CREATE! Arts Festival Giveaway

Comments 37 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Eastside Arts Society (“EAS”) presents the new CREATE! Arts Festival, an art-making event (and more) taking place at Woodland Park and several Eastside studios on the weekend of August 21 and 22, 2021.

CREATE! Arts Festival Giveaway

CREATE! Arts Festival

  • When: Saturday, August 21 & Sunday, August 22, 2021
  • Where: Woodland Park (705 Woodland Dr)
    • Terminal City Glass Co-op (1191 Parker St)
    • The Mergatroid Building (975 Vernon Dr)
    • Georgina Lohan Studio (1000 Parker St)
  • Tickets: Book online in advance. $25 per workshop ($10 for children’s workshop)

The festival will feature a free community art installation on August 21, facilitated by artist Amy Walker, with a limited rotating capacity in alignment with COVID protocols. Participants will be asked to create a piece of art based on their vision for the local community, with each creation added to the installation over the course of the day.

40 art-making workshops will be taught by 11 artists, including Grace Lee (eikcam ceramics), Christine MoulsonMat HolmstromBeata KacyDenise Wilson (Bronsino Leather), Krista JohnsonHaisla CollinsNaomi YamamotoChantal CardinalLori Goldberg, and Amberlie Perkin (Kids Workshop). Workshops for adults are recommended for those aged 16+ and kids workshops are recommended for those aged 6+. All workshops on Saturday, August 21 will be hosted outdoors at Woodland Park (705 Woodland Dr, Vancouver). 

Several Eastside studios, including at Terminal City Glass Co-op (1191 Parker St), with Bruce Inglis & Edge City Woodworking at The Mergatroid Building (975 Vernon Dr), and Georgina Lohan Studio (1161 Parker St), will host workshops on Sunday, August 22.

Art, Bike & Beer Crawl Fundraiser

The Eastside Arts Society is also pairing two of the best things about Vancouver’s Eastside, Art + Beer in a fun summer online auction. This year, participants can purchase beer totes, kombucha totes and/or bid on art growlers created by 23 Culture Crawl artists.

Art, Bike & Beer Crawl Fundraiser

The Art, Bike, Beer Crawl online auction started July 24th and will end Saturday, August 21st, 2021 at midnight. There are a handful of fun (and tasty) “Buy it Now” items you can purchase at the auction as well, including a ‘Bucha or Beer package in custom Culture Crawl totes.

The Annual Art, Bike, Beer Crawl fundraiser helps support the Eastside Arts Society’s initiatives by promoting local arts and culture through community engagement.

Enter to Win

To promote the CREATE! Arts Festival and the Art, Bike & Beer Crawl Fundraiser, I have a really fun prize pack to give away (valued at $325) that includes:

  • 2 special edition Beer + Kombucha totes
    • including lots of other tasty goodies and a DIY public art tour map
  • 2 tickets to a workshop at the CREATE! Arts Festival 
  • $100 gift card to Opus Art Supplies
  • 1 custom Eastside Culture Crawl umbrella

Here’s how you can enter to win:

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. UPDATE: The winner is Amil!

37 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Mary YuWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 8:48am PDT

    cool prize

  2. Brett BanksWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 9:05am PDT

    Art, beer and biking…great combo

  3. JPWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 9:27am PDT

    Sounds like a great festival!

  4. TaraWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 9:33am PDT

    Sounds fun!

  5. Vivian PinterWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 9:37am PDT

    Sounds like lots of fun!

  6. LindaWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 10:15am PDT

    Culture Crawl – the best time of the year 👍🏻

  7. CindyWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 11:16am PDT

    What a great idea!

  8. CheukWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 12:21pm PDT


  9. SoniaWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 12:40pm PDT

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  10. Jason BWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 3:09pm PDT

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  11. VivianWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 7:15pm PDT

    Love to win!

  12. YvaWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 8:28pm PDT

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  13. BevWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 9:21pm PDT

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  14. TracyWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 10:19pm PDT

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  15. TiffWednesday, August 11th, 2021 — 11:46pm PDT

    What a fun pairing! There’s definitely people in this house that would appreciate everything featured!

  16. Tabby72Thursday, August 12th, 2021 — 6:36am PDT

    This looks great, I’d love to try one of the workshops. Thanks!

  17. janeThursday, August 12th, 2021 — 6:59am PDT

    Love to win this incredible prize

  18. Shirley SThursday, August 12th, 2021 — 7:02am PDT

    This festival sounds like so much fun!

  19. Shannon ThiesenThursday, August 12th, 2021 — 8:53am PDT

    Fingers crossed

  20. YanickThursday, August 12th, 2021 — 3:48pm PDT

    Art! Bikes! Beer! haha I dont drink but i love art and bikes!

  21. TammyThursday, August 12th, 2021 — 10:28pm PDT

    Festival fun!

  22. KathleenFriday, August 13th, 2021 — 8:28am PDT

    This would be great

  23. Zuzana TycFriday, August 13th, 2021 — 8:35am PDT

    thank you MISS64 for putting on great prize

  24. Frank LopezFriday, August 13th, 2021 — 9:50am PDT

    Love this prize thank you

  25. Justin LeeFriday, August 13th, 2021 — 9:52am PDT

    Looks exciting! Can’t wait!

  26. Bonnie KarhukangasFriday, August 13th, 2021 — 9:58am PDT

    Beer and Art…great combination!

  27. wenFriday, August 13th, 2021 — 10:53am PDT

    This is fantastic!

  28. RaySunday, August 15th, 2021 — 9:09am PDT

    Cool event . Bikes , Art and Pops good in any order.

  29. StotesSunday, August 15th, 2021 — 8:31pm PDT

    This would be awesome!

  30. NancySunday, August 15th, 2021 — 9:20pm PDT

    Such a fun filled prize pack!! Thank you for hosting this giveaway. :))

  31. Albert N.Monday, August 16th, 2021 — 3:38pm PDT

    Sounds like a ton of fun!

  32. RobMonday, August 16th, 2021 — 8:10pm PDT

    What a great summer idea

  33. Anne BTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 2:11pm PDT

    This would be a great date night!

  34. Helena McshaneTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 2:51pm PDT

    Would love to crawl for Art!

  35. daneTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 6:24pm PDT

    yes, please!

  36. Shelley ButcherTuesday, August 17th, 2021 — 10:42pm PDT

    This is such an awesome prize. Thanks for the opportunity

  37. AmilWednesday, August 18th, 2021 — 3:28pm PDT

    Looks neat! I’ve followed the 2 pages on facebook

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