1. Gluten Free Expo
This is hand’s down Canada’s largest gluten free expo. With hundreds of different gluten free foods to sample and even more savings you’re bound to leave with a full belly and stocked up with healthy food your entire family will love! The expo also offers an educational component as registered dietitians, nutritionists, doctors, and chefs will share their knowledge both on and off stage. The gluten free expo is this weekend- January 12th and 13th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Vancouver Convention Center, East @ 999 Canada Place. Click here here for more info!
2. Art Deco And Chocolate Tour
Enjoy some of the best chocolate around while exploring Vancouver’s Art Deco movement. Even if you’ve lived here your whole life you’re bound to learn something about Vancouver we bet you didn’t know! Learn how war, technology, immigration, fashion, social upheaval, and archaeology combined to create the Art Deco movement in Vancouver. Taste the samplings of a chef Gordon Ramsey called “one of the finest pastry chefs in the world”, and enjoy guides who are passionate story tellers. Prepare to be entertained and amazed at every aspect of the tour! Click here for tour tickets and more info!
3. Art of Lights
The Art of Lights is an outdoor lantern festival featuring a large selection of Chinese lantern displays. You can expect a scaled replica of Beijing’s famous “Temple of Heaven” as well as an “Under Sea World” and a “‘Living Dinosaur Kingdom.” This impressive event is great fun for the entire family! The festival takes place daily between 4:00 and 10:00 pm between until February 10th 2019. It’s held at the Cloverdale Millennium Amphitheatre Park in Surrey at 17726 62th Avenue. Click here for more info!
4. Dine Out Vancouver Festival
Dine Out Vancouver Festival is Canada’s largest restaurant festival where hundreds of restaurants put on special 3-course menus at great prices for the month of January! Some of the region’s best and most popular restaurants participate, and full set meals range in price from just $25 to $45! Head over here to to find a list of participating restaurants!
5. Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival
If you’re a chocolate lover, this is one is for you! From January 19th to February 14th nearly 3 dozen cafes, bakeries, and chocolatiers throughout the region will be offering gourmet hot chocolate from their menus. We’re not talking about just an ordinary cup of hot chocolate. Explore exotic whipped creams, indulge in ice cream, and various types of chocolate, torched marshmallows, and cookie crumb hot chocolates. Visit hotchocolatefest.com for more info!
6. Vancouver Motorcycle Show
For the motorcycle enthusiasts here- the 2019 Vancouver Motorcycle Show is the place to be! There is something for everyone whether you’re a seasoned rider or a newcomer to the sport! See all the new 2019 motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and side-by-sides, all under one roof. Meet tons of experts, check out the latest gear and apparel, and get all-revved up for your next adventure! Visit www.vancouvermotorcycleshow.ca for tickets and more info!