Culture Days Returns

Culture Days Returns

70 free events and activities in Richmond from Sep 22 to Oct 15

Volunteers interacting with the public

Create, share and celebrate local arts and culture with more than 70 free events and activities offered during Richmond Culture Days from Friday, September 22 to Sunday, October 15.

A diverse range of artists, groups and arts organizations are part of this three-week celebration that will kick off with an opening weekend filled with interactive artist-led activities on Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24. The Richmond Cultural Centre (7700 Minoru Gate) will be the city’s official hub from 11:00am to 4:00pm on both days. Highlights include:

  • The launch of Richmond’s Writer-in-Residence program, featuring celebrated author Audrey Thomas
  • Classification Crisis exhibition and Mail Art drop-in workshop at the Richmond Art Gallery
  • Date Movie video installation by local artist Ron Reed at the Performance Hall
  • Richmond on the Rocks exhibition organized by Canadian Rock Paintings Association
  • Cinderella meet and greet hosted by Gateway Theatre
  • all-ages participatory activities and demonstrations offered by the Resident Art Groups of the Richmond Arts Centre, among many others

Registration may be required for some activities. For more information about individual events and activities, visit

Richmond is consistently recognized as being among Culture Days’ top 10 most engaged cities in the country. Culture Days provides the public barrier-free opportunities to participate in arts and cultural experiences, with the aim of inspiring continued future involvement in the cultural life of local communities. 

A complete list of events and activities taking place in Richmond and online is available at