7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, November 29

Nov 24 2018, 2:23 am

November is nearly over, so get your fill of fun with these seven great events happening in Vancouver on Thursday, November 29. Bright Nights, Bumble Vancouver Hive, and more.

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

Bright Nights at Stanley Park 2018

What: Beginning on November 29, 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 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 21st year, is operated and installed by 800 firefighters – it is 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: Thursday, November 29, 2018 to Saturday, January 5, 2019. Closed on Christmas Day
Time: Schedule available online
Where: Pipeline Road, via the West Georgia Street park entrance.
Train tickets: Adults: $12 / Seniors: $9 / Youth: $9 / Child: $8

The Washboard Union

What: The Washboard Union perform at The Commodore Ballroom with special guests Aaron Goodvin and Nice Horse.

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $29.50 plus fees

Vancouver Canucks vs Vegas Golden Knights

What: Vancouver Canucks hit the ice versus the LA Kings at Rogers Arena.

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Ed The Sock

What: Canadian icon and Muchmusic star Ed the Sock returns to Vancouver with the War On Stupid tour, turning his surgical wit on Fake News, outrage culture and North America’s growing love affair with idiocy. Featuring special guest Tyler Lemmon.

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: Doors: 8 pm, show 9 pm
Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Bumble Vancouver Hive


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What: Join in on the ultimate live dating and networking experience when Bumble brings their Hive pop-up to Vancouver. Taking place at Indigo Robson, Vancouver Hive will allow for Bumble users to meet new matches in person and connect with their community. The three-day event will also feature panellists, workshops, meditation sessions, jewellery making, and tarot card reading. There is no RSVP necessary and workshops and panels are first come, first serve.

When: Thursday, November 29 to December 2, 2018
Time: 9 am to 9:30 pm
Where: Indigo Robson — 1033 Robson Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

The Fifth Annual Vancouver UX Awards

What: Vancouver’s best and brightest in user experience and design will be celebrated at the annual UX Awards. The event is an opportunity to showcase anyone who works in the industry, from startups, freelancers, agencies, and user-centric enterprises, and showcase the work and experiences they create. Everyone is welcome to the awards night.

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: 6 to 11 pm
Where: The Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Available online for $50

Water St. Cafe 30th Birthday Gala

What: Eli, Chef Alan, and the Water Street Cafe team will be celebrating their big milestone throughout the month of November, and they want to share that excitement with you. They’ll be showcasing guest memories and stories from the past 30 years. Chef Alan has also created a special ‘blast from the past’ menu that will available throughout November so that you can enjoy some of the most popular dishes from the past three decades. Capping off the month, there will be a celebratory gala. This special evening event will be taking place on Thursday, November 29 and is open to all diners and guests.

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: 6 pm
Where: Water St. Cafe – 300 Water Street
Tickets: Complimentary tickets through the restaurant, call (604) 689-2832 or email [email protected]

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