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What Kinds of events can be posted?

We encourage postings for events taking place within the Metro Vancouver region under the following categories: dance performances; festivals; film and media arts shows; galleries and visual arts exhibits; arts and culture lectures and classes; literary arts events; museum and heritage preservation society exhibits and events; music performances and shows; special events; theatre and performing arts shows; free events; family events; and more.

How do I post my event?

Visit for instructions. Visit for step-by-step instructions.

Who is Metro Vancouver?

Metro Vancouver is a federation of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area and one Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services. Its core services are drinking water, wastewater treatment and solid waste management. Metro Vancouver also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks system and provides affordable housing. The regional district is governed by a Board of Directors of elected officials from each local authority.

How will the calendar help arts organizations?

MAXguide is designed to help arts and culture organizations connect to broader audiences and other cultural groups by providing free promotion for events throughout the Metro Vancouver region. The calendar provides residents and visitors a cohesive picture of the events in the region with a goal to expanding people’s awareness and participation in the region’s rich cultural community.

What other things is Metro Vancouver doing to help arts and culture?

Metro Vancouver provides grants to support regional cultural projects. For more information, visit  

Metro Vancouver also occasionally hosts Survivor 101 workshops. These are professional development workshops designed for grassroots community groups, arts and culture organization board members, executive directors, volunteers and artists. Visit for information and to sign-up for the Survivor 101 mailing list announcing future workshops.