A comprehensive list of November events and festivals happening in Vancouver. November events highlights include: Eastside Culture Crawl, Winter Farmer’s Markets, Vancouver Tea Festival, Beanstock, and Fan Expo Vancouver.

Go to a specific week: Nov 1 – 5 | Nov 6 – 12 | Nov 13 – 19 | Nov 20 – 26Nov 27 – 30

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Thursday, November 2, 2017

  • Night Shift: Day of the Dead – An immersive evening of music, interactive theatre, live painting, and altar-making for this year’s Day of the Dead festivities at the Museum of Anthropology.
  • Letter Writing Club – Rediscover the lost art of writing letters and playing with typewriters. Everyone welcome. No cost. Supplies provided.
  • Talent Time Games Night –“There’s no funner night out than the monthly Talent Time.” – The Georgia Straight

Friday, November 3, 2017

Saturday, November 4, 2017

  • Vancouver Tea Festival – Featuring leading Canadian and international exhibitors, don’t miss Vancouver’s premier annual celebration of tea in all its forms!
  • Eastside Flea Market – over 50 local vendors, 3 local food trucks, live deejay, seasonal drink specials, pinball, pool & more!
  • Winter Farmers Market – Weekly farmers market held at Nat Bailey Stadium.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

  • Vancouver Tea Festival – Featuring leading Canadian and international exhibitors, don’t miss Vancouver’s premier annual celebration of tea in all its forms!
  • Eastside Flea Market – over 50 local vendors, 3 local food trucks, live deejay, seasonal drink specials, pinball, pool & more!
  • Vancouver Art Guild 18th Annual Show and Sale – Browse over 500 original works of art by more than 30 local artists. Featured will be abstracts, landscapes, florals, and still life using a wide variety of media including oil, acrylic, watercolour, and mixed media.

Monday, November 6, 2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

  • Circle Craft Christmas Market – 45th Anniversary of the market that features BC and Canadian artisans and their work: wood-turners, glassblowers, sculptors and potters, clothing and jewellery designers, toy-makers, and many more.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

  • Anecdotal Evidence: Science Storytelling – Anecdotal Evidence is a live storytelling series where people share stories of how they experience science in their lives. They are human stories around the very broad theme of science.
  • Circle Craft Christmas Market – 45th Anniversary of the market that features BC and Canadian artisans and their work: wood-turners, glassblowers, sculptors and potters, clothing and jewellery designers, toy-makers, and many more.

Friday, November 10, 2017

  • FUSE Vancouver –  An artful evening of magic, spell and ritual. Become part of the coven at FUSE: A Conjuring, a night of unexpected happenings and surprise encounters—from artist bars to live performances, music and dance.
  • Fan Expo Vancouver – A comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event where you can get your geek on and meet other fans.
  • Circle Craft Christmas Market – 45th Anniversary of the market that features BC and Canadian artisans and their work: wood-turners, glassblowers, sculptors and potters, clothing and jewellery designers, toy-makers, and many more.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

  • Winter Farmers Market – Weekly farmers market held at Nat Bailey Stadium.
  • Fan Expo Vancouver – A comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event where you can get your geek on and meet other fans.
  • Circle Craft Christmas Market – 45th Anniversary of the market that features BC and Canadian artisans and their work: wood-turners, glassblowers, sculptors and potters, clothing and jewellery designers, toy-makers, and many more.
  • Stand-up for Charity FUNNY fun FUNdraiser – We’ve put the FUN in FUNdraiser!! An evening of comedy with three funny guys: Kyle Bottom, Mayce Galoni and host Mike McGuire.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

  • Dark Side of the Moons: Live Band burlesque tribute to Pink Floyd – Prepare to be taken on a psychedelic trip through the profound musical landscape of Pink Floyd – in Kitty Nights’ singular burlesque fashion.
  • Fan Expo Vancouver – A comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event where you can get your geek on and meet other fans.
  • Circle Craft Christmas Market – 45th Anniversary of the market that features BC and Canadian artisans and their work: wood-turners, glassblowers, sculptors and potters, clothing and jewellery designers, toy-makers, and many more.

Monday, November 13, 2017

  • Found Footage Festival –  This all-new edition of the Fest features newly unearthed VHS gems found at thrift stores across the country (among other things).

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

  • Movies in the Morgue – Watch ‘Angels with Dirty Faces’ in the old Vancouver morgue! Perfect date night activity <3
  • Puzzled Pint – Teams of 2-7 come discover a new bar/pub/resto each month and complete paper puzzles (logic, crosswords, folding, etc.).

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

  • Improv Against Humanity: 7th Anniversary – Come enjoy a slice of birthday cake, win some sweet prizes, and laugh the night away with our special guests!
  • Public Salon – The Public Salon is 90 minutes of inspiration, entertainment and education with 8 people who share their thoughts and passions with an eclectic audience. Join for a fast paced evening of ideas with an opportunity to meet the people who live in your city.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

  • Eastside Culture Crawl – Vancouver’s 4-day visual arts, design and crafts festival. This event involves more than 20,000 people visiting artists in their studios
  • Fentanyl: The crisis, changing landscape, and where we go from here –  This evening of discussion brings together a politician, a mother and advocate, a nonprofit service provider, a representative for the health-care system, a drug user, and a journalist, for a public discussion about B.C.’s fentanyl crisis.

Friday, November 17, 2017

  • Eastside Culture Crawl – Vancouver’s 4-day visual arts, design and crafts festival. This event involves more than 20,000 people visiting artists in their studios

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017

  • Eastside Culture Crawl – Vancouver’s 4-day visual arts, design and crafts festival. This event involves more than 20,000 people visiting artists in their studios
  • Eastside Flea Market – over 50 local vendors, 3 local food trucks, live deejay, seasonal drink specials, pinball, pool & more!

Monday, November 20, 2017

  • WOO HOO! Simpsons Trivia – 50 cromulent questions from seasons 1-9, three classic Simpsons episodes, and probably the most fun you’ll ever have on a Monday night.
  • Vancouver Hopscotch Festival – Canada’s premium whisky, beer, and spirit festival with a grand tasting hall, dinners, classes, and more.
  • The Sex Goddess Project – The Sex Goddess Project is a Ground-breaking Canadian Project of Sexual Art Photography. This work is a very diverse, sex-positive and body-positive project that pushes back against slut-shaming and challenges the way sex is depicted.
  • Nasty Women Comedy: Fantasy – Vancouver’s top female comedians come together for another hilarious sketch and improv show at the Biltmore Cabaret.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

  • Vancouver Hopscotch Festival – Canada’s premium whisky, beer, and spirit festival with a grand tasting hall, dinners, classes, and more.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

  • Vancouver Chowder Chowdown – Taste all the delectable original chowders, paired with local craft beer, and vote for your favourite, all in support of sustainable seafood.
  • The Art Studios Winter Sale and Silent Auction – An exciting Silent Auction, musical performers, wonderful affordable arts and crafts and our ever popular table of one of a kind discount art items that make terrific gifts or keepsakes.
  • Vancouver Hopscotch Festival – Canada’s premium whisky, beer, and spirit festival with a grand tasting hall, dinners, classes, and more.
  • Vancouver Christmas Market – Food, Christmas gifts, lots of activities, and mulled wine. Outdoor European-style festival. Daily from 11am – 9pm.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

  • Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction – Cosmic Nights is back at the Space Centre! Discover the wonders of the universe – over drinks!
  • Vancouver Hopscotch Festival – Canada’s premium whisky, beer, and spirit festival with a grand tasting hall, dinners, classes, and more.
  • Vancouver Christmas Market – Food, Christmas gifts, lots of activities, and mulled wine. Outdoor European-style festival. Daily from 11am – 9pm.
  • End of the World Cabaret – Trump, climate change, snow in Vancouver. Do you ever feel like maybe the world is ending? For only $10 your eyes and ears will be treated to a variety of entertainments

Friday, November 24, 2017

  • Emily Carr’s Student Art Sale – For three days visitors can choose from a wide selection of works from more than 150 students including original paintings, photographs, prints, ceramics, sculpture, wearable works, housewares, greeting cards and more
  • Italian Christmas Market – With over 50 Vendors you can shop for Organic & Local Produce, Italian Specialty Foods, Local Artisans. While having an amazing dinner from one of our vendors or Food Trucks!
  • Vancouver Hopscotch Festival – Canada’s premium whisky, beer, and spirit festival with a grand tasting hall, dinners, classes, and more.
  • Vancouver Christmas Market – Food, Christmas gifts, lots of activities, and mulled wine. Outdoor European-style festival. Daily from 11am – 9pm.
  • Orpheum 90 – A tribute to 90 years of entertainment! Join a roaring 20s themed birthday bash to celebrate the iconic Orpheum.  An evening of celebration, silent film, and live vaudeville, with your hosts Bill Richardson and Maestro Bramwell Tovey.
  • Bridge Warming – 20 students from SFU’s Semester in Dialogue at CityStudio have partnered with VIVA Vancouver to create engaging and thought-provoking projects underneath the Cambie Street Bridge. Bridge Warming shows the potential of Vancouver’s covered spaces for year-round events. Come on out, get cozy, and help us bring life to an underused space – rain or shine!

Saturday, November 25, 2017

  • Candytown – A holiday festival held in Yaletown that is family friendly with artisans, live music, street performers, and more.
  • Emily Carr’s Student Art Sale – For three days visitors can choose from a wide selection of works from more than 150 students including original paintings, photographs, prints, ceramics, sculpture, wearable works, housewares, greeting cards and more
  • Winter Farmers Market – Weekly farmers market held at Nat Bailey Stadium.
  • Eastside Flea Market – over 50 local vendors, 3 local food trucks, live deejay, seasonal drink specials, pinball, pool & more!
  • Vancouver Hopscotch Festival – Canada’s premium whisky, beer, and spirit festival with a grand tasting hall, dinners, classes, and more.
  • Vancouver Christmas Market – Food, Christmas gifts, lots of activities, and mulled wine. Outdoor European-style festival. Daily from 11am – 9pm.
  • Portobello West Holiday Market – Shop from 80+ local vendors ranging from Fashion, Jewelry, Art, Home Accessories, Gourmet Treats, Baby & Kids items, and more.
  • Third Annual Burlesque Marathong – A presentation of the best and newest acts in town, cheer them on as they perform for the camera to apply for festivals and competitions around the world!
  • Rogue Folk Club Fundraiser – Fundraiser featuring live music and a silent auction. Free drink with every ticket!
  • Coins, Stamps & Collectibles Show – 40 tables of coins, stamps and collectibles. $2 admission.
  • Graham Clark’s Quiz Show – 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!

Sunday, November 26, 2017

  • Beanstock Coffee Festival – The immersive experience will exhibit music, local food and drink selections, educational sessions from industry professionals, live demos, unlimited coffee sampling, and a curated market to purchase equipment and coffee to take home.
  • Emily Carr’s Student Art Sale – For three days visitors can choose from a wide selection of works from more than 150 students including original paintings, photographs, prints, ceramics, sculpture, wearable works, housewares, greeting cards and more
  • Eastside Flea Market – over 50 local vendors, 3 local food trucks, live deejay, seasonal drink specials, pinball, pool & more!
  • Vancouver Hopscotch Festival – Canada’s premium whisky, beer, and spirit festival with a grand tasting hall, dinners, classes, and more.
  • Vancouver Christmas Market – Food, Christmas gifts, lots of activities, and mulled wine. Outdoor European-style festival. Daily from 11am – 9pm.
  • Portobello West Holiday Market – Shop from 80+ local vendors ranging from Fashion, Jewelry, Art, Home Accessories, Gourmet Treats, Baby & Kids items, and more.

Monday, November 27, 2017

  • Vancouver Christmas Market – Food, Christmas gifts, lots of activities, and mulled wine. Outdoor European-style festival. Daily from 11am – 9pm.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

  • Vancouver Christmas Market – Food, Christmas gifts, lots of activities, and mulled wine. Outdoor European-style festival. Daily from 11am – 9pm.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

  • Storytelling with Drag Queens – Evocative, sassy, sexy readings and heaps of fun await you this evening, a not to be missed affair.
  • Vancouver Christmas Market – Food, Christmas gifts, lots of activities, and mulled wine. Outdoor European-style festival. Daily from 11am – 9pm.
  • Teen Angst Night – Teen Angst Night is a comedic reading series. Readers can share anything (poetry, songs, letters, journals, diaries, essays, stories, plays, lists, etc) as long as its embarrasing as heck!

Thursday, November 30, 2017

  • Story Story Lie Game Show – An interactive, live and laughter filled show with one simple premise: Vancouver’s best share intimate, hilarious and often embarrassing stories that seem too strange to be true. The catch? Someone’s lying.
  • Vancouver Christmas Market – Food, Christmas gifts, lots of activities, and mulled wine. Outdoor European-style festival. Daily from 11am – 9pm.

Events are added daily, make sure to check back often! Send an email to suggestions@boredinvancouver.com if you would like an event added.