Spring Events in Vancouver, BC

From the pink of the cherry blossoms that decorate downtown to the green of the outfield at Nat Bailey Stadium as the Canadians kick off the baseball season, it’s time to bask in all the colourful Spring events in Vancouver.


Cherry Blossom Festival

March 29 - April 25
Only in bloom for a short time, don’t miss the local spring tradition of touring through the city’s beautiful cherry blossom trees.

Harrison Tulip Festival

Early April
Stroll through the festival's 10 million tulips, surrounded by mountain vistas and fragrant hyacinths and daffodils. Check their website for the exact start date.

Capture Photography Festival

April 1 - 30
Western Canada’s largest lens-based festival exhibiting dozens of galleries throughout Vancouver.


Vancouver Sun Run

April 21
Open to all ages, The Sun Run is a major annual event and a healthy, exhilarating way to see the city.

Art Vancouver

April 11 - 14
Experience Western Canada’s most prestigious art, featuring artists from across the country and around the world.

Coast City Country Festival

April 19 - 20
Put on your best boots, throw on your cowboy hat and saddle up for this year’s Coast City Country lineup.

Richmond Night Market

Starting April 26
Visit the largest night market in North America and indulge in mouthwatering street food!

Got Craft Spring Market

May 4 - 5
Give the gift of local, handmade goods this Mother’s Day at Vancouver’s largest spring market with over 80 makers and small shops.

Shipyards Night Market

Starting May 10
Every Friday night, locals and visitors gather at the Shipyards District to indulge in street food, explore artisan vendors, and enjoy live music.



Starting May 18
From carnival games to delicious treats, there's something for everyone at this iconic destination. 

Brewery & the Beast

June 2
The ultimate festival of meat, beer, and music! Feast on chef creations, sip craft drinks, and enjoy the celebration of the year.

Bard on the Beach

Starting June 11
Back for their 35th season at Vanier Park with your favourite Shakespeare classics. 

Vancouver Canadians

Starting April 5
Where you can watch giant sushi, dancing mascots and, of course, baseball.

Vancouver Whitecaps

Starting May 5
The cheers, the goal celebrations, the penalty kicks- who doesn’t love an evening with Vancouver’s favourite soccer club?

BC Lions

Starting June 15
BC’s football team is back with another fierce lineup! Grab a beverage, find your seat and get ready to roar.


Looking for more ways to get outside this spring? The Capilano Suspention Bridge is a way to get up above the treetops to survey the lush greenery. After a stroll around Stanley Park, be sure to dip into the Vancouver Aquarium to see what’s happening in the waters and check out their exhibit, Monsters Of The Abyss.