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2017 european festival

Summer Festivals at Swangard

Summer Festivals at Swangard
Swangard Stadium is a hub for festivals in the summer. Centrally located and easily accessible by public transit, events held here are attended by thousands of people from across the Lower Mainland and beyond.

Here are some of the exciting events on the menu for 2017:

Bring your friends and family and travel Europe at Swangard Stadium this May at the 20th annual European Festival! Learn about Canada’s European heritage and enjoy an exciting weekend of cultural and culinary delights and rich entertainment. Every year, EuroFest BC Society organizes the European Festival to highlight the best of European innovation, culture and tradition – giving you a taste of that great “Old Continent” right in Burnaby.

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Summer Music Festivals & Concerts at Deer Lake

With its natural amphitheatre shape overlooking the lake, the Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park is the ideal location for outdoor concerts and festivals.

Here are some musical must-attends for this summer:

  • Father John Misty with special guests – MAY 26, 6 PM
    American singer, songwriter, guitarist and drummer Father John Misty performs his new album Pure Comedy on Friday, May 26th. The album is the highly anticipated follow-up to his internationally acclaimed album, I Love You, Honeybear.

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Best Spots to see Cherry Blossoms in Burnaby

Spring is here, and that means cherry blossoms have begun blooming! More than 40,000 cherry trees are located across over 2,000 locations in the Lower Mainland.  Soon, everywhere you look, trees will be painting neighbourhoods in awash of colour from a blush of pink to pure snow white cherry blossoms.

Below, we’ve put together a brief list of favorite places to see cherry blossoms in Burnaby – don’t forget to share your cherry blossom photos with us through #ExploreBurnaby

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