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31 Jul 2021 10:41 AM | Anonymous

Originally Dated: July 23

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With the recent move into Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan, we look forward to welcoming back many of our staple summer events, and new tenant activations. Here are some upcoming installations, events and tenant activations occurring in public space on Granville Island*.

*Details subject to change on short notice


Beanstalk Bistro – Outdoor Activation – July 3 – September 6

Saturday & Sundays 12pm-4pm

Beanstalk Bistro of the Kids Market will be set up outside in the Plaza next to the duck pond, behind the Kids Market every weekend until the end of August, with an outdoor pop-up vending tent.


Boca Del Lupo Fishbowl - 

Plays2Perform@Home & Climate Change Penance Project

June 30 – August 28th Wednesday to Saturday 12pm-6pm

1398 Cartwright St

Boca Del Lupo continues their expansion of The Fishbowl in the Waterfront Theatre parking lot for the summer months. Their Net Zero installation is a real world experiment they are calling the 

Climate Change Penance Project

Stop by the Fishbowl to find out more. 

Updated Reserved Parking:

June 30-August 28

the (4) Spaces in Waterfront Theatre Lot


Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge – July 25th 6:30pm-9pm

1360 Johnston St – Alleyway

This longstanding 

Opus Art Supplies event returns this year, as a smaller invite only event due to pandemic restrictions, with opportunities to participate virtually.


Reserved Parking:

All Parking Behind Opus Art Supplies 1360 Johnston St, all day Sunday July 25


Teen Shakespeare – The Tempest 

July 31-August 7, 7:30pm-9pm:

Performance Works Outdoor Stage - 1218 Cartwright St

Carousel Theatre’s 

Teen Shakespeare Program

 returns this summer to the Wooden Stage at Ron Basford Park for Shakespeare’s stormiest comedy – 

The Tempest


Access to the sidewalk between Performance Works and Ron Basford Park will be limited or restricted during the following hours: July 19-23:10am-4pm, July 26-31: 11am-11pm, Aug. 2-August 7: 5pm - 11pm


Juggle Me Not – Axis 


 July 30th and August 7th: 5pm & 7pm

Picnic Pavilion - 267 Old Bridge Walk

Juggle Me Not is a 

commedia dell’arte 

(Italian comedy) show inspired by the tale of 

The Little Juggler

, produced by 

Axis Theatre

A plague-ridden troupe travels from town to town in search of mirth, love and sometimes even lost members. The performance is free, however reservations are recommended and can be made by following

this link

Reserved Parking:

All of Waterfront Theatre parking lot will be reserved, all day on Friday July 30th

 and Saturday August 7th

If you are a tenant of Festival House, Kids Market or Waterfront Theatre and are expecting deliveries during either of these days please let us know.


Honouring the Children August 6 & 7pm 12pm-4pm

Ocean Art Works - 1531 Johnston St

Renowned Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) artist Xwalacktun, who created the house posts at Ocean Art Works returns to Granville Island, for four days, to finish a cedar house post that is being carved for a reconciliation initiative with Reconciliation Matters Network and St. Andrews Wesley church. Stop by to hear the story of the host post, meet Xwalacktun and take part in the carving process. The open air gallery will be open to the public during the following times: August 6-7 12pm-4pm, August 8-9 11am-4pm


August 7-13: Bike to Shop Week and Knowledge HUB

Granville Island is participating in Hub Cycling’s citywide Bike To Shop Event, encouraging visitors to Granville Island to shop Granville Island by bike, from August 7 – 13. Participating tenants include Granville Island Brewery, Kasama Chocolate, The Market Kitchen, Bon Macaron, MAKE Vancouver and The Kids Market.

On Friday August 13, stop by the Knowledge HUB on Granville Island located next to our free Bike Valet, located on Old Bridge St behind Carousel Theatre. The Knowledge HUB will have: 15-minute free basic bike maintenance, complimentary snacks, free cycling resources and prizes.


Reserved Parking

(13) Parking Stalls will be reserved in the Old Bridge outdoor parking lot, on the south side of the parking lot. Commercial Loading Zones and access to Carousel Theatre alley will not be impacted.


August 21: New Works Dance Series: All Over the Map

New Works Performance Society returns to the east side of the Island with All Over the Map, one day of free public dance performances at the wooden stage outside of Performance Works on Sunday August 22nd.

Access to the sidewalk between Performance Works and Ron Basford Park will be limited or restricted during the following hours 11am-5pm.

Five parking spaces will be reserved in front of Performance Works all day Sunday August 21.

Contact  Ruhamah Buchanan (She/Her)

Coordinator, Cultural Programming & Events

rbuchana[at]cmhc.ca with any questions


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