Metro Vancouver’s Free & Cheap Events for September 2015

Sail boats in Deep Cove

As summer comes to an end, fall is upon us!  Summer flew by with all of the excitement and fun of the free events in Metro Vancouver!  Fear no more though, Metro Vancouver is offering some pretty cool free and cheap events for September.  The September event list will be updated as new events are found, so be sure to check back for more events coming up!  As always, I’ll keep the list to events under $15!  And if you didn’t find what you were looking for, check out Penny Lavish’s post on farmers markets to see a complete Metro Vancouver list of free farmers markets for September. 

Make sure to comment below with your favourite September event!  We’d love to hear from you!  And if you want to stay up to date with all of the latest deals, don’t forget to subscribe to my blog by e-mail, RSS feed, or twitter on the right side panel for computers or on the bottom of the page for mobile devices and tablets!  Okay, let’s get started!  Here are events for September!

Free Yoga at Dude Chilling Park

What: Vancouver yoga instructors are coming together to give you free Hatha Yoga classes every day in Vancouver at Dude Chilling Park!  Click here to find more info or visit my post.

Where: 2390 Brunswick St., Vancouver, BC at Dude Chilling Park.

Price: Free

When: Daily at 10am and 6pm

Downtown & Waterfront Free Walking Tours

What: A walking tour with a complete overview of downtown Vancouver with some history, street art, and more in 90 minutes.  Click here to find more info.

Where: 701 W Georgia St., Vancouver, BC at Pacific Centre Mall at the Georgia St. entrance.

Price: Free

When: Monday’s and Friday’s at 11am

Granville Island Free Walking Tours

What: A 60 minute walking tour that highlights the uniqueness of Granville Island.  Click here to find more info.

Where: 1500 W 2nd Ave., Vancouver, BC in the parking lot beside Starbucks just off of Granville Island.

Price: Free

When: May 15 – September 12; every day at 1pm and 3pm.

Granville Street and Gastown Free Walking Tours

What: A  100 minute walking tour that explores the founding of the city of Vancouver.  Click here to find more info.

Where: 701 W Georgia St., Vancouver, BC at Pacific Centre Mall at the Georgia St. entrance.

Price: Free

When: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11am

Chinatown Free Walking Tours

What: A  2 hour walking tour that explores the multicultural heritage of the city of Vancouver.  Click here to find more info.

Where: 701 W Georgia St., Vancouver, BC at Pacific Centre Mall at the Georgia St. entrance.

Price: Free

When: Thursdays and Sundays at 11am

Shipyards Night Market 

What: While there, you can enjoy live music, delicious food, entertainment, art, a beer garden, and shopping! Click here for more info.

Where: 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, BC at Shipbuilders’ Square.

Price: Free

When: May 1 – September 25; Fridays 5 pm-10 pm.

International Summer Night Market 

What: Named one of the top 4 night markets in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine.  The market has lots of merchandise booths, food and beverage vendors, the Kids Zone, and exciting entertainment every night!  Free street parking, free shuttles from Bridgeport Station, and free Wi-Fi! Click here for more info.

Where: 12631 Vulcan Way, Richmond, BC

Price: Free

When: May 8 – September 27; Fridays & Saturdays 6 pm-11 pm, Sundays 6 pm-10 pm.

Richmond Night Market 

What: At the market you can sample delicious food from food trucks, play carnival games, enjoy nightly entertainment performances, and shop for merchandise from a variety of vendors!  Pick up a “Sweet Deals Coupon Book” at the entrance or at the info booth area for coupons offering over $250 in savings!  Click here for more info.

Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond, BC

Price: $2.75 for Regular Admission.  Free Admission for Children 10 & under and Seniors 60 & up.

When: May 15 – October 12; every Friday & Saturday 7 pm-12 am, Sunday & Stat Holidays 7 pm-11 pm.

Kids’ Free Summer Fun Centre

What: Summer fun activities for kids 1-12 yrs, including arts & crafts, games, sports, and more.  Click here for more info.

Where: Pipeline Rd. in Stanley Park adjacent to the Stanley Park railway.

Price: Free

When: June 20 – September 7 from 10 am-5 pm

Plaza of Nations Saturday Market 

What: Enjoy your favourite local food trucks and dance to great local music!  Enjoy your favourite Vancouver craft beer, wine, and ciders at the outdoor beer garden (must be 19+) inside the market!  Click here for more info.

Where: 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver, BC at Plaza of Nations.

Price: Free

When: June 20 – September 12; every Saturday  5 pm-10 pm.

SummerFest 2015

What: Face painting, balloon designs, Mehndi and Henna tattoos, dance Saturdays, concert series, and more!  For all ages. Click here for more info.

Where: 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver, BC at Lonsdale Quay Market.

Price: Free

When: June 26 – September 6; every Saturday, Sunday and holiday Mondays from 12 pm-5:30 pm.

Metropolis Lightroom

What: An exciting digital and visual installation, comprised of a 60 second walk-through experience tied to social media.  Click here for more info.

Where: 4700 Kingsway St., Burnaby, BC at Metropolis Metrotown Grand Court, lower level.

Price: Free

When: June 26 – September 7; every day from 12 pm-7 pm.

Steve Nash Pop-Up Fitness Classes

What: Free fitness classes for everyone, including: Zumba, yoga, power intervals, and buff beach body.  Click here for more info.

Where: Various Metro Vancouver locations

Price: Free

When: June 26 – September 3

Free Outdoor Movies

What: Free outdoor movies across Metro Vancouver.  Click here for more info.

Where: Various Metro Vancouver locations

Price: Free

When: June 21 – September 6

Robson Square Summer Dance Series

What: Free dance lessons, dance shows and social dancing.  Click here for more info.

Where: 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC at Robson Square.

Price: Free

When: June 26 – September 4; every Friday from 7:30 pm-11:30 pm.

Food Cart Fest

What: Over 20 of the city’s top food carts, a community market, live music, DJs, kids activities, ping-pong, urban gardening, and more!  Click here for more info.

Where: 215 W 1st Ave., Vancouver, BC.

Price: $2.50; free for Vancity members or with a non-perishable food donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Society.

When: June 28 – September 6; every Sunday from 12 pm-5 pm.

Park Royal Presents: The Summer Music Lounge

What: Live music.  Click here for more info.

Where: 2002 Park Royal South, West Vancouver, BC at Park Royal Shopping Centre.

Price: Free

When: July 1 – September 6; every Saturday, Sunday and holiday at 1 pm-5 pm.

Nooner Yoga 2015

What: A yoga practice by Lululemon.  Subject to weather.  See page for schedule

Where: Jack Poole Plaza or Pacific Terrace, Vancouver, BC.

Price: Free

When: July 9 – September 2 at 12 pm-1 pm.

Drive-in Theatre at River District

What: Drive-in movie theatre at Vancouver’s River District.  Four movie’s over the summer with each night having a different theme with corresponding food vendors.  Click here for more info.

Where: 3650 East Kent Ave., Vancouver, BC

Price: Free

When: Sunday nights on July 12, 26, August 30 & September 6 at 7pm.

Cineplex Family Favourites

What: Family movies for less with a part of the portion proceeds going towards supporting Free The Children.  Click here for more info.

Where: Select locations around Metro Vancouver

Price: $2.99

When: August 15 – September 26; Saturdays at 11am

PNE – After Dark Gate Pass

What: After 9pm nightly purchase a pass for $5.  Click here for more info.

Where: 2901 East Hastings St., Vancouver, BC.

Price: $5

When: August 22 – September 7 after 9pm (weather permitting); closed Monday, August 24 & 31.

PNE Discount Gate Admission – Vancity Member Day

What: Vancity members and a guest receive $5 admission.  Click here for more info.

Where: 2901 East Hastings St., Vancouver, BC.

Price: $5

When: Thursday, September 3 from 11am – late

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

What: A mission to provide a forum for the promotion and exhibition of Latin American cinema in Vancouver.  Click here for more info.

Where: Various Vancouver, BC locations.

Price: Varies by price

When: September 3 – 13

SFU World Sexual Health Day

What: A series of informative and engaging talks by local experts about sexual health and justice related issues.  Click here for more info.

Where: Room 1200-1500 – 500 Granville St., Vancouver, BC at SFU’s Segal Building.

Price: Free

When: September 4 from 4 pm-6 pm

PNE Free Gate Admission

What: Dedicated to promoting Taiwanese Arts and Culture, we focus on contemporary artistic expressions and present programs that reflect today’s Taiwan.  Click here for more info.

Where: Downtown Vancouver, BC.

Price: Some events are free!

When: September 4 – September 7

Richmond World Festival

What: Cultural dance performances, international food truck festival, headline music artists, Richmond centre culinary stage, global marketplace, wide world of sports, and much more.  Click here for more info.

Where: 7191 Granville Ave., Richmond, BC at Minoru Park.

Price: Free

When: September 5 from 11 am-9 pm

2015 Vancouver Zombie Walk

What: Dress like a zombie and then join in on a zombie walk!  Click here for more info.

Where: Vancouver Art Gallery (Robson Side), Vancouver, BC.

Price: Free

When: September 5 at 4 pm, meet at 3pm.

New West Artisan Fair

What: Soap makers, Reiki jewellery, hats, shoes, paintings, and so much more!  Click here for more info.

Where: 810 Quayside Dr., New Westminster, BC at the River Market.

Price: Free

When: September 5 from 11 am-4 pm

12th Annual Corn Festival

What: Celebrate the importance of corn to the peoples of Latin America and their efforts to protect the biodiversity of traditional corns. Try delicious Latin American food, enjoy music and dancing.  Click here for more info.

Where: 1661 Napier St., Vancouver, BC at Britannia Community Centre Gym D.

Price: Free

When: September 6 from 11 am-6 pm

Polish Festival

What: The program features songs performed by Polish-Canadian soloists and musical groups and a folk dance group from Calgary, along with an extensive food menu and a children’s day on September 7.  Click here for more info.

Where: 1255 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver, BC at Lynn Valley Village.

Price: Free

When: September 6 from 1 pm-6:30 pm & September 7 from 1 pm-5 pm

Annual Langley Speedway Reunion and Car Show

What: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the opening of Langley Speedway.  Click here for more info.

Where: 997 208th St., Langley, BC at Langley Historical Speedway Society.

Price: Free

When: September 6 from 9 am-2 pm

PNE Free Gate Admission

What: Free gate admission for all guests. Re-entrance hand stamps will only be given after 1pm. Guests are welcome to re-enter the gates prior to 1pm without hand stamp. Click here for more info.

Where: 2901 East Hastings St., Vancouver, BC.

Price: Free

When: September 6 from 11 am-2 pm

Music in the Park

What: A Free summer concert series, activities, and more.  Click here for more info.

Where: Cleveland Park, North Vancouver, BC.

Price: Free

When: September 7 from 12 pm-5 pm

BC Farm Museum Old and New Day

What: View an old (historic) item displayed beside it’s new (modern) version with many other fun activities.  Click here for more info.

Where: 9131 King St., Fort Langley, BC at BC Farm Museum.

Price: By donation

When: September 7 from 10 am-3 pm

Moon Cake Workshop

What: Learn how to make delicious moon cakes.  Click here for more info.

Where: 5288 Joyce St., Vancouver, BC at Collingwood Neighborhood House.

Price: $5

When: September 8 at 4 pm

Vancouver Fringe Festival

What: Annual celebration of theatre for everyone with over 700 performances.  Click here for more info.

Where: Vancouver, BC

Price: Starts at $7 a ticket for select shows, plus a one time yearly $5 membership fee.

When: September 10 – 20

Robson Community Fair

What: A customer appreciation event with a sidewalk sale, entertainment, activities, and a film-inspired city scavenger hunt.  Click here for more info.

Where: 4690 Kirkland Rd., Delta, BC at Westham Island Herb Farm.

Price: Free or by donation

When: September 12 from 10 am-4 pm

CDA Expo Surrey

What: An empowering education event for people living with diabetes.  Click here for more info.

Where: 6250 144 St., Surrey, BC at Bell Centre.

Price: Free

When: September 12 from 1 pm-5 pm

Studio 58 – 50th Anniversary Celebration

What: They welcome graduates, almost-graduates, students, instructors, administrators, board members, and community supporters to celebrate with entertainment and refreshments throughout the afternoon and evening.  Click here for more info.

Where: 100 W 49th Ave., Vancouver, BC at Langara College.

Price: Free

When: September 12 from 4 pm-11 pm

A Day at the Farm

What: Learn about farming and agriculture in Delta with live music, hay wagon tours, and more.  Click here for more info.

Where: 1600 Block of Robson St./800 block of Cardero St., Vancouver, BC.

Price: Free

When: September 12 from 10 am-4 pm

Fort Langley Food Truck Festival

What: 12 food trucks!  Click here for more info.

Where: Glover Rd. and Mary Ave., Fort Langley, BC.

Price: Free

When: September 12 from 11 am-5 pm

Langley Good Times Cruise In/Swap Meet & Car Corral

What: One of the largest mixed car shows in Canada.  Cruise In on Saturday and Swap Meet & Car Corral on Sunday.  Click here for more info.

Where: Downtown Langley

Price: Free

When: September 12 – 13

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival

What: A festival devoted to Flamenco Art.  Click here for info on free events.

Where: Vancouver, BC

Price: Some events are Free

When: September 12, 17, & 18

10th Annual BBQ OFF the Bypass

What: Live music, interesting displays, tasty vendors, and delicious BBQ samples.  Click here for more info.

Where: #117-20353 64 Avenue, Langley, BC

Price: Free

When: September 13 from 10 am-4 pm

QE Party in the Park

What: Celebrate Queen Elizabeth Park’s 75th year with a free concert, free pitch and putt, free admission to the Bloedel Conservatory, $5 zipline rides, food trucks, family fun, and more.  Click here for more info.

Where: 4600 Cambie St., Vancouver, BC at Queen Elizabeth Park.

Price: Free

When: September 13 from 12 pm-7 pm

Colour Festival Vancouver

What: Throw some colour, live music, vendors, food, kids activities and more!  Click here for more info.

Where: 5462 Marine Dr., Burnaby, BC at ISKCON Temple.

Price: $5 for general admission

When: September 13 from 1 pm-5 pm

3rd Annual Fringe Festival Square Dance

What: A night of social dancing for 19+.  Click here for more info.

Where: 1363 Railspur Alley, Vancouver, BC on Granville Island.

Price: Free

When: September 14 at 8 pm

Girl Empowered Leadership Workshops

What: Free motivational workshops help raise awareness of issues girls face and inspire them to create change of their own.  Click here for more info.

Where: 7399 122 St., Surrey, BC at Strawberry Hill Library.

Price: Free

When: September 14 – October 26 5 pm-6:15 pm

Boat Show at the Creek

What: Western Canada’s largest floating boat show.  Click here for more info.

Where: 415 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC at Mosquito Creek Marina.

Price: $12

When: September 17 – 20

West End Food Festival

What: Workshops, walks, picnics, and more!  Click here for more info.

Where: Vancouver, BC

Price: Most events are free to attend

When: September 17 -22

Meet and Greet: Pamela Anderson and Emma Dunlavey

What: RAW book signing with author Pamela Anderson and co-author/photographer Emma Dunlavey.  Click here for more info.

Where: 1133 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC at Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel.

Price: Free

When: Friday, September 18 from 3 pm-5 pm

Fraser Valley Cork & Keg 2015 – Free for food & beverage industry workers only

What: Free complimentary trade tickets are limited to guests currently working in the food & trade industry and must be 19+ to attend, where you can meet with liquor agents, network with buyers, trade staff, and industry media.  Click here for more info.

Where: 20393 Fraser Hwy., Langley, BC at Cascades Casino – Coast Hotel & Convention Centre.

Price: Free for guests 19+ who currently are working in the food & beverage industry only.

When: September 18 from 2:30 pm-4:30 pm

Iona Island Park/Beach – Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Celebration Event

What: Everyone is welcome to clean up the shoreline.  Earls will be providing burgers and slaw for lunch, and water and coffee will be onsite, so bring a reusable cup! Click here for more info.

Where: Vancouver, BC at Iona Beach Regional Park

Price: Free

When: Saturday, September 19 at 10am

Harvest Festival

What: Live music, activities for kids & adults, community group presentations, games & giveaways from the businesses, and more.  Click here for more info.

Where: Between West 26th and West 30th on Dunbar St., Vancouver, BC

Price: Free

When: September 19 from 11 am-3 pm

Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival – Port Moody

What: 20 food trucks, live music, family fun, and entertainment.  Click here for more info.

Where: Murray St., Port Moody, BC at Inlet Park.

Price: $2 and free for kids 13 & under

When: September 19 from 11 am-5 pm

Surrey Art Gallery – Artists Panel and Opening Reception

What: A panel discussion by exhibiting artists and a celebration of the opening of exhibitions.  Click here for more info.

Where: 13750 – 88 Avenue, Surrey, BC at Surrey Art Gallery in the Surrey Arts Centre.

Price: Free

When: Saturday, September 19 from 6:30 pm-9:30 pm

Coquitlam Treefest

What: A celebration of trees with free activities, like tree tours, children’s activities, live music, heritage building tour, and more.  The history bus tour and snacks and beverages are at a cost.  Click here for more info.

Where: 2601 Lougheed Hwy., Coquitlam, BC at Riverview Hospital Grounds in the parking lot of Henry Esson Young.

Price: Free

When: Saturday, September 19 from 11 am-4 pm

The 14th Annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House

What: Experience different dance styles with classes, workshops, studio showings and events.  Click here for more info.

Where: Level 6, 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC at Scotiabank Dance Centre.

Price: Free

When: Saturday, September 19 from 11 am-5 pm

Fall Home Reno Show

What: Booths of renovation contractors and renovation-related products and services, seminars, and opportunities to ask a pro – free one-on-one consultations with renovation professionals.   Pre-registration is encouraged.  Click here for more info.

Where: 2080 United Blvd., Coquitlam, BC at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Theatre.

Price: Free

When: Saturday, September 19 from 10 am-4 pm

SFU Woodward’s – Digital Futures: The Impact of Immersive Media

What: Collectively, panelists will explore what an immersive digital future may look like from varying perspectives.   Click here for more info.

Where: 149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC at Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema Goldcorp Centre for the Arts.

Price: $10

When: Saturday, September 19 from 2 pm-4 pm

Wesbrook Village Festival

What: Free fun for everyone, including free BBQ, live music, rock climbing wall, kids zone, and more.  Click here for more info.

Where: 3378 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC at Wesbrook Village, UBC.

Price: Free

When: Saturday, September 19 from 11 am-4 pm

Pirate Weekend at the Cannery

What: Celebrate “International Talk Like a Pirate Day” with activities including sword play, period games, historical artifacts, scavenger hunt, and more! Click here for more info.

Where: 12138 Fourth Ave., Richmond, BC at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery.

Price: Adults – $7.80, Seniors (65+) – $6.55, Youth (6-16 yrs) – $3.90, Children under 6 yrs are free; family (up to 2 adults, 5 youth) – $19.60.

When: Saturday, September 19 & Sunday, September 20 from 12 pm-5 pm

Free Tea for Teachers at DAVIDsTea

What: Free tea of the day for all educators including, teachers, ECEs, and teacher assistants.  Click here for more info.

Where: David’s Tea

Price: Free

When: Saturday, September 19 & Sunday, September 20 during store hours!

Pandora Park Fall Fair 2015

What: Country fair, family fun, arts & crafts, music & dance, games & activities, BBQ, and much more.  Click here for more info.

Where: 2325 Franklin St., Vancouver, BC at Pandora Park.

Price: Free

When: September 20 from 1 pm-4 pm

PechaKucha Night Vancouver

What: In collaboration with the City of Vancouver, they will talk about Our Green Future.  Click here for more info.

Where: 918 Granville St., Vancouver, BC at The Vogue Theatre.

Price: $10

When: September 23 at 6:30 pm

Word Vancouver: Free Festival of Reading & Writing

What: A celebration of reading & writing with 100 readings, 150 authors, and 20 workshops.  Click here for more info.

Where: Various locations in Vancouver, BC

Price: Free

When: September 23 -27

New Westminster Quay Riverfest

What: The boardwalk will have art, exhibitor expo family fun zone, live music & entertainment, tours of the Fraser River, and more.  Click here for more info.

Where: 788 Quayside Dr., New Westminster, BC at New Westminster Quay Boardwalk.

Price: Free

When: September 24-26

2015 Snowbird RV Show & Sale

What: New recreation vehicles on show and for sale, private sales of RV’s by the public, seminars, and 50 booth exhibitors.  Net proceeds to charity.  Click here for more info.

Where: 1190 Cornell St., Abbotsford, BC at Tradex Trade & Exhibition Centre.

Price: One day pass: $8 – Adults, $6 – Seniors, $5 – Youth (13-19), free children 12 & under.  For more prices, see website.

When: September 24-27

Vancouver International Film Festival 2015

What: One of the largest film festivals in North America.  Must have an annual membership for $2.  Click here for more info.

Where: Various locations in Vancouver, BC.

Price: Prices vary for each film, but there are lots of films under $15.  Keep in mind of any additional fees.

When: September 24 – October 9

Culture Days: Family Records Workshop

What: Tips on how to care for family photos and documents by NVMA archivist Janet Turner.  Pre-register.  Click here for more info.

Where: 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC at Forest Sciences Centre, UBC.

Price: Free

When: September 25 from 2 pm-4 pm

Beyond The Inferno

What: Celebrate National Forest Week with UBC Forestry with interactive displays, exhibits, talks, and more.  Must RSVP as space is limited.  Click here for more info.

Where: 3203 Institute Rd., North Vancouver, BC at North Vancouver Community History Centre.

Price: Free

When: September 25 from 4 pm-8 pm

Accelerate Your Life Vancouver

What: Join others on their journey toward wellness, purpose and abundance and come prepared to be enlightened and motivated to learn how to live your dream and attain financial freedom all at the same time.  Click here for more info.

Where: 1055 Canada Pl., Vancouver, BC at Vancouver Convention Centre

Price: Free

When: September 25 from 10 am-9 pm & September 26 from 10 am-7 pm

Culture Days

What: Free hands-on, interactive activities for the public to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, designers, and other creative people in their communities.  Click here for more info.

Where: Across Metro Vancouver.  Click here to find an activity near you.

Price: Free

When: September 25 – 27

Vancouver’s Original Greek Food Festival

What: Live Greek dancing, music and cooking, and more.  Click here for more info.

Where: 4500 Arbutus St., Vancouver, BC.

Price: Free

When: September 25 – 27

Maker Showcase

What: Bringing together the community of makers, doers, and creatives to network, showcase projects and talents.  You can learn about 3D printing, interactive arts, Meccano, digital video,  Click here for more info.

Where: 10350 University Dr., Surrey, BC at City Centre Library.

Price: Free

When: September 26 from 11 am-3 pm

Harvest Festival and Food Swap

What: Bring your homemade preserves and homegrown produce to trade with your neighbours. Other activities include, kids games, learning stations, $1/$2 garage sale, live performances, and more.  Click here for more info.

Where: 4065 Victoria Dr., Vancouver, BC at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House.

Price: Free

When: September 26 from 10 am-12 pm

Movies at Stawberry Hill

What: “The Lego Movie” will be playing, so bring a blanket and a snack.  Parents must stay with children under 10.  Click here for more info.

Where: 7399 122 St., Newton, Surrey, BC at Strawberry Hill Library.

Price: Free

When: September 26 from 2 pm-3:30 pm

Movies at Ocean Park

What: “What A Girl Wants” will be playing with free snacks.  Ages 12+. Click here for more info.

Where: 12854 17th Ave., Surrey, BC at Ocean Park Library.

Price: Free

When: September 26 from 2 pm-4:30 pm

Movies at Semiahmoo Library

What: “Night at the Museum” will be playing.  Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.  Click here for more info.

Where: 1815 152nd St., Surrey, BC at Semiahmoo Library.

Price: Free

When: September 26 from 1:30 pm-4 pm

Mount Pleasant Metamorfest

What: Live music, activities and booths for children, seniors, and everyone in between.  There will be Zumba and Laughter Yoga in the park.  Click here for more info.

Where: Prince Albert St. & Fraser St. adjacent to E. Broadway St., Vancouver, BC.

Price: Free

When: September 26 from 12 pm-6 pm

Etsy Made in Canada Marketplace

What: Crafters, artisans, and collectors will be selling their handmade and vintage goods. Click here for more info.

Where: 800 Robson St., Vancouver, BC at UBC Robson Square.

Price: Free

When: September 26 from 10 am-5 pm

2nd Annual Art in the City Studio Tour

What: Self-guided tour with artists and artisans showcasing their talents through demonstration, exhibition and engagement. Click here for more info.

Where: Surrey, BC

Price: Free

When: September 26 – 27

Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival – Maple Ridge

What: 20 food trucks, live music, family fun, and entertainment.  Click here for more info.

Where: 23448 105 Ave., Maple Ridge, BC at Albion Fairgrounds.

Price: $2 and free for kids 13 & under

When: September 26 from 11 am-5 pm

The 6th Annual Baconfest

What: Local craft beer, live music, farm gate shopping, and bacon!  Click here for more info.

Where: 4992 Byrne Rd., Burnaby, BC at Urban Digs Farm.

Price: $5 Online, $10 at door (if not sold out), and free for Urban Digs members.

When: September 26 from 6 pm-10:30 pm

Hamelin: A New Fable with Axis Theatre Company

What:  A musical-adventure live-action play with an important message “keeping your word”.  Click here for more info.

Where: 808 Richards St., Vancouver, BC at the ArtStarts Gallery on Saturday, September 26; 810 Quayside Dr., New Westminster, BC at River Market at Westminster Quay on Sunday, September 27.

Price: Free

When: September 26-27 at 11 am & 1 pm

Mini Food Truck Fest at North Surrey Auto Mall

What: 6 food trucks, 4 artisan vendors, and face painting.  Click here for more info.

Where: 15365 Guildford Dr., Surrey, BC at North Surrey Auto Mall.

Price: Free

When: September 27 from 11 am-5 pm

Walking Tour: 1972 Pleasure Faire

What: Join Bill Jeffries to reflect upon the events and impact of this cultural event.  See artist Ken Lum’s installation From Shangri-la to Shangri-la.  Click here for more info.

Where: 2645 Dollarton Hwy., North Vancouver, BC at Wild Bird Trust’s Meet and Greet Office at the head of Osprey Point Trail.

Price: Free

When: September 27 from 10 am-12 pm

World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum

What: A celebration of our rivers and waterways with activities, demonstrations, displays, tours, crafts, music, and children’s entertainer Will Stroet.  Click here for more info.

Where: 6501 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby, BC at Burnaby Village Museum.

Price: Free

When: September 27 from 11 am-4:30 pm

Hello Happy Market – Vancouver 2015

What:  It’s a carefully curated market event showcasing bright, modern, handmade goods from across Canada.  Click here for more info.

Where: 4386 Main St., Vancouver, BC at Little Mountain Shop.

Price: Free

When: September 27 from 10 am-5 pm

Special Afternoon with Dr. Kevin Zakresky

What:  It’s a carefully curated market event showcasing bright, modern, handmade goods from across Canada.  Click here for more info.

Where: 4386 Main St., Vancouver, BC at Little Mountain Shop.

Price: Free

When: September 27 from 10 am-5 pm

Portobello West (Van)

What: Shop local goodies, including jewelry, art, fashion, home accessories, kids wear, sweet treats, and more.  Click here for more info.

Where: 2121 Marine Dr., Vancouver, BC at West Vancouver Community Centre.

Price: Free

When: September 27 from 10 am-5 pm

Movies at Guildford

What: “Gone Girl” will be playing.  Click here for more info.

Where: 15105 105 Ave., Surrey, BC at Guildford Public Library meeting room.

Price: Free

When: September 27 from 2 pm-4 pm

Movie at City Centre

What: “DUFF” will be playing, rated 14A.  Click here for more info.

Where: 10350 University Dr., Surrey, BC at City Centre Library.

Price: Free

When: September 28 from 2 pm-4 pm

Conceptual Design Presentation for the new Vancouver Art Gallery Building

What: The public unveiling of our conceptual design by Herzog & de Meuron for a new Vancouver Art Gallery building.  Click herehttp://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/events_and_programs/special_events.html#new for more info.

Where: 649 Cambie St., Vancouver, BC at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Price: $5 – members, $7 – non-members before fees and taxes.

When: September 29 from 6:30 pm-10 pm

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