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Friday, November 22, 2013

Vancouver Weekend Events (Nov 22 - 24, 2013)

Tis the season! This weekend is full of festival and market openings and craft fairs. Time to get on that Christmas gift shopping! December isn't too far away. Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

Friday, November 22, 2013

Vancouver Christmas Market - $6
November 22 to December 24 11:00am - 9:00pm
Just outside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 649 Cambie Street  Vancouver, BC
Opening day! The Vancouver Christmas Market is back for its fourth year from November 22 to December 24, 2013 on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza!  Enjoy our expanded offerings of delicious food items and find unique Christmas gifts for everyone on your list. We'll have seasonal music to set the mood and a great entertainment program of authentic folk groups.

Vancouver Festival of Trees
November 20, 2012 - January 2, 2013 
Four Seasons Hotel & Pacific Centre Mall  
For the past 27 years, Festival of Trees has transformed the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel and the corridors of Pacific Centre Mall into a vision of beautifully decorated trees with the goal of raising much-needed funds for BC Children's Hospital Foundation.  The Festival continues to bring together a vast array of generous sponsors both business and individual from Vancouver in what has become a much anticipated holiday tradition and the unofficial beginning of Christmas in the Vancouver. Every year, local businesses, organizations and individuals, sponsor and decorate their trees in a wacky, creative, unique, and always beautiful fashion. 

West Coast Christmas Show - $7
Friday, November 22, 11am-9pm 
Saturday, November 23, 10am – 6pm
Sunday, November 24, 10am – 5pm
Abbotsford TRADEX Centre, 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford
The West Coast Christmas Show is Western Canada's leading Holiday Season Show that brings together under one roof Holiday gifts, fancy foods, personal services, decor ideas, festive seminars and culinary presentations.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Vancouver Winter Farmers Market
10:00am - 2:00pm every Saturday (closed December 28) November 2, 2011 - April 28
30th and Ontario Street in the East Parking lot and Plaza of Nat Bailey Stadium
Fresh, local, organic foods & crafts. 60+ vendors, hot food, music! Rain or Shine!

West End Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday, Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street, Vancouver

Holiday Craft Fair Participate as a vendor at the #1 Choice Artisan Craft Fair awarded by “Stars of Vancouver” in the Courier! 60+ Artisan crafters. Admission is FREE.

Family FUSE Weekend: Tell Me A Story - $17
Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby St, Vancouver
Discover the Vancouver Art Gallery's Family FUSE Weekend, where you will meet artists, musicians, dancers, performers, and educators for a weekend filled with family fun! Participate in a range of fun activities, performances, and hands-on sessions throughout the Gallery. FREE for all Gallery Members and all children aged 12-and-under when accompanied by an adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Regular adult admission rates apply.

Holly Tea & Craft Fair
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM 

Marpole Place Neighbourhood House, 1305 West 70th Avenue Vancouver
The Holiday season is coming and on Nov 23rd we are having the first festive event of the year at Marpole Place Neighbourhood House!   Join us for a festive tea with homemade cookies, soup and lovely sandwiches. Check out the tables of hand made goods and buy your unique holiday gifts crafted with care! Participate in our Raffle and 50-50 and you will have the chance to win one of the prizes prepared by our generous sponsors! The prizes will be gift cards from Cravings Restaurant, White Spot, Hudson Hair Designs, Hollywood Nails, Artknapp Plantland and a Pretty & Pamper Basket!  Also, you'll enjoy hot apple cider and baked goods. Bring your entire family - we have special activities prepared just for kids!

Vancouver Christmas Market - $6
November 22 to December 24 11:00am - 9:00pm
Just outside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 649 Cambie Street  Vancouver, BC
he Vancouver Christmas Market is back for its fourth year from November 22 to December 24, 2013 on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza!  Enjoy our expanded offerings of delicious food items and find unique Christmas gifts for everyone on your list. We'll have seasonal music to set the mood and a great entertainment program of authentic folk groups.

Cat and Cat Lover's Open TV Casting Call
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Bone & Bowl Pet Store 1610 Salt St Vancouver
BATTLE CATS OPEN CASTING CALL Does your cat love to run, jump and chase? Was your kitty born to be a celebrity? We are casting for athletic cats and expressive cat owners to tackle our agility course in a fun new television competition show.

Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum
12:00pm - 4:30pm November 23 - December 13
12:00pm - 9:00pm December 14 - January 3, 2013 (closed December 24 & 25)  
6501 Deer Lake Avenue  Burnaby, BC
The Village is illuminated this festive season with spectacular displays of lights that are sure to put you and your family into the holiday spirit! Lights in our parking lot are a teaser of what's to see inside. Delight in the shimmering Winter Wonderland near the Love Farmhouse, an Angel-Crossing at the bridge, a Holiday Lane and be wowed by the gigantic multi-coloured Christmas tree sparkling near the carousel.

Candytown in Yaletown
12pm – 9pm  
1000 – 1100 block of Mainland Street  
2nd annual free outdoor Christmas festival – Candytown. Downtown Vancouver’s only free winter festival will transform Mainland Street into a winter wonderland. Lights and candy canes will adorn lamp poles and costumed characters will parade down the street. Holiday shoppers are invited to start their seasonal gift buying in Yaletown with local merchants as well as a specialty market carrying unique gifts and holiday treats. This outdoor Christmas festival is free, open to the public and sure to get people into the Christmas spirit.  Featured Activities:      “All I Want for Christmas” Gift Market     Free Horse Carriage Rides     Live Music     Visits with Santa 1PM – 6PM     Ice Carving Demo 2PM – 7Pm     Candy Making     Yaletown Rotary Club Xmas Tree Lot     CandyTown Cocktail Tour 6PM – 9PM See last year's photos here. 

Edmonds Festival of Lights  
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Edmonds Community Centre, 7433 Edmonds Street Burnaby
Come into the new Edmonds Community Centre to enjoy the best the season has to offer at this heart-warming annual event! Take part in arts & crafts, cookie decorating, seasonal activities, face painting and of course a visit with Santa. Afterwards, join us outside on our back plaza for refreshments including hot dogs and hot chocolate, live music, photo opportunities and the lighting of our huge Christmas tree

Vancouver Festival of Trees
November 20, 2012 - January 2, 2013 
Four Seasons Hotel & Pacific Centre Mall  
For the past 27 years, Festival of Trees has transformed the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel and the corridors of Pacific Centre Mall into a vision of beautifully decorated trees with the goal of raising much-needed funds for BC Children's Hospital Foundation.  The Festival continues to bring together a vast array of generous sponsors both business and individual from Vancouver in what has become a much anticipated holiday tradition and the unofficial beginning of Christmas in the Vancouver. Every year, local businesses, organizations and individuals, sponsor and decorate their trees in a wacky, creative, unique, and always beautiful fashion.

TUCK SHOP: Holiday Edition - suggested $2 donation 
Saturday 5pm-10pm 
Sunday 11am-4pm
The Toast Collective 648 Kingsway,Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories
Join Done & Done Creative Events and all the wonderful vendors for this extended edition! Come celebrate 2 days of Tuck Shop awesomeness at a great new location. Purchase gifts, support local vendors and treat yourself to some serious delicious products and quality crafts.

West Coast Christmas Show - $7
Friday, November 22, 11am-9pm 
Saturday, November 23, 10am – 6pm
Sunday, November 24, 10am – 5pm
Abbotsford TRADEX Centre, 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford
The West Coast Christmas Show is Western Canada's leading Holiday Season Show that brings together under one roof Holiday gifts, fancy foods, personal services, decor ideas, festive seminars and culinary presentations.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

West End Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday, Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street, Vancouver

Holiday Craft Fair Participate as a vendor at the #1 Choice Artisan Craft Fair awarded by “Stars of Vancouver” in the Courier! 60+ Artisan crafters. Admission is FREE. 

TUCK SHOP: Holiday Edition - suggested $2 donation 
Saturday 5pm-10pm 
Sunday 11am-4pm
The Toast Collective 648 Kingsway,Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories
Join Done & Done Creative Events and all the wonderful vendors for this extended edition! Come celebrate 2 days of Tuck Shop awesomeness at a great new location. Purchase gifts, support local vendors and treat yourself to some serious delicious products and quality crafts.

Family FUSE Weekend: Tell Me A Story - $17
Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby St, Vancouver
Discover the Vancouver Art Gallery's Family FUSE Weekend, where you will meet artists, musicians, dancers, performers, and educators for a weekend filled with family fun! Participate in a range of fun activities, performances, and hands-on sessions throughout the Gallery. FREE for all Gallery Members and all children aged 12-and-under when accompanied by an adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Regular adult admission rates apply.

Vancouver Christmas Market - $6
November 22 to December 24 11:00am - 9:00pm
Just outside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 649 Cambie Street  Vancouver, BC
he Vancouver Christmas Market is back for its fourth year from November 22 to December 24, 2013 on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza!  Enjoy our expanded offerings of delicious food items and find unique Christmas gifts for everyone on your list. We'll have seasonal music to set the mood and a great entertainment program of authentic folk groups.

Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum
12:00pm - 4:30pm November 23 - December 13
12:00pm - 9:00pm December 14 - January 3, 2013 (closed December 24 & 25)  
6501 Deer Lake Avenue  Burnaby, BC
The Village is illuminated this festive season with spectacular displays of lights that are sure to put you and your family into the holiday spirit! Lights in our parking lot are a teaser of what's to see inside. Delight in the shimmering Winter Wonderland near the Love Farmhouse, an Angel-Crossing at the bridge, a Holiday Lane and be wowed by the gigantic multi-coloured Christmas tree sparkling near the carousel.

Vancouver Festival of Trees
November 20, 2012 - January 2, 2013 
Four Seasons Hotel & Pacific Centre Mall  
For the past 27 years, Festival of Trees has transformed the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel and the corridors of Pacific Centre Mall into a vision of beautifully decorated trees with the goal of raising much-needed funds for BC Children's Hospital Foundation.  The Festival continues to bring together a vast array of generous sponsors both business and individual from Vancouver in what has become a much anticipated holiday tradition and the unofficial beginning of Christmas in the Vancouver. Every year, local businesses, organizations and individuals, sponsor and decorate their trees in a wacky, creative, unique, and always beautiful fashion.

West Coast Christmas Show - $7
Friday, November 22, 11am-9pm 
Saturday, November 23, 10am – 6pm
Sunday, November 24, 10am – 5pm
Abbotsford TRADEX Centre, 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford
The West Coast Christmas Show is Western Canada's leading Holiday Season Show that brings together under one roof Holiday gifts, fancy foods, personal services, decor ideas, festive seminars and culinary presentations.

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