Tue. Sep 1st, 7:30 - 8:30 pm @ Slocan Park Take part in the official opening of this year’s Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival! The opening ceremony will consist of live music, a natural dye display, origami folding, and a formal welcoming of the September full moon at...
Moon Festival 2020 Events
Wed. Sep 9th, 7 - 8 pm @ Colour Me Local Dye Garden Moon Music in the Colour Me Local Dye Garden is back this year, bringing you an evening of live music amidst a flourishing garden of native flowers and dye plants. Participants will have the opportunity to explore...
Sun. Sep 13th, 2:30 - 4:30 pm @ Slocan Park This talk will be led by local Indigenous facilitator, Leona Brown, who will speak about native plants that are important in Indigenous harvest traditions, what these plants are used for, and what respectful harvest protocol...
Mon. Sep 14th, 6 - 8 pm @ Slocan Community Hall Glass Jar Lanterns require only a jar, paper, and some wire, meaning you can learn with us and continue creating at home. These hugely popular lanterns are simple and fun to make, and look beautiful when lit in the...
Sun. Sep 20th | Released Online at a Later Date This year, there will be a mystery twilight lantern procession on September 20th, at an unannounced location to honour the lost streams that once flowed freely throughout the Renfrew-Collingwood neighbourhood. The walk...
Tue. Sep 22nd, 6:30 - 7:30 pm @ Renfrew Ravine Labyrinth Join us in welcoming the Autumn season at the Renfrew Ravine Labyrinth. This event will feature live music, a small ceremony, and the opportunity to walk the Labyrinth, reflect on the previous season, and set...
Thu. Oct 1st, 7 pm | Online Note: Due to heavy weather in the forecast, the Constellation Choreography has been rescheduled to Thursday, October 1st (original date September 25th). One of this year’s adapted virtual activities, the Constellation Choreography will be a...
Sat. Oct 3rd, 7:30 pm | Online Note: Due to heavy weather in the forecast, the Streamside Lantern Installation has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 3rd (original date September 26th). The Streamside Lantern Installation is the magical heart of our annual Moon...
Sun. Sep 27th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm @ Renfrew Park Streamside Join us for an afternoon of oral history as two Indigenous artists share stories of water and the importance of healthy rivers and streams for salmon and people. Joining will be Cease Wyss, an interdisciplinary...
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Sat. Sep 12th, 1 – 4 pm @ Colour Me Local Dye Garden
Join us for an afternoon of gathering and harvesting local plant species, where you can learn just some of a myriad of techniques for using these plants. At the Harvest Gathering, we will have three facilitators offering 45 minutes of instruction on seed saving, weaving with ivy, and making healing salves with local plants.
Each of the three workshops will run for three sessions. You can sign up and rotate through all three workshops, or you can just sign up for the workshop that interests you at any of the listed times.
Rotation 1 | 1:00 – 1:45 pm
Rotation 2 | 2:00 – 2:45 pm
Rotation 3 | 3:00 – 3:45 pm
We will require attendees to pre-register for this event, as we have a limited capacity in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all guests.
Note: To select a time slot and workshop, please change the number in the dropdown menu to however many people you are registering for (up to 5 people in your social bubble). Please select only the times and workshops that you would like to attend.
As spots are quickly filling up, we ask you to be conscious of the limited event capacity and to register for only the number of spots that you need.
If you decide that you will no longer be attending the event, or if you do not require the number of spots you have reserved, please cancel or edit your reservation. Instructions on how to do this will be included in the confirmation email after you have registered.
Registration for Moon Music in the Dye Garden is now full. Please click here if you would like to join the waitlist for this event.
Colour Me Local Dye Garden
Renfrew Street @ East 24th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
(North-East side of Renfrew Ravine Park)
We are very fortunate to be able to host events during the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to ensure everyone’s safety at our events, we ask attendees to follow and respect these guidelines:
- Maintain a 2 metre distance from those outside of your social bubble at all times
- Wear a non-medical mask or face covering if you are able to
- Continue to follow the City of Vancouver’s guidelines around COVID-19:
- Remain at home if you are feeling sick, or if you or someone who you have been in contact with has experienced COVID-19 symptoms in the previous 2 weeks
- Remain at home if you have recently travelled outside of Canada
- Wash your hands before and after going outside
- Cover your cough or sneeze
- Hand sanitizer will be provided for use at all events with hands-on activities
Additionally, if you invite friends or family to the event, please make sure they are registered, as we have a limited number of spots available.