10 can't-miss club nights in Vancouver this December

Dec 4 2017, 7:18 am

From Dash Berlin to NYE 2018 and more, here is our rundown of can’t-miss club nights taking place in Vancouver this December.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.


  • What: Garnering support from the likes of Tiësto and Robin Schulz, French duo Ofenbach brings their tropical grooves to Celebrities for #StereotypeFridays.
  • When: Friday, December 8, 2017
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities– 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free RSVP – valid till 11:30 pm

Dash Berlin

  • What: Dash Berlin is a Dutch electronic music group from The Hague created by Jeffrey Sutorius, Eelke Kalberg and Sebastiaan Molijn. Dash Berlin has won multiple awards and have performed all over the world.
  • When: Saturday, December 9, 2017
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $45 – $66.38

Collie Buddz

  • What: Collie Buddz is an American reggae and dancehall artist with origins from Bermuda, best known for his single “Come Around”. He attended Albert College in Belleville, Ontario, and honed his craft while in support of several tours with artists such as Cypress Hill, Rebelution and Matisyahu. He’s performed in front of thousands at the largest music festivals such as Lollapalooza, Boomtown, Summer Jam and the California Roots Festival.
  • When: 
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $29.75

Nora En Pure

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  • What:  The Duchess of deep house, Nora En Pure brings her bright, euphoric rhythms to #CelebsPlayhouse.
  • When: Saturday, December 16, 2017
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities– 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Xavier Omar

  • What: The American R&B singer is on tour to support his latest EP release “The Everlasting Wave”.
  • When: Thursday, December 21, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

The Funk Hunters

  • What: Borrowing inspiration from classic funk and hip hop, The Funk Hunters are putting the soul back into electronic dance music. Having honed their craft at over 450 performances in 16 countries, the DJ duo’s show is a brilliant technical display of creative collaboration between 4 turntables. 
  • When: 
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 867 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $37.75


  • What: 23-year old Toronto artist Ramriddlz brings his “Sweeter Dreams” Tour to Fortune Sound Club for an all-ages show with support from Angst & Softieshan.
  • When: Friday, December 22, 2017
  • Time: Doors 6:30 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Now That’s Ugly Sweater Party

  • What: Live music, DJ, group dances and sing-alongs, mistletoe, gifts, contests, carollers, eggnog chugging competition and more, all in support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Wear the cheesiest, ugliest, most festive clothing possible.
  • When: Saturday, December 23
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 867 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $40

Contact Winter Music Festival 2017

  • What: Western Canada’s biggest winter music festival. Contact is taking over BC Place for the sixth consecutive year on December 26 and 27 for two days filled with energetic electronic dance music from a line-up of 15 internationally acclaimed artists. Headliners include the legendary DJ Armin Van Buuren and EDM DJ Marshmello. Adventure Club, Rezz, Mr Carmack, Tchami, Ekali, Alan Walker, Malaa, and Carnage, among others will also be spinning tracks during the two-day winter festival.
  • When: December 26 and 27, 2017
  • Time: 5 pm
  • Where: BC Place Stadium – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $99.50 general admission passes | $150.50 VIP area passes – Available via Ticketmaster

NYE 2018, presented by Solid Events

NYE 2018/Solid Events

  • What: Hosted by Solid Events, the evening is set to feature performances from renowned international DJs, with legendary superstars Axwell and Ingrosso (formerly members of Swedish House Mafia) as the headliners. Andrew RayelDubVisionDJ Isaac, and hometown rising-star DAIJO, are also scheduled to perform at the event which kicks off at 9 pm and runs right through to 3 am in 2018.
  • When: Sunday, December 31, 2017
  • Time: 9 pm to 3 am
  • Where: Pacific Coliseum –  2901 East Hastings Street 
  • Price: $109 – $149 (excluding fees) – Tickets available via www.solidevents.ca
  • Age: All ages, 19+ to purchase alcohol
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