10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, September 22

Sep 20 2018, 7:28 am

So much to do on your Saturday! Check out BC Lions, CapFest, and the rest of our picks of 10 events happening in Vancouver today, Saturday, September 22.

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

lululemon SeaWheeze Sunset Festival 2018

  • What: An epic night of yoga, beers, and live music at the lululemon SeaWheeze Sunset Festival. The popular festival takes place in Vancouver’s beautiful Stanley Park, and internationally-acclaimed DJ and producer, Diplo, will be headlining the festival. Local DJ and producer, and JUNO nominee, Felix Cartal will warm up the crowd to kick off the dance party. Festival-goers can take part in an all-level sunset yoga practice, visit the local artisan market, and enjoy food and beverages from local purveyors. The festival kicks off following lululemon’s popular SeaWheeze half marathon (registration for the run is now closed).
  • When: Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time: 4:30 to 11 pm
  • Where: Stanley Park —  1151 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $45 for the Sunset Festival, available at SeaWheeze.com

Olde Harvest Fair

  • What: Celebrate the harvest with food, neighbourly competitions and music. While the kids play in the hay, enjoy local vendors and artisans, live music and dancing, warm apple cider, performances by The Re-Enactors, tours of the 1894 farmhouse, and more.
  • When: Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Rd, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

BC Lions vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats

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  • What: Catch the BC Lions taking on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at BC Place.
  • When: Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

2018 Grand Prix of Art

  • What: Over 100 artists of all ages and experience levels take part in a day of intense fun and competition, as artists race against the clock in this three-hour painting challenge. The exhibition is open to the public from 3 to 6 pm on Saturday and will remain on display at Britannia Heritage Shipyards National Historic Site until Sunday, September 23 from 12 to 4 pm.
  • When: Saturday, September 22 to Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 6 pm
  • Where: Various locations around Steveston
  • Registration: Online

Mid-Autumn Mooncake Demonstration

  • What: Learn the history, customs, and tradition behind the celebration of the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. Instructor Jessica Yue will first show you how you how to make ice mooncakes. Then you will take a quick tour of the house while she sets up the kitchen and shows you how to make baked mooncakes. You’ll get a chance to sample each of the mooncakes as well. Space is limited so sign up early. Ages 12+.
  • When: 
  • Time: 10:30 am to 12 pm
  • Where: Coquitlam Heritage – 1116 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $8.88

Craig Ferguson – Hobo Fabulous Tour

  • What: A comedy legend in film, television and the stage, Craig will be bringing his hilarious observations with a bit of a Scottish bent to Richmond. Come see the former late-night star as he talks about current events and the absurdities of life in this 18+ show.
  • When: Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: River Rock Casino – 8811 River Rd, Richmond, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online

Alicia Tobin’s Come Draw With Me

  • What: Join Alicia Tobin and her special guests for Come Draw with Me, an evening of drawings, laughing, sharing, marker sniffing, and friendships. No talent required, supplies provided.
  • When: Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 pm
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 E 26th Ave, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Oktoberfest at Fraternal Order of Eagles

  • What: Enjoy a traditional Oktoberfest meal prepared by Chef Heinz Ludwig while listening to Oumpa-pah music followed by dancing and live music by the band Search Party. Dinner includes organic bratwurst, red cabbage, German potatoes, warm sauerkraut and a local fresh soft pretzel.
  • When: Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time: 6 pm to 1 am
  • Where: Fraternal Order of Eagles – Northwest Aerie 2638 170 West 3rd Street, North Vancouver
  • Price: $25; buy online


CapFest/Capilano University

  • What: Capilano University is throwing CapFest, a massive event for the broader community, to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The free-to-attend all-day event features multiple stages with live music and DJs, food trucks and a family-friendly beer garden. You can tour the new murals on campus, explore an Indigenous festival, see film screenings, visit an experience fair, where you can measure your abilities against world-class records, and take on an escape room challenge. There’s also going to be an alumni homecoming hospitality tent and activities for children.
  • When: Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time: 2 to 9 pm
  • Where: Capilano University’s North Vancouver campus – 2055 Purcell Way
  • Price: FREE admission

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq The World Tour – Vancouver

  • What: Your favourite drag stars will be hitting the stage for the Official RuPaul’s Drag Race WERQ the World Tour. The event will be hosted by Bob the Drag Queen and showcase performances by the queens from Season 10. Fan favourites will also make an appearance, with Kim Chi, Valentina, Shangela, and Violet Chachki joining in on the fun.
  • When: Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time: Doors open at 8 pm, show starts at 9
  • Where: The Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available on Ticketmaster starting at $30.50
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