The full schedule of events for Summer Live – a free, three day festival hosted by the City of Vancouver on July 8, 9 and 10, 2011 to celebrate Vancouver’s 125th anniversary – is now available.

View the Summer Live Event Schedule & Map

View the full list of Summer Live artists and activities.


Over 180 performances and activities are included in Summer Live, which features Mother Mother, Daniel Wesley, The New Pornographers, Neko Case, Dan Mangan, Dr. L. Subramaniam, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra conducted by Bramwell Tovey and Spirit of the West.

New additions to the program include:
•    A diverse mix of music by Beat Nation Live, Silk Road and Jou Tou, Veda Hille, Aidan Knight, Birds of Paradox, Zapato Negro and Saint-Pierre.
•    Coast Salish canoe races in Coal Harbour, Slahal games, storyteller Henry Charles and dance groups Children of Takaya, Musqueam Warriors and Welh Tima Kexwusem.
•    Kite-making, boat-building, and juggling workshops in the KidZone and Asian synth pop/art duo Guimauves, Fresh Groove Productions’ youth dance groups and the Dusty Flower Pot Cabaret on the family stage.
•    eatART’s Mondo Spider and Titanaboa giant robotic creatures, Tangible Interaction Company’s sensory experiences and giant Jenga and Twister board games from Public Dreams.
•    Family sports activities: drop-in mini-soccer, youth volleyball tournament, tennis, badminton and croquet, and BC Lions kicking and throwing clinics.
•    The Coiled River – environmental art created from invasive plant species; Speak the Unseen – a participatory mural; and an origami heron pathway by Joseph Wu and Naomi Singer.

Activities run daily from noon to 11pm at Brockton Point in Stanley Park. A free shuttle bus from Waterfront Station runs from 11am to 11pm each day, and a free, secure bicycle compound will be available for cyclists.

Cycle, walk or bus for easy access to the Summer Live festival site at Stanley Park’s Brockton Point. Read more >

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There are 21 comments on “Summer Live in Stanley Park – Event Schedule”

  1. Kate says:

    FANTASTIC! This is going to be great.

  2. Rob says:

    Really excited for this! Way to go Vancouver

  3. I went to the farmers market at the train station yesterday and they had MEC hosting a free and safe bike parking. will you have that for us at Stanley Park?

  4. Vancouver125 says:

    Yes, there will be a FREE secure bicycle compound with space for 1,500 bikes at Stanley Park that is staffed by the team at BEST (Better Environmentally Sound Transportation): Everyone is encouraged to cycle or walk to Summer Live, it will be the greenest and fastest way in and out of the Park.

  5. winning says:

    what time will the zolas be preforming?

  6. Laurent says:

    Thanks for the information about bike parking. I will see you there! This festival looks great. Please keep up the good work bringing lots of events to Vancouver so we can forever forget the No Fun City name and build up a great reputation as a vibrant city.

  7. Vancouver125 says:

    The Zolas will be performing on the Trail’s Edge Stage July 9th from 8:30pm-9:30pm.

  8. george says:

    when will mother mother and the new pornographers be performing.

    thank you

  9. Jacqui says:

    Could you please tell me the schedule for the following entertainers:

    Coast Salish canoe races in Coal Harbour, Slahal games, storyteller Henry Charles and dance groups Children of Takaya, Musqueam Warriors and Welh Tima Kexwusem.

    Thank you

  10. Vancouver125 says:

    There will be licensed bistro areas at Summer Live where food and beverages will be available — one near the Trail’s Edge Stage and one with viewing access to the Coast Capital Savings Main Stage.

    BBQ’s will be allowed, as normal with the Parks Board regulations, on the edges of the Summer Live site.

  11. Vancouver125 says:

    The Musqueam Warriors will be performing at the Totem Poles & Lower Field area Sunday, July 10th from 3:00 – 3:30pm.

  12. Vancouver125 says:

    We are pleased to offer a free shuttle bus from Waterfront Station to the festival (drop off will be near the totem poles at Brockton Point). The shuttle runs to the festival daily from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, with service every 15 minutes. Board the shuttle on West Cordova Street, one block west of Waterfront Station. The last shuttle to Waterfront Station will leave the totem pole area at 12:30 AM.

    Please visit for all the transportation information for Summer Live.

  13. This should be a great event with something for everyone. We have a lot to celebrate living in such a beautiful city.

    Really looking forward to seeing some of my favourite bands!



  14. Kendall says:

    Does anyone know when The New Pornographers are on stage?? Thankyou :)

  15. Vancouver125 says:

    The New Pornographers are playing at 9:30pm on Saturday July 9th. Full schedule can be found here:

  16. Cindy says:

    Hi, I was wondering about setting up a picnic during the evening concert events. Shouldn’t be a problem, as long as I don’t have a bbq?

  17. Vancouver125 says:

    Yes, no problem to have a picnic in the park!

  18. Vancouver125 says:

    No tickets needed!

  19. alicia says:

    Great festival you guys!
    Here’s some photos I took of Joseph Wu installing his origami herons at Brockton Oval.

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