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Summer Outdoor Concert Music Series

Edgemont Village Summer Concert

Free outdoor concerts take place in North Vancouver on Friday evenings in Lynn Valley, Edgemont Village and Deep Cove’s Panorama Park in July and August.

Other forms of live entertainment also take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays in the summer as part of North Vancouver’s Live & Local Concerts & Culture Series.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and provincial health restrictions, Live & Local did not take place in 2021. The event returned in the summer of 2022 and it likely will again in 2023.


Live & Local Concerts & Culture Series

The program used to be called the Summer Outdoor Concert Music Series but, since a couple of years ago, it is now called the Live & Local Concerts & Culture Series.

In previous years, free concerts took place on Friday evenings in July and August at North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley Village, Edgemont Village and Panorama Park in Deep Cove.

In 2022 there were concerts on Fridays between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm at Panorama Park in Deep Cove. The first Deep Cove concert was on August 5th and the last was on August 26th. Another series of concerts in 2022 was Big Bands and Brass at Lynn Valley Village, which ran from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Sundays from July 24th to August 14th.

There were also performances and family-friendly activities available at Lynn Valley Village on Wednesdays from July 20th to August 24th. Similar events were held at North Vancouver’s Civic Plaza on Thursdays from July 14th until August 4th. Both mid-week Live & Local events started at 6:00 pm and finished at 8:00 pm.


Free Vancouver Summer Concerts


North Vancouver Concerts

Below was the schedule for the free Lynn Valley Village concerts in 2022.

TIP: Spectators attending the concerts were encouraged to take a lawn chair to sit on and go early to find parking.

(Note: Event details were subject to change.)


Lynn Valley Village Big Bands and Brass

The following concerts took place at Lynn Valley Village at 1277 Lynn Valley Road on Sunday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in 2022:

  • 24th of JulyDeep Cove Big Band
  • 31st of JulyHot Water Ensemble
  • 7th of AugustAlex Maher
  • 14th of AugustBalkan Schmalkan


Panorama Park Concert Stage in Deep Cove

In 2022, concerts took place at Panorama Park on Fridays from August 5th to 26th. Each concert ran from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

  • 5th of August – Mazacote
  • 12th of August – Camaro 67
  • 19th of August – Smith and Jones
  • 26th of August – Mostly Marley


North Van Cultural Events

The following other special events also happened in 2022.


Lynn Valley Village (Wednesdays)

In 2022 events took place at Lynn Valley Village on Wednesdays in both July and August. They ran from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at 1277 Lynn Valley Road. As of mid-July, the events listed below were scheduled to take place. Details about August events were to be confirmed.

  • 20th of July: the day’s event featured a drum demonstration by Daniel Duggan and airbrush tattoos by Frederic Carrasco. There were also crafts available on-site.
  • 27th of July: an evening filled with games and crafts, along with musical entertainment by Alcvin and Kyoshi.
  • 3rd of August: there were airbrush tattoos by artist Frederic Carrasco as well as crafts and music by Marlin Ramazzini.
  • 10th of August: there was a musical performance by the Beauty Shop Dolls.
  • 17th of August: the Bollywood dance expert Rohan D’Silva and singer Mark James Fortin performed.
  • 24th of August: dancers Rohan D’Silva and Pooneh Alizadeh both took to the stage.


Civic Plaza (Thursdays)

The events listed below took place on Thursdays from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm outdoors in the City of North Vancouver’s Civic Plaza at 141 West 14th Street in 2022.

  • 14th of July: live music performed by local Creativ Music artists, plus big games and crafts.
  • 21st of July: the day’s event featured a drum demonstration by Daniel Duggan and airbrush tattoos by Frederic Carrasco. There were also crafts and dances with Virginia Duivenvoorden.
  • 28th of July: spectators enjoyed a performance from the Beauty Shop Dolls, as well as games and crafts for everyone.
  • 4th of August: a Pride celebration including hula hoop demonstrations, tattoos from Frederic Carrasco and other activities were on hand.


Other Free Summer Music Venues

The Summer Concert Series venues in North Vancouver are not the only places to find free (or almost free) live music in Metro Vancouver in the summer. Other places with free evening concerts include the following:


Other Information

For more information about the above events, see the North Vancouver Recreation website.

To learn more about the area, see our articles about North Vancouver and the North Shore.

For a list of free concerts in other parts of the Lower Mainland click Free Vancouver Outdoor Concerts.

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