Warm Up Your Winter at The 2019 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

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Hot chocolate from Thierry Chocolaterie Patisserie Cafe | Photo Credit: Leila Kwok

Feeling the winter chill? The 9th Annual Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival is comin’ in hot with 30 vendors and 74 flavours to warm you up!

Running from January 19 to February 14, the festival spotlights Vancouver’s best (and all local) chocolatiers, pastry shops, bakeries, cafes, gelato, and ice cream makers. Always with the goal of making the humble hot chocolate the bombshell it’s meant to be, this year features 74 flavours from 30 locations to tickle a chocoholic’s cocoa fancy. (And for those looking for a dairy-free option, never fear; several vendors are whipping up tasty plant-based options!)

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Warm Up Your Winter at The 2019 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

Epic Indie Food & Music Market in Vancouver for one night only on November 17

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Part food festival, part market, and part indie concert… there’s nothing quite like the eclectic Hawkers Market, returning to Vancouver this November.

Hawkers Market will be popping up for one day only on November 17, 2018 from 4pm – midnight at the Rocky Mountaineer Station (1755 Cottrell Street).

Billed as an “experiential annual food festival”, Hawkers blends together the worlds of indie food, breweries, distilleries & music. First started in Vancouver in 2013, Hawkers Market features independent chefs, breweries, distilleries, side hustles, pop ups & indie food producers in a format centred around a Hawker style eating and drinking experience where guests are able to choose from multiple tastings included in their wristband ticket.

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Epic Indie Food & Music Market in Vancouver for one night only on November 17

YVR Food Fest Celebrates Canada Day with an Epic Brunch and More

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Canada’s big 150th birthday bash is coming up next week and there are tons of events happening around town to celebrate the big 1-5-0. If you’ve got a craving for a side of tasty food with your Canadian celebrations, you’ll be happy to hear that the sixth annual YVR Food Fest will be returning to Vancouver from June 29 to July 3 at Olympic Village.

This is one food festival you’re not going to want to miss. This multi-day event will include something for everyone, with a food-focused speaker series (June 29), a long-table dinner (June 30), a Canada Day barbecue (July 1) with live music, and the largest outdoor brunch in the city’s history (July 3).

Not to mention, the festival’s flagship event, The Streetfood Showdown, a gathering of 70+ food carts, restaurants, wineries, and breweries with tasting menu items that pair well with drinks offered from the local breweries, wineries, and distilleries on site.

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YVR Food Fest Celebrates Canada Day with an Epic Brunch and More

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

It’s the weekend before Hallowe’en but not everything in town is spook-related!  Don’t miss this weekend’s opera, literature, culinary, sport, and music related events.  Read on for our roundup of events and things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

The past few days have been a bit dreary… cheer up, the weekend is here!  Check out our list of things to do in Vancouver this weekend!
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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend