15 fantastic things to do in Vancouver this weekend: September 23-25

The first weekend of fall is here! How do you spend it?

We’ve got some great ideas, including Superflux F*$king Awesome Festival, Haunted at Maan Farms, and these 15 awesome events happening in Metro Vancouver September 23-25.

And for more fun things happening around town, be sure to check out our Listed section.

Superflux F*$king Awesome Festival

Superflux Beer Company Collaboration with Moonraker Brewing Co./Submitted | Boozy Soft Serve by Superflux/Instagram

What: The Superflux F*$king Awesome Festival, hosted by East Van’s Superflux Beer Company, is a big late-night opening party for the popular brewery. Limited tickets for the 19+ shindig are on sale now and include unlimited beer, liquor and food.

Festival-goers will be able to enjoy six exclusive F*$king Awesome Collaboration beers on tap during the event as well as four to-go packs. And come hungry as the first-ever Superflux F*$king Awesome Festival will also host several tantalizing pop-ups from popular local eateries.

When: September 24, 2022
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Superflux Beer Company – 505 Clark Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: $125, purchase on line

BC Lions vs Calgary Stampeders

What: The BC Lions’ CFL season continues at BC Place with a home game against the Calgary Stampeders on September 24. Arrive early for the Backyard Block Party at Robson and Beatty and Terry Fox Plaza.

When: September 24, 2022
Time: 7 p.m.
Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
Cost: Miscellaneous, purchase on line

The Vancouver MBA Tour

What: The MBA Tour is back in person! Next stop? Vancouver!

Meet admissions decision makers from top business schools like Toronto Rotman, York Schulich, University of British Columbia, Duke, McGill, Ivey Business School, IE Business School and more than 10 more. One day only more free professional portraits.

When: September 24, 2022
Time: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: The Nest, Alma Mater Society of UBC – 6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver
Cost: Free, RSVP required

Haunted at Maan Farms

Maan Farms

Maan Farms / Submitted

What: Maan Farms, creators of “Canada’s Scariest Corn Maze” located in Abbotsford, has unveiled four new experiences for 2022: Homestead, The Way Down, Slaughterhouse and Midway.

When you need a break from the heart-pounding fun, stop by the Midway Street Theater to meet a cast of characters skilled in the arts of fire, improv and entertainment. Plus, you can visit the Blood Bar to order a blood bag full of wine, or enjoy Maan Farms’ new Naan tacos, Mad Jack Pumpkin Spice wine, and Creepy Cloud cocktail.

When: Select nights from September 24 to October 31, 2022
Time: Hours of operation vary by date
Where: Maan Farms — 790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford
Tickets: Various options available on line

Vancouver Interior Design Show 2022

What: The acclaimed Interior Design Show (IDS) returns to Vancouver for its 18th year with a premier showcase of new products and furnishings, superstar designers and forward-thinking concepts from North America and beyond.

Attendees will enjoy exploring various exhibits, a speaker program, exciting special features, and design experiences such as The District, Collect, Studio North, Prototype, and The Future of Work.

When: September 22 to 25, 2022
Time: Various times
Where: West Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Tickets: Miscellaneous, purchase on line

Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames

What: The Canucks kick off their NHL preseason at Rogers Arena with a split-team home game against the Calgary Flames on September 25.

When: September 25, 2022
Time: 4 p.m.
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Cost: Miscellaneous, purchase on line

WWE Main Event Saturday Night

WWE Bianca Belair

Bianca Belair (WWE/Facebook)

What: The Saturday Night Main Event takes place on Saturday, September 24 at the Pacific Coliseum. The list of champions and superstars competing on the show includes undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, Drew Mcintyre, Sheamus and Bayley.

Of course, talent is subject to change and more superstars will be added to the card in the lead up to Saturday Night’s Main Event. There are also VIP packages available for purchase that will bring you even closer to your favorite wrestlers.

When: September 24, 2022
Time: 7:30 p.m., doors at 6 p.m.
Where: Pacific Coliseum – 100 N Renfrew Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Ranging from $20 to $110; Superstar Experience and Walk the Alley packages are available. To buy on line

Evan Clayton Presents: Inferno

What: Vancouver fashion designer Evan Clayton presents his latest collection, Inferno, at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Clayton describes her 15th collection as a “whimsical journey through heaven and hell” that appeals to all the senses. The show features state-of-the-art facilities by AIRE DESIGN and drag performances by local stars Kendall Gender, Gia Metric and Jane Smoker.

When: September 24, 2022
Time: Doors 8 p.m., fashion show 9 p.m., drag at 10 p.m.
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery 750 Hornby Street Vancouver
Tickets: $50 plus fees, purchase on line

Hot Brown Honey – The Remix

What: Hot Brown Honey, produced by Quiet Riot in partnership with Kim “Busty Beatz” Bowers and Lisa Fa’alafi, challenges boundaries and embraces resilience with The Remix. A group of the world’s most talented First Nations women shatter stereotypes at the York Theater through song, dance, beatbox, striptease, comedy and spoken word.

When: Different dates from September 23 to October 8, 2022
Time: Various times
Where: York Theater – 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: From $49, buy on line

Vancouver International Guitar Festival

Vancouver International Guitar Festival

Vancouver International Guitar Festival/Facebook

What: The Vancouver International Guitar Festival (VIGF) is a showcase of the art and craftsmanship of the world’s finest acoustic and electric guitar makers. Master luthiers (string instrument makers) from Canada, the United States and around the world will be present at the fourth VIGF.

Attendees can also take a break at the Time Out Bar while enjoying live concerts and instrument demonstrations. The lineup of musicians includes David Martone, Terry Robb, Itamar Erez, Paul Pigat and Josue Tacoronte Otero.

When: September 24 to 25, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Saturday), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Sunday) for exhibition
Where: Creekside Community Recreation Center – 1 Athletes Road, Vancouver
Tickets: Available on line. Admission to the festival starts at $27.50 for a one-day pass and $47.50 for a two-day pass, with student and child rates also available.

Bloom Inspiration Summit

What: Bloom Inspiration Summit, presented by Evalina Beauty and Simply Beautiful at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, features a lineup of acclaimed speakers who will inspire you to live a full and bright life.

Topics highlighted include grief to joy, sleep to intimacy, home organization and how to reach your potential. And speakers include renowned broadcaster, community leader and cancer survivor Tamara Taggart.

When: September 24, 2022
Time: 8:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theater — 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Cost: Tickets start at $199, buy on line

Girl Gang Pop-Up Shop

What: Girl Gang Pop-Up is a showcase of women-owned and BIPOC-owned businesses that is hosted by Kilig Candle Co. Shop for soy candles, home decor, lifestyle apparel, vegan treats and more in the heart of Mount Pleasant.

When: September 24, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 16 E 5th Avenue, Vancouver
Cost: Free

Canada Overview – Windborne: The Call of the Canadian Rockies

FlyOver Canada

FlyOver Canada

What: FlyOver Canada at Canada Place takes passengers to some of the Rocky Mountains’ most iconic locations and natural wonders. Windborne: The Call of the Canadian Rockies is an immersive and multi-sensory experience, and will highlight the most isolated and untouched areas of the mountain range.

When: Now until September 25, 2022
Time: Various times
Where: 999 Canada Place, Canada, Vancouver
Tickets: Available on site or on line. Online booking in advance is recommended.

Wizards’ Feast: Vancouver

What: The Magician’s Feast takes place at the Vancouver Alpen Club (Deutsches Haus) on Saturday, September 24, and it’s a magically immersive event that spellcasters won’t want to miss.

The event will be offered in two types of sessions: brunch, which will be family-friendly and suitable for all ages, and dinner, which will be strictly reserved for those 19 and over. Each ticket includes a delicious three-course meal, traveling entertainment by magicians and actors, and entertainment and games led by the resident magician.

When: September 24, 2022
Time: Various times. Family sessions for minors and evening sessions for adults only
Where: Vancouver Alpen Club (Deutsches Haus) — 4875 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
Price: $100 per person; online purchase

Car-Free Days in Vancouver

What: Car Free Days is presented by Translink and features huge lineups of live entertainment, community vendors and stalls, kids’ activities, and more. Even better, the events are free. Head to the West End on September 25 for all the fun.

When: September 25, 2022
Time: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: West End – Denman & Davie at Denman & Robson, Vancouver
Cost: Free

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