Sun. May 5th at Deer Lake
Sat. May 25th at Burnaby Mountain
Burnaby Blooms features eco-art installations, educational and cultural walking tours, gardening workshops, art activities, roving performers, community booths and free entertainment all day.
Burnaby Blooms promotes the long-term sustainability and ecological health of our community in a fun and creative environment.
Fri. June 21st at Burnaby Civic Square, 3-7pm
NIPD is a community celebration to honour, recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples. All are welcome to participate.
This event includes storytelling, performances, an Indigenous artisan market, and free activities throughout the day.
Mon. July 1st at Burnaby Central Park, Central Blvd, and Civic Square
Burnaby’s Canada Day StreetFest celebration is the City’s largest outdoor event, with 40,000+ participants!
StreetFest on Central includes a family focused activity area with performances at Civic square, a pedestrian-friendly street closure along Central Ave with entertainment and community activations, a huge main stage with variety of lively performers, and a grand fireworks finale at Central Park. The event is free to the public and offers activities and entertainment for all ages.
Sat. July 13th and Sun. July 14th at Deer Lake
Join the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for a free summer performance amid the spectacular beauty of Deer Lake Park on Saturday, followed on Sunday by the Vancouver Opera featuring highlights from some of the world's most beloved operatic classics.
Both days includes family activities and pre-concert entertainment -- on Saturday presented by the VSO School of Music and the VSO Orchestral Institute, and on Sunday with family activities and pre-concert entertainment from the VO Young Artists program and others.
Sat. July 20th, location TBA
Burnaby Pride is a collaborative community initiative organized by a number of agencies and volunteers in Burnaby alongside City staff. The Burnaby Pride Celebration is going into its seventh year in 2024 and features musicians, drag performers, community groups, arts activities, food trucks, and more.
July 9th through Aug 22nd
at Confederation Park, Civic Square, and Edmonds Park
Shows every Tues, Wed, and Thurs. from Jul.11 Aug.25
Shows at 12pm & 2pm
Enjoy free family friendly shows, featuring local musicians, clowns, ventriloquists and more!
Burnaby Civic Square
Movie start time 8:15pm
Plus 1 movie night at Edmonds Park
Movie start time 8:30pm
Grab a blanket, bring the family and settle in for a free family friendly movie under the stars!
Saturday August 10th at Deer Lake
Since 2000, the festival lawn of Deer Lake Park in Burnaby has played host to a wide array of professional blues and roots artists originating from around the world. In 2024 the Festival will expand to encompass a wider range of genres, with a brand new name! Stay tuned for the big announcement :)
This event is FREE and will feature multiple performances, a kids’ activity area, an artisan market, and food trucks. Headliners TBA.
Friday October 25th at Burnaby Central Park, 6:30 to 8:30pm (fireworks at 8:15)
The City of Burnaby celebrates Halloween and fall traditions with CENTRAL SPARK -- a fireworks-centered event at Central Park focused on family fun.
Featuring a spooky outdoor maze, roving entertainers, carnival games, art activities, a photo booth, food trucks, and a grand fireworks finale. Costumes are encouraged!
Click HERE for details.
The Festivals & Special Events office brings the community together to celebrate with free festivals and events for the whole family.