Experience Burnaby’s thriving arts and culture scene at the 2023 Stride Burnaby Arts Festival, hosted by North Burnaby Neighborhood House, from February 3-12. Immerse yourself in a variety of free, accessible and safe art programs for all ages. Explore local art and poetry on the Heights Art Walk, admire outdoor art installations, participate in workshops, and groove to live music. The festival culminates with Art After Dark at Confederation Park on February 12th and an extended Stride art exhibit at Shadbolt’s Centre Aisle Gallery until February 24th.
Will Stride 2023 entertain you? Inspire you? Ignite your curiosity? Absolutely! And more.
With a packed schedule of events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The Stride Art Walk, Stride Story Walk Poetry Zone, and STRIDE at the Shadbolt offer ongoing opportunities to experience local art and culture. For those who want to get hands-on, workshops like the Exquisite Corpse Drawing Workshop, Reconciliation Hearts, and Culture Chats Story Time provide the chance to create and learn. Music lovers can enjoy concerts like the Celtic Kitchen Party concert and the Skabala Duo concert. The Popup art installation and Art After Dark – In The Park offer even more ways to engage with the local arts scene. So whether you’re a seasoned art enthusiast or just looking for a fun and educational experience, the 2023 Stride Burnaby Arts Festival has something for everyone.
WHERE & WHEN IS IT?
This unique festival will take place in various locations throughout north Burnaby from February 3-12. To find out the specific times of each event, check the Stride Arts Festival website or read on below. Whether you are coming by car or public transport, accessing the festival locations is easy. Parking should be close by for those driving, and for those taking public transport, the TransLink website is a helpful resource to plan your visit and find the nearest bus or sky train stop to each event.