Travelling & Hotels

The Artists for Conservation Festival is held at Grouse Mountain Resort, which is situated in North Vancouver, BC and can be reached via driving or public transit.

The festival takes place in the rustic yet elegant Peak Chalet a top Grouse Mountain. To access the festival, take an unforgettable 1 mile journey to the top of the mountain on North America's largest aerial tramway system. AFC Festival is complimentary with your Grouse Mountain admission. Purchase your discounted Festival admissions through the Grouse Mountain website.  

Discounted Festival Admissions

Most festival activities are complimentary with the Grouse Mountain admissions ticket. Purchase your advance discounted admission tickets online. 

  • Adult: $33.95 (1 day pass)
  • Adult: $46.95 (3-day pass)
  • Senior: $30.95 
  • Youth: $21.95 
  • Child: $13.95
  • Family Pass: $82.95 (2 adults/2 child or youth)

Important note: Advance tickets are required for a discount and must be purchased online. The discount prices will not be available at Grouse Mountain.

*Additional costs apply for some special events and workshops. Advance tickets are required for special events.

Grouse Mountain is located at:

6400 Nancy Greene Way
North Vancouver, BC V7R 4K9
Phone: (604) 980-9311

Free Mountain Shuttle from Downtown

Take a free shuttle from downtown Vancouver with the purchase of a General Admission ticket throughout the summer. Pickup/drop-off points are Canada Place, the Hyatt Regency and the Blue Horizon Hotel. Check with the hotel.

Public Transit

The public transit system offers regular service to and from the base of Grouse Mountain every half hour. Catch Bus 232 - Phibbs Exchange or Bus 236 - Lonsdale Quay. For more details, visit the TransLink website.

Driving Directions

Follow Georgia Street through Stanley Park and across the Lion's Gate Bridge. Take the North Vancouver exit to Marine Drive, then left up Capilano Road for 5 km (3.1 miles).

OR, from the Ironworkers' Memorial Second Narrows Bridge, follow Highway #1 westbound to Capilano Road Exit North.

Visiting from the USA

Bring the experience home, America. Americans returning home via land and sea from any international destination need to show a passport or other secure travel document.


We're proud to have Lonsdale Quay Hotel as our official hotel partner once again this year. The hotel is hosting many of our artists and we invite all to consider staying at LQH. The Hotel is located on the waterfront of North Vancouver, overlooking the harbor and Pacific Ocean. It's only about 10 minutes from Grouse Mountain and very convenient to public transport from the airport and downtown Vancouver.

Call: 1-800-836-6111 and ask about a special AFC Festival promotion. Book early as September is still high season!



Festival Highlights

Grouse Mountain is located at:

6400 Nancy Greene Way
North Vancouver, BC V7R 4K9
Phone: (604) 980-9311

Most festival activities complimentary with Grouse Mountain admissions ticket. 

  • Adult: $33.95 (1 day pass)
  • Adult: $46.95 (3-day pass)
  • Senior: $30.95 
  • Youth: $21.95 
  • Child: $13.95
  • Family: $82.95 (2 adults/2 child or youth)

Discounted passes available for online purchase only. . Discount passes not available at Grouse Mountain.

  • Button Making
  • Mural
  • Artist Demos
  • Wildlife Encounters
  • Films
  • Nature Walk

  • Art Exhibit
  • Live Art Demos
  • Live Music
  • VIP Reception
  • Films
  • Presentations

  • Fill the register form

  • Sponsor
  • Buy Art
  • Silent Auction
  • Buy a Book



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About Us

Artists for Conservation is a Canada-based international non-profit, with a mission is to support wildlife and habitat conservation and environmental education through art that celebrates nature. 

Through international art exhibits, collaborative art-science expeditions, festivals, awards and online initiatives, AFC informs and inspires the public to conserve our natural heritage. Among its membership, AFC serves to foster artistic excellence and empower passionate artists as effective ambassadors for the environment. 





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