Eat, Drink, and Shop at Lively Vancouver Markets this Summer

Photo: Richmond Night Market

This summer promises to be an amazing one in Vancouver, with popular events returning and new ones in the works. Going to a market promises so much fun: happy people milling about, artisan goods to browse, and great food and drink to enjoy.

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Eat, Drink, and Shop at Lively Vancouver Markets this Summer

Khatsahlano: the Massive (and Free!) Music & Arts Street Party is Coming to Kitsilano

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Image sourced from the Khatsahlano Facebook page

On Saturday, July 7, 2018, Kitsilano’s popular West 4th Avenue shuts down to host Khatsahlano, a massive street party that spans 10 city blocks! It’s Vancouver’s largest free Music & Arts Festival and it’s one excellent party.

Created just 7 years ago, the Khatsahlano Street Party features multiple stages showcasing more than 50 of Vancouver’s top music performers as well as the eclectic work of local artisans and street performers.

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Khatsahlano: the Massive (and Free!) Music & Arts Street Party is Coming to Kitsilano

Vancouver’s Biggest Free Music and Arts Fest: Khatsahlano Street Party is Back

Photo sourced from khatsahlano.com

Photo sourced from khatsahlano.com

The biggest free music and arts fest of the year is about to descend on Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood.

The Khatsahlano Street Party is set to transform West 4th Avenue into 10 blocks of live music, beer gardens and outdoor art on Saturday, July 11. Now in its fifth year, the festival is expected to attract more than 100,000 revellers to the stretch of West 4th from Burrard to MacDonald Streets.

The street party is perhaps best-known for great live music. This year, more than 50 bands with local roots will perform on eight different stages. The lineup includes a mix of talent old and new from Vancouver and BC.  Indie rockers Yukon Blonde and dark pop favourites The Belle Game share top billing with vintage punk and underground acts the Pointed Sticks and the Enigmas. Up-and-coming bands from The Peak 102.7 Peak Performance Project will also be taking the stage. the A complete lineup is available on the festival website.

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Vancouver’s Biggest Free Music and Arts Fest: Khatsahlano Street Party is Back

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Gear up for the weekend with World Cup Final viewing parties, street dance lessons, music festivals, and more!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

50 Free Bands + 40 Food Trucks: Khatsahlano Street Party Returns to Vancouver

Photo credit: Rick Chung | Flickr

Photo credit: Rick Chung | Flickr

Vancouver’s biggest free music and arts fest is back.

The Khatsahlano Street Party is set to transform West 4th Avenue into 10 blocks of live music, beer gardens and outdoor art on Saturday, July 12.  Now in its fourth year, the festival is expected to attract more than 100,000 revellers to the Kitsilano neighbourhood, from Burrard to MacDonald Streets on West 4th Avenue.

Khatsahlano has earned a well deserved reputation for great live music.  This year, more than 50 bands with local roots will perform on eight different stages.  Headliners include The Poppy Family Experience, who emerged from Kitsilano’s counterculture scene in the 1960s and went on to international fame, as well as The Grapes of Wrath, the Kelowna-based rockers known for their hit record These Days who recently reunited after an 18-year hiatus.  A complete lineup is available on the festival website.

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50 Free Bands + 40 Food Trucks: Khatsahlano Street Party Returns to Vancouver