Vancouver Christmas Activities
Christmas Activities In Vancouver
December is quickly approaching and our elves have put together a nice list of local Christmas activities to get you in the festive spirit.
1) The Christmas Store At Potter’s
Potter’s - 19158 48th Avenue, Surrey
November 1 - December 24
The largest Christmas store in Western Canada is located right here in the Lower Mainland - and it's a 28,000 square foot holiday wonderland of magical Yuletide ideas. Give yourself plenty of time to check out the cornucopia of 50,000 shimmering tree decorations, the sparkling array of eye-popping festive lights, and the dizzying menu of garlands, wreaths, and interior flourishes carefully chosen to turn your humble home into a festive palace.
2) Vancouver Christmas Market
Jack Poole Plaza - 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
November 13 - December 24
Ticket pricing depends on age (FREE - $17)
Purchase online for a better price
Echoing the festive allure of traditional German Christmas markets, Vancouver's version has become a seasonal must see for locals and visitors. Drop by for friendly artisan vendors tucked into little wooden huts, toe-tapping live music, and a chance to meet the Jolly Old Elf himself.
904 Granville Street, Vancouver
November 19 - December 31
Tickets: $17 - $21
Get yourself in a chestnut-warming holiday mood with a festive-hugging visit to this unique Christmas-themed pop-up bar, located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Your admission ticket includes a lip-smacking Yuletide drink plus entry to an immersive grotto brimming with baubles, bows, hanging trees, and a full menu of selfie-ready festive details.
4) Capilano Christmas Lights
Capilano Suspension Bridge - 3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver
November 20 - January 23
Ticket pricing depends on age (FREE - $55)
North Vancouver's iconic elevated hot spot has never looked better - studded with twinkling fairy lights like a shimmering necklace strung across the vast, tree-lined canyon. The lights spill over into the rest of the park as well, which means gem-like additions to the Cliffwalk and surrounding trees. There's also live seasonal music, family-friendly activities, and a walk-through light tunnel - plus a festive gaggle of eight fairy-lit Douglas firs that are reputed to be the largest Christmas trees in the world.
5) Bright Nights In Stanley Park
Stanley Park - 690 Pipeline Road, Vancouver
November 26 - January 2
Train Tickets: $6 - $13
Marking its 25th anniversary in 2021, this beloved family-friendly festive attraction is back with an in-person event this year! Start with the plaza of curated Christmas illuminations, then hop on the smile-triggering train ride which weaves through a woodland landscape of twinkling Yuletide displays. Make sure you wrap up warmly, but keep in mind that there are food and beverage trucks on site if you need to warm-up and/or refuel.