Tourism, Arts and Culture

Exciting events happening around B.C. this summer and fall

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Tourism, Arts and Culture

Exciting events happening around B.C. this summer and fall

Media Contacts
Carla Wormald
Communications Manager
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture
250 208-4309
Media Contacts
Carla Wormald
Communications Manager
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture
250 208-4309

Backgrounders

Funding for events throughout B.C.

The latest round of the Tourism Events Program is providing nearly $1.6 million for 30 events taking place throughout the province.

Listed by community, they are:

Abbottsford
Abbotsford International Airshow
Aug. 9-11, 2019
Funding: $60,000

Chilliwack
Chilliwack Sunflower Festival
Aug. 1-Sept. 15, 2019
Funding: $17,500

Invermere
Invermere Musicfest Waterfront Music Festival
Aug. 16-17, 2019
Funding: $10,000

Lake Cowichan
Sunfest Country Music Festival
Aug. 1-4, 2019
Funding: $199,788

Langford
Super Channel National Boxing Championships
April 23-27, 2019
Funding: $18,000

Merritt
Bass Coast Festival
July 12-15, 2019
Funding: $129,450

Nelson
Nelson International Mural Festival
Aug. 16-18, 2019
Funding: $17,500

Nitnat Lake
Windfest at Nitnat
July 26-28, 2019
Funding: $10,000

Oliver
Festival of the Grape
Oct. 6, 2019
Funding: $10,000

Panorama, Invermere, Kimberly, Fernie
Trans BC 6 Day Mountainbike Enduro
July 8-13, 2019
Funding: $10,000

Panorama to Fernie
2019 TransRockies Classic
July 22-28, 2019
Funding: $21,000

Parksville
Parksville Beach Festival
July 11-Aug. 18, 2019
Funding: $21,000

Port Alberni
Five Acre Shaker Music & Arts Festival
Aug. 8-11, 2019
Funding: $10,000

Prince George
2019 U-19 Men's Pan-American Cup
July 22-29, 2019
Funding: $24,500

Princeton
Princeton Traditional Music Festival
Aug. 12-18, 2019
Funding: $15,400

Salmon Arm
Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival
Aug. 12-18, 2019
Funding: $173,750

Squamish
Wind Festival for the Arts
July 9-27, 2019
Funding: $10,000

Steveston
Steveston Dragon Boat Festival
Aug. 24, 2019
Funding: $10,000

Surrey
WBSC Americas Softball Olympic Qualifier
Aug. 25-Sept. 1, 2019
Funding: $75,000

FVDED in the Park
July 5-6, 2019
Funding: $20,000

Taylor
2019 World Jet Boat Championships
July 19-21, 2019
Funding: $21,000

Ucluelet
Edge to Edge Marathon
Oct. 20, 2019
Funding: $10,500

Vancouver
Honda Celebration of Lights
July 27, July 31 and Aug. 3, 2019
Funding: $250,000

Vancouver Bach Festival
July 30 and Aug. 9, 2019
Funding: $10,000

Vancouver Mural Festival
Aug. 5-10, 2019
Funding: $22,000

2019 Vancouver Writers Fest
Oct. 21-27, 2019
Funding: $10,000

Victoria
GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon
Oct. 11-13, 2019
Funding: $72,000

Victoria Film Festival
Feb. 7-16, 2020
Funding: $20,000

Capital City Comic Con
March 19-21, 2020
$30,000

Wells
ArtsWells Festival
Aug. 2-5, 2019
Funding: $28,000

Whistler
Crankworx Whistler
Aug. 9-18, 2019
Funding: $250,000

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