Festivals & Special Events

Hosting Festivals & Special Events

Host a special event, community festival or fundraiser for a cause. Coquitlam has many beautiful parks to host your upcoming outdoor event.

Festivals & Special Events Calendar

Check out the Festivals & Special Events Calendar for upcoming events, special events and celebrations in Coquitlam.

Canada Day

On July 1 show your Canadian spirit and celebrate Canada's birthday.  Coquitlam invites you to Celebrate Canada Day with fun activities for the whole family, entertainment, food, fireworks and more. It's the place to be in the Tri-Cities!

Cultural Summit

Cultural Summit is a one day conference designed to bring together creative and cultural leaders from Coquitlam and across the lower mainland to explore how we can build leadership in fostering collaboration, communication and co-operation in arts, culture and heritage in Coquitlam.

Lights at Lafarge

In the spirit of the holiday season we are proud to continue our popular light displays.

Kaleidoscope Arts Festival

Kaleidoscope Arts Festival is a free full-day festival that includes musical acts on the main Plaza Stage, storytellers, dancers and artists.​ Enjoy the best of music and dance, and check out the handiworks at the artisan fair.

Summer Concert Series

Music lovers will enjoy free summer concerts under the evening sky at Town Centre Park Plaza. Choose to either sit on the grassed seating levels or bring your own chair or blanket while enjoying a homemade picnic or a meal purchased from an on-site food truck. 

Culture Days

​Culture Days provides free opportunities for the general public to actively participate and interact with arts and culture activities. It also increases awareness of the enormous talent and creativity that exists in our own community.

Block Parties

Block Parties are a great way know your neighbours, build new friendships, and enhance the safety and awareness of your neighbourhood.

Neighbourhood Nights

Be a part of building relationships, promoting neighbourhood safety and creating a sense of community.

Youth Week

Join us as we celebrate Youth Week with events, activities and gatherings to celebrate the achievements of Coquitlam's youth.

Coquitlam 125

As we celebrated our 125th anniversary throughout 2016, the community of Coquitlam came together to forge memories that will serve as a catalyst for deeper connections moving forward. It was a year to remember, and a year to build on.

55+ BC Games Legacy Fund

The Coquitlam 2016 55+ BC Games Society declares a Legacy Fund of approximately $30,000 and will award to Coquitlam organizations.

Welcoming Neighbourhoods

Every individual in a neighbourhood has a contribution to make, Uncovering, sharing and harnessing of those contributions creates neighbourhoods, and addresses issues of social isolation, crime, and physical and mental health.

Special Lighting Features

The City of Coquitlam has a number of special lighting features that can be illuminated in themed colours to recognize important events and awareness campaigns.