What: After an epic staycation tour around Vancouver in the Spring and Summer, #IAHatRIO is back on Wednesday, September 16 to kick off the Fall Comedy Season. There will be hilarious comedy, epic prizes to be won in our live CAH tournament, and the Most Horrible Person in Vancouver will be crowned.
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
What: The Roxy and Red Bull present Flip The Script featuring legendary turntablist and Beastie Boys member Mix Master Mike. DJ’s, BBoys and MC’s take over this iconic Vancouver institution for an incredible night of beats with support sets from Vancity favourites Vinyl Ritchie and JT James.
What: Today, the Swedish housing standard is one of the highest in the world with little homelessness. Conversely, Vancouver has been gaining world-wide reputation of one the most expensive cities to live in due to the expensive real-estate market and the unaffordable prices for the majority of Vancouverites. In the video & discussion session, the audience will learn the current models of housing in the two cities from the two presenters, Michael Geller and Wilco van Bemmel.
What: Young Women in Business Vancouver is proud to present the 2nd annual Beyond the Glass Ceiling, an inspirational panel of Vancouver businesswomen & networking event.With this year’s theme Women and Innovation, we sit with four top-tier women who have grown their careers by approaching things innovatively in their respective industries, careers, and fields.
What: This market features vendors lined up on the east side of Thornton Park on the sidewalk along Station Street, within ideal reach on foot for bus and SkyTrain users. Take note of new hours for 2015.
Where: 1100 Station St., Vancouver
When: Wednesdays, 2 to 6 p.m.; June 3 to October 7, 2015
What: A very urban market indeed, the pedestrian-friendly streets of Yaletown welcome vendors and farmers Thursday afternoons and evenings for a terrific food and shopping experience, right at the Yaletown-Roundhouse Canada Line station.
Where: 1200 Mainland Street, Vancouver
When: Thursdays, 2 to 6 p.m.; May 7 to October 29, 2015
What: The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems operates the UBC Farm, and three weekly farm markets (June through October) on campus, providing students, faculty, and staff the chance to engage with the community and support local farming.
Where: UBC Farm – 3461 Ross Drive (Tuesdays & Saturdays), UBC Bookstore – 6200 University Boulevard (Wednesdays)
When: Tuesdays, 4 to 6 p.m. (June 9 to October), Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (June 10 to October), Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (June 13 to October)
What: Each weekend over 20,000 visitors hit up this massive summertime night market in Richmond and experience the diverse array of booths, food and drink vendors, kids’ play area, and live entertainment.
Where: 12631 Vulcan Way (behind Home Depot on Sweden Way), Richmond
When: Friday, May 8 to September 27; Fridays and Saturdays 6 to 11 p.m. and Sundays 6 to 10 p.m.
What: Drawing crowds from all over Metro Vancouver, the Richmond Night Market is located within easy access of the Canada Line’s Bridgeport Station. Roam the aisles to find games, food, and all sorts of wares for sale. Late nighters take note, this is the only local night market open until midnight (Fridays and Saturdays).
Where: 8351 River Rd. (nearby Bridgeport Station)
When: May 15 to October 12, 2015; Fridays and Saturdays 7 p.m. to Midnight, Sundays and holiday Mondays 7 to 11 p.m.