Upcoming Event

2024 LunarFest

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with 2024 LunarFest!
 
LunarFest is a legacy event from the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad and has turned into an annual Lunar New Year Celebration in the Greater Vancouver Area. Always looking to Celebrate Like No Other, we continue to share the festive spirit of the Lunar New Year with those from all cultures and backgrounds.
 
2024 is the Year of the Dragon. Through arts and culture, we invite everyone to join us in building a community where everyone is Born to Be Free. We will have a variety of activities throughout February, including crafts workshops, artisan market, artist talks, storytelling, and more. Join our volunteer team and welcome the new year with us!

Volunteer Positions

LunarFest will have family-friendly activities on the weekends throughout February at Ocean Artworks, Granville Island. We will be inviting local communities and artists to hold workshops and participate in a mini-arts market. Event Volunteers will help us spread the new years cheer.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the workshop leader (preparing and handing out materials, helping participants through the process, clean up)
  • Introduce and share about LunarFest and The Lantern City
  • Crowd control for workshop/market space
  • Communicate with staff throughout shift
LunarFest will have community celebrations at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square (Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza). Event Volunteers will help at the LunarFest booths.
 
Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Set up / Take down booths
  • Assist staff at the booths
  • Introduce LunarFest programs and activities
  • Communicate with staff throughout shift

LunarFest invites families and friends to gather together for the new years’ cheer. Front of House volunteers will be the face of our festival, greeting attendees and ensuring their time with us is a good one.

LunarFest Concert will be at the Orpheum on Feb 13. 
LunarFest Films will be at VIFF Centre from Feb 16 – 18.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Greet attendees and welcome them to event
  • Share about LunarFest programming
  • Help with photobooth
  • Communicate with staff onsite
LunarFest’s School Outreach Program brings student onsite to experience a craft workshop and engage with storytelling. Event Volunteers will help us share the magic of the new year.
 
Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Assist the workshop leader (preparing and handing out materials, helping participants through the process, clean up)
  • Introduce and share about LunarFest and The Lantern City
  • Communicate with staff throughout shift
LunarFest is a great opportunity for photographers to show off their camera skills. Volunteer photographers will help to capture different perspectives of the festival, from the attendees, to volunteers, to staff, to exhibitions, workshops, and more.
*Applicants must provide a portfolio.*
 
Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Take photographs of the event
  • Communicate with staff onsite

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