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Seven super local November events in Vancouver

Seven super local November events in Vancouver

The Halloween candy may remain but the costumes are back in the tickle truck and many eyes are on the holidays. Here are six November Vancouver events we’re looking forward to.

Seven November events in Vancouver

Circle Craft Craft Fair

November 2-12

Six November events in Vancouver

Circle Craft Christmas Market is a Vancouver institution, kicking off the holiday season. The annual event welcomes over 300 Canadian artisans from coast-to-coast, selling high-quality goods they made themselves. You’ll find everything from soap to glassware to clothing to food (and even wine and craft beer) and a whole lot more. It’s all happening from November 8-12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.

Remembrance Day

November 11th at various locations.

Lest we forget, November 11th is a stat holiday and a day to remember those who fought for peace. Head to one of the many Remembrance Day events around Vancouver with the kids for marches, pageantry and words of honour.

East Van Cultural Crawl

November 16-19

Six November events in Vancouver

Talk about local! The East Van Cultural Crawl is another amazing place to pick up unique hand-made gifts or just take part in an unforgettable community event that showcases hundreds or tiny galleries, artist studios and garages on Vancouver’s East Side. And while yes it does get busy, kids will love the social nature of the crawl and the live demos in pottery, live chainsaw carving and glassblowing.

Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios

October 19- December 31

Six November events in Vancouver

Cirque’s bigtop is back in False Creek, which means it’s showtime! The latest flight of fancy, Kurios, Cabinet of Curiosities, has been called dazzling, joyous and enthralling. One thing’s for sure: there will be acrobatics, highwire acts and fantastical escapades. Tickets aren’t cheap, but a Cirque show is something everyone should witness. Children (wait until they’re old enough to go the distance) will be astounded.

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Science fiction family weekend at the Space Centre

November 18, 19

The HR Macmillan Space Centre is all about Sci Fi this month, but this weekend is specifically for families. Explore the galaxy in your favourite spaceship as you paint Millennium Falcons, TIE Fighters, the Enterprise, or you can bring your own spaceship idea. They’ll help you create a cosmic masterpiece!

Glitter & Glam Tree Lighting Event at Tsawwassen Mills

November 22, 5 – 8 pm (lights get bright at 6pm)
 Six November events in Vancouver
Come down to the Lower Mainland’s most epic mall for its dazzling tree lighting ceremony, a kid-friendly event that’s bound to get you in the holiday mood! There will be live music and entertainment, festive treats, holiday activities & crafts PLUS a chance to WIN a $1,000 shopping spree. The perfect way to kick off your holiday shopping.

Vancouver Christmas Market

November 22 – December 24 at Jack Poole Plaza

The instant dose of Christmas returns at the Vancouver Christmas Market, with its gorgeous carousel, live music, myriad of food vendors, choirs, and plenty of intricate wooden gifts and ornaments. Tuck into a Bavarian smokie or giant pretzel and be sure to wash it down with a piping hot mug of Gluhwein. If you get your tickets online, you can upgrade to a free season’s pass.


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