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

Richmond cherishes the old, welcomes the new

City laying on special luncheon for long-time residents, while non-profit opens it arms with job fair for new immigrants If you’ve been a Richmondite for at least 50 years, the City of Richmond has a very special invitation waiting just for you. Long-time residents are being invited by the city to register for the “Pioneer … 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

Richmond News Photos: Children’s Arts Festival

  Kids of all ages celebrated the B.C. Family Day holiday at the Richmond Children’s Arts Festival in and around the Richmond Cultural Centre on Monday with a variety of events, including a huge cupcake flag to mark the city’s first, official party to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary. There were also plenty of activities and … 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 hearts glowing with Canada 150 pride

Richmond hearts will be glowing all-year long as the City has unveiled plans for more than 60 events to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. From tall ship visits to floral spectacles to major festivals, Richmond will be showing its Canadian pride in ways that celebrate our nation’s history, culture, diversity and uniqueness. Mayor Malcolm … 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