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There are lots of things to do this month in Gastown. From watching your favorite sports at famous Gastown bars to celebrating St. Patricks at the oldest Irish Pub in Vancouver – there is something for everybody!

Here is a list of all the things that are going on in March:

HSBC Canada Sevens

For all the Rugby lovers who rather want to watch the 2023 tournament in a Bar, Gastown got you covered with lots of Sports Bars to choose from:

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GPO Bar + Kitchen

The Bar shows all the major sports events on their 2 large screens and several TV’s. Every seat in the house is guaranteed to be a good one.

136 W Cordova St


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Lamplighter Pub

Freshen up with some craft beer, cocktails and pub plates while watching the HSBC Canada Sevens at the Lamplighter Pub.

92 Water St

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The Blarney Stone

Watch the tournament on the 240” screen, the biggest in Gastown. They also have live music and a DJ from 10pm till 3am. Get free entry if you enter before 9pm with your Sevens Stub!

216 Carrall St

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The Cambie Bar & Grill

Enjoy Rugby at the Cambie with some fresh beer from March 3-5. The Cambie is cheering fro Australia.

300 Cambie St

Vancouver Cocktail Week

Have a fun night-out during Vancouver Cocktail Week. In the second week of March you can enjoy nightly Happy Hour specials and events at your favorite Gastown Bars. 

You can find all the information about the Vancouver Cocktail Week in Gastown HERE.

St. Patricks Day

Come to Gastown to celebrate St. Patricks Day at one of the Irish Pubs in the neighbourhood. This year St. Patricks Day is on Friday, March 17. Make sure to come to the ‘hood’ to one of these locations:

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Blarney Stone

At Vancouvers longest standing Irish Pub you get entertained the whole day on St. Patricks Day! The ‘Ultimate 50th St. Patrick’s Day Festival’ starts at 9am with an Irish Brunch Buffet followed by entertainment all day long till 3am.

Price: Brunch Buffet for $27, before 2pm entry for $38

216 Carrall St

Get your tickets HERE

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Gastown Pub Crawl

Another fun activity for St. Patricks Day is to go on a Gastown Pub Crawl tour! The starting point will be the Lamplighter pub at 8pm and from there you’ll walk to four different bars in Gastown and one nightclub. A night that you will definetly never forget!

Price: $20 for 1 free shot at 3 different bars, 1 free round of shots at the last bar and cover at 2 party bars + 1 nightclub

92 Water St

Get your tickets HERE

Art Exhibitions

Come to Gastown to visit one of these art exhibtions in March. 

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Artspeak Gallery

“No Neutral Language” by Kosisochukwu Nnebe and Chukwudubem Ukaigwe is still going on for the whole month. ‘ A critical duet exhibition exploring the modalities of cultural translation-language as a tender for belonging, understanding and relationality’ – definetly worth visiting!

233 Carrall St

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CICA Art Centre

A new exhibtion will come to the CICA Art Centre in Gastown on March 9. The group exhibition, ‘New British Abstraction’, features work by ten different female artists. Their art deals with the social changes that the country had to face over the last decade. Get inspired by their work from March 9 to April 16 in Gastown.

Price: Adults for $15; seniors, students and children have free entry. 

228 Abbott St

Shop New Spring Arrivals 

Go to your favorite Retailers in Gastown and get your wardrobe ready for Summer with the new Spring/Summer collections that just dropped at your favorite stores – spice up your closet with some Only in Gastown items!

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Get the new Desigual styles for Spring-Summer 2023 from Barcelona at Angel in Gastown.

2 Powell St

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Nettle’s Tale

Shop the new limited pink crush collection at Nettle’s Tale.

306 W Cordova St

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One of a Few

Shop from well established designers and brands at One of a Few.

354 Water St

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The Block

Have a look at the new arrivals from The Block.

350 W Cordova St

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Rowan Sky

Get some new quality footwear and items from modern brands at Rowan Sky in Gastown.

334 W Cordova St