WORLD’S LARGEST CHRISTMAS LIGHT MAZE & MARKET COMES TO VANCOUVER

    British Columbia Enchant, the world’s largest Christmas light maze will be coming to Vancouver for its inaugural event, starting November 25th, 2016. The family friendly festival will include a 55,000 square foot maze of light sculptures, a 64 foot Christmas Tree, live performances, an outdoor fire pit, and a sprawling marketplace including food and drink vendors serving mulled wine,…

  7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site

   Beloved Event’s Relocation and Expansion to Jack Poole Plaza Offers More Than 50,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation    A treasured holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the Vancouver Christmas Market announced today that it will be moving from its original site at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza to its new, expansive seaside…

Galette des Rois a traditional French cake

If you thought Christmas season feasting was over, think again. The Galette des Rois, or King Cake, is a traditional French cake made of flaky puff pastry filled with almond cream and shared at Epiphany, every January 6th. Celebrating the visit of the Three Wise Men to baby Jesus, Epiphany is also a great excuse to continue eating, drinking and being…

Celebrate 2016 at L’Abattoir

Celebrate 2016 in Style with a Decadent New Year’s Eve at L’Abattoir   New Year’s Eve never looked so classy. On December 31, L’Abattoir invites revelers to an elegant evening that shows off the French-inspired dining destination at its finest. Party-goers keen to socialize with fellow guests can lounge in the main dining room, selecting from…

2015 Holiday Collection launches at Soirette

This holiday season, the pastry team at Soirette has prepared a wonderful assortment of festive treats for you to enjoy with friends and family. Soirette Holiday Macaron Collection – warm up this cozy winter holiday with six wonderful macarons:  †Maple & Candied Pecan  †Candy Cane  †Blackberry & Pear  †Santa’s Milk &…

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy – December 12 – 13th

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy unites local artists, designers and makers 12th annual show planned for December 12 – 13th at Heritage Hall in Vancouver, BC   At Christmas, our consumerism seems to be at its highest. It’s when we spend too much time standing in malls, purchasing gifts in volumes, and not even considering the human…

Brentwood brings holiday magic to Burnaby 

Holiday entertaining, giveaways and photos abound from December 1-24   Brentwood is making holiday magic with a full calendar of seasonal celebration: think awe-inspiring aerial performers, hand-drawn caricatures, free festive treats, live entertainment, and plenty of surprises from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday in December (excluding Boxing Day).“The holidays are a magical time of year, and we want…

Catch the Kissmas Spirit with the Yaletown BIA  

First annual Yaletown Kissmas helps local revelers feel the love this holiday season     ‘Tis the season to catch the Kissmas spirit. With the holidays in full swing, locals can join the Yaletown Business Improvement Association for a one-night Christmas pop-up, in the heart of Yaletown. On Saturday, December 19, head down to Bill Curtis…

BOULEVARD: CELEBRATE IN FINE STYLE AND FESTIVE FLAIR

CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S IN FINE STYLE AND FESTIVE FLAIR AT BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR    Unwrap Christmas Eve Dinner, Christmas Day Brunch and Dinner. Ring in 2016 with Exclusive New Year’s Eve Seatings, New Year’s Day Buffet Brunch Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will offer guests a series of festive feasts this holiday season as Executive Chef…

Let there be light:

Park Board’s Festival of Lights is bigger and better! VanDusen Botanical Garden—one of North America’s top public gardens—kicks off the holiday season Five more acres have been added to the 31st annual Festival of Lights (FOL), sponsored by Vancouver International Airport (YVR). A million lights will decorate 15 acres (6 hectares) nightly throughout December (closed…

#MarketMonday Von Hardenberg Candles

Von Hardenberg Candles finished the 2014 year with successful events at the Vancouver Farmer’s Market, Circle Craft, North Vancouver Holiday Market, and our Thornhill Artisan Fair. We now have many more mail order requests throughout B.C.  Our Thornhill Artisan Fair featured many new and interesting artisans as well as some popular repeat artisans that our customers…