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, June 1, 2014, 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, yoga, sword-fighting demonstrations, contests, prizes and more. 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, June 1, 2014, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

WHY:           Neighbours celebrating with neighbours

WHO:          Musical guests include singer-songwriters Christine Magee and Bodhi Jones; folk/rock musicians Patrick Spencer and Wes Regan; musical theatre from Project Limelight, the Portage Freedom Fighters; and Aboriginal ensemble M’Girl. Hosted by CBC’s Lien Yeung.

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 107 years.

 

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Media contact:

Carla Shore

P: 604-329-0975

media@centralcityfoundation.ca