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Join us on Saturday, September 22, for CapFest, our biggest 50th anniversary celebration!

Event details:

Location: Capilano University - Main Campus


We have a full day of activities planned with entertainment, a family friendly play area, film screenings, an Indigenous festival, performances and interactive workshops. Take a tour of the campus, check out our history gallery, learn about our future campus plans and enjoy a variety of food and beverages. Highlights include:


With five stages scattered across campus, CapFest features an impressive line-up of music from more than a dozen bands and DJs. Come enjoy the music of Five Alarm Funk, Keith Bennett, the Phonix and Company B – to name a few. Visit the 60s themed street party behind the Bosa building and tour the studios or screen films.

Food and Beverage

What's a festival without donuts and other fun food? CapFest will feature a wide variety of food trucks including Mr. Bannock, Melt City and Vij’s. Additionally, there will be a family friendly licensed area, sponsored by Deep Cover Brewery, Two Lions pub and Three Sisters Vinyards.

Family Fun

Families will have plenty to do at CapFest, including an Indigenous Festival featuring performances and workshops (cedar bracelets and mini drum making), a living interactive art piece and "forest fun" hosted by the Early Childhood Education department.

Education Fair

Visit the Sportsplex and enjoy a wide range of activities and artifacts, from a virtual reality cabin and mock city hall, to an escape room and a series of hands-on demonstrations.

CapFest will be held at our North Vancouver campus. Admission is free and open to everyone. Whether you are a student, alumni, donor, business, neighbor, employee or community member, we hope you will celebrate with us. The event will be held from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

See you at CapFest!

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