Richmond sends off summer with waterfront celebration

Celebrate the end of summer at Richmond’s outdoor movie and concert bash this Sunday, August 31 at the Richmond Olympic Oval waterfront plaza. Come enjoy free live musical performances from up-and-coming Vancouver artists Jordan Klassen and Kytami before kicking back with the whole family for a free outdoor screening of the newest Disney animated classic, … Read more Richmond sends off summer with waterfront celebration

Close encounters of the marine kind will bring Richmond Maritime Festival to life

  Close encounters of the marine kind will delight audiences this weekend as a crew of colourful characters welcome crowds to the Richmond Maritime Festival Friday through Sunday at the Britannia Shipyards, National Historic Site.   Enchanting mermaids, marauding pirates and other maritime creatures will be joined this year, by Rikki the Rat, a scabrous shipyard denizen who will … Read more Close encounters of the marine kind will bring Richmond Maritime Festival to life

Navy horns to quell pirate uprising at Ships to Shore

The Jolly Tars ensemble, part of the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy, will use their sweet sounds to quell a pirate uprising at Ships to Shore Steveston from Sunday, June 29 through Canada Day. The Jolly Tars will be performing twice daily on June 29 and 30 along the Steveston waterfront, where they’re sure to encounter the roving … Read more Navy horns to quell pirate uprising at Ships to Shore

All hands on deck for Ships to Shore Steveston 2014

Canada Day fireworks on the waterfront to cap off this year’s festival   The Royal Canadian Navy will lead a flotilla of classic and working ships sailing and steaming their way to Richmond for Ships to Shore Steveston 2014 on the Canada Day weekend.   The colourful HMCS Oriole tall ship, the longest-serving commissioned vessel in the … Read more All hands on deck for Ships to Shore Steveston 2014

Hop on the Doors Open bus to explore Richmond’s arts, culture and heritage

The best of Richmond’s arts, heritage and culture will be showcased across 42 sites through Doors Open Richmond 2014 on Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8. Visitors can have a unique Doors Open Richmond experience through four themed bus tours exploring nature, faith, family and history.   On Saturday, June 7 the Nature Bus Tour will leave at 10 a.m. to … Read more Hop on the Doors Open bus to explore Richmond’s arts, culture and heritage

Break out your helmets for the annual Richmond bike tour

Get into gear and spin your wheels at the 14th annual Island City, by Bike Tour on Sunday, June 8. Everyone is invited to take their bikes for a spin at this popular springtime tour of the city. The tour is free and perfect for the whole family. This annual bike tour promotes recreation, fitness … Read more Break out your helmets for the annual Richmond bike tour

Richmond Days of Summer returns with fun community events all summer long

With 30 per cent more sunny days than most Metro Vancouver cities, Richmond is your best bet to enjoy fun in the sun all summer long. From June through August, more than two dozen festivals and special events make up the Richmond Days of Summer – and most of them are free. Arts, culture, sports, … Read more Richmond Days of Summer returns with fun community events all summer long

Minoru Chapel Opera Mozart to Strauss May 7

Opera di Concertisti: Mozart to Strauss   The final performance of the spring season of the City of Richmond’s Minoru Chapel Opera series is Wednesday, May 7, 2014.   Richard Strauss (whose 150th birthday is this year) is quoted as saying that Mozart was his greatest influence. In this concert, four opera excerpts will examine … Read more Minoru Chapel Opera Mozart to Strauss May 7

CONTEST Win 2 tickets to MINORU CHAPEL OPERA

City of Richmond presents Minoru Chapel Opera Wednesday, April 2, 2014 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. performances Giveaway: Two tickets to either the 2:00 pm or 7:00 pm Wednesday, April 2 performance will be given away to one lucky winner. Enter here Vancouver Opera returns to showcase two operas seldom seen or heard: Iphigénie en Tauride by … Read more CONTEST Win 2 tickets to MINORU CHAPEL OPERA

Vancouver Opera at Minoru Chapel : Scenes Rarely Seen

  City of Richmond presents Minoru Chapel Opera Wednesday, April 2, 2014 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. performances Vancouver Opera returns to showcase two operas seldom seen or heard: Iphigénie en Tauride by Gluck, and Savitri, by Holst, two mythical stories connected by compelling themes of life and death. Based on Euripides’ ancient Greek tragedy, Iphigénie en … Read more Vancouver Opera at Minoru Chapel : Scenes Rarely Seen