Youth Week May 1-7

Youth Week May 1-7

Celebrate Youth Week in Richmond with more than 10 activities and events

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Join us for a fun filled week of activities throughout Richmond as we celebrate Youth Week from Monday, May 1 to Sunday, May 7. 

All youth are invited to bring a friend or come solo to meet new friends at the many events in the community to explore what Richmond has to offer. 

“Richmond youth contribute to the city’s vibrancy and sense of community through their enthusiasm and resiliency,” says Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “Youth Week is an ideal time to collaborate with community partners to offer fun activities throughout the week to show our appreciation of youth and to acknowledge their important role in Richmond.”

Highlights of Youth Week in Richmond include:

  • Scavenger Hunt: May 1 to 7 
    Become familiar with and discover areas and services in your community by completing a self-guided scavenger hunt.
  • T-Shirt Design Contest: May 1 to 7 
    Create a t-shirt design that demonstrates “Connecting Youth & Building Community!” Digitize your image and submit your design to for a chance to have your t-shirt printed.
  • Movie Night: Tuesday, May 2 (8:00 to 9:30 p.m.)
    Join us for a screening of the movie The Lorax at Steveston Community Centre. Popcorn and fun games will be available. 
  • Baking Treats and Sweets: Wednesday, May 3 (4:30 to 6:30 p.m.)
    Make, bake and most importantly eat handmade treats. All ingredients supplied.
  • U-ROC (Richmond Outstanding Community) Youth Awards: Thursday, May 4
    Celebrate the achievements and dedication of youth and caring adults within the Richmond community. This event is by invitation only. Visit after Thursday, May 4 for a list of this year’s award recipients. 

For a full list of activities, visit or the @CityofRichmondYouth Instagram account.

BC Youth Week is an annual celebration held on the first week of May which is intended to highlight the strong connections between youth and their communities. Youth Week events profile the diverse youth that make up the province, while highlighting their interests through fun activities in their community.