22 things to do in Vancouver this November

22 things to do in Vancouver this November




Every month, the Cit compiles a list of Vancouver’s must-see events. This makes it easy to ensure that you’re always around ‘n about town experiencing all that Vancouver has to offer. We’ve drawn from various sources to make this calendar your monthly go-to list for all things Vancouver. The Cit is pleased to release the November edition of your Vancouver Social Calendar. As always, if you have an event you’d like us to include, share.

Attend a Remembrance Day ceremony

When: Tuesday, November 11
Where: Multiple locations around Vancouver

Celebrities 30 Year Anniversary

When: Friday, November 7 to Monday, November 10
Where: Celebrities Nightclub
What: The historical & diverse nightlife destination celebrates 30 years with special sets from Hot Since 82, Amine Edge & Dance and a Vogue Charity Event featuring NYC Legend MikeQ

Website: (Full release:
Twitter: @celebrities_van #CELEBS30YR


Hastings Park Winter Farmers’ Market

When: Running until November 30, Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: PNE Fairgrounds
What: Shop local winter produce + artisan prepared foods + local crafts + enjoy hot food trucks

11th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival

When: Running until November 9
What: Over 90 arts + culture events at 25 venues throughout the Downtown Eastside

Winter Farmers Market at Nat Bailey Stadium

When: Running until April 25, 2015, Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario Street, Vancouver
What: Shop locally grown produce + enjoy hot food trucks + live music + more

Moustaches for Movember

When: November 4, 7 to 10 p.m.
Where: Holt Renfrew, Pacific Centre
What: Canada’s largest Movember fundraising event feat. a VIP fashion show, local celebrities, beers, canapés, and more!

Circus Fest Vancouver

When: November 6 to 9
Where: Various venues
What: A 4-day circus festival feat. leading circus acts & performers, Main Stage shows, hands-on workshops, installations, cabarets, and industry panel discussions

Ballet BC presents No. 29

When: November 6 to 8
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
What: Ballet BC’s first performance of the season

Movies at MARKET by Jean-Georges

When: November 7 & 8
Where: MARKET by Jean-Georges restaurant
What: Enjoy a movie in the plush private theatre of the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver with an elegant meal

An Evening at Ringside

When: November 8
Where: Griffins Boxing & Fitness, North Vancouver
What: An award-winning charity dinner and boxing gala benefitting Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver

41st Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market

When: November 11 to 16
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre
What: Over 310 artisans from coast to coast incl. wood turners + glass blowers + sculptors + potters + entertainment + food + more!

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF)

When: November 12 to 15
Where: Centennial Theatre & Rio Theatre
What: Watch a unique collection of outdoor and mountaineering films on the big screen

Vancouver Short Film Festival

When: November 14 to 16
Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street
What: 17 new films and 4 web series showcasing B.C.’s film industry

Shipyards Christmas Market

When: November 14 to 16, 21 to 23, 28 to 30
Where: The Shipyards – 19 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver
What: Over 50 local artisans + food trucks + live music + an outdoor light display + a skating rink from noon to 6 p.m.!

2014 Local Government Election

When: November 15
What: Vote in the general local election from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Hopscotch Festival

When: November 17 to 23
Where: The PNE Forum
What: Vancouver’s premium whisky, beer and spirit festival featuring over 300 kinds of whisky

Eastside Culture Crawl

When: November 20 to 23
Where: Main Street, 1st Avenue, Victoria Drive
What: Annual visual arts festival that involves artists on Vancouver’s Eastside opening their studios to the public

Il Mercato: Italian Night Market

When: November 21, 3 to 7 p.m.
Where: 3075 Slocan Street
What: Italian cuisine + music + handmade products from local artisans

Vancouver Christmas Market

When: November 22 to December 24
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
What: Authentic outdoor German Christmas village + market


When: November 22 from noon to 7 p.m.
Where: Yaletown
What: A free holiday festival w/ outdoor shopping + more

The Peak of Christmas 

When: November 28 to December 24
Where: Grouse Mountain
What: Sleigh rides + skating + breakfast with Santa + real reindeer + gingerbread village + more

Canyon Lights

When: November 29 to January 3
Where: Capilano Suspension Bridge
What: 250,000 sparkling lights + music + the world’s largest living Christmas tree


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