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10 things to do in Burnaby in March

Daniel Chai Feb 28, 2018 10:28 am 690

March is here and there are so many fun events happening here in Burnaby.

From Luminescence to Spring Break and more, here are 10 things to do around the city this month.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Quilt Expo

  • What: ​Stroll through a beautiful exhibit of quilts on loan from the Pacific Spirit Quilters Guild, observe quilters in action, and even try your hand at a small project to take home.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Edmonds Community Centre – 7433 Edmonds Street, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free, registration required.

Healthy Kids Fair

  • What: Chat with community health professionals while learning about child development, mental health, nutrition & wellness, and more.
  • When: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am
  • Where: Cameron Recreation Complex – 9523 Cameron Street, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

International Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam

  • What: ​The Vancouver Goalball Club hosts the third annual International Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam. Nine teams are attending from BC, Alberta, USA, Japan, and Puerto Rico.
  • When: Friday, March 9 to Sunday, March 11, 2018
  • When: 10 am
  • Where: Fortius Sport & Health – 3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby
  • More Info: Online


  • What: This hit musical, put on by the Arts Club Theatre Company, is a rock concert, back kitchen party, and love poem that will move, shake, and wake you.
  • When: Tuesday, March 13 to Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $42-$47

King of the Courts – Squash Tournament

  • What: Test your squash skills in the 26th Annual King of the Courts. The tournament includes three guaranteed matches, a tournament t-shirt, a banquet dinner, door prizes, placement prizes and more.
  • When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Bonsor Recreation Complex – 6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby
  • Register: Online

Tomorrow’s Child

  • What: Calgary’s acclaimed Ghost Rider Theatre, with special permission from the Ray Bradbury estate, has created a new audio-only adaption of Bradbury’s sci-fi short story Tomorrow’s Child. This one-of-kind, audio-only, theatre experience is presented to a blindfolded audience.
  • When: Wednesday, March 14 to Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$36

Luminescence III

  • What: Experience artworks by over 20 notable artists from varying disciplines. These artists present the many ways this brilliant natural phenomenon – the essence of light or Luminescence – has inspired them.
  • When: Saturday, March 17 to Saturday, April 7, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Deer Lake Gallery – 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • More Info: Online

Spring Break at the Carousel

  • What: Enjoy Spring Break at Burnaby Village Museum, with a children’s entertainer, children’s art activities, heritage games, and carousel rides.
  • When: Monday, March 19 to Thursday, March 29, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free, carousel rides $2.65


  • What: ​It’s rock vs jock at the 15th annual JUNO Cup with Canadian music icons going head to head with NHL legends support of MusiCounts. Featuring former NHL Hockey legends Cliff Ronning, Dave Babych, Jyrki Lumme, Kirk McLean, Troy Crowder, and Brad Dalgarno facing off against musical greats Jim Cuddy (Blue Rodeo), Dallas Smith, Chad Brownlee, Devin Cuddy, Craig Northey (Odds) and Grant Lawrence (The Smugglers, CBC Music) and more players and musicians.
  • When: Friday, March 23, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Bill Copeland Sports Centre – 3676 Kensington Ave, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Bunny Hop Toonie Skate

  • What: ​​Enjoy ice skating, face painting, crafts and more for some family Easter fun.
  • When: Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 3 pm
  • Where: Bill Copeland Sports Centre – 3676 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: $2 per person, free for children 3 years and under
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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