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 to do 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.

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.

Lunar New Year Celebrations
Chinese New Year 2023 Year of the Rabbit

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 just 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!

Happy Easter

Riverside Summer Events

  • Summer Music Series Town Centre! Fridays, 4 to 6 pm, to jam out to live music performances.
  • Riverside Street Vibe Festival Aug 24th, The festival will bring a variety of local vendors, food trucks, live music, a beer garden, face painting, and fun activities to our neighbourhood!
  • Mural Festival Tour. Our community’s lovely @vanmuralfest 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.
Riverside Street Vibe Festival
Riverside Street Vibe Festival

Spooktacular Halloween

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!

Spooktacular 2022
Spooktacular 2022

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).