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North Shore Culture Compass tent

We look forward to community events where we can meet people, show you around the Culture Compass and answer your questions.

Check back in June 2024 for the new schedule.

As we confirm our spot at community events we’ll list them here. Find our tent, learn more about North Van Arts and the North Shore Culture Compass and enjoy a free art activity.

2023 Schedule

The Culture Compass tent is a welcoming space to meet our street team, learn more about North Van Arts, the Culture Compass and North Shore arts & culture, and enjoy a free art activity, inspired by content from the online map!

Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, Moodyville Park, North Vancouver

Celebrating Earth Day with the City of North Vancouver.Earth Day logo

where: Moodyville Park

when: Saturday, April 22 from 10am-2pm.

This is a family-friendly event and everyone is welcome to join in the invasive plant pull, stop by the educational booths, and enjoy activities hosted by local environmental and other organizations. We’ll be located in the main grass area, just east of the playground.

See you rain or shine!


West Vancouver Cultural Fest, June 2-3, Ambleside Park

West Vancouver Cultural Fest celebrates BC’s diversitywith immersive cultural experiences, flavours from around the globe, and live performances from over 30 local and international performers.West Vancouver Community Cultural Fest

Where: Ambleside Park, West Vancouver

When: Friday, 4-9:30pm and Saturday 11am-9:30pm, June 2 and 3, 2023

tent at West Vancouver Community Cultural Fest 2023

VIMFF Summer Festival, Saturday, June 24, Shipyards, North Vancouver

a free, non-ticketed event in Lonsdale Shipyard, North Vancouver, to help celebrate Canadian multiculturalism andVIMFF Summer Fest outdoor culture with a series of films and live music performances throughout the day, along with “market-style” tables featuring partners and local businesses

Where: Shipyards, North Vancouver

When: Saturday, June 24

Harmony Arts Festival, August 12 & 13, West Vancouver

Harmony Arts Festival    Harmony Arts Festival

August 4-13, 2023 (full festival dates, we will be there 2nd weekend)

When: August 12 & 13, 2023

The festival takes place in West Vancouver along the waterfront on Argyle Avenue, from 14th to 16th Street

Festival programs will be available soon.

Shipyards Festival, September 24, Shipyards District, North Vancouver

Visit our tent to meet our street team, learn about North Van Arts and the North Shore Culture Compass and colour an animal in Coast Salish design (by Tsleil-Waututh artist Olivia George).

12-7pm (festival continues to 10pm)

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