F&W Free Preview All You Coastal Living Cooking Light Food and Wine tab Health myRecipes Southern Living Sunset
My F&W
quick save (...)
411 Dunsmuir St.
Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada http://thefestival.bc.ca/
604-602-9798

Since its modest beginnings in 1978, this summer festival has grown to become one of Canada's biggest music events. Held in a public park at scenic Jericho Beach, the festival presents acts ranging from folk rock to alt-country, even jazz and global roots, on seven separate stages against a backdrop of the city skyline and snowy peaks. The weekend event typically draws 30,000 fans, who bring their own blankets for lawn seating. (Overnight camping is not permitted.) Local food vendors sell hotdogs, falafel, and other sustenance, while the beachfront Folk Bazaar has 160 craft booths. 

advertisement
The Dish
Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
How we use your email address
advertisement
Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

Run with chefs and wine experts in the Celebrity Chef 5K and dance all night at Gail Simmons’ Last Bite Dessert Party during the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 20-22.