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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.

Now in its third year, Taco Fest is a growing music and food festival. Some things you can expect include door prizes and gifts to everyone who enters, live wrestling, a gigantic taco piñata, the Ring of Fire eating competition and as many taco vendors as can fit in the stadium.

The Korean Cultural Heritage Festival is an annual festival that celebrates Korean heritage through cultural performances, food, and entertainment. Some things you can expect at the festival include Tae Kwon Do black belt demonstrations, a K-Pop competition, Korean art exhibitions, a kids’ corner and food pavilion featuring Korean traditional and contemporary foods.

This annual outdoor festival promotes Latin Culture through its colourful spirit, arts, culture and food. The morning opens with an import market and food pavilions surrounding an outdoor stage, where artists from Flamenco to Cuban Rueda delight the crowds at this free community event.

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