Arts and Culture

Art mural on Marine Drive with park benches

The City of White Rock has a vibrant and growing number of accomplished artists and crafts people, active cultural organizations and a diverse concentration of arts-related businesses. This makes White Rock a great place to live, work and play.

The City of White Rock is dedicated to working with community art organizations and artists to enhance and create spaces for arts and culture to thrive. As a result, there are numerous cultural festival, events, art exhibitions, musical and theatrical performances throughout the year.

Artists Walk - Artists displaying artwork at White Rock PromenadeArtists Walk

Stroll the Art Walk on the waterfront promenade and meet artists and view their work.

community groups - hands covered with paintArts and Culture Community Groups

A directory of local arts and culture community groups within the City.

busker - magician performing on sidewalkBusking Program

The City encourages buskers to animate the streets and provide opportunities for artists to showcase their talent.

Festival setting with stage and people on blankets and chairs in Memorial ParkCity Festivals & Events

The City of White Rock hosts three major special events and festivals annually.

woman participating in online art classOnline Activities & Events

While we stay physically apart during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important that we stay in touch. 

public art mural on side of buildingPublic Art

Discover Public Art within the City of White Rock.

street banners of sea shells and starfish on lamp post infront of treesStreet Banners

The current street banners feature designs by local artists with the theme “My City by the Sea”.

Events in White Rock

The calendar below lists City Hosted and City supported events, along with Community Organized Events within the City of White Rock. The City of White Rock hosts three major special events and festivals annually, including Canada Day by the Bay, Tour de White Rock and the White Rock Sea Festival & Semiahmoo Days. The City is pleased to be partnering with the community to present fun for all ages. 

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