Festivals in Vancouver this January 2020

Here is a roundup of fun festivals to attend in and around Vancouver this January 2020.


Aurora Winter Festival Vancouver
22 Nov

Hastings Park, 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

November 22, 2019 To January 5, 2020

$12.99 & up

The Aurora Winter Festival inspires the festive spirit through magical winter experiences. Escape into a hidden village by the North Pole, filled with captivating light displays and ...  »

Italian Film Festival
03 Jan

Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver

January 3, 2020 To January 9, 2020

$9 & up

IFF blends contemporary and classic films from Italy’s significant cinematic repertoire to create a unique festival experience. Contemporary films from the past two to three years ...  »

IndieFlicks Film Festival
05 Jan

Havana Vancouver, 1212 Commercial Dr, City of Vancouver

January 5, 2020



IndieFlicks is an international short film festival featuring films from around the world. Screening the first Sunday of every Month.  »

New Music Festival
11 Jan

Various Venues, Vancouver

January 11, 2020 To January 16, 2020

$12 & up

Masterpieces from Kaija Saariaho and Unsuk Chin, recreated by their original artists, open the festival. Nicole Lizée curates an evening of her kaleidoscopic remixes. Max Richter’...  »

Dine Out Vancouver Festival
17 Jan

Various Venues, Vancouver

January 17, 2020 To February 2, 2020

$20 and up

Produced by Tourism Vancouver, Dine Out Vancouver Festival is Canada’s largest annual celebration of food and drink. In addition to prix fixe menus at a recordbreaking ...  »

Street Food City
17 Jan

šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square, Vancouver

January 17, 2020 To February 9, 2020

Free entry

Presented By: Tourism Vancouver, Street Food Vancouver Society, and the Downtown Vancouver BIA Celebrating its ninth anniversary, Street Food City is your opportunity to sample from a ...  »

Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival
18 Jan

Various Locations, Vancouver

January 18, 2020 To February 14, 2020


The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival returns for its 10th year, bigger and better than ever, with Vancouver’s best chocolatiers, pastry shops, bakeries, cafes, gelato and ice ...  »

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
21 Jan

Various Venues, Vancouver

January 21, 2020 To February 9, 2020

$15 and up

Featuring 27 works from 24 companies from nine countries — including six world premieres — the festival line-up is dedicated to creative risk-taking and dynamic interdisciplinary collaboration. PuSh 2020 is a poignant ...  »

Smash Comedy Fest
23 Jan

Various venues, Vancouver

January 23, 2020 To January 25, 2020

$15 to $50

Produced by Nasty Women Comedy, the second annual Smash Comedy Festival is a three-day comedy festival spotlighting Vancouver’s best and brightest women/trans/femme/plus performers. ...  »

Vancouver Short Film Festival
24 Jan

Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver

January 24, 2020 To January 26, 2020

$10.00 - $80.00

The Vancouver Short Film Festival celebrates the vibrant community of short film, video, and animation artists on the Canadian West Coast! The Vancouver Short Film Festival (VSFF) ...  »

Vive les voyageurs French-Canadian Festival
25 Jan

Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada, Mavis Avenue, Langley

January 25, 2020 To January 26, 2020

Regular Admission

Shake off the winter blues and kick up your heels at our 11th annual French-Canadian winter festival! Enjoy interactive cultural experiences from Métis dancers to maple ...  »

Whistler Pride and Ski Festival
26 Jan


January 26, 2020 To February 2, 2020

free & ticketed events

Join in a for a week packed with winter-sport, culture, and entertainment. Each day begins with with daily guided ski/snowboarding groups followed by a free festival ...  »

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