Join us on Saturday, June 24 from 3pm-9pm at the Shipyards in North Vancouver for the VIMFF Summer Fest.

We’re celebrating Canadian Multiculturalism Day with a free, family-friendly outdoor event that includes award-winning mountain films, live performances, giveaways, food trucks, a beer garden, workshops, fun activities and more!

Stay tuned for more details about the event schedule and activities by entering to win our Summer Fest giveaway and signing up for our newsletter or following us on Instagram or Facebook.


Watch award-winning mountain films on a giant, outdoor LED screen and enjoy the summer vibes by the water! Get inspired for your next adventure and hear from some of the cast and filmmakers.

Live Performances

Enjoy three engaging live performances at the Shipyards! We're excited to have North Shore Celtic Ensemble, Peter "Not So" White and Born to Bhangra on the stage throughout the afternoon and evening. The full schedule will be released on June 1, 2023.

Beer Garden

Cool off with a refreshing beverage in the beer garden and grab some food while you sit back and enjoy mountain films and live performances. There will be beer, cider, cocktails and plenty of non-alcoholic options available. Children and dogs are welcome.

Climbing Wall

Try your hand at Climb Base5's outdoor climbing wall featuring three auto-belay units! Get in a few climbs while overlooking the ocean and activities around the Shipyards. No advanced registration needed but closed toe shoes are required.


Prepare your tastebuds for an awesome lineup of food trucks including Japadog, Dos Amigos and Shameless Buns!


Level up your outdoor and art skills with workshops throughout the afternoon and evening. More details will be released on June 1, 2023.

Community Activities

Stay tuned for more details on June 1, 2023 about community activities before the event including a group mountain bike ride and a community run!

Community Tables

Check out the community partner booths featuring interactive and fun activities and our artisan market showcasing locally made goods. More details will be released on June 1, 2023.


Summer Fest Partners


We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

Presenting Partners

Beer Garden Partners


MEDIA Partners

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Enter for a chance to win an Arc'teryx prize pack worth $300 by signing up for our newsletter!

*From May 18 to June 24, 2023, the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (the VIMFF) will host the VIMFF Summer Fest Giveaway. Entries will take place on the vimff.org website. Entries must include name, email address and must be opted in for VIMFF email marketing. One entry will be accepted per email address. Entries will be accepted until 11:59PM on June 24, 2023. All communications in relation to this contest will come from an @vimff.org email address. One winner will be randomly drawn and contacted via email within 24h. The prizes will be sent via post or require pickup. Restricted to Canada only. All prizes are non-transferrable and no prize substitutions will be permitted. All inquiries related to this contest should be directed to connor@vimff.org.



Feb 24 - Mar 5, 2023

Evening Show

Adult: $27 | Youth/Senior: $25

Feature Film / Matinee

Adult: $17 | Youth/Senior: $15


Adult: $40 | Youth/Senior: $38


  • MULTI-SHOW OFFER: Get 10% off when you add 2 or more different in-person show or workshop tickets to your cart. Must be the same ticket type to qualify e.g. 2 adult tickets. Discount automatically applied in cart. Cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts.



Jan 25 – March 12, 2023

Single Show: $18
Feature Film: $10
Online Film Pass: $90


  • OFFER: Get access to an additional 68 mountain films with 30% off the VIMFF 2023 Online Film Pass when you purchase a ticket to an in-person show or workshop (Save $27). Discount is automatically applied in cart.
  • We want to make the films accessible to everyone, so for those experiencing hardship due to their current economic situation, we have created a discount code to give $2 off single online show tickets, $1 off feature film tickets and $5 off the Online Film Pass. Apply the coupon code, “vimff23” at checkout to receive this discount.
  • Tickets sales close on Mar 12 at 11:59pm (PDT) and you will have until Mar 26 at 11:59pm (PDT) to view the films.