10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, September 30

Sep 24 2018, 6:07 pm

So long September – thanks for the memories! Here is our rundown of 10 things to do in Vancouver today, Sunday, September 30. WWE Live, The Book of Mormon, and more.

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

WWE Live

  • What: Professional wrestling returns to the Lower Mainland as the Abbotsford Centre hosts WWE Live on September 30. The event will feature Raw superstars, including Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Braun Strowman, Kevin Owens, and more.
  • When: Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Rd. Abbotsford
  • Tickets: Online, $31-$125

Fossil Show at Richmond Nature Park

  • What: Learn about BC’s fascinating prehistoric past with real fossils displayed by the Vancouver Paleontological Society. Make fossil casts and fossil rubbings too.
  • When: Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Richmond Nature Park – 11851 Westminster Hwy., Richmond
  • Admission: By Donation

Venosta Radio Show – Ioco Ghost Town Days Festival

  • What: Venosta Radio Show takes the audience back to the days before television when families would gather around the radio to be entertained by stories, ads, and music. Enjoy a free behind-the-scenes look at how a 1920s radio show was executed. Performed by the Expect Theatre as part of Culture Days.
  • When: Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Time: 3 pm
  • Where: Inlet Theatre – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver Startup Week 2018

  • What: Vancouver Startup Week connects entrepreneurs, investors, community leaders, and friends to build momentum and opportunity. Vancouver Startup Week events are not organized by one central body, but instead by dozens of amazing community partners which in turn are supported by the non-profit Vancouver Startup Society. Last year brought together more than 3,000 people at over 70 events, including tech showcases, panel discussions, office visits, networking breakfasts, and investor lunches.
  • When: Now to Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations
  • Tickets: Online

The Book of Mormon Vancouver

The Book of Mormon


  • What: Dubbed “the best musical of this century,” by The New York Times, The Book of Mormon is a nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical. The outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation.
  • When: Now to Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Time: Performances run Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8 pm, Sunday evening 7:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 pm.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre — 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available on Ticketmaster starting at $30.50

Clayton Community Farmers’ Market

  • What: Clayton Community Farmers’ Market showcases local farmers, artisans and local businesses. There will also be a Family Fun Zone, Food Trucks, and fresh coffee.
  • When: Now until September 30, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Clayton Heights Secondary School, 7003 188 St, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Textile Walking Tour

  • What: To show how dynamic Vancouver’s textile community is, a self-guided walking tour has been developed to highlight 24 locations on Granville Island with a full range of creative textiles being made in our backyard. Many pieces have been produced to pair thematically with the businesses and studios hosting them. The event is part of Textile Society of America Conference in Vancouver.
  • When: Now to Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Granville Island
  • Admission: Free

Richmond Night Market

  • What: The 95th annual May Day Festival features activities for the whole family. Plus enjoy the Opening Ceremony on May 4 and the Rotary May Day Parade and Leigh Square Block party on May 12.
  • When: Now to Monday, October 8, 2018
  • Time: Fridays and Saturdays from 7 pm to midnight; Sundays and holiday Mondays from 7 to 11 pm
  • Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond (nearby Bridgeport Station)
  • Price: $3.75 (regular admission)


AK/ Facebook

  • What: Canadian funnyman Amandeep Kang, also known as AK, will be performing a live show in Surrey this month. The YouTube comedian is best known for his online skits about Surrey and Brampton.  The AKTV Live tour is the first live show for AK and will feature a mix of stand up comedy, stage comedy, and video premiers. The show will also feature live musical appearances from DJ HMD, Dr Zeus, Jaz Dhami and Lazarus.
  • When: Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
  • Where: Bell Performing Arts Centre — 6250 144th Street, Surrey
  • Tickets: Available online, $25 for presale, $30 regular

Sea Otter Awareness Week at Vancouver Aquarium

  • What: Get to know the six resident rescued sea otters – Tanu, Katmai, Mak, Kunik, Rialto, and Hardy – and learn about these incredible species ambassadors as you take in special programs and activities.
  • When: Now to Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Time: Regular hours
  • Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park
  • Tickets: Online
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