Lonsdale Quay Market has just dropped their SummerFest 2016 line-up! Bring the whole family down to enjoy this free outdoor festival!

2016 marks the 30th year of SummerFest and it’s shaping up to be the most awesome SummerFest ever.

The festival kicks off July 1st with a huge list of fun activities. Don’t Forget!–Lonsdale Quay Market is one of the best places to get an awesome view of the Canada Place fireworks.

Hashtag #lowerlonsdale and the #Quay2Summer on Instagram to be featured on our website and by Lonsdale Quay.

July 1st Canada Day Celebration:

1:00 PM – 3:00PM: North Shore Country Band ‘The Heels’

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Roots Rock Band ‘Sean Michael Trio’

10:00 PM: Canada Day Fireworks hosted by City of Vancouver & Canada Place


All your SummerFest favourites have returned for 2016, with a few minor changes. Feel Good Fridays now offers a variety of free fitness classes (12-1PM); stop by on your lunch break for a sweat session. Returning on Saturdays, Dance Saturdays with Salsa Studio (2-4PM) and on Sunday stop by the market for the Sunday Concert Series (1-3PM).  Check out Lonsdale Quay Market’s YouTube playlist to listen to all the artists set to perform on the outdoor stage:

SF Concert lineup

New This Year:

Lonsdale Quay Market has added Just for Kids day and Dinner & Outdoor Movie to the 2016 schedule.

Just for Kids | July 10th, 2016 | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

A day dedicated to kids. Award winning Canadian author and illustrator Scot Richie is hosting a book signing and sketching workshop in Perform Art Studios. Star from CBC’s television series, Will Jams, is performing at the outdoor stage.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Book Signing & Sketching with Scot Richie in Perform Art Studios

1:00 – 2:30 PM: Performance by Will Stroet

Dinner & Outdoor Movie Night | September 3rd , 2016 | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Another new addition to the SummerFest line up is Dinner & Outdoor Movie Night on September 3rd. The Market is extending their hours until 10:00 PM, so you can pick up lots of tasty snacks while you enjoy the show. Check out their Facebook page for more SummerFest updates and help select the movie for Outdoor movie night!



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