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CALENDAR of EVENTS KICK FOR A CURE A fundraising event for childhood cancer that includes a soccer tournament, kids’ soccer clinics, a beer garden, food vendors and entertainment.

COQUITLAM EXPRESS SEASON OPENER A family-friendly night out that will set the pulse racing. Games take place from September through April.

HARD ROCK CASINO ULTIMATE CAR SHOW Cars, BBQ and live entertainment!

Jul/Aug/Sep COQUITLAM CELEBRATES CANADA DAY Multiple stages of live entertainment, “Taste of Coquitlam” cultural village, artisan village and more, all topped off with fireworks. COQUITLAM MULTICULTURAL FAIR Learn about the different cultures that make up our community at this free, family-friendly summer event. KALEIDOSCOPE ARTS & CULTURE FESTIVAL Join in for a free, one-day festival of musical performances, storytelling, visual arts, theatre and dance. SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Free musical concerts at Town Centre Park Plaza on select Friday evenings throughout the summer. MUSIC ON THE GRILL Feast on a BBQ patio dinner at Evergreen Cultural Centre with pre-show entertainment, followed by top-notch musical acts. BC ATHLETICS TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS JAMBOREE Amateur athletic competition hosted by the Coquitlam Cheetahs Track and Field Club.

FRASER PACIFIC ROSE SHOW View hundreds of roses in horticultural exhibits and displays. COQUITLAM CRUNCH CHALLENGE Climb the 2.2-kilometre trail to the top of Westwood Plateau once, or compete in the “Make it or break it” challenge. MACKIN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE Join Coquitlam Heritage for a family-friendly celebration of culture and history. TREEFEST A celebration of the trees on the Riverview Lands with arborist-led walks. FÊTE DE MAILLARDVILLE Join us for a festive and captivating afternoon in the oldest and largest francophone community in BC.

COQUITLAM CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL Sample craft brews and tasty eats from local restaurants. TRI-CITY INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL The perfect pairing of wine, food and scenery at Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club.

CANWEST GAMES Hundreds of athletes convene at Percy Perry Stadium in this CrossFit competition. COQUITLAM KINSMEN CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL Craft beer, food and music take over Town Centre Park on a summer afternoon.

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR A haunted house, magic show, crafts, games, face painting and a mummy wrap! Be sure to dress in costume. Registration required.

COQUITLAM TERRY FOX RUN Take part in this annual run in celebration of Terry’s Marathon of Hope. PHOENIX RUNNING CLUB PINETREE CLASSIC Four separate races of various distances with categories for all ages, held on the Mundy Park trails.


WELCOME TO COQUITLAM Attend the City’s annual welcome event to learn about the programs and services provided in the community. TAKE A KID MOUNTAIN BIKING DAY Kids can learn new bike skills and head out on a guided ride, courtesy of Tri-Cities Off Road Cycling Association (TORCA). SALMON COME HOME Rain or shine, this popular family event offers children’s activities, salmon viewing and demonstrations. HERITAGE HALLOWEEN Harvest baking paired with heritage decorating and crafts make for a Halloween treat.

REMEMBRANCE DAY Following remembrance and the laying of the wreaths, join the veterans at Coquitlam’s legion. CHRISTMAS AT MACKIN HOUSE Come see this heritage home decorated in the traditional style and register for festive activities in the parlour. A LANTERN AFFAIR— Celebration of Light at Carré Heritage Square Drop in for arts and heritage activities for all ages and get into the spirit of the season with live entertainment. LIGHTS AT LAFARGE WINTER LIGHTS DISPLAY Be dazzled by the magical light displays that wrap around Lafarge Lake on a 1.2-kilometre loop. COQUITLAM CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR Head to Poirier Forum to shop for locally crafted Christmas gifts including handmade art, jewelry, food, clothing and home decor items. COQUITLAM CHRISTMAS FARMERS MARKET

Pick up baked goods and local products as well as beautifully handcrafted jewelry, woodwork, pottery and more.

2017 Coquitlam Travel & Experience Guide


2017 Coquitlam Travel and Experience Guide  
2017 Coquitlam Travel and Experience Guide