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Vancouver Events in SEPTEMBER 2021

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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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September Events Calendar

  • Sept. 6, 2021 – Labour Day (Stat Holiday)
  • September 12, 2021 – Grandparents’ Day
  • Sept. 22, 2021 – Fall Equinox

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.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • Abbotsford Sunflower Festival & Corn Maze – the family-friendly event at Maan Farms includes access to a field of sunflowers, corn maze and Barnyard Adventureland.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. 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”.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Wings and Wizards – a magic-themed attraction at BC Place Stadium. (TBC)
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

  • Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival – the music and arts event in Fort Langley begins today. (This year it’s a hybrid festival with a mix of in-person and online events. Today features performances by Red Haven, Kyprios and XL The Band.)
  • Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) – Vancouver’s annual summer fair.
  • Sounds of Summer Music Series a free ticketed outdoor concert at Darts Hill Garden in Surrey.
  • New West Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster from 3 until 7 pm.
  • False Creek Farmers Market – at Concord Community Park from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • Abbotsford Sunflower Festival & Corn Maze – the family-friendly event at Maan Farms includes access to a field of sunflowers, corn maze and Barnyard Adventureland which features farm animals, a massive jumping pillow and other fun play structures and activities.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Wings and Wizards – a magic-themed attraction at BC Place Stadium. (TBC)
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

 

Friday, September 3, 2021

  • Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival – a music and arts event in Fort Langley. (This year it’s a hybrid festival with a mix of in-person and online events. Today features performances by the Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne TrioBrandon Isaak & His Saints of Swing, and the Jim Byrnes Band with special guest Candus Churchill.)
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) – Vancouver’s annual summer fair.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Abbotsford Sunflower Festival & Corn Maze – the family-friendly event at Maan Farms includes access to a field of sunflowers, corn maze and Barnyard Adventureland.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Imagine Van Gogh – an immersive art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Nikkei Matsuri – a Japanese festival at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby.
  • Bill Reid Gallery – free admission at the Indigenous art gallery from 2 until 5 pm (because it’s the first Friday of the month).
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Wings and Wizards – a magic-themed attraction at BC Place Stadium. (TBC)
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

Labour Day Weekend Activities

 

Saturday, September 4, 2021

 

Imagine Van Gogh in Vancouver

 

Sunday, September 5, 2021

 


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.
  • Labour Day at Burnaby Village – the outdoor museum celebrates its final day of the summer season with free carousel rides, live entertainment and family-friendly activities. (TBD)
  • Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) – Vancouver’s annual summer fair.
  • 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 – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • Abbotsford Sunflower Festival & Corn Maze – the family-friendly event at Maan Farms includes access to a field of sunflowers, corn maze and Barnyard Adventureland.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Taiwanfest – a large Asian street party on Granville Street. (TBD)
  • 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.
  • Wings and Wizards – a magic-themed attraction at BC Place Stadium. (TBC)

 

Playland in 2021

 

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. 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.
  • 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.

 

Art Downtown Vancouver

 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

  • 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.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

 

Thursday, September 9, 2021

  • New West Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster from 3 until 7 pm.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver.
  • Sounds of Summer Music Series a free ticketed outdoor concert at Surrey’s Bear Creek Park concludes the series.
  • False Creek Farmers Market – at Concord Community Park from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • 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.

 

Friday, September 10, 2021

  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Agassiz Speedway – car racing near Harrison Hot Springs. (TBD)
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. 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’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • FVDED in the Park – a 2-day hip-hop, R&B, rap and electronic music festival at Holland Park in Surrey. (TBD)

 

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

 

Saturday, September 11, 2021

 

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. (TBD)
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • 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 especially popular this time of year.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 8 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • 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 – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island. (TBD)
  • 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 at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”. (TBD)
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • 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.

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

  • 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.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. 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).
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island. (TBD)
  • 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.

 

Thursday, September 16, 2021

  • New West Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster from 3 until 7 pm.
  • False Creek Farmers Market – at Concord Community Park from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Beaty Nocturnal – the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC is open by donation tonight from 5 to 8:30 pm. (TBD)
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island. (TBD)
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • 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.

 

Friday, September 17, 2021

  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island. (TBD)
  • 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 – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • 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.

 

Saturday, September 18, 2021

 

Sunday, September 19, 2021

 


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

  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. 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.
  • 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 especially popular this time of year.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

  • 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.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. 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.
  • 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.

 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

  • 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. 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).
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. 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.
  • 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.

 

Thursday, September 23, 2021

  • New West Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster from 3 until 7 pm.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • False Creek Farmers Market – at Concord Community Park from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. 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.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver.

 

Friday, September 24, 2021

  • 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)
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • 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 – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. 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).
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • 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.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

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

  • 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. (TBD)
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. 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. (TBD)
  • 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.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

Best Places in Autumn

 

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. 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. (TBD)
  • 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.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • 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”.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

  • Downtown Farmers Market – from 2:30 until 6 pm in the North Plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
  • 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 – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. 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.
  • 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 at #1 Alexander Street. 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.

 

Thursday, September 30, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • New West Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster from 3 until 7 pm.
  • False Creek Farmers Market – at Concord Community Park from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • 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”.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. There are also games you can play online. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver.

 

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

  • Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival a small community country fair in the Fraser Valley. (TBD)
  • Country Celebration of Nature – a small town community event with live entertainment and an ecological theme at Campbell Valley Regional Park in Langley.
  • Ioco Festival – a community event with corn on the cob, hot dogs and other refreshments at Ioco Road and 1st Avenue in Port Moody.
  • Serbian Days – a free cultural event with Serbian music, dancing and family-friendly activities at Vancouver’s Saint Sava Church at 505 East 63rd Avenue.
  • Corn Festival – family-friendly activities and entertainment with a Latin-American theme at Vancouver’s Britannia Community Services Centre. Free Admission.
  • Fleetwood Festival – live music, informational community booths and live entertainment at the Fleetwood Community Centre in Surrey.
  • Savour Summer Festival – a free family-friendly event at River District Vancouver. (TBD)
  • Riverfest – a community festival at the Quay in New Westminster with live entertainment and environmental educational displays.
  • World Rivers Day – special family-friendly activities at Burnaby Village.
  • Pet-a-Palooza – a free pet-friendly event in Yaletown. (Takes place on September 12th in 2021.)
  • Polish Festival – a cultural event with music, dancing and child-friendly activities at the Shipyards in North Vancouver. (TBD)
  • Paws for a Cause – a fundraising event for the SPCA at David Lam Park in Yaletown. (TBD)
  • 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 in Richmond. (Usually on the Labour Day Weekend.)
  • White Rock Moon Festival – a cultural event featuring live music, Chinese lanterns and other activities at the White Rock Pier. (TBD)

 

Markets

  • Richmond Night Market – at 8351 River Road in Richmond. (TBC)
  • Shipyards Night Marketat the bottom of Lonsdale Avenue. (TBC)
  • 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

 

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.
  • Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival – a craft beer-sampling event at the Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam. (Unlikely to happen in 2021, but exact details to be confirmed.)
  • Find the Perfect Pint – a beer-drinking fundraising event for the Coquitlam Rotary Club at the Poirier Forum. (TBD)
  • 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 today (because it’s the last Friday of the month). (TBD)
  • 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.

 

Other Events

 


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September Weather & Activities

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