10 things to do in the Tri-Cities this September

Aug 30 2019, 7:30 am

Brew-HaHa, The Price Is Right Live, and more. Enjoy the last of summer with our list of 10 events happening in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody this September.

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

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Brew-HaHa 2019 Festival of Beers


What: Port Coquitlam first ever craft beer festival is a fundraiser for PoCo Heritage. Enjoy beers from Taylight Brewing, Northpaw Brew, Patina Brewing, Tinhouse Brewing, and West Coast Cider. There will also be door prizes, snacks and a food truck, live entertainment and activities for the whole family.

When: September 7, 2019
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Where: Leigh Square Community Arts Village – 2253 Leigh Square Place, Port Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

The Price is Right Live

What: The live edition of one of North America’s longest-running game shows is coming to Vancouver and you could be their next contestant. This September, The Price is Right Live will be coming to Hard Rock Casino for several live shows. Contestants will get the chance to play games like Plinko, Cliffhangers, The Big Wheel, and the fabulous Showcase. Contestants can win cash, appliances, vacations, and possibly even a new car.

When: September 12 to September 15, 2019
Times: 8 pm (Thursday to Sunday), 2 pm (Saturday and Sunday)
Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver – 2080 United Blvd, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Mid-Autumn Family Day

What: Coquitlam Heritage presents Mid-Autumn Family Day, an event celebrating Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean Mid-Autumn Moon Festival traditions. Enjoy cultural food and performances, take part in crafts, listen to storytelling, and more.

Time: 1 to 4 pm
Where: All Saints Parish Hall – 821 Fairfax Street, Coquitlam
Admission: By donation

Terry Fox Hometown Run


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What: The Terry Fox Hometown Run is a non-competitive event where people get together as individuals, families, and groups to raise money for cancer research in Terry’s name. There are 3 km, 5 km, 7 km, and 10 km distances. Walking, running, cycling, biking, wheelchairs, and almost anything else is welcome.

When: September 15, 2019
Time: Registration 8 am, run begins 10 am
Where: Hyde Creek Community Centre – 1379 Laurier, Port Coquitlam
Registration: Online

Laughs & Drafts at Moody Ales

What: Mixed Nuts and Moody Ales are teaming up for comedy nights in Port Moody. The debut show on September 19 features Ed Hill, Tania Taylor, Mario Micelli, Heather Escaravage, Curtis Pyke and Justin Nichol.

When: September 19, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Moody Ales – 2601 Murray Street, Port Moody
Tickets: Online

Mackin House 110th Anniversary – Open House

What: The Mackin House 110th anniversary celebrates the arrival of the first train passengers to Maillardville, as well as the House’s 20th anniversary. Go on a tour of the train station and museum, enjoy demos, treats, live music, and more.

Time: 12 to 3 pm
Where: Coquitlam Heritage – 1116 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
Admission: By Donation

Ioco Ghost Town Day

What: The Ioco Ghost Town Days Festival features local vendors and displays, live music and entertainment, a guided trolley tour of the town site, and more. The whole family can have fun with games and activities, a giant maze and pony rides.

When: September 22, 2019
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Where: Ioco Townsite – Ioco Road & 1st Avenue Port Moody
Admission: Free

Rob Schneider

What: Rob Schneider is famed for his work on Saturday Night Live, Grown Ups, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, and The Animal. Schneider currently stars in the Netflix docu-series Real Rob, which showcased the everyday hijinks of his life. He performs live at Hard Rock Casino on September 27.

When: September 27, 2019
Times: 8 pm
Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver – 2080 United Blvd, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Venosta Radio Show – Ioco Ghost Town Days Festival

What: Venosta Radio Show is a behind-the-scenes look at a 1920s radio show and how it was produced. Performed by the Expect Exceptional Theatre at the Inlet Theatre.

When: September 29, 2019
Time: 3 pm
Where: Inlet Theatre – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
Admission: Free

Port Coquitlam Farmers’ Market

What: Inspired by, and created in collaboration with the Haney Farmers’ Market Society, the Port Coquitlam Farmers’ Market is part of a larger plan to strengthen Port Coquitlam’s downtown centre through arts, cultural, and heritage programming.

When: Every Thursday until October 10, 2019
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Where: 2253 Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam
Admission: Free

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