WHAT IS THE FESTIVAL ALL ABOUT?
The Richmond World Festival is the City’s signature event attracting over 55,000 people in 2018. On Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31 this festival will celebrate the city’s cultural diversity though music, food, sport and art from around the world. The event features over 100 artists on the festival’s eight stages. And ever popular FEASTival of Flavours returns with over 60 of the region’s best food trucks. There’s something for everyone and admission is free!
Friday, August 30 & Saturday, August 31, 2019
Friday: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 10:00pm
Minoru Park & Richmond Cultural Centre Plaza
7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond, BC CANADA. [map]
Admission is FREE!
WHERE TO STAY:
The official hotel of the Richmond World Festival is the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. Located within walking distance from the festival site, the Sheraton offers an outdoor pool and hot tub, restaurant, and a warm and inviting experience. For other accommodation options, please visit Tourism Richmond for suggestion and booking information.
The Richmond World Festival site is fully accessible. Accessible parking is located in the lot behind Minoru Aquatic Centre (enter off Granville Avenue).
New for 2019, a designated raised viewing platform for individuals with mobility issues or special seating consideration will be located in front of the YVR Mosaic Main Stage. Individuals using the raised viewing platform can bring a guest to join them, seating will be provided. Sponsored by Merletti
Ramps will be installed to ensure that those with mobility devices are able to get around the entire site. Accessible washrooms are available at all City facilities within the site (Richmond Cultural Centre, Minoru Aquatic Centre, Minoru Arenas, Minoru Place Activity Centre), and every bank of portable toilets provided on site includes at least one accessible toilet.
A FEW RULES:
1. No smoking
2. No pets
3. Please refrain from wearing shoes with spiked heels as they may penetrate and damage the turf field
4. No alcohol
5. and, of course, nothing illegal.