The spring equinox is coming up on Tuesday, March 19th (at 8:06 pm, to be exact), and there are a handful of events happening in Vancouver to celebrate the astronomical start of spring. So don your favourite spring attire and get ready to welcome the season of blossoms and sunnier days. Here are 6 ways to celebrate the spring equinox in Vancouver this year.

CACAO DANCE – Spring ceremony 

If you’re looking to jumpstart your weekend with a cacao ceremony, look no further than this one. And if you’ve never participated in one, now’s a great chance to immerse yourself in a relaxing ritual, all inspired by “the food of the Gods.” Cacao is known to open your heart and deepen your connection to the world, so participants are encouraged to bring comforts like a blanket or pillow to enhance their experience.

When: Saturday, March 16th
Where: 55 East Cordova Street
Cost: $49.52

Spring Equinox Candle-Making Workshop 

This Sunday, March 17th, Raven’s Veil is hosting a special candle-making workshop to welcome spring. Kara Gilbertson of Astral Eye will share her knowledge on candle-making and magic, according to the event page. Included in the price of each ticket are all the materials you’ll need and a glass of wine.

When: Sunday, March 17th
Where: 831 Commercial Drive
Cost: $107.63

Spring Equinox Public Sound Bath – 7 pm 

On Tuesday, March 19th from 7 to 8 pm, Chiron Acutherapeutics is hosting a public sound bath at the Dominion Building to ring in the spring season. Tickets are going fast, so if you’re interested – act quickly!

When: Tuesday, March 19th
Where: 207 West Hastings Street, Suite 411
Cost: $54.51

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Spring Equinox Sound & Gong Bath 

From 6:30 to 8:30 pm, there will be a sound and gong bath at The Sanctuary on West 2nd Avenue. Guests can expect 75 minutes of sound healing to clear stagnation and stress, and reset for the season ahead.

When: Tuesday, March 19th
Where: 4628 West 2nd Avenue
Cost: $48

Spring Equinox Ceremony + Celebration 

Get your body moving this coming Wednesday at Kahlena Movement Studio, where you can enjoy meditation, tea, and snacks from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

When: Wednesday, March 20th
Where: 3120 Highland Boulevard, North Vancouver
Cost: $55.55

Studio Raphael’s First-ever Spring Equinox Concert 

Studio Raphael will be hosting its first-ever Spring Equinox Concert on Wednesday, March 20th, giving local artists the chance to bring their work from the page to the stage. Donations will go towards supporting the initiatives of the studio and the artists of the community.

When: Wednesday, March 20th
Where: 328 West Hastings Street
Cost: By donation

And that’s a wrap on some ways to mark the start of spring in Vancouver. Cheers!