Powell Street Festival Society works to build community through arts and culture events and collaborations. We also support the work of our partner organizations by helping to promote their events. Below are some of the upcoming and past community events organized and / or supported by PSF.
Hanami: A Cherry Blossom Picnic
Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 1 pm Oppenheimer Park, 488 Powell Street Celebrate the Sakura Blossoms with free Japanese Curry Lunch at 1 pm and Haiku and Calligraphy… More ›
Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg
Vancouver Art Gallery February 3 – May 6, 2018 Murakami’s Birthday Bash February 2nd at 5:30 pm Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective… More ›
Ko Ishikawa at World New Music Days
The Annex (823 Seymour Street) Tuesday, November 7 at 5 pm Tickets: $10 student // $29 general Witness the reincarnation of half broken iPods in surround sound. This is a… More ›
Next Music from Tokyo vol 11 at KW Studios
Presenting: JYOCHO / Gozen Sanji to Taikutsu / Nuito / o’summer vacation / Koutei Camera Girl Drei / opening act: ame to kanmuri Venue: KW Studios – 111… More ›
The 12th Annual Asahi Tribute Game!
August 19, 2017 10 am to 4 pm at Oppenheimer Park (400 block Powell Street) on the unceded territories of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), and mi ce:p… More ›
Sumo! A Beginner’s Workshop
Sunday, May 7 from 1 to 4 pm Vancouver Buddhist Temple 220 Jackson Street, 2nd floor; doors at 12:30 pm Information: 604-739-9388 Pre-registration: firstname.lastname@example.org Learn the basic rules… More ›
The Koinobori at Sakura Days!
Did you miss the Koinobori at Powell Street Festival last summer? Come see it at Sakura Days on April 8 and 9!! Sakura Days Japan Fair is on April… More ›
Member’s Party & Annual General Meeting
Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 9 at 6:30 pm at the Woodwards Building (PSFS Offices) at 111 West Hasting Street. The entrance… More ›
This Weekend see “The Apology” at Vancouver International Film Festival
Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 pm Sunday, December 4 at 4:10 pm Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour Street Buy tickets here Filmmaker Tiffany Hsiung in attendance on December… More ›
Powell Street Walking Tour
Saturday, September 10, 2016 On this historical tour of Powell Street, we will take you back in time to the pre-war, bustling community of Japanese Canadians who lived… More ›