What to Do in Vancouver in January

Happy New Year! With the turn of the calendar, we once again welcome the air of a fresh start and new intentions for the months ahead, in whatever ways might work for each of us. For those of you hoping to get out of the house and into the city a little more, perhaps by watching a game, live performance, or other attraction, our wonderful Concierge team has once again compiled their monthly list of happenings around Vancouver for you! A few festivities from the holidays trickle into this month: Mean Girls is at the Queen Elizabeth, Jerry Seinfeld is in town, hockey is on, and the Harlem Globetrotters are on their 2024 world tour, so there’s a little something for everyone!

No matter what you do, the Fairmont Waterfront team hopes this year brings each of you joy and fulfillment in all of your endeavors. Here’s to 2024! Let’s make it great.


The Infinite: An Immersive Experience
Dates: Through until January 14th
Embark on a VR journey through space
Location: ROCKY MOUNTAINEER – Vancouver Station, 1755 Cottrell Street
Transportation required, dates may be extended

Canyon Lights
Dates: November 17-January 21
Location: Capilano Suspension Bridge
Tickets available through your concierge

VanDusen Festival of Lights
Dates: November 24- January 7, 2024
Location: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Tickets are available exclusively online for a designated time entry. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit vandusenfestivaloflights.ca

Holiday Lights at Granville Island
Dates: November 12 through early January.
Location: Granville Island
Note: If you go between around 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm, you can see all the Christmas lights but also shop while the market and all the stores are still open. Please note Granville Island is closed on Mondays throughout January


Mean Girls
Dates: January 23-28
Tina Fey’s Drama Desk award-winning Broadway musical, based on the 2004 Lindsay Lohan film, Mean Girls
Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Mike Birbiglia (Comedian)
Dates: January 19-20
Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Jerry Seinfeld (Comedian)
Dates: January 5-6
Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre


Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes
Date: January 18
Location: Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: January 20
Location: Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. Chicago Blackhawks
Date: January 22
Location: Rogers Arena

Vancouver Canucks vs. St. Louis Blues
Date: January 24
Location: Rogers Arena

Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour
Date: January 24
Location: Pacific Coliseum (East Vancouver)

Vancouver Canucks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
January 27
Location: Rogers Arena

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