The city is about to get much more colourful as the Vancouver Mural Festival returns from August 6 to 11.
Presented by Create Vancouver Society, with support from the City Of Vancouver, Mount Pleasant BIA, Canadian Heritage, and the Province of British Columbia, the third annual festival will feature the work of 28 artists who add beauty and colour to the city’s buildings, walls, and alleys.
This year’s featured artists include:
The third annual event will feature more than just great art. Expect to soak in music, devour delicious food, and support local makers at a market.
This year, a massive street party and concert have also been added to the lineup. The Mount Pleasant Street Party will take place on August 11 (the final day of the festival) with an expected attendance of over 125,000 people.
All festivalgoers will be able to visit the newly transformed alleyways, interactive art activities, music, markets, street dance contests, graffiti jams, a craft beer garden, and over 30 new works of public art.
The festivities don’t end there. After the street party, a major outdoor ‘Celebration Concert’ is scheduled to take place at Jonathan Rogers Park.
Get ready for an epic week of art, music, and parties! For more information about this year’s festival and artist selections, you can attend an information and Q&A session with event organizers and curators on Monday, June 18 at 6 pm at Heritage Hall (3102 Main Street).
When: August 6 to 11, 2018
Where: Various locations around the city, visit website for details