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Big appetites are welcome at this free foodie festival in North Vancouver

Get ready to indulge! The Capilano Foodie Fest returns for its fourth and most delicious year yet – June 15 - 16 at 935 Marine Drive in North Vancouver
Capilano Mall’s Foodie Fest returns for its fourth year, offering a free-to-attend, kid-friendly outdoor event featuring food vendors, family-friendly activities and more. Photo via Capilano Mall

If you’re the type of person who starts thinking about lunch around 11 a.m, we have an event that might finally satiate that appetite of yours…

Returning for its fourth year is Capilano Mall’s Foodie Fest, a free-to-attend, kid-friendly outdoor event featuring  live music, face painting, balloon twister, glitter tattoos, science experiments and of course—food galore!

The event, which takes place June 15 and 16 from 11 a.m.  to 4 p.m., will transform Capilano Mall’s west parking lot (935 Marine Drive), into foodie heaven courtesy of 14 food vendors and a variety of family-friendly and food-based activities, including the festival’s signature event, the Flavour Lab.​

At The Flavour Lab, families can witness liquid nitrogen turning scrumptious toppings into frozen delights, perfect for sampling atop creamy ice cream. Photo via Capilano Mall

Perfect for kids of all ages, The Flavour Lab is where food quite literally meets science with a tasty twist. Be amazed as Bhavana Rao and her amazing team use liquid nitrogen to freeze a range of scrumptious toppings right before your eyes before serving them up to sample on scoops of creamy ice cream.

Who knew science tasted so good?

Speaking of flavour, this year’s food truck line-up offers an unbelievable array of cuisines to try including foods and fusions from all over the world. Festival highlights include:

This year’s Foodie Fest will also feature live music by Scott Crompton and Jada Leroux. Photo via Capilano Mall

And be sure to check out Foodie Fest’s Good Eats Market, which highlights artisanal treats from across B.C. The full vendor line-up for this year’s festivities includes:

Centrally located along the Marine Drive corridor and anchored by the only Walmart on the North Shore, Capilano Mall is easily accessible by car or transit and is just a 15-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. This year’s Foodie Fest is an awesome way to pop in, check some items off your to-do list, have your mind blown by some seriously delicious local food, and—enjoy live music?

Yes, this year’s Foodie Fest will also feature live music by Scott Crompton and Jada Leroux.

Seriously, visiting the mall has never been this fun, or quite frankly, filling. To learn more about this year’s Foodie Fest festivities, visit