SummerFest 2015

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Lonsdale Quay Market is proud to present our annual summer festival - SummerFest! 

The artists at A-Star Art Parlour, with their magical face painting and intriguing balloon designs will be returning this year. They will also be offering Mehndi and Henna tattoos for people of all ages on Saturdays, Sundays and holiday Mondays, 12 PM - 4 PM ($).

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Yoga Thurdsays with lululemon Park Royal | 6:30 PM -7:30 PM                   

Join lululemon Park Royal every Thursday evening from July 2 to August 27 on our waterfront plaza. Each class will feature a different instructor from their North Shore yoga community. Classes are complimentary and please bring your own mat.

Feel-Good Fridays
Now Open Late until 8pm!

Zumba                  12 PM - 1 PM

Join Steve Nash Fitness World every Friday at lunchtime for free Zumba dance classes and feel the beat! The instructors are dedicated to providing you with a workout you can do, whatever your age,dance background or fitness level.

*Zumba activities are weather permitting. Please visit us on Facebook for up-to-date information.  

Live Music 

Watch for buskers on the SummerFest stage on Friday evenings from 5:30pm to 7:30pm!

  Dance Saturdays 12:30- 1:45 |  2 PM - 4 PM

Interactive Hip Hop Dance demonstrations by Perform Art Studios, followed by dance performances. At 2PM join Salsa studio for dance lessons include the Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa. Learn to dance at one of Vancouver's most beautiful outdoor spaces.

 *Rainy Day alternate location is on the 2nd floor next to the Cheshire Cheese. 

Concert Series Sundays 1 PM - 3 PM and 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM on Holidays

Free live concerts featuring a different music genre each week, with returning favourites and world-renowned performers. There is something to please every musical taste!

June 28                                 1-3pm                                   The Suits (Fresh takes on Modern Hits)

July  1                                    11-12pm                              Piano on the Streets (Opening Ceremony)

1-3pm                                    Team Hewitt (Canadian Cover Band)

                                                4-6pm                                    South Van Big Band (17-piece jazz ensemble)

July 5                                     1-3pm                                   Viper Central (Classical bluegrass)

July 12                                  1-3pm                                   The Palomars (Uptown hillbilly jazz)

July 19                                  1-3pm                                   Company B (Jazz)

July 27                                  1-3pm                                   Coco Jafro (Afro-Latin Soul Band)

August 2                              1-3pm                                   Fairfield Music Showcase (Children music group)

August 3                              1-3pm                                   Sherra Kelly & Michael (acoustic, folk, pop)

                                                3:30- 5:30pm                      Robyn and Ryleigh (Folk-Pop Duo)

August 9                              1-3pm                                   Bobs & Lolo (Juno-nominated Kid's Entertainers)

August 16                            1-3pm                                   Steve Elliot as Elvis (American Classic)

August 23                            1-3pm                                   Apollo's Crush (R&B, Dance & Funk)

August 30                            1-3pm                                   The Emily Chambers Band (R&B, blues, acoustic)

September 6                        1-3pm                                  Mozzy Lane (A North Shore Folk Rock band)

Friday Night Life

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Experience Friday Night Life at the Market with our extended hours. The Market is open until 8:00pm every Friday - the perfect start to your weekend!
Join us at our outdoor, waterfront plaza for an evening of fun!
Art at the Fountain:   Watch artists from the North Shore Artist Guild  painting around the fountain.
Outdoor Vendors:      Look for vendors selling food and unique gift items. 
Live Entertainment:  Listen to musicians on our stage from 5:30 to 7:30.



Pianos on the Streets

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A piano has arrived at the Market...and it's here for you to play! Join us on July 1st at 11:00am on our waterfront plaza for the Pianos on the Streets Opening Ceremony.
North Vancouver's second year participating in the community piano program, brought to the local public by the Pianos on the Streets initiative. The Piano Teachers Federation, alongside Pacey's Pianos, have put together this fantastic program to support local groups and organizations, and encourage community participation. So far, pianos have been placed in Surrey, New Westminster, and now in North Vancouver at the Market!
The piano will be at the Market, on the waterfront plaza. I
This program is all about supporting local groups and encouraging community participation. So come on down to play with us. You can even upload a video of your piano performance to win a prize worth $400! 

Farmers Market

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Every Saturday ~ 10am - 3pm on the East Plaza

Conventional and organic produce, jam, jelly, vinegar, salsa, sauces, baking, honey, maple syrup, tea, eggs, local artisans with pottery, wood work, jewellery, soap and live music. The Farmers Market also features a book swap, kids play area and featured entertainment.



Artisan Farmers Market at Lonsdale Quay Market runs until October 25, every Saturday from 10am to 3pm. The Market holds special events which are fun for the whole family. Visit www.artisanmarkets.ca for more information or to register.

Upcoming Events during the Farmer's Market:

  • July 25th | Teddy Bears Picnic
    Bring Your Teddy Bear to the Market - Hunt for a companion for your Teddy amongst the Market vendors and claim one to take home. Have a snack and story time and then parade around the market with your Teddy.
  • August 15th | Great Zucchini Races
    Make your Zucchini Racer at home or at the market (we will supply the materials). Must be able to run on an incline on all four wheels Lots of Prizes
  • September 19th | The Market is Going to the Dogs! 
    Bring your dog to win prizes for the largest dog, smallest dog, longest tail, shortest tail, curliest tail, best dressed large dog and best dressed small dog.
  • October 17th | The Scarecrow Contest
    Make your Scarecrow at home and bring him or her to the market. Prizes for Under 5years - 5 to 7years - 8 - 10years - 12 - 15 years - Adult (Prizes for All)


Sidewalk Sale

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