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21 Things To Do In Burnaby & New Westminster This September

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September never looked so good.

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From cultural festivals to outdoor concerts, here are 21 New Westminster and Burnaby events to check out this September.

Things To Do In Burnaby & New Westminster


Nikkei Matsuri

Vancouver events
Photo: Nikkei Matsuri / Facebook

About: This family-friendly two-day festival will have something for everyone, and aims to showcase the pride of Japanese culture here in Canada through games, fashion, food and daily performances.
Date: Saturday September 1st, 2018 – Sunday September 2nd, 2018
Cost: Free – $10
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Pop-Up Food Trucks

About: Rotating food trucks will be on-site daily on the SkyTrain Walkway at Lougheed!
Date: Monday July 23rd, 2018 – Wednesday October 31st, 2018
Time: 11:30 a.m.


Tuesday Night Golf Clinics

RichmondAbout: The “Practice with a Purpose Golf Clinics” provides you with professional instruction tailored to your specific swing flaws and gives you something to work on during future visits to the range.
Date: Tuesday’s from June 12th – November 27th, 2018
Cost: $22
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Transformers Outdoor Movie

About: Invite a friend and bring a blanket to sit on to Field 2 near SFU Residence.
Date: Thursday, September 6th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Children’s Flamenco

About: The kids’ curriculum comprises of all the basic elements of flamenco: braceo (arms), torso movement, zapateado (footwork), floreo (finger movements), jaleo (shouts of encouragement), palmas (hand clapping) and understanding rhythmic patterns.
Date: Saturday, September 8th, 2018
Cost: $650 for the year
Time: 9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

World of Dreams

About: Spend an evening immersed in the dazzling world of the Takarazuka Revue!
Date: Thursday, September 13th, 2018
Cost: $43 – $59
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.


Ms Lauryn Hill Concert

Lauryn Hill
Photo: Ms. Lauryn Hill / Facebook

About: The GRAMMY Award-winning artist will be performing in Burnaby as part of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour
Date: Friday, September 14th, 2018.
Cost: $76.50
Time: 6:00 p.m.

Ben Howard

About: Ben Howard performs at Deer Lake Park with guest Wye Oak.
Date: Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Cost: $65
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Autumn 2018 Job Fair

About: Featured employers include Adecco, Air Canada, Arc’teryx Equipment, Aryzta LLC, Bayshore Home Health, Canada Post and many more!
Date: Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

ScanSports Buffet Dinner and Silent Auction

About: Please join us for this delicious event and help to keep sports and activites for the young and young-at-heart going at the Scandinavian Community Centre.
Date: Friday, September 21st, 2018
Cost: $35
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.


World River Day

Burnaby events
Photo: Ginalina Music‎ / Facebook

About: Come celebrate all things related to the river at the Burnaby Village Museum.
Date: Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
Time: 1:05 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.

Martha Wainwright

About: With an undeniable voice and an arsenal of powerful songs, Martha Wainwright is a beguiling performer and a refreshingly different force in music.
Date: Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Cost: $40
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


New Westminster

Historic Fort Langley Cruise

Burnaby events
Photo: Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours / Facebook

About: Don’t miss out on this unique all day trip to Fort Langley!
Date: Monday, September 3rd, 2018
Cost: Free – $124.95
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free 5 on 5 Flag Football Tourney at Sapperton Park

About: This tourney is open to anyone, co-ed or men’s!
Date: Monday, September 3rd, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Paint the Fraser River

About: This is a paint ‘n’ sip night with school board trustee candidate Anita Ansari to make your own interpretation of New Westminster on a hazy summer day, from across the Fraser River.
Date: Friday, September 7th, 2018
Cost: $30
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.


Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Photo: Ghostly Vancouver Tours‎ / Facebook

About: Come join a 90 minute walking tour of British Columbia’s original capital!
Date: Saturday, September 8th – Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
Cost: $20
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

QB Festival

About: This event is family friendly with tons of activities and entertainment planned for young children, youth, young families and seniors!
Date: Saturday, September 15th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

River Fest on the Fraser River

About: Come out for a day of fun, free events!
Date: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 12:15 p.m.


Free Family Yoga Class

Burnaby events
Photo: Josephine Chan Kids’ Yoga‎ / Facebook

About: Spend the morning moving through yoga stories, games, winding down with kid friendly relaxation and meditation. Space is limited so reserve your spot now.
Date: Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Starlight DIVAS

About: Starlight Divas is the ultimate drag dining experience and the #1 bachelorette party & gay bachelor party Haven!
Date: Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m.

The 7th Annual Mushtari Begum Festival

About: Once again, the Massey Theatre will be filled with a mosaic of Indian classical music and dance and allows the audience to become immersed into the soothing and healing sounds of the Mushtari Begum Festival.
Date: Saturday, September 29th, 2018
Cost: $35
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


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