Despite our efforts to stay on the health-kick bandwagon, we’ve already started to pack our agendas with must-attend events taking place around the city this month… Check out our list of top picks of Vancouver events below and plan accordingly.
Tourism Vancouver’s Dine Out Vancouver Festival
January 16 to February 1
Canada’s largest food and drink festival is back and set to serve up hundreds of ways enjoy the flavours of the city through plenty of savoury events. Choose from 17 days worth of culinary experiences, explore hundreds of restaurants around the city, partake in tasting classes, tours, and get ready to indulge. More info and reservations can be found here.
Chris Hardwick’s Funcomfortable Tour
Stand-up comedian, television personality, contributor for Wired magazine, and CEO/creative head of Nerdist Industries, Chris Hardwick will take the stage and hilarity will ensue. Brush up on your Hardwick wherewithal by catching reruns of his popular stint as host of AMC’s live after-show, Talking Dead.
PuSh International Arts Festival
January 20 – February 8
Back for another inspirational year, the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival has fast become a signature cultural event in the city. The PuSh Festival presents groundbreaking work in the live performing arts sphere to bring Vancouver artists and audiences together through original, multi-disciplined, and insightfully creative works. Choose from hundreds of performances, learn more, and grab passes here.
Vancouver International Boat Show
January 21 – 25
Western Canada’s premiere boat show, the Vancouver International Boat Show, gives avid boaters (and boating wannabes) a chance to pine for the season ahead. Now in its 53rd year, this annual event will host more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the biggest and best selection of boats and boating products yet. There will be plenty of activities, seminars, deals, and more to experience.
FUSE at the Vancouver Art Gallery
Always a must-attend event, this is where you want to be and be seen in the city. On select Fridays, the VAG is transformed into a place for art, music, and partying (there’s a bar)… featuring DJs, pop-up performances, surprise installations, and more. This year they’re fusing together with the PuSh Festival to create an even cooler event featuring local and international artists. Tickets are $20.00 — learn more and buy them here.
Which of these top Vancouver events happening in January will you be attending? Let Vv Magazine know your thoughts on “Top 5 Vancouver Events: January Edition” in the comments below or tweet us @ViewTheVibe.