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Art in the Eastside Arts District!

CREATE! Eastside Arts Festival

The 4th annual CREATE! Eastside Arts Festival is a week-long, exciting, and immersive arts event this summer, bringing together local artists and the community to explore, learn, and create in Strathcona Park, and in pop up locations such as breweries, venues, and art studios across the Eastside Arts District.

Celebrating the diversity of performing and visuals arts in Vancouver’s Eastside, this innovative festival offers arts workshops, live music performances, a beer garden, public art activations, an art shop and many more opportunities for art lovers of all ages and abilities to experience!

Happening from Monday, July 22nd to Sunday, July 28th, attendees will discover the diversity of the Eastside Arts District through affordable ticketed art workshops and performances at pop-up locations such as breweries, studios and performance venues.

On Saturday, July 27th, Eastside Arts Festival site returns as attendees immerse themselves in outdoor creativity at scenic Strathcona Park. Attendees will enjoy affordable, ticketed visual and performing art workshops + Create! Art Zone with public participation art projects, live music, an art shop, food trucks and a beer garden at our fully licensed festival site.

All art activities are brought to you by artists living or working in Vancouver’s amazing Eastside Arts District. The CREATE! Eastside Arts Festival is presented by the Eastside Arts Society, producers of the Eastside Culture Crawl and the Eastside Arts District.

2024 Program Guide Coming Soon!

Our official 2024 program guide is coming soon! See what’s in store, including workshop and artist details and Art Zone info.

Featured Events

July 27, 2024
8:00pm - 12:00am


per workshop / per person

Art! Bike! Beer! Crawl Brewery Tour & Fundraiser

Join the Eastside Arts Society on a bike and walking tour of East Van's best breweries.

Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Ave)

Workshop Events July 22-28

July 27, 2024 |
  • 7:30pm |
  • 9:30pm

Introduction to Embroidery

CREATE! Eastside Arts Festival

from $40.54

Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Ave)

July 27, 2024 |
  • 8:30pm

CREATE! Festival Concert Pass

CREATE! Eastside Arts Festival

from $23.76

Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Ave)

July 28, 2024 |
  • 5:00pm |
  • 8:00pm |
  • 10:30pm

Indigo Magic with Naomi Yamamoto at Flightpath Designs Studio

CREATE! Eastside Arts Festival

from $40.54

1000 Parker St #445 (1000 Parker Street)

Pop-Up Events July 22nd-28th

Mon, July 22 |
  • 7:00 PM

Early Show: Christine Lee

Fri, July 26 |
  • 8:00 PM

THE TAKEOVER with DJ Rhonda Hunte

Thu, July 25 |
  • 8:00 PM

LIVE! Mia Kelly (Gatineau, QC) with Madelyn Read


The CREATE! Eastside Arts Festival

CREATE! Eastside Arts Festival is an Eastside Arts Society production. Your support of the Eastside Arts Society is an investment in the arts and artists of Vancouver’s Eastside Arts District. It allows us to build upon a 28-year legacy of connecting community with East Vancouver’s vital population of artists, creating access to culture and fostering a love of visual art for so many over the years, and for years to come.

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