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Vancouver in SEPTEMBER 2018

September in Vancouver

Vancouver’s 2018 September calendar features important dates and events including concerts, end of summer festivals, the PNE and Labour Day holiday events.


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September Events Calendar

  • Sept. 3, 2018 – Labour Day (Stat Holiday)
  • Sept. 9, 2018 – Grandparents’ Day
  • Sept. 22, 2018 – Fall Equinox

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

Note: Schedules are subject to change – check official event websites for exact details.


To jump to a specific week (Monday to Sunday), click on any of the following:

Sept. 3-9 | Sept. 10-16 | Sept. 17-23 | Sept. 24-30


Saturday, September 1, 2018

Labour Day Weekend Activities

Sunday, September 2, 2018

 


Week of September 3rd to 9th

Sept. 3-9 | Sept. 10-16 | Sept. 17-23 | Sept. 24-30


 

Monday, September 3, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Free Events in September

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – first official day of the annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town (September 6-16, 2018).
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire from 10 am until 7 pm at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • Celtic Folk Music Night – a fundraising concert with the band Blackthorn at All Saints Anglican Church at 7405 Royal Oak Avenue in Burnaby at 7 pm. Tickets are $20 (or $15 for seniors).
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.
  • Bard on the BeachShakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Thursday Farmers Markets – in New Westminster (Royal City), Granville Island and Downtown in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza.

Friday, September 7, 2018

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Saturday, September 8, 2018

  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire from 9 am until 7 pm at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • Country Celebration – a small-town country fair with live entertainment at Campbell Valley Regional Park in Langley.
  • Luxury & Supercar Weekend – the 9th edition of Canada’s premier outdoor luxury automotive event takes place at VanDusen Garden from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is $125 (or $75 for children ages 6 to 18).

  • Savour Summer FestivalSavour Summer Festival – a FREE family-friendly block party featuring a wide range of kid-friendly activities and entertainment with Bobs & Lolo and the band Wooden Horsemen at River District Vancouver. The event runs from 2 until 8 pm and includes free popcorn and other fun stuff!

  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town.
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.

  • Wesbrook Village FestivalWesbrook Village Festival – a FREE event at UBC’s Wesbrook Village featuring live music, a community BBQ and family-friendly entertainment from 11 am until 4 pm. The Beauty Shop Dolls perform at 12:30 and the band Dr. Strangelove play at 1:30.

September Food Truck Festivals

Sunday, September 9, 2018

  • Coho Festival – a salmon festival on the North Shore at Ambleside Park.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire from 9 am until 7 pm at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • Luxury & Supercar Weekend – the 9th edition of Canada’s premier outdoor luxury automotive event takes place at VanDusen Garden from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is $125 (or $75 for children ages 6 to 18).
  • Coho Run – a 14K run ending at the annual Coho Festival at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver.
  • Drug Free Dash – a 5K Run, 5K Walk and 10K run at Centennial Beach at 541 Centennial Parkway in Tsawwassen.
  • Country Celebration – a small town country fair with live entertainment at Campbell Valley Regional Park in Langley.
  • Polish Festival – a Polish festival with music, dancing and child-friendly activities at the Pipe Shop at the Shipyards in North Vancouver from 1 until 9 pm.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town.
  • Skookum Festival a music, art and food festival at Stanley Park.
  • Autumn Harvest Festival – a family-friendly event at the Kilby Historic Site in the Fraser Valley.
  • Paws for a Cause – a fundraising event for the SPCA at David Lam Park in Yaletown.
  • Sky Pilot – 14 km, 25 km and Kids Race runs beginning at the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish.
  • Bard on the BeachShakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Playland – Vancouver’s summer amusement park.
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public by donation at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Sunday Farmers Markets – at Ambleside, Coquitlam, Kitsilano, Mt. Pleasant, Whistler and White Rock.
  • Ladner Village Market – the last day of the season for the market along 48th Avenue in Ladner.
  • Richmond Night Market – at 8351 River Road in Richmond.
  • Jazz Vespers – at St. Andrew’s Wesley United Church at 1022 Nelson Street between 4 and 5 pm. Admission is by donation.

 


Week of September 10th to 16th

Sept. 3-9 | Sept. 10-16 | Sept. 17-23 | Sept. 24-30


 

Monday, September 10, 2018

  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire from 10 am until 7 pm at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • Sam Smith – live in concert at Rogers Arena at 8 pm.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town.
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

River District Drive-in Movies

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Sunday, September 16, 2018

 


Week of September 17th to 23rd

Sept. 3-9 | Sept. 10-16 | Sept. 17-23 | Sept. 24-30


 

Monday, September 17, 2018

  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

  • Bard on the BeachShakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 9 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Brahm’s Tam Drum Circle – drumming takes place at Stanley Park’s Third Beach if the weather is sunny from early evening until sunset. Free! (To be confirmed.)
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

  • B&G Clubhouse Gala – a fundraising event for the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Coast BC at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.
  • Snowbird RV Show – a recreational vehicle trade show at Tradex in Abbotsford (September 20-23, 2018).
  • Beaty Nocturnal – the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC is open by donation tonight from 5 to 8:30 pm.
  • Bard on the BeachShakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.
  • Thursday Farmers Markets – in New Westminster (Royal City), Granville Island and Downtown in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza.

Friday, September 21, 2018

River District Drive-in Movies

Saturday, September 22, 2018

  • Movie Night at the River District – free drive-in movies at River District Vancouver. Tonight’s double-feature is Ant Man & The Wasp and Solo: A Star Wars Movie. The event is free, but you need to reserve tickets in advance.
  • Maple Ridge Food Truck Festival – food trucks, live music and market vendors at Haney Plaza in Maple Ridge.
  • Steveston Grand Prix of Art – dozens of artists paint along the waterfront in Steveston Village near the Britannia Heritage Shipyards from 10 am until 1 pm. The paintings are then on display at the Seine Net Loft at the historic site until 6 pm (and then again on September 23rd from noon until 4 pm).
  • CapFest 2018 – a free family-friendly event at Capilano University’s North Vancouver campus from 2 until 9 pm.
  • Riverfest – a community festival at the Quay in New Westminster with live entertainment and environmental educational displays.
  • Cloverdale Market Days – a large artisan market featuring over 100 vendors in downtown Cloverdale on 176th Street (between 56A Avenue and 58 Avenue) from 10 am until 3 pm.
  • Snowbird RV Show – a recreational vehicle trade show at Tradex in Abbotsford from 10 to 9 pm.
  • Sports Events
    • BC Lions Football – BC Lions against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at BC Place Stadium at 7 pm.
    • Agassiz Raceway Car Racing – Championship Night car racing at 5045 Cemetery Road in Agassiz (weather permitting – if raining it’ll take place on September 29th instead).
    • SeaWheeze Half Marathon – a 21.1 km run in downtown Vancouver with an evening Sunset Festival at Stanley Park.
  • Bard on the BeachShakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Darts Hill Garden – today is an official Open House at the gardens at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Admission is by donation.
  • Saturday Farmers Markets – in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Fort Langley, Lonsdale Quay, Maple Ridge (Haney), Squamish, Trout Lake and the West End.
  • Richmond Night Market – at 8351 River Road in Richmond.
  • Family Favourites Movies – the movie Show Dogs costs $2.99 in the morning at select Cineplex theatres in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Langley, Pitt Meadows, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

 


Week of September 24th to 30th

Sept. 3-9 | Sept. 10-16 | Sept. 17-23 | Sept. 24-30


 

Monday, September 24, 2018

  • Lower Mainland Parks – if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

  • Harvest Glow – a fun new attraction with pumpkins, sparkling lights and family-friendly things to see and do at Milner Village Garden Centre at 6690 216th Street in Langley.
  • Bard on the BeachShakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – first day of the season for the international film festival centred at the Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour Street.
  • Fall Fling – a fundraising event for the Disability Alliance of BC at the Italian Cultural Centre. Tickets start at $95 and the event is hosted by CBC’s Stephen Quinn and features an auction and live entertainment. Click Gala Brochure for more information.
  • Museum of Vancouver – admission by donation from 5 to 8 pm as it is the last Thursday of the month.
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.
  • Thursday Farmers Markets – in New Westminster (Royal City), Granville Island and Downtown in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza.

Friday, September 28, 2018

  • Harvest Glow – a fun new attraction with pumpkins, sparkling lights and family-friendly things to see and do at Milner Village Garden Centre at 6690 216th Street in Langley.
  • Bard on the BeachShakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Friday Night Live – live music, storytelling and a guest artist in North Vancouver at 3201 Mountain Highway. Cost is $10 and free for children 12 & under.
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – an international film festival centred at the Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour Street.
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public by donation from 11 to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Vancouver Giants Hockey – at the Langley Events Centre against Seattle.
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.
  • Night Markets

River District Drive-in Movies

Saturday, September 29, 2018

  • Movie Night at the River District – free drive-in movies at River District Vancouver. Tonight’s double-feature is Incredibles 2 and Deadpool 2. The event is free, but you need to reserve tickets in advance.
  • Harvest Glow – a fun new attraction with pumpkins, sparkling lights and family-friendly things to see and do at Milner Village Garden Centre at 6690 216th Street in Langley.
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – an international film festival centred at the Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour Street.
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public by donation at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Saturday Farmers Markets – in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Fort Langley, Lonsdale Quay, Maple Ridge (Haney), Squamish, Trout Lake and the West End.
  • Family Favourites Movies – the movie Wonder costs $2.99 in the morning at select Cineplex theatres in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Langley, Pitt Meadows, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

  • Pumpkin Fest – a free event at the West Vancouver Community Centre from 10 am until 3 pm. Activities include farm animals, food vendors, family-friendly entertainment and free swimming, gymnastics and skating.
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public by donation at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Vancouver Giants Hockey – at the Langley Events Centre against Spokane.
  • Titanic Exhibition – photos, stories and original artifacts from the famous 1912 disaster are on display at Lipont Place in Richmond.
  • Sunday Farmers Markets – at Ambleside, Coquitlam, Kitsilano, Mt. Pleasant, Whistler and White Rock.
  • Richmond Night Market – at 8351 River Road in Richmond.
  • Jazz Vespers – at St. Andrew’s Wesley United Church at 1022 Nelson Street between 4 and 5 pm. Admission is by donation.

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Events in September 2019

The following events are likely to take place in September 2019. Details, however, are to be confirmed.


To return to the top of the page, click September Calendar.

To see what’s happening next month, click October Calendar of Events.

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.

 

 

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