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Top Things To Do In Metro Vancouver This Week (September 5-8)

Cinema Under The Stars - outdoor movies Langley

Photo: Fresh Air Cinema

What’s just as good as a long weekend?

A short work week of course!

From concerts to food festivals, there is plenty to check out around metro Vancouver this short week.

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Top Things To Do In Metro Vancouver This Week


Concert | Simple Plan

Simple Plan
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Rock band Simple Plan is set to take the stage in Vancouver on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017. The show at the Commodore Ballroom is part of the No Pads, No Helmets… Just Balls 15th Anniversary Tour. Doors for the 19+ concert open at 7:00 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tour | A Wok Around Chinatown

Get to know this colourful district from a culinary and cultural perspective with the entertaining and knowledgeable Robert Sung. Tours happen daily from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Tour | BC Place Tour All-Access

The BC Sport Hall of Fame is letting you experience a behind the scenes tour at BC Place. The tours take place on Wednesday, September 6th and Thursday, September 7th, 2017.

Performance | Shylock

Meet Jon Davies, an actor and a Jew, condemned by his own community for his portrayal of the Jewish moneylender in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. The show takes place from Wednesday, September 6th – Friday, September 15th, 2017. Tickets are $21.

Outdoor movie | Cinema Under The Stars

Cinema Under The Stars - outdoor movie Langley
Photo: Fresh Air Cinema

A New Economy is a feature documentary looking at several organizations that strive toward building a more cooperative future by putting humanity before the bottom line. It takes place this week on Wednesday, September 6th , 2017 from 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. It will be shown at Sole Food Farms.

Festival | Vancouver Fringe Festival 2017

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

Expo | Canada India International Expo 2017

Canada India International Expo 2017 takes place in Cloverdale from Thursday, September 7th – Sunday, September 10th, 2017. The expo offers businesses in India and Canada plenty of investment opportunities.

Fresh produce | Downtown Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Metro Vancouver, Langley, Richmond, Burnaby, Surrey, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Abbotsford

On until Thursday, October 5th, 2017, the Downtown Farmers Market 30+ farms & producers. It takes place every Thursday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Awareness | World Suicide Prevention Day Celebration

Friday, September 8th, 2017 is World Suicide Prevention Day Celebration. The Vancouver Art Gallery will hold a rally on this day from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. They will have an art installation of 500 pairs of shoes representing the average number of British Columbians who die by suicide each year.

Football | BC Lions

Photo: BC Lions / Facebook

The BC Lions take on the visiting Montreal Alouettes at BC Place. Kickoff is 7:00 p.m.

Outdoor shopping | Night Markets

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

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