20th Annual European Festival this Saturday

Flag Holders for Germany 2014

What is the European Festival?

Date:  Saturday and Sunday May 27th and 28th, 2017
Time:  11 am Saturday to Midnight
Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm
Cost:  $8.00* Early Ticket for the entire weeken!; Children under the age of 12 are free.
$10 at the Gate
Location:  Swangard Stadium in Burnaby

Volunteers for “Team Germany” needed!

We need people to do a 3-hour volunteer shift, to cheer for Germany in the flag parade at 2 pm, to be there at 6:30 pm on Saturday, when the Alpenplattler perform on behalf of Germany and of course, to enjoy typisch Bratwurst and Beer.

For more information, or to sign up, please call Elke at 604 828 8788

Representatives from the German Canadian Business Association will be there.

If you have any last-minute German items you would like to see on the table, please let us know – maps, books, costumes, Christmas decorations and other typical German products


The link to the performances, starting on Saturday at 11 am can be found here:


The map of the Swangard Stadium can be found here:



From their website:

Needing a vacation? How about a European getaway, right here in your neighbourhood?

Bring friends and family and travel Europe for the weekend. Visit the 20th annual European Festival!

May 27 and 28, 2017, at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby. Don’t miss out on this exciting weekend of cultural and culinary delights and rich entertainment!

The European Festival highlights the best of European, culture and tradition – giving you a taste of that great “Old Continent” right in your own backyard!

Come savour it all, from German Pork Hock and Hungarian Lángos to Balkan Ćevapi and Turkish Kofte!

Admire authentic ethnic dress and get swept away by traditional dancing like the Portuguese Vira, the Spanish Flamenco and the Serbian Kolo.

Come and experience Europe, from east to west, as seen through the eyes of Europeans. On May 27th and 28th, EuroFest BC Society brings unity through diversity to the Lower Mainland with the colours, music and food of Europe!

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