Surprise, it’s March! Hold on to your hats, because this month has no statutory holidays in it. What the heck, Easter. What the heck, Christy Clark. Well, at least this month does have: lots and lots of burlesque, celtic parties for St. Patrick’s Day, comedy shows, unique events, and a whole lot more. Read on, reader!

Go to a specific week: March 1 – 5 | March 6 – 12 | March 13 – 19 | March 20 – 26 | March 27 – 31

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  • Fox Hole Stand-Up Comedy – Stand-up comedy every Wednesday in the Projection Room, upstairs at the Fox Cabaret, for free!
  • Rock Paper Portside – A hilarious & interactive weekly tournament, every Wednesday night! Where else can you cut, cover & crush your way to cash, prizes and bragging rights!?!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Saturday, March 4, 2017

  • Polar Plunge for Special Olympics – A pancake breakfast, hot beverages, a costume contest, prizes and giveaways, and other fun activities.
  • Cattoo – Cat themed flash tattoos, ceramics, art and more at The FALL Tattooing & Artists gallery.
  • Festival du Bois – The largest and most popular celebration of francophone music and culture in BC
  • North Shore Art Crawl – A full weekend when artists open their studios and welcome you in to see how they work and what they do.
  • The 2017 Anatomy Fashion Show – Live entertainment, a photo booth, and a door prize raffle, as well as some delicious food. Watch models strut their stuff as they exhibit all the wonders and intricacies of the human body.
  • Sideshow – Hold onto your hats for another round of improv and sketch comedy with the PT crew. A family-friendly favourite!
  • Elemental Trends Pop Up – Featuring 30+ Canadian made YVR and YYJ based designers

Sunday, March 5, 2017

  • The Sunday Service – A very popular weekly improv comedy show for comedy lovers
  • Festival du Bois – The largest and most popular celebration of francophone music and culture in BC
  • North Shore Art Crawl – A full weekend when artists open their studios and welcome you in to see how they work and what they do.
  • Elemental Trends Pop Up – Featuring 30+ Canadian made YVR and YYJ based designers

Monday, March 6, 2017

  • Ladies Night at Mount Seymour – Ladies ride for just $10 at Mount Seymour for their “Shred for a Cause” night.
  • The Curry Cup – Eight of Vancouver’s top chefs will compete in the curry cup, you profit by eating.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

  • Drunk Spelling Bee – Are you constantly rolling your eyes at everyone’s spelling on the internet? Do you wish you had competed in a Spelling Bee as a child? Do you like to drink beer? Then this is the Tuesday night for you!
  • Urban Grind – Tackle the steps at the Harbour Centre for $5 and get a free beer and a free food coupon!
  • Free Pancakes at IHOP – To celebrate national pancake day, grab a free stack at IHOP all day.
  • Archer Trivia – Know everything about Archer? Quick: what’s his favourite drink!?!? For those who are fans, come together and compete in a friendly game of TRIVIA!
  • Dance Dance Party Party – Like to get sweaty while dancing like no one is watching? This fun dance party is open to women who just want to EXPRESS THEMSELVES through dance…
  • BlanketFort Rankerfort – The fort with the most fort returns to The Astoria to delight and entertain you. Roll up your sleeves on your PJs and help construct a giant BlanketFort in which a comedy show happens.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

  • Fox Hole Stand-Up Comedy – Stand-up comedy every Wednesday in the Projection Room, upstairs at the Fox Cabaret, for free!
  • Rock Paper Portside – A hilarious & interactive weekly tournament, every Wednesday night! Where else can you cut, cover & crush your way to cash, prizes and bragging rights!?!

Thursday, March 9, 2017

  • Movies in the Morgue – Watch “Shaun of the Dead” while cuddled up in the local morgue. Cozy.

Friday, March 10, 2017

  • ReFuse at the Vancouver Art Gallery – The Vancouver Art Gallery transforms into THE place for art, music and live performance in the city.
  • Eastside Flea Market – Over 50 local vendors, food trucks, live deejay, artisan showrooms, seasonal drink specials, pinball, visiting with friends & more!!
  • Story Story Lie – Woman’s Fundraiser – An interactive, live, storytelling game show that invites the audience to separate fact from fiction. the city’s best performers share intimate, hilarious, often embarrassing stories that seem too odd to be true. The catch is, one story is a lie.
  • Vancouver Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament – Eight top clubs, featuring paralympians from around the world, will be in attendance to battle head to head over three days.
  • VidLaser Radiohead / Dark Side of the Moon – A weekly laser show featuring the highlights and constellations over Vancouver’s night sky with the soundtrack of your favourite songs from RadioHead and Pink Floyd

Saturday, March 11, 2017

  • Teen Angst Night – Teen Angst Night is a comedic reading series. Readers at this verbatim storytelling night can share anything (poetry, songs, letters, journals, diaries, essays, stories, plays, lists, etc) as long as it’s embarrassing as f**k.
  • Moonage Kingdom LIVE: Sailor Moon Inspired Burlesque – Fighting evil by moonlight, destroying the patriarchy by daylight through burlesque, hip hop, swing, drag, gogo, contortion and more!
  • Eastside Flea Market – Over 50 local vendors, food trucks, live deejay, artisan showrooms, seasonal drink specials, pinball, visiting with friends & more!!
  • Spectral Theatre’s “Late-Night Double Feature” – Involves the presentation of two deliciously diabolical scripts (original works by local writers), brought to life by a talented cast of voice actors, live foley artists, musicians, and even a super famous guest star!
  • Vancouver Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament – Eight top clubs, featuring paralympians from around the world, will be in attendance to battle head to head over three days.
  • Terminal City Rollergirls Scrimmage – Come watch the Faster Pussycats vs. Riot Girls! The Terminal City Rollergirls are holding pre-season league scrimmage sessions again this winter. Spectators pay $5 cash entry at the door.
  • Vancouverite: A Comedy Show – A comedy show featuring some of the city’s best local comedians’ stories about Vancouver, adjusting to life here, and leaving home.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

  • Pancakes and Jam – Pancakes, bacons, eggs, and a little bit of jamming on the side.
  • The Sunday Service – A very popular weekly improv comedy show for comedy lovers
  • Kitty Nights’ Spring Burlesque Showcase – Featuring Ten different performances of innovative burlesque in a wide range of styles! Glamour, Nerdlesque, Comedic, Dramatic, Gothic…you name it!
  • Eastside Flea Market – Over 50 local vendors, food trucks, live deejay, artisan showrooms, seasonal drink specials, pinball, visiting with friends & more!!
  • Vancouver Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament – Eight top clubs, featuring paralympians from around the world, will be in attendance to battle head to head over three days.
  • St. Patrick’s Week Family Day Festival – Bring the whole family out for this one! Party starts at 11am with Irish Brunch, Guinness, and Caesars! Entertainment by Neezar the Stilts Walkers, Face Painting, Hula Hoop fun, and Irish Dancers!

Monday, March 13, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

  • Urban Grind – Tackle the steps at the Harbour Centre for $5 and get a free beer and a free food coupon!
  • Gastown Cabaret March Magic – Arguably the most fun you can have on a weekday (depending on who you ask…), enjoy three exhilarating sets of belly dancers, drag performers, comedy, live stunts, contortionists, burlesque, and random hilariousness ALL IN ONE SHOW!
  • An Evening of Storytelling – Ten storytellers share original stories. $150 in cash prizes awarded by audience vote.
  • Dance Dance Party Party – Like to get sweaty while dancing like no one is watching? This fun dance party is open to women who just want to EXPRESS THEMSELVES through dance…
  • Puzzled Pint – Crack the location puzzle, go to the location, solve fun puzzles at your leisure and have fun!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

  • Ladies Against Humanity – an interactive improv show based on cards against humanity.
  • East Side Beer Fest – Featuring craft beers from all over the world along with tasty samplings from Commercial Drive food purveyors
  • Fox Hole Stand-Up Comedy – Stand-up comedy every Wednesday in the Projection Room, upstairs at the Fox Cabaret, for free!
  • Rock Paper Portside – A hilarious & interactive weekly tournament, every Wednesday night! Where else can you cut, cover & crush your way to cash, prizes and bragging rights!?!
  • Red Truck Irish Trivia – The Blarney Stone teams up with Red Truck Brewery to bring a twist on a classic trivia night. Prizes include a Red Truck Brew Tour and St. Patrick’s Day VIP packages.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

  • After Hours at the Vancouver Aquarium – Experience the peace and tranquility of the Aquarium without the kids at this adult-only evening.
  • Art Battle Vancouver – An evening of live painting with artists going head to head for ultimate glory.
  • Sonic Boom Festival – Three acoustically beautiful venues in Vancouver will find themselves surrounded by the sounds of BC’s vibrant, contemporary, classical music scene

Friday, March 17, 2017

  • Celtic Fest – Free Celtic events at Robson Square Vancouver from 12 noon to 11pm
  • Sonic Boom Festival – Three acoustically beautiful venues in Vancouver will find themselves surrounded by the sounds of BC’s vibrant, contemporary, classical music scene
  • VidLaser Radiohead / Dark Side of the Moon – A weekly laser show featuring the highlights and constellations over Vancouver’s night sky with the soundtrack of your favourite songs from RadioHead and Pink Floyd
  • St Patrick’s Day Festival – The Blarney Stone has closed down Carrall Street to welcome families to an outdoor festival with Irish pipers, Irish dancers, face painters, and stilt walkers. Live music will play all day and night, featuring The Doolins, The Shenanigans, and more.
  • Annual WISE St. Paddy’s Day Bash – The return of a legendary Vancouver St. Patrick’s tradition with the one and only Shane’s Teeth (THE Pogues tribute band) and Special guests Still Spirits and The Staggers & Jaggs.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

  • Celtic Fest – Free Celtic events at Robson Square Vancouver from 12 noon to 11pm
  • Denim Vest – Queer sweaty dance party held at the Red Gate Arts Society
  • Sonic Boom Festival – Three acoustically beautiful venues in Vancouver will find themselves surrounded by the sounds of BC’s vibrant, contemporary, classical music scene
  • Cedar Bark Bracelet Workshop – Learn to weave cedar bark bracelets, hear stories and cultural values while learning basic weaving terminology and techniques, such as weft and warp, and the checkerboard twill.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

  • The Sunday Service – A very popular weekly improv comedy show for comedy lovers
  • SMOC Bizarre Bazaar – The Society for the Museum of Original Costume (SMOC) is hosting their first ‘Bizarre Bazaar’ with Vendors from Vintage to Modern Clothing and Accessories.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

  • Urban Grind – Tackle the steps at the Harbour Centre for $5 and get a free beer and a free food coupon!
  • Dance Dance Party Party – Like to get sweaty while dancing like no one is watching? This fun dance party is open to women who just want to EXPRESS THEMSELVES through dance…

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

  • Fox Hole Stand-Up Comedy – Stand-up comedy every Wednesday in the Projection Room, upstairs at the Fox Cabaret, for free!
  • Playdome at BC Place – Indoor carnival with more than 45 rides and attractions, plus your favourite carnival snacks and games, all under one roof! Plus, lots and lots of kids.
  • Rock Paper Portside – A hilarious & interactive weekly tournament, every Wednesday night! Where else can you cut, cover & crush your way to cash, prizes and bragging rights!?!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

  • Playdome at BC Place – Indoor carnival with more than 45 rides and attractions, plus your favourite carnival snacks and games, all under one roof! Plus, lots and lots of kids.

Friday, March 24, 2017

  • Vancouver Gem & Mineral Show – Unique Gems, Fine Minerals, Rare Fossils, Handmade Jewellery, Fancy Beads, and more…
  • CARDED! – The work of fifty artists is presented on trading cards and made available for art lovers to collect and trade. You walk around and trade for the ones you want! What would you do for a … carded card.
  • Eastside Flea Market – Over 50 local vendors, food trucks, live deejay, artisan showrooms, seasonal drink specials, pinball, visiting with friends & more!!
  • Playdome at BC Place – Indoor carnival with more than 45 rides and attractions, plus your favourite carnival snacks and games, all under one roof! Plus, lots and lots of kids.
  • VidLaser Radiohead / Dark Side of the Moon – A weekly laser show featuring the highlights and constellations over Vancouver’s night sky with the soundtrack of your favourite songs from RadioHead and Pink Floyd
  • Back to the Nineties: Games Night for Social Impact – A 90’s themed games night with friends and Vancouver’s social impact community.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

  • Vancouver Gem & Mineral Show – Unique Gems, Fine Minerals, Rare Fossils, Handmade Jewellery, Fancy Beads, and more…
  • We All Float Down Here: A Burlesque Tribute to Stephen King – Can you make a burlesque show out of anything?? Geekenders rises to that challenge. There will be clowns involved.
  • Eastside Flea Market – Over 50 local vendors, food trucks, live deejay, artisan showrooms, seasonal drink specials, pinball, visiting with friends & more!!
  • Geeks vs. Nerds Ep33: Outta This World – A lively and comical debate show featuring arguments about the autobots vs the crystal gems. If you understand that sentence, you should go.
  • Playdome at BC Place – Indoor carnival with more than 45 rides and attractions, plus your favourite carnival snacks and games, all under one roof! Plus, lots and lots of kids.
  • Print Ready 2017 – A large group exhibition which includes recent publications by over 30 artists and groups with paintings, prints, sculpture, and digital media installation.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

  • The Sunday Service – A very popular weekly improv comedy show for comedy lovers
  • Kitty Nights Burlesque: #nerdgasm! – Your geekiest fantasies come to life in vivid technicolor!
  • Eastside Flea Market – Over 50 local vendors, food trucks, live deejay, artisan showrooms, seasonal drink specials, pinball, visiting with friends & more!!
  • Playdome at BC Place – Indoor carnival with more than 45 rides and attractions, plus your favourite carnival snacks and games, all under one roof! Plus, lots and lots of kids.
  • Print Ready 2017 – A large group exhibition which includes recent publications by over 30 artists and groups with paintings, prints, sculpture, and digital media installation.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

  • Urban Grind – Tackle the steps at the Harbour Centre for $5 and get a free beer and a free food coupon!
  • Dance Dance Party Party – Like to get sweaty while dancing like no one is watching? This fun dance party is open to women who just want to EXPRESS THEMSELVES through dance…

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

  • The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Comedy Experience – Intrepid performers will venture on a quest for comic glory and snacks in a live, improvised spectacular inspired by the world’s most popular role-playing game.
  • Fox Hole Stand-Up Comedy – Stand-up comedy every Wednesday in the Projection Room, upstairs at the Fox Cabaret, for free!
  • Rock Paper Portside – A hilarious & interactive weekly tournament, every Wednesday night! Where else can you cut, cover & crush your way to cash, prizes and bragging rights!?!

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017