12 Uniquely Awesome EVENTS in Vancouver This March

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Rain, rain, go away. Check out these uniquely awesome March 2017 events around Vancouver aka Raincity:

12 Vancity International SBK Festival at Grand Villa Casino
March 3-5, 2017

SALSA! BACHATA! KIZOMBA! The Vancity International SBK Festival celebrates diverse dance and invites beginners and experts to performances and workshops.  Shake what your mama gave ya!

Vancity International SBK Festival

11 Vancouver International Dance Festival at Roundhouse and Playhouse
March 1-25, 2017

Culture, art and performance take over the stage by way of dance. A range of dance genre and style is celebrated from local and international professionals.

2017 Vancouver International Dance Festival

10  Vancouver Mural Festival Tour
March 4-25, 2017
Tickets $26.75 + fees

Vancouver Mural Festival and Art/Seen Vancouver have teamed up to bring us official VMF guided tours through the city’s largest display of public street art along two routes.  25% of ticket proceeds go directly to supporting the festival.

mural from Vancouver Mural Festival

Cavalia presents Odysseo at Olympic Village
Until March 5, 2017
Tickets: $29.50 – $229.50 + fees

Experience live theatre and entertainment like never before. 65 horses and 48 riders, acrobats, dancers and musicians fill the White Big Top at Olympic Village with a must-see spectacle.


Billy Crystal at Queen Elizabeth Theatre
March 5, 2017

Comedic icon Billy Crystal and guest Bonnie Hunt invite you to “Spend The Night With Billy Crystal” for some classic “sit-down stand-up comedy”.

Still Foolin' 'Em cover
(Photo/MacDonald Realty)

HSBC Canada Sevens at BC Place
March 11-12, 2017
Tickets $55 + fees

The HSBC Canada Sevens brings the action back to Vancouver as part of the World series for a second time. Vancouver hosts the Men in March and Langford hosts the Women in May.  FYI, HSBC customers get special ticket discounts and deals!

Canada Sevens logo

6  After Hours at Vancouver Aquarium
March 16, 2017
6:30 – 10:00pm
Tickets: $23 members, $31 non-members

The After Hours series at Vancouver Aquarium is back with another instalment of adult-only (no kids running around!) marine life fun! Mating habits are explored in the theme of ‘love is in the air’, plus cocktails, beer, wine and access to the galleries after dark.

Vancouver Aquarium
(Photo/Vancouver Aquarium)

Vancouver Web Fest at Performance Works
March 17-19, 2017
Tickets: $15 and up or $150 for 3-day pass

The 4th annual international web series festival, Vancouver Web Fest, is back bigger and better than ever. This year’s festival also features a YouTuber afternoon showcasing some of Vancouver’s most creative content creators.

Vancouver Web Festival

PlayDome at BC Place
March 22-26, 2017
Tickets: $29 dome pass (full day), $49 ultimate pass (5-days), $8 guest pass (spectator)

PlayDome returns to BC Place for spring break 2017! The largest indoor carnival in all of Western Canada features more than 45 kick-ass rides and attractions alongside classic carnival snacks and games.

PlayDome indoor festival

3  Extra Mile Awards at TELUS Garden
March 30, 2017
6:00 – 8:30pm
Tickets $35

Healthy Workplaces presents the Extra Mile Awards event recognizes and celebrates businesses that create the most healthy workplaces for their employees. Also features guest speaker Maureen Erickson, VP of North America Retail Operations at Lululemon Athletica.

Telus Garden

Conferences, Conventions, Expos and more!
Get your convention on. There’s VIDTALKS, Tedx Stanley Park, The Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show, BC Tech Summit, Real Talk Summit and more to check out this month.

TedX Stanley Park
(Photo/TedX Stanley Park)

1  Concerts!
Vancouver welcomes international artists like Daya, Eric Church, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more this month. Rock on!

The Wood Brothers

By Amar Mirchandani @amarmirch

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