CANYON LIGHTS AT CAPILANO SUSPENSION BRIDGE
Celebrate Canyon Lights, A Winter Festival November 23, 2017 to January 28, 2018. Re-capture the feeling of wonder and excitement of the holiday season and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park. The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment.
Date: Nov 23rd until Jan 28th
Time: 11am – 9pm
Location: Capilano Suspension Bridge
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VANDUSEN GARDEN’S FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018. Take the perfect holiday Instagram and share it with #vandusenFOL. All tickets include a free ride on the carousel!
Date: Dec 1st until Jan 7th
Time: 4:30pm – 10:00pm
Location: Vandusen Gardens
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VANCOUVER CHRISTMAS MARKET
A beloved holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, the Vancouver Christmas Market features more than 75 huts of authentic, German sweets, treats, and treasures. The signature yuletide celebration returns for 2017 to its expansive seaside site at Jack Poole Plaza ~ home of the Olympic Cauldron.
Date: Nov 22nd until Dec 24th
Time: 11am – 9pm
Location: Jack Poole Plaza
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GLOW
Glow is a crafted and curated Christmas event for the entire family. Bring together the people you love and explore our four Christmas-themed light gardens. Take a stroll through our musical light tunnel, where you’ll feel the warmth and wonder of the Christmas season, under the glow of over 500,000 lights.
Date: Nov 21st to Dec 30th
Time: 4pm – 10pm
Location: 6690 216th St. Langley, BC
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NORTH VANCOUVER HOLIDAY BAZAAR
We’re coming back for our 4th Annual North Vancouver Holiday Bazaar, happening November 18 and 19, 2017 as well as December 2 and 3, 2017. We’ll be open all days from 10 am to 4 pm, and admission will only be $3.  Just like previous years, the first 100 guests get in free – and on our opening day, that only takes an average of 16 minutes!  So gather your friends, mark your calendars, and plan on joining us nice and early on any of those mornings to ensure you get in free!
Date: Dec 2nd – 3rd
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Carson Graham Secondary School
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BRIGHT NIGHTS IN STANLEY PARK
During the holiday season, the Bright Nights Christmas Train and Stanley Park Train Plaza sparkle with three million twinkling lights. Buy tickets to ride the Bright Nights Train and experience the lights, breathtaking displays, and live performers along the train route. Or view the displays at the Train Plaza by donation ($5.00 suggested). Your donations at the front gate and a portion of ticket sales go to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund. $1.4 million has been raised to help burn survivors and their families since 1998.
Date: Nov 30th to Jan 6th
Time: Various Times
Location: Stanley Park
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FLY ACROSS CANADA CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE
Fly with Santa and his elves on a magical flight across Canada and on to the North Pole! After meeting some of Santa’s elves, Chestnut and Pinecone, you’ll join them as they take flight across Canada looking for their fellow elves. You may even get a sneak peek of Santa’s Workshop as you soar over the North Pole.
Date: Nov 23rd until Jan 7th
Times: Various Times
Location: 999 Canada Place
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PEAK OF CHRISTMAS AT GROUSE MOUNTAIN
Gently falling, sparkling flakes. Twinkling lights. Whipped topping on a warm drink. Frosted branches. A snowy beard on a jolly elf. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas. Access to the Peak of Christmas is included with your Annual Local’s Pass, Y2Play or Winter Season Pass as well as regular Alpine Experience tickets.
Date: Nov 24th to Jan 7th
Time: Various
Location: Grouse Mountain
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NUTCRACKER PRESENTED BY BALLET BC
It wouldn’t be the holidays without the Nutcracker. Alberta Ballet’s production with choreography by Edmund Stripe and sets and costumes designed by Emmy Awardwinning designer Zack Brown, “sparkles like a Fabergé egg…” says the Vancouver Sun.
Whether you’re beginning a new holiday tradition, or revisiting an old favourite, you’ll be enthralled by Clara’s escapades with her Nutcracker Prince. When Clara’s Christmas gift comes to life and defeats the evil Mouse King, she’s whisked away to a magical kingdom, where the Sugar Plum Fairy reigns.
Date: Dec 28th, 29th & 30th
Time: Various Times
Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
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ROBSON SQUARE ICE RINK
This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun. Robson Square’s outdoor skating rink will open to the public at 2:00pm on December 1, 2017. Come and celebrate winter in style with free skating in the heart of downtown Vancouver. It’s a magical place to enjoy the holidays with your friends, family and loved ones.
Date: Dec 1st until end of Feb
Time: Various Times
Location: Robson Square
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