7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, November 28

Nov 27 2019, 3:30 pm

Need more fun in your life? Here is our rundown of seven fun things to check out on November 28, including Disney On Ice, Bright Nights at Stanley Park, and more!

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

Disney On Ice: Mickey’s Search Party

Edmonton Expo Centre

Disney on Ice/Ticketmaster

What: Disney On Ice features acrobatics and stunts on ice with all of your favourite Disney characters. Featuring characters and worlds from Peter Pan, Coco, Frozen, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Toy Story, and Moana.

When: November 28 to December 1, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Pacific Coliseum at the PNE – 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann, AKA the Bergmann Piano Duo, welcome tenor Benjamin Butterfield for Wintersong. Enjoy songs from Schubert’s “Winter Journey,” songs by Charles Ives and Arnold Bax, and a selection of Randy Newman songs. Part of Coffee Concert Series.

When: November 28, 2019
Time: Social time at 10 am, concert at 11 am
Where: Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson

What: Legendary singer, songwriter, and musician Roger Hodgson is co-founder of Supertramp and wrote/sang most of the band’s big hits, including “Dreamer,” “Give a Little Bit,” “The Logical Song,” and more.

When: November 28, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: River Rock Casino Resort — 8811 River Road, Richmond
Tickets: Online

The Story Behind the Design


What: Behind every great design is a great story. Every product and service we love is born out of a specific and deliberate design process. Head to Brainstation on November 28 to hear from top Designers and Researchers as they share a look into their unique process. The speakers will share challenges, breakthroughs, and “aha” moments from their creative design process.

When: November 28, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: BrainStation — 455 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $25, reserve online

Bright Nights at Stanley Park 2019

What: Bright Nights at Stanley Park features over three million dazzling lights decorating acres of the dark forest, reaching as high as the forest canopy for all to see and enjoy. The attraction in the heart of the park is also accompanied by a train ride, music, snacks, entertainment, and even visits with Santa and his elves.

The annual tradition, now in its 22nd year, is operated and installed by 800 firefighters – a task that requires 8,000 hours of set-up over three months. Bright Nights attracts 200,000 visitors every year, with all proceeds benefiting the Burn Fund, which provides life-saving, life-supporting, and life-enriching services to people in BC.

When: November 28 to January 1 (Closed on Christmas Day)
Time: Various times
Where: Stanley Park Miniature Railway – Pipeline Road, Stanley Park
Admission: $8.40 – 12.60, available online

American Thanksgiving at Water Street Cafe

What: Water Street Cafe celebrates American Thanksgiving with a three-course Turkey dinner with all of the trimmings.

When: November 28, 2019
Time: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Water Street Cafe – 300 Water Street, Vancouver
Reservations: Online, $45 (does not include tax or gratuity)

Luminesque Dance – Scrooged

What: Luminesque Dance Company presents Scrooged, an original story inspired by the holiday classic. The show will feature over 200 dancers, rock and roll and 90s hits, and skilled choreography,

When: November 28, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Celebrities Nightclub – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online