September Foodie Events In Metro Vancouver - West Coast Food

There are lots of food and drink events to *fall* for this month in Metro Vancouver. Check ‘em out here.

Shipyards Food Tour, September 1

Starting with a scenic SeaBus ride from Vancouver’s Waterfront Station to Vancouver’s North Shore, experience the vibrant foodie scene in North Vancouver’s award-winning Shipyard’s District in a guided tour featuring local delicacies, BC craft beer and cider, Okanagan wine, and the history of the area. Runs from 2 PM – 4:30 PM, book in advance.

125 Victory Ship Way (tour starts at Waterfront Station in Vancouver)

North Vancouver

Charcuterie on the Pier, September 2 

Showcasing the seaside community around White Rock Pier, Charcuterie on the Pier attempts to break the Guinness World Record with a 500 foot long charcuterie board, with net proceeds benefiting the food bank and local charities. Running from 2 PM – 8 PM. Three tiers of ticket available, check site for details. 

White Rock Pier, 15300 Marine Drive (Memorial Park) 

White Rock 

Lulu Island Winery Picnic Summer Picnic, September 2 & 3

The last two days of their summer picnic series, it’s your last chance this season to grab a spot under the grapevine tunnel at Lulu Island winery, sip on a local vintage and listen to local musical talent. Doors at 2 PM, check site for ticket details.

16880 Westminster Highway


Light Up Chinatown, September 9 – 10

Two day outdoor festival with live performances in Vancouver’s  historic Chinatown, wander through colourful lights and lanterns, and explore food trucks featuring an array of special collaborations from local  culinary gems, including Bao Bei Brasserie, The Boss Bakery & Restaurant, DD Mau, Boba Run, Kam Wai Dim Sum and Treasure Green Tea Company, Chinatown BBQ and Beaucoup Bakery. Free admission.

For those looking to dive further into the culinary history of the area, book a walking tour with Wok Around Chinatown for $15. 

500 block of Columbia Street (between East Pender and Keefer Street)


Feast of Fields, September 10

Farm Folk City Folk once again presents Feast of Fields, a moving gourmet harvest festival connecting foodies and farmers. Wander through the fields and around the barn with a glass of wine, listening to live music, and tasting gourmet creations from top BC chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, and beverage producers. Check site for ticket details.

Stable Harvest Farm, 216 Street


Smuggtoberfest, September 16

Back for its third year, Smugglers is back with Smuggtoberfest. Beer, music, a car show and food trucks. General admission $10.

Smugglers Trail Caskworks (Brewery and Kitchen), 200A Street


World of Love Carnival, September 16 – 17

Family-friendly multicultural culture festival at Coquitlam Town Centre Park. World of Love Multicultural Carnival has entertainment for all ages, and  a variety of fair foods to sample from around the globe. 10 AM – 8 PM Saturday and 10 AM – 5 PM Sunday. Free admission.

CoquitlamTown Centre Park, 1299 Pinetree Way


White Rock Craft Beer Festival, September 23

Sample local brews at White Rock Craft Beer Festival, taking place in Memorial Park. 1 PM – 5 PM. Admission and event details TBD. 

Memorial Park, 15300 Marine Drive 

White Rock

Shipyards Festival, September 23

A multi-stage festival with tons of live music, activities, vendors, a Car Free Day Zone on Carrie Cates, and lots of food trucks and a site-wide beer garden. 12 PM -10PM.

125 Victory Ship Way

North Vancouver

The 8th Annual Harvest Haus Festival, September 29 – 30

Pull out your lederhosen, and prepare for a weekend of beer, bratwurst and authentic European festivities at the 8th annual Harvest Haus. Celebrated as one the most fun events of the year, listen to live entertainers and sample the goods from international and local brewers, vintners, and chefs as they showcase new seasonal flavours and Oktoberfest classics. Check event for ticket pricing.

PNE Forum, 2901 E Hastings St




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