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12 Awesome Events In Metro Vancouver This Week (September 11-15)


Photo: Vince Staples / Facebook

We finally received some rain this past weekend and to be honest, it was refreshing.

Another week in metro Vancouver promises the return of sun for the next couple of days. Fall isn’t too far away so soak in these last few days of summer as best as you can.

From stand up comedy to music festivals, here are 12 awesome things to do in metro Vancouver this week.

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Events In Vancouver This Week


Monday, September 11

Art | Vancouver Fringe Festival

Photo: Vancouver Fringe Festival / Facebook

Vancouver Fringe Festival 2017 takes place from Thursday, September 7th – Sunday, September 17th, 2017. It features 100 shows and 700 performances.

Festival | Vancouver International Flamenco Festival

The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival takes place from Monday, September 11th – Sunday, September 24th, 2017. Not to mention, it proudly presents the local debut of La Moneta at the Vancouver Playhouse on September 23rd. Shows will be held at various venues. Tickets start at being free and go up to $60.

Wednesday, September 13

Concert | Maria Muldaur

Maria Muldaur, known for her 1974 mega-hit “Midnight at the Oasis,”which received several Grammy nominations performs in Vancouver on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017. Her show takes place at the Rio Theatre and begins at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $40.

Yoga | Om Sweet Om

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Photo: Isha Foundation

Yoga and ice cream together on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017. Enjoy peace of mind while indulging in a sweet treat. The event takes place at Stretch Yoga Studio in Vancouver from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Soccer | Vancouver Whitecaps

The Vancouver Whitecaps take on the Minnesota United this Wednesday at BC Place. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 14

Show | SZA

American R&B singer-songwriter tours in support of debut release Ctrl. She’ll be with guests Smino and Ravyn Lenae. Tickets are $115.

Music festival | Westward Music Festival 2017

Westward Music Festival
Photo: Vince Staples / Facebook

The Westward Music Festival comes to Vancouver from Thursday, September 14th – Sunday, September 17th, 2017. Some of today’s biggest music stars will perform live at multiple venues in downtown Vancouver. This year’s festival is headlined by Vince Staples, A Tribe Called Red, and Gov’t Mule.


Asian music | Albatross Music Festival 2017

Albatross Music Festival is the first outdoor music festival of its kind in Vancouver, taking place on Thursday, September 14th and Friday, September 15th, 2017. It takes place at Hastings Racecourse from 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Tickets range from $119 – $168.

Comedy | Chris Rock

Chris Rock Vancouver
Photo: Chris Rock / Facebook

Chris Rock is bringing his legendary comedic act to Vancouver on Thursday, September 14th, 2017. Chris Rock will perform at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m.

Friday, September 15

Outdoor shopping | Night Markets

The Illumination Night Market, Richmond Night Market, and North Vancouver Shipyards Night Market are all open this weekend.

Music | Mountain Music Series

photo: Gemy Bom / 604 Now Flickr Pool

The 4th annual Mountain Music Series takes place every Friday night from June 9th to Friday, September, 22nd, 2017. Performances will start at 6:00 p.m. all summer long. Tickets are $41.95.

Stories | Tinder Tales: Live in the Comedy Basement

Everyday people confess their most outrageous and hilarious tinder tales and other online dating stories live on stage. The event takes place at The Comedy Basement at Goldies on Friday, September 15th, 2017. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and the show begins at 9:00 p.m.


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