$40 until Feb 7
$50 in advance
$60 at the door

Celebrate the season’s change with Powell Street Festival Society at our biennial fundraiser. Build your art collection with a curated array of local artists’ work on auction: Steve SmithGailan NganJayce SalloumDiyan AchjadiCindy MochizukiHide EbinaDerya AkayAfuwaTomoyo IhayaKatie SoNomi ChiCarmen Papalia, and Kathy Shimizu. Witness a sneak preview of Spatial Poetics XVII artists’ Fish and Hide Ebina’s new installation artwork.

Wine provided by  Stoneboat Vineyards and refreshments provided by Dosanko.

Bid on dozens of other items including:

  • A 2018 Festival Goers Package including an exclusive PARKING SPOT at the park, FOOD VOUCHERS for the festival, and a 2018 FESTIVAL T-SHIRT.
  • A trip to Whistler donated by Listel Hotel and Pacific Coachline.
  • Gift ceftificates for Queer Film Festival, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver Opera, Vancouver New Music, Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver Art Gallery, and more!
  • Items from Coconama Chocolates, Republica Coffee, Regional Assembly of Text, Geist Magazine, Blim, Anvil Press, Project Space, and much more!

Musical entertainment by Eiichi Ishikawa.

All proceeds will support the 42nd Annual Powell Street Festival and our year-round programming.

If you can’t make it, donate now on Canada Helps and recieve a charitable tax receipt!

This event takes place on the unceded territories of the sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) nations.

Access Info: Enter through the atrium at Woodwards via Hastings, Abbott, or Cordova Streets entrance. Venue is accessible on the east side of the atrium via stairs or elevators adjacent to the atrium. Patrons will be directed to the venue by volunteers. Venue has a wheelchair accessible gender neutral bathrooms and a ramp leading to the venue after you exit the elevator. For access concerns, please contact admin [@]

Volunteer Student Interpreters will be doing ASL Interpreting until 9:30 pm.

Thank you to Stoneboat and Artrageous for making generous contributions to this event, in addition to all artists and businesses who donated items.