• Panorama of the VSO tent and concert goers at the Symphony in the Park
  • Bicyclists negotiate a fast turn during the Giro di Burnaby

Events & Experiences

Food Burnaby proudly participates in a number of events and festivals throughout the year. Stop by our white or bright green food trucks for a beer and try one of our signature, specially-prepared gourmet burgers and other delicious fare.    

Food Trucks & Beer Gardens

You’ll find Food Burnaby’s food trucks - and other popular local food vendors - at various events around Burnaby, including the Rhododendron Festival, Giro di Burnaby, the Blues + Roots Festival and more.

Registrants at the Burnaby Mountain Golf Festival

Burnaby Mountain Golf Festival

April 22 at Burnaby Mountain Golf Course. This daylong festival includes free demonstrations, golf clinics, contests and more - including hot dogs and beverages courtesy of Food Burnaby. Free event.

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Children enjoying the Riverway Golf Festival

Riverway Golf Festival

May 6 at Riverway Golf Course. This daylong festival includes free demonstrations, golf clinics, contests and more - including hot dogs and beverages courtesy of Food Burnaby. Free event.

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Rhododendrons growing on the lawns of the Shadbolt center

Rhododendron Festival

May 7 at Deer Lake Park. This annual event in the heart of Burnaby includes entertainment, mini-workshops, nature tours, a silent auction and more – and serves up burgers, hot dogs and other tasty fare. Free admission.

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Victoria Day Tiddley Cove Morris Dancers at the Burnaby Village Museum

Victoria Day Festival

May 22 at Burnaby Village Museum. Celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday in 1920s-style with a stroll and a bite at the Ice Cream Parlour or one of the food trucks on site. Free admission.

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Eurofest Flag Parade

European Festival

May 27-28 at Swangard Stadium. Experience the best of Europe, and swing by the Food Burnaby truck for a savoury bite and refreshing drink - serving up Sleeman Original Draught for $5.50, Radeberger Pilsner for $7.00 and tall cans of DAB Original and Faxe beer for $7.50, as well as glasses of red and white wine for $7.50 each. Valid picture ID required for alcohol purchase.

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Canada Day Parade at the Burnaby Village Museum

Canada Day 150 at Burnaby Village Museum

Celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial with a trip back in time to the roaring 1920s with some old-fashioned activities and great culinary options at the Ice Cream Parlour and special food trucks. Free admission.

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Bagpiper parade at the Canada Day Celebrations at Edmonds Plaza

Canada Day 150 at Edmonds Plaza

Party it up at this family-friendly Canada Day celebration with some arts and crafts, entertainment, music and, of course, some tasty fare from one of the colourful food trucks. Free admission.

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Fireworks over the Canada Day Concert at Swangard stadium

Canada Day 150 at Swangard Stadium

This rockin’ event will have you on your feet and partying through the afternoon and into the evening. Stop by one of the many food trucks for some tasty fare and cool refreshments, including Red Truck Beer, as well as cider and wine, for $6.  Valid picture ID required for alcohol purchase. Free admission. 

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Symphony in the park

Symphony in the Park

July 9 at Deer Lake Park. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) at this free event in the peak of summer. Come early, bring a blanket and enjoy the array of food trucks offering up everything from gourmet burgers and locally made ice cream to creative wraps and more. Free admission.

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Bicyclists ready to go at the starting line

Giro di Burnaby

July 13 in the Heights neighbourhood (along Hastings and surrounding streets). Be part of this popular annual cycling event through Burnaby, and grab a bite at one of the food trucks or relax over a cool drink, a refreshing cider or a tall can of Steamworks for $7.50. Valid picture ID required for alcohol purchase. Free event.

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Swangard Stadium

Fiji Fest

July 15 at Swangard Stadium. Come and celebrate the day the Fijian way at this family-friendly event with a variety of entertainment that includes local dancers, singers, a fashion show… and an array of tempting culinary options. Featured beer includes Sleeman Original for $6.50 per can. Valid picture ID required for alcohol purchase.  Free event.

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Concert lawn at the Deer Lake Park

Jack Johnson Concert

July 23 at Deer Lake Park. Jack Johnson brings his chart-topping catalog on the road for a North American summer tour, including Deer Lake Park. Along with some incredible music, this event boasts an array of delicious culinary options such as gourmet burgers, ice cream, refreshing beverages and more - plus featured wine, beer and cider for $8.50, including Sleeman Original and Big Rock Cider. Valid picture ID required for alcohol purchase.

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Crowds watching performers during the Blues + Roots Festival at the Deer Lake lawn

Blues + Roots Festival

August 12 at Deer Lake Park. This daylong music festival boasts nine acts on two stages and features headliner Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, along with Matt Andersen, Sue Foley and other world-class musicians. This popular summer event also presents an array of gourmet food trucks and featured wine, cider and beer - including Steamworks and Big Rock Cider for $8.50. Valid picture ID required for alcohol purchase.

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Lights at the Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas

Heritage Christmas at the Burnaby Village Museum

Dates to be confirmed. Travel back in time for some old-fashioned fun and spectacular light displays at the 1920s Burnaby Village Museum. This festive village is home to colourful wreaths, cedar swags, beautiful displays and more. Pop into the quaint Ice Cream Parlour for a bite to eat, or visit one of the tempting food trucks.  Free admission.

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