10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, September 2

Aug 30 2018, 5:48 pm

Keep the long weekend fun going with our list of 10 great events in Vancouver today, Sunday, September 2. Summer Pool Party, Farmers Market, and more.

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

Babes On Babes – QUEER Long Weekend Party: Anniversary Edition

  • What: Vancouver’s Queer Long Weekend Jam features special guests Immigrant Lessons, plus Body Party, DJ Kookum, Skylar Love, Adia and more.
  • When: Sunday, September 2
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Cover: $15

Summer Cinema Series – Coco

  • What: Enjoy an outdoor screening of the modern Pixar classic, Coco. Arrive early for best lawn seating selection and don’t forget to bring a blanket. Presented by Panatch Group.
  • When: Sunday, September 2, 2018
  • Time: Dusk
  • Where: Main Lawn, Rocky Point Park, Point Moody
  • Admission: Free

Steveston Farmers & Artisans’ Market

  • What: With entertainment playing and vendors striking up conversations with customers throughout the day, the Steveston Farmers and Artisans’ Market creates a friendly, social environment for you to spend your afternoon. Whether you’re buying fresh locally grown produce, grabbing a bite to eat, enjoying the craftsmanship of some of the artisans, or simply strolling through the market enjoying the day, the market has something to offer for everyone.
  • When: Sunday, September 2, 2018
  • 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

Show and Shine

  • What: The MBCA Show and Shine 2018 at Waterfront Park is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and enjoyment of the Mercedes-Benz automobile. This year celebrates 35 Years of the W201. Register online.
  • When: Sunday, September 2, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Waterfront Park, North Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Summer Pool Party at Drai’s

  • What: Keep the long weekend fun going with a Summer Pool Party at Drai’s. JStrIng, Zwoofer, Kluzda will be playing high energy KPop, EDM, party anthems, and more.
  • When: Sunday, September 2, 2018
  • Time: Doors 2 pm
  • Where: Drai’s Vancouver – 3rd floor – 1161 West Georgia, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $16 to $25

Aritzia Warehouse Sale 2018

  • What: There will be a constant rotation of new stock coming in daily with major price cuts of 50% to 90% off the original retail cost. Brands such as Wilfred, TNA, Babaton, and Talula will be up for grabs from both spring/summer and fall/winter.
  • When: Now to Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 7 pm on Sunday and Monday
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • More Info: Online

Poirier Street Market

  • What: Launched in 1996, the Poirier Street Farmers Market is the longest running suburban farmers market in the Lower Mainland. The Poirier Street Market hosts a diversity of vendors and products from May through October. Each week a wide variety of vendors gather to showcase their products – made, baked, grown, or raised in BC.
  • When: 
  • Time: 9 am to 1 pm
  • Where: Dogwood Pavilion Parking Lot – 624 Poirier Street, Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Summer Sundays: Big City Soul

  • What: Enjoy free concerts every Sunday at Rocky Point Park. Big City Soul plays a high-energy mix of new music and classic songs that they guarantee will get you up dancing.
  • When: Sunday, September 2, 2018
  • Time: 2 pm
  • Where: Rocky Point Park – 2800 block Murray Street, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

Victory Square Block Party 2018

  • What: CiTR Radio 101.9FM and Discorder Magazine annual summer party to bring summer to a close. Featuring live music, an ice cream truck on site, and a raffle for great local prizes. Proceeds from the raffle and sponsorship go towards Megaphone, Vancouver’s street magazine sold by homeless and low-income vendors.
  • When: Sunday, September 2, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 9 pm
  • Where: Victory Square – corner of Hastings and Cambie, Vancouver,
  • Admission: Free
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