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Vancouver’s South Asian Family Festival at the PNE

South Asian Family Festival

The South Asian Family Festival is a new event happening on the grounds of Vancouver’s Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) on June 18th in 2023.

The inaugural South Asian Family Festival (SAF Festival) will be a one-day event featuring amusement rides, music, market vendors, fashion designers, food, arts and culture. The event takes place on Sunday, June 18th, which is also Father’s Day. The rides, entertainment and family-friendly things to see and do will run from noon until 8:00 pm. Organizers hope it’ll eventually become the largest South Asian family-themed music and cultural event in the country.

The event takes place at the PNE Fairgrounds including at Playland and the area around the PNE Amphitheatre.

More information about the event will be available soon. The event’s website, at SAFVancouver.com, will also have details about the event including ticket information sometime in the spring.


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South Asian countries are usually considered to be those on and around the Indian subcontinent. They include India and Pakistan, but also Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. About 14% of Metro Vancouver’s population of approximately 2.65 million people are of South Asian decent.

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