Around Town

Ukulele events happen all over the place in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Here are classes and jams we know about, including some out of town regular events. The Calendar of regular events is near the bottom of the page. For classes, see Classes (


Clubs and Jams near Vancouver, BC

Baritones – Vancouver, Kitsilano

BARITONE Players we want YOU! We have started a Baritone Ukulele Circle in Kitsilano. To learn more or be added to the mailing list, please contact [email protected] for more, impromptu (Flash) contact and more. Please include your name, phone number and availability. Last update/confirmed 2023dec08.

Beachcombers Ukulele Group Singers (BUGS) (Sunshine Coast)

The Beachcombers Ukulele Group Singers (BUGS) are based throughout the Sunshine Coast, BC. Started by Graham Walker sometime during 2012, this fun community sing and strum-along group offers weekly gatherings, either indoor or outdoor and can be booked for singalong performances. There is a $5.00 drop-in fee. For more info contact Mark Trevis at [email protected]. Find our calendar schedule here: You can also find us on the BUGS Facebook page at: (Confirmed December 8, 2023)

Beer Ukes – Vancouver, Kitsilano

Join us 7-9pm on the last Tuesday (note change of day) of each month at the Wolf & Hound Irish Pub and Restaurant at 3617 W Broadway (near Alma). Songs are selected by request from our songbook (available to purchase or borrow). There’s no admission fee, but please buy food/drink to support the venue; many people also come early for dinner. All levels and ages are welcome. For more information contact [email protected]. (Confirmed April 2, 2024)

Cloverdale Ukulele Circle

This is a social group of older adults who welcome beginners and more experienced players as well as those who just want to sing along. We meet in person Wednesdays 10am-noon at the Cloverdale Recreation Center, Surrey, BC. We have a leader and currently use some of the current ukulele songbooks. First timers are welcome to take part in a couple sessions before joining the Recreation Center. Annual Fee: $25. Songbooks are available from $10 – $20 each. For information contact Kelly at [email protected]. (Confirmed November 25, 2023)

Craig’s Ukes (Zoom)

Craig intends ukulele hardship with songs not for the faint of heart. He dares you. It’s free. 7-8:30pm on the first Tuesday of the month. Songsheets onscreen and sometimes emailed. Join the Vanukes mailing list to get the link. (Confirmed November 25, 2023)

Cutie Circle (Coquitlam Ukulele Tiny Instrument Enthusiasts) (Zoom)

We are a bunch of fun-loving and friendly ukulele enthusiasts who currently meet on Zoom every other Friday evening (7 to 9pm) for open mic and monthly on Sunday (1 to 3pm) for a led jam with five Performance Time slots. To sign up for the mailing list with upcoming events, visit . All levels of proficiency are welcome. Everyone who joins the Cutie Circle automatically becomes a Cutie! We look forward to jamming with you! (Confirmed January 3, 2024)

Delta Ukulele Circle

The Delta Ukulele Circle (formerly White Rock Ukulele Circle) meets at the North Delta Centre for the Arts, 11425 84th Avenue in Delta on the first Saturday of every month from 2:30-5:00. Doors open at 2:00. Admission is $5.00 We can be contacted through email at [email protected] and can be found on our website (Confirmed November 25, 2023)

Diamond Music Makers – Seniors Ukulele and More (Surrey)

The Diamond Music Makers meet in person at Guildford Recreation Center in Surrey, Mondays at 2 pm. We welcome ukulele players, singers and other instrumentalists to come and participate in a fun musical experience! Players and singers of all levels are welcome. We have a leader and music will be provided or we may choose to use one of the many songbooks available. At this time we have ukulele and guitar players, and a flute player. First timers are welcome to take part in a couple sessions before joining the Recreation Center. Annual Fee: $25 per year. Additional fee of $20 per half year. For information contact Kelly at [email protected]. (Confirmed November 25, 2023)

Heritage Ukulele Club – New Westminster

Heritage Uke Club meet every Monday 6-8pm in the upstairs Lounge at Royal City Curling Club 75 East 6th Ave in New Westminster (summertime hours: Tues 7-9pm). There’s free parking and pool, a bistro and cheap beer. The group began in 2011 at the Heritage Grill and is led by Gordon Smithers. Everyone is welcome. We have loaner books. Cost is $5 donation. Sign up for our mailing list at [email protected] or visit us at (Confirmed December 8, 2023)

Hero’s Sing & Strum 50+ (Vancouver)

We meet from 1:00-3:00 PM on the last Friday of each month at Hero’s Welcome, 3917 Main Street (at E 23rd Ave). Voluntary $5 donation to the pub in support of their charities: The Burn Unit & Wounded Warriors. Anyone can lead a song or perform (5 spots available) up at the mic in front of the room. Loaner songbooks are available. Please email Jane at [email protected]. (Confirmed November 25, 2023)

Kogawa House Ukulele Players – Vancouver, Marpole

Grab your uke and join our strum circle at Historic Joy Kogawa House (1450 W 64th Ave, Vancouver). We meet each month on a Sunday afternoon. Most meetings are held outside, usually under a canopy for protection from the sun/rain. If it’s chilly, we’ll be sitting around the campfire. There’s no charge and all levels are welcome. Sheet music will be provided. Bring your uke, tuner and a music stand (if you have one). Free on-street parking available. Optional: bring a snack to share. The date/time of each months’ meeting is posted on the google calendar (see below) and announced via the Vanukes mailing list. Contact Alexis (lexcomail-uke[at] for more information. (Confirmed December 8, 2023)

TriCity Strummers (Port Moody)

Would you like to strum and sing a variety of folk, pop, jazz, country, & other songs with like-minded players? Come and join the TriCity Strummers at our gatherings. All who are 18+ years old are welcome! Held Wednesdays, 2 pm to 3:45 pm at the Kyle Centre, 125 Kyle Street, Port Moody. Drop-in fee $2.25 per session (free parking available). Pay thru: Port Moody Drop-in Adult and Senior Recreation. We email a digital songlist weekly for you to download. Bring your own ukulele, downloaded music, & music stand. Please note that we do not offer any instruction, but beginners are welcome to come and join us. For more info please contact Andrea at 604-786-4678 or [email protected]. (Confirmed January 30, 2024)

Ukulele Jam @ Kerrisdale Community Centre (Vancouver)

Join us in enjoying a fun and relaxed sing-along on the last Saturday of every month at the Kerrisdale Community Centre! The playlist for each jam will be selected and led by our song leader from our songbook – available for purchase, borrow or as a free pdf. Stands will be provided but feel free to bring one if you have it as the number is limited. The afternoon will consist of group singing, with a short break near the middle of the session. We welcome players of all skill levels from beginners to experts. For more information contact our leader at [email protected] or the Kerrisdale Community Centre at [email protected]. (Confirmed November 25, 2023)

Ukulele Jam Circle 55+ (Vancouver)

This group meets from 1:30-3:00 PM on the second Friday of each month at the Britannia 55+ Centre at 1661 Napier St. Attendance is free, but please register with the Britannia Community Services Centre. Everyone in the circle can take a turn to lead a song or perform (5 spots available). Loaner songbooks are available. (Confirmed November 25, 2023)

Ukulele Sing & Play Alongs @ the Billy Bishop Legion (Vancouver)

Come out and strum (and sing!) along with us at the Kerrsidale/Billy Bishop Legion pub (1407 Laburnum Street, Vancouver) on the second Thursday of each month from 7-9pm. There is no admission fee and legion membership is not required, although new members are always welcome! If you are not a member, please sign in at the bar on your way in. Songs are selected from our songbook, which is available to buy or to borrow. A free pdf of the book can also be provided upon request. Hope to see you there! Players of all skill levels are welcome. For more information contact our leader at [email protected], or the Billy Bishop Legion at [email protected]. (Confirmed November 25, 2023)

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Out of town regular events

Clubs and Jams other places

The idea was to provide a list of uke clubs in places our members might be likely to visit, but this site already has an extensive list of clubs and players.
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