The Richmond World Festival returns to Minoru Park on August 30-31, 2018. The annual, free family-friendly pubic festival brings two days of music, arts, culture, entertainment, and food from around the globe to the heart of Richmond.
Everyone will find something to enjoy at Richmond World Festival. A spectacular line-up of Canadian and international music acts can be found throughout the festival site includes a wide array of musical performers from near and far. The Main Stage is headlined August 30th by the Juno-award winning, Bedouin Soundclash and on August 31st indie-rockers The Strumbellas take the stage.
The Global Village Zone reflects Richmond’s multiculturalism, with crafts workshops and cultural expositions. The Global Village Stages welcomes multicultural acts from the world of dance, spoken word and more. Bamboo Theatre features the Vancouver Cantonese Opera Society. The new Cultural Pavilion Pod Pop-Ups will highlight national costumes to traditional dances of countries from around the world. Get away from the summer heat by heading to Antarctica Zone, located in Minoru Arena, to cool down with some free ice skating.
In Kids World young visitors with find plenty of hands-on activities. Face-painting and balloon artistry will keep things lively, plus a pop-up stage of special acts. In the nearby Richmond Public Library, there’ll also be an Imagination Stage where performers will include the popular Vancouver Puppet Theatre.
FEASTival of Flavours brings more than 60 vendors offering plenty of international flavours, in the largest gathering of food trucks in the Richmond World Festival’s history. The Culinary Stage hosts local chefs demonstrating and introducing flavours from everywhere to your palate.
Between eating, dancing and listening to some great music, do a bit of shopping for unique and handmade wares in the Artisan Market.
For the full line-up and schedule of artists and performers, visit richmondworldfestival.com
Entry to Richmond World Festival is free of charge, with all activities taking place at Minoru Park and the adjacent Richmond Cultural Centre Plaza. The site is open Friday, August 30, 2019 from 4:00pm to 10:00pm and Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 11:00am to 10:00pm.