Metro Vancouver events on December 2, 2018

December 2, 2018


WinterFaire Holiday Market - 2nd Annual

Join us on Sunday Dec 2nd for a holiday market full of local crafters, makers and creators

Pitt Meadows | Pitt Meadows Heritage Hall | 9:30 am to 3:30 pm | Market

Winter Gift Gallery

Meet the artists and enjoy homemade holiday baking We have assembled a wonderful group of artists to help inspire your holiday shopping.

North Vancouver | Seymour Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Coquitlam Christmas Craft Fair

Join us for the 38th Annual Coquitlam Christmas Craft Fair!

Coquitlam | Poirier Forum | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Fair

Maan Farms Christmas Market

The Annual Christmas Market is back with Three! That's right Three Weekends of fun this year!!

Abbotsford | Maan Farms Country Experience & Estate Winery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Market

Golden Meadows Honey Farm Christmas Market

Join us for a cup of hot cocoa and some holiday shopping. Whether you are starting your Christmas shopping, finishing it up, or looking for a host gift for a holiday party, we have you covered

Pitt Meadows | Golden Meadows Honey Farm | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Market

Annual Christmas Openhouse

Come join us for our Annual Christmas Opehouse that is sure to get you in the Spirit of the Season

Maple Ridge | Maple Ridge Florist Ltd | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Market

Etsy Vancouver Market - Winter 2018

Are you ready for a festive celebration of contemporary handmade featuring the Vancouver's foremost voices in craft and design? This is your one-stop shopping event for one of a kind gift-giving!

Vancouver | Wesbrook Community Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Market

Breakfast with Santa

Santa will be making a very special appearance all the way from the North Pole. A delicious hot breakfast will be served alongside live music.

Vancouver | Sunset Community Centre | 10:30 am to 12:30 am | Family

A Charlie Brown Holiday Double Bill by Carousel Theatre for Young People

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Christmas on stage together in a double bill Recommended for Ages 3 yrs and older. Great for the whole family!

Vancouver | Waterfront Theatre | 11:00 am to 12:45 am | Kids

Wesbrook Village Holiday Celebration 2018

For the first time ever, the Wesbrook Village Holiday Celebration will span two days for double the festivities!

Vancouver | Wesbrook Village | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family

Holiday Pizza Making Parties

Tis the season to celebrate with friends, family & coworkers. We have two great holiday menu options

Vancouver | Rocky Mountain Flatbread | 11:00 am to 9:00 pm | Food / Wine

Deck The Hall Xmas Craft Fair

50 outstanding local artisans will come together in the historic Heritage Hall to display their creations

Vancouver | Heritage Hall Vancouver | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Fair

Vancouver Christmas Market

A beloved holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the Vancouver Christmas Market returns to its expansive seaside home at Jack Poole Plaza (home of the Olympic Cauldron)

Vancouver | Vancouver Christmas Market | 11:30 am to 9:30 pm | Family

Annual Anonymous Art Show

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council & CityScape Community Art Space are very excited to announce the 14th Annual Anonymous Art Show

North Vancouver | CityScape Community Art Space | 12:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

Holiday Wreath Workshop

In this one-day workshop we’ll be making natural wreaths using conifer branches, tropical foliage, assorted dried flowers and ribbon

North Vancouver | Maplewood House | 12:00 am to 1:30 pm | Workshop

Kameelah Janan Rasheed

The Contemporary Art Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in Canada by Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist, writer and educator Kameelah Janan Rasheed

Vancouver | Contemporary Art Gallery | 12:00 am to 6:00 pm | Exhibition | Free

TELUS presents the Vancouver Santa Claus Parade

Santa Claus is coming to town! Kick off the holiday season with Santa on Sunday, December 2nd!

Vancouver | West Georgia Street | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

2018 Christmas Classic Car Cruise

The Christmas Classic Car Cruise will roll through Steveston Village for the sixth year in a row!

Richmond | Steveston Village | 12:15 am to 2:30 pm | Family

2018 Heritage Christmas

Join us for some old-fashioned fun and spectacular light displays!

Burnaby | Burnaby Village Museum | 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Family

Santa Arrives in Steveston

The Steveston Merchants Association presents the 15th Annual Christmas in Steveston Village. Santa arrives by boat at Fisherman's Wharf in Steveston

Richmond | Steveston Merchants Association | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Family

North Vancouver Community Players: Treasure Island By Peter Zednik

Festive Family Fun written and directed by Peter Zednik, High jinks on the high seas! Help our hero Jim Hawkins race Long John Silver to the secret treasure

North Vancouver | Theatre at Hendry Hall | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company - Blind Date

Starring Tess Degenstein. One actor. One audience member. One blind date.

Vancouver | Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Theatre Replacement. East Van Panto: Wizard of Oz

Poor Dorothy! When a pipeline bursts, Dorothy and Toto are flung to the magical Land of Oz, aka Nanaimo and Hastings

Vancouver | York Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

The Arts Club Theatre Company: Disney's Beauty and the Beast

The beloved fairy-tale musical. Discover the magic behind the castle walls in this brilliant adaptation of the Academy Award–winning animated film

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

FVGSS: A Musical Theatre Society. Peter Pan the Panto

Come fly away to Neverland with Peter Pan and Wendy

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Welshmen’s Choir and Winter Harp: The Sounds of Christmas

New Westminster’s most popular Christmas concert returns to Massey Theatre again this year

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm | Music

Friends of Chamber Music: Takács Quartet

This internationally acclaimed quartet is a perennial favourite with our audience. The group is regularly resident at Wigmore Hall, London, and was the first quartet inducted into Gramophone Magazine’s first “Hall of Fame.”

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

Pi Theatre presents: Hir

Audiences around the world are celebrating Taylor Mac’s timely and darkly comedic interpretation of the classic dysfunctional family—one that’s both conventional in its domestic setting and incendiary in its vibrant theatricality

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

Hir by Taylor Mac at the Annex

Pi Theatre will be producing the Canadian premiere of Taylor Mac's Hir at The Annex

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Theatre

CapU Classical & Choral Series: Baroque Brilliance

Begin December’s festivities with Vivaldi’s opulent Magnificat RV610, Handel’s virtuosic Dixit Dominus and Monteverdi’s Gloria à 7

North Vancouver | BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts | 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Music

North Vancouver Community Players: Treasure Island

Festive Family Fun written and directed by Peter Zednik, High jinks on the high seas! Help our hero Jim Hawkins race Long John Silver to the secret treasure

North Vancouver | Theatre at Hendry Hall | 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm | Theatre

Lights at Lafarge 2018

It's back! Metro Vancouver’s largest, free outdoor lights display at Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park kicks off

Coquitlam | Lafarge Lake | 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Family | Free

VanDusen Festival of Lights

Experience a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating 15 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

3th Annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights

Visit the Cloverdale Town Centre in Surrey on Sunday, December 2 and celebrate the arrival of Santa with a magical, evening, lighted parade

Surrey | Cloverdale Town Centre | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Family

2018 Light Display

Make sure to come out December 1st for the first night of lights and bring your family and friends

Surrey | 15499 22ave | 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Family

Charity Christmas Lights 2018

The Christmas Lights for Charity will be illuminated and 100% of both the cash and food donations go in support of the Harvest Project, Shriners Care for Kids and BC Epilepsy Society

North Vancouver | Skyline Drive | 5:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Charity / Fundraising

John Craigie with Ben Morrison at Imperial

Hailed as a "Modern-Day Troubadour" in the style of Woody Guthrie and Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Craigie has been traveling continuously for most of the past decade throughout the United States, Canada and Europe

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Affair of Honor presents: Soul Samurai

One part samurai revenge epic. Two parts hip-hop combat extravaganza. One part queer vampire love story. All parts badass, pulpy fun. Welcome to Soul Samurai

Vancouver | Studio 1398 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Spotlight: The Best In Longform Improv

Every month, Spotlight features an ensemble from the cast of Instant Theatre performing long form improv comedy, shining a light on our cast, our art form, and a bunch of really funny scenes

Vancouver | Instant Theatre Company | 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Maya Rae

Prodigious young talents performing jazz music and the American Songbook have gone back to the beginnings of the genre – artists like Ella Fitzgerald and even Judy Garland were blowing away listeners of all ages with their talent

Vancouver | Frankie's Jazz Club | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Music