Venue Address (Get Directions)Vandusen Botanical Gardens
Date and Time
Saturday, July 6th, 2013 at 4:30pm
Vancouver, BC – The newest event to Vancouver’s summer festival lineup, EPIC: The
Sustainable Living Festival, promises to kick off the summer season with some of BC’s best
sustainable food and beverages, local live entertainment, and products and services. Now in its
7th year as Western Canada’s largest sustainable lifestyle showcase, EPIC is combining
environmentally friendly living with outdoor festivities from sunrise to sunset at an all-new venue,
the VanDusen Botanical Garden.
New to the EPIC lineup this year is the outdoor concert stage with non-stop live entertainment.
With performances by well-established BC entertainers Kuba Oms and the Paperboys, and
local up-and-comers including last year’s Peak Performance finalists Jordan Klassen,
Dominique Fricot, Steph MacPherson and many more, the outdoor concert stage will bring
rhythmic dance vibes, bohemian rock, jazz funk and relaxing melodies to this year’s hottest new
Also new to EPIC this year is Food Truck Alley, which will give guests the opportunity to
support local food trucks and taste some of Vancouver’s very best street cuisine. Plus, don’t
miss the Celebration of Food honouring BC’s amazing food culture and community. EPIC will
host several restaurants and caterers preparing gourmet-tasting plates, with dozens of
exhibitors offering sips and samples of delicious local and sustainable food and beverages.
EPIC will continue its six-year tradition of quenching the thirst of visitors with some of the best
beverages from amazing local breweries to celebrate international wineries. This year, EPIC is
introducing the Sip & Savour Garden which will play host to exhibitors offering local craft-made
beers, amazing wines from around the province and distilled spirits made right here at home.
At the centre of it all is the Sustainable Living Marketplace, where the EPIC concept truly
comes to life. Highlighting the link between the economy, the environment and the community,
hundreds of savvy businesses will offer high-quality products and services that are better for
your health and friendlier to the earth.