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Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo - Vancouver

Granville St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2R9
Websitehttp://www.vanhalloween.com
Toll-free
Phone778-300-7456

Daily from October 18, 2014 to October 19, 2014

Halloween Parade: A family oriented parade with marching bands, horses, vehicles, floats and performances. The supernatural, heroes and villains from comics, game, sci-fi and myth all come alive. Sunday, October 19, 2014; 12:00 pm-3:00 pm; Granville Street (from Drake to Robson). Free Admission.

Halloween Expo: One of the largest Halloween conventions of fandom: cosplay, comics, anime, games, makeup, costumes, arts and performances. Saturday, October 18, 2014 & Sunday Oct 19, 2014; 10:00 am-9:00 pm. Grand Ballroom, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard Street (Nelson and Burrard). Price: $25.00 - $45.00.

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Vancouver Writers Fest - Vancouver

Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6H 3R9
Websitehttp://www.writersfest.bc.ca/
Toll-free
Phone604-681-8400

Daily from October 21, 2014 to October 26, 2014

The Vancouver Writers Festival (previously the Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival) is one of North America's top literary events & attracts some of the world's best writers.

Internationally renowned & undiscovered authors mingle with readers of all ages in intimate & informal settings. The festival features a variety of conversations, panel discussions, on-stage interviews & musical collaborations. Whether you attend an author reading, poetry bash or passionate writers' debate, you can count on stimulation & inspiration.

Check the website for schedule updates & news.

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Haunted Village at Burnaby Village Museum - Burnaby

6501 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5G 3T6
Websitehttp://www.burnabyvillagemuseum.ca/EN/main/visit/events/events/haunted-village.html
Toll-free
Phone604-297-4565

Daily from October 23, 2014 to October 26, 2014

Come have fun with monsters, vampires, mummies and the magic of Halloween as ghoulish residents take over the Burnaby Village Museum!

Spirits be haunting, spectres be creeping, and banshees be wailing. Wear your ghostly garb and come join the fun. Dick Cadaver hosts "The Bone Shaker Ball" on Main Street; savour tasty toes at the Butcher's Block Cafe; make a withdrawal at the Blood Bank & enjoy the Circus Sideshow and ride the carousel.

Entrance includes trick-or-treating for the children and unlimited carousel rides for all. Tickets available at the door.

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Vancouver Alternative Fashion Week[End] - Vancouver

Maritime Labour Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5L 4C3
Websitehttp://www.VALT.ca
Toll-free
Phone

Daily from November 21, 2014 to November 23, 2014

Vancouver Alternative Fashion Week[End] provides Vancouver's wildly explosive underground arts scene with a unique departure from typical arts affairs. This three day event boasts over 50 jury-selected artists, musicians, performers and designers, in a celebration and promotion of unbridled creativity. VALT encompasses wearable art, music (from solo musicians to full contemporary bands to electronic artists), drawing, painting, mixed-media works, sculpture, film (documentary, art film and narrative), performance art (from short theatrical works, to interpretive dance and beyond), photography and interactive installations. 19+ Event - ID Required! Doors Open: 6:00 pm, Show: 7:00 pm-11:00 pm.

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Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum - Burnaby

6501 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5G 3T6
Websitehttp://www.burnabyvillagemuseum.ca/EN/main/visit/events/events/heritage-christmas.html
Toll-free
Phone604-297-4565

Daily from November 22, 2014 to January 2, 2015

Enjoy all the lights, boughs, red bows & all the other old-fashioned ornaments & decorations throughout the village & farmhouse. The season features traditional entertainment, demonstrations, hands-on activities & exhibits from the early 1900s. Highlights include: Father Christmas, Footlight Theatre, Baking in the Farmhouse, a Christmas scavenger hunt. Musicians, entertainers, demonstrators, storytellers, community choirs & heritage crafts are also scheduled throughout the season. Also, the heritage 1912 carousel delights all who ride (or just watch)! Check the website for more details. CLOSED DEC 24 & 25.

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Natural Trekking presents: Breakaways, The Christmas Express - North Vancouver

Fullerton Ave
North Vancouver, British Columbia
V7P 3E6
Websitehttp://www.breakaways.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-836-2321

Saturday, November 22, 2014

A hit last Christmas, this is the tour to kick off the Festive Season. Shopping, food, wine and chocolate - need we say more! This tour is not to be missed!

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Vancouver Christmas Market - Vancouver

Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 2P1
Websitehttp://www.vancouverchristmasmarket.com
Toll-free
Phone604-561-7597

Daily from November 22, 2014 to December 24, 2014

This German Christmas Village market brings unique holiday shopping experiences, seasonal entertainment & traditional food right to downtown. The festively decorated outdoor Village features rows of illuminated wooden huts & thousands of sparkling Christmas lights. Sounds of bells, trumpeters & the delicious aromas of mulled wine & spicy gingerbread make the Village an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Vendors from Germany & Canada offer traditional handmade arts & crafts, Bavarian & German-style food & drinks.

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Carol Ships Parade Of Lights Festival at Harbour Cruises - Vancouver

Vancouver Harbour
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3Z6
Websitehttp://www.boatcruises.com
Toll-free800-663-1500
Phone604-688-7246

Daily from December 5, 2014 to December 23, 2014

This annual Christmas tradition began more than 50 years ago in Coal Harbour with one boat decorated with Christmas lights. Today, more than 50 boats festooned with 100,000-plus twinkling lights can be seen gliding through Vancouver's waterways on peak evenings. The spectacle viewed from shore is free, but the best experience is aboard the carol ships themselves, which carry more than 30,000 guests every season. Tickets for different ships range in price & offerings.

Check our website to see the list of participating ships; be sure to check the sailing schedule online as it changes nightly.

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Lunar New Year Celebrations 2015 - Richmond

The Golden Village
Richmond, British Columbia
V6X 3V7
Websitehttp://www.tourismrichmond.com
Toll-free
Phone

Thursday, February 19, 2015

From extravagant multi-course feasts at acclaimed Chinese restaurants to poignant spiritual celebrations at the largest Chinese Buddhist temple in North America, it's easy to see why USA Today declared Richmond, BC as one of the top places to celebrate Chinese New Year. With more residents of Chinese ancestry than any other Canadian city, Richmond's extensive two-week Chinese New Year celebrations offer visitors an authentic taste of traditional Lunar New Year festivities - minus the jetlag. Thousands will flock to Richmond's Golden Village on February 19 to welcome 2015, the Year of the Sheep, with fireworks, live music, countdowns, Chinese flower and gift fairs, colourful lion and dragon dances and, of course, delicious authentic food. Gung Hay Fat Choy!

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