Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

‘Twas the weekend before Christmas and all through the city… It’s actually super busy. City sidewalks are bustling. There are places to dance and places to watch others dance. There’s theatre and skating and singing and dining. And when you just want to get away from it all, in mountains and parks you can find pockets of colourfully lit serenity.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Where to Eat Christmas Brunch and Dinner in Vancouver on December 25

Christmas dinner brunch Vancouver

Photo: Vancouver Magazine

Looking to try something different for Christmas brunch or dinner—or maybe want to skip the doing the dishes this year? Or maybe you’re away from home and want to celebrate the season with a non-room service meal. Check out the mouth-watering Christmas brunch and dinner menus of some of Vancouver’s top restaurants!

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Where to Eat Christmas Brunch and Dinner in Vancouver on December 25

Handel’s Messiah, Chor Leoni’s Angels Dance and more seasonal concert offerings in Vancouver

L.J. Mounteney with Van Django.

Looking for some seasonal favourites, musically speaking? This month, we have festive concerts ranging from gypsy jazz to choral to folk-roots and indie-pop. Check out some of Vancouver’s December musical offerings below.

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Handel’s Messiah, Chor Leoni’s Angels Dance and more seasonal concert offerings in Vancouver

Go Green in Vancouver this Holiday Season

Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver

Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge | Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Rishad Daroowala

It’s easy to be green in Vancouver over the holidays—and all year round. Here are some ways to do your part for sustainability in the city this festive season.

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Go Green in Vancouver this Holiday Season

5 can’t-miss food and drink events in Vancouver this December

Vancouver Christmas market

Photo: Lindsay Elliot

The holiday season is here and that means it’s time to drink and eat as much as you can! In between all the parties, family luncheons, and work events, there’s no shortage of food and drink during December.

But, if you’re looking for some of the most interesting food-based (and drink) events going on in Vancouver this month, look no further! Below are five events you’re going to want to check out this season.

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5 can’t-miss food and drink events in Vancouver this December

Interview with Local Vancouver Director, Writer, and Actor: Alison Ward

Photo credit: Ray McEachern

By Rachel Rosenberg

Alison Ward is a Vancouver-based actor, director and writer; her very moving one woman show, No Gold Star, is her true story about coming out at the age of 35 after spending years married to a man and identifying as straight.

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Interview with Local Vancouver Director, Writer, and Actor: Alison Ward

Christmas in Vancouver: The Inside and Outside Guide

CREDIT:Bob Frid 2016 – Fly Over Canada

We all know how Vancouver’s winter weather works: one day it’s blue skies and sun and the next could mean drenching rain or bone-chilling cold. But so long as you’re dressed for any eventuality––and you have a good plan B––there’s no need to hide indoors with endless mugs of hot chocolate.

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Christmas in Vancouver: The Inside and Outside Guide