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Vancouver in SEPTEMBER 2019

September in Vancouver

Vancouver’s 2019 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. 2, 2019 – Labour Day (Stat Holiday)
  • Sept. 8, 2019 – Grandparents’ Day
  • Sept. 23, 2019 – 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. 1-8 | Sept. 9-15 | Sept. 16-22 | Sept. 23-30


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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Labour Day Weekend Activities

Monday, September 2, 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • 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!
  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 9 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided evening tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver Tour routes. Both begin across the street from the Holy Rosary Cathedral which is located at 646 Richards Street.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top at Cottonwood Mall at 45585 Luckakuck Way in Chilliwack.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – first official day of the annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • Thursday Farmers Markets – in New Westminster (Royal City), Granville Island and Downtown in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour at 10 am, the Forbidden Vancouver Tour at 7 pm and the Lost Souls of Gastown at 8 pm.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Saturday, September 7, 2019

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

  • Grandparents’ Day
  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top at Cottonwood Mall at 45585 Luckakuck Way in Chilliwack.
  • Coho Festival – a salmon festival on the North Shore at Ambleside Park.
  • Chilliwack Sunflower Festival – acres of beautiful sunflowers to admire at 41310 Yale Road in Chilliwack.
  • Luxury & Supercar Weekend – the 10th edition of Canada’s premier outdoor luxury automotive event takes place at VanDusen Garden.
  • 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. (To be confirmed.)
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town.
  • 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.
  • Playland – Vancouver’s summer amusement park.
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public by donation at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – this afternoon features the Really Gay History Tour in Vancouver’s West End and the Forbidden Vancouver Tour around Chinatown, Victory Square, and Gastown.
  • 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.
  • Flea Markets
  • Richmond Night Market – at 8351 River Road in Richmond.
  • Jazz Vespers – at 4 pm at First Baptist Church at 969 Burrard Street in Vancouver. (Formerly at St. Andrew’s Wesley across the street.)

 


Week of September 9th to 15th

Sept. 1-8 | Sept. 9-15 | Sept. 16-22 | Sept. 23-30


 

Monday, September 9, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019


  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking ToursForbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided evening tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver Tour routes. Both begin across the street from the Holy Rosary Cathedral which is located at 646 Richards Street.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019

 


Week of September 16th to 22nd

Sept. 1-8 | Sept. 9-15 | Sept. 16-22 | Sept. 23-30


 

Monday, September 16, 2019

  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – a 2-hour walking tour around Victory Square, Chinatown and Gastown in downtown Vancouver. Departs at 7 pm.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

  • 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!
  • Rent – a musical play at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
  • Arts Club Theatre – the play A Thousand Splendid Suns shows at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage at 2750 Granville Street.
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided evening tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver Tour routes. Both begin across the street from the Holy Rosary Cathedral which is located at 646 Richards Street.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

  • Snowbird RV Show – a recreational vehicle trade show at Tradex in Abbotsford.
  • Beaty Nocturnal – the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC is open by donation tonight from 5 to 8:30 pm.
  • Thursday Farmers Markets – in New Westminster (Royal City), Granville Island and Downtown in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour at 10 am, the Forbidden Vancouver Tour at 7 pm and the Lost Souls of Gastown at 8 pm.
  • Arts Club Theatre – the play A Thousand Splendid Suns shows at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage at 2750 Granville Street.

Friday, September 20, 2019

  • B&G Clubhouse Gala – a fundraising event for the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Coast BC at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.
  • Find the Perfect Pint – a beer-drinking fundraising event for the Coquitlam Rotary Club at the Poirier Forum.
  • Friday Night LiveLynn Valley's Friday Night Live – live music, storytelling and a guest artist in North Vancouver at 3201 Mountain Highway.
  • Snowbird RV Show – a recreational vehicle trade show at Tradex in Abbotsford.
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public by donation from 11 to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided tours around Gastown and other parts of downtown Vancouver. Today features the Forbidden Vancouver Tour at 7 pm and the Lost Souls of Gastown at 8 pm.
  • Night Markets

Saturday, September 21, 2019

  • 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.
  • Riverfest – a community festival at the Quay in New Westminster with live entertainment and environmental educational displays.
  • Snowbird RV Show – a recreational vehicle trade show at Tradex in Abbotsford.
  • Rent – at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
  • 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.
  • Vancouver Flea Market – from 9 am to 5 pm at 703 Terminal Avenue.
  • Richmond Night Market – at 8351 River Road in Richmond.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – today features the Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour in the morning, the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park Tour in the afternoon and both the Forbidden Vancouver Tour and Lost Souls of Gastown in the evening.
  • 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.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

 


Week of September 23rd to 30th

Sept. 1-8 | Sept. 9-15 | Sept. 16-22 | Sept. 23-30


 

Monday, September 23, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 9 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Arts Club Theatre – the play A Thousand Splendid Suns shows at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage at 2750 Granville Street.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided evening tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver Tour routes. Both begin across the street from the Holy Rosary Cathedral which is located at 646 Richards Street.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

  • Vancouver International Film Festival – first day of the season for the international film festival centred at the Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour Street.
  • Arts Club Theatre – the play A Thousand Splendid Suns shows at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage and The Birds & the Bees shows at the Granville Island Stage.
  • Museum of Vancouver – admission by donation from 5 to 8 pm as it is the last Thursday of the month.
  • Thursday Farmers Markets – in New Westminster (Royal City), Granville Island and Downtown in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza.

  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking ToursForbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour at 10 am, the Forbidden Vancouver Tour at 7 pm and the Lost Souls of Gastown at 8 pm.

Friday, September 27, 2019

  • Friday Night Live – live music, storytelling and a guest artist in North Vancouver at 3201 Mountain Highway.
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – an international film festival centred at the Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour Street.
  • 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).
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public by donation from 11 to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided tours around Gastown and other parts of downtown Vancouver. Today features the Forbidden Vancouver Tour at 7 pm and the Lost Souls of Gastown at 8 pm.
  • Night Markets

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Monday, September 30, 2019

  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Arts Club Theatre – the play The Birds & the Bees shows on the Granville Island Stage at 7:30 pm.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – a 2-hour walking tour around Victory Square, Chinatown and Gastown in downtown Vancouver. Departs at 7 pm.

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Other Events in September 2019

The following events also likely take place in September 2019 (but with details to be confirmed):

  • 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 (possibly on August 31 and September 1, 2019).
  • Pie in the Plaza – free family-friendly activities at Central City Plaza in Surrey. (Likely on September 7, 2019, but to be confirmed.)
  • Wesbrook Village Festival – a FREE event at UBC’s Wesbrook Village featuring live music, a community BBQ and family-friendly entertainment. (To be confirmed.)
  • Vancouver Canadians Baseball – Divisional Series (details to be determined).
  • Vancouver Whitecaps – soccer games against various teams at BC Place Stadium.
    • September 14, 2019 – vs. Houston Dynamo
    • September 21, 2019 – vs. Columbus Crew SC
  • BC Lions Football – Canadian professional football games at BC Place Stadium.
    • September 13, 2019 – BC Lions vs Ottawa at 7 pm
    • September 28, 2019 – BC Lions vs Montreal at 7 pm
  • Vancouver Giants Hockey – at the Langley Events Centre (with dates to be confirmed).
  • St. George’s Celebrations – the Welcome to the British Isles event is a celebration of everything English (and Scottish and Irish and Welsh) at the Roundhouse Community Centre (but to be confirmed). (Note: this event usually takes place in April, but not this year.)
  • White Rock Buskers & Comedy Fest – street entertainment in White Rock. (2019 details to be confirmed.)
  • Movie Night at the River District – free drive-in movies at River District Vancouver. The event is free, but you need to reserve tickets in advance. (2019 details to be confirmed.)
  • Mid-Autumn Moon Festival – food, music and various cultural activities at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. (To be confirmed.)
  • Harvest Glow – a fun attraction with pumpkins, sparkling lights and family-friendly things to see and do at Milner Village Garden Centre at 6690 216th Street in Langley. (To be confirmed.)
  • Whistler Village Beer Festival – a 6-day event celebrating everything to do with craft beer up at Whistler (September 10-15, 2019).
  • Steveston Grand Prix of Art – paintings by dozens of artists are on display at the Seine Net Loft at 5180 Westwater Drive at the Britannia Heritage Shipyards.

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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