Moon Festival 2020 Events

Moon Festival Opening Ceremony

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 Music in the Dye Garden

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...

Harvest Gathering

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...

Resurfacing History: Local Harvest Traditions

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...

Jar Lantern Workshop

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...

Lost Stream Lantern Walk

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...

Equinox Labyrinth 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...

Constellation Choreography

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...

Streamside Lantern Installation

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...

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Rivers Day Talk

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 artist, writer, and storyteller, and Rosemary Georgeson, a Sahtu Dene and Coast Salish writer, storyteller, filmmaker and artist.

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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.

You may register for up to 5 people in your social bubble. However, 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.


Renfrew Community Park

2750 East 29th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5R 1V5

COVID-19 Safety

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.

If you have any questions about this event or this year’s Moon Festival, please refer to our FAQ page. If you have further questions, please contact us at