Santa Restores Holiday Magic to Metropolis at Metrotown

Santa Claus has cast his magic over Metropolis at Metrotown! Starting November 15, British Columbia’s biggest shopping centre will come alive with festive performances, a community toy drive, and photos with Santa. Proceeds raised will be donated to Burnaby-based non-profit organizations. Continue reading:
Santa Restores Holiday Magic to Metropolis at Metrotown

25 Places to Enjoy Christmas Lights Around Vancouver in 2022

Lights at Lafarge in Coquitlam

Lights at Lafarge in Coquitlam. Photo: Tourism Coquitlam

Celebrate the season with thousands of twinkling lights. Check out 25 places to enjoy outdoor Christmas lights around Vancouver in 2022.

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25 Places to Enjoy Christmas Lights Around Vancouver in 2022

Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week returns on November 28 to December 2

Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week co-producers Joleen Mitton (R) and Pam Baker (L) have over 50 years of experience in the fashion industry combined. Photo credit: Brian Nguyen

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week (VIFW) returns to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Nov. 28 – Dec. 2, 2022 for its third edition, with the goal of rekindling joy in the face of grief. New collections from 32 Indigenous fashion designers from across Turtle Island (North America) will sashay the runway on models of First Nation / Métis / Inuit descent. Continue reading:
Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week returns on November 28 to December 2

Eastside Culture Crawl Returns to Beloved Classic Format for 26th Annual Edition November 17 to 20

More than 425 artists will open their doors and welcome tens of thousands of visitors for the 26th annual Eastside Culture Crawl Visual Arts, Design & Craft Festival, held November 17 to 20, 2022. The Culture Crawl is thrilled to welcome art lovers, Vancouverites, and tourists alike to rediscover its classic, in-person festival experience.

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Eastside Culture Crawl Returns to Beloved Classic Format for 26th Annual Edition November 17 to 20

The Vancouver Christmas Market Launches its 12th Holiday Season on November 12

Photo Credit: Lindsay Elliot

The Vancouver Christmas Market returns to Jack Poole Plaza (downtown Vancouver at the Olympic Cauldron), lighting up the holiday season with a festive six-week schedule from November 12 to December 24. Now in its 12th year, the German-inspired Market is one of the largest traditional Christmas Markets in Vancouver. Continue reading:
The Vancouver Christmas Market Launches its 12th Holiday Season on November 12

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival’s 2022 Fall Series Starts November 14

Promo poster for the VIMFF Fall Series 2022

Photo: VIMFF

Get inspired at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF). Their 2022 fall program launches in-person and online on November 14 with over 25 films and events.

 

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Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival’s 2022 Fall Series Starts November 14

10 Frightfully Fun Things to Do for Halloween in Vancouver

Lost Souls of Gastown Tour; Photo: Joel Schatt

With the changing autumnal leaves and the gradually darkening days, Vancouver is the ideal city to celebrate Halloween. Various events around town invite you to dress up in your most ghoulish costume, sip coffin-themed cocktails, take the kids out trick-or-treating, and generally get in the Halloween spirit.

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10 Frightfully Fun Things to Do for Halloween in Vancouver