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September in Vancouver

Vancouver’s 2021 September calendar features important dates and events including concerts, end of summer festivals and Labour Day holiday events.

 


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Vancouver’s September Events Calendar

See below for a list of what’s happening on the different days of the month.

Note: Schedules are subject to change. This is the case any year, but especially in 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, see official event websites for the most up-to-date details as circumstances may change.

 


Week of September 1st to 5th

Sept. 1-5 | Sept. 6-12 | Sept. 13-19 | Sept. 20-26 | Sept. 27-30


 

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

  • Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) – Vancouver’s annual summer fair. Today’s free concerts feature the Paperboys and Hitsville Band.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire in Chilliwack.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. There are also games you can play online. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Downtown Farmers Market – from 2:30 until 6 pm in the North Plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • FlyOver Canada – films show at the multi-dimensional theatre at Canada Place. One of them is Hawaii From Above.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

2021 Fort Langley Jazz Festival

 

Thursday, September 2, 2021

 

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

 

Friday, September 3, 2021

 

Labour Day Weekend Activities

 

Saturday, September 4, 2021

 

Sunday, September 5, 2021

 

2021 PNE Fair

 


Week of September 6th to 12th

Sept. 1-5 | Sept. 6-12 | Sept. 13-19 | Sept. 20-26 | Sept. 27-30


 

Monday, September 6, 2021

  • Labour Day – various activities celebrated all weekend long throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) – Vancouver’s annual summer fair. Today’s free concerts feature the March Hare Band and Soulstream.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire in Chilliwack.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.

 

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 8 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Lower Mainland Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Art Downtown Vancouver

 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

  • Federal Election Debate – Erin O’Toole, Justin Trudeau, Annamie Paul and Jagmeet Singh debate in French on TV.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Downtown Farmers Market – in the North Plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Lower Mainland Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Vancouver Fringe Festival

 

Thursday, September 9, 2021

 

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

 

Friday, September 10, 2021

  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town.
  • Playland – Vancouver’s amusement park at the PNE.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today there are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver tours.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Cates Deck Beer Garden – an outdoor beer garden with live music near Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver.
  • Shipyards Live – a beer garden with live music at Shipbuilders’ Square in North Vancouver.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • FVDED in the Park – a 2-day hip-hop, R&B, rap and electronic music festival. It’s normally at Holland Park in Surrey, but this year at various venues in Vancouver.
  • North Shore Artisan Market – in North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood (near Lonsdale Quay). Admission is free.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Lower Mainland Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.
  • Agassiz Speedway – car racing near Harrison Hot Springs.
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm in Surrey.

 

Playland in 2021

 

Saturday, September 11, 2021

 

TEDxWhistler Legacy 2021

 


TEDxWHISTLER 2021

TEDxWHISTLER takes place on September 12. It’s an online event featuring ten amazing and thought-provoking speakers. The theme is “Legacy”. Attendees will be “engaged, connected, and inspired to live a life that leaves a legacy they can be proud of.”


 

Sunday, September 12, 2021

 


Week of September 13th to 19th

Sept. 1-5 | Sept. 6-12 | Sept. 13-19 | Sept. 20-26 | Sept. 27-30


 

Monday, September 13, 2021

  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • FlyOver Canada – films show at the multi-dimensional theatre at Canada Place. One of them is Hawaii From Above.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Lower Mainland Beaches – beaches at Ambleside, Crescent Beach, White Rock, Stanley Park, Kitsilano, Belcarra Park and elsewhere are nice places to hang out at this time of year (even though it’s too cold to swim).
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Vancouver Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Free Events in September

 

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • FlyOver Canada – films show at the multi-dimensional theatre at Canada Place. One of them is Hawaii From Above.
  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 8 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Vancouver Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • FlyOver Canada – films show at the multi-dimensional theatre at Canada Place. One of them is Hawaii From Above.
  • Downtown Farmers Market – in the North Plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Vancouver Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Imagine Van Gogh

 

Thursday, September 16, 2021

 

Friday, September 17, 2021

 


2021 MONSTERCAT COMPOUND

Monstercat Compound is a free event featuring live concerts, video games and art displays. It takes place at 380 Railway Street in Vancouver between 2 and 9 pm.


 

Saturday, September 18, 2021

 

Sunday, September 19, 2021

 

Vancouver Mysteries Adventure Games

 


Week of September 20th to 26th

Sept. 1-5 | Sept. 6-12 | Sept. 13-19 | Sept. 20-26 | Sept. 27-30


 

Monday, September 20, 2021

  • Canadian Federal Election – don’t forget to vote!
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival – normally in June, this festival has numerous races as well as other entertainment centred mainly around False Creek.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • FlyOver Canada – films show at the multi-dimensional theatre at Canada Place. One of them is Hawaii From Above.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Lower Mainland Beaches – beaches at Ambleside, Crescent Beach, White Rock, Stanley Park, Kitsilano, Belcarra Park and elsewhere are nice places to hang out at this time of year (even though it’s too cold to swim).
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Vancouver Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 8 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival – normally in June, this festival has numerous races as well as other entertainment centred mainly around False Creek.
  • Mid-Autumn Moon Festival – a Chinese cultural festival at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden that includes poetry, lanterns, and tea and mooncake tastings among other activities.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • FlyOver Canada – films show at the multi-dimensional theatre at Canada Place. One of them is Hawaii From Above.
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Vancouver Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Mid-Autumn Moon Festival – a Chinese cultural festival at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden that includes poetry, lanterns, and tea and mooncake tastings among other activities.
  • Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival – normally in June, this festival has numerous races as well as other entertainment centred mainly around False Creek.
  • Downtown Farmers Market – in the North Plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • FlyOver Canada – films show at the multi-dimensional theatre at Canada Place. One of them is Hawaii From Above.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Vancouver Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Thursday, September 23, 2021

 

Friday, September 24, 2021

  • Vancouver International Flamenco Festival – today features a performance by Alma de España Flamenco at Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island.
  • Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival – normally in June, this festival has numerous races as well as other entertainment centred mainly around False Creek.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today there are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver tours.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games –outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • FlyOver Canada – films show at the multi-dimensional theatre at Canada Place. One of them is Hawaii From Above.
  • Mid-Autumn Moon Festival – a Chinese cultural festival at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden that includes poetry, lanterns, and tea and mooncake tastings among other activities.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Cates Deck Beer Garden – an outdoor beer garden with live music near Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver.
  • Fire Dragon Festival – a new event that celebrates Chinatown’s history with fun activities at different spots in the neighbourhood.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Black Tie Gala Fundraiser – the Lark Angels Foundation supports people with dementia. Their fundraising gala takes place today at the Vancouver Sheraton Hotel. Tickets cost $125.
  • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
  • Haunted Corn Maze – an ultra-scary Halloween attraction at Maan Farms. (TBC)

 

Shipyards Festival

 


SHIPYARDS FESTIVAL

One of the Lower Mainland’s biggest events of the season is the Shipyard’s Festival. It’s a free event featuring family-friendly activities and some of the region’s top musicians on September 25 in North Vancouver.


 

Saturday, September 25, 2021

 

Sunday, September 26, 2021

 


Week of September 27th to 30th

Sept. 1-5 | Sept. 6-12 | Sept. 13-19 | Sept. 20-26 | Sept. 27-30


 

Monday, September 27, 2021

  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Vancouver Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Best Places in Autumn

 

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

  • Downtown Farmers Market – from 2:30 until 6 pm in the North Plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Vancouver Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Thursday, September 30, 2021

 

Other Events in September 2021

Many of the following events may also take place in September 2021 (but with details to be confirmed):

 

Music Events and Theatre

 

Community Events and Festivals

  • BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival – celebrations of Scottish sports and culture at Coquitlam’s Lafarge Lake. (September 3 & 4, 2021.)
  • Coho Festival – a salmon festival normally in West Vancouver’s Ambleside Park, but running as a virtual event this year (from September 1 to October 1).
  • Country Celebration of Nature – a small community event with live entertainment and an ecological theme in Langley. (TBC)
  • Ioco Festival – a community event with corn on the cob, hot dogs and other refreshments in Port Moody. (TBC)
  • Serbian Days – a free cultural event with music, dancing and family-friendly activities at Vancouver’s Saint Sava Church. (TBC)
  • Corn Festival – family-friendly activities and entertainment with a Latin-American theme at Vancouver’s Britannia Community Services Centre. (TBC)
  • Fleetwood Festival – live music and live entertainment at the Fleetwood Community Centre in Surrey. (TBC)
  • Savour Summer Festival – a free family-friendly event at River District Vancouver. (TBD)
  • Riverfest – a community event with entertainment and environmental informational displays in New Westminster. (September 25, 2021)
  • Taiwanfest – an Asian-themed festival featuring a mix of in-person and virtual events (from September 2 to 12).
  • Polish Festival – music, dancing and child-friendly activities at the Shipyards in North Vancouver. (TBC)
  • Paws for a Cause – a fundraising event for the SPCA at David Lam Park in Yaletown. (TBC, but likely cancelled.)
  • Victory Square Block Party – a free event with live music at Victory Square in Vancouver. (Usually on the Labour Day Long Weekend, but to be confirmed for 2021.)
  • Richmond World Festival – a free multicultural event at Minoru Park. (CANCELLED)
  • White Rock Moon Festival – live music, lanterns and other activities at the White Rock Pier. (TBC, but likely cancelled.)

 

Markets

  • Richmond Night Market – at 8351 River Road in Richmond.
  • Shipyards Night Marketat the bottom of Lonsdale Avenue. (Cancelled)
  • Cloverdale Market Days – a large artisan market featuring over 100 vendors in downtown Cloverdale on 176th Street (between 56A Avenue and 58 Avenue). (Cancelled for 2021.)
  • Main Street Farmers Market – from 2 to 6 pm in front of Vancouver’s Central Pacific Station. (It happens most years from June until October, but not in 2021.)

 

Sports and Sporting Events

  • Drug Free Dash – a 5K Run, 5K Walk and 10K run at Centennial Beach at 541 Centennial Parkway in Tsawwassen. (Happening as a virtual event in 2021.)
  • Bike the Night – a massive 10-km group cycle ride through the streets of Vancouver starting and finishing at Sunset Beach. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Giants Hockey – at the Langley Events Centre (with 2021 details to be confirmed).
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey – NHL hockey at Rogers Arena (with 2021 details to be confirmed).
  • BC Lions Football – Canadian professional football games normally occur at BC Place Stadium.
  • Vancouver Canadians Baseball – Divisional Series (with details to be determined).
  • Vancouver Whitecaps – soccer games against various teams at BC Place Stadium.
  • GranFondo Whistler Bike Race – 55, 122 and 152-km cycling races from Vancouver to Whistler for both amateurs and elite cyclists. (Postponed until September 10, 2022.)
  • Coho Run – a 14K run ending at the annual Coho Festival at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver. (Online in 2021, and taking place all of September.)

 

Beer-Related Events

  • Brew-HaHa Festival of Beers – a fundraising event for Port Coquitlam Heritage at the Leigh Square Community Arts Village at 2253 Leigh Square Place. (TBC)
  • Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival – a craft beer-sampling event at the Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam. (Unlikely to happen in 2021, or ever again in the future, but with exact details to be confirmed.)
  • Find the Perfect Pint – a beer-drinking fundraising event for the Coquitlam Rotary Club at the Poirier Forum. (TBC)
  • Whistler Village Beer Festival – a multi-day event celebrating everything to do with craft beer up at Whistler. (Not happening until 2022.)

 

Car-Related Events

 

Free and Extra Cheap Admission Days and Events

  • Museum of Vancouver – admission is usually by donation from 5 to 8 pm on the last Thursday of each month.
  • Seniors Day at MOV – on the first Tuesday of the month in most years, admission to the Museum of Vancouver is just $5 for anyone age 65 or older.
  • Family Favourites Movies – a family-friendly film costs $2.99 in the morning at select Cineplex theatres in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Langley, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver. (Usually on Saturdays at 11 am, but to be confirmed in 2021.)
  • Roedde House – admission to the historic museum in Vancouver’s West End is by donation on the last Friday of the month (but not currently until further notice).
  • Beaty Nocturnal – the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC is open by donation on a Thursday in the middle of the month from 5 to 8:30 pm. (Cancelled until further notice.)
  • Fall Used Book Sale – hosted by the Friends of the Vancouver Public Library in the atrium at the Central Branch at 350 West Georgia Street. (TBC)

 

Other Events

 


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September Weather & Activities

For information on what to expect weather-wise in the month of September and for a list of recommended activities, click September Weather.