Pacific Yacht Charters aids the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau

  Pacific Yacht Charters invites you and your family to come and help support families in need, in aid of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. Come aboard the Pacific Yacht Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th, and enjoy some Christmas cheer yacht-style, including a sampling of Executive Chef Ra’s Holiday Fare, serenading carolers and…

Hot Buttered RumRaiser

  This December, The Cascade Company will be spearheading a spirited fundraiser: The Hot Buttered RumRaiser — with proceeds from the sale of JT’s Hot Buttered Rum Mix going to support the Fawkes Academy (which provides individualized educational programs for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, other complex developmental disabilities, or different learning needs)…

Granville Island inspires visitors with the warmth of the season

Holiday contest encourages the spirit of giving to family, friends and the needy   You feel it – that gentle tug, as if by velvet rope, that pulls people to Granville Island this time of year. They’re drawn by the Public Market – the recollection of ruby piles of pomegranates and the scents of baking…

Cause We Care’s 10th Annual Hamper Drive brings Christmas cheer to 750 women 

Join Vancouver’s biggest drive to help support single mother-led families this holiday season   Cause We Care is thrilled to partner with Capital Direct for the upcoming 10th Annual Christmas Hamper Drive on December 7th, 2016. This year’s goal is to deliver 750 hampers, filled with essential food items and small gifts, to 25 frontline…

Brentwood brings holiday magic to Burnaby

  The spirit of the season abounds with appearances from Santa Claus, live entertainment, and plenty of surprises Brentwood is welcoming the magic of the holiday season this Saturday, November 26 with Santa Claus’ official arrival, straight from the North Pole. Santa’s arrival is followed by a full calendar of family fun and entertainment every Saturday from December 3-17…

Make A Joyful Post This Christmas Giant card installation to help people living with mental illness

    This Christmas, Harbour Centre and the Vancouver Lookout, in partnership with The Kettle Society, are inviting Vancouverites to make A Joyful Post to support people living with mental illness.  Harbour Centre’s lobby will house a large-scale, festive installation where the public can select, personalize, and hang Christmas cards for Kettle members. The signed…

Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Gardens

  Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1 to January 2. This year we’ve expanded the show and all tickets include a free ride on our new carousel! Stroll with friends and family through interactive themed areas, enjoy the famous…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver…

Smash + Tess collaborates with charity partner on the launch of new additions to their dreamwear collection for the holidays

    Vancouver-based small business introduces three new holiday pieces with a percentage of sales benefitting the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre     Tis the season! Vancouver-based premium dreamwear company, Smash + Tess, today announced the addition of three new holiday-themed pieces to their sleepwear collection. The new holiday items take their inspiration from the brand’s…

Bids and Bibs: be part of the Lobster Auction at Blackbird Pub 

Nov. 28th fundraiser dedicated to research into esophageal cancer When his dad was diagnosed with cancer four years ago, Donnelly Group regional manager Jeff Billick decided that raising money for cancer research was one concrete way that he could express his support to him and contribute to the fight, and support him, he did. Jeff became…

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria partners with Mealshare to fight youth hunger during the holiday season

  Famoso and Mealshare team up once again to feed thousands with annual Campania Tomato Sauce campaign, November 15-December 31, 2016   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria is announcing the much-anticipated return of its Campania Tomato Sauce jars for the holiday season. For the fourth year in a row, Famoso will sell its authentic Campania Tomato Sauce…

West Coast Christmas Show Launches this Friday featuring Pokemon Sun & Pokemon Moon

If you’re looking to escape the shopping mall crowds and find gifts made by local companies and artisans, check out the West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace on November 18 to 20, 2016 at the TRADEX Trade and Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford, BC. Over two hundred vendors, including over 140 select artisans will offer items…

Make A Joyful Post This Christmas

  Giant card installation to help people living with mental illness   WHAT: This Christmas, Harbour Centre and the Vancouver Lookout, in partnership with The Kettle Society, are inviting Vancouverites to make A Joyful Post to support people living with mental illness. Harbour Centre’s lobby will house a large-scale, festive installation where the public can…

THANKS A MILLION: MEALSHARE MARKS MILESTONE BY REACHING COMPLETION OF ‘ROAD TO ONE MILLION’ MEALS CAMPAIGN

  Non-Profit Organization Celebrates One Million Meals Provided to Youth In Need Across Canada, 2016 Social Enterprise of the Year Award Win   Mealshare, a national non-profit organization on a mission to end youth hunger, is celebrating the culmination of its ‘Road to One Million’ meals campaign, which counted down to the one-millionth meal the charity has…

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy annual curated Fine Art, Craft and Design Show returns to the historic Heritage Hall

  Saturday, December 10th to Sunday, December 11th in Vancouver Shiny Fuzzy Muddy, a curated collection and show of fine art, craft and design, is once again hosting their annual two-day show at the Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, in Vancouver, BC on Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th.   This collaborative event creates a…

CandyTown 2016: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Vancouver’s Only Free Outdoor Christmas Event

  Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Vancouver’s Only Free Outdoor Christmas Event   On Saturday, November 26, 2016, the fifth annual CandyTown will bring to Yaletown a Christmas bash that’s just as fun and bustling as Santa’s workshop. Beloved across the city, the neighbourhood-wide celebration is hosted by Yaletown’s generous merchants through the Yaletown Business Improvement…