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What’s Happening in Vancouver this Weekend

What's Happening This Weekend

Wondering what to do in Vancouver this weekend? There’s a lot happening in the Lower Mainland including a number of festivals and other events.

This Weekend in Vancouver

Highlights of the September 21st to 23rd weekend include the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, Maple Ridge Food Truck Festival, CapFest 2018, Riverfest, Movie Night at the River District and other great events.

Note: Event details are subject to change.

Friday, September 21, 2018

River District Drive-in Movies

Saturday, September 22, 2018

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

Free Events in September

Sunday, September 23, 2018


In case you were interested, coming up on the September 28th to 30th weekend are the Vancouver International Film Festival, Movie Night at the River District and other events.

Other Information

For a list of things to do on other days coming up, check out Vancouver’s September calendar of events.







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