Community pop-up activations

VIVA Vancouver activities are currently postponed in response to COVID-19. This information will be updated as directed by the provincial health officer. 

Designing for Difference: The remaining two workshops are postponed until further notice. 

Community Pop-Up Activation Program: The deadline to submit proposals has been extended to March 27, 2020. Implementation of selected Pop-Up Activations will not occur until July of this year at the earliest.

Community Incubation Program: Implementation of selected Community Incubation projects will not occur until July of this year at the earliest.

Activations are temporary, small-scale public space events, installations, or displays. 

VIVA Vancouver’s pop-up activation program offers funding and support for community groups, non-profit organizations, and residents. Pop-up activations create public spaces by transforming, or programming, streets, laneways, and similar spaces into public gathering spaces.

Submit a proposal

Would you like to lead a public space project in your community?

Tell us about it

Download the application form (230 KB)

Deadline: March 27

Upcoming activations

An event calendar of planned community pop-up activations.

Past projects

Examples of past community pop-up activations.