February Festivals in Metro Vancouver

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Celebrate the best of the winter season in Metro Vancouver with the following festivals taking place in February:

Jan 29-Feb 14. Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival. Over 20 of Vancouver’s best cafés and restaurants offer limited edition hot chocolates—past flavours have included ginger hot chocolate, Mexican hot chocolate infused with hibiscus, and hazelnut hot chocolate served with Crown Royal whiskey marshmallows. hotchocolatefest.com

Feb 1-Mar 31. Chinese Lantern Festival. Hastings Park. pne.ca/lanternfest

Feb 14-23. JFL NorthWest Comedy Festival. Stand-up comedy performances, live podcast recordings, improv shows and breakout performances. Headliners include: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Howie Mandel. Various locations. jflnorthwest.com

Feb 22-24. Winter Jazz on Granville Island. Three days of free concerts. granvilleisland.com

Feb 22-Mar 3.  Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. Ten days celebrating mountain film, sports and culture. vimff.org

Feb 23-Mar 3. Vancouver International Wine Festival. Featuring wines from all over the world. $80+. vanwinefest.ca