10 things to do in the Tri-Cities this March

Feb 17 2019, 2:12 am

Cheech and Chong, Festival du Bois, and more! Fill your March with these 10 things to do around Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody this month.

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

Prisoner of Tehran

What: Prisoner of Tehran is a multidisciplinary performance work featuring dance, theatre and storytelling based on Marina Nemat’s best selling book “Prisoner of Tehran.” A collaboration between Nemat and Motus O Dance Theatre, the work is a spoken memoir in her own words within a landscape of movement, followed by a Q & A with the audience.

When: March 1, 2019
Time: 8 to 10 pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

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Parkside Comedy Nights

What: Vancouver comedians Ryan Williams and Alistair Ogden host a night of comedy in the Parkside Tasting Room with a rotating cast of comedians monthly.

When: March 7 and April 4, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Parkside Brewery – 2731 Murray Street, Port Moody
Admission: Free

Port Moody Film Society 19th Annual Canadian Film Festival

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What: Port Moody Film Society presents a selection of the best recent Canadian features and documentaries as well as outstanding short subjects by local filmmakers.

When: March 7 to 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Inlet Theatre – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
Tickets: Membership $5 a year. Member admission $5 per film. Festival admission $7 per film.


What: Anaheim rockers Buckcherry perform at Hard Rock Casino with special guests Joyous Wolf.

When: March 8, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver – 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival

What: Showcasing over 45 craft breweries and a new eats format with beer-friendly snacks. Choose either the matinee 12:30 to 3 pm or evening 7 to 9:30 pm tasting.

When: March 9, 2019
Time: 12:30 to 3 pm or 7 to 9:30 pm
Where: Westwood Plateau GC – 3251 Plateau Blvd, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online, ticket includes entry, beer samples, and snacks.

KidSport’s Massive Used Equipment Sale

What: A huge variety of high-quality used sporting goods at incredible prices. Everything from bikes and hockey gear to fitness equipment and wetsuits and everything in between. All proceeds go to subsidize registration fees for kids from lower income families. Save money and help the community at the same time. No tax, cash and credit cards accepted.

When: March 9, 2018
Time: 10 am to 1 pm
Where: Riverside Secondary School – 2215 Reeve St, Port Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Cheech & Chong

What: Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong perform their classic comedy duo at Hard Rock Casino. Iconic comedy legends Cheech and Chong defined an era with their stand-up routines and hilarious films in the 1970s and 1980s. Over the course of their career, Cheech and Chong have starred in seven films together and recorded six gold comedy albums, including the Grammy-winning “Los Cochinos.”

When: March 15, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver – 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Ken Ludwig’s The Three Musketeers

What: Emerald Pig presents the timeless, swashbuckling tale of heroism, treachery, romance, and above all, honour. Join D’Artagnan and his fearless sister, Sabine, along with Athos, Porthos and Aramis, as they battle the evil Cardinal Richelieu and the most dangerous woman in France, Milady DeWinter, to defend the honour of the Queen.

When: March 21 to 23 and March 28 to 30, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm, matinees on March 23 and 30 at 2 pm
Where: Inlet Theatre – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
Tickets: Online, $15-$20

Festival du Bois


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What: The 30th annual Festival du Bois is a weekend celebration of francophone and French-Canadian culture, and the largest in BC. Enjoy music and dance, traditional food, shows for kids, fun activities, and more.

When: March 22 to 24, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Mackin Park – 1046 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Tri-City Spring 2019 Home Expo

What: Head to Tri-City Spring 2019 Home Expo to meet local companies and discuss home improvement needs. Experts will be on location, ready to provide advice for decorating, remodelling, kitchen and bathroom improvements, as well as professionals to assist you with heating, windows, roofing, and more.

When: March 29 to 31, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Poirier Sport Complex – 633 Poirier St., Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

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