Biggest Metro Vancouver festivals and cultural events in 2014

Ranked by attendance at most recent event

Published on May 20, 2014. Sources: Interviews with representatives from the events below and BIV research. Other events may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '14FootnotesEventVenue(s)Date of most recent eventNext event dateAttendance at previous eventAttendance at recent event
1 The Fair at the PNE
PNE Fairgrounds Aug 17–Sept 2, 2013 Aug 16–Sept 1, 2014 763,689 712,049
2 Vancouver Pride Parade and Festival
Downtown Vancouver Aug 4, 2013 Aug 3, 2014 640,000 650,000
3 TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Various indoor and outdoor venues in Vancouver June 21–July 1, 2013 June 20–July 1, 2014 560,000 565,900
4 Honda Celebration of Light
English Bay July 27, July 31 and Aug 3, 2013 July 26, July 30 and Aug 2, 2014 300,000 300,000
5 Canada Day at Canada Place
Canada Place July 1, 2013 July 1, 2014 250,000 250,000

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