The Harmony Arts Festival is West Vancouver’s annual 10-day summer celebration of all things food, performing arts, and visual arts happening July 29th to August 7th, 2011.
Jeremy Fisher, The Dustin Bentall Outfit, Jim Byrnes, and more will have late evening performances on the Garden Stage at dusk (8:45 pm). We Are the City, Headwater, and more will take to the Sunset Stage at 7:30 pm.
Visit the Art Market July 29th to August 1st, drop in on the ArtSpeak tent for daily programs, or do the Re/Max Studio Tour as artist studios and galleries host open houses throughout the festival.
Cinema in the Park
The free outdoor movie series comes to John Lawson Park presenting Pollock July 29th and Slumdog Millionaire on August 5th.
KinderTunes and Creative Kids Day will host family-friendly concerts and activities including appearances by Bobs & Lolo, and Music with Marnie.
The Harmony Arts Festival will be located on the waterfront between 14th Street and 16th Street (and you’ll find a Wine Garden at the foot of 15th Street in Millenium Park). While the concert series and outdoor movies are free to attend, there are a few select ticketed events such as Best of the West.
Happening Thursday, August 4th from 7:30pm to 10:30pm at The Pier (foot of 14th Street) Best of the West is a food tasting and wine pairing event with 10 restaurants and 10 wineries.
Beachside Forno, Carmelo’s Ristorante, Fraîche Restaurant, La Régalade French Bistro, Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering, Mangia E Bevi, Restaurant Chez Michel, The Beach House Restaurant, The Observatory Restaurant, and Zen Japanese Restaurant will be represented. Participating wineries include Black Hills Estate Winery, Blue Mountain Vineyard & Cellars, CedarCreek Estate Winery, haywire, JoieFarm, Laughing Stock Vineyard, Mission Hill Family Estate, Poplar Grove Winery, Quail’s Gate, and Tantalus Vineyards.
Tickets for Best of the West are $75 and I also have a pair to give away. If you would like to attend the Best of the West, here’s how you can win your way in.
I will draw one winner next Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 10:00am. Must be 19 years of age or older to enter and win. Please enjoy responsibly and plan a safe ride home.
Pick up the free Harmony Arts Festival iPhone app and follow them on Twitter or Facebook for more information.
Update The winner is Marlis!