bay at 10pm. For more details see…
  • 2017 International Headache Congress - Vancouver Convention Centre - Sept 7 to 10

    08/07/2017
    Vancouver is hosting The 2017 International Headache Congress which provides an outstanding opportunity…
  • 35th World Congress Of Endourology & SWL - Vancouver Convention Centre - Sept 12 to 16

    08/12/2017
    Vancouver is hosting the 35th World Congress of Edourology & SWL with this years theme being “A…
  • ICOI 2017 World Congress - Vancouver Convention Centre  - Aug 17 to 19

    08/17/2017
    Vancouver is hosting   ICOI 2017 World Congress the 45th Anniversary (45 years of implant education)…
  • 2017 International Headache Congress - Vancouver Convention Centre - Sept 7 to 10

    09/07/2017
    Vancouver is hosting The 2017 International Headache Congress which provides an outstanding opportunity…
  • 35th World Congress Of Endourology & SWL - Vancouver Convention Centre - Sept 12 to 16

    09/12/2017
    Vancouver is hosting the 35th World Congress of Edourology & SWL with this years theme being “A…
  • ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 8th Annual Event "Cultural Convergence"

    09/28/2017
    Chateau Granville is hosting the  World Autism Festival 2017  - a world class event capturing &…
  • World Rugby Seven Series

    03/12/2016

    This March the World Rugby Sevens Series comes to Vancouver and the games will take place over two days in BC Place Stadium. The event will feature sixteen of the world’s top men’s rugby sevens teams.

  • World Rugby Seven Series

    03/13/2016

    This March the World Rugby Sevens Series comes to Vancouver and the games will take place over two days in BC Place Stadium. The event will feature sixteen of the world’s top men’s rugby sevens teams.

  • Vancouver Sun Run

    04/17/2016

    Touted as Canada's biggest community 10K running event, the Sun Run has attracted upwards of 50,000 competitors in previous years for all categories, including striders, wheelchairs and elite athletes. The 10K run has a course that follows city streets, cuts through Stanley Park and continues along the shore of English Bay. Spectators and participants will enjoy views of the water and the snow-capped mountains in the distance. Bands and performers line the entire route. The finish line and awards ceremony at BC Place Stadium is filled with live entertainment, free refreshments, games and activities in the Kids Zone.

  • TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

    06/24/2016

    A dynamic program of over 300 concerts treats audiences to a thrilling mix of jazz genres in this big hitter on Vancouver’s summer calendar. Organised by the Coastal Jazz and Blues Society, the festival draws up to 500,000 concertgoers.

  • TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

    07/03/2016

    A dynamic program of over 300 concerts treats audiences to a thrilling mix of jazz genres in this big hitter on Vancouver’s summer calendar. Organised by the Coastal Jazz and Blues Society, the festival draws up to 500,000 concertgoers.

  • Celebration of Light

    07/31/2016

    This prestigious, musical fireworks competition is an annual favourite amongst locals. A handful of countries battle to stage the most spectacular fireworks show in order to win. The event takes place over three nights with each country performing one of the nights.

  • Vancouver Pride Parade

    07/31/2016

    Join the celebration of the fantastic diversity and spirit of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender community in Vancouver, seen over seven days through multiple events. A week's worth of events includes dances, picnics, a day at Playland Amusement Park, musical performances and art exhibitions.

  • Americas Master Games Vancouver

    08/26/2016

    This summer, Vancouver will host an inclusive 9 days of celebration, the Masters Games. The games are about promoting an active and healthy lifestyle by encouraging any and all participants aged 30 to 100+ to continue to strive towards sporting success and have fun in the process.

  • Terry Fox Run

    09/18/2016

    Named for the former Canadian athlete and cancer research activist, the Terry Fox Run is a memoriam honouring his movement for cancer awareness. This run consistently brings out thousands of volunteers and athletes each year.

  • Halloween 2016

    10/31/2016

    Halloween is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October

  • Vancouver International Film Festival

    12/05/2016

    Top Canadian and international films are shown throughout this festival held annually. Over 300 films from more than 50 countries are shown at four local theatres and include all varying genres.

  • New Year's Eve

    12/31/2016

    Ring in the New Year with us in downtown Vancouver 

  • LunarFest

    01/27/2017

    LunarFest Year of the Rooster

    Celebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rooster from January 27th - 29th. Many events will be held in both the Oakridge Centre and Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza. View their website for full details. 

    lunarfest.org

  • Family Day (British Columbia)

    02/13/2017

    Family day in British Columbia. See details in the link below

    www.timeanddate.com

  • Canada Rugby Sevens Vancouver

    03/11/2017

    The Canada Rugby Sevens takes place in BC Place Stadium on March 11th and 12th. The Tournament consists of 16 teams from around the world. For more information see the link below.

    www.canadasevens.com/mens

  • Vancouver Sun Run 2017

    04/23/2017

    The 33rd Annual Sun Run takes place on Sunday April 23rd at 9am. The starting point is Vancouver's downtown core at Burrard Street and Georgia Street.  The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s largest 10K road race, see their link for more details. 

    www.vancouversun.com/sunrun/index.html

  • Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival

    06/23/2017

    Taking place between June 22th to June 25th, this is always a popular event each summer.

    Apart from the actual dragon boat racing, there is plenty of entertainment offered, including food, children’s activities, art installations,  performances & shopping. This weekend will highlight one of the best sporting events that Vancouver has to offer! Find out more information on their website.

  • Celebration of Light

    07/29/2017

    The Honda Celebration of Light competition is happening over 3 nights on July 29th, August 2nd and August 5th at English Bay at 10pm each night.

    For more information check the link below

    hondacelebrationoflight.com

  • Celebration of Light (Day 2)

    08/02/2017

    The Honda Celebration of Light competition is hapening at English Bay at 10pm.

    For more details see the link below

    hondacelebrationoflight.com

  • Celebration of Light (Day 3)

    08/05/2017

    The Honda Celebration of Light competition is hapening at English Bay at 10pm.

    For more details see the link below

    hondacelebrationoflight.com

  • 2017 International Headache Congress - Vancouver Convention Centre - Sept 7 to 10

    08/07/2017

    Vancouver is hosting The 2017 International Headache Congress which provides an outstanding opportunity to meet with colleagues, industry partners and international expert speakers. An in-depth scientific presentations showcasing new developments in the advancement of headache science, education and management.The scientific programme promises to bring together a fascinating and diverse mix of speakers providing cutting edge presentations and educational sessions making IHC2017 a must-attend congress for all colleagues based in the world of headache science, education, and management. 

    Sept 7 - 10 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Place,Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1, Canada

    To find out more, click the link below :

    http://www.ihc2017.com

  • 35th World Congress Of Endourology & SWL - Vancouver Convention Centre - Sept 12 to 16

    08/12/2017

    Vancouver is hosting the 35th World Congress of Edourology & SWL with this years theme being “A bridge to the future of Endourology.” New technologies and techniques as well as the latest in cutting-edge translational research will be the focus of this year’s meeting , all of which are as key to what will become standard clinical practice in years to come.

    The city will play host to Urologists from around the world to share ideas, techniques and tips , and catch up with former colleagues while making new friends.

    Sept 12 - 16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Place,Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1, Canada

    To find out more, click the link below :

    https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/wce2017

  • ICOI 2017 World Congress - Vancouver Convention Centre  - Aug 17 to 19

    08/17/2017

    Vancouver is hosting  ICOI 2017 World Congress the 45th Anniversary (45 years of implant education) focusing on the latest techniques and technologies for achieving long term implant success. Up and coming clinicians as well as prestigious international speakers will be addressing current topics which are crucial to implant success.

    Aug 17 - 19 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Place,Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1, Canada

    To find out more, click the link below :

    http://www.icoivancouver2017.com

  • 2017 International Headache Congress - Vancouver Convention Centre - Sept 7 to 10

    09/07/2017

    Vancouver is hosting The 2017 International Headache Congress which provides an outstanding opportunity to meet with colleagues, industry partners and international expert speakers. An in-depth scientific presentations showcasing new developments in the advancement of headache science, education and management.The scientific programme promises to bring together a fascinating and diverse mix of speakers providing cutting edge presentations and educational sessions making IHC2017 a must-attend congress for all colleagues based in the world of headache science, education, and management. 

    Sept 7 - 10 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Place,Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1, Canada

    To find out more, click the link below :

    http://www.ihc2017.com

  • 35th World Congress Of Endourology & SWL - Vancouver Convention Centre - Sept 12 to 16

    09/12/2017

    Vancouver is hosting the 35th World Congress of Edourology & SWL with this years theme being “A bridge to the future of Endourology.” New technologies and techniques as well as the latest in cutting-edge translational research will be the focus of this year’s meeting , all of which are as key to what will become standard clinical practice in years to come.

    The city will play host to Urologists from around the world to share ideas, techniques and tips , and catch up with former colleagues while making new friends.

    Sept 12 - 16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Place,Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1, Canada

    To find out more, click the link below :

    https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/wce2017

  • ANCA World Autism Festival & Trade Show 8th Annual Event "Cultural Convergence"

    09/28/2017

    Chateau Granville is hosting the World Autism Festival 2017 - a world class event capturing & energising the world celebrating autistic diversity & talent! Our venue will display the performing, visual, literary arts, cross-cultural community leadership, business partnerships, fashion, sports, multi-media & entrepreneurship.

    This is a platform for all types of people including families, children and individuals. this is set to be A world class destination event amidst the beautiful scenic backdrop of Vancouver's downtown.

    Sept 28-Oct 04, 2017 at the Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites Conference Centre, 1100 Granville St., Vancouver, BC, Canada. 

    To find out more, click the link below: 

    https://www.naturallyautistic.com/2017-8th-annual-world-autism-festival/