7 Events in Vancouver You Don’t Want to Miss This March

Kiss the winter blues goodbye as we welcome longer days, warmer weather, blossoming flowers and array of events and festivals that you do not want to miss this coming March.

Below you will find a list of 7 events and festivals that are sure to peak your interest and help you plan your March agenda in Vancouver.

Vancouver International Dance Festival – March 7th – 29th 2014

Featuring dancers from China, Spain, the United States, Germany, Japan and Canada, the 2014 Vancouver International Dance festival is jam-packed with 3 weeks of exciting performances, workshops and other dance-related activities.

Vancouver Whitecaps  VS New York Redbull Earthquakes – March 8th, 2014

Join the Vancouver Whitecaps as they kick off their 40th anniversary as a club against reigning MLS Supporters Shield winners, the New York Red Bulls.

The 7th Annual Ladies Art Show and Tour – Ends March 8th, 2014

The Ladies First Art Show & Tour, featured at Hot Art Wet City on Main Street, features art from international and local up-and-coming female pop artists working in female themes.

10th Annual CelticFest Vancouver – March 8th – 16th, 2014

This year’s CelticFest will feature a medley of over 80 free & ticketed events throughout Vancouver. The nine day festival will feature music, dance theatre, spectacles and more. Brace yourselves as this is said to be “the biggest, boldest and best CelticFest yet!”

TED2014 The Next Chapter – Vancouver March 17-21, 2014

Every year, thought leaders from around the world gather for TED, a 4-day event that has been dubbed as “the ultimate brain spa”. TED is celebrating it’s 30th anniversary and will be hosted at the New Convention Centre, located just steps away from the Pan Pacific Hotel. This year’s TED line-up includes Chris Hatfield (astronaut), Bill Gates (founder of Microsoft & Philantropist), Sting (musician, author and activitist) and 50 other leading thinkers of our generation.

24th Annual Persian Fire Festival (Chaharshanbe Suri) – Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Join Vancouver’s Persian culture as they welcome spring and their New Year (Nowruz) by celebrating Chaharshambe Suri at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver. On the last Wednesday eve of every year, the Persian community celebrates with live music, dance, Persian food and bon fire jumping

Aziz Ansari Live at The River Rock Show Theatre – Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Actor-comedian Aziz Ansari, labeled as “The funniest man under 30” by The Hollywood Reporter, makes his return to Vancouver this March for two shows at The River Rock Casino. Tickets and show details can be found here.