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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


 

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.
  • 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 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.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • 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).
  • WildPlay Element Park – ropes courses and ziplines at the outdoor adventure facility in Maple Ridge.
  • North Shore Artisan Market – in North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood (near Lonsdale Quay). Admission is free. (TBC)
  • Shipyards District – live music and beer gardens take place in North Vancouver at Cates Deck. (TBC)
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live comedy theatre on Granville Island.
  • Darts Hill Garden – open to the public from 11 am to 3 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.

 

Labour Day Weekend Activities

 

Saturday, September 3, 2022

 

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

 

Sunday, September 4, 2022

Sunday Markets

 


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

 

Vancouver Mysteries

 

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

  • 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%!
  • 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 features the Lost Souls of Gastown tour.
  • 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”.
  • WildPlay Element Park – ropes courses and ziplines at the outdoor adventure facility in Maple Ridge.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. (TBC)
  • Lower Mainland Parks – on days with good weather, many of the region’s top parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • 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.
  • Lower Mainland Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.

 

Art Downtown Vancouver

 

Wednesday, September 7, 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.
  • 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%!
  • 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.
  • 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. (TBC)
  • 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

  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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 there are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver tours.
  • 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.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue at #1 Alexander Street. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Cates Deck Beer Garden – an outdoor beer garden with live music near Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver. (TBC)
  • North Shore Artisan Market – in North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood (near Lonsdale Quay). Admission is free. (TBC)

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.

 

Playland in 2021

 

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Performances andTheatre

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.
  • WildPlay Element Park – ropes courses and ziplines at the outdoor adventure facility in Maple Ridge.

 

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.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island.
  • Coho Festival – a salmon festival normally in West Vancouver’s Ambleside Park.
  • Playland – Vancouver’s amusement park at the PNE.
  • GranFondo Whistler Bike Race – 55, 122 and 152-km cycling races from Vancouver to Whistler for both amateurs and elite cyclists.
  • 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.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park, Lost Souls of Gastown and Really Gay History Tour.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Cates Deck Beer Garden – an outdoor beer garden with live music near Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver. (TBC)
  • 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.

Sunday Markets

 


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. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island.
  • 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.
  • 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. (TBC)
  • 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 13, 2022

  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island.
  • 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’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.
  • Whistler Village Beer Festival – a multi-day event celebrating everything to do with craft beer up at Whistler.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. (TBC)
  • 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.

 

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island.
  • 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.
  • Whistler Village Beer Festival – a multi-day event celebrating everything to do with craft beer up at Whistler.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • 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. (TBC)
  • 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.

 

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.

 

Improv Centre

 

Friday, September 16, 2022

  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island.
  • 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.
  • Guided Tours at the FRDC – tours can be booked for this morning at New Westminster’s Fraser River Discovery Centre (because it’s Friday).
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today there are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver tours.
  • Whistler Village Beer Festival – a multi-day event celebrating everything to do with craft beer up at Whistler.
  • Art Downtown – local artists display their art today between 11 am and 5 pm in downtown Vancouver (assuming good weather).
  • North Shore Artisan Market – in North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood (near Lonsdale Quay). Admission is free. (TBC)
  • WildPlay Element Park – ropes courses and ziplines at the outdoor adventure facility in Maple Ridge.
  • 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.
  • Cates Deck Beer Garden – an outdoor beer garden with live music near Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver. (TBC)

Farm and 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

 

Saturday, September 17, 2022

  • Shipyards Festival – a free festival featuring live music and family-friendly activities in the Lower Lonsdale District of North Vancouver.
  • 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.
  • Monstercat Compound – a block party with music, video games and art in Vancouver. (TBC)
  • 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.
  • Vancouver Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island.
  • North Vancouver Car Free Day a pedestrian-only street party on Carrie Cates Road.
  • 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.
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live comedy theatre at 1502 Duranleau Street on Granville Island.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • 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%!
  • Guided Tours at the FRDC – tours can be booked for this morning at New Westminster’s Fraser River Discovery Centre (because it’s Saturday).

Markets

 

Sunday, September 18, 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 Fringe Festival – an annual live theatre festival with shows at various venues around town including on Granville Island.
  • Whistler Village Beer Festival – a multi-day event celebrating everything to do with craft beer up at Whistler. The Main Event is today in the Olympic Plaza.
  • Terry Fox Runs – a fundraising event, usually with multiple venues around the Lower Mainland including Stanley Park, Inter River Park, and Rocky Point Park.
  • 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.
  • 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’s tours are the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park, Lost Souls of Gastown and Really Gay History Tour.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Cates Deck Beer Garden – an outdoor beer garden with live music near Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver. (TBC)

Sunday Markets

 

Vancouver Mysteries Adventure Games

 


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

  • 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.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. (TBC)
  • 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.

 

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 8 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park. (TBC)
  • 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.

 

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”.
  • 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)
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Downtown Farmers Market – 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.
  • 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.

 

Thursday, September 22, 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.
  • New West Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster.
  • False Creek Farmers Market – at Concord Community Park in Vancouver.
  • 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)
  • 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. se the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • 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. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live improv theatre at 1502 Duranleau Street on Granville Island.
  • Cates Deck Beer Garden – an outdoor beer garden with live music near Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver. (TBC)
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver.

 

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. (TBC)
  • Guided Tours at the FRDC – tours can be booked for this morning at New Westminster’s Fraser River Discovery Centre (because it’s Friday).
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today there are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver tours.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • WildPlay Element Park – ropes courses and ziplines at the outdoor adventure facility in Maple Ridge.
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live comedy theatre at 1502 Duranleau Street on Granville Island.
  • Bard on the Beach – Shakespearean theatre at Vanier Park.
  • Live Music at Guilt & Co. – live music at the popular Gastown venue. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”.
  • Cates Deck Beer Garden – an outdoor beer garden with live music near Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver. (TBC)
  • BC Culture Days – a series of events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBC)
  • 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)

 

Saturday, September 24, 2022

 

Sunday, September 25, 2022

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

  • 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.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work. (TBC)
  • 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”.
  • 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. (TBC)
  • 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.

 

Best Places in Autumn

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (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.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work. (TBC)
  • 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. 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!
  • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
  • Vancouver Pumpkin Patches – places to have fun at and pick up a Halloween pumpkin.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in at various venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

 

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.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work. (TBC)
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBC)
  • 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

 

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

  • Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival a small community country fair in the Fraser Valley. (TBC)
  • Country Celebration of Nature – a small community event with live entertainment and an ecological theme in Langley. (TBC)
  • Fire Dragon Festival – an event that celebrates Chinatown’s history with fun activities at different spots in the neighbourhood. (TBC)
  • Ioco Festival – a community event with corn on the cob, hot dogs and other refreshments in Port Moody. (TBC)
  • Serbian Days – a free cultural event with music, dancing and family-friendly activities at Vancouver’s Saint Sava Church. (TBC)
  • Corn Festival – family-friendly activities and entertainment with a Latin-American theme at Vancouver’s Britannia Community Services Centre. (TBC)
  • 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)
  • Riverfest – a community event with entertainment and environmental informational displays in New Westminster. (TBC)
  • Polish Festival – music, dancing and child-friendly activities at the Shipyards in North Vancouver. (TBC)
  • Paws for a Cause – a fundraising event for the SPCA at David Lam Park in Yaletown. (TBC)
  • Taiwanfest – an Asian-themed festival featuring a mix of in-person and virtual events. (TBC)
  • 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 2022.)
  • Richmond World Festival – a free multicultural event at Minoru Park. (TBC)
  • White Rock Moon Festival – live music, lanterns and other activities at the White Rock Pier. (TBC)
  • TEDxWhistler – a TED-style event in Whistler. (TBC)

 

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. (TBC)
  • Shipyards Night Market – at the bottom of Lonsdale Avenue in and around Shipbuilders’ Square in North Vancouver. (Not likely happening in 2022.)
  • Olde Farmhouse Market – a vintage market featuring over 100 vendors selling antiques, collectibles, jewellery, handmade goods and other home and garden treasures at Tradex in Abbotsford. (It doesn’t normally happen in September, but it does on September 10 and 11 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)
  • Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival – a craft beer-sampling event at the Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam. (Unlikely to happen in 2022, or ever again in the future.)
  • 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.)

 

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. (TBC)
  • 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. (TBC)
  • Roedde House – admission to the historic museum in Vancouver’s West End is by donation on the last Friday of the month. (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. (TBC)

 

Garden and Farm-Themed Events

 

Other Events

 


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September Weather & Activities

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