Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: Sept. 14, 2017

The Westward Music Festival, a Flamenco dance festival, a film about rats, the singing Von Trapps, drinking wine on top of a mountain and performances by the water are all happening this weekend in Vancouver. And that’s just Friday.


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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: Sept. 14, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: September 7, 2017

It’s a weekend of the arts as the Vancouver Fringe Festival has begun, bringing performance of all kinds on to Granville Island for 10 days of creative expression you can go watch and even participate in. There’s also an accordion festival, there’s the Facade Festival projecting all over the outside of the Art Gallery, concerts, a Persian calligraphy workshop, and two different sports that can be called “football” depending on where you’re from.


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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: September 7, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 31, 2017

It’s the last big hurrah of the summer, and rumour has it it’s going to be a hot one, and I don’t mean the two (yes, two) adult Disney-themed events going on. Enjoy not wearing socks or sleeves outside while you still can at one of the many music festivals this weekend! If you’re the type who prefers the sweet icy breath of indoor air con, don’t worry, there’s some great things in here for you as well.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 31, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 24, 2017

It’s a very musical weekend with live acts every day from downtown to Playland at the PNE. There’s also a zombie walk, a Latin American film fest, and one Yaletown party that’s for dogs, their people, and everyone who loves them! This weekend is your last chance to catch some summer happenings this year – so scroll on down to the “ongoing” section to see what’s about to end – such as Theatre Under the Stars and morning yoga on Grouse mountain.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 24, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 17, 2017

Ready yourself for the beginning of The Fair at the PNE, an interstellar tall ship performance, dancing horses, a doughnut marathon, craft festivals, and a celebration of garlic! After the weekend, be sure to cap it off by being outside for the partial solar eclipse on Monday; by 10:21am the sun will be mostly blocked out by the moon. You can watch through special glasses, a home-made pinhole camera, or just watch the effect on the shadows around you, the wildlife, and the surrounding sky as the sun’s light turns to a sliver.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 17, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 10, 2017

This Saturday is the peak of the annual Perseids meteor shower, so be sure to look up at the night sky in between all of the festivals this weekend, including the multi-faceted Queer Film Festival, giant neighbourhood art at the Mural Festival, and lululaemon’s huge seaside yoga marathon and party; Sea Wheeze.


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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 10, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 3, 2017

It’s Pride weekend and there is so much going on that I can’t possibly list it all, but expect a celebration in nearly every venue in the city and especially around Davie Street! In addition to rainbows, parties and marches, there’s also two Japanese festivals (one centered on anime, and one on broader arts and culture) film noir, and fireworks.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 3, 2017