Culture Days

Culture Days in Coquitlam 

BC Culture Days in Coquitlam was a captivating arts and culture experience at Town Centre Park on September 23. The free event featured local Indigenous artists, performers and businesses. 

Hosted by a multi-talented First Nation artist

Beyond his artistic talents of playing the flute and wood carving, Arnie Leon  is a captivating public speaker with a profound dedication to his community.

Vibrant performance and engaging workshop 

 Wild Moccasin Dancers 
An intertribal dance collective that expresses their gifts through songs, dances and storytelling.

 2 Métis Women Interactive Workshop
Presenting the ancient skill of finger weaving. Participants learned how to finger weave using the Métis technique but also the importance of intertwining traditional culture with modern day.

Local Businesses 

Hot and cold treats were available from Stephen's Coffee and Rocky Point Ice Cream.

Other Culture Days Events in the Tri-Cities

Check out other Culture Days events taking place in Coquitlam:

  • Coquitlam Public Library
    1. Juried Art Exhibition: October 5 – November 15
       Featuring works by local artists. Free.
    2. Indigenous Film Festival September 27 and 29
       Learn more about Indigenous culture, history and experiences. Free.
  • Evergreen Cultural Centre
    1. Family Days: September 23
      Join one of Evergreen's amazing art educators for a family-friendly tour of the current exhibition, RISE, and then head into the studio for a hands-on art activity. Registration is required. Free.
    2. Creative Kits Giveaway: October 13 – 15
      Inspired by the current exhibition, RISE, pick up a free, take-away Creative Kit filled with art materials and instructions to get creative at home. First come first served. One kit per family please. Free.
    3. RISE - Art Workshop for Youth: September 28 and 29
       Join artists and collaborators Sandeep Johal and Sara Khan for a two-session workshop for youth ages 13 – 18 years. Registration required. Materials and snacks provided. Free.

Culture Days

Culture Days takes place across Canada over three weeks every year in the fall. It is a network of events, presentations, activities, workshops, and more that showcase, share, and explore the culture of participating communities.

Through thousands of free events across the country, Culture Days promotes inclusivity, awareness, participation, and engagement in arts and culture for all.

For information or to search for events, visit