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15 Awesome Events In Metro Vancouver This Week (November 14-17)

Photo: Sam Zhao / Flickr

A short work week should get you excited for all the exciting happenings across metro Vancouver.

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From concerts to Christmas fireworks, here are 15 awesome events taking place in metro Vancouver this week.

Events In Metro Vancouver This Week


Tuesday, November 14

Circus | Cirque du Soleil

Photo: Cirque du Soleil

Written and directed by Michel Laprise, KURIOS is a tale in which time comes to a complete stop. Moreover, the realm is in the 19th century, leading audiences to completely change their perception of reality. In an alternate yet familiar past, in a place where wonders abound for those who trust their imagination, a Seeker discovers that in order to glimpse the marvels that lie just below the surface, we must first learn to close our eyes. The show stays in Vancouver until Sunday, December 31st, 2017.

Art | Fight for Beauty

Fight for Beauty
Photo: Westbank Corp / Facebook

Westbank has evolved into a cultural practice and this exhibition offers a glimpse into a new and interesting part of our world. In ‘Fight For Beauty’, they attempt to encapsulate the architecture, artistry, design, fashion and city-building initiatives that have come to define their practice. It will be on display until Sunday, December 17th, 2017.

Attraction | Soar over America at FlyOver Canada

Have you ever wanted to fly over America? Soar more than 10,000 miles across some of the United States’ most unique and iconic landscapes including Hawaii, Alaska, New York and more. This special opportunity runs from Thursday, November 2nd – Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017. Tickets start at $17.

Exhibition | City on Edge

Museum of Vancouver

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) explores the history of our city’s street protests with City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism. It’s a major, new photo-based exhibition on display until Sunday, February 18th, 2018.

Art | Intangible

Featuring previously crafted, and never-before-seen creations, Intangible spotlights six trailblazing Coast Salish artists influenced by tradition as well as contemporary inspiration.

Sale | Winter Treasures Artisan Sale

Vancouver Charity Craft FairThe Port Moody Arts Centre is hosting their Winter Treasures Artisan Sale this holiday season until Thursday, December 21st, 2017. Sort through a collection of handcrafted gifts, art, jewellery, and fine crafts. Admission is free.

Wednesday, November 15

Concert | Ibeyi

French-Cuban musical duo, consisting of twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz, perform at the Commodore Ballroom this week on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017. Tickets are $30.

Thursday, November 16

Crafts | Eastside Culture Crawl

Eastside Culture Crawl
Photo: Eastside Culture Crawl / Facebook

The 21st Edition of the Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver’s famous four-day celebration of visual arts, design, and crafts is back. It runs from Thursday, November 16th – Sunday, November 19th, 2017 in 500 + artists studios, homes, and garages throughout Vancouver’s Eastside. Boasting its largest line-up of artists, venues, and events to date, the “Crawl” will welcome more than 30,000 visitors to the Eastside. It’s the most densely populated community of artists across Canada.

Fundraiser | St. Paul’s Lights of Hope

Lights of Hope
Photo: Sam Zhao / Flickr

Lights of Hope, St. Paul’s Foundation’s annual fundraising campaign for the hospital’s greatest needs, is celebrating 20 years of giving this holiday season. It takes place on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Not to mention, the launch of the fundraising campaign will be celebrated with fireworks and St. Paul’s Hospital’s iconic lighting display. Burrard Street will be illuminated with over 100,000 sparkling light bulbs.

Market | Christmas at Hycroft

Hycroft Manor is holding a Christmas market from Thursday, November 16th – Sunday, November 19th, 2017. There will be over 25 artisans selling handmade goods. Admission is $15.


Concert | Roy Woods

Photo: Roy Woods / Facebook

Roy Woods of OVO Sound takes to the stage at Fortune Sound Club on Thursday, November 16th, 2017. Tickets are $20.

Food | Feel the Vibe Jamaica Pop Up Shop

Feel the Vibe Jamaica Pop Up Shop is a four-day celebration of Jamaican culture that includes food, drinks, and music. It takes place from Thursday, November 16th – Sunday, November 19th, 2017.

Hockey | Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks host the Vegas Golden Knights this week at Rogers Arena. Puck drop is slated for 7:00 p.m.

Friday, November 17

Concert | Barenaked Ladies

The Great Canadian Songbook
Photo: Barenaked Ladies / Facebook

Barenaked Ladies land their Fake Nudes Canadian Tour in Vancouver for two shows on Friday, November 17th and Saturday, November 18th, 2017. Both shows take place at the Commodore Ballroom. Moreover, doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m. The tour celebrates the release of their fifteenth studio album, Fake Nudes, on November 17th, 2017.

Market | West Coast Christmas Show and Artisan Marketplace

See 200+ exhibitors, live music, unique handcrafted gifts, gourmet goodies, ugly sweater contest, and much more at the West Coast Christmas Show and Artisan Marketplace. It takes place at the Tradex Trade & Exhibition Centre from Friday, November 17th – Sunday, November 19th, 2017. Tickets start at $7.


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