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SEPTEMBER Events in Vancouver in 2022

September in Vancouver

Vancouver’s 2022 September calendar features significant 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 recently 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 4th

Sept. 1-4 | Sept. 5-11 | Sept. 12-18 | Sept. 19-25 | Sept. 26-30


 

Labour Day Weekend Activities

 

Thursday, September 1, 2022

 

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Friday, September 2, 2022

  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) – Vancouver’s annual summer fair.
    • Today’s PNE Summer Night Concert features Nelly. Free music also takes place in the Revel District today with Side One and The Phonix Dance Band.
  • Guided Tours at the FRDC – tours can be booked for this morning at New Westminster’s Fraser River Discovery Centre (because it’s Friday).
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. Today’s shows are A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
  • Candlelight: Chopin’s Best Works – a multi-sensory musical experience in Kerrisdale where you can enjoy the music of Chopin performed by a pianist under the glow of candlelight.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Bill Reid Gallery – free admission at the Indigenous art gallery from 2 until 5 pm (because it’s the first Friday of the month).
  • Maple Ridge Happenings – the City of Maple Ridge hosts Battle of the Bands and an outdoor movie at Memorial Peace Park this evening.
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live comedy theatre on Granville Island.
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public from 10 am to 4 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

Walking Tours & Adventure Games

  • WildPlay Element Park – ropes courses and ziplines at the outdoor adventure facility in Maple Ridge.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver tours.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.

 

The PNE Fair in 2022

 

Saturday, September 3, 2022

Walking Tours & Adventure Games

 

Vancouver Polish Festival

 

Sunday, September 4, 2022

Walking Tours & Adventure Games

Sunday Markets

 

Circo Osorio Circus

 


Week of September 5th to 11th

Sept. 1-4 | Sept. 5-11 | Sept. 12-18 | Sept. 19-25 | Sept. 26-30


 

Monday, September 5, 2022

  • Labour Day – various activities celebrated all weekend long throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) – Vancouver’s annual summer fair.
    • Today’s PNE Summer Night Concert features Chaka Khan & Patti LaBelle. Free music also takes place in the Revel District today with The Paperboys and Trilojay.
  • Taiwanfest – an Asian-themed festival with things to see along Granville Street and in the plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown tour.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • WildPlay Element Park – ropes courses and ziplines at the outdoor adventure facility in Maple Ridge.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • 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”.

 

Vancouver Mysteries

 

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

 

Art Downtown Vancouver

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

  • Vancouver Canadians Baseball today the team plays against the Eugene Emeralds at Nat Bailey Stadium.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park tours.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. Today’s shows are A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • 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 Maritime Museum 25% Discount Offer

 

Thursday, September 8, 2022

 

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

 

Friday, September 9, 2022

  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top. Today’s performance is at the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford.
  • White Rock Buskers & Comedy Fest – comedy shows in the streets of White Rock.
  • Guided Tours at the FRDC – tours can be booked for this morning at New Westminster’s Fraser River Discovery Centre (because it’s Friday).
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES 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.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Vancouver Canadians Baseball today the team plays against the Eugene Emeralds at Nat Bailey Stadium.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • WildPlay Element Park – ropes courses and ziplines at the outdoor adventure facility in Maple Ridge.
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live comedy theatre on Granville Island.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. Today’s shows are A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.

Garden & Farm Activities

  • 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.
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm in Surrey.

 

2022 Chutzpah Festival

 

Saturday, September 10, 2022

  • Chutzpah Festival – the Jewish Performing Arts Festival officially takes place from November 3 to 24. Today, however, they have a special Chutzpah! PLUS event at the Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre. Take This Walz features Ne.Sans Opera & Dance and the music of Leonard Cohen.
  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top. Today’s performance is at the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford.
  • 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.
  • Rotary Shred It Paper Shredding Event – the Rotary Club of Lions Gate has a shredding fundraising event where you can get your confidential documents and other personal paperwork shredded for a donation. The event takes place outside North Vancouver District Hall at 355 West Queens Road between 10 am and 4 pm.
  • Recovery Day BC – a street party celebrating the treatment and recovery of addiction and mental health issues in New Westminster. The headlining musician for the event is Tom Cochrane.
  • Lights Up Chinatown – a community event with food trucks, live entertainment, illuminations and decorations in Vancouver’s Chinatown.
  • White Rock Buskers & Comedy Fest – comedy shows in the streets of White Rock.
  • GranFondo Whistler Bike Race – 55, 122 and 152-km cycling races from Vancouver to Whistler for both amateurs and elite cyclists.
  • Vancouver Canadians Baseball today the team plays against the Eugene Emeralds at Nat Bailey Stadium. Tonight is fireworks night!
  • Commercial Drive Car Free Day a pedestrian-only street party on Commercial Drive.
  • Guided Tours at the FRDC – tours can be booked for this morning at New Westminster’s Fraser River Discovery Centre (because it’s Saturday).

Saturday Markets

Performances & Theatre

Featured Attractions and Activities

  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities at various venues.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES 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. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown, Forbidden Vancouver and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park tours.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • WildPlay Element Park – ropes courses and ziplines at the outdoor adventure facility in Maple Ridge.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • MONOVA: The Museum of North Vancouver – learn about the history of the North Shore at the Lower Mainland’s newest museum.

 

WildPlay Element Park in Maple Ridge

 

Sunday, September 11, 2022

  • Grandparents’ Day
  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top. Today’s performance is at the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford.
  • 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.
  • Chutzpah Festival – the Jewish Performing Arts Festival officially takes place from November 3 to 24. Today, however, they have a special Chutzpah! PLUS event. Take This Walz features Ne.Sans Opera & Dance and the music of Leonard Cohen.
  • Coho Festival – a salmon festival normally in West Vancouver’s Ambleside Park.
  • Feast of Fields – a local food and beverage festival at UBC Farm that’s also a fundraising event for FarmFolk CityFolk.
  • Lights Up Chinatown – a community event with food trucks, live entertainment, illuminations and decorations in Vancouver’s Chinatown.
  • White Rock Buskers & Comedy Fest – comedy shows in the streets of White Rock.
  • Vancouver Canadians Baseball today the team plays against the Eugene Emeralds at Nat Bailey Stadium.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. Today’s shows are A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
  • Guided Tours at the FRDC – tours can be booked for this morning at New Westminster’s Fraser River Discovery Centre (because it’s Sunday).

Walking Tours & Outdoor Adventures

Sunday Markets

 

Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts

 


Week of September 12th to 18th

Sept. 1-4 | Sept. 5-11 | Sept. 12-18 | Sept. 19-25 | Sept. 26-30


 

Monday, September 12, 2022

  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top. Today’s performance is at the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown tour.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. 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!
  • 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.

 

Circo Osorio Circus

 

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

  • 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, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES 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. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.

 

Art Downtown Vancouver

 

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

  • Bard on the Beach Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. Today’s shows are A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park tours.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • Downtown Farmers Market – in the North Plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. 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.
  • Vancouver Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Vancouver Mysteries

 

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Activities at Farms and in Nature

  • 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.

 

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival

 

Friday, September 16, 2022

Farm & Garden Activities

  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm in Surrey.
  • 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.

Shows & Entertainment

 

Vancouver Maritime Museum 25% Discount Offer

 

Saturday, September 17, 2022

  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top. Today’s performance is at Guildford Town Centre in Surrey.
  • Vancouver International Flamenco Festival – live music and dance performances at various venues. Today features Masterclasses with Mucha Muchacha at the Scotia Dance Centre.
  • Candlelight: A Tribute to Adele – a multi-sensory musical experience in Kerrisdale where you can enjoy the music of Adele under the glow of candlelight.
  • Breakout Festival – a major Hip-Hop music festival at the PNE Amphitheatre. Performing today are Lil Uzi Vert, Quavo & Takeoff, Sofaygo, Lakeyah and other artists.
  • A Night to Dream Gala – a fundraising event for Ronald McDonald House at Vancouver’s Westin Bayshore Hotel.
  • Vancouver Canadians Baseball today the team plays in an end-of-season divisional game at Nat Bailey Stadium.
  • Shipyards Festival – a free festival featuring live music and family-friendly activities in the Lower Lonsdale District of North Vancouver.
  • Whistler Village Beer Festival – a multi-day event celebrating everything to do with craft beer up at Whistler. The Main Event is today and tomorrow in the Olympic Plaza.
  • Ioco Festival – a small community event with food trucks and family-friendly activities in Port Moody.
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live comedy theatre at 1502 Duranleau Street on Granville Island.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. Today’s shows are A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival a small community country fair in the Fraser Valley.

Tours & Adventure Games

  • Guided Tours at the FRDC – tours can be booked for this morning at New Westminster’s Fraser River Discovery Centre (because it’s Saturday).
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • WildPlay Element Park – ropes courses and ziplines at the outdoor adventure facility in Maple Ridge.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown, Forbidden Vancouver and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park tours.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.

Markets

 

Bard on the Beach

 

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Featured Activities & Attractions

Sunday Markets

 

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

 


Week of September 19th to 25th

Sept. 1-4 | Sept. 5-11 | Sept. 12-18 | Sept. 19-25 | Sept. 26-30


 

Monday, September 19, 2022

  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top. Today’s performance is at Guildford Town Centre in Surrey. (TBC)
  • Vancouver International Flamenco Festival – live music and dance performances at various venues. Today features a free Intro to Flamenco Workshop at Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown tour.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • 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 20, 2022

  • 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. se the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • 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!
  • 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.

 

Improv Centre

 

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park tours.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. Today’s shows are A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
  • 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. se the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • 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.

 

Beyond King Tut

 

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Music & Theatre

 

Circo Osorio Circus

 

Friday, September 23, 2022

  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top. Today’s performance is at the Tsawwassen Mills Mall in Tsawwassen.
  • Vancouver International Flamenco Festival – live music and dance performances at various venues. Today features Sombras/Shadows by Kara Miranda at Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. Today’s shows are A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
  • Guided Tours at the FRDC – tours can be booked for this morning at New Westminster’s Fraser River Discovery Centre (because it’s Friday).
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live comedy theatre at 1502 Duranleau Street on Granville Island.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.
  • 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)
  • 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.

Featured Activities & Attractions

 

Beyond King Tut

 

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Theatre & Performing Arts Events

  • Vancouver International Flamenco Festival – live music and dance performances at various venues. Today features Nuevo III by Flamenco Rosario on Granville Island as well as Masterclasses with various guest artists at the Scotiabank Dance Centre.
  • Chutzpah Festival – the Jewish Performing Arts Festival officially takes place from November 3 to 24. Today, however, they have a special Chutzpah! PLUS event featuring Gili Yalo and his band at the Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre.
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live comedy theatre at 1502 Duranleau Street on Granville Island.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. Today’s shows are A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.

Featured Attractions & Activities

 

Big Pirate Run

 

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Featured Attractions & Activities

Sunday Markets

 


Week of September 26th to 30th

Sept. 1-4 | Sept. 5-11 | Sept. 12-18 | Sept. 19-25 | Sept. 26-30


 

Monday, September 26, 2022

 

Best Places in Autumn

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

  • Downtown Farmers Market – from 2:30 until 6 pm in the North Plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. se the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • 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 29, 2022

 

Friday, September 30, 2022

  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – a statutory holiday that commemorates the history of the residential school system in Canada. Events happen in Vancouver, Coquitlam, Delta, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Surrey, White Rock and other communities.
  • Candlelight: The Best of Joe Hisaishi – a multi-sensory musical experience in Kerrisdale where you can enjoy the music of Joe Hisaishi performed by a string quartet under the glow of candlelight.
  • Snowbird RV Show – a large recreational vehicle trade show at the TRADEX Centre in Abbotsford.
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Harvest Haus – an adults-only German-themed Oktoberfest event at the PNE Forum.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. se the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live improv theatre at 1502 Duranleau Street on Granville Island.
  • Guided Tours at the FRDC – tours can be booked for this morning at New Westminster’s Fraser River Discovery Centre (because it’s Friday).
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

Walking Tours & Outdoor Adventures

 

Other Events in September 2022

Many of the following events may also take place in September 2022 (but with details to be confirmed):

 

Music, Dance and Theatre

 

Community Events and Festivals

  • Country Celebration of Nature – a small community event with live entertainment and an ecological theme in Langley. (Not likely happening in 2022.)
  • Fire Dragon Festival – an event that celebrates Chinatown’s history with fun activities at different spots in the neighbourhood. (September 17, 2022)
  • Corn Festival – family-friendly activities and entertainment with a Latin-American theme at Vancouver’s Britannia Community Services Centre. (September 3, 2022)
  • 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. (TBC)
  • Nikkei Matsuri – a Japanese festival at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby. (September 3 & 4, 2022)
  • Paws for a Cause – a fundraising event for the SPCA at David Lam Park in Yaletown. (Not likely happening in 2022.)
  • 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. (TBC)
  • Taiwanfest – an Asian-themed festival featuring a mix of in-person and virtual events. (September 3-5, 2022)
  • Richmond World Festival – a free multicultural event at Minoru Park. (Not happening in 2022.)
  • White Rock Moon Festival – live music, lanterns and other activities at the White Rock Pier. (TBC)
  • Kerrisdale Days – a small community event in Kerrisdale neighbourhood of Vancouver. (September 9 & 10, 2022)

 

Markets

  • Richmond Night Market – at 8351 River Road in Richmond.
  • Cloverdale Market Days – a large artisan market featuring over 100 vendors in downtown Cloverdale on 176th Street between 56A Avenue and 58 Avenue. (September 17, 2022)
  • Main Street Farmers Market – from 2 to 6 pm in front of Vancouver’s Central Pacific Station. (Not happening in 2022.)
  • Shipyards Night Market – at the bottom of Lonsdale Avenue in and around Shipbuilders’ Square in North Vancouver. (Not happening in 2022.)

 

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. (TBC)
  • 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. (September 13 to 18 in 2022.)
  • White Rock Craft Beer Festival – a beer-sampling event featuring over a dozen breweries at Memorial Park in White Rock. (September 24, 2022)

 

Car-Related Events

  • BCIT’s EVolution ’22 Festival of Learning – a major event where you can learn about electric cars, e-bikes and other electric vehicles at BCIT. Admission is free! And if you already have an EV, bring it to help the event break the world record for the most electric vehicles in one place! (Postponed until 2023.)
  • MBCA BC Stars Show and Shine – a car show featuring Mercedes-Benz vehicles at Waterfront Park in North Vancouver. Free admission. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Classic Car Toy Run – a small car rally from Port Moody to Vancouver. (TBC)
  • Luxury & Supercar Weekend – Canada’s premier outdoor luxury automotive event takes place at VanDusen Garden. (It usually happens in September, but this year it took place in July.)
  • Agassiz Speedway – car racing near Harrison Hot Springs.

 

Garden and Farm-Themed Events

 

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.