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The 2nd Annual VIMFF Summer Fest is now over.

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Shipyards to celebrate multiculturalism in the mountains! Stay tuned for upcoming events by following us on Facebook and Instagram or signing up for our email newsletter! If you attended the event, we'd love to hear from you.

Summer Fest Interest Form
Fill out this form to be added to our list of potential vendors, partners, sponsors, food trucks etc. at the Summer Fest on Saturday, June 22, 2024. This event celebrates Canadian Multiculturalism Day. We'll email you in the Spring of 2024 with more details and to confirm your interest and availability.

Date: Saturday June 24, 2023

Time: 3:00 - 9:00pm

Free Family-Friendly Outdoor Film Event

Event Schedule

Ongoing Events

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.

Food Trucks

Prepare your tastebuds for an awesome lineup of food trucks! Dos Amigos will serve up their renowned Tex-Mex style tacos, burritos, and more, while Japadog will be selling their Japanese style hot dogs with authentic ingredients.

ClimbBase5 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.

Community Tables

Check out the community partner booths around the Shipyards offering bike tune up assessments, discounts, giveaways, camping 101 tips and more. We’re excited to partner with over 10 local businesses for this event.

Artisan Market

Take a stroll down St. Roch Dock to browse artwork, baked goods, and high quality wellness and home products from local creators and designers.

Tality Sauna

Bring your bathing suit and enjoy the pop-up sauna with Tality Spa. No registration required, change room available.

Community Activities

Advanced registration required

Essential Cycles Community Mountain Bike Ride

12:00-2:00PM | Mount Fromme
Hit the trails with Essential Cycles! This will be a community-focused group mountain bike ride with beginner, intermediate and advanced routes. This activity is by donation with all proceeds going to Colour the Trails. Includes a free drink ticket for the beer garden. Discounted bike rentals available.

Arc'teryx Community Run

3:00 - 4:00PM
Lace up those runners and join Arc’teryx for a no-drop, 7km loop along the Spirit Trail and over to Mosquito Creek and near Mahon Park. This event starts and ends at the Shipyards and includes a free drink ticket for the beer garden and a raffle ticket to win Arc'teryx swag after the run. RSVP required.

On Stage Program​

North Shore Celtic Ensemble

3:00 - 3:30 PM
The North Shore Celtic Ensemble is a dynamic community of young musicians from the Metro Vancouver / Sea to Sky area, Canada. The Ensemble brings raw energy and a whole new style to the Vancouver music scene.

Breaking Barriers Film Program

3:30 - 4:30 PM
Enjoy 4 short films with stories of individuals pushing their boundaries and creating space for others in mountain biking, trail running, climbing and highlining.

Peter "Not So" White

4:30 - 4:50 PM
Peter White comes from the Yaqan Nukiy tribe (Creston, BC) which is a part of the Ktunaxa Nation (Kootenay.) He is an Indigenous cultural educator and Men’s Traditional Dancer.

Community & Connection Film Program

5:00 - 6:30 PM
Join us for 5 short films that highlight the importance of community in the outdoors as well as the connection to the land that we recreate on.

Born to Bhangra

6:30 - 6:45 PM
Born to Bhangra Academy is an all girls academy in Surrey, BC that takes the lead in empowering women and teaching Gidha and Bhangra to students of all ages and all levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced).

Courage & Healing Film Program

7:00 - 8:30 PM
These 5 films will highlight what motivates and inspires people to continue to do what they love in the outdoors.

Mountain Films


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Feet Banks

Writer, Editor & Filmmaker

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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