Calling all artists! We are now taking bookings for vendor spaces for Arts Alive 2018.
August 18, 10am to 5pm

With over 200 visual and performing artists, this “must attend festival” has become a signature event in the lower mainland. This free, family event features live musical performances, artists and artisans show casing a myriad of mediums, live demonstrations, a children's venue and special performance surprises all day long! Register today to avoid disappointment.

LOCATION: McBurney Plaza, Fraser Highway, between 204 & 206 Street

The Arts Alive Festival

Vendors please register today before this highly popular event is fully booked!

Festival Registration

Celebrating 25 Years of free non-stop family fun!

Visual Artists & Artisans

Beautiful new work from the finest painters, potters, sculptors and jewelry designers. Along Fraser Hwy. between 204 & 206 Street.

Arts Alive Showcase Stage

All-day performances from BC's most talented musicians in McBurney Plaza. A great place to sit back, relax and tap your foot to some incredible beats.

Salt Lane Activities

Visit Salt Lane for live music, fun activities and interesting vendors.

Children’s Fun Zone

A great line-up of absolutely FREE activities for children including balloon twisters, face painters, crafts, bouncy castles and more.

Opus Children’s Chalk Art Gallery



Entertainment Schedule

McBurney Plaza

10am - 11am Ashley & Giddy Kizito
11am -1pm David Beckingham
1pm - 3pm Clay Ravens
3pm - 5pm Echo Nebraska

Children's Venue

11am - 1pm Jessica Barbour Duo
1:30pm - 3:30pm Rossi Music


Rossi Music

Rossi is a Vancouver based multi-instrumentalist performing on Spanish guitar, Caribbean Steel Drum, and Vocals. His music incorporates a fusion of styles from Spanish Rumbas, Nuevo Flamenco, to Brazilian Jazz and Calypso. Rossi infuses the fiery sound of his Spanish guitar with the subtle and mellow sound of the Caribbean steel drum creating a unique new style that Rossi likes to call Contemporary Caribbean Fusion. Rossi has performed and toured extensively in South Africa, Europe, and North America. He is now based in Vancouver, Canada.