Global BC community events


Submit Your Event for Consideration

Have an event you’re wanting to promote on Global BC?  Click the link above and e-mail us your details.  If  it is something we are interested in pursuing, we will contact you for further information.  PLEASE NOTE – We are generally booking 3-4 months in advance and due to the sheer number of requests we receive, we simply cannot accommodate everyone.





November 27-29

Nissan Family Zone @ Jack Poole Plaza
11am-7pm all 3 days
Come to our tent to spin our prize wheel, toss a football and win prizes!

Saturday November 29
Meet some of Global BC’s familiar faces AND meet
ANGUS REID, Former BC Lion and 2-time Grey Cup Champion – Noon-2pm
SEBASTIAN CLOVIS, Former BC Lion and current host of HGTV’s Tackle My Reno – 2-4pm

Throw a football with these former Lions, get their autograph and your picture taken with them!

12:45 – 1:15       Mark Madryga

13:00 – 13:45    Kate Gajdosik

14:00- 14:45     Kaitlyn Herbst

15:15 – 16:00    Anne Drewa, Yvonne Schalle & Shanel Pratap




Vancouver Christmas Market

Experience a traditional German Christmas festival for the entire family!  The market offers live entertainment, delicious food and Vancouver’s only Christmas carousel.  It’s the perfect place to shop for crafts, gifts and decorations, Nov 22-Dec 24 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre plaza.



Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is returning with riveting storytelling that invites everyone to share in the rich and festive holiday spirit.  With her Nutcracker Prince by her side, watch how Clara overcomes all obstacles.  This ballet offers pure family entertainment Dec 12-14 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.



Festival of Trees

Looking for a forest of beautifully decorated trees?  Festival of Trees is returning to 6 locations around BC to help raise funds for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.  Make a small donation on site and vote for your favourite tree!



Timmy’s Telethon

Join Global BC and Shaw personalities for Timmy’s Christmas Telethon December 7 LIVE from 4-10pm.  Watch heart warming stories and great entertainment.  Help us support children with disabilities and Easter Seals Camps!



CKNW Orphans Fund Pledge Day

Mark your calendars for CKNW’s Orphans Fund Pledge Day, happening December 4 live from the Terminal City Club in Vancouver.  You can donate online, in person and of course by phone!  Help support specials needs children in our province.



Lights of Hope Campaign

Lights of Hope is returning to St. Paul’s Hospital for its 17th year!  Visit this spectacular volunteer driven display of lights and make a donation to support St. Paul’s hospital’s greatest needs.
Watch the News Hour live on November 27 to see the hospital light up!





Spirit of Christmas


The magic of the Christmas season awaits at the Sea to Sky Gondola.  Take in the festivities at the decorated Summit Lodge and experience the beauty of the surrounding snow-capped mountains while exploring the pristine outdoors.  It all happens November 28-right through December.



Hop on the only Polar Express in Canada!  The one-hour train ride offers cookies and hot chocolate and lots of fun activities, including a visit from Santa himself!




Homes For the Holidays

You won’t want to miss the annual Kids Help Phone Homes For the Holidays event, happening Nov 29-30.  Vancouver designers team up with home decor retailers to decorate five beautiful Vancouver Westside homes with unique displays of holiday decorating.  Tickets to view the homes can be purchased on their website.  You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to get yourself into the holiday spirit!




Canucks Vs. Devils

Corey Schneider returns to Vancouver with his team and you can get in on all the action.  Get your tickets now to see your Vancouver Canucks take on the New Jersey Devils November 25 at Rogers Arena!



Bright Nights In Stanley Park

Looking for an enchanted low cost holiday evening?  Head over to Stanley Park and hop on the miniature train and start a new holiday tradition.  You’re also contributing to BC Professional Fire Fighters Burn Fund.  This year’s dates are November 27-Jan 4.  You won’t want to miss it this magical experience!




One Direction

Can’t think of what to get your teenager for Christmas?  How about tickets to see One Direction on July 17 at BC Place!  The boys will be stopping here with their “Back on the Road” tour to help promote their next studio album.  Don’t miss it!



Disney on Ice presents Let’s Party!

Make an ordinary day extraordinary and magical! Hang out with Mickey Mouse and Mini Mouse as well as the Disney Princesses and many more as Disney on Ice returns to Vancouver Nov. 26-30th. Tickets go on sale starting Oct. 21st!