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Remembrance Day Weekend 2018

Remembrance Day Events

There is a lot happening in Vancouver over the Remembrance Day weekend in 2018 including various winter markets and November 11th parades and ceremonies.

November Remembrance Day Weekend

The Remembrance Day Weekend in 2018 runs on November 10th and 11th with Remembrance Day itself taking place on the Sunday.

Below is a list of what’s happening in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland over the weekend including Remembrance Day ceremonies, craft and winter markets, and other events and activities.

For a list of November 11th events at specific locations throughout the region, click Lower Mainland Remembrance Day Venues.

North Vancouver Remembrance Day Parade
The Remembrance Day Parade in North Vancouver

Remembrance Day Events

There are lots of Remembrance Day parades and ceremonies taking place in the Lower Mainland on November 11th. Some of the biggest and most impressive include the following:

    • New Westminster – ceremonies and a parade in and around the Royal Westminster Regiment Armouries at the corner of Queens and Sixth Street as well as at Queens Avenue United Church.
    • North Vancouver – the parade begins at the Armoury at 9:20 and the ceremonies take place at Victoria Park from 10:30 until 11:30 am.
    • Richmond – a parade and ceremony starting at 10:20 am at the Cenotaph by Richmond City Hall at 6911 Minoru Blvd. Click Richmond Remembrance Day Ceremony for more details.
    • Surrey – ceremonies and family-friendly activities at the Cenotaph by the Surrey Museum in Cloverdale at 17710 56A Avenue from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.
    • Vancouver – a parade and ceremony at the Victory Square Cenotaph at the corner of West Hastings and Cambie Street starting at 10 am.

In addition to the above, there are also over two dozen other Remembrance Day events taking place throughout the Lower Mainland in the morning of November 11th including on the North Shore, in Burnaby, the Fraser Valley and other places in Metro Vancouver.

For a more complete list of event venues and additional information click Vancouver Remembrance Day or the icon below.

Remembrance Day Weekend Activities

Other Weekend Events

Other events taking place on the Remembrance Day Weekend include the following Saturday events:

  • Vancouver Train Expo – a model train exhibition at the PNE Forum at 2901 East Hastings Street from 10 am to 6 pm. Tickets are $6-$12 depending on your age, or $30 for a family.
  • Vancouver Giants Hockey – against Prince George at the Langley Events Centre.
  • Farmers Markets
    • Riley Park Farmers Market – dozens of artisan and fresh produce vendors at Vancouver’s weekly Saturday market at Nat Bailey Stadium at 4601 Ontario Street from 10 am until 2 pm.
    • Abbotsford Farm & Country Market – a farmers market from 9 am to 1 pm at the intersection of Montrose Avenue and George Ferguson Way in downtown Abbotsford.
  • Craft Fairs
    • Circle Craft Market – a Christmas market with over 300 Canadian artists and artisans at the Vancouver Convention Centre on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This is a great place to support local artists, get a start on your Christmas shopping and admire all kinds of crafty creations.
    • Kickoff to Kristmas Kraft Fair – at the Abbotsford Exhibition Park in the AgriRec Building from 10 to 6 pm. (To be confirmed.)

Also on the Remembrance Day Weekend, but on the Sunday, are the following events:

  • Vancouver Train Expo – a model train exhibition at the PNE Forum at 2901 East Hastings Street from 10 am to 5 pm. Tickets are $6-$12 depending on your age, or $30 for a family.
  • Vancouver Giants Hockey – against Prince George at the Langley Events Centre.
  • Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market – Vancouver’s weekly Sunday market at the Hastings Skatepark by the PNE between 10 am and 2 pm. Free parking and admission.
  • Circle Craft Market – a Christmas market with over 300 Canadian artists and artisans at the Vancouver Convention Centre on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This is a great place to support local artists, get a start on your Christmas shopping and admire all kinds of crafty creations. (Note: On the Sunday at 11 am there will be a moment of silence and then bagpipes played to commemorate the importance of the day.)

Best Places in Autumn

For other events taking place this month check out the November Calendar.

To see what’s happening next month see the December Calendar.