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Sports and arts beach festival returns to Kitsilano this weekend

Get your sports shoes and sunscreen ready for a weekend at the beach!
The KitsFest 2023 takes place from Aug. 11 to 13 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Kitsilano Beach.

How does a weekend full of sports events at the beach sound?

The 15th annual KitsFest returns to Kitsilano Beach from Aug. 11 to 13 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The sports and art beach festival boasts a wide range of sports events while promoting active living in the community.

In addition to the sports events, the festival also offers a Kids Fun Zone for young children to explore art, music, dance, and sports.

There will also be a beer garden that will be open all weekend.

KitsFest Schedule

The tournament is led by former Canada's National Women's Basketball team captain, Misty Thomas.

Time: Friday-Sunday, 9 a.m. - sunset

There will be both recreational and elite volleyball tournaments throughout the weekend.

Time: Friday-Sunday, 9 a.m.- sunset

Time: Friday-Sunday, 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.

The tournament will be led by former NFL & CFL Football player Daved Benefield.

Time: Sunday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Register for a sunset yoga class led by Shayla Stonechild at Kitsilano Beach.

Time: Friday, 7:15-9 p.m.

Time: Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Watch 'The Art of Racing in the Rain' under the stars at the north end of Kitsilano Beach.

Time: Saturday, 8:45-10:30 p.m.