Indian Summer Festival July 3-12

The Indian Summer Festival returns to Vancouver from July 3-12. Again this year they are featuring a culinary component featuring South Asia’s finest art and cuisine.

There are a few food related events and these include:


Opening Gala, with Vikram Vij:

A culinary tour of South Asian cuisine curated by Vikram Vij

Thursday, July 3 @ 7:30pm

WHERE Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden • 578 Carrall St, Vancouver

Celebrate the first day of Indian Summer with festival artists, patrons and special guests. Vancouver’s gastronomic guru Vikram Vij curates a culinary tour of South Asia featuring multiple food stations. Presenting culinary delights from India to China to Japan, all created by the city’s top restaurants (Blue Water Cafe, Bob Likes Thai Food, Bao Bei, Atithi, Cafe Kathmandu and Vij’s), paired with fine beverages including award-winning wines and signature cocktails.

CBC News Vancouver’s meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe will be broadcasting her segment live from the gardens that night.

Eat, sip and wander through the jewel that is the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, all the while mingling with Vancouver’s best and brightest. This is an enchanted evening not to be missed!

Get tickets here

Dinner by Starlight, with Vikram Vij and the Dabbawalas of Mumbai:

Dinner at a secret location, revealed to ticket holders only, prepared by Vikram Vij and special guests. 

WHEN Saturday, July 12 @ 7pm

WHERE Secret Location (revealed to ticket holders only)

Get tickets here

For the complete schedule of events and to buy tickets,  Indian Summer festival’s box office is now open at

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