Vancouver Events Calendar

Looking for events and fun things to do? Our Vancouver events calendar has you covered. Arts, culture, sports, food, music, and other rad stuff. If you’ve got an event to share, submit your event on the form page!

Graham Clark’s Quiz Show @ The Fox Cabaret
Nov 25 @ 8:00 pm
Graham Clark's Quiz Show @ The Fox Cabaret | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

Graham Clark’s Quiz Show is a comedy show that cherry picks the best segments of game shows, plus a few new favourites, and presents them all in one bizarre event! Comedians are the “contestants” with prizes for the audience. Brought to you by Hot Art Wet City. Doors 7:30pm, show 8. $10 adv/$12 door

Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting @ Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza
Dec 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting @ Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting is back on Friday, December 1 at the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza. Watch four magnificent holiday trees, one of which is 76 feet tall, come alive with hope and light. This free family-friendly event features live entertainment and music from Side One, free cookies and hot chocolate, local food trucks and fun activities for kids.

WE Arts: Holiday Market + Social @ Denman Place Mall
Dec 2 all-day
WE Arts: Holiday Market + Social @ Denman Place Mall |  |  |

Fall in love with a new local musician or artisan, meet and mingle  with your neighbours and make new friends. Find the perfect gift to put under the tree or to keep for yourself. Santa will be there for photo ops!

Yule Duel 2017 @ Gastown
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Yule Duel 2017 @ Gastown | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

The spirit of Christmas returns to Gastown with Yule Duel 2017, the only outdoor Christmas Carolling event in BC! Water Street will be transformed into an open air concert hall filled with holiday cheer, a live jazz band and over 20 entertaining musical performances by some of Vancouver’s most notable choirs.

Choirs will be setup along Water Street, performing a selection of holiday songs to entertain the crowd. Once the judges have made their rounds, festivities will shift to the main stage as teams compete in a final sing-off!

Yule Duel is a fundraising event for May’s Place, which provides compassionate end-of-life care to some of the most vulnerable people in the DTES.


Shiny Fuzzy Muddy: Fine Art, Craft + Design Show @ Heritage Hall
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Shiny Fuzzy Muddy: Fine Art, Craft + Design Show @ Heritage Hall | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

Celebrating 15 years of Shiny Fuzzy Muddy Collective holiday events, the annual artist-curated collection of fine art, craft and design is back!

11th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive @ Riverside Palace Banquet Hall
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive @ Riverside Palace Banquet Hall | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada

This toy drive has collected 30,000+ toys for kids in need in the past 10 years and have been distributed to various local charitable organizations. This year’s list includes:

BC Children’s Hospital Foundation
Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau
Richmond Christmas Fund – Dream Project Team
NightShift Street Ministries – Care Centre
Key Solutions – Families in Whalley
Helping Hands Children’s Centre
Options Community Services
Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre Association SINAG
Local Elementary Schools

Join us and help bring more smiles to children’s faces!


1) SHARE THIS POST with your friends to help us bring more awareness to the toy drive

2) BRING A NEW AND UNWRAPPED TOY to the following locations:
– Riverside Banquet Halls
– All the Co-operators Insurance agencies across the Lower Mainland
– All participating Vancity Credit Union locations across the Lower Mainland

Join us for a fantastic family event on the last day of the toy drive where you can enjoy kids’ activities, great food and even get your picture taken with SANTA!

We will be doing a grand toy count and distribute thousands of toys to major local charities after the event!

Thank you for your support!

Gluten Free Expo @ Vancouver Convention Centre, East
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – Jan 14 @ 4:00 pm
Gluten Free Expo @ Vancouver Convention Centre, East  | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

Discover and sample gluten-free products, enjoy live cooking demos and education from leading experts. Tip: bring cash to take advantage of all the special product discounts at the show.

2018 Vancouver International Children’s Festival @ Granville Island
May 28 – Jun 3 all-day
2018 Vancouver International Children's Festival @ Granville Island | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 28 to June 3, 2018! Enjoy spectacular performances from around the globe for kids and families of all ages. Acrobatics, puppetry, theater, music and lots of arts activities. Get your tickets today at