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31 Metro Vancouver Events To Check Out This Weekend (September 21-23)

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Hello fall!

From corn mazes to lantern festivals, here are 31 Metro Vancouver events to check out this weekend.

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Metro Vancouver Events This Weekend


Friday, September 21

Bose Corn Maze And Pumpkin Patch

Bose Corn MazeAbout: In 1999, the Bose family added a corn maze and pumpkin patch to their commercial farm to provide a hands-on, agricultural experience for the public – at affordable prices!
Cost: Free – $23 (cash/debit only)
Time: Various

World’s Best Food Truck Tour

About: The World’s Best Food Truck Tour, hosted by Vancouver Foodie Tours, takes you to the city’s best street fare spots. This tour showcases the multicultural flavours that is made with BC’s top-notch ingredients.
Cost: $49.99 – $59.99
Time: 11:00 am.

VR/AR Global Summit

About: The VR/AR Global Summit will bring together the most intriguing and innovative leaders in VR/AR/MR this weekend.
Cost: $599 – $899
Time: 7:00 a.m.

Pop-Up Food Trucks

About: From July 23rd to October 31st, rotating food trucks will be on-site daily on the SkyTrain Walkway at Lougheed!
Cost: Various prices
Time: 11:30 a.m.

Deep Cove Friday Night Lights

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Photo: Stewart Butterfield/Flickr

About: Deep Cove Friday Night Lights is a kayaking experience led by a guided tour, starting at dusk and lasting 2.5 hours.
Cost: $75 (+GST)
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Shigeru Ban

About: Offsite: Shigeru Ban is a new exhibition at Vancouver Art Gallery’s Offsite location (1100 West Georgia Street) featuring the full-scale version of renowned Japanese architect Shigeru Ban’s Kobe Paper Log House
Cost: $6.50 – $24.00
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Body Language

About: Guest curator Dion Kaszas of the Nlaka’pamux First Nation traces the deep-rooted traditions of Indigenous tattooing, piercing and personal adornment.
Cost: Free – $26
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

About: The event explores the Titanic’s human stories, which are told through more 120 authentic artifacts and and extensive room re-creations. Additionally, the exhibition commemorates the centennial of the maiden voyage and of life’s fragility.
Cost: $13.95 – $17.95
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Mattie Gunterman

About: Presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with forty-eight photographs by US-born photographer Mattie Gunterman, this exhibition draws on the Gallery’s deep holdings of Carr’s work to reflect her engagement and affection for BC’s landscape.
Cost: Free – $24
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Definitely Dali Exhibition

About: As part of the Definitely Dali Project, two iconic Dali sculptures will be arriving at the Chali-Rosso Art Gallery this summer: Woman Aflame and Surrealist Piano.
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Shipyards Night Market

About: Visitors will find fresh food, locally made products, musicians, art and entertainment every Friday night. The festivities in the Square kick off at 5:00 p.m. on Friday nights. In addition, there is live music until 10:00 p.m. on the Shipbuilders’ Stage, showcasing talent from all over BC.
Cost: Free
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Ghostly New Westminster Tour
Photo: Ghostly Vancouver Tours / Facebook

About: Come out to New Westminster for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal.
Cost: $20
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Haida Now

About: Guest curated by Haida Curator Kwiaahwah Jones in collaboration with Viviane Gosselin, Co-curator and Director of Collections & Exhibitions at MOV, this exhibition features an unparalleled collection of Haida art boasting more than 450 works created as early as 1890.
Cost: $9 – $19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Richmond Night Market

About: There are over 100 food stalls, and 200 retail vendors. Sink your tastebuds into the classic tornado potatoes, and try your hand at mango desserts, squid, bubble waffles, dragon’s beard candy, and so many more!
Cost: Free – $4.25
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Culture at the Centre

About: Co-curated by Jill Baird and Pam Brown, the collective effort offers insight into the important work Indigenous-run cultural centres and museums in BC are doing to support their language, culture, and history.
Cost: Free with museum admission
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Chilliwack Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm

Chilliwack Corn Maze
Photo: Google Maps

About: The farm features a 12 acre maze that can be a challenge to get through. As guests make their way through the maze, it becomes an interactive experience to say the least.
Cost: $12
Time: Various

Free Outdoor Yoga

About: Mat Collective has decided to continue their free outdoor yoga classes during the fall season this year.
Cost: Free
Time: Various

Curious Imaginings

About: This art exhibit will “challenge us to explore the social impacts of emerging bio-technology and our ethical limits”.
Cost: $11 – $35
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Raincouver Umbrella Party

Raincouver Umbrella Party
Photo: Party4Health / Facebook

About: It’s going to be the rainiest, outdoor urban dance party in history. They are going to explore a pedestrian paradise with happy beats and, of course, umbrellas.
Cost: By donation
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Ghostly Gastown Tour

About: This tour is perfect for those who crave a deeper look into the history of Gastown and anyone that has a thirst for the supernatural.
Cost: $20
Time: 7:30 p.m.

West Fine Art Show

About: This amazing weekend of fine art will offer breathtaking interpretations of our western Canada lifestyle as well as the rare opportunity to meet and speak with each artist who are onsite for the duration.
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Saturday, September 22

Metropolis at Metrotown Job Fair

Metrotown Job Fair
Photo: Metropolis at Metrotown

About: Metropolis at Metrotown – one of Metro Vancouver’s largest shopping malls is looking to fill up to 600+ positions at their upcoming job fair.
Cost: Free
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Mid-Autumn Mooncake Demonstration

About: Instructor Jessica Yue will first show you how you how to make ice mooncakes.
Cost: $8.88
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Richmond Harvest Full Moon Festival

Vancouver eventsAbout: The Harvest Full Moon is a time of year to give thanks, bring awareness, exchange stories and reminisce about past experiences.
Cost: Free
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Olde Harvest Fair

About: Come out and celebrate the harvest with food, neighbourly competitions and music.
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Punjabi Market Tour

Punjabi Market Tour
Photo: Justin Ruscheinski – JR Media Group

About: Arsh will show you around all the obscure places in the market with her Indian insider’s knowledge!
Cost: $34
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

ArtBreakers Illustration Market

About: The ArtBreakers Illustration Market will feature some of the best contemporary illustrators, comic, and concept artists in North America.
Cost: Free
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Art 4 Life

About: Geared toward the young and young at heart, this celebrated annual exhibition at the Port Moody Arts Centre encourages creative exploration, fosters imagination, and facilitates artistic learning experiences.
Cost: By donation
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Seawheeze Sunset Festival

seawheeze sunset festival
Photo: Seawheeze Sunset Festival/Facebook

About: The Seawheeze half marathon before the Sunset Festival is 21.1KM. It follows a route that showcases the best of Vancouver’s picturesque scenery. Diplo will be headlining the festival and Felix Cartal will be performing an opening set.
Cost: $45
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.


Sunday, September 23

Blueberry Picking and Fruit Wine Tasting Tour

Fruit Wine Tasting TourAbout: Pick blueberries with John while he introduces the history and background of the historical fruit winery.
Cost: $32
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Ioco Ghost Town Days

About: Enjoy music, displays, and goods, produced by local vendors and organizations, as well as other fun activities such as trolley tours and Pony rides. Ioco Ghost Town Days is guaranteed fun for the whole family!
Cost: Free
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Upcoming Events

Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze

Located on the outskirts of Abbotsford lies a farm that is home to the scariest corn maze in Canada!

The haunted corn maze will be open to the public on select nights starting Friday, September 28th. The corn maze will stay open until Saturday, November 3rd, 2018.

Harvest Glow

Harvest Glow, the largest indoor fall festival in Greater Vancouver, is taking over the Milner Village Garden Centre from Thursday, September 27th – Wednesday, October 31st, 2018.

This massive harvest-themed, indoor light festival will bring together loved ones to laugh and play under the twinkle of half a million lights.


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