10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, December 14

Dec 13 2019, 5:00 am

Saturdays are great no matter what time of year! From Casino Night Out to Johnny Reid, here are 10 things to do today, December 14.

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

Casino Night Out

What: Parq Vancouver invites guests to try the new 007 James Bond Slot Machine on December 14 from 8 to 11 pm. There will be live entertainment, a photo op and showgirls. There will also be $2,500 worth of gift cards being given away.

Plus visit Parq Vancouver anytime between December 6, 2019, and January 5, 2020, and play the new Bond-themed slot games with an Encore Rewards card to be entered for a chance to win $10,000 and a VIP Casino Night Out for two.

When: December 14, 2019
Time: 8 to 11 pm
Where: Parq Vancouver — 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver
Tickets: No tickets required. Guests must be 19+ to enter the casino

Songs in the Snow – A Village Christmas

What: The Steveston Historical Society in cooperation with the City of Richmond and Richmond Arts Coalition presents local musicians performing holiday classics. There will also be free hot chocolate, holiday activities, vintage-style Christmas crafts, and more for the family to enjoy.

When: December 14 and December 21, 2019
Time: 4 to 6 pm
Where: Steveston Town Square Park – 3791 Moncton Street, Richmond
Admission: Free

Vancouver Warriors vs New York Riptide

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What: The Vancouver Warriors take on the New York Riptide in National Lacrosse League action on December 14 at Rogers Arena.

When: December 14, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Deck the Halls on South Granville

What: South Granville Business Improvement Association invites everyone to Deck the Halls this holiday season. There will be a special Christmas shopping event on December 14 on Granville Street, between 5th and 16th Ave. Shoppers can meet Santa, enjoy live music, nibbles and hot drinks and take part in a holiday tradition under one of ten mistletoe stations.

When: December 14, 2019
Time: Starts at 10 am
Where: South Granville from 5th to 16th Avenue, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Big Laughs Comedy at Cravings 1 Year Anniversary featuring Dino Archie

What: Cravings Restaurant’s private side room turns into an intimate comedy venue that hosts a variety of comics as featured on CBC, CTV, Comedy Network, Just For Laughs, The Debaters, and more. Dino Archie headlines Big Laughs Comedy’s One-Year Anniversary.

When: December 14, 2019
Time: 8 to 9:30 pm
Where: Cravings Sports Bar & Grill – 8808 Osler Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Carolling with Carousel 

What: Carousel Theatre hosts a holiday singalong for the whole family. The Gingerbread Men and special guests will lead attendees in a festive evening of song and holiday celebration.

When: December 14, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island — 1412 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Johnny Reid

What: Scottish-Canadian country musician Johnny Reid wraps up his “My Kind Of Christmas” tour in Abbotsford on December 14.

When: December 14, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Abbotsford Centre — 33800 King Road, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy

What: Established in 2003, Shiny Fuzzy Muddy features all kinds of handmade goods and products for the holiday season. In addition, the market constantly aims to discover and develop new artists, as well as connect guests with gifted artisans in their community. The 2019 show will be Shiny Fuzzy Muddy’s last, so be sure to stop by.

When: December 14 and 15, 2019
Time: December 14 from 11 am to 6 pm; December 15 from 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC
Admission: $4 admission

Dundarave Festival of Lights 2019

What: The Dundarave Festival of Lights is back for another season, offering festive, free concerts, a Christmas fair, and a Forest of Miracles. You’ll be able to enjoy concerts in the Longhouse and the Nativity Pavilion for free, decorate the festival’s Christmas tree, and shop at the Christmas Fair. It’s free to wander among the magical Christmas trees, which are decorated and sponsored to help raise funds to end homelessness.

When: December 14 and December 21, 2019
Time: Every Saturday afternoon
Where: Dundarave Beach – 25th Street at Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver
Admission: Free

Highstreet Christmas Festival

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Highstreet Holiday Market

What: The annual festival includes a 65-foot Christmas tree — one of the tallest in Canada — and holiday shows every Saturday from 5 to 5:30 pm with pre-show festivities starting at 4:30 pm. The shows feature a multi-media light display, which utilizes 6,000 tri-colour LED bulbs set to holiday musical favourites. There will also be photos with Santa, Santa’s Mailbox, and gift wrapping and personal shopping.

When: December 14, 2019
Time: 5 pm
Where: Highstreet Shopping Centre – 3122 Mt Lehman Road, Abbotsford
Admission: Free