The Festival Archive

The Powell Street Festival is the largest Japanese Canadian festival in the country and the longest running community arts celebration in Vancouver! Enjoy traditional and contemporary Japanese Canadian performances and demonstrations, including taiko drumming, sumo wrestling, martial arts, bonsai and ikebana, folk and modern dance, alternative pop/rock/urban music, visual arts, film/video, as well as historical walking tours, tea ceremonies, and a fantastic array of Japanese food, crafts, & displays.


BC Day Long Weekend
August 3+4, 2019
11:30am to 7:00pm
43rd Annual Powell Street Festival

Powell Street Area (Paueru Gai)

Full festival program (pdf).

Two day schedule (pdf).

Photos from 2019 (Flickr)