60 things to do in Vancouver in March
Spring is just around the corner, and the city is filled with many great events to check out in March. From Urban Grind to HSBC Canada Sevens, here are 60 fun things to do in Vancouver this month as provided by our friends at the Daily Hive
Fun events in and around the city
What: Vancouver’s biggest dog meet-up is returning to Trout Lake Park for another year, and more than 1,300 people have already expressed interest in attending. The event takes place on Sunday, March 1, and is hosted by Dogs of Vancity.
Any dog owners with a furry friend that loves to play well with others are invited to join in the festivities and meet hundreds of other canines. Those who don’t have pets are also more than welcome to pay a visit and meet some new friends.
When: March 1, 2020 Time: 12 to 4 pm Where: Trout Lake Park — 2100 E 13th Avenue, Vancouver Admission: Free
What: The Study and Go Abroad Fair is a free event for students looking for undergraduate or postgraduate options at home or abroad. The expo offers an opportunity to meet directly with universities from around the world, and to learn about scholarships, admission requirements and program options. Also featured is a Travel Zone with work abroad, volunteering, internships and language travel programs.
When: March 3, 2020 Time: Feature Seminar starts at 1 pm. Expo hours from 2 to 6 pm Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building Admission: Free, visitors can pre-register online or sign up on the day
What: Vancouver’s annual Urban Grind is returning to the city for 2020. The 633-step climb takes place at Vancouver’s Harbour Centre and takes climbers to the tower’s iconic Lookout observation deck at the top of the building, 28 storeys high.
There’s a $5 entry fee to participate as many times as you wish during the day, and upon reaching the top, participants receive a free beer and a $5 voucher for the Harbour Centre’s food court. On March 31, a timing chip will be available for people who want to race to the top. The climb will also have a by-donation coat check. All proceeds from the coat check will benefit The Kettle Society, a local mental health charity.
When: Every Tuesday in March — March 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2020 Times: Anytime between 4:30 to 6:30 pm Where: Harbour Centre – access through the lobby at 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver Cost: $5
What: Visitors will be taken on a driving tour through the container depots and logistics warehouses in Delta’s Tilbury Industrial Park, Port Authority’s Deltaport Truck Staging Area, Tsawwassen Container Examination Facility, and Deltaport Logistics Centre.
The tour will then end with a visit of Roberts Bank, where Canada’s busiest coal export facility and Canada’s largest container terminal are located. This includes an opportunity to get off the tour bus for an up-close look at container ships being loaded and unloaded at GCT Deltaport container terminal, which alone is 210 acres in size. Each tour takes about two hours and does not require any walking.
When: March 6 and March 21, 2020 Time: 9:30 am and 1 pm Where: Meet at the Port of Vancouver’s Delta Community Office — 5225A Ladner Trunk Road, Delta Admission: Free, registration details online
What: The second annual I Heart Tulips event celebrates the arrival of spring by filling Metropolis at Metrotown’s Grand Court with 14,000 multicolour tulips arranged in multiple heart shapes. Made by the creators of the Chilliwack Tulip Festival, the installation will be viewable from all three levels of the mall from 10 am to 11 am. Following that, tulips will be available for picking at eight stems for $5 or 20 stems for $10.
Proceeds from the installation will go to Variety — the Children’s Charity, an organization that has been providing direct help to BC children with special needs for more than 50 years. I Heart Tulips will also include plenty of tulip photo-ops including life-sized photo frames, a replica mini flower stand, and an adorable tulip-filled baby carriage. Take-home Polaroids are available for an additional donation.
When: March 7, 2020 Time: Event starts at 10 am Where: The Grand Court, Metropolis at Metrotown — 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby Admission: Free of charge, tulips by donation
What: Eastside Flea is a modern-day flea market that takes place bi-weekly in Vancouver. Each event hosts over 50 local vendors selling diverse goods from handmade independent maker wares to vintage clothing, collectibles, plants, artisan eats, and more. You’ll also find food trucks, live DJs, and more.
When: March 7 and 8, March 21 and 22, April 4 and 5, April 18 and 19, 2020 Time: 11 am to 5 pm Where: Eastside Studios — 550 Malkin Avenue, Vancouver Admission: $3 for single day entry, or $5 for all weekend.
What: The 27th Annual RBC JCC Sports Dinner celebrates professional and local athletes and raises funds to provide scholarships and programs for members of the community who wouldn’t otherwise have access to services. The evening includes live and silent auctions, dinner, and networking opportunities. This year’s keynote speaker is Super Bowl Champion and MVP Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints. The Jack Diamond Sports Personality of the Year Award is Noah Cantor.
When: March 11, 2020 Time: 5:30 pm (cocktail reception) 6:30 pm (dinner) Where: Hyatt Regency Vancouver – 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Learn how to tune up your bike in a positive space for trans women, cis women, and queer and genderqueer folks in a relaxed environment led by female- and/or LGBTQ2I-identified mechanics and volunteers. All bicycle and mechanical skill levels are welcome, and pizza will be provided.
When: March 11, 2020 Time: 6:30 to 9 pm Where: The Bike Kitchen – 1896 East Mall, Vancouver Admission: Free
What: The annual event, held by the Vancouver Pride Society, is returning to Vancouver for its fourth straight year. The winter fundraiser helps raise money for LGBTQ2+ communities. Taking place on March 14 at the Imperial, the ball is celebrated with a dance party that runs from 9 pm to 2 am. Live music will take place throughout the entire night, plus there will be a costume contest, photo booth, and more. This year, all proceeds will go towards a VPS bursary fund to assist small, marginalized groups to participate in Pride or to create their own events come Pride season.
When: March 14, 2020 Time: Introvert Hour at 8 pm, Unicorn Ball 9 pm to 2 am Where: The Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: See Grave Digger, Dragon, Scooby-Doo, and many other Monster Jam trucks push their limits in a variety of competitions at Pacific Coliseum. There is also an opportunity to attend the Monster Jam Pit Party on Saturday and Sunday morning. See the big trucks up close, meet the drivers and crews, get autographs, take pictures, and more.
When: March 14 and 15, 2020 Time: 1 pm (Saturday and Sunday), 7 pm (Saturday) Where: Pacific Coliseum – 100 N Renfrew Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: The BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5K is a charity run through Stanley Park with net proceeds going to support Canadian Diabetes Association. There will be an awards ceremony and an afterparty with green beer, food, a DJ, and more.
When: March 14, 2020 Time: 9:30 am (run), 10:45 am (awards and after party) Where: Stanley Park Pavilion – Stanley Park, Vancouver Registration: Online
What: Mt Seymour will be hosting Charity Nights where everyone is welcome to ski or snowboard while raising funds for Vancouver and BC Charities. From 5 to 9:30 pm on March 19, all tickets are $20 with half of every ticket sale going to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.
When: March 19, 2020 Time: 5 to 9:30 pm Where: Mt Seymour – 1700 Mount Seymour Road, North Vancouver Price: All tickets are $20 with half of every ticket sale going back to that night’s charity!
What: Western Canada’s largest indoor carnival is back for spring break 2020 with nine days of carnival rides, games, and sweet treats. Featuring more than 45 rides and attractions, PlayDome offers a wide variety of fun for the whole family, including a Ferris Wheel, Tilt-a-Whirl, and Haunted House.
When: March 20 until March 28, 2020 Time: 10 am until 10 pm (March 20, 21 and 27), 10 am until 9 pm (March 22 to March 26), 10 am to 8 pm (March 28) Where: BC Place — 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver Tickets: Online and at the door. Children under 2 receive free admission, and Guest Passes can be purchased by adults who wish to accompany children on a limited number of rides.
What: The world’s top brands will be showcasing their latest vehicles, concepts, and technology displays at the 100th Annual Vancouver International Auto Show. There will be hundreds of cars to check out, including modified supercars to sedans, electric vehicles, trucks, classics, and more. Highlights include the Canadian debut of the Gymkhana Ten Hoonitruck, C8 Corvette Stingray, Pagani Huayra Roadster, 2018 Indianapolis 500 Winning Car, Lexus LC 2020 Convertible Concept, Posche 935, and 2019 NTT IndyCar Series Championship Car.
When: March 25 until March 29, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West — 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: SAFW brings together some of the best South Asian designers in the industry. The three-day event features an evening gala, runway shows, and a showrooms with a gentleman’s lounge, beauty bar, stylists corner and designer collections.
When: March 27 until March 29, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Fairmont Pacific Rim — 1038 Canada Place,Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Marine biologist–turned–National Geographic Photographer Thomas Peschak shares his award-winning images and personal thoughts on the ocean’s animals at the next National Geographic Live!
When: March 31, 2020 Time: 7 pm Where: The Orpheum — 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Cypress Mountain’s new trail, Lights to the Lodge, takes adventurers on a stroll through an old-growth forest lit up with thousands of glowing lights. Walk along the incredible route and take photos of ancient cedar, fir, and hemlock trees. Halfway through your adventure, you’ll stop at the historic Hollyburn Lodge, where you’ll find everything from hot chocolate and cookies to homemade baked goods, appies, beer, wine, and burgers.
When: Daily until the end of the season Time: Open from 5 pm to 9:30 pm (arrive by 8 pm at the latest); food and drink available until 9 pm Where: Cypress Mountain Nordic Area Tickets: $34 for adults (includes snowshoe rental); available online
What: Vallea Lumina is a 45-minute adventure that follows two hikers seeking “a mystical valley where stardust falls from the sky.” The interactive experience gives hikers the chance to play, touch, and engage with Vallea Lumina’s ever-changing environment. It is presented by Montreal-based entertainment studio Moment Factory and Whistler’s “The Adventure Group.” There will also be a free shuttle going to and from Cougar Mountain, as well as non-alcoholic refreshments and snacks available for purchase on-site.
When: Now until April 2020 Time: Shows begin at sundown Where: Cougar Mountain, free shuttles from Whistler Village Tickets: Online, $29.99 per adult; $24.99 per child
What: Shuvinai Ashoona: Mapping Worlds is a showcase of drawings by acclaimed Inuk artist Shuvinai Ashoona during the past two decades. Ashoona is best known for drawings that incorporate traditional Inuit motifs and other cultural references to create her own sophisticated and highly personal iconography.
When: Now until May 24, 2020 Time: 10 am to 5 pm (until 9 pm on Tuesdays and on First Fridays) Where: Vancouver Art Gallery — 750 Hornby Street Tickets: Online
Cheer on the home teams
What: Vancouver Canucks continue their NHL season with a number of games at Rogers Arena in March. Games include Arizona Coyotes on March 4, Winnipeg Jets on March 15, and Calgary Flames on March 27.
When: March 4, 6, 8, 10, 15, 18, 25, 27, 28, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Vancouver Giants wrap up their WHL season with a number of games at Langley Events Centre in March. Games include Seattle Thunderbirds on March 13, Kamloops Blazers on March 18, and Kelowna Rockets on March 20.
When: March 13, 15, 18, 20, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Langley Events Centre – 7888 200 Street, Langley Tickets: Online
What: The Vancouver Warriors take on the San Diego Seals in NLL action at Rogers Arena on March 13.
When: March 13, 2020 Time: 7:30 pm Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Richmond Olympic Oval hosts the IWRF Paralympic Qualification Tournament, with Canada, Sweden Germany, Switzerland, France, Brazil, Colombia, and Thailand competing for a chance to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Canada was drawn into Pool B, and the top two teams in the tournament will qualify for the 2020 Summer Paralympics wheelchair rugby tournament in Japan.
When: March 2 until March 8, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Richmond Olympic Oval — 6111 River Road, Richmond Admission: By donation
What: Once a year, BC Place transforms for the ultimate weekend sports event that feels more like a music festival: HSBC Canada Sevens. The Canada Sevens will be taking over BC Place Stadium for two days of rugby action, for the only Canadian stop on the World Rugby Sevens Series tour. Outrageous costumes are highly encouraged.
When: March 7 and 8, 2020 Where: BC Place — 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver Tickets: $70 for Single-Day General Admission Passes; $109 for full weekend Tournament General Admission Passes — Tickets available via Canada Sevens
What: Vancouver Whitecaps face off with Colorado Rapids in MLS action at BC Place.
When: March 14, 2020 Time: 4 pm Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Alliance Boxing Promotions presents a professional boxing event showcasing local up and coming boxers as well as international fighters. The event also features a live guitarist, dancers, and BC’s first-ever wheelchair adaptive boxing demonstration.
When: March 21, 2020 Time: 7 pm Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver — 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam Tickets: Online
Eat fresh with farmers’ markets
What: Each week you can look forward to finding locally grown vegetables and fruit, meat and seafood from local ranchers and fishermen, artisan cheese and bread, herbs and seasonal nursery items, baked goods, prepared foods, and artisanal crafts.
When: Open year-round on Saturday Time: 10 am to 2 pm Where: Riley Park Plaza — 50E 30th Avenue, Vancouver; Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario Street, Vancouver Admission: Free
What: Open year-round and boasting stalls of fresh, colourful produce, homemade products, and must-try eats. From the ocean, oven, or field — Granville Market has got it all. Grab items to-go or order some grub from one of the many established food vendors at this indoor market. You’re going to leave happy and full.
When: Open year-round, seven days a week Time: 9 am to 7 pm Where: 1661 Duranleau Street, Granville Island Admission: Free
What: Family-owned and operated for nearly 40 years, Richmond Country Farms is the farm stand adjacent to Highway 99 off Steveston. Open from early spring to just ahead of Christmas, the market has a bounty of fresh local produce and prepared goods.
When: Open daily Time: 9 am to 7 pm Where: 12900 Steveston Highway, Richmond Admission: Free
What: Launched in June 2008, this open-air market, situated in the North Parking Lot of Burnaby City Hall, offers visitors an assortment of food and craft stalls to peruse on Saturday mornings every Saturday.
When: Every Saturday Time: 9 am to 2 pm Where: North Parking Lot of Burnaby City Hall (4949 Canada Way at Deer Lake Parkway) Admission: Free
What: Established in 2008, the Port Moody Winter Farmers’ Market began as a bi-weekly market in the lobby and courtyard of the Port Moody Rec Centre. Now a weekly market, shoppers can stop by every Sunday for local BC produce, artisan crafts, and delicious baked goods.
When: Every Sunday until April 26, 2020 Time: 10 am to 2 pm Where: Port Moody Recreation Complex – 300 Ioco Road, Port Moody Admission: Free
What: The market features farm-fresh produce, plants, quality crafts from local artists and artisans, gourmet prepared foods, community information, live entertainment, and more.
When: March 7 and 21; April 4 and 18 Time: 11 am to 3 pm Where: Belmont Street, New Westminster Admission: Free
What: The Cannery Farmers’ Market is Steveston’s indoor winter market, held at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. This unique market features local food and artisan merchants, as well as live entertainment, inside a historic cannery setting. Admission to the museum is free on market days.
When: March 8 and 22; April 5 and 19 Time: 10 am to 3 pm Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond Admission: Free
What: Canada’s premier food and wine festival, the Vancouver International Wine Festival will take place until March 1, 2020, and it will feature 164 wineries from 15 countries. Known as “one of the biggest and oldest wine events in the world,” the festival will feature a plethora of French wineries (43 of them) this year, the showcase region for 2020. As always, HQ for the wine fest will be the Vancouver Convention Centre, but more than 25 other restaurants and venues around the city will host winery dinners, lunches, and seminars.
When: Now until March 1, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Venues around Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Dive into the world of the planet’s most consumed beverage at Vancouver Tea Festival 2020. Attendees of this weekend-long event can expect a marketplace, presentations, tastings and more at Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre.
When: March 7 to 8, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre — 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby Tickets: Online
What: Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival showcases over 50 craft breweries, cider houses, and distilleries at Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club on March 7. Admission includes all beverage samples, and Taps & Tacos Food Truck will be serving food. The festival will also be operating a free shuttle to and from the venue from the Lafarge Lake-Douglas Skytrain station.
When: March 7, 2020 Time: 2 to 4:30 pm and 7:30 to 10 pm Where: Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club – 3251 Plateau Boulevard, Coquitlam Tickets: Online
What: The Curry Cup happens on March 9 at Heritage Hall on Main Street. Several chefs will compete to see who has created the most outstanding curry of the evening. Attendees of the Curry Cup can enjoy samples of each curry along with drink and dessert samples too.
When: March 9, 2020 Time: 6:30 to 9 pm Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver Tickets: $59-$69; buy online
What: Cypress Mountain hosts Breski Fest, where local breweries, cideries, and distilleries give out free samples of some of their best products, and attendees get to vote on their favourite. There will also be a BBQ, prizes, swag, and a DJ to keep the party going.
When: March 21, 2020 Time: 1 to 4 pm Where: Cypress Mountain — Crazy Raven Bar & Grill Patio (North of the Lodge, inside the RFID gates) Admission: Free for all 19+ ticket and passholders
What: Edith + Arthur Public House’s chef presents a four-course dinner, paired with four Big Rock Brewery Beers or Wines, on March 26
When: March 26, 2020 Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm Where: Edith + Arthur Public House – 8410 160th Street, Surrey Tickets: Online
Enjoy Arts and Culture
What: Mr. Kim is proud of his store, Kim’s Convenience. After thirty years of selling lottery tickets, catching petty thieves, and reporting illegally parked cars, he tries to convince his artist daughter, Janet, to take over the store. The play by Ins Choi that inspired the hit TV sitcom. An Arts Club Theatre Company production based on the 2018 Pacific Theatre production.
When: Now until March 1, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre — 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey Tickets: Online
What: Dear Evan Hansen, the story of a teenage boy who gets wrapped up in a tragic event by happenstance, is playing in Vancouver as part of the Broadway Across Canada 2019/20 Season. Dear Evan Hansen picked up six Tony awards in 2017, including Best Musical, as well as a 2018 Grammy Award.
When: Now until March 1, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: The Dancers of Damelahamid present the annual Coastal Dance Festival at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster. Audiences will be treated to a selection of ancestral and innovative performances from British Columbia, the Yukon, Alaska, Washington state, as well as national and international guest artists
When: Now until March 1, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Anvil Centre – 777 Columbia Street, New Westminister Tickets: Online
What: The 15th annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival celebrates the best of cinema created by women. As well as film screenings, the festival offers a variety of events including panels, artist talks, workshops, pitch sessions, an awards gala, and more.
When: March 3 until March 8, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Vancity Theatre – 10181 Seymour Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Celtic Illusion is a combination of modern Irish dance and spellbinding magic. Led by Anthony Street, director, producer, choreographer, and lead dancer. Celtic Illusion has performed to sold out audiences since its debut in 2011.
When: March 3, 2020 Time: 7:30 pm Where: Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) is a three-week-long festival with internationally revered artists and lauded Vancouver performers, workshops, and interactive dance activities. The festival features ticketed shows at Vancouver Playhouse, Roundhouse Performance Centre, and KW Production Studio. The 2020 VIDF will also showcase free shows at the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall and Woodward’s Atrium, plus free photography exhibition and life-drawing sessions at the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall.
When: Various dates from March 6 until March 28, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Various locations Tickets: Online, with many free events
What: Growing Room is Room Magazine’s annual literary and arts festival, which showcases a diverse lineup of Canadian writers and artists. This year’s festival includes panels, readings, workshops, and more around Vancouver.
When: March 11 until March 15, 2020 Time: Various times Where: Various venues Tickets: Online
What: The team behind award-winning podcast My Dad Wrote a Porno is bringing their brand-new live show to Vancouver in March. Featuring never-before-heard material from the mind of Rocky Flintstone, you can join Jamie Morton, along with best mates James Cooper and Alice Levine, as he delves deeper into his father’s Belinda Blinked erotic saga.
Recently, My Dad Wrote a Porno won a Webby Award for Best Comedy Podcast 2019, as well as being named Podcast Champions at this year’s British Podcast Awards for outstanding contribution to British podcasting. The show has also won a European Lovie Award and Team Porno was listed on The Progress 1000 — London’s most influential people of 2018.
When: March 12, 2020 Time: Doors 6 pm, show 7 pm Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre — 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver Price: $32.50, $45, $69.50 — available via Ticketmaster
What: America’s iconic comic, TV personality, and actor Bob Saget (Full House, America’s Funniest Home Videos) is performing a stand-up show at River Rock on March 13. Featuring special guest Todd Allen.
Sagat’s stand-up comedy career spans more than 30 years, and his 2014 stand-up special That’s What I’m Talkin’ About was nominated for a Grammy. Saget starred as Pastor Greg in the Tony-nominated play Hand To God, and his first book, Dirty Daddy, became a New York Times best-seller.
When: March 13, 2020 Time: 8 pm Where: River Rock Casino Resort — 8811 River Road, Richmond Tickets: Online
What: Shen Yun Performing Arts has become one of the biggest productions on earth, taking attendees back to the magical world of Ancient China. The production features dance as the centrepiece, with classical and folk styles from China’s many ethnicities set to a live orchestra that combines Chinese and Western instruments. The performance is guided by hosts who narrate everything in both English and Chinese.
When: March 13 until March 22, 2020 (no show Monday) Time: Various times Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre — 630 Hamilton Street Tickets: Starting at $95 — Tickets available online
What: The Fictionals present the annual Ladies Against Humanity special at the Rio Theatre on March 18. Some of the funniest women from around Vancouver will bring CAH to life during the live tournament, give out epic prizes, and crown the newest Most Horrible Person in Vancouver.
When: March 18, 2020 Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Luminescence V is a group exhibition of artists and works that explore the usage of light in 2D and 3D creations, including the popular and interactive Berzerkatroid Dragon by Ron Simmer. Artworks will be on display inside the gallery, as well as on the front and back yards. There is also a free opening reception on March 21 from 7 to 9 pm, with live entertainment, refreshments, and artists in attendance.
When: March 21 to April 25, 2020 Time: 12 to 4 pm (opening reception on March 21 is from 7 to 9 pm) Where: Deer Lake Gallery — 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby Admission: Free
What: Award-winning podcast Stuff You Should Know is coming to Vancouver for a live show at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts on Sunday, March 29. Since 2008, Bryant and Clark have released a mind-boggling selection of episodes every Tuesday and Thursday, produced by the website HowStuffWorks. Already, they have released over 800 episodes and garnered more than 15 billion downloads worldwide.
The Atlanta-based duo played themselves in a scripted TV show on the Science Channel, and they’re starting work on a Stuff You Should Know book with hopes to have it published before the end of the decade.
When: March 29, 2020 Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts — 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver Price: $35.50, $45.50, $59.50 (plus service charges) — Tickets available via Ticketmaster
Sing along to your favourites
What: Iconic American Indie rock band The Strokes catapulted to fame in 2001 with the critically-acclaimed debut album, This Is It — ranked eighth on Rolling Stone’s “100 Best Debut Albums of All Time” and fourth on NME’s “Top 500 Albums of All Time.” The same members who formed the band in 1998 are still playing today: singer Julian Casablancas, guitarists Nick Valensi and Albert Hammond Jr, bassist Nikolai Fraiture, and drummer Fabrizio Moretti. Their latest release The New Abnormal is The Strokes’ first full album since Comedown Machine in 2013. When: March 5, 2020 Time: Doors at 6:30 pm. show at 7:30 pm Where: Rogers Arena — 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver Tickets: Starting at $59.50 — Tickets available via Ticketmaster
What: Kingston rockers and JUNO Award winners The Glorious Sons bring A War On Everything Tour to PNE Forum on March 5.
When: March 5, 2020 Time: 7:30 pm Where: PNE Forum — 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Korean pop-star, songwriter, and host Eric Nam will be making a stop in Vancouver for his Before We Begin world tour. Before We Begin is the first English album for GQ Korea’s 2016 Man of the Year. Featuring special guest Frenship.
When: March 6, 2020 Time: Doors 7 pm Where: Vogue Theatre — 918 Granville Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: KIDZ BOP Kids are bringing their interactive family-friendly show to the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre on Sunday, March 8, which will be the last concert during the Canadian leg of their world tour. KIDZ BOP Kids have sold more than 20 million albums and made it to the top 10 on the Billboard 200 Chart a whopping 24 times.
When: March 8, 2020 Time: 4 pm Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre — 6066 Thunderbird Boulevard Price: Starting at $48.30 via Ticketmaster
What: Vermont singer-songwriter Grace Potter is on tour in support of her latest album, Daylight. She performs at Commodore Ballroom on March 12 with Bailen.
When: March 12, 2020 Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm Where: Commodore Ballroom — 868 Granville Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Toronto singer-songwriter grandson performs at Commodore Ballroom on March 18. grandson won the SOCAN Songwriting Prize for his song “Blood // Water,” and released A Modern Tragedy Vol. 3 last September, the final installment of the Modern Tragedy trilogy.
When: March 18, 2020 Time: 8 pm Where: Commodore Ballroom — 868 Granville Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Australian Christian pop duo For King & Country bring the burn the ships World Tour 2020 Canada to the Orpheum on March 24.
When: March 24, 2020 Time: 7 pm Where: Orpheum — 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online
What: Windsor alt-rock duo The Blue Stones are comprised of Tarek Jafar and Justin Tessier. They bring their Hidden Gems tour to the Biltmore on March 26.
When: March 26, 2020 Time: Doors 7 pm Where: Biltmore Cabaret — 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver Tickets: Online