Lousy Smarch weather! Can you believe it’s March already? We’re getting closer and closer to warmer months and longer evenings. But, in the meantime, lets just all grimace together at the snow that continues to fall in Vancouver. At least you can keep your self busy this month with tons of fun activities including burlesque, green beer, art shows, and did someone say free pancakes?

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Urban Grind

When: Every Tuesday in March
Where: Vancouver Lookout
What is it: Tackle the 633 steps up to the Harbour Centre for $5 and get a free beer and a free food coupon! (more info)

Free Pancakes at IHOP

When: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Where: IHOP locations
What is it: To celebrate national pancake day, grab a free stack at participating IHOP locations from 7am – 7pm. (more info)

Movies in the Morgue

When: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Where: Vancouver Police Museum
What is it: Watch “Shaun of the Dead” while cuddled up in the local morgue. Cozy. (more info)

Sailor Moon Inspired Burlesque

When: Saturday, March 11, 2017
Where: Rio Theatre (1660 East Broadway)
What is it: Fighting evil by moonlight, destroying the patriarchy by daylight through burlesque, hip hop, swing, drag, gogo, contortion and more! (more info)

After Hours at the Vancouver Aquarium

When: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Where: Vancouver Aquarium
What is it: Experience the peace and tranquility of the Aquarium without the kids at this adult-only evening. Perfect for a fun date night. (more info)

St. Paddy’s Day Bash at the WISE

When: Friday, March 17, 2017
Where: The Wise Hall (1882 Adanac Street)
What is it: 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. (more info)

Playdome at BC Place

When: Wednesday, March 22 – Sunday, March 26
Where: BC Place
What is it: Western Canada’s largest and most anticipated indoor carnival is back for spring break 2017. PlayDome features more than 45 rides and attractions, plus your favourite carnival snacks and games, all under one roof! (more info)

Vancouver Gem & Mineral Show

When: Friday, March 24 – Sunday, March 26
Where: PNE Forum (2901 E Hastings Street)
What is it: Unique Gems, Fine Minerals, Rare Fossils, Handmade Jewellery, Fancy Beads, and more… (more info)


When: Friday, March 24, 2017
Where: Hot Art Wet City
What is it: The work of fifty artists is presented on trading cards and made available for art lovers to collect and trade. If you purchase a pack that doesn’t have your desired card, get into some fast paced trading action with the people around you. How bad do you want that card!? (more info)

We All Float Down Here: A Burlesque Tribute to Stephen King

When: Friday, March 24, 2017
Where: Hot Art Wet City
What is it: Can you make a burlesque show out of anything including horror writing legend, Stephen King?? Geekenders rise to the challenge. There may be clowns involved. (more info)

P.s. if you caught the Simpsons reference at the start of the post, there’s also WOOHOO! Simpsons Trivia running on Monday, March 20, 2017.

Not enough events for you? Check out the full March Events Listings here.

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