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21 Metro Vancouver Events You Can Still Check Out This January

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We’re halfway through January now, but the fun is just beginning.

From outdoor lights to concerts, here are 21 Metro Vancouver events you can still check out this month.

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Metro Vancouver Events To Check Out This January

Surrey International Lantern Festival

About: Hosted by the Canadian Sichuan Chamber of Commerce, the festival is described as a “large-scale cultural event”.
Cost: $12 – $79.95
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Canyon Lights

About: The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are being transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment.
Cost: Free – $46.95
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Haida Now

About: Guest curated by Haida Curator Kwiaahwah Jones in collaboration with Viviane Gosselin, Co-curator and Director of Collections & Exhibitions at MOV, this exhibition features an unparalleled collection of Haida art boasting more than 450 works created as early as 1890.
Cost: $9 – $19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Glow Christmas Light Garden & Market

Glow ChristmasAbout: Bring together the people you love to stroll, laugh and play with under their twinkling lights. Glow’s playgrounds and interactive features will entertain the kids for hours, while the illuminated sculptures are the perfect backdrop for selfies and holiday family photos.
Cost: Free – $71.99
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Harrison Hot Springs Winter Light Festival

About: Harrison Hot Springs is going to overflow with holiday cheer this year with a new winter light festival called Lights on the Lake, the Christmas Tree Trail, a Cabin Style New Year’s celebration and much more!
Cost: Free
Time: Various

Lights at Lafarge

About: The route will take visitors through a dazzling 1.2 kilometres of festive lights with ten themed zones. This family-friendly event is free to attend and is located near the Lafarge Lake SkyTrain station.
Cost: Free
Time: Dusk – 11:00 p.m.

Ice Skating at Robson Square Ice Rink

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About: Skating is free for all ages. Those who own their own skates are welcome to use them. Skate rentals are $5 and rentals end 30 minutes before closing time.
Cost: Free
Time: Various

YG Vancouver Concert

About: YG is going on tour to support his latest 4HUNNID RECORDS release “Stay dangerous”.
Cost: $49.50
Time: 7:00 p.m.


Vancouver Motorcycle Show

About: This show will feature all new 2019 motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and side-by-sides, and experts will be on-site to answer all questions.
Cost: Free – $40
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

Hot Chocolate FestivalAbout: While there will be a litany of delectable hot chocolate concoctions to sip, each venue will have numerous treats on the menu.
Cost: Various
Time: Various

Lunar Eclipse at the MacMillan Space Centre

About: The HR MacMillan Space Centre will be staying open late for you to witness the Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Lunar Eclipse!
Cost: $8.50 – $41
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Street Food City

Street Food City
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About: Visitors can enjoy tasty bites from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. weekdays and 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on the weekend, at the Vancouver Art Gallery’s newly renovated plaza.
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Shred For The Cause

About: Previously known as “Shred for the Cure”, the event supports The Bloom Group, a local non-profit organization that helps the most vulnerable citizens of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Cost: Minimum donation of $15
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


Hot Chocolate Festival

About: This chocolate journey will take you from Tuscany to Sicily, and begin as far back as the 17th Century. Learn how chocolate entered Italy, and the impact the various cultures within shaped the form and flavour of this popular drink.
Cost: $60
Time: 6:30 p.m.

International Guitar Night


About: Back by popular demand, the Massey Theatre is thrilled to again present International Guitar Night – an evening of exquisite guitar music showcasing the dexterity and diversity of acoustic guitar.
Cost: $29 – $39
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Kids Scotiabank Dance Centre

About: Kids is a tribute by Taiwanese choreographer and dancer Kuan-Hsiang Liu to his late mother.
Cost: $29 – $37
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Travis Scott Vancouver Concert

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Photo: Travis Scott / Facebook

About: The Houston rapper has announced an extension of his “Astroworld Wish You Were Here” tour. The second leg of the tour will kickoff right here in Vancouver on Friday, January 25.
Cost: Starting at $80
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Scotiabank Feast of Fortune

About: The evening will feature incredible food creations from Chinese Restaurant Award-winning chefs, a special musical performance by Hong Kong singer and actress Linda Chung, and an exciting live auction with exclusive, luxury items.
Cost: $368
Time: 5:30 p.m.


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STOMP at the Abbotsford Centre

About: From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 20 years. They’ve performed in more than 50 countries and in front of more than 24 million people.
Cost: $65.00, $75.00, $99.00
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Dierks Bentley Vancouver Concert

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Photo: Dierks Bentley / Facebook

About: Bentley will be joined on stage by special guests Jon Pardi, Tenille Towns and Hot Country Knights.
Cost: Various
Time: 7:00 p.m.

KISS Vancouver Concert

About: After an epic and storied 45 year career that spurred an era of rock n roll legends, KISS announced that they will launch their final tour ever in 2019, appropriately named End Of The World Tour.
Cost: Various
Time: 7:30 p.m.


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