7 Vancouver food events happening this week: December 16 to 22

Dec 15 2019, 8:00 am

If you’re anything like us, the hunger for unique and delicious food-and-beverage-centred events is as strong as ever. It’s a good thing Vancouver always delivers them in excess.

Here are the food events happening in or around Vancouver this week.

Big Day BBQ at The American

The Big Day BBQ at The American tailgate will take place every Sunday until the end of the year. Enjoy Texas-style brisket, ribs, pulled pork, Tex-Mex pasta salad, smokey slaw, and pit beans too.

When: Every Sunday until the end of 2019 at 10 am
Where: The American – 926 Main Street, Vancouver
Prices: Start at $20

Vancouver Christmas Market 2019

We did some digging and painstaking taste-testing to bring you this list of the best epic eats to enjoy at the Vancouver Christmas Market for 2019.

When: Now until December 24
Time: Daily, from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm (November 20 to December 23), and 11:30 am to 6 pm on December 24
Where: Jack Poole Plaza – 1055 Canada Place
Price: Adult, $12.99; seniors, $10.99; youth $6.99 (online); adult, $15; seniors, $13; youth, $9 (gate admission)

Nutcracker Afternoon Tea

Held in the eatery’s Private Dining Room, this new tea service will be offered from now until December 31, 2019 (excluding December 24 and 25). There will be daily sittings at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm. Adult tickets cost $79 and children $39.50 (ages 12 and under).

When: Now until December 31, 2019 (excluding December 24 and 25), seatings at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: Adults, $79; children, $39.50 (ages 12 and under); reserve online

Festive Afternoon Tea at H Tasting Lounge

H Tasting Lounge at the Westin Bayshore has an extra-festive service for people to indulge in this month. The eatery now offers a Festive Afternoon Tea during weekends from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm until December 29.

When: Weekends from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm until December 29
Where: H Tasting Lounge (Westin Bayshore) – 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
Price: $55 per person; reserve online

Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea at the Trump Champagne Lounge

Available daily from December 9 to March 22 from noon to 4 pm, this festive tea is $65 per person or $118 per person for an additional box of macarons and a glass of bubbles. This spread boasts eats like a ruby chocolate lace lollipop, mont blanc cream puff, and a roasted spice duck slider, to name a few.

When: December 9 to March 22 from noon to 4 pm daily
Where: The Trump Champagne Lounge – 1161 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: $65 per person or $118 for an additional box of macarons and a glass of bubbles; reserve online

Bells and Whistles’ Sunday Night Movie Series: Christmas Edition

This month Bells and Whistles is getting festive with screenings of Planes, Trains and Automobiles (December 8), Home Alone (December 15), Elf (December 22), and The Apartment (December 29).

When: December 8, 15, 22, 29 at 9 pm
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver

The Vegan Night Market – Holiday Party

It’s time for the holiday version of our favourite vegan market. This festive party will feature 30+ plant-based food, beverage, and clothing vendors. There will also be DJ sets and a zero-waste wrapping station. Cash donations go to P.E.A.C.E. Everywhere.

When: December 19 from 5 to 10 pm
Where: The Waldorf – 1489 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: Minimum $5 donation or clothing, canned food, pet food, or toiletries donation for WISH Drop-In Centre Society

Feast of the Seven Fishes at Cibo Trattoria

Cibo is back with its annual Feast of the Seven Fishes dinners this year. Guests will enjoy a seven-course menu showcasing fresh, local seafood.

When: December 23 and 24
Where: Cibo – 900 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Price: $89 per person ($59 per person with wine pairings)

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