River District Events and Festivals are scheduled throughout the year at River District in South Vancouver. At various locations, especially at the community centre, there are workshops, yoga sessions, fitness classes, kids’ activities and other fun things throughout the year.
More significant events at the River District include Lunar New Year celebrations with Chinese lion dancing in winter, a Golden Egg Hunt Easter event in the spring and Summer Music Series, Riverside Street Vibe Festival, and Vancouver Mural Festival events in the summer. Halloween Spooktacular for Halloween. There have also been outdoor Drive-in Movie Nights, weather-dependent.
Join us for the 2nd Annual Riverside Street Vibe event on Saturday, August 26th, from 12-6 p.m. in River District!
- Riverside Street Vibe Festival Aug 26th: The festival will bring a variety of local vendors, food trucks, live music, a beer garden, face painting, and fun activities to our neighbourhood!
Join us down on East Kent Ave North (between Rivergrass Drive and Boundary Road) for a day of fun in the sun, complete with food trucks, vendors, live music, and more!
- Mural Festival Tour. Our community’s lovely curated murals make an excellent backdrop for photos! Check out the newest murals in Vancouver’s most extensive open-air art gallery along the North Arm of Fraser River in the River District, South Vancouver.
Aug 11 & 12th SOLD OUT
- For more information on Riverside Street Vibe 2023, website – RiversideStreetVibe.ca
Summer Music Series River District Town Centre!
Summer Music Series River District Town Centre this Friday, August 11th @ 3PM p.m., to jam out to live music performances.
Lunar New Year Celebrations
This year 2023—starting January 22—is the Year of the Rabbit. River District Vancouver hosts special Lunar New Year activities in years when there aren’t global pandemics.
Past events took place in two parts. The first was from 11:00 am until 12:15 pm at the River District Town Centre and started again at 1:00 pm and ran until 3 o’clock at the River District Neighbourhood Centre. The celebration included Chinese lion dancing in winter.
River District Golden Easter Egg Hunt
Find and take photos of all 8 Easter Eggs hidden in the area and submit them to win. In years when it does take place, the Easter event is free and open to the public. People can show up! The Golden Egg Hunt has set times, and advanced registration is required. Spaces are limited, so sign up early when the event is scheduled!
Spooktacular Halloween at River District Town Centre. Swing by for sweet treats and spooky fun!
A good time was had by all. Thank you to everyone for joining us!
River District Winter Festival
Looking for stocking stuffers? Town Centre will host local vendors where you can find the perfect holiday gift. Put on your favourite holiday sweater and get your photos taken too! Photos will be by donation; we’ll be accepting food and toy donations (non-perishable items and unwrapped toys).