Rivers & Trails Festival

Celebrate Port Coquitlam’s rivers and trails and enjoy a day of music, art and culture on September 22.

This year’s festival will take place in Lions Park (2300 Lions Way) and offer family-friendly activities focused on celebrating and protecting the community’s rivers, trails and natural environment. The festivities will kick off at 11am with an opening ceremony at 11:30 am and end at 3 pm.

Highlights include:

  • Live music by Ezra Kwizera and Antoinette Libelt
  • Children’s activity passport stations and prizes
  • Food trucks
  • A salmon smolt release
  • Ecological Art Making
  • Storytelling and puppet shows
  • Guided nature walk “Secret Life of Trees Walking Tour 2.0” by PoCo Heritage Trees

Residents attending the Rivers and Trails Festival are encouraged to go green and walk or cycle to the park. There will be a bike valet and water station, so please bring a refillable water bottle.

The festival is held in recognition of BC Rivers Day, which began in 1980 and is now internationally recognized as World Rivers Day, to celebrate the many values of rivers around the world.

Thank you to Event Sponsors and Community Partners



Art Focus Artists | BMN | Coquitlam River Watch | Colony Farm Park
Coquitlam River Watershed | Greyhaven Exotic Bird Sanctuary
Maple Creek Streamkeepers | Minnekhada Park | Port Coquitlam
Heritage of Trees | Shaughnessy Vet Hospital | Noons Creek
Work BC | Hyde Creek Watershed | Friends of Deboville Slough
Water Wagon | J Peachy Gallery



Alex Bickers
Event Producer – Community and Civic Events
Tel 604.927.7935
Email bickersa@portcoquitlam.ca