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11 Holiday Things-to-Do in December

Our holiday guide has something for everyone --especially for the kids!

Vancouver is all dressed up, and we hope you have a very Merry Winter Wonderland!



Dec 20 - Celebrate the Longest Night

Celebrate Winter Solstice along with these fun activities: Roast marshmallows, create a lantern to light up the night, fire wishes, meet the Frost Fairy, story telling, drumming and more

Location: Richmond Nature Park 11851 Westminster Highway, at No. 5 Road.

Time: 1-4pm

Admission: By Donation Link: Richmond Parks Programs


Now to Jan 2 - Heritage Christmas

Photostop with Reindeer and Sleigh, Scavenger hunts, Christmas baking, Theatre performances wooden toy making, and more

Admission: Free, Carousel Rides $2.50 (all proceeds benefit the Burnaby Christmas Bureau)

View daily schedule of events: Burnaby Village Museum


Now - Jan 4 - Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park 

View over 3 million bright lights to bright up the night, special live performer, and holiday decorations!!

For tickets and more info: Bright Nights Christmas Train


Nov 20 - Jan 4 - Festival of Trees

Vote for your favourite Christmas tree

Location: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver & Pacific Centre

Suggested Donation: $2+ (Proceeds benefit the BC Children's Hospital)

Read more: BC Children's Hospital Foundation


Nov 22 - Dec 24- Vancouver Christmas Market

Ride Vancouver's only Christmas Carousel, participate in Scavenger Hunts, find one-of-a kind holiday treats, delicate ornaments, decorate your own gingerbread man!

Link: Vancouver Christmas Market 


Dec 13 & Dec 20 - Christmas lights at Trinity street, Vancouver

Enjoy all the extravagant Christmas festive houses!

Link: Trinity Street Christmas Light Festival 


Dec 4 - Jan 1 - Hyatt Regency Hotel - Gingerbread Lane

Visit the amazing display of locally made Gingerbread Houses at the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Vote for your favourite Gingerbread House!

Proceeds benefits the Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon

Link: Make-A-Wish BC


Dec 5 - Jan 6 - Fly Over Canada Christmas Edition

A 4D experience across Canada and to the North Pole!!

Christmas spirit, decorations, & festive food!

Time: Open daily 10am - 9pm

Get your tickets online: Fly Over Canada


Dec 10 - Jan 4 - 30th Anniversary at VanDusen Botanical Garden Festival of Lights

Over 1 million lights displayed! Watch the Dancing Lights show right on the lake, Scandinavian Gnomes Performances, Shadow Puppet Show, visit Make-A-Wish Room of Joy by Vancouver Lego Club, take photos with Santa and much more. 

Link: Festival of Lights


Dec 13 - 31 - Christmas at Canada Place 

Walk down memory lane with Woodward's Windows, make a reindeer headband, Rudolph's theatre, write a letter to Santa

Admission: Free

Time: Daily 12 - 6pm

Link: Christmas at Canada Place


Dec 16 - Light Up the Night - Chanukah of Vancouver

Surprise performances, hot cocoa, latkes and donuts!

Time: 6:00pm

Link: Light Up the Night

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