Vancouver Christmas Market
Back for its 7 year, “the Vancouver Christmas Market” is filled with lots of holiday activities like holiday treats, a Christmas carousel, pictures with Santa and gingerbread decorating.
When: November 21-December 24
Where: Jack Poole Plaza 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC.
Ice Skating At Robson Square
Ice skating at Robson Square has been a Vancouver tradition since the rink reopened in 2009. Skaters can skate for free if they have their own skates but there are skates to rent too.
When: December 1- February 28
Where: 800 Robson Street, Vancouver (Robson & Howe)
Enchant Christmas Light Maze and Market
The world’s largest Christmas maze is in Vancouver for its first year. Over 55,000 sq. ft. of lit
up sculptures are arranged, Along with the maze, Enchant features a market with over 40 local vendors and 12 food trucks.
When: November 25th– December 31st
Where: 1st and Crowe Street, in-between the Cambie Street Bridge and Olympic Village
Bright Nights at Stanley Park
During the holiday season, the Bright Nights Christmas Train at Stanley Park sparkle with three million twinkling Christmas lights. Not only is it a fun holiday time for the family, a portion of the money from ticket sale go to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund.
When: November 28th– December 26th
Where: Pipeline Road in Stanley Park
Peak of Christmas
The Peak of Christmas is a popular annual tradition for all ages. Santa Claus, reindeer, sleigh rides, gingerbread house displays, ice skating and other holiday fun is guaranteed.
When: November 25 – January 2
Where: Grouse Mountain
Celebrate Christmas at the Capilano Suspension Bridge with tons oftwinkling lights, see the world’s tallest Christmas tree and decorate gingerbread cookies. New this year is ‘Fireflies’,
lighting display in the rainforest. You can see the illusion of fireflies with giant flashlights.
When: November 24-January 8
Where: Capilano Suspension Bridge
Festival of Lights
See the VanDusen Botanical Gardens filled with over one million bright lights, including a new
carousel and dancing lights show on Livingstone Lake
When: December 1- January 2
Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Polar Express in 4D
Watch the polar express in 4D this holiday season at the Vancouver Aquarium. A 20 minute adventure with the simulation of being on a train, falling snow and the delectable scent of hot chocolate
When: November 24- January 1
Where: Vancouver Aquarium
Christmas at FlyOver Canada
FlyOver Canada is changing their presentation into a holiday blast. Have fun helping Santa Claus search for his missing elves during a flight across Canada, and onwards to the North Pole.
When: December 1-January 5
Where: Canada Place
Carol Ships Parade Of Light
Back for another year, Vancouver’s Annual Parade of Light is a festival where different boats and ships coast in Coal Harbour decked out in Christmas lights and holiday music.
When: December 2 – December 17
Where: Coal Harbour, Vancouver
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