Annual Events

Yaletown hosts many events throughout the year. Most events are outdoors and celebrate everything from Yaletown’s bustling dining scene, Vancouver’s emerging music scene, to what makes Yaletown a unique community. Events are subject to change so check our events page regularly for the latest updates.


Yaletown Community BBQ
June 14

Yaletown invites locals to a free outdoor BBQ at the Roundhouse Community Centre Turntable Plaza. It’s a free all-ages event that features plenty of family-friendly fun.

Vancouver International Jazz Festival
End of June, during the Canada Day long weekend

The Vancouver International Jazz Festival features live music on four stages at David Lam Park and the Roundhouse Community Centre. The weekend features over 30 performances and hundreds of musicians from all over the world.


Picnic in the Park
Returning to David Lam Park 

Free afternoon picnic, games, and entertainment for the whole family. The fun-filled afternoon is followed by a free outdoor movie and popcorn. Get your blanket and join us.


Taste of Yaletown
Last two weeks of October

Experience Vancouver’s premiere dining event featuring award-winning chefs and tasty menus.

Halloween in Yaletown
Every October 31

Come dressed as your favourite character and join us while we trick or treat and play in the business district. All ages welcome.


Returning to Mainland Street

Vancouver’s only free outdoor winter festival. Features a sleigh-full of entertainment, ice sculpting, horse-drawn carriage rides, and the “All I Want for Christmas” gift market.


Yaletown Kissmas
A Saturday in December

Catch the Kissmas spirit! With the holidays in full swing, locals can join the Yaletown Business Improvement Association for a one-night Christmas -pop up, in the heart of Yaletown.