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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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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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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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