Arts and Culture Road Trips

Your art and cultural journey on the Scenic7 is just beginning. We’ve put together a sampling of road trips that will have you exploring your backyard every week.

Free Summer Concerts

Free Summer Concerts In BC

Summer is the time for discovering new favourite bands at a homegrown summer concert series. This trip is designed for music lovers who love to explore by car every week. In addition to the music festivals that happen every summer, Scenic7 is known for its free summer concert series.

BYO-lawn chair and enjoy old favourites and new discoveries from around the Lower Mainland in Hope, Harrison Hot Springs, Coquitlam, and Maple Ridge every week this summer.

Attractions

  1. Concerts in the Park (Hope)
    • Dates: Fridays in July and August
    • Time: 6:30-8:30pm
    • Place: Memorial Park
  2. Bands on the Beach (Harrison Hot Springs)
    • Date: Labour Day Weekend
    • Time: Various times
    • Place: Harrison Beach Stage
  3. Music on the Wharf (Maple Ridge)
    • Date: July 10, 24 and August 14, 28
    • Time: 7:30 pm (except August 28 which is at 7pm)
    • Place: Port Haney Wharf
  4. Summer Concert Series (Coquitlam)
    • Dates: July 14, August 11, September 1
    • Time: 7-9pm
    • Place: Town Centre Park Plaza
  5. Bard on the Bandstand (Maple Ridge)
    • Date: July 20-22
    • 6:30-11:00 pm
    • Place: Memorial Peace park
  6. Envision Twilight Concert Series (Mission)
    • Date: June – August
    • 7:00 – 8:00 pm
    • Place: Fraser River Heritage Park

Art on the Seven

Artists who live along Scenic7 draw inspiration from the river and mountains that border the highway. Take a little piece of the Scenic7 communities home with you.

Our art galleries and museum gift shops are full of locally-inspired, locally-made goods. Whether you’re shopping for the holidays, bragging to friends about your weekend, or looking for that one perfect piece of art for the last empty wall in your living room, we’ve got you covered.

Attractions

  1. Mission Arts Council Rock Family Garden
  2. Woodside Art Gallery (Harrison Mills)
  3. Agassiz-Harrison Museum
  4. Ruby Creek Art Gallery
  5. The ACT Theatre and Art Gallery
  6. Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

Itinerary

Maple Ridge ACT to Mission Arts Council rock Family Garden: 25 minutes
Mission Arts Council Rock Family Garden to Woodside Art Gallery: 30 minutes
Woodside Art Gallery to Agassiz-Harrison Museum: 10 minutes
Agassiz-Harrison Museum to Ruby Creek Art Gallery: 10 minutes

Drive the scenic
highway seven

What is the Scenic7?

Also known as the Lougheed Highway, the Scenic 7 provides a link between Vancouver and Hope that is off the beaten path. From extreme adventures to simple, warm hospitality, there is something for everyone in Mighty Fraser Country.

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