Hops, Scotch and Every Other Tipple You Crave this Autumn: Hopscotch Festival Returns November 20

Libations lovers rejoice: Hopscotch is here!

Libations lovers, rejoice: Hopscotch Festival sweeps over the city on Monday, November 20, bringing with it seven days and nights of enticing tipples and prime pours. Whether a sampling free-for-all at the Grand Tasting Hall or an intimate whiskey masterclass, the event shines a spotlight on spirits from around the world for scotch, craft beer, cider, wine, cocktail and spirits aficionados and newbies alike.

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Hops, Scotch and Every Other Tipple You Crave this Autumn: Hopscotch Festival Returns November 20

Hopscotch Festival Celebrates Whisky, Beer, and Spirits

Photo credit: geinography | Flickr

The Hopscotch Festival is back and bigger than ever this year. Last year, the whisky, beer, and spirits festival had the distinction of being named 1 of the 10 best drinking festivals in the world by MSN Travel UK. This year, the Hopscotch Festival is ready to make it the best one yet. The festival is the largest combined whisky and beer festival in Canada and features tastings, satellite dinners, and master classes. The Hopscotch Festival takes place this year from November 11th-17th.

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Hopscotch Festival Celebrates Whisky, Beer, and Spirits

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Crossing fingers for another gorgeous autumn/early winter weekend, especially on Remembrance Day on Monday.  Don’t miss this weekend’s special ceremonies, live music and performances, craft, and dance 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

20 Unmissable Vancouver Events in November 2012

Hopscotch, Canada’s premier Scotch, whisky, beer, and spirits festival comes to Vancouver Nov. 12-19. Photo credit: Flickr user Lan Bui

Still raining? No biggie. The fun has moved inside. November brings Vancouver an onslaught of irresistible events, including Hopscotch, Canada’s premier Scotch and whisky festival, Vancouver Asian Film Festival, the record-setting Yoga Vancouver Show,  Cirque du Soleil’s dazzling Amaluna and Circle Craft’s annual Christmas Market.

Yes, I said it. And I’ll say it again: Christmas. You may still have zombie face paint on and a bowlful of Halloween candy leftovers, but it’s time to break out the seasonal cheer.

Other Christmas events starting in November include the German-style Vancouver Christmas Market, twinkly Bright Nights at Stanley Park and the Amacon Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration at Jack Poole Plaza.

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 20 Unmissable Vancouver Events in November 2012

1) FOOD & DRINK | Festa del Fungo at CinCin | Nov. 1-30
Vancouver diners are going wild for wild mushrooms, and there’s nowhere better to sample them than at CinCin during their 8th annual mushroom festival. “Among the rarities on hand are spicy and aromatic matsutakes, golden and bluefoot chanterelles and lobster, trumpet, oyster and cauliflower mushrooms… But for true fungus snobs, the real highlight of the festival are the truffles,” blogged Remy. Read more here. Continue reading:
20 Unmissable Vancouver Events in November 2012