The long weekend is over and as much as we are all sad about it, we can't complain about a four-day workweek. There are some big events going on this weekend in Vancouver. In order to get your weekend plans in check, here are 7 things to do in Vancouver this weekend. 

The weekend is so close we can taste it. If you find yourself in town, you may want to check out some of these events. 

From Christmas markets and festival events to concerts and comedy shows, Vancouver has it going on. Justing Timberlake will even be performing.

As always, we are here with our event suggestions to ensure you have a rad weekend. Whether you decide to do one of these events or all seven, you are bound to have a great time.

Justin Timberlake 

Price: $49.50

When: Friday, November 15

Address: Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: The one and only J.T. is coming to Vancity. This weekend, you can watch him sing all his throwbacks at Rogers Arena. Tickets are still on sale! 


Christmas Craft Fair

Price: Free

When: Saturday, November 16

Address: South Arm Community Centre, 8880 Williams Road, Richmond, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: Now is the time to get all your Christmas shopping done. Here you can explore over 60 vendors that all offer unique items. Maybe you can even find a thing or two for yourself.


Maan Farms Christmas Market

Price: By donation 

When: Multiple dates 

Address: 790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: The fifth annual Christmas market is taking place this weekend and you won’t want to miss it. There will be local vendors, mulled wine, visits with the Grinch and even goat selfies. If you RSVP early, you get breakfast too. 


Just for Laughs Comedy Night 

Price: $46.50

When: Friday, November 15

Address: Vancouver Civic Theatre, 649 Cambie Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: Fellow Canadian Rick Mercer is going to be hosting a night full of laughs at the Vancouver Civic Theatre. There is an all-star lineup for the 18th edition of the comedy night so be sure to get your tickets ASAP.


Climate Strike 

Price: Free

When: Friday, November 15

Address: AMS Student Nest, 6133 University Blvd., Vancouver, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: UBC is hosting a climate strike this Friday. If you want to participate, head down to the UBC campus. Students and climate activists will be gathering to advocate for a carbon-neutral future by urging the university to divest from fossil fuels. 


$5 Chowder Bowls 

Price: $5

When: Multiple dates

Address: Freshbowl, 360 Cambie Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: For two days this weekend, you can get a chowder bowl for only $5. You will get to choose between a curry chicken bowl or a vegan curry bowl. What's better than cheap delicious food?


Home Fur the Holidays 

Price: Free

When: Multiple dates

Address: Surrey Animal Resource Centre, 17944 Colebrook Road, Surrey, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: Everyone deserves a warm place this winter, even animals. This weekend, join the Surrey Animal Resource Centre and consider adding a new addition to your family. There will be Christmas goodies, Santa, and enough animals in need to melt any heart. 


The weekend's fast approaching, so you better start planning if you want to make the most of it. Enjoy!


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