16th Annual DTES Heart of the City Festival – October 30 to November 10

This year’s theme Holding the Light has emerged from the compelling need of DTES-involved artists and residents to illuminate the vitality and relevance of the Downtown Eastside community and its diverse and rich traditions, knowledge systems, ancestral languages, cultural roots and stories.

Top Festival Picks – 16th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival

16th Annual DTES Heart of the City Festival (October 30 – November 10, 2019) has a cornucopia of cultural events and artistic activities to attend, participate in, and enjoy.