You can be sure there’s always something fun to do in Port Moody, whether it’s winter, spring, summer, or fall. Check out a free concert, gallery opening, or food festival. Release chum salmon into Noons Creek at the Fingerling Festival in May, see can-can dancers at the Golden Spike Days Festival in July, or cozy up to a roaring bonfire at the CP Holiday Train celebration in December.

Check out some of our key annual events below, or browse through our event calendar to find a full listing of public events and activities.

Group of people swimming in ocean 

Penguin Plunge

Are you ready to take the plunge? Come on down and jump into the chilly waters of Burrard Inlet. This event, hosted annually by the Pleasantside Community Association, is a New Year’s Day tradition in Port Moody.

Young boy planting garden 

Earth Week

Each year on April 22, people around the world celebrate Earth Day as a way to demonstrate their commitment to protecting our planet. In Port Moody, we plan a whole week of activities to strengthen our connection with nature and raise awareness of how our activities affect the Earth.

2020 Earth Day events have been cancelled due to COVID-19. 

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CANCELLED - Fingerling Festival

Due to recent measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 this event has been cancelled.

 Group of students around a piece of heavy machinery

CANCELLED - Public Works Day Open House

Due to recent measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 this event has been cancelled.

 Child laughing with man in red bird costume

CANCELLED - Port Moody Community Fair

Due to recent measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 this event has been cancelled.

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 CANCELLED Golden Spike Days

Due to recent measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 this event has been cancelled.

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 Canada Day - Virtual

Large public gatherings may have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic but Port Moody’s Canada Day celebrations are still a go online! Wear your red and white and explore our virtual version of Canada Day. Read more.

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Summer Sundays Concerts

Enjoy free outdoor concerts every Sunday, all summer long. Take a look at the full musical lineup and plan your afternoon of great entertainment.

 

 Crowd eating ribs at Rocky Point Park

CANCELLED - RibFest

Due to recent measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 the City-Wide Garage sale has been cancelled.

 Circus performer entertaining children

CANCELLED - Car-Free Day

Due to recent measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 this event has been cancelled.

 Children playing a game at a tent

 Ioco Ghost Town Day - Virtual

This family-friendly event hosted by the Port Moody Station Museum is a community favourite. Enjoy 20+ local vendors, live music, food trucks, trolley tours of the town site, a corn maze, and much more. 

Check out the Ioco Virtual Festival held September 27 - October 4, 2020.

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Culture Days - Online, Self-guided & In-person

This year's Culture Days is a month long of free, hands-on, interactive activities, where members of the public get a sneak peak behind the creative process of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, and designers. Come get cultural with us from September 25 - October 25, 2020!

Check out all of the Culture Days activities happening in Port Moody for 2020!

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Remembrance Day Ceremony
On November 11, the Port Moody Legion honours our veterans and their families on Remembrance Day. Over 500 Cadets, Scouts, Girl Guides and Brownies join the Colour Party, Veterans, Legion members and First Responders to participate in a parade that ends at the cenotaph for the official act of remembrance and two-minute silence, followed by the laying of the wreaths.

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 Holiday Cheer at the Pier

We flip the switch to light up the pier and gazebo at Rocky Point Park with thousands of twinkling lights. Have a cup of hot chocolate with your neighbours, sing along with carolers, and celebrate the holiday season!

Join us for Holiday Cheer at the Pier on December 5, 2020.

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 CP Holiday Train

Decked out in thousands of lights, the CP Holiday Train travels across Canada during the holiday season to raise food and cash donations for local food banks. Your generous donation stay right here in the Tri-Cities.

The date of this event is determined by the Canadian Pacific Railway towards the end of the year.