Vancouver Mural Festival from August 6
July 5 (TravelAndy): The Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF), the city’s largest annual free public art celebration, kicks off August 6th and will end with an outdoor concert on August 11th.
New this year, from 6 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m., Live Nation Canada will host an outdoor concert at Jonathan Rogers Park in Mount Pleasant. The family-friendly “Celebration” concert will feature both local artists and international talent (a lineup hasn’t been released at this time).
Prior to the outdoor concert, the venue will also have an afternoon program that will feature activities and programming related to arts and culture. The venue will have a capacity of 5,500 and tickets are expected to be between $25-30 (free for children under 12 years old).
Launched in 2016, the Vancouver Mural Festival is organized by a non-profit organization (Create Vancouver Society) dedicated to artistic and cultural development. Taking place in August, this week-long festival has helped to create beautiful murals throughout Mount Pleasant.
For more information on the festival, click here.