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 7, 2018 every Thursday from 3 -7 pm until September 27, 2018 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, Village Vibe features emerging and 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 event, rain or shine.

Summer 2018

  • Saturday July 7 from 2-4 pp

  • Saturday July 21 from 2-4 pm

  • Saturday July 28 from 2-4 pm

  • Saturday August 4 from 2-4pm

  • Saturday August 11 from 2-4pm

  • Saturday August 25 from 2-4pm

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 event, rain or shine.

Summer 2018

  • Sunday July 8 from 2-4 pm

  • Sunday July 15 from 2-4 pm

  • Sunday July 22 from 2-4 pm

  • Sunday July 29 from 2-4 pm

  • Sunday August 5 from 2-4 pm

  • Sunday August 12 from 2-4 pm

  • Sunday August 26 from 2-4 pm

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 in July and 8:30 pm throughout August. In the event of rain, the film will be moved to the following Friday.

  • Friday July 6, 9 pm, Gates Park
  • Friday July 20, 9 pm, Sun Valley Park
  • Friday August 3, 8:30 pm, Gates Park
  • Friday August 17, 8:30 pm, Sun Valley Park
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. All camps include a combination of recreation, games, play time, along with fun art activities. For more information, or to register, visit experienceit.ca.