18 Things to do this September in Vancouver

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Mad Decent Block Party

Every month, the Cit compiles a list of Vancouver’s must-see events. This makes it easy to ensure that you’re always around ‘n about town experiencing all that vivacious Vancouver has to offer. We’ve drawn from various sources to make this calendar your monthly go-to list for all things Vancouver.

The Cit is pleased to release the September edition of your Vancouver Social Calendar. As always, if you have an event you’d like us to include, share.

Bard on the Beach
When: Until Sept 20
Where: Vanier Park
What: Shakespeare festival on Vancouver’s waterfront
Website: www.bardonthebeach.org

PlayLand
When: Fridays and Weekends
Where: The PNE at Hastings Park
What: Superdogs + rides = Fun!
Website: http://www.pne.ca/playland/index.html

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival
When: Aug 28 – Sept 7
Where: Various venues
What: Watch inspiring films and interact with guest filmmakers from across Latin America
Website: www.vlaff.org

MexicoFest
When: Sept 1-30
Where: Various venues
What: A celebration of the anniversary of Mexico’s Independence & festival hosted by the Consulate of Mexico
Website: www.mexicofest.ca

Vancouver Fringe Festival
When: Sept 4-14
Where: Granville Island
What: B.C.’s largest arts + theatre festival feat. more than 700 performances by 89 artists
Website: www.vancouverfringe.com

Vancouver Zombie Walk 2014
When: Sept 6 at 4pm
Where: Assemble at Vancouver Art Gallery
What: Thousands of Vancouverites dress up as zombies and walk through downtown
Website: Facebook event

COHO Festival
When: Sept 7, 11am-6pm
Where: Ambleside Park, West Vancouver
What: Coho run, walk & swim + live entertainment + interactive learning + food
Website: www.cohosociety.com

Brazilfest
When: Sept 13-14
Where: Shipbuilders’ Square, North Vancouver
What: A celebration of Brazilian culture w/ food + performances + sports + interactive displays + shopping
Website: www.bcavancouver.com

Terry Fox Run
When: Sept 14
Where: Stanley Park
What: 3K & 10K run by donation + pancake breakfast + live music
Website: www.terryfox.org/Run/

Il Mercato: Italian Night Market
When: Sept 19, 3-7pm
Where: 3075 Slocan Street
What: Italian cuisine + music + handmade products from local artisans
Website: www.italianculturalcentre.ca

IDS West
When: Sept 25-28
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre
What: Western Canada’s premiere interior design show feat. 250 exhibitors + design celebrities + more
Website: idswest.com

Vancouver International Film Festival
When: Sept 25 – Oct 10
Where: Various venues
What: One of the largest film festivals in North America featuring 350 films from 70 countries Website: www.viff.org

Culture Days
When: Sept 26-28
Where: Various venues
What: National celebration of local arts + culture
Website: bc.culturedays.ca/en

Etsy ‘Made in Canada’ Marketplace
When: Sept 27
What: Robson Square
Where: Etsy pop-up market showcasing Vancouver’s most talented artisans, artists and makers
Website: etsyvancouver.ca

North Shore Green Markets
When: Every Friday from 5-10pm until Sept 26
Where: Shipbuilders Square, North Van
What: Over 50 vendors + 15 food trucks + live music + local breweries on tap
Website: www.northshoregreenmarket.com

International Summer Night Market
When: Every Fri, Sat, Sun until Sept 14
Where: 12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond
What: Multicultural market + live entertainment + food + more
Website: www.summernightmarket.com

Richmond Night Market
When: Every Fri, Sat, Sun until Oct 13
Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond
What: Over 250 booths + food + entertainment + ziplines
Website: www.richmondnightmarket.com

Mad Decent Block Party
When: Sunday, September 21, 2014
Where: PNE Amphitheatre, 2901 East Hastings, Vancouver
What: Diplo, Flosstradamus, Dillon Francis, Fatboy Slim, Bear Mountain. Twerk those bubble butts and say goodbye to summer as the Mad Decent Block Party is coming to Vancouver this year.
Website: www.maddecentblockparty.com

 

Editor: Danielle Johnson, @westcoastdcj
Created By: Kendall Titchener, @Kendall_Titch
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