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Richmond World Festival
7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond, British Columbia V6Y 1N9
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1
Headliner: VERBAL JINT
Popular Canadian rockers Tokyo Police Club and Korean hip hop star Verbal Jint will headline the expanded Richmond World Festival on Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 2 in Minoru Park.
“In just two years, the Richmond World Festival has become a can’t miss date on the summer calendar, winning both national and international event industry honours,” said Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “We’re delighted to be expanding the festival to two days this year. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy the many sounds, tastes and colours of our diverse community and nation as we continue our celebrations of Canada’s 150th anniversary.”
A free celebration of music, food and culture, the Richmond World Festival is presented by Coast Capital Savings. The festival will feature over 75 music and dance performances on nine stages. Other highlights include the FEASTival of Flavour with more than 50 food trucks; the Global Village with interactive cultural activities and performances; the Bamboo Theatre and Digital Carnival, both offering diverse and innovate performances; Kids World children’s activity area; the Artisan Marketplace with over 50 exhibitors; and Imagination World at the Richmond Public Library.