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22 Metro Vancouver Events To Check Out This Week (November 19-23)

Canyon Lights Tour

Photo: Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

We’re already halfway through November and the holiday fun is only starting.

From Christmas markets to beautiful light tunnels, here are 22 Metro Vancouver events to check out this week.

RELATED: The Most Festive Things to Do in Metro Vancouver This Holiday Season

Metro Vancouver Events This Week

Monday, November 19

St. Paul’s Lights Of Hope

Lights of Hope
Photo: @audi.fs / Instagram

About: This spectacular display will be up until Monday, January 7th, 2019, shining every day from dusk till dawn.
Cost: By donation
Time: dawn to dusk

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

About: The event explores the Titanic’s human stories, which are told through more 120 authentic artifacts and and extensive room re-creations. Additionally, the exhibition commemorates the centennial of the maiden voyage and of life’s fragility.
Cost: $13.95 – $17.95
Time: 10:00 a.m

Free Outdoor Yoga

Outdoor Yoga Vancouver
Photo: Mat Collective / Facebook

About: Mat Collective has decided to continue their free outdoor yoga classes during the fall season this year.
Cost: Free
Time: Various

Body Language

About: Guest curator Dion Kaszas of the Nlaka’pamux First Nation traces the deep-rooted traditions of Indigenous tattooing, piercing and personal adornment.
Cost: Free – $26
Time: 10:00 a.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.

Bacio Rosso

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Photo: Bacio Rosso / Facebook

About: Bacio Rosso is an intimate, fully immersive evening of cirque, comedy and cuisine. It’ll be in Vancouver for a string of shows at Queen Elizabeth Park starting Thursday, November 1st, 2018.
Cost: Starting at $109
Time: 6:00 p.m. / 7:00 p.m.

Curious Imaginings

About: This art exhibit will “challenge us to explore the social impacts of emerging bio-technology and our ethical limits”.
Cost: $11 – $35
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The Enemy

About: Set in a small town in British Columbia, The Enemy is a contemporary interpretation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. Dr. Stockman, played by Jenn Griffin, becomes a pariah when her discovery of pollution in the local Healthy Springs Spa and Water Park threatens the town’s tourism industry and economic well-being.
Cost: Various
Time: Various


Tuesday, November 20

Tuesday Night Golf Clinics

RichmondAbout: Their “Practice with a Purpose Golf Clinics” provides you with professional instruction tailored to your specific swing flaws and gives you something to work on during future visits to the range.
Cost: $22
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Wednesday, November 21

Vancouver Christmas Market

Vancouver Christmas Market
Photo: Vancouver Christmas Market / Facebook

About: The city’s signature yuletide celebration offers its largest festivities to date. It will feature more than 80 huts of authentic German sweets, treats and treasures.
Cost: $5 – $50
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (6:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve)

Disney On Ice

About: Featuring Disney’s Moana for the first time in a live production, hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring the Disney magic to life.
Cost: $20 – $110
Time: 7:00 p.m.


Thursday, November 22

Glow Christmas Light Garden & Market

Glow Christmas
Photo: @glowlangley / Instagram

About: 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.

Women Against MS Luncheon

About: The WAMS Luncheon is an annual networking event in support of one of Canada’s leading health charities, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.
Cost: Starting at $125
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Canyon Lights

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Photo: Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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.


Friday, November 23

Sea Of Lights

Vancouver Aquarium
Photo: Vancouver Aquarium / Facebook

About: This festive season, immerse yourself in a mesmerizing display of lights, bubbles, movements and sounds inside the Vancouver Aquarium’s interactive experience.
Cost: Free – $38
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Dark Eighties Fall Ball

About: You’ve invited to wear a fancy dress, masks, lace, prom wear, crazy outfits, costumes, wigs and anything else!
Cost: $11 – $12
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Jungle Safari Skate

Jungle Safari SkateAbout: Grab your friends and swing on by the Cloverdale Ice Arena for a Jungle Safari themed public skate.
Cost: Regular drop-in admission
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Collections Tour

About: Explore a vast collection of model totem poles with Pacific Northwest Coast Art Specialist Christopher W. Smith
Cost: $100
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Hopscotch Festival

About: For 23 years, the Grand Tasting Hall has come alive with thousands of different craft and premium beers, spirits from around the globe, the most delicious of scotch and other whiskies, as well as a selection of wines and spectacular foods.
Cost: $15 – $125
Time: 6:00 p.m.

Eliana Cuevas

About: Known for her dynamic songs that defy genres, she delivers passionate performances that captive audiences of every language.
Cost: $22 – $25
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Peak Of Christmas

Peak of Christmas
Photo: @vancitywild / Instagram

About: Feel the enchantment and radiance of twinkling lights, the calm echo of the snow, the warmth of Santa’s smile as he greets you in his workshop and the joy of witnessing real reindeer.
Cost: Free – $149

Vancouver Italian Christmas Market

About: Once you arrive, visitors will experience one of the world’s most unique cultures. There will be a variety of vendors selling Italian products, local food and crafts.
Cost: Free
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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