The arrival of spring means more and more events will be budding around Metro Vancouver, and these are some of the tastiest ones on the calendar! A showcase of the types of different dumplings across various cultures? Book your spot now! How about a week-long celebration of the best mixologists in the city? Prime your palate, and keep reading!

Taste of the Tri-Cities, February 16 – March 10

This annual food and drink festival is designed to highlight the amazing restaurants, eateries, pubs, breweries, distilleries and cafes in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody.

Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody.

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Bite of Burnaby, March 1 to 31

If you missed Dine Out Vancouver, or you just miss it in general, get yourself to Burnaby for the Bite of Burnaby Festival. This annual foodies dream takes place all month and features local restaurant favourites offering prix-fixe menus. Burnaby bills itself as BC’s most diverse dining city so there’s sure to be something for every taste.


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Japanese Seafood Fair, March 1 to 10

The Japan External Trade Organization, in collaboration with several prominent Japanese restaurants in Vancouver, will host an exciting event to promote Japanese Seafood. 9 restaurants and cafes will prepare and serve free samples made with Japanese seafood products for those who come to eat at the restaurants between March 1 – 10, 2024.


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Coquitlam Craft & Ale Festival, March 2

The Coquitlam Craft & Ale Festival is back again! This year you will be able to sample your favourite craft beer as well as cider, spirits and wine. Of course, you will want to come hungry to take advantage of all the food stations as well. Get home safe with the complimentary shuttle to Lafarge Lake-Douglas Skytrain Station sponsored by the City of Coquitlam.


Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club

RBC Dumpling Tasting Soirée, March 2

This Dumpling Tasting Soirée will showcase an enhanced and unique sampling of dumplings from across a variety of cultures. The evening will include an assortment of dumpling food vendors, alcohol pairings, a dumpling tasting competition, live entertainment, and a silent and live auction with partial proceeds going to the Richmond Hospital Foundation.


British Columbia Institute of Technology – Aerospace Technology Campus

Vancouver Cocktail Week, March 3 to 10

Presented by The Alchemist, Vancouver Cocktail Week showcases the city’s immense bartending talent, with events ranging from seminars, “Cinq à Sept” happy hours and cocktail-paired dinners, to the opening elevated brunch at the Fairmont Pacific Rim and the main event – the closing gala at the Sutton Place Hotel. This year, we can expect even more national and international bar stars to hit the town with planned takeovers and mid-week pop-ups at the city’s most popular cocktail venues. You never know who you’ll find mixing things up at your favourite watering hole!


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