7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, November 30

Nov 26 2017, 10:10 pm

The last day of November is upon us, and there is plenty to do in the city today. Bright Nights at Stanley Park, Pitch for the Purse and more – here are seven fun things to in Vancouver!

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

Bright Nights at Stanley Park

  • What: Over three million dazzling lights decorate acres of the dark forest, reaching as high as the forest canopy for Bright Nights in Stanley Park. The attraction is also accompanied by a train ride, musics, snacks, entertainment, and even visits with Santa and his elves.
  • When: Thursday, November 30, 2017 to Saturday January 6, 2018. Closed on December 25 for Christmas.
  • Time: Times vary, check website for details.
  • Where: Miniature railway area at Stanley Park, Vancouver
  • Admission: Bright Nights entry by donation ($4 is suggested), Christmas train tickets available on Ticketleader, from $6-$12.

The Quiplash Comedy Show: November Reign at Seven Dining Lounge

  • What: Join The Fictionals and some of Vancouver’s funniest improvisers as they battle it out for the Quiplash Crown. Your votes via smartphone decides which punchline inspires the comedy, and who leaves 7DL this month’s champion. Plus sign up for the pre-show Audience Tournament for your chance to play against the comedians in the main event.
  • When: Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Seven Dining Lounge – 53 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At the door, $7 or $5 for students

Slow Magic

  • What: Slow Magic is the sound made by an unknown imaginary friend.
  • When: Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Venue – 881 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $17

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses

  • What: The Symphony of the Goddesses is a multimedia symphony concert with music by game composer Koji Kondo.
  • When: Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $73-$115

Gay Places and E-Spaces: How online dating changed Davie

  • What: Hosted by Vancouver drag queen, Peach Cobblah, Gay Places and e-Spaces is the Momentum Health Study’s attempt at exploring how the online dating has changed the sense of community connectedness, and what impact hook-up app use have had on the individual and collective health of the gay community?
  • When: Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: The Junction – 1138 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Anza Live!

  • What: Anza Live is a community showcase put together to give local artists an opportunity to level up and grow their craft while showcasing the amazing talent of Vancouver. Featuring headliner Alex Maher.
  • When: Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Anza Club – 3 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Pitch for the Purse 2017 Semi-Finals


  • What: Pitch for the Purse is a program that aims to educate and mentor women across Canada who want to elevate their businesses and need the money to do so. The program is divided into four sections designed to educate and mentor every step of the way. It starts off with pitch training, which leads to the semi-finals (10 semi-finalists), mentorship, and lastly, a pitch finale (between three finalists). Each finalist could be walking away with $25,000 CAD in cash to fund their business.
  • When: Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • Time: 8 to 11:30 am
  • Where: The Vancouver Club, Grand Ballroom – 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $75 general | $500 for a table of four (includes company logo recognition) – Tickets available via Picatic