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Celebrate the holidays at these Vancouver Food Events
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 StreetPrice: $60 per person
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 12thPrice: $60
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.)
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 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 StreetPrice: $20 per person
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: December 25Where: 182 Keefer StreetPrice: $25 each
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 AvePrice: From $40
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 RdPrice: $500
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 StreetPrice: $95 per person
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 StreetPrice: Starting at $65