10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, September 15

Sep 13 2019, 5:00 am

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Terry Fox Run, Vancity Street Collective, and more! We’ve got your Sunday Funday covered with these 10 events happening on September 15.

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

Terry Fox Run

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What: The Terry Fox 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. Everyone is welcome to participate, regardless of age, athletic ability or socio-economic standing. While the Run does not have an entry fee or minimum donation, all participants are asked to fundraise or make a donation.

When: September 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Registration: Online

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival 2019

What: Stroll through more than five acres of sunflowers in bloom. On-leash pets will also be welcome, with a dedicated drinking area and complimentary pick-up bags on-site. Attractions include 20-acres filled with giant sunflowers, a one-acre show garden with 15 varieties of sunflowers, photo-ops with swing sets, lawn games, local food trucks and more.

When: Now until Sunday, September 15, 2019
Time: Hours of operation vary based on date
Where: 41310 Yale Road, Chilliwack
Tickets: Online

Vancity Street Collective Exhibit

What: The Vancity Street Collective hosts its inaugural exhibit at The Beaumont Studios. Featuring work from many Vancouver street photographers, as well as an opening night party and workshops.

When: Now until September 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Beaumont Studios – 326 West 5th, Vancouver
Admission: Free

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

Steveston Farmers’ & Artisans Market

What: Returning for its eleventh year, the Steveston Farmers’ and Artisans Market will be operating in the parking lot of the Steveston Community Centre, the market will feature a mix of stalls, including food vendors, artists, and craftspeople.

When: September 15 and September 29, 2019
Time: 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Easthope Parking Lot (across the street from the Steveston Community Centre) – 4111 Moncton Street, Richmond
Admission: Free

Surrey’s Heritage Rail

What: Take a trip back through time by riding Surrey’s Heritage Interurban rail car. The 50-minute trip goes from Cloverdale to Sullivan and back. Then check out the interactive exhibits and explore the Discovery Centre.

When: Saturdays and Sundays until September 29, 2019
Time: First train at 10 am, last train at 3 pm
Where: Cloverdale Station – Hwy 10 & 176A St, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Whistler Village Beer Festival 2019

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What: The Whistler Village Beer Festival features over 70 breweries and more than 140 craft beers and ciders, food trucks, and plenty of live music. There will also be food pairing dinners, unique cask nights, beer yoga, forged axe throwing, and a two-day main event at Whistler Olympic Plaza.

When: Now until September 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Whistler Village
Tickets: From $35 – available online

Richmond Sunflower Festival 2019

What: The first-ever Richmond Sunflower Festival will feature 20 different varieties of sunflowers and dahlias on over eight acres of land for you to enjoy, with multiple #instaworthy moments. Take a train ride through the vineyard and enjoy a tractor ride to the sunflower fields. You can also enjoy a cool drink or ice cream at the vendors at the festival, including a meal on weekends at the festival’s food trucks.

When: Now until September 15, 2019
Time: 10 am to 7 pm
Where: Richmond Country Farms12900 Steveston Highway
Cost: $10 on weekdays and $15 on weekends, plus tax

Vancouver Fringe Festival 2019

What: Produced annually by the Vancouver Fringe Theatre Society, Vancouver Fringe Festival features over 700 performances in 11 days, attracting over 40,000 attendees. Enjoy comedy, drama, musicals, clowns, political satire, and more, then check out the Fringe Bar in the evening for more entertainment.

When: Now to September 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues across Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: If you’re ready to reacquaint yourself with the rolls, drops, spins, and thrills that only Playland can offer, then you’re in luck! The always-popular amusement park located in East Vancouver is open for another fun year. In total, there are 35 rides and attractions to enjoy, 14 of which offer an extreme experience for those who dare to ride them.

When: September 14 and 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Playland at the PNE – Hastings Street just off Highway #1 West – Exit #26
Tickets: Online

Ubuntu Canteen Sunday Supper with Luppolo Brewing at Surrey’s Zaklan Heritage Farm

What: Guests who attend this event can enjoy a tour of the farm before digging into a multi-course menu featuring roast pork and a menu incorporating fresh fruit and vegetables harvested from the farm on the day paired with a selection of seasonal beer selections from Luppolo.

When: September 15, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: Zaklan Heritage Farm –13278 84 Avenue, Surrey
Price: $90; buy online

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