13 things happening in Vancouver this week

Christmas Market

Welcome to The Cit List, where we’ll be compiling some of the top events to check out in Vancouver this week. For a list of full events, check out the Vancity Buzz events calendar here.

Hopscotch Festival

  • What: Vancouver’s premium whisky, beer and spirit festival featuring over 300 kinds of whisky.
  • Where: PNE Forum
  • When: Monday, November 17 to Sunday, November 23
  • More info: http://www.hopscotchfestival.com/vancouver

Etsy Holiday Pop-Up Shop

  • What: Get those Christmas shopping lists checked off early and shop local Etsy artists!
  • Where: @thisopenspace, 434 Columbia Street
  • When: Friday, November 14 to Wednesday, November 19
  • More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1486614384949377/

Oceanwise Chowder Chowdown

Eastside Culture Crawl

  • What: Annual visual arts festival that involves artists on Vancouver’s Eastside opening their studios to the public.
  • Where: Main Street, 1st Avenue, Victoria Drive
  • When: Thursday, November 20 to Sunday, November 23
  • More info: http://www.eastsideculturecrawl.com/

Underkill #PopUpMonth #StreetStyleEdition

  • What: Vancouver’s coolest designers showcase their newest collections and designs in a fun, upbeat, and fashion focused environment.
  • Where: Killjoy Cocktail Lounge & Basement Club
  • When: Every Thursday until November 26 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/639927332767187/?fref=ts

OMG Social Media Conference

  • What: 200+ business owners from the local community gather for a full day of learning, networking and new opportunities.
  • Where: SFU Segal Graduate School of Business, 500 Granville Street
  • When: Thursday, November 20
  • More info: http://omgsocialmedia.ca/

Il Mercato: Italian Christmas Market

Vancouver Christmas Market

  • What: An authentic outdoor German Christmas village and market.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
  • When: Saturday, November 22 to Wednesday, December 24
  • More info: http://www.vancouverchristmasmarket.com/


  • What: A free holiday festival with outdoor shopping, horse carriage rides, live music, a Christmas tree lot, Santa, and much more!
  • Where: Mainland Street, Yaletown
  • When: Saturday, November 22 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/332085896987347/

MEC Snowfest Vancouver

  • What: Legendary Snow Swap, free clinics all day, and prize giveaways.
  • Where: MEC Vancouver, 130 West Broadway
  • When: Saturday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • More info: http://events.mec.ca/node/31936

Winter Farmers Market at Nat Bailey Stadium

Shipyards Christmas Market North Vancouver

Hastings Park Winter Farmers’ Market

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The Cit Vancouver is an events guide for the CITizen of Vancouver. Editor Danielle Johnson shares The Cit's monthly Vancouver Social Calendars on the-cit.com, The Cit's Facebook page, and on Vancity Buzz. Danielle also shares the best events happening on Vancouver's North Shore at LowerLonsdale.ca

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