Trade Shows

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire Vancouver Mini Maker Faire

JUNE 7 & 8, 2014

10am – 6pm Daily

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth – a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, artists, science clubs, students, authors, and commercial exhibitors. They are of all ages and backgrounds. Maker Faire’s mission is to entertain, inform, connect, and inspire these thousands of Makers and aspiring Makers.

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Vancouver Collector Car Show & Auction Vancouver Collector Car Show & Auction

JUNE 21 & 22, 2014

Saturday, June 21 from 10am – 9pm
Sunday, June 22 from 10am – 5pm

June 21+22, 2014, the PNE Fairgrounds will host its second largest event of the year, seeing nearly 12 acres transformed into Vancouver’s largest celebration of the collector car hobby- the Vancouver Collector Car Show & Auction. Far more than a show and shine, the VCCSA is a full scale event complete with show vehicles, exhibit booths, sponsor displays, features, beer gardens, bands and so much more, all complimenting our highlight auctions, conducted by the World renowned auctioneers – Maynards. Over 150 vehicles will be auctioned over the two day show, and an estimated 600+ vehicles will be on display and hundreds of businesses, collector cars for sale and services will be represented.

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35th Annual Motorcycle Parts Swap Meet Knit City

OCTOBER 4 & 5, 2014

10am – 6pm Daily

On Oct 4 & 5th 2014, Knit Social, a Vancouver-based knitting events company, is inviting all fibre craft enthusiasts to the 3rd annual Knit City at the PNE Forum. Knit City is a two-day modern fibre event featuring a marketplace, lectures, workshops, demonstrations and more.

Knit City will offer the public a first-hand look at the creations of the talented dyers, spinners, weavers and knitwear designers on the local scene, coupled with the opportunity to learn the craft from some of the best instructors in the industry.

The Knit City Marketplace admission is $10.00 per day. Children 12 and under are free.

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Vancouver Winter Extreme Ski & Board Swap Vancouver Winter Extreme Ski & Board Swap

OCTOBER 18 & 19, 2014

Saturday, October 18 from 9am – 6pm
Sunday, October 19 from 10am – 5pm

The Canadian Ski Patrol's Winter Extreme Ski & Board Swaps were started over 30 years ago. These primarily raise funds, but also enable winter enthusiasts to upgrade their gear. Our gear is safety inspected and is an economical way for a family to get into this exciting and healthy sport. We're considered the Ski & Board Swap experts. Members of the Canadian Ski Patrol manage many of the world's largest ski swaps!

100% of swap proceeds support local volunteer first aid and rescue services.

By participating in the Canadian Ski Patrol's Winter Extreme Ski & Board Swap, you are financially supporting the volunteers who are prepared to rescue you and your family if there is a need.

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