Festivals this weekend offer taste of Caribbean, Peru, Fiji, and more
This weekend (July 28 and 29) is a big one for multicultural summer festivals, and we all know what that means: good eating.
Pick your party and head down with a healthy appetite and cash for the food vendors. All have free admission.
Put on by the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Society of B.C., this is the 25th annual festival. Look for roti, Jamaican jerk chicken, and more.
The Bula! Fiji Association of B.C. is organizing this 10th-annual festival, which promises a soccer tournament, dance, a fashion show, food, and more.
Afro-Brazilian Block Party
Saturday, July 28, and Sunday, July 29, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Granville Street between Robson and Georgia Streets
Axé Capoeira is celebrating its 30th anniversary by hosting a Capoeira competition and a Batizado ceremony. Not so much a food festival, but a dance/movement extravaganza.
Saturday, July 28, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Centre (3150 Ash Street)
Sponsored by Republica del Peru and Latincouver, this is the first Peruvian festival in Vancouver. There will be live music, crafts, and food vendors.
The Langley Environmental Partners Society is organizing this 4th annual sustainable food festival, which features local farmers, food processors, and artisans. The U-pick fields at Driediger Farms will be open, so dress for stains and bring your gear should you want to pick some berries.
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