5 Upcoming Festivals in Vancouver and Why You Must Check Them Out
The Northwest Comedy Festival (Feb 12 to 21)
The biggest comedy festival of the year will features popular comedians such as Craig Ferguson, John Mulaney, Maria Bamford and Doug Bensen. Jay & Silent Bob and more names are to be announced soon. Laugh out loud with live stand up performances and improv’s.
For more information on the Northwest Comedy Festival: www.northwestcomedyfest.com
Chutzpah! Festival 2015 (Feb 19 to Mar 15)
The Chutzpah! Festival is an annual performing arts festival. The festival's program features theatre performances, dances and music by artists from Canada and around the world.
For more information on the Chutzpah! Festival: www.chutzpahfestival.com
LunarFest 2015 (Feb 20 to 22)
Celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year, the Festival features live performances, parades, exhibitions and lots and lots of delicious food. There will be a dumpling festival, lanterns exhibition and drum performances. The festival theme will be focus on the Year of the Sheep.
For more information on the LunarFest: www.lunarfest.org
Vancouver International Wine Festival (Feb 20 to May 1st)
Learn about wines from across the world and taste them too! The Vancouver International Festival features 170 wineries from 14 countries serving 750 wines. This year's featured country will be Australia.
For more information on the International Wine Festival: www.vanwinefest.ca
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (April 2 to 29)
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April is the most beautiful month in Vancouver as the cherry blossoms transform the entire city into a romantic wonderland. The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates that beauty with live performances, concerts, tours and exhibitions. See have your pictures taken with the Sakura Illumination, take on Bike The Blossoms tour or settle down in for a romantic Cherry Blossom Picnics under the blossom trees.
See more information on the Cherry Blossom Festival here: www.vcbf.ca