DIY Vertical Gardening participants smiling at camera.
DIY Vertical Gardening participants. Photo credit: Rebecca Heyl

Thank you for making the Burnaby Festival of Learning so powerful.

Whether you were deep in the details of producing an event or you came out to enjoy one (or you just read our emails), you have been the heart of this – thank you. We’re so grateful to be a part of this community.

We are already looking forward to next year.
~ Festival Team

Community Stories

Featured here are just a few of the incredible community members contributing to the vibrancy of the City of Burnaby.

Get to know We Are Burnaby

By Janet Yan At September 28, 2022

Submitted by: Ariel Dela Cruz & Shantelle Medel About We Are Burnaby: We Are Burnaby is an online community gallery that features […]

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Sustainability Starts with Optimizing Our Community

By Janet Yan At May 4, 2022

By: Milad Ebadi Retrofitting his working environment to make it more energy-efficient and sustainable was an easy decision for Milad, who has […]

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An Urban Understory

By Janet Yan At April 29, 2022

By: Naomi Steinberg Beneath walkways, roadways, bike lanes and train tracks lie networks underground that contribute to the thriving life of the […]

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Art After Dark: Art With No Boundaries

By Janet Yan At April 26, 2022

By: Grant Withers (experimental photographic artist) & Yunuen Perez Vertti (documentary filmmaker) For generations, art has been viewed on the walls of […]

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BFOL Theme: Economic Sustainability, Environmental Sustainability, SocialSustainability

What’s it all about?

The Burnaby Festival of Learning opens the doors to explore current events and knowledge frontiers through the innovative programming of local non-profits, small businesses, independent artists, libraries, researchers, thought-leaders, students, and more. We create the platform for fun-filled experiences and exciting initiatives – you simply bring your curiosity.

Burnaby Festival of Learning 2022 investigates how personal and professional relationships, economic participation, and environmental awareness can all meaningfully promote and support life on our interconnected planet. Check out the full lineup of events in this year’s program guide, and browse our 2022 Festival Recap page.

Download 2022 program guide

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