Fall Shop Hop

This Thursday October 20th


Shop Hop is coming, this Thursday October 20th! With 45 shops staying open till 9pm and many with in-store specials, prepare to Shop till you Drop!

Discover why Gastown was named one of the most stylish neighbourhoods in the world. Independent boutiques line the streets, bringing exclusive labels and local designers together to create a distinct shopping destination. Each season, the style savvy make their way to Gastown for the latest looks, finding an unmatched selection of inspired designs for men and women.

The Gastown Shop Hop is a unique social-shopping experience. For one night only, retailers are open their doors until 9pm to showcase the latest looks for stylish locals. Think eyewear, accessories, shoes and everything in-between, as well décor boutiques that have everything you need to ensure your home is as well dressed as you are. It’s a chance to mix, mingle and maybe reinvent your style.

Click for a list of participating shops.


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Ruth Jones – Master Loom Weaver Demonstration

Inform Interiors

Where: 50 Water st

When: October 20th, 5 to 7pm

RSVP: [email protected]

We invite you to explore with us the romantic and hypnotic practice of tapestry creation.

On October 20th, we will have a living display in our front window. Ruth Jones, an accomplished tapestry artist who works in the Aubusson tradition and has recently received a commission from Stirling Castle, will be conducting a weaving demonstration on her loom. There will also be a presentation from 5 to 7pm. As a weaver she feels she has a commonality with all weavers of all nations, especially those of the Northwest Coast, who, she says, “look at me as someone who is practicing a craft that is part of their tradition as well.” She weaves images that are sometimes political, sometimes spiritual, sometimes both, but always supreme examples of her technical virtuosity. One such tapestry is on permanent display at the Museum of Anthropology.

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Happy Hour at La Mezcaleria

La Mezcaleria Gastown (68 E Cordova St) is now serving Happy Hour with new specials.

Happy Hour specials are available from Tuesdays to Sundays from 3:00PM to 6:00PM.

Choose from wine and beer specials including a tasty Paloma as well as food specials such as Ceviche Calljero and Quesito Fundido.

Menu here.

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The Lost Souls of Gastown

Every night from Oct 17th – Oct 31st
– Cathedral Square

A Gothic theatre adventure on Vancouver’s oldest streets: The Gruesome Murder of John Bray

Tickets here.

Venture into Vancouver’s earliest and most gruesome history this Halloween season on the Lost Souls of Gastown – a dramatic, gothic, and deeply atmospheric 90 minute walking tour led by one of Forbidden Vancouver’s cast of actors. This year, each storyteller shares two new tales, not told in previous years. You might hear the story of Jiangshi, the hopping ghost, the heart-wrenching tale of the woman in the well, or the little-known story of Captain George Vancouver’s sad demise.

Tickets are $25 for an adult. Or $22 for a student or senior. Tours sell out during Halloween so please book early to avoid disappointment. This experience is not recommended for children.

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Guilt & Co.

Sat. October 22, 2016

Show: 10pm

Are you ready for the Best Night Ever? Self-described as a group of jazz nerds and metal aficionados playing pop music – you are in for a treat whenever these gents hit the stage! The perfect blend of sophisticated chops and infections grooves – these boys will have you dancing into the wee hours! Check out one of their Guilt & Co performance’s HERE

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Yung JAke


Thursday October 20th 8pm

Multi Room Art and Music experience

Yung JAke – {Music Performance and digital art show}


Highlighter Blacklight drawing Art Room.

Glow in the dark cee-lo games + Fomo Sqaud

Tickets available online for $10 (plus s/c) at ticketweb.ca

Direct ticket link: https://goo.gl/lNukQt

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Radiant Human x Nouvelle Nouvelle
Oct 21th – Oct 23rd
$45 per portrait

Friday 11-7
Saturday 11-7
Sunday 12-5

Reserve a time slot through our website for any of the days.


Nouvelle Nouvelle
(Gastown Location)
209 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

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