Winter’s chilly embrace comes to an end this March, Vancouver! Whether you’re hoping to make the most of it or can’t wait for spring, we’ve got some great ways for you to enjoy this city.

Here are the best things to do around Vancouver this March.

Live Events

Monster Jam Vancouver

Monster Jam is back, baby! Eight different drivers will compete in a variety of events, including races, freestyle and a skills competition.

When: March 18th to 20th
Where: 2901 East Hastings Street
Cost: $20+

Cirque du Soleil- Alegria

After a 2-year hiatus, Cirque du Soleil has announced its return to Vancouver this March! What’s more, it’s bringing a ‘reinvented’ version of one of its most popular shows.

When: Starts March 22nd, 2022
Where: Concord Pacific Place
Cost: $65 for GA

Ronny Chieng

Most of Just for Laughs Vancouver has been postponed to May, but not this option! Renowned comedian and Daily Show correspondent Ronny Chieng will be taking over the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for one night only.

When: March 31st
Where: 630 Hamilton Street
Cost: $37.50+

Tommy Genesis

A Vancouver-born rapper, Tommy Genesis took the hottest cities on earth by storm with her unabashed lyrics and seriously good beat selections. She took a hiatus there for a couple of years, but released a new album last year, and she’s sounding as good as ever.

When: Wednesday, March 16th
Where: 147 E Pender Street
Cost: $17+

Nick Cave + Warren Ellis

Nick Cave is truly a man of many musical skills. Originally a leader in the post-punk and ‘gothic rock’ scenes, Cave has had a multi-decade career that ranges from original music to covers and collaborations to creating film scores (alongside Bad Seeds member Warren Ellis). When Wim Wenders say he’s a massive fan, you’re set for life, at least artistically.

When: Wednesday, March 16th
Where: 630 Hamilton Street
Cost: $55.50+

Billie Eilish

That’s right, one of the biggest names in music is part of the lineup for concerts in Vancouver this March. Singer/songwriter Billie Eilish needs no real introduction, having taken the music world by storm while she was still, technically, a kid. Naturally, this one ain’t cheap to see, if you haven’t already bought tickets.

When: Thursday, March 24th
Where: 800 Griffiths Way
Cost: Sold out, check verified resale sites

Hidden Wonders: Speakeasy Magic Experience

This is your chance to see one of the best magicians in the entire world. Seriously, Shawn Farquhar has a ton of accolades under his belt, including becoming the first magician ever to fool Penn & Teller not once, but twice.

When: Showtimes throughout March
Where: Location revealed upon purchase, somewhere in New Westminster
Cost: $50+

Food and Drink

Check out a new restaurant

Vancouver continues to see new and delicious restaurants on an almost weekly basis! If you’re thinking of trying something new, we’ve got options in mind.

Where: Click the link above for more info

Enjoy some of the city’s heated patios

With the weather heating up, we can’t help but jump the gun a little bit on dining outdoors once more. So, why not make things that much warmer at one of the city’s heated patios?

Where: Click the link above for more info

Swing by your local Farmers Market

You better believe that we think a trip to the farmers market is worthwhile any time of year! Picking up great groceries from local producers? This requires no selling on our part.

Where: Locations around Vancouver


Head to the Garden(s)

Thinking it’s a nice time to get outside? So do we! And, we recently heard that both the Nitobe Memorial Garden and the UBC Botanical Garden are admission by donation until the start of April!

When: Open throughout March
Where: Locations around UBC
Cost: Admission by donation

Vancouver Canucks

Now past the season’s halfway mark, the Canucks are vying for a playoff spot in a very competitive division. Know what would help? Some extra fans cheering them on at home games.

When: Games throughout March
Where: 800 Griffiths Way
Cost: Varies


You’re running out of time for winter activities! First up- snowshoeing at Grouse, which is the home of the ‘Grouse Grind’.

When: Open throughout March (probably)
Where: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
Cost: $61

Cross-Country Skiing

Next up, we’ve got cross country skiing at Cypress, which is one of the most popular nordic areas in all of Canada. Take a trip out there and see why.

When: Open throughout March (probably)
Where: 6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver
Cost: $25+

Snow Tubing

Those really feeling the childhood sledding nostalgia can get their fill at Seymour, which has dedicated hills for both rented snow tubes and your own sleds.

When: Open throughout March (probably)
Where: 1700 Mt Seymour Road, North Vancouver
Cost: $29

Downhill Skiing

We can’t forget that all three of Metro Vancouver’s mountains offer great, close-to-home on-piste options. Late winter/early spring skiing is some of our favourite skiing, after all.

When: Open throughout February
Where: 1700 Mt Seymour Road, North Vancouver, 6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver and 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
Cost: Varies

Rolla Skate Club at the PNE

Now a permanent option at the PNE, you can enjoy days and evenings of both family-friendly and adults-only roller skating! It’s a great mix up for date night, or as a weekend outing.

When: Saturdays throughout March
Where: 21 N Renfrew Street
Cost: $15+

Arts and Culture

Arts Club Theatre

Live theatre is back in Vancouver, and one of the best ways to experience it is at the Arts Club. They’re showing some fun stuff both in-person and online, including a live-action version of Kim’s Convenience.

When: Showtimes throughout March
Where: Online and in-person options
Cost: Varies

The Cultch

Meanwhile, The Cultch also has a great lineup this month. A big draw? The Femme Festival, which is a series of plays and shows focusing on all the experiences of womanhood and femininity.

When: Showtimes throughout March
Where: Online and in-person options
Cost: Varies

Vancouver Art Gallery

Some exhibitions are leaving the Vancouver Art Gallery this month, but we’ve got another to look forward to! “The Imitation Game” is a group show about visual culture in the age of AI, and we’re pretty curious to see it.

When: Open throughout March
Where: 750 Hornby Street
Cost: Varies

Bill Reid Gallery

Luckily, both of the temporary exhibitions at the Bill Reid Gallery will be going on all month long! If you’re looking for classic and contemporary, awe-inspiring Indigenous art, then this is the place to be.

When: Open throughout March
Where: 639 Hornby Street
Cost: $13

Polygon Gallery

How about a couple of admission by donation options? The Polygon Gallery opens a new major exhibit this month, showing photos focused on clouds from the ‘Archive of Modern Conflict’. Fitting.

When: Open throughout March
Where: 101 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver
Cost: Admission by donation!

Contemporary Art Gallery

Meanwhile, CAG has two new exhibits that you can check out. One explores the “aesthetics of utopian thought.” The other is about the experience of “time, space, self, and relationships”. We might not get it off the hop, but there’s no denying it’s fun to check out!

Hours: Open throughout March
Where: 555 Nelson Street
Cost: Admission by donation!

Museum of Anthropology

The exhibition Sankofa: African Routes, Canadian Roots focuses on contemporary artists from, you guessed it, African countries and Canada alike. It wraps up this month, so head over there if you’re intrigued!

When: Ends March 20th
Where: 6393 NW Marine Drive
Cost: $15


Portobello West Spring Market

Sure, there’s spring cleaning to be done, but what about spring shopping? If you’re trying to liven up your home for the warmer months, make sure to check out this long-running market that brings together some of BC’s best artisans, artists, and creators.

When: March 19th and 20th
Where: 1 Athletes Way
Cost: $5 for GA

Bloedel Conservatory

Want to skip spring altogether? You can do it at this classic attraction that combines a tropical garden with hundreds of colourful birds.

When: Open throughout March
Where: 4600 Cambie Street
Cost: $7.05

Vancouver Aquarium

One of Vancouver’s most famous attractions, and for good reason! Spend a day enjoying a whole bunch of sea critters, and try to figure out their “seacrits”. Sorry.

When: Open throughout March
Where: 845 Avison Way
Cost: $42 for GA

Watch a movie

Last but certainly not least, we always like to see what’s playing at the Rio, the Cinematheque, or the VIFF Centre. We guarantee you’ll find something you like!

When: Showtimes throughout March
Where: Locations around Vancouver
Cost: Varies per event

Those are our picks for the best things to do in Vancouver this March! Have fun out there, friends.