10 Vancouver EVENTS This November

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The countdown to Christmas is on! Thanksgiving and Halloween have come and gone, Fall sports have begun, TV shows are back on, and umbrellas are in hand. Get through the penultimate month of the year in style with some fun events around Vancouver:

10 Umbrella Party

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Vancouver Art Gallery, North Plaza
Friday, November 3 @ 8:00pm

This might be a bit different from the dancing and Singin’ In The Rain from the bygone Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds era! Vancouver’s first Umbrella Party invites you to a rainy outdoor urban dance party with beats and umbrellas. Bring your umbrella, rain jacket, gum boots and best moves!

Canada Rugby

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BC Place Stadium
Friday, November 3 @ 7:00pm

Canada hosts its second Senior Men’s Fifteens match at BC Place against the Maori All Blacks. The Maori perform their traditional war cry called “Haka” as they are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. Doors open at 6pm and kick-off is at 7:00pm; tickets start at $20.

Canada Women’s National Soccer

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BC Place Stadium
Thursday, November 9 @ 7:00pm

Burnaby-born national treasure and professional athlete Christine Sinclair once again leads the Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team into battle against fierce rival USA. The Americans are currently ranked 1st by FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. While this is a friendly match, the 2012 London Summer Olympics heartbreaking loss which resulted in Silver remains a scar by Canadian sports fans. The team also walked the podium in the 2016 Rio Games with Bronze. Over 22,000 people are expected to attend the match at BC Place.

Cornucopia Festival

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Thursday, November 9 – Sunday November 19

Whistler’s main stage celebration of all things food and drink features special culinary events, dining experiences, workshops, parties and more at various locations. The festival runs for 11 days and nights.

6 John Mulaney

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Photo/John Mulaney (Facebook)Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Thursday, November 9 @ 7:00pm – Cancelled
Friday, November 10 @ 7:00pm & 9:30pm

Saturday Night Live writer turned standup comedian John Mulaney plays two shows in Vancouver. He co-created the character Stefon played by Bill Hader.

Fan Expo Vancouver 2017

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Vancouver Convention Centre
Friday, November 10 – Sunday, November 12

Calling all Cosplayers! Fan Expo Vancouver 2017 features Grant Gustin from The Flash, Stephen Amell from Arrow, Brandon Routh from Legends of Tomorrow and Famke Janssen from X-Men.

TEDxVancouver 2017


Vancouver Playhouse
Sunday, November 12 @ 9:00am

The next installment of TEDxVancouver is Distortion. The theme celebrates “the many lenses through which we can see the world”. Speakers and performers include host Karina LeBlanc, Christie Lee Myers, Reisa Pollard, Serinda Swan, The Strange, Ginger Gosnell-Myers, Caliden, Michael Ableman, Star Captains, Joey Fisher, Maestro Fresh Wes, Cameron Herold, Bal Arneson, PraiseTEAM Showcase and Davd McCann.

3 Disney on Ice


Pacific Coliseum
Wednesday, November 22 – Sunday, November 26

Disney on Ice brings the Follow Your Heart show to Vancouver. it features Dory and Hank from Finding Dory, the Emotions from Inside Out, characters from Frozen and other classics.

Cosmic Nights

Photo by Torben Hansen. Photo retouched by the Space Centre.

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
Thursday, November 23 @ 6:30pm

Science isn’t just for geeks! Grab a drink and join the Science of Science Fiction ‘Cosmic Night’ at Vancouver’s space centre. There’s drinks, music, games, demos, lectures, access to the planetarium, special shows and talks and more.

1 Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities


Concord Pacific Place
Until December 31, 2017

Get your Cirque on at the Big Top Touring Show: Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosity by Cirque du Soleil. Your world will be turned upside down as an inventor takes you through another dimension with contortionists, acrobats and aerialists.

By Amar Mirchandani @amarmirch
Amar likes his beer chilled and ranch sauce with pizza.



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