1. Wander across the brilliant display of lights at the Canyon Light Walk
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is re-opening their beautiful Canyon Lights Walk later this month. This event gets super busy, especially close to the holidays so be sure to snag some tickets asap to enjoy this festive experience. The suspension bridge and the canyon beneath will be completely illuminated which truly makes for a beautiful night out.
When: November 20th 2021 – January 23rd 2021
2. Grab some tickets for this unbelievably beautiful Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibit coming to Vancouver.
This stunning, immersive exhibit of the world-famous Sistine Chapel is coming to Vancouver this November. Experience the awe and wonder of arguably one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements from an up-close, life-size, and never-before-seen perspective.
Ticket sales open this Friday November 5th at 9am, so be sure to grab some before they sell out!
When: Starting November 19th 2021
3. Join a Doggo Day Run with Vancouver’s Social Run Club
This Saturday November 6th, the awesome Vancouver Social Run Club is hosting a jog with your dog event! Later in the month you can check out their other fun events like their Run For Pho/Ramen on November 10th or their 80s Bootcamp Circuit on November 13th.
When: Check out all their different events running this month and follow them on instagram to stay updated!
4. Take a road trip to one of the province’s most beautiful weekend getaways
These unique vacation rentals and resorts close to Vancouver are the perfect weekend getaway. Be close to the water, the mountains, and the forest at any of these fantastic locations. November offers plenty of off-season deals so be sure to check these spots out!
5. Enjoy a festive classical concert by candlelight in a beautiful church
The holidays are here so come and celebrate with another beautiful Candlelight performance. Enjoy classics from Tchaikovsky and other iconic seasonal arrangements like the Nutcracker and cozy up to the festive feeling we’ve been waiting all year for. Check out the available dates and grab your tickets for this festive concert!
When: December 8th, 16th, 22nd 2021
6. Spend a rainy date night at the unique and mesmerizing Moon and Back Gallery
Vancouver’s only infinite mirrored digital light room offers 16 different themed installations. Their Kaleidoscope room (probably our favourite) is floor to ceiling lined with moving digital light displays. It’ll appear as if you are walking through the ring of fire or floating through outer space!
When: Book a visit anytime
7. Wander through the stunning Van Dusen Festival of Lights
The beautiful Van Dusen Botanical Garden’s Festival of Lights is returning this holiday season! Get into the holiday spirit under the stunning display of over a million lights in this winter wonderland.
When: November 26th 2021 – January 3rd 2022
8. Indulge on some pancakes the size of your face
There’s nothing better on a cold, rainy November morning than some pancakes and a cup of coffee. Luckily, Vancouver is home to some fantastic brunch spots where you can find the best pancakes in the city.
9. Check out the Yoko Ono exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery
The Yoko Ono exhibit, Growing Freedom, is on at the Vancouver Art Gallery! A collection of iconic collaborative work with John Lennon, this exhibit is an intimate look into the creative process of these impactful artists. Buy your tickets in advance or head down there on Tuesday nights from 5-8PM by donation!
When: Now until May 1st 2022
10. Check out this holiday jazz night at the Beaumont Studios
It’s no secret that any soundtrack of the holiday season will lay claim to some of the most recognizable names in Jazz history. From Nat King Cole to Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald to Vince Guaraldi; the holidays are a snow-filled playground where Jazz and swing do their thing. Enjoy this beautiful festive concert to really get into the holiday spirit!
When: December 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th