7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, November 23

Nov 22 2017, 2:45 am

One day closer to the weekend and there is plenty to do in the city today, Thursday November 22. Check out Canyon Lights, #YVRSocialand the rest of our seven great things to do in Vancouver!

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

Canyon Lights

Canyon Lights (Capilano Suspension Bridge)

Canyon Lights (Capilano Suspension Bridge)

  • What: ​Capilano Suspension Bridge’s annual holiday tradition Canyon Lights is a must-see holiday event for all ages. Be dazzled by thousands of magical lights twinkling across the Suspension Bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk and throughout the park. Canyon Lights also illuminates the river and cliff face, and features the world’s tallest living Christmas tree. New this year is ‘Fireflies’, an interactive lighting display in the rainforest. Using giant flashlights, guests can magically awaken waves of tiny lights that glimmer and twinkle like fireflies.
  • When: ​November 23, 2017 to January 28, 2018
  • Where:  Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Tickets: Online

11th Biennial Dance In Vancouver

  • What: Dance In Vancouver is a biennial event celebrating contemporary dance generated by local artists. The 2017 edition features some of the West Coast’s most exciting artists and companies, including Aeriosa, Co.ERASGA, Julianne Chapple, Lesley Telford | Inverso, Karen Jamieson & Margaret Grenier, Wen Wei Dance, Ziyian Kwan | dumb instrument Dance, Shay Kuebler | Radical System Art, and more.
  • When: Now to November 25, 2017
  • Where: Scotiabank Dance Centre – 677 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Kenny vs Spenny live in Vancouver

  • What: Kenny and Spenny are two best friends who compete against each other. Their competitions are ridiculous, immature and totally intense. Featuring opening skits by DTG.
  • When: Thursday, November 23, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Red Room Ultra Bar – 398 Richards Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$85

In Circulation

  • What: In Circulation is a mixed program of Company 605’s current repertoire, consisting of excerpts from two recent full-length works, Albatross and Vital Few, as well as the premiere of a brand new short piece. Each of these distinct works circle around the same present interests of 605’s artists: individuals united, a shared experience held between separate bodies, moving as one.
  • When: Now to November 25, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Price: Online, $15-$36

Mockingjay: The Musical

  • What: Mockingjay: The Musical concludes the parody adventures of Katniss Everdeen as she joins the rebels of District 13 in taking down President Snow and the Capitol. The characters sing and dance to fun pop song parodies of artists like Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Adele, and Justin Bieber.
  • When: November 23 to 25, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25

#YVRSocial – The Rise of the Influencer


  • What: The expert panel, moderated by Senior Marketing Strategist and Instructor Wahiba Chair, will present case studies, share best practices, and answer your questions about Influencer marketing. 
  • When: Thursday, November 23, 2017
  • Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Unbounce – 401 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$15

Captain Future Saves the World!

  • What: What happens when the imaginations of the future are threatened by the brain numbing, highly addictive, social networking apps of the evil Dr. SAMGOOGAPPLESOFTSUNG-MART? Captain Future Happens! With his trusty ukulele, Myron, and his slightly less trustworthy time machine, the Timeswozzler 8000, Captain Future will take audiences back through time to bring the history of our imaginations vibrantly alive, using songs, raps, puppets, and interactive performance. Written and performed by Lucas Myers.
  • When: Thursday, November 23, 2017
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Pay-what-you-can, minimum $10
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