10 Can’t Miss Food Events Happening in Vancouver This December

Celebrate the holidays at these Vancouver Food Events

Pourhouse’s ‘Roaring Twenties’ NYE Bash

Pourhouse is turning back the clock with their roaring twenties-themed New Year’s Eve party. The nightlong festivities will include a DJ, selection of canapés, and photo booth. Get ready to twist and shout at this retro, Gastown bar.

When: December 31, at 9 p.m.
Where: 162 Water Street
Price: $60 per person

Vin Van Sunday roast

Trendy wine bar Vin Van is going full British this December with a Sunday Roast Supper Club. Guests should expect British roast classics like roast beef, Yorkshire puddings and cheesy leeks.

When: December 1, at 6 p.m.
Where: 1485 West 12th
Price: $60

Tacofino’s Hastings and Ocho Locations Host Charity Events

This December, Tacofino is hosting two fundraisers at its Ocho and Hastings Commissary locations. On December 3rd, Ocho is hosting a Taco Tuesday Fundraiser in support of urban agriculture development and growth. The following week, Tacofino Hastings and Bingo Babes are holding a bingo fundraiser (tacos are included). Partial proceeds will be donated towards the Environmental Youth Alliance, which aims to build community connections and build ecological leadership skills.

When: December 3 (Ocho) & December 9 (Hastings Commissary)
Where: Ocho (8 E 5th Ave.) & Hastings (2327 E Hastings St.)

The Vegan Night Market – Holiday Party!

Waldorf Hotel is set to host the second annual Vegan Night Market. Expect over 30 plant-based vendors, a live DJ, as well as a zero-waste gift-wrapping station and bonfire.

When: December 19, at 5 p.m.
Where: 1489 E Hastings Street

Bells and Whistles hosts ’The Ball Drop’ New Year’s Eve Celebration

Bells and Whistles is hosting its second annual New Year’s Eve Celebration at their 120-seat restaurant. This is the perfect event for those who love retro hip-hop tunes and craft beer.

When: December 31, at 9 p.m.
Where: 3296 Fraser Street
Price: $20 per person

Juke Fried Chicken’s ‘Christmas Eve Eve’ Dinner

Juke Fried Chicken is inviting everyone to their inaugural, ‘Christmas Eve Eve’ Dinner. This special feast will feature Juke’s signature fried chicken, skillet-cooked cornbread, fried Brussels sprouts, and triple-cooked potatoes. Reservations can be made at jukefriedchicken.oftendining.com/ or by emailing info@jukefriedchicken.com.

When: December 25
Where: 182 Keefer Street
Price: $25 each 

CRAFT’s Black & Gold New Year’s Eve

This New Year’s Eve, CRAFT Beer Market is hosting a black and gold themed party with hand-crafted canapés, wine & beer pairings and cocktails. When midnight strikes, prepare to drink lots of champagne and dance the night away at CRAFT’s late night dance party.

When: December 31, at 7:30 p.m.
Where: 85 W 1st Ave
Price: From $40

Alba White Truffles Dinner

Origo Club and Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill are joining forces to offer a 6-course dinner in Richmond. Chef Pino Posteraro and Chef David Pan will be serving fish, pasta and meat courses like the Pétoncles et Chou-fleur, Ravioli di Castagne and Alberta wild boar.

When: December 15, at 6 p.m.
Where: 6888 River Rd
Price: $500

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Wildebeest

Wildebeest Executive Chef Ian McHale is preparing a special four-course menu this New Year’s Eve. Indulge in sweetcorn tortellino, sablefish with salt spring island mussels, and apricot Paris-Brest with praline. For an additional $35, guests can try hand-selected wine pairings from Wine Director Christina Hartigan. 

When: December 31, at 5 p.m.
Where: 120 W Hastings Street
Price: $95 per person

The Dinner Party Variety Comedy Show

For two days in December, BC Artscape is hosting the Dinner Party Variety Comedy Show. This one-of-a-kind evening is tailor-made for all comedy lovers. The event features a three-course meal, improv, sketch comedy by students and alumni of Vancouver Film School, and stand up from headliner Ambika Vas.

When: December 5, at 6 p.m. & December 7, at 11 p.m.
Where: #320, 268 Keefer Street
Price: Starting at $65