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Media release / photo opportunity: 10th Annual Fair in the Square

Posted on May 16, 2016


VANCOUVER – Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Fair in the Square returns to downtown Vancouver for a neighbourhood celebration packed with live music, arts and crafts, a free BBQ lunch, and more. Join us in Victory Square Park at Hastings and Cambie on Sunday, May 29, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hosted by Central City Foundation in partnership with Vancouver Community College, this upbeat celebration will feature live music, dozens of community groups with information to share, thousands of burgers and cupcakes prepared by students from the Vancouver Community College culinary arts program, artists and artisans displaying and selling their wares, kids activities, contests, prizes and more. Take part in our photo contest to tell us How Are You a Neighbour with You’re a neighbour – come join us outside to meet your neighbours!


WHAT:        Fair in the Square, a celebration with free food, music, arts market and more

WHEN:        Sunday, May 29, 2015, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:      Victory Square Park, Hastings and Cambie in downtown Vancouver

WHY:          Neighbours celebrating with neighbours

WHO:         Performers include folk/rock musicians Coldwater Road, singer Christine Magee, musical theatre from Project Limelight, and Aboriginal ensemble M’Girl.


About Central City Foundation:

Central City Foundation has been bringing neighbours together to build hope in the inner city since 1907. By building housing and other capital projects, investing in social enterprises that create jobs and opportunities as well as funding hundreds of non-profit organizations, Central City Foundation has provided help and hope to our neighbours in the inner city community for 109 years.

About Vancouver Community College:

VCC celebrates 50 years of inspiring students to reach their career and educational goals, offering post-secondary training in 125 programs including bachelor’s degrees, diplomas, certificates and apprenticeships. With three campuses located on Broadway, Downtown and on Annacis Island, students can choose from hands-on instruction in culinary arts, business, design, health sciences, hospitality, transportation trades and music.



Media contacts:
Carla Shore                                                                          
Central City Foundation                                                          
P: 604-329-0975                                                                                                        


Danielle Libonati
Vancouver Community College
P: 604-871-7000, ext. 7531