Summer in the City

Summer officially arrives with the City’s annual Summer in the City Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival, a celebration of community arts and entertainment! Watch sizzling stage performances and popular Hollywood films. Buy farm fresh food and say hello to your local neighbours, farmers and artisans. Bring your family and friends for fun summer experiences each week at the Farmers Market, Cinema Under the Stars, Village Vibe Performing Arts Series, and Music in the Park– all FREE events taking place at Leigh Square and local parks. There’s something for everyone to enjoy between July and August.
Farmers Market

Port Coquitlam Farmers Market is back for its annual season beginning June 1, 2017 every Thursday from 3 -7 pm until September 28, 2017 in Leigh Square. Along with fresh vegetables, fruit, baking and crafts there will be interesting and exciting events, performances and themes every week. Visit portcoquitlam.ca/farmersmarket for more information.

 

Village Vibe

Village Vibe Performing Arts Series

Presented in Leigh Square on the outdoor stage every Saturday afternoon in the Summer. The 2017 Village Vibe series will feature emerging to professional dancers, musicians, and artists! For those emerging artists, the Village Vibe series provides an opportunity to gain experience in front of a live audience and celebrate their talents. Performers are selected through an open call each fall and chosen by a community selection committee. All ages welcome. This is a free rain or shine event.

2-4 pm FREE

  • Saturday July 8 from 2-4 pm
    Featuring local dancers and performers from Mellado Dance Elite and Coastal Edge Dance Centre.

  • Saturday July 22 from 2-4 pm
    Lincoln Street Union and Dee Frost and the Heaters

  • Saturday July 29 from 2-4 pm
    Featuring performers from the Youth Music Project and Crossroads Hospice Coffeehouse.

  • Saturday August 5 from 2-4 pm
    Featuring performers from the TriCity School of Music!

  • Saturday August 12 from 2-4pm
    Asi Somos and Western Jaguar

Music in the Square

Music in the Square

This year enjoy the summer with an afternoon performance in Leigh Square every Sunday! Music in the Square features the finest professional musicians from across Metro Vancouver playing a variety of genres including jazz, pop, rock, blues, folk, world fusion, and contemporary. Performers are selected through an open call each fall and chosen by a community selection committee. All ages welcome. This is a free rain or shine event.

Leigh Square
2-4 pm FREE

Cinema Under the Stars

Cinema Under the Stars offers an unforgettable Friday night experience. The 26 foot tall silver screen will be traveling around Port Coquitlam’s parks so pack a picnic, bring a blanket and round up some friends or bring the whole family out. The shows start at 9 pm during July and 8:30 pm during August. In the event of rain, the film will be moved to the following Friday.

  • Friday July 7
    Gates Park
    The Secret Life of Pets
  • Friday July 21 9 pm CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN – rescheduled to Friday July 28
    Sun Valley Park
    Beauty & the Beast
  • Friday August 4th 8:45 pm
    Gates Park
    Moana
  • Friday August 18th 8:45 pm
    Sun Valley Park
    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Arts & Culture Camps
Arts and Culture Camps are a week long, and run at Leigh Square for children age 4-14 years – a unique mix of the arts, play and memorable experiences! Children and teens get to explore their creative side while experimenting with various visual and performing art styles, making friends and having a blast while they’re at it.! All camps include a mix of recreation, games, play time, along with fun art activities. For more information, or to register, visit experienceit.ca.