Event Hosting

This Sport, Arts and Culture Event Hosting site provides resources to help communities and event organizers showcase B.C. and its rich and diverse mix of sport, arts and culture through events.

Every year, visitors from all over the world travel to British Columbia to experience spectacular sport, arts and cultural events. B.C. has a coveted and unique advantage in hosting a wide range of events, featuring just the right mix of world-class facilities, top-notch technical know-how and enthusiastic community spirit. This website is designed to build on B.C.’s solid foundation of facilities, skills and reputation to maximize the capacity of our communities to host events of all sizes and to reap the many benefits created by these events. 

Event Funding

The Government of British Columbia supports sport, arts and culture events through various programs.

Explore B.C.'s Advantage

British Columbia's breathtaking beauty, rich cultural diversity and amazing sport, arts and culture attractions are some of the assets communities and organizations have to help attract events and visitors. Here's how to explore B.C.'s advantage and have visitors come for the event – and stay for the experience!

Hosting Toolkit

Welcome to B.C. Government's Hosting Toolkit. Here you will find resources to guide you and your team through various stages of event management from preparing your bid package to tracking its economic impact.