The application process is free and open to all performance artists/groups.
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We accept performance submissions throughout the year. Final artist selection is typically made three months prior to the event date.
An Event Planning Committee meets to review all artist and performer applications. We are looking for performers that will entertain the community and celebrate the spirit and cultural diversity of Coquitlam. Our goal is to present a variety of musical talents, singers/songwriters, artists and cultural performance groups. We want to offer something for every entertainment lover and create a dynamic line-up for a versatile arts and culture experience.
Selection criteria for performers includes:
Due to the high volume of interest received, we have streamlined the submission process using the online form. We only follow-up with shortlisted applicants; however, all applications and information received will be kept on file for future review and consideration.
Artists and performers wishing to sell merchandise at an event must submit a written request (email) to their event contact at least 30 days prior to the event. City of Coquitlam staff will work with each artist and performer to discuss the different merchandise options available for each event. Artists and Performers will retain 100% of all merchandise sales, but, may be charged a $15 event Business License fee.