November Events in Metro Vancouver


Thursday, October 29th, 2015 — 2:02pm PDT
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Craft fairs, markets, concerts, and fundraising galas fill the event list this month as we fall back one hour and move ahead into the holiday season. Miss604 is proud to sponsor the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau’s Jingle Bell Ball happening on November 5th as well as the annual Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on November 21st.

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November Events in Metro Vancouver

Jump to: Sunday, November 1st to Sunday, November 8th, 2015
Jump to: Monday, November 9th to Sunday, November 15th, 2015
Jump to: Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
Jump to: Monday, November 23rd to Monday, November 30th, 2015

Multi-Day Events

Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green below.

Sunday, November 1, 2015
Time change! Turn clocks back 1 hour
Cannery Farmers Market
Puppetry Workshop
Secrets of Lost Lagoon: Historical Walking Tour
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza
Heart of the City Festival
Pacific Theatre: Smoke on the Mountain
Halloween Hangover
Fright Nights at Playland
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Monday, November 2, 2015
Creative Arts Open House, Langara
#QuizPlace FREE Monday Night Trivia
Heart of the City Festival
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook
Trio Shaham Erez Wallfisch
Heart of the City Festival
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
The Success Luncheon for Dress for Success Vancouver
Step Up 4 CTYP with John Fluevog Shoes
KPU Richmond Campus Open House
27th First Half Half Marathon
Surrey Libraries: Meet Hugh Brewster
Provence Inspired Menu at Tartine
We The City: 2015 Community Summit
TILT City: Engaging the Streets
Free Family Movies at Wesbrook Village
Death In a Dumpster: The Musical
Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
Heart of the City Festival
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Sponsored by Miss604: Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau Jingle Bell Ball
The Botany of Beer
Kits House Fundraiser
Garden Light Festival at Bear Creek Park
Million Mask March Vancouver
The Max Zipursky Trio at Catch 122
Vancouver Asian Film Festival
Ballet BC’s Season Opener
Vancouver TheatreSports Throwback
Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
Heart of the City Festival
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Friday, November 6, 2015
The Tree Inside
Vancouver Art Gallery FUSE
Surrey Art Gallery: InFlux DIY Art-Making
Noel. A Vintage Market
Music from the Court of Versailles
Camaro 67 with guests Bazooka Picnic & DJ Ollstar
Magazines West Conference 2015
Newton Community Walk
Vancouverite: A Comedy Show
Nick La Riviere at Pat’s Pub
Brew Ha-Ha: Coffee and Comedy, Surrey
Turning Point Ensemble: air india [redacted]
Vancouver International Music Video Festival
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
Vancouver Asian Film Festival
Ballet BC’s Season Opener
Vancouver TheatreSports Throwback
Heart of the City Festival
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Saturday, November 7, 2015
National Slurpee Day – Reverse – at 7-Eleven
Indigenous City Gathering
Photography Sale
Beyond Fibre: Annual Artisans’ Sale
I Am Ruby: Own Your Story Tour
Thrive! Surrey in 2030
Annual Rockin’ for Research Gala for JDRF
VGH Night of a Thousand Stars Gala
Media Democracy Day
Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II
5th Annual Fleetwood Diwali Festival
DTES Street Market
Nat Bailey Farmers Market
Vancouver International Music Video Festival
Death In a Dumpster: The Musical
Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
Turning Point Ensemble: air india [redacted]
Vancouver Asian Film Festival
Ballet BC’s Season Opener
Vancouver TheatreSports Throwback
Heart of the City Festival
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Sunday, November 8, 2015
Whitecaps FC Home Playoff Match vs Portland at BC Place
Roedde House: Second Sunday Concert Series
Creme de la Creme Wedding Showcase
Hype Hair Studio 4th Annual Cut-A-Thon
Anyone Can Make Sushi
Capoeira at ZHOOSH Fitness Garage
Discovery Dinner Series: Farmhouse Cheese
The Great Climate Race
Beer Can Derby
Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II
Hastings Park Farmers Market
Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
Turning Point Ensemble: air india [redacted]
Vancouver Asian Film Festival
Heart of the City Festival
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Monday, November 9, 2015
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Movies at the Morgue
Origin Stories: A Solo Exhibition by Pax North
Hershe Bar – Where The Girls Are
Vancouver Heritage Foundation: Evening Lectures at Hycroft
Turning Point Ensemble: air india [redacted]
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Remembrance Day > Click Here for Ceremony Listings
Free Family Movies at Wesbrook Village
42nd Annual Winter Craft Market
The Gentlemen Hecklers Present TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN at the Rio Theatre
Death In a Dumpster: The Musical
Turning Point Ensemble: air india [redacted]
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Thursday, November 12, 2015
The WALL: Public Art Launch
LAMP Opening Reception
World Cup Qualifying – Fan Rally in Vancouver
Do604 Launch Party
Roedde House: Jazz Concert Series
Kyle Bottom’s Comedy Bucket
XpoCity Vancouver 2015, Women’s Shopping Social
Opening: Heroine of a Thousand Pieces
PoMoArts R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Gala
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Vancouver TheatreSports Throwback
Live Music Showcase at The Belmont
42nd Annual Winter Craft Market
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Friday, November 13, 2015
Burnaby Hospital Foundation Gala
Graham Clark Presents: THE BEARD PAINTING SHOW
Mad House – WE KNOW NOTHING: Monologues of Ice & Fire
Burnaby Beer Fest
Battle of the Brush 25: “Anime Fanatics”
NEW WAVE The Latest in Choral Music
Waka Flocka Flame With DJ Whoo Kid
Spark! Emerging Collisions Between Art and Science
42nd Annual Winter Craft Market
Vancouver TheatreSports Throwback
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Saturday, November 14, 2015
Silent Vigil in Vancouver for Victims of the Paris Attacks
TEDxVancouver
Surrey Art Gallery: Archive Artists Panel: “The Archaeology of Art”
NerdFest
Fashion Symposium at MOV
Pacific Digital Photography Club: Photomotion
The Rogue Folk Club Presents: The Jocelyn Pettit Band
One Pantry. Two Chefs. One Feast.
Vancouver Giants: White Spot Legends Night
Good Mother Photo Event
Mompreneur Show
Liquid Sun Presents: Kaleidoscope at the Waldorf
Funk and Old School Dance Party
Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer’s Tournament
Sparkle Gala
The Old Farmhouse at Christmas, Abbotsford
Love It. Craft It.
Jerry Seinfeld at the QE Theatre
Mavis! At the Vancity Theatre
The Dance Centre: 10th Annual Louis Riel Day Celebration
Nat Bailey Farmers Market
DTES Street Market
Curious Flea, River Market
Death In a Dumpster: The Musical
42nd Annual Winter Craft Market
Vancouver TheatreSports Throwback
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Sunday, November 15, 2015
Main Street Vinyl Record Fair
Museum of Anthropology: Weaving Demonstration
VSO Symphony Sundays: Stephen Hough
Vancouver: A Distant Mirror (from the City of Vancouver Archives)
Reflecting the City (Redux): Movies from the City of Vancouver Archives
SheTalks Technology
Curious Flea, River Market
TEDxSFU
Pepe Hidalgo – Artist Reception – New West Arts Council
WE Arts Workshop
Discovery Dinner Series: Spirits of The World
Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer’s Tournament
Cinema Sunday: Planet of the Apes
Mavis! At the Vancity Theatre
Cannery Farmers Market
Hastings Park Farmers Market
42nd Annual Winter Craft Market
Diwali Fest Vancouver and Surrey
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Monday, November 16, 2015
Museum of Anthropology: Winter Art Market
Near & Far — A Benefit For Refugees
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Tales from the West End
Charity Shopping Night at Willowbrook
VCC Gala: 50 Years. 50 Chefs.
Researching the History of a Building at the Vancouver Archives
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
CHARALS Holiday Gifting Private Shopping Night
Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown
Ocean Wise Chowder Showdown
Free Family Movies at Wesbrook Village
An Evening with Drew Hayden Taylor
Literacy Conference: Making Sense of the Modern World
The Dance Centre: Biennial Dance in Vancouver
Music in the Morning: Juilliard415
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Thursday, November 19, 2015
St Paul’s Hospital Lights of Hope
Eastside Culture Crawl
Christmas at Hycroft
Anonymous Art Show Opening in North Van
Here Comes Christmas at McArthurGlen
The Lovers Cabaret Presents: Lovers of Zeppelin
Give It Up for Peace Fundraiser
YMCA Peace Week & The Power of Peace Awards
Mavis! At the Vancity Theatre
Alchemy Theatre Presents: Agnes of God
Music in the Morning: Juilliard415
Literacy Conference: Making Sense of the Modern World
The Dance Centre: Biennial Dance in Vancouver
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Friday, November 20, 2015
Beaujolais Nouveau Time at Heritage Hall
Mercato Italian Market
Crystal Ball for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation
Ridgeway Shopping & Social Night
Opening Reception: Stop Podcasting Yourself: A Yet to be Titled Art Show
Surrey Kids Conference
West Coast Christmas Show
LOCAL: A Curated Pop Up Shop
Music in the Morning: Juilliard415
Christmas at Hycroft
Literacy Conference: Making Sense of the Modern World
Eastside Culture Crawl
The Dance Centre: Biennial Dance in Vancouver
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Alchemy Theatre Presents: Agnes of God
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Saturday, November 21, 2015
**Sponsored by Miss604: Surrey Tree Lighting**
Refresh Market
Vancouver Tea Festival
Tri Cities Cask Festival
Gold Medal Fun in Stanley Park
Ladies Health Night at Cloverdale Pharmasave
Visual Journalism with John Lehmann
‘When I Walk’ Film Screening & Tele-talk w/Director Jason DaSilva
VSO Masterworks: Stravinsky and Fauré
30 Years: Vancouver Humane Society
Highstreet Holiday Tree Lighting
CandyTown Yaletown
Charity Craft Fair, Woodwards Atrium
Chan Centre: Carminho and Sara Tavares
Nat Bailey Farmers Market
DTES Street Market
Jewish Book Festival
Surrey Kids Conference
Vancouver Christmas Market
Family Fuse Weekend at the Vancouver Art Gallery
Bloom Market Fort Langley
Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas
LOCAL: A Curated Pop Up Shop
Christmas at Hycroft
West Coast Christmas Show
Eastside Culture Crawl
The Dance Centre: Biennial Dance in Vancouver
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Amish Project
Alchemy Theatre Presents: Agnes of God
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Sunday, November 22, 2015
Chinatown Walk & Dim Sum with John Atkin
Blim Market at Heritage Hall
Life Off the Grid, at the Rio Theatre
Reverb: A Queer Reading Series
Vancouver Academy of Music: The Genius of Tchaikovsky
Hastings Park Farmers Market
Family Fuse Weekend at the Vancouver Art Gallery
Bloom Market Fort Langley
Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas
LOCAL: A Curated Pop Up Shop
Christmas at Hycroft
West Coast Christmas Show
Jewish Book Festival
Eastside Culture Crawl
The Dance Centre: Biennial Dance in Vancouver
Vancouver Christmas Market
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Alchemy Theatre Presents: Agnes of God
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Monday, November 23, 2015
Bunny Yoga
Fresh Pasta Making + Dinner
Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas
LOCAL: A Curated Pop Up Shop
Jewish Book Festival
Vancouver Christmas Market
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Alchemy Theatre Presents: Agnes of God
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Ugly Duckling Dinner Series at Royal Dinette
Hives for Humanity: A Year in Photos
Vancouver Water Bash
Tracks — Michael Bean One Man Show at the Cultch
1st Annual KidzFirst Canada “Give It Up 4 Kidz!”
DARK FUTURES 2015: Revealing the Truths Behind Hidden Systems
Social Studies at the Firehall Arts Centre
Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas
LOCAL: A Curated Pop Up Shop
Jewish Book Festival
Vancouver Christmas Market
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
We Are The World, We Are The Biltmore: Michael Jackson Tribute Night
Cirque du Soleil Holiday Village (free, RSVP)
Café Scientifique – Arctic Sea Ice: A Slippery Slope?
Empty Bowls Project Vancouver
Wednesday Night LOLs At Displace Hashery
Free Family Movies at Wesbrook Village
Holiday Sourdough Goodies
Disney on Ice: Frozen
Cooking Class: Choux
Vancouver Heritage Foundation: Brown Bag ~ Lunch & Learn
Conference: Mothers as a Catalyst of Change
Social Studies at the Firehall Arts Centre
Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas
LOCAL: A Curated Pop Up Shop
Jewish Book Festival
Vancouver Christmas Market
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Alchemy Theatre Presents: Agnes of God
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Thursday, November 26, 2015
21st Annual Holiday Gala at the Peak of Christmas
VHS Speaker Series: Habitat Forum & The UN Conference of 1976
Cask Night / St James Music Academy Fundraiser
Community Open House Re: West Georgia/Art Gallery Plaza
TWU Stem Cell Drive
Vancouver Lights of Hope Charity Shopping Event at The Bay
Burger and Beer Benefit for Pommy Country Rescue
In Focus 2015
GuildTrip Launch Event
Heart2Heart Social Benefit
Vancouver Opera: Dark Sisters
Raven Spirit Dance & The Dance Centre Present Earth Song
Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park
Vancouver Theatresports: Christmas Queen 2
Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas
LOCAL: A Curated Pop Up Shop
Conference: Mothers as a Catalyst of Change
Jewish Book Festival
Disney on Ice: Frozen
Vancouver Christmas Market
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Alchemy Theatre Presents: Agnes of God
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Friday, November 27, 2015
Black Friday Frenzy at Metropolis at Metrotown
Alicia Tobin’s Come Draw With Me
DOXA’s Fall Fundraiser
Book Reading – Cold Case Vancouver by Eve Lazarus
SAGA Art & Craft Show & Sale
SOS Children’s Gingerbread Village at The Peak of Christmas, Grouse Mountain
Emily Carr’s Legendary Student Art Sale
European Union Film Festival
Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival
Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge
Vancouver Theatresports: Christmas Queen 2
Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas
Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park
LOCAL: A Curated Pop Up Shop
Raven Spirit Dance & The Dance Centre Present Earth Song
Conference: Mothers as a Catalyst of Change
Vancouver Opera: Dark Sisters
Disney on Ice: Frozen
Vancouver Christmas Market
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Alchemy Theatre Presents: Agnes of God
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Saturday, November 28, 2015
WOW Westminster Unveiling
Strathcona Winter Craft Fair
Barney Bentall & The Cariboo Express
Surrey Youth Engagement Conference
Free Family Day ‘Brush Work’ RBC Canadian Painting Competition exhibition
Downtown Surrey Spirit of the Season
South Granville Seniors Centre Holly Bazaar
Winter Craft Market
ArtStarts Presents “Elements” with Metaphor
Elgin Hall Crafty Affaire Market
Edmonds Festival of Lights
Portobello West Holiday Market
Shop the Neighbourhood
Dunbar Holiday Craft Fair
VSO Pops: 50 years of Bond… James Bond
Nat Bailey Farmers Market
DTES Street Market
SAGA Art & Craft Show & Sale
Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge
Vancouver Theatresports: Christmas Queen 2
Emily Carr’s Legendary Student Art Sale
Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas
Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park
LOCAL: A Curated Pop Up Shop
Raven Spirit Dance & The Dance Centre Present Earth Song
SOS Children’s Gingerbread Village at The Peak of Christmas, Grouse Mountain
Vancouver Opera: Dark Sisters
European Union Film Festival
Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival
Disney on Ice: Frozen
Vancouver Christmas Market
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Mitch & Murray Productions Present: Rapture, Blister, Burn
Alchemy Theatre Presents: Agnes of God
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Vancouver: A Distant Mirror (from the City of Vancouver Archives)
From Whoi Whoi to Chaythoos Historical Walking Tour
Sunday Pig Roast Series at Boulevard
Vayusha’s Annual Christmas Market
Cannery Farmers Market
Hastings Park Farmers Market
Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge
Vancouver Theatresports: Christmas Queen 2
Emily Carr’s Legendary Student Art Sale
Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas
Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park
LOCAL: A Curated Pop Up Shop
SOS Children’s Gingerbread Village at The Peak of Christmas, Grouse Mountain
European Union Film Festival
Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival
Disney on Ice: Frozen
Vancouver Christmas Market
The Arts Club Presents A Christmas Story: The Musical
Alchemy Theatre Presents: Agnes of God
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Monday, November 30, 2015
Abbotsford Education & Career Fair
Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge
Vancouver Theatresports: Christmas Queen 2
Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas
Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park
SOS Children’s Gingerbread Village at The Peak of Christmas, Grouse Mountain
European Union Film Festival
Vancouver Christmas Market
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

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3 comments

  1. Janet Miller says:

    Hi Rebecca

    Please don’t forget the other symphony events. Lots more than you’ve mentioned:

    http://www.vancouversymphony.ca/

    Thanks 🙂

  2. Thanks Janet, I’ll take a look. This list is mainly created and maintained using events that readers have submitted so if someone doesn’t send it in, it probably won’t make it on the list. Thanks for submitting this!

    Rebecca

  3. Heather says:

    Do you have a December list of events?

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