Vancouver is host to The Just for Laughs Comedy festival JFL Northwest February 14th to the 23rd with some of the following acts already signed up. Gabriel Iglesias, Howie Mandel & Friends, Michelle Wolf and Ken Jeong lots more to come, check out their website.
The Talking Stick Festival fullcircle.ca February 18th to March 2nd, 2019
Vancouver international Wine Festival come to the Vancouver Convention Centre from February 27th to March 3rd, 2019 vanwinefest.ca
Haiku Invitational March 1 to June 1st 2019 vcbf.ca/community-event/haiku-invitational This online festival is looking for submissions on the theme of reconciliation
Vancouver International Dance Festival March 4th to March 30th, 2019 vidf.ca This 3 week festival takes place at various venues around Vancouver.
Growing Room Literary Festival March 8th to March 17th 2019. This feminist Literary festivals highlights over 30 panels and writing workshops as well as 2 full days of Manuscript consultations festival.roommagazine.com
The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival starts in Vancouver April 4th to 28th vcbf.ca
BC Blossom Photo Watch #vancherryblossomfest to share your images on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. I sometimes wonder if we couldn’t have this festival in January as well as we have some trees already in bloom.
Crafted Vancouver May 6 to May 30, 2019 craftedvancouver.com at various venues around Vancouver.
Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 27th to June 2nd, 2019 childrensfestival.ca
Bard on the beach Resumes in Vancouver from June 5th to September 21, 2019 Vancouver’s own Shakespeare Festival bardonthebeach.org/2019-season/ 2019 has the following shows running through the summer “The Taming of the Screw” “All’s Well That Ends Well” “Coriolanus” and the non-Shakespeare show “Shakespeare in Love”
Vancouver Craft Beer Week June 8th and 9th 2019 ticketleader.ca/events/vcbw2019 taking place at the PNE Grounds
Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival June 21 to 23, 2019 concorddragonboatfestival.ca
Vancouver International Guitar Festival June 28th to the 30th 2019 Creekside Community Centre vancouverguitarfestival.com