November Foodie Events in Metro Vancouver - West Coast Food

The cold weather is here and so are cozy indoor activities and hearty, warming delights at food and drink events in Metro Vancouver. Check ‘em out here.

North Shore Craft Beer Week, November 2 – 14

This week has the cure for what ales you (pun intended!) Sample suds from the finest craft breweries on Vancouver’s North Shore which kicks off with an amazing evening at their launch party on November 2nd in the Historic Shipyards District with food trucks, live entertainment, prizes and games!

DJs and all day happy hours to dim sum and Pacman, North Shore breweries (and a local  cidery and distillery) are offering their best and most inventive drinks, food, and live entertainment in their taprooms from November 3rd to 14th.

Check festival for brewery event schedule, how to collect points for prizes with the BC Ale Trail, and for event and ticket information for the launch party 

Various locations

North Shore 

Cheese and Meat Festival, November 4

Get ready for a gouda time! The Vancouver Cheese and Meat Festival celebrates artisanal foods and beverages, showcasing a diverse array of gourmet cheeses, cured meats, and treats. The festival includes educational workshops, interactive tastings, and culinary demonstrations. Check event for schedule details and ticket information. 

The Pipe Shop, 115 Victory Ship Way 

North Shore

Hello Winter Market, November 4 and 5

An artisan market at Fort Langley Community Hall with curated goods from the finest local small shops. Pick up soaps, handmade paper gifts, wooden home decor, quality skincare, pet snacks and so more while sampling from delicious food. 

Runs from 11am – 5pm.

9167 Glover Road


Yes Shef!, November 6

Celebrating the creativity and accomplishments of women in the culinary world,  Yes Shef: Elevating Women in Food & Beverage, attendees can savour delights crafted and curated by female-led teams and sample  from leading winemakers, sommeliers, brewers and bar professionals will serve wine, beer and cocktail creations at tasting stations throughout the ballroom.

Hosted by the WORTH Association (Women of Recreation, Tourism & Hospitality) at the Fairmont Pacific Rim’s stunning Star Sapphire Ballroom, the event pairs celebrated chefs and student apprentices from the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts to develop and execute a signature dish. Check event for participating chefs and producers and ticket details. 

Fairmont Pacific Rim, 1038 Canada Place


Dumpling Fest: Vancouver Fall Edition, November 8

The 10th edition of the Dumpling Fest takes place this month, where participants will be served a range of dumplings, from Chinese wontons, to Italian Ravioli, Japanese mochi, Korean mandu, Mexican empanadas, Nepalese momos and more. 

Presented by Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates, each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Bowls for guests to enjoy.From 6pm -10pm, check event for ticket information.

Location TBD


Holiday Bread Making Workshop, November 25 

Prepare for the holidays with a new recipe. Learn about, make and sample various seasonal holiday breads that you can bake at home in this informative and fun afternoon workshop at Mackin House. Recipes include: No Knead Cranberry & Walnut, Mincemeat and Marzipan Pinwheels, and Braided dinner buns with sage and cheese. Workshop and registration information on Coquitlam Heritage site. 

Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Avenue


Surrey Tree Lighting Festival, November 25 and 26

Start your holiday season with the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival, and snack on seasonal favourites in the Enchanted Eats zone. Lined with food trucks, Enchanted Eats Boulevard has all your favourite handheld treats for wandering through the festival. Snack on apple-cider spiced doughnuts, sip a latte from the Insomniac Coffee Co., try traditional Mexican cuisine from Taco N Todo, or Japanese Hawaiian fusion dishes from Kyu Grill, or sample an authentic Metis Bannock from the Bannock Queen.

Surrey Civic Plaza, 13450 104 Avenue




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