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And the holiday event insanity begins NOW. Our events calendar is already bursting at the seams and we have only just started entering all the details. It’s a wild, fun, and busy month ahead. Here are our top picks for the November 16-18 weekend. Enjoy!
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1. Christmas Event Guide
If you are looking for a holiday event to attend, we have got you covered! Our MASSIVE Christmas event guide is full of family-friendly holiday fun in communities around Metro Vancouver.
2. Christmas Craft Fairs
November is the month of Christmas craft fairs and this weekend is no exception. We have SIX crafts fairs listed on the Family Fun Vancouver events calendar for this weekend alone.
3. Mums, Tums & Babies Show
Pregnant couples, new parents, and parents of young children are time-poor, stressed, and desperate for the products, services, and good advice they need to do their very best for their growing families. The Mums, Tums & Babies Show gives you the chance to find everything you’re looking for in a low-pressure, family-friendly environment.
4. Michaels Kids Club
For either $2 or $5 your child can enjoy some crafting fun while you browse the aisles at Michaels. This weekend the kids’ craft at Michaels is: penguin crafts.
5. Cineplex Family Favourites
A movie on the big screen for just $2.99? That’s what you get on Saturdays at 11am at Cineplex Theatres. $2.99 per person. The movie playing this weekend is: Home Alone
6. Eastside Culture Crawl
Everyone is invited to the 22nd annual Eastside Culture Crawl. The Cultural Crawl is a Vancouver beloved tradition. Over four days the general public is invited into 500 + artists studios, homes, and garages throughout Vancouver’s Eastside in celebration of visual arts, design, and crafts.
7. Christmas at Hycroft
The Hycroft Heritage Preservation Foundation is hosting its 45th annual Christmas at Hycroft. Come experience the magic of live music, local artisans, kitchen creations, door prizes, Santa and much more all inside the traditional Edwardian mansion. All three floors of the gorgeous Hycroft manor are decorated and are sure to inspire the holiday season in you.
8. Surrey Kids Conference
A conference just for kids? Workshops which include physical, educational, creative and inspirational components? Interactive and unique learning opportunities for kids aged 6 – 12 years? It’s the 12th annual Surrey Kids Conference! The workshops are FREE but you must pre-register.
9. Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival
The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is a FREE two-day family event that celebrates the return of the eagles to the Harrison River. Eagle viewing, speakers, guided walks and talks, indoor exhibitors hall, historical site, fish hatchery AND a guided canopy tour.
10. Hyde Creek Salmon Festival
This FREE family-friendly event combines education and fun. Come hungry as there is a delicious salmon BBQ too. Over 5,000 visitors attend each year for a day of exploring, experiencing and learning about the salmon and wildlife in a fish-bearing watershed in which the cities of Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam call home.
11. West Coast Christmas Show
The 11th Annual West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace is a 3 day Christmas festival showcasing a wide range of handmade and commercial goods for all your holiday shopping needs.
But wait…There’s more!
Curious about other events happening through the month of November? Take a look at our “What’s Happening in November” event guide. We’ve also put together a great resource called “Winter Fun for $5 or Less”. You can enjoy family outings without breaking the bank.
Have you entered our contests? We’ve got FIVE running right now! Our newest contest is FOUR tickets to ride the Polar Express in Squamish. Don’t miss the chance to win FOUR tickets to the matinee performance on December 8th of The Nutcracker, presented by Ballet BC. We are giving away FOUR tickets to East Van Panto: The Wizard of Oz on December 8th. We are also giving away $100 to Dilly Dally Toys & Delights, hello Christmas shopping! And our 4th contest is a pack of FOUR tickets to experience Timberline Ranch Christmas.
Did you know you can submit your family-friendly event to us? Fill out the form with your event details, and send us a photo, and we’ll do our best to get your event added to our busy events calendar.
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.