The Vancouver Mural Festival’s giant, 14-block street party happens August 10, complete with live music, beer gardens, painting battles, and more. But the event kicks off August 1 and there are happenings every day leading up to the full-day blowout. Here are some of the highlights:
VME Gallery Show Opening
August 1 at 14 West 7th Avenue
More than 90 fest alumni show their stuff in this exhibit and sale of foot-square work; it runs throughout the event.
August 4 at 7 1/2 Lane
Start the 12-hour indoor-outdoor fiesta with an all-ages patio party and wrap it up with 19+ dancing at a nearby warehouse, presented by Public Disco, Bye Felicia, and Club NA VMF.
Super Snag X VMF
August 6 at the American
Live painting and mural battles take over the East Side haunt.
VMF Open Air Movie Theatre
August 9 at Jonathan Rogers Park
Remind yourself how entertaining street legend Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop is while you watch it under the stars.