7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, September 12

Sep 12 2019, 5:00 am

Thursday is the new Friday, especially with Westward Music Festival, The Price Is Right Live, and more happening today! Here are seven events to check out today, September 12, 2019.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Westward Music Festival 2019

Westward Music Festival/

Westward Music Festival/Facebook

What: The third-annual festival will be taking over downtown Vancouver with concerts by local and international acts. Artists this year include from Japanese rapper/producer Joji, Vancouver’s very own Black Mountain, and indie rockers The Paper Kites from Australia.

Westward Music Festival has also partnered up with the Yaletown BIA to include three free outdoor stages alongside a beer garden, food and local vendors for local residents to enjoy. One of these stages will be hosted by Music BC and showcase local emerging artists.

When: September 12 to 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Multiple locations in downtown Vancouver and Main Street
Tickets: Online

The North Face Agency Sample Sale

What: The North Face Agency Sample Sale is a biannual event featuring a minimum 50% off all men’s, women’s and youth apparel, equipment and footwear. Limited sample sizing and all sales are final. Cash, credit, and debit are accepted.

When: September 12 to September 15, 2019
Time: 5 to 8 pm (Thursday and Friday), 10 am to 5 pm (Saturday), 12 to 5 pm (Sunday)
Where: Lansdowne Centre – 5300 No. 3 Rd # 100, Richmond
Admission: Free

Vancity Street Collective Exhibit

What: The Vancity Street Collective hosts its inaugural exhibit from September 12 to 15 at The Beaumont Studios. Featuring work from many Vancouver street photographers, as well as an opening night party and workshops.

When: September 12 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: 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

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Arts Club Theatre Company / Facebook

What: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Ursula Rani Sarma is based on the book by Khaled Hosseini. Set in war-torn Afghanistan, A Thousand Splendid Suns tells the story of the unlikely but extraordinary friendship of Laila and Mariam.

When: Tuesdays to Sundays from September 12 to October 13, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage – 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Mooncake Pop-up Colette Grand Café

What: Holt Renfrew’s Colette Grand Café will be hosting a special mooncake pop-up from September 3 to 13. The downtown spot will offer a custom collection of mooncakes in Colette Grand Café boxes including flavours like Matcha, Earl Grey, Rose, and Black Sesame.

When: Now to September 13, 2019
Time: 10 am to 7 pm (Monday and Tuesday), 10 am to 9 pm (Wednesday to Friday)
Where: Holt Renfrew Vancouver – 737 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
More Info: Online

A Tender Thing by Ben Power

What: A Tender Thing asks the questions what if Romeo and Juliet didn’t die in that double suicide in the Capulet family vault? Instead, what if they lived into old age and faced a more commonplace tragedy? Find out in Ben Power’s take on Shakespeare’s love story.

When: Thursdays to Sundays until September 29, 2019
Time: 8 pm (except for 2 pm matinees on September 15, 22, and 29)
Where: Jericho Arts Centre – 1675 Discovery Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online