Summer in the City
Bring on the heat with Port Coquitlam’s Summer in the City Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival. Watch sizzling stage performances and popular films, buy farm fresh food and say hello to your local neighbours. Bring your family and friends for fun summer experiences each week at the Farmers Market, Village Vibe Performing Arts Series, Music in the Square, and Cinema Under the Stars – all FREE events taking place at Leigh Square and local parks.
Port Coquitlam’s Farmer’s Market brings a breadth of locally grown and produced vegetables, fruit and baking, along with artisan-made goods straight from the farm and workshop to your shopping bag. Enjoy exciting weekly themes, events and performances fo the whole family. Visit portcoquitlamfarmersmarket.org
Every Thursday from 3-7pm
June 7 – October 11
Presented in Leigh Square on the outdoor stage every Saturday afternoon in the summer, Village Vibe features emerging musicians. The series provides artists with an opportunity to gain experience in front of a live audience and celebrate their talents. This is a free event, rain or shine.
Saturday, July 7, 2-4 pm | Performances by the students of TriCity School of Music and Garden Mice
Saturday, July 14, 2-4 pm | Performances by Etienne Siew and PoCo Youth Music Project
Saturday, July 21, 2-4 pm | Performances by Fraser-Henderson and Cantaloupe Lounge
Saturday, July 28, 2-4 pm | Performances by Acapocalypse and Tony Prophet presented by Crossroads Hospice Coffeehouse
Saturday, August 4, 2-4pm | Performances by future star and Wind-Up Birds
Saturday, August 11, 2-4pm | Performances by Dante’s Paradise and Wax Cowboy
Saturday, August 25, 2-4pm | Performances by Asi Somos Quartet and Goodbye Forever
Music in the Square
This year enjoy the summer with an afternoon performance in Leigh Square. 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. All ages welcome. This is a FREE event, rain or shine.
Sunday, July 8, 2-4 pm | Performance by Chersea
Sunday, July 15, 2-4 pm | Performance by Sharanjeet Singh Mand & Cassius Khan
Sunday, July 22, 2-4 pm | Performance by Sister Says
Sunday, July 29, 2-4 pm | Performance by Leisure Club
Sunday, August 5, 2-4 pm | Performance by Rumba Calzada
Sunday, August 12, 2-4 pm | Performance by ursidae
Sunday, August 19 *No performance | Downtown Port Coquitlam Car Show
Sunday, August 26, 2-4 pm | Performance by Desiree Dawson
Cinema Under the Stars
Start your weekend off with an uforgettable Friday night experience at Cinema Under the Stars! Leigh Square will showcase recent movies on our enormous, 26-foot tall silver screen at Sun Valley and Gates parks. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, round up some friends or bring the whole family to our outdoor movie nights.
- Friday July 6, 9 pm, Gates Park: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG-13) – CANCELLED due to strong winds and forcasted thunder storm * RESCHEDULED to Aug 31st
- Friday July 20, 9 pm, Sun Valley Park: Peter Rabbit (PG)
- Friday August 3, 8:45 pm, Gates Park: Thor Ragnarok (PG-13)
- Friday August 17, 8:45 pm, Sun Valley Park: Coco (PG)
- Friday August 31, 8:45 pm, Gates Park: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG-13)
Leigh Square offers a dynamic selection of week-long art day camps for kids ages 5-12. Camps are a unique mix of art, play and experiences, running from July to August. For more information, or to register, visit experienceit.ca.