Festival Park

Join us throughout the day for wonderful live entertainment Festival Park, including glass blowing demonstrations, a cultural mosaic of dynamic performers, and in the evening, come back for Festival Park Nights where you can dance or sing along to party bands playing classic tunes and contemporary hits. Then to cap off an incredible day at the Fair, return for the new nightly finale of fire with pyro and live performers.

Museum of Glass

Mobile Hot Shop - Glass Blowing Demonstrations

Daily    |    12-6pm

Ever watch LIVE glass blowing? Join us daily, as the Hot Shop Team demonstrate the fascination process of creating works of art from molten glass.  Guests will learn the characteristics of glass, and how its properties make it possible for molten glass to be blown and shaped.

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Canada Showcase - on the Coca Cola Stage

Daily    |    12, 2, 5pm

A Canadian cultural mosaic of dynamic dancers, exhilarating music, and special guests.

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Festival Park Nights - on the Coca Cola Stage

Nightly    |    7-8pm, 8:30-9:30pm

Come to the Coca Cola Stage at Festival Park every night during the Fair for musical sets from your favourite party bands.


Groove & Tonic

August 17, 18, 20, 21

Vancouver party band Groove & Tonic deliver a high energy performance of R&B, Disco, Funk, Rock and Pop with a repertoire both old school and contemporary. Always engaging, always professional, these musicians showcase their top-notch musicality and infallible grooves. This band makes people get up and dance!


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Moon Coin Show Band

August 22, 23, 24

The Moon Coin Show Band takes you on a journey through the biggest dance hits from all era’s and genres of music; From 60’s Motown, 70’s Disco, 80’s Rock, 90’s Pop to the current hits of today! This band has something for everyone. Some performance highlights include The Commodore Ballroom, the River Rock Show Theatre, The Molson Canadian Theatre at the Hard Rock Casino, The Surrey Tree Lighting Festival and the Main Stage at the 2018 Richmond Canada Day Celebrations.


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R&B Allstars 40th Anniversary

August 25, 27, 28, 29

The Allstars are a dynamic 10-piece rhythm and blues band, celebrating their 40th year on the Vancouver music scene in 2019.    The band was formed in 1979 and gained popularity at venues like The Town Pump, Commodore, Richards on Richards and 86th Street. After a decade of recuperation from groove fatigue, the Allstars reformed in 2013.

For 2019, the powerful vocals of Nathen Aswell have been added alongside Joani Bye, Tim Porter, Peter Juric and Billy Mendoza.  Tim Porter has not brought not only his great voice to the band, but his amazing guitar skills. A funky powerhouse r.section features Billy Mendoza (bass), Rick Hill  (drums) and the Hammond skills of Robbie Buchanan. The brass still kicks ass with Steve Hilliam (tenor sax), Peter Juric (trumpet), Colin Weinmaster (trombone) and Bill “Maseo” Abbott (alto sax).  After 40 years they still enjoy reconnecting with all the people who have missed them as well as finding new fans along the way.


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Ten Souljers

August 30, 31, September 1, 2

Lovingly assembled, Ten Souljers comprises the most elite musicians from Vancouver and the Lower Mainland and combines brilliantly accomplished musicianship with youthful zeal, enthusiasm and an inherent ability to entertain as well as perform. Experts at reading the crowd, champions of interaction, Ten Souljers light up the room with their glorious energy and their infectious persona – every single time! The band creates a unique, united choreographed visual spectacle, making it impossible to resist the temptation to boogie on down!

They have established a huge repertoire of songs, carefully selected to suit their energetic style, and to cater to all tastes. All the big contemporary songs, the dance floor fillers, including Black Eyed Peas, Flo-Rida, Pitt Bull, Lady Ga Ga, Adele, Rhianna, Maroon 5. Rock anthems by AC/DC, Kiss, White Stripes, Kings of Leon are performed with incomparable ghusto! Old classics by Neil Diamond, Tina Turner, and even the odd Country anthem is thrown in for good measure! From the heights and thrills of up-tempo, to slower songs that will take the mood down, but will bring everyone to their feet in awe, respect and admiration.

The Souljers are a soul-stirring blend of powerhouse vocals, spine tingling harmonies, a sensational horn section, and dynamic performance.


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Electric Fire

A Nightly Pyro Musical Finale

NIGHTLY    |    10:15pm

New this year! Join us for a nightly pyro musical finale where the skies will erupt with flying rockets, exploding fire, live performers and high-voltage intensity. It’s a 360-degree, live immersive show experience. Come feel the heat at Electric Fire!

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