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Bard on the Beach Fireworks Nights: Win Tickets

Monday, July 8th, 2019 — 9:11am PDT
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Two of the biggest parts of summer in Vancouver combine to make for one spectacular evening! Bard on the Beach is once again offering its Bard-B-Q & Fireworks nights where you can enjoy a Bard main stage show, dinner, and a private view of the Honda Celebration of Light from their grounds at Vanier Park.

Bard-B-Q Fireworks at Bard on the Beach

Bard on the Beach

July 27, July 31 and August 3, 2019 at 5:00pm

See The Taming of the ShrewShakespeare in Love or All’s Well That Ends Well, then enjoy an exquisite salmon barbecue* from Emelle’s Catering with all the fixings, delicious desserts and an entire evening of entertainment! Visit the PIXSTAR photobooth and more before enjoying a private view of the spectacular Celebration of Light fireworks.

Note: The Shakespeare in Love performance is only available for the July 27 Fireworks night. Alternate food options are also available. Please call the Box Office if you have an allergies or food concerns. Dinner will be served outdoors.

Bard on the Beach 2019 Season

The Taming of the Shrew
June 5 – September 21 on the BMO Mainstage

Shakespeare in Love
June 12 – September 18 on the BMO Mainstage

All’s Well That Ends Well
June 26 – August 11 on the Howard Family Stage in the Douglas Campbell Theatre

August 21 – September 15 on the Howard Family Stage in the Douglas Campbell Theatre

Special Events

Notable returning special events also include Family Days, Talkback Tuesdays, Wine Wednesdays and the Exploring Shakespeare Talks (one for each of the four plays), Forum: Kate – Victim or Victor?, Operas & Arias: Verdi and More! View the full schedule online here »

Tickets for Bard on the Beach’s 30th season are now on sale beginning at $26. Early booking is recommended for best seat selection as many performances sell out in advance. Order online through the Bard website or call the Bard Box Office at 604-739-0559 or (toll free) 1-877-739-0559.

Enter to Win Bard-B-Q Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to see The Taming of the Shrew on the BMO Mainstage followed by Bard-B-Q dinner and then the private viewing of the Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks from the Bard grounds (July 31, 2019).

Bard's Taming of the Shrew.
Bard’s Taming of the Shrew. Photo: Emily Cooper.

The 2007 ‘spaghetti western’ version of The Taming of the Shrew – one of Bard’s most beloved productions – is the inspiration behind this hilarious Wild-West love story, where two fierce kindred spirits finally meet their match in each other. 

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Monday, July 15, 2019. Prize is for the July 31st event and cannot be exchanged for another night.

UPDATE: The winner is Brianne!

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  1. BBQ Dinner & 2 Shows! What a perfect summer evening by the sea!

  2. Michelle W says:

    I would love to go!

  3. Jessica Thorpe says:

    What a fantastic prize! I’ve always wanted to go to a Bard On The Beach show, but that AND a BBQ AND a spot to watch the fireworks from sounds even more amazing!

  4. Melanie says:

    Would love to win this! Thanks

  5. Denaye Dorge ​​ says:

    I would absolutely love to go with my husband!

  6. Yoony says:

    Hope to win!

  7. Mark says:

    Looks great.

  8. Vickie says:

    this would be so fun

  9. Kate says:

    I would love to go to Bard on the Beach! The food and fireworks sound amazing too ☺️

  10. Bev says:

    Wow..Bard In The Beach, BBQ dinner & an amazing spot to watch the fireworks..this would be an awesome way to celebrate my hubby and my 33rd Anniversary! Thank you Miss604 for this amazing opportunity, would be a dream come true!!

  11. Renate says:

    Nice!! Thank you.

  12. Kari O says:

    What a great date night! Yes please.

  13. Ana says:

    Sounds like so much fun!

  14. Velma Sandry says:

    This would an absolutely exquisite experience! I can’t imagine a more incredible way to enjoy a summer date! Bard on the Beach is a phenomenal event and the fireworks 💥 magical. Brilliant prize!!

  15. Daniela says:

    Thanks for the chance to win!!

  16. Yvonne says:

    I love Bard on the Beach, my son takes me every year!

  17. Emily says:

    This sounds super fun

  18. Rosemarie says:

    I would love to win

  19. harry says:

    love it love it love it

  20. Adrian On says:

    I love Bard!

  21. Angela Lange says:

    Wow! This would be amazing!

  22. Kim says:

    I would love to go. Haven’t been to Bard on the Beach in years.

  23. Samantha Clark says:

    This is great!

  24. Will write it up. Love the opportunities to get to fabulous events.

  25. Bhavny says:

    This would be fantastic!!

  26. Neena says:

    triple fun

  27. Mike Munday says:

    sounds like a great night

  28. Kathryn says:

    Would love love love this!

  29. Marisa says:

    I’d love to take my mother to this!

  30. Jeanette Duey says:

    Would love love to do this!!!

  31. Ali says:

    what a great date night! would love to win

  32. Dawn shamsher says:

    This would be so much fun! I have always wanted to go!!!

  33. Cindy says:

    This would be amazing!!

  34. Georgina C says:

    What a fantastic giveaway!

  35. Shane Grover says:

    Would love to win

  36. Sara says:

    I always have the best time at the Bard fireworks night. Shakespeare, dinner and fireworks makes for a perfect evening.

  37. Cheryl Germain says:

    This would be a fantastic evening; especially the private viewing of the fireworks!

  38. Katherine Clark says:

    Thanks for the chance to win this awesome prize.

  39. Connie says:

    Would love to go

  40. Nadya says:

    this is amazing

  41. Tania says:

    What an amazing night out! This would be so special to win!

  42. Rino says:

    Fireworks at Bard on the beach is pretty cool!

  43. Carmen says:

    Winning this package would be an awesome night out in lieu of going on vacation this year!

  44. Gregory says:

    This would be amazing!

  45. Carlos says:

    This would be fun to do.

  46. Alicia says:

    Awesome! I’ve always wanted to check this out!! And a viewing of the celebration of lights on top!! Even better!! 🙂

  47. ilya geets says:

    i just watched taming of the shrew 1 week ago, would definetly come and watch again, amazing play full of comedy.

  48. Tiana says:

    Always wanted to attend this!

  49. Stella Panagiotidis says:

    A wonderful birthday present for me! ❤

  50. Heather says:

    I have heard so many great reviews! Would love to finally check it out!!

  51. Randy says:

    Have never been to the fireworks. This would be an outstanding experience.

  52. Courtenay Oyhenart says:

    What a great prize!

  53. Doug Mickey says:

    Great contest combo!

  54. Jodi Perri says:

    This would be a great night.
    Thanks for the Opportunity

  55. Ricky says:

    My wife has been talking about going for years! What a great surprise it would be!!

  56. Meredith says:

    Amazing prize package! 🤞🏼

  57. Robyn Moon says:

    I’ve been faithfully supporting Bard on the Beach for 12yrs, but I’ve never attended during the fireworks or for a bbq. This would make an amazing night, and a fantastic show, even better!!!!

  58. Lindsay says:

    A great opportunity!

  59. Jennifer S says:

    What a fab prize !!!

  60. Elizabeth B says:

    This would be fantastic…thanks for the chance! 🙂

  61. Cecilia says:

    This would be amazing! ♥️

  62. Jason B says:

    It would be fantastic.

  63. Nicole-Ann Poitras says:

    It would be great to experience Bard and the fireworks!

  64. JessicaT says:

    We would love this!

  65. Lynn Montes says:

    This would be so awesome to win! This is the one event I’ve never had a chance to see in Vancouver! And to do it on Fireworks night, would be incredible!! Thanks so much for the opportunity!

  66. Terry Bodaly says:

    That’s something i have never done is Bard on the Beach.

  67. jan says:

    that would be a pretty cool night

  68. Ella says:

    Just moved back to the mainland after two years away. Love being back, and taking in all the great shows and entertainment.

  69. Bobbi says:

    I would love to take my Mummers to this!

  70. Tiffany says:

    This would be an awesome event to attend and enjoy the fireworks without being packed like sardines. Any night without a child is a good night 😀

  71. Stephanie says:

    I have never read this so it would be cool to watch it!

  72. Saba Aziz says:

    The kids would love it!!!

  73. Katherine says:

    Haven’t been in years. Time to go again! Always such incredible productions.

  74. Lisa says:

    Would love to go!

  75. Mandy says:

    I’d love to go!

  76. cecilia says:

    amazing prize!!! never been to either of those two places!

  77. Kim says:

    I’ve never been, this would be amazing!

  78. Marcia Temple says:

    What a wonderful opportunity! Thanks!

  79. Donna McLean says:

    Great prize, thanks for the chance.

  80. Kelly says:

    This would be an amazing night!

  81. lor says:

    wow – so fun!

  82. Phil says:

    Awesome Prizes, Bard and Fireworks great combo

  83. Lisa Martin says:

    Sounds like fun!

  84. Am says:

    I would love to go to Bard on the Beach! It’s been years since the last time I went.

  85. Jenn P says:

    This would be a such a fun night!

  86. Eva says:

    Never been to Bard on the Beach.

  87. Linda says:

    Would love to win!

  88. dane says:

    love to go

  89. Michael Kwan says:

    We’ve only done the Bard-B-Q once (with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) and that was YEARS ago. Be super happy to do it again.

  90. I. H. says:

    What a great prize! Would love to win!

  91. Albert N. says:

    Sounds like a great time!

  92. Michelle says:

    This would be incredible! Maybe I’ll meet my new love there 🥰

  93. Milynne says:

    Would love to win this! Taming of the Shrew is my favourite Shakespeare play! Thank you for the giveaway!

  94. Sunshine H says:

    Would love to go!

  95. Margaret Lee says:

    This would make a great outing for date night with hubby. Thanks a lot.

  96. Cat says:

    Yes, please!

  97. Meg M. says:

    Would love to win!

  98. Lisa says:

    Awesome !

  99. I would love to win this special night and spend it with my daughter.

  100. Kelly knowles says:

    Love to win such a great prize

  101. Jessica Roberts-Farina says:

    Now that’s a date night! I’ve heard such good things about this production of the Shrew.

  102. Linda says:

    I love Bard on the Beach. I’ve gone there many times over the years.

  103. Rip says:

    The As You Like It (Beatles songs) production last yr is matched with the Taming of the Shrew production this yr. Don’t miss it.

  104. Brenda Chinn says:

    Miss 604 … you just know all of the fun stuff!
    Bard on the Beach and Fireworks is exactly what is needed!!!

  105. Phoebe says:

    Thank you for the opportunity!

  106. Ray says:

    Bard-B-Que is a most excellent prize

  107. Lindaa says:

    Would love to win this for husbands 75 birthday.

  108. Tabby72 says:

    I’d love to see this show!

  109. Kym Soh says:

    I’ve never seen Taming of the Shrew. Would love to go to Bard on The Beach!

  110. Brianne says:

    The perfect date night to celebrate our 10 yr anniversary!!!

  111. Cris Fisher says:

    Fingers crossed!

  112. Janet says:

    That would be cool!

  113. Ann says:

    Thanks for the wonderful contest!

  114. Bonnie R says:

    Super contest! Thank you for the chance to win! 🙂

  115. Michael B says:

    Thanks for the chance to win this great prize package! 🙂

  116. leana says:

    What an amazing evening this would be!

  117. leana says:

    Liked and commented on fb!

  118. Diane To says:


  119. Rob says:

    Always wanted to take in a Bard on the Beach performance…..would love to go! thanks for the opportunity!

  120. Sherry says:

    What an amazing prize and perfect for a date night. Thx for the chance.

  121. Simangele says:

    New international grad student here…would love to see the dynamic Taming of the Shrew and top off the evening with some great fireworks!

  122. Anita says:

    Would love to experience this amazing offering 🙂

  123. Carol says:

    Taming of the Shrew is one of my favourites. Would love to go!

  124. Jimmy says:

    This would be a fantastic experience!

  125. Meaghan says:

    This season of Bard looks great, Taming of the Shrew looks amazing.

  126. wen says:

    Thia will be fantastic! Thanks!

  127. lorena says:

    Made it to my first Bard on the Beach last summer…and absolutely love it (The Beattles music was superb) Would love love love to partake in your amazing event! Sounds like a blast with the Fireworks and BBQ.

  128. Angela says:

    I would love to experience all this wonderful! I love Shakespeare!

  129. Raquel Love says:

    This would be an amazing night out!

  130. ariel chiu says:

    thanks for the chance!

  131. Adam Steele says:

    yes please!

  132. Tracy says:

    Would love to win! 🙂

  133. Avril Phillips says:

    I would love to attend Bard-B-Q and Fireworks

  134. Kim C says:

    Great prize!

  135. Maria Smirnov says:

    Sounds like a goooood time!

  136. Chad Nehring says:

    Looks super fun!

  137. Donald says:

    Nice night out!

  138. Eileen says:

    I’d love to see this!

  139. Kathleen B says:

    This would be a great way to celebrate our anniversary

  140. Diana says:

    Would love to go

  141. Jeanne says:

    Would love to see this Bard production

  142. Linda H says:

    I LOVE Bard on the Beach. What a great summer prize package!

  143. Mike Gismondi says:

    This would be so great! I’ve always wanted to see Bard on the Beach and the fireworks would be an excellent way to top it off.

  144. Angela Griffin says:

    This would be fabulous

  145. Cheryl G. says:

    Wow! this would be perfect! I have never been. Thanks for the chance!

  146. Eric S. says:

    I’d love to see both Bard and the Celebration of Light! Thank you!

  147. Carrie Rogo says:

    My husband and I love Bard on the Beach. We haven’t been in a few years so this would be awesome! Thanks for the contest

  148. Randall Thomas says:

    My wife and I went to see Bard on the Beach last year with the Beatles theme and loved it. We’ve heard the Taming of the Shrew is fantastic. We have never been to BBQ and fireworks night too!

  149. Stotes says:

    This would be a great night out!

  150. Olivia says:

    Would love to see this play!!

  151. Stacey says:

    Would love to win this amazing prize!

  152. Brittany says:

    I’d love to go!! I love Shakespeare!

  153. Jeff S says:

    A delicious dinner and a show? Yes please!

  154. Chelsea J says:

    What a perfect combination! Would love to win this 🎆🎭

  155. james Orr says:

    “Forward, I pray, since we have come so far,
    And be it moon, or sun, or what you please.
    And if you please to call it a rush candle,
    Henceforth I vow it shall be so for me.”

    I an one other thespian would relish this gift <3

  156. Karen Wlson says:

    I want to see how they manage Taming Of The Shrew without being sexist. Looks amazing. Yay, Bard!

  157. Deepak says:

    Would love a chance to win

  158. Kelsey says:

    I would love to go! Big bard on the beach fan!!!

  159. Sally Felgnar says:

    That would be amazing – my husband’s 60th birthday is August 3rd by coincidence!!

  160. Sophie says:

    This would be a dream come true! I love Shakespeare and I love fireworks. It’s a win win!

  161. Catriona A says:

    would love to have this experience!

  162. Nicole Norden says:

    One of most favorite summer activities!!

  163. Lauren says:

    Love this! What a great way to celebrate summer and finishing my master’s degree! <3

  164. Kathleen says:

    Would love to win!

  165. kris johnston says:

    That would be an incredible evening. I’ve always wanted to go to Bard on the Beach.

  166. edith johnston says:

    This would be amazing to win. Thanks for the chance.

  167. Season Hunt says:

    Hope to win this for my partner 🙂

  168. Helen S Newton says:

    This would be a fabulous evening!!

  169. Kaitlen says:

    Thanks for the chance at winning! I’ve always wanted to go to this 😁🤞

  170. ToddProdanuk says:

    I would love to see this show.

  171. Please???!!!! We so love Bard. From long ago homeschooling days. The tradition lives on.

  172. Lindsay L says:

    Omg this sounds so great. I’ve always wanted to go!!

  173. Behzad says:

    Wow! So many entries.

  174. The lights, the food, the play and on and on. Wowsa!

  175. Gisèle says:

    Bard is such a Vancouver gem!

  176. Eva says:

    So exciting, I’ve never been!

  177. Susan says:

    What a fun date night!

  178. Misty says:

    2 of my favourite things – Bard and Fireworks – in one night!

  179. Darlene says:

    Would love to take my partner – we can’t afford to go this year and this would be a great treat!

  180. Anita says:

    Sounds great!

  181. Jacinda says:

    Crossing my fingers! Thanks for the chance!

  182. Vincent Viezzer says:

    I went to Bard for the first time last summer and loved it! Also, excellent customer service 🙂

    Please enter me in the contest – thank you.

  183. Karen says:

    Oh, wow! What a perfect evening!

  184. Gregory says:

    I’d love to win this! What a perfect evening of entertainment for my wife and me.

  185. Jonathan says:

    This is an awesome prize!

  186. Debbie says:

    Perfect Summer date night

  187. Gene Smith says:

    I think this would be the absolute best evening to go to Bard
    Fireworks and awesome play
    Wonderful evening that would be

  188. Maryanne says:

    This would be amazing!

  189. Judy says:

    Sounds like the perfect summer evening!

  190. Laura says:

    This sounds excellent!!

  191. I’ve always wanted to see those fireworks!

  192. Bob says:

    I’ve always enjoyed attending a performance at Bard on the Beach.

  193. Leah Bjornson says:

    We go to Bard every year, it’s such a special event!

  194. Tiff says:

    Would love to go! It would be a perfect way to celebrate a special day 🙂

  195. Tamara says:

    This would be an awesome experience!!

  196. Diana Pringle says:

    This would be awesome to win!

  197. harry pering says:


  198. Maureen says:

    Redone version of the Shakespeare classic sounds hilarious!

  199. Reuben deVries says:

    Would love to see Taming of the Shrew or All’s Well that End’s Well!

  200. Denisa says:

    This would be amazing!

  201. Jean says:

    What a great evening to surprise the love of my life!

  202. Kristina king says:

    I live Bard on the Beach!

  203. Brittin says:

    Haven’t been to Bard since highschool, would love to go again!

  204. Virginia L. says:

    This sounds awesome! Would love to go! Thanks!

  205. Youn says:

    Bard-B-Q sounds like an amazing idea! Hoping to win! 🙂

  206. Eileen H says:

    I liked the movie with Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor because they were both such strong characters battling with each other. I would love to see two strong local actors like Andrew McNee and Jennifer Lines in those roles.

  207. Steve says:

    Bard + Fireworks = great night!

  208. rob k says:

    I’d love to go!

  209. oree koblentz says:

    Ready to win

  210. sharai says:

    This would be a beautiful date for my husband and I!

  211. Rachel says:

    pick me!

  212. Darcy says:

    Date night!

  213. Lisa Maihara says:

    Looks fun. Would love to win!

  214. Kim says:

    I would love to experience this!

  215. Cheuk says:

    wooooooow !!!!!

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