So Fun City Monthly Calendar: March 2024

Your jam-packed month of fun is here!—with so much going on, you might want to conveniently forget to spring forward your clocks so you can keep that extra hour!

Welcome to your March Madness playlist of all things fun and cool happening in our so-fun city.

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Events By Category


Paul Anthony’s Talent Time. Happening the first Thursday of every month at the Rio Theatre. It’s Vancouver’s favourite and longest-running variety show—now in its 12th season! Get tickets.

March 29: Eddie Pepitone Live at The MOTN. AKA the ‘Bitter Buddha’, the legendary stand-up comedian descends upon Vancouver, blending his trademark fury with zen-like insight for an unforgettable two-night stand-up rager. Get tickets.

Food & Drink

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March 7: Signature Wine Dinner Series at the Teahouse. A specially curated multi-course dinner by Executive Chef Anthony Marzo including Mission Hill wine pairings all to help raise funds for the Arts Club’s 2023-24 season productions, youth and education initiatives, as well as new play development programs. Get tickets.

March 17: Maenam and Friends: A Dinner Series- Vol. 1 with Published on Main. Spend $200 for a two-hour, 18-snack adventure by Michelin-starred chef Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson as part of this new dinner collab series. Learn more.


March 3: VAM Symphony Orchestra Plays Tchaikovsky at the Orpheum Theatre. Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra is bringing the Tchaikovsky banger Symphony No. 4 to life in the historic Orpheum for an afternoon that’s all class. Get tickets.

March 14: Lee Fields & Monophonics at the Vogue Theatre. Get tickets.

March 15: Candlelight: A Tribute to The Beatles at the Kerrisdale Presbyterian Church. Sure, all you need is love, but what about basking in the glow of candlelight and the timeless tunes of the Fab Four? That should definitely be one of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Get tickets.

March 16: Fleetmac Wood presents Silver Storms Ball at the Hollywood Theatre. Not a tribute, but a rave and AV show that reworks the classic rock sound of the Mac into a spectrum of electronic genres. Get tickets.

March 24: Handel: Hallelujah & Trumpets! at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. For the Handle-heads, enjoy the maestro’s best odes, concertos and anthems without the complications and moral grey area of time-travel. Get tickets.

March 27: Tim McGraw’s Standing Room Only Tour at Rogers Arena. The country music icon and Faith Hill Plus-One brings his Standing Room Only Tour to Vancouver, with Carly Pearce joining as special guest. Get tickets.

March 29: HEALTH at the Commodore Ballroom. Health PSA: There are actually two bands with this same name so just to be clear, this is the noise rock meets dance meets electronica ones (not the more traditionally minded with spacey, post-rock experimental edge ones)—that should clear things right up! Get tickets.

March 30: Hot Chip DJ Set at the Hollywood Theatre. The early 2000s “Over and Over” English synthpop band wants to be your dream dance DJ—bets on whether they play their own stuff! Get tickets.

Art, Dance, Drag & Live Performance

March 1: Sasha Colby: Stripped Tour at the Commodore Ballroom. She’s a legend and the reigning champ of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 15, don’t miss a chance to witness drag royalty ‘boots the house down’. Get tickets.

March 7-9: Ballet BC’s NOW at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Featuring choreography from Micaela Taylor, Crystal Pite and Vancouver’s own Out Innerspace, the time to celebrate contemporary women’s voices in dance is NOW! Get tickets.

March 21-April 21: Red Velvet at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage. Immerse yourself in the riveting true story of Ira Aldridge, the first Black actor to take on Shakespeare’s Othello—it’s like an Inception-style play within a play (but way less confusing). Get tickets.

February 21- March 10: Sunrise Betties at the Russian Hall. An immersive play by ITSAZOO set in 1970s East Vancouver, explores the city’s gritty gang history through the story of a fictional all-female street gang. Get tickets. 

March 28: Willow Pill Presents God’s Child at the Hollywood Theatre. Another RuPaul’s Drag Race winner (season 14) is coming to bless us with a solo show all about her religious childhood with plenty of trippy visuals and sacrilegious madness. Get tickets.

Markets, Fairs, Fests & Collectives

Feb 24 to March 3: Vancouver International Wine Festival. Taste your way through over 1,150 wines from over a dozen countries at this world-famous event that’s like the Super Bowl for wine lovers. Learn more.

Riley Park Farmers Market: Located at Vancouver’s Nat Bailey Stadium, this market is perfect for fresh produce and local goods​​.

Every Sunday: Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market: A weekend market at Hastings Park, ideal for shopping for local farm produce and artisan wares​​. Learn more.

Riley Park Farmers Market: Located at Vancouver’s Nat Bailey Stadium, this market is perfect for fresh produce and local goods​​.

Workshops, Classes & Meetups 

Film Screenings

Free & Family-Friendly

March 8-10: Monster Jam at the Pacific Coliseum. Though not free (from $28), this is the perfect family event where you can let your kids yell and scream so they don’t at home. Learn more.

Every Sunday: Open Studio: From 11 am to 4 pm at the Vancouver Art Gallery, explore your artistic side and create your own work inspired by the current exhibitions. Learn More.


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