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Winter Shows, Concerts, Festivals and Events in Vancouver

The holiday cheer is upon us as celebrations and lights displays takeover our streets, while local mountains are sprinkled with fresh snow. Come visit and experience the hustle and bustle of winter festivities in Vancouver. Here is our list of events, festivals and shows happening in Vancouver from November to February!

 

SHOWS, CONCERTS, MUSIC and SPORTS

Ends December 31, 2017
Cirque Du Soleil - Kurios Cabinet of Curiosities
Under the Grand Chapeau - Concord Pacific Place
https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/canada/vancouver/shows

December 8, 2017
Diana Krall: Turn Up The Quiet World Tour
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
https://www.livenation.com/events/673752-dec-8-2017-diana-krall-turn-up-the-quiet-world-tour

December 11, 2017
Jay-Z: 4:44 Tour
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/jay-z/

December 26 - 27, 2017
CONTACT Winter Music Festival
BC Place
https://www.bcplace.com/events/2017/contact-winter-music-festival-2017

January 24, 2018
Queens of the Stone Age: Villains World Tour 2018
Pacific Coliseum
https://www.livenation.com/events/714132-jan-24-2018-queens-of-the-stone-age-villains-world-tour-2018

Katy Perry Witness Tour by slgckgc on Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/Z391qC

February 5 & 6, 2018
Katy Perry: Witness Tour
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/event/katy-perry-witness-tour/

March 10 - 11, 2018
HSBC Canada Sevens
BC Place
https://www.bcplace.com/events/2018/rugby-sevens-2018

December - April, 2018
NHL Hockey Vancouver Canucks 2017-18 Season
Rogers Arena
https://rogersarena.com/events/2017-12/

 

LIGHTS, MARKETS, FESTIVALS AND HOLIDAY EVENTS

November 22, 2017 - December 24, 2017
Vancouver Christmas Market
Jack Poole Plaza
http://vancouverchristmasmarket.com/

November 23, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Christmas at Canada Place
Canada Place
https://www.canadaplace.ca/events/christmas/

November 23, 2017 – January 7, 2018
FlyOver Canada Christmas
Canada Place
https://www.flyovercanada.com/christmas/

Image courtesy of Capilano Suspension Bridge.

November 23, 2017 - January 28, 2018
Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge
Capilano Suspension Bridge
https://www.capbridge.com/explore/canyon-lights/

November 24, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Grouse Mountain Peak of Christmas
Grouse Mountain
https://www.grousemountain.com/events/peak-of-christmas-2017

November 24, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Holiday Traditions at the Vancouver Aquarium
Vancouver Aquarium
https://www.vanaqua.org/

November 30, 2017 - January 6, 2018
Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park
Stanley Park
http://ticketleader.ca/events/bright-nights

December 1, 2017 - January 6, 2018
VanDusen Botanical Garden Festival of Lights
VanDusen Botanical Garden
http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/festival-of-lights.aspx

December 1, 2017 - February 28, 2018
Free Ice Skating at Robson Square
800 Robson St
http://www.robsonsquare.com/

December 15, 2017 - January 21, 2017
Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival
The PNE
vancouverlanternfestival.com

December 31, 2017
Concord's New Year's Eve Vancouver
Canada Place Way and Vancouver Convention Centre West
http://www.concordsnyevan.com/

Polar Bear Swim in English Bay (2017) by GoToVan on Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/QP2DTc

January 1, 2018
Polar Bear Swim
English Bay
http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/polar-bear-swim.aspx

February 18, 2018
The 44th Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival - Year of Dog
Millennium Gate on Pender Street
http://www.cbavancouver.ca/

 

ARTS, MUSICAL, THEATRE

December 8 - 17, 2018
A Traditional Christmas
Various Locations
http://www.vancouversymphony.ca/concert/17SPEC04/

Ends December 23, 2018
The Nutcracker by Royal City Youth Ballet
Various Locations
https://royalcityyouthballet.org/

Artists of Alberta Ballet in The Nutcracker. Photo by Darren Makoivichuk.

December 28 - 30, 2018
Ballet BC presents Alberta Ballet The Nutcracker
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
https://balletbc.com/performance/nutcracker-2017/

Ends January 1, 2018
Entangled: Two Views on Contemporary Canadian Painting
Vancouver Art Gallery
https://www.straight.com/listings/events/974821

November 25, 2017 – January 6, 2018
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
Waterfront Theatre (Granville Island)
www.carouseltheatre.ca

January 21, 25, 27, 2018
L'Elisir d'Amore by Vancouver Opera
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
http://tickets.vancouveropera.ca/single/EventListing.aspx

September 28, 2017 - February 18, 2018
Museum of Vancouver presents City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism
Museum of Vancouver
http://www.museumofvancouver.ca/exhibitions/exhibit/city-edge-century-vancouver-activism

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