North Shore Culture Days

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Join Lonsdale Quay Market for Culture Days 2015! 
Saturday, September 26th from 12:00pm to 1:30pm  local dance studio Perform Art Studios will be performing. They will also be hosting a free day of dance at its studio located on the Market's Retail Level. PAS will also host a free morning of dance on Sunday, the 27th.
Then, at 2:00-3:00pm, the North Shore Polish Association will be presenting a folk dance performance.
This will be followed by an interactive music session with Fairfield Music, at 3:30pm-5:30pm. In this session children will be encouraged to play with a variety of instruments and make their own, too.
Sunday, September 27th will be opened with an interactive music session with Capilano University, which will take place between 11.30am and 12.30pm. Orff and Kodaly instruments, including a variety of percussion, xylophones and ukuleles, will be available for children to try in a high-energy atmosphere.
From 2:00-2:30pm, The Academy of Middle Eastern Dance (AMED) will be performing a special flash-mob dance demonstration.
The Culture Days festivities taking place at the Market will conclude with an intimate concert with Pianos on the Street, who will perform a closing ceremony between 3:30 and 4:30pm, to mark the end of this year’s street pianos initiative.
To learn more about North Shore Culture Days click here.


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Delight your senses at Savour, Lonsdale Quay Market's food and beverage festival taking place between October 22 and 25, 2015. Explore the array of fine foods - from locally grown produce to imported delicacies - and meet the experts who prepare them. Rediscover the taste of Lonsdale Quay Market through workshops, seminars, showcase and Market taste tours. Participation is free for all events, but pre-registration is required, and is subject to availability.

Registration coming soon. For more information please e-mail events@lonsdalequay.com

Market Tasting Tours: Explore the Market’s sprawling array of food and beverage options and meet the experts who prepare them. Sample both locally made products and imported delicacies, and learn about the processes of making and sourcing these culinary treats. The session times are as follow:

Thursday, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Friday, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Saturday Session A: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Saturday Session B: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Sunday, 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Educational Seminars: This year`s Savour will host two informative culinary seminars. On Saturday, October 24th, at 3:30pm, Artisan Wine Shop sommeliers will lead visitors through a Wine and Cheese pairing seminar, featuring locally grown grapes and high-quality BC VQA wines, as well as local fresh cheese from Vancouver Island. Then, on Sunday, October 25, at 10:30am, coffee connoisseurs, Bean Around the World, will show participants how to make perfect coffee in the comfort of their own home.

Culinary Showcase: Saturday, October 24 features a one-hour culinary showcase from a selection of gifted and experienced chefs from the Market. From 12:00-1:00pm, watch as chefs from The Sandwich Shop create kimchi from scratch and learn how to use it creatively in your cooking, as well as gourmet meat preparation with Sharky's Chophouse.

Hands-on Workshops: On Sunday, October 25, 3:30pm, Bowen Island Pizza Co. show you how to make their infamously perfect thin, crispy and organic pizza base. Bring your dough home and make pizza for dinner! Kids don`t miss out, either, with a sugar cookies making workshop run by El Dorado on Sunday, October 25, at 1:00pm, where kids can decorate their own sugar cookie to take home. 

Kids Crafts: There will also be kids craft activities on Saturday, October 24 from 1pm to 5pm, and Sunday, October 5 from 1pm to 5pm.


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We know the kids are already picking out their outfits for Halloween and we want to see those costumes! We have lots of activities for the little ones between 12pm and 5:00pm on Saturday, October 31st. 
Festivities include:
Halloween Story Time 11:30am-12:00pm
Kids Crafts and mini pumpkin decorating 12-4pm
Trick-or-treating on the Retail Level from 12-4pm
Face Painting 12-4pm  ($) 
Halloween Movie 4pm-5:00pm 
Chairs and mats will be provided for the film. And of course, it wouldn’t be a movie screening without a FREE treat!
All kids Halloween activities will take place in our special, spooky Halloween room on the Retail Level, near Sparky’s Kutz for Kidz and the children’s ballroom. 
Make a day of it and enjoy the best of Halloween at Lonsdale Quay Market!