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Vancouver Events in SEPTEMBER 2021

September in Vancouver

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

 


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September Events Calendar

  • Sept. 6, 2021 – Labour Day (Stat Holiday)
  • Sept. 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

 

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

 

Friday, September 3, 2021

 

Labour Day Weekend Activities

 

Saturday, September 4, 2021

 

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

 

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.
  • 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”.

 

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

 

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

 

Friday, September 10, 2021

 

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)
  • 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!
  • 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

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

  • Main Street Farmers Market – a medium-sized market in front of Central Station near Science World.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island. (TBD)
  • 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!
  • 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.

 

Thursday, September 16, 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.
  • Beaty Nocturnal – the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC is open by donation tonight from 5 to 8:30 pm. (TBD)
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island. (TBD)
  • 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!
  • 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.

 

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.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island. (TBD)
  • 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.

 

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”.
  • 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

 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

  • Main Street Farmers Market – a medium-sized market in front of Central Station near Science World.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver.
  • 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!
  • 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.

 

Thursday, September 23, 2021

 

Friday, September 24, 2021

 

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)
  • 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 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.

 

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

 

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.
  • 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.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown 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.
  • 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.)
  • Shipyards Festival – a free festival featuring live music and family-friendly activities in the Lower Lonsdale District of North Vancouver. (TBD)
  • White Rock Moon Festival – a cultural event featuring live music, Chinese lanterns and other activities at the White Rock Pier. (TBD)

 

Markets

 

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 7-day event celebrating everything to do with craft beer up at Whistler. (TBD)

 

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

  • Mid-Autumn Moon Festival – music, tea tasting and craft-making opportunities at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden in the evening.
  • MCC Festival for World Relief – a fundraising event held at Tradex in Abbotsford.
  • Kilby Pioneer Days – family-friendly activities at Kilby Historic Site in Harrison Mills. (TBD)
  • Autumn Harvest Festival at Kilby Farm – a family-friendly event at the Kilby Historic Site in the Fraser Valley. (TBD)
  • Mid-Autumn Moon Festival – cultural activities at Coquitlam’s All Saints Parish Hall at 821 Fairfax Street.
  • Snowbird RV Show – a recreational vehicle trade show at Tradex in Abbotsford.
  • Olde Harvest Fair at Stewart Farm – free family-friendly activities and entertainment take place at the historic farmhouse in South Surrey near Crescent Beach. (TBD)
  • Scarecrow Festival – live music, a scavenger hunt, crafts, vendors, food trucks and scarecrows to admire at Art’s Nursery at 8940 192nd Street in Surrey.
  • 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.
  • Climate Strike Day – students (and non-students) across Canada (and other countries) strike for one day in support of the environment and initiatives to fight climate change. (This happened in 2019, but not in 2020 due to COVID-19. 2021 details are to be confirmed)
  • Drive-In Movie Nights at Heritage Park – a movie shows at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park in Squamish. (TBD)
  • Richmond Sunflower Festival – sunflowers and other family-friendly things to see and do at Richmond Country Farms in Richmond.
  • Sky Pilot – 14 km, 25 km and Kids Race runs beginning at the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish. (TBD, but likely cancelled.)

 


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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