Summer was fun while it lasted, but it unofficially comes to an end for most people this weekend. From night markets and food truck festivals in Richmond to mini donuts at the PNE in Vancouver, here’s everything you need to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend.
Metro Vancouver Weekend Guide
Festival | Richmond World Festival 2017
Richmond World Festival 2017 is set to host over 40 food trucks over two days. On Friday, September 1st and Saturday, September 2nd, 2017, an international FEASTival of Flavours and a Culinary Stage featuring top local chefs will bring flavours from around the globe to Richmond.
The daily free yoga classes are organized by Mat Collective. Not to mention, they will feature 1-3 classes each day with a variety of different levels. In addition, Mat Collective will also host free outdoor yoga sessions on the north side of Riley Park near Main Street. The address for the location is Merakos Fieldhouse, 95 E 32nd Ave, Vancouver BC, V5V 2Y1.
Shopping | Aritzia Warehouse Sale Vancouver 2017
The Aritzia Warehouse Sale is on until Monday, September 4th, 2017. Shoppers can expect to take advantage of 50% – 90% off original retail prices. Popular Aritzia brands such as Wilfred, Community, Babaton, Talula, Tna, Wilfred Free, Auxiliary and more will be available.
On until Sunday, September 3rd, 2017, enjoy screenings of 69 films from 17 countries in 11 different languages. The films will be aired at various locations. Tickets range from $8 – $15.
Amusement park | Fair At The PNE 2017
The Fair at the PNE has introduced an extensive list of new entertainment and attractions for this year.
Outdoor concert | Coquitlam Summer Concert Series 2017
Each concert will take place from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Guests can bring their own picnic or enjoy the on-site food trucks. This Friday, September 1st, 2017, the Clavinova Nights Jazz Band and Bruce James Orchestra will perform.
Outdoor shopping | Night Markets
Concert | Guns N’ Roses
One of the most notable rock bands of all time, Guns N’ Roses, is bringing their massively successful Not In This Lifetime Tour to Vancouver this week on Friday, September 1st, 2017 at BC Place.
Art festival | TaiwanFest 2017
On from Saturday, September 2nd – Monday, September 4th, 2017, TaiwanFest celebrates artistic expressions and programs that reflect contemporary Taiwanese art and culture. It takes place at various venues across Vancouver.
Bargains | Kerrisdale Antiques Fair
The Kerrisdale Antiques Fair returns to the charming and historic neighbourhood of Kerrisdale this weekend on Saturday, September 2nd and Sunday, September 3rd, 2017. Expect to find antique and estate jewelry, Victorian sterling and silver-plate, French country, formal and retro chic furniture and accessories, and much more.
Music | Safe and Sound Music Festival
On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017, the Safe & Sound Music Fest is set to take place at Westminster Pier Park. It begins at 12:00 p.m. and runs until 10:00 p.m. It will be headlined by Majid Jordan, DVSN, and Jessie Reyez. Moreover, special guest K-OS will also be in attendance.
Culture | Polish Festival Vancouver 2017
Polish Festival Vancouver 2017 takes place this weekend on Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. It will feature Polish music, singing and folk dancing and a special program for children and youth with puppet theatre show, arts and games activities, sing along, balloon lady, face-painting and more. Admission is free.
Concert | Lionel Richie
American soul-R&B singer-songwriter Lionel Richie brings his All the Hits Tour to Rogers Arena on Sunday, September 3rd, 2017. He will be joined by Mariah Carey.
Outdoor concert | HAIM
American pop rock band HAIM is in Vancouver on Monday, September 4th, 2017. Performing at Malkin Bowl, this all ages event will begin at 7:00 p.m. Furthermore, doors will open at 5:00 p.m. The three sisters first came together in 2007. The group is composed of Este (bass), Danielle (guitars and lead vocals), and Alana (guitars and keyboards).