45th Annual Powell Street Festival

Celebrating Japanese Canadian art and culture to connect communities

This year’s Powell Street Festival takes place Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31 in Oppenheimer Park and surrounding neighbourhood! 

Powell Street Festival is one of the largest and the longest-running community arts festivals in Canada,  located in Vancouver’s historic Japanese Canadian neighbourhood, Paueru Gai – today known as the Downtown Eastside. Celebrate with a weekend of exciting programming, musical and theatrical performances, a bustling marketplace, and your favourite festival foods.

The Powell Street Festival Society also offers year-round programs, and collaborates with local organizations, artists, and communities.

Upcoming Society Events

Powell Street Festival

Ongoing Society Programs

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