Home > About Vancouver > All News > City of Vancouver celebrates Culture Days with free events across the city

City of Vancouver celebrates Culture Days with free events across the city

September 27 2017 The annual event takes place across Canada from Sept 29 to Oct 1

Photo by Rachel Topham

Ensuring everyone has access to participate actively in arts and culture, Culture Days will host free events all across Canada for three days from September 29 to October 1.

From dance classes to painting to public art walking tours, Vancouver residents can experience a variety of events that celebrate inclusivity, diversity and creativity.

Culture Days events

Public Art program

The City's Public Art program has organized six walking tours in three distinct areas of the city, Yaletown-False Creek, Burrard Corridor-Downtown and Chinatown-Gastown.

Tours will be conducted in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Read more information on the tours

Vancouver Park Board's Fieldhouse Activation Program

The Vancouver Park Board's Fieldhouse Activation Program and other community partnerships offer space and access to local individuals, groups, and organizations to create activities that engage the community.

Culture Days events include an offering of three community dance workshops, an open dance rehearsal and presentations by dance and multi-disciplinary artists.

Read more information on the classes:

Vancouver Civic Theatres 

Vancouver Civic Theatres will be partnering with various community groups and artists to animate the Queen Elizabeth Theatre lobby with dance, life drawing, and painting activities during Culture Days.

Read more information on the events:

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson has proclaimed September 29th to October 1st, 2017 as "Culture Days" in the City of Vancouver.

The City has participated in Culture Days as a member of the BC Culture Days Taskforce since 2010.

Learn more about Culture Days

Stay connected

Stay connected with the City of Vancouver's Cultural Services team online through the following channels:

Arts and culture website
Facebook Follow the City on Facebook
Twitter @VanCultureBC Follow the City on Twitter
Public art blog
Subscribe to VanCulture for arts and culture news