Richmond Canada 150 launches High School Concert Series

Rock and Roll High School has come to Richmond this month as part of the City’s Canada 150 celebrations. The Richmond Canada 150 High School Concert Series is visiting five local secondary schools and includes headline performances by popular Vancouver rock band, Good for Grapes. The series is produced in partnership with School District #38 … Continued

Win a trip to Japan at Ships to Shore King of the Sea

One very big boat. Free live music by top Canadian performers. Saturday night fireworks. Carnival rides, food trucks and the Kids Cove. Plus, a chance to win a trip for two to Japan. It’s all part of the free family fun at Ships to Shore King of the Sea this Friday through Sunday at Richmond’s … Continued

Boarding passes now available for Japan’s spectacular “King of the Sea”

Richmond, BC – Japan’s “King of the Sea” tall ship is sailing across the Pacific for a rare North American visit as part of Richmond’s Canada 150 celebrations. Free boarding passes are now available and are the best way to get on board the majestic four-masted, 363-foot Kaiwo Maru, one of the world’s largest tall … Continued

Japan’s spectacular King of the Sea en route to Richmond

Richmond, BC – Japan’s King of the Sea, one of the world’s largest tall ships is now en route to Richmond for a rare North American visit as part of the City’s Canada 150 celebrations. Ships to Shore King of the Sea will be a free, multi-day festival of ship boarding and viewing, music, food, … Continued

Richmond welcomes spring at new Spirit of Cherry Blossom Festival

After an unusually long and chilly winter, the Spirit of Cherry Blossom Festival will welcome the first signs of spring to the city. The event will introduce the Japanese tradition of enjoying the transient beauty of cherry blossoms to Richmond. The celebration will take place in Garry Point Park, which is home to 255 Akebono … Continued

Long time Richmond residents invited to register for Pioneer Luncheon

  Richmond, BC – Have you lived in Richmond for 50 years or more? Registration is now open for the Pioneer Luncheon, a signature event taking place this May, that is part of the City’s Richmond Canada 150 program. “The Richmond Canada 150 program will leave lasting legacies that foster both national and civic pride … Continued

Give back to the community with Children’s Arts Festival

The 2017 Children’s Arts Festival provides two opportunities to support the Richmond Food Bank Society on Family Day, Monday, February 13. Come for the art, stay for the fun and make a positive impact on the community: • Bring non-perishable food items to fill up the Cowell Auto Group vehicle in the festival’s Sonic Garden; … Continued

Richmond unveils Canada 150 street banner collection

The City of Richmond’s 2017 street banner collection was unveiled at the Monday, January 23 City Council meeting. This year, 11 winning banners were selected from just under 300 entries reflecting Richmond’s Canada 150 tagline: One nation, hundreds of cultures, thousands of communities, millions of people and limitless stories. Inspiring Richmond to welcome our future. … Continued