Vancouver is filled with great culture. Explore it.

You know when you open up The Georgia Straight to find out what’s happening in Vancouver and end up feeling totally overwhelmed? Well Music on Main’s Culture Calendar is here to help! Artistic Director David Pay has carefully chosen a list of super events to experience in Vancouver. more…

Whether you’re looking for a theatrical diversion or a blockbuster art show, some new dance or a classical concerto, the Culture Calendar is a list of must-see events that you’ll be happy to experience. Check back whenever you’re looking for a hit of culture; Dave updates his picks whenever he hears of something intriguing. less…

culture calendar

interesting things going on in the community...

Maps and Dreams

Jun 01 - Jul 29, 2017

Audain Gallery

A group exhibition of work by contemporary artists that explores conceptions and implications of land use through cultural and industrial lenses, how its intersection with human use is articulated, represented and contested.

Yuk Off Comedy Competition 2017

Jun 01 - Aug 24, 2017

Yuk Yuk's Vancouver

108 comics battle for thousands in cash prizes!

Dance in Transit

Jun 17 - Aug 05, 2017

Robson Square, Queen Elizabeth Plaza, Plaza of Nations, & Jim Deva Plaza

Open air and dancing are the perfect combination! Free outdoor dancing in four downtown venues with many dance styles, mini-lessons, demonstrations, performances, music and social dancing.

Vancouver Mural Festival

Jun 24 - Aug 12, 2017

Various locations in East Vancouver.

Tours take you through Vancouver’s largest display of public street art, with tours showcasing some of the beautiful murals that have transformed Mt. Pleasant and False Creek Flats.

k.d lang

Aug 16, 2017

Orpheum Theatre

k.d lang returns to the stage in celebration of her first love, promising to take her music to new heights on this brand new cross-Canada tour.

17/18 12th Annual Concert Series

Sep 19 - May 29, 2017

Check out our upcoming concert season at a glance. Tickets will go on sale August 15, 2016.

ISCM World New Music Days 2017

Nov 02 - 08, 2017

Various Venues

Canada welcomes the world with the International Society for Contemporary Music World New Music Days 2017.