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10 Activities To Do Over The Holidays


Stanley Park Bright Nights

What to expect: Over the holiday season, the Bright Nights Christmas Train and Stanley Park Plaza sparkle with three million twinkling lights.  Grab a Hot Chocolate or Apple Cider for the train ride or while walking around the plaza.

When:  Thursday, November 26, 2015 to Saturday, January 2, 2016 and is closed on Friday, December 25 for Christmas.

Where: Stanley Park, Vancouver.

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge

What to expect: The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment. See the world’s tallest living Christmas tree, go on a Snowy Owl Prowl, decorate gingerbread cookies and make your own Christmas card (by donation) in the Winter Pavilion, and sing-along with the holiday band.

When: November 27, 2015 - January 3, 2016, Closed Christmas Day.

Where: 3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver.

Burnaby Village Museum

What to expect:Walk around the village to see all of the Holiday lights and decorations, pop in to various shows and ride the carousel.

When: November 21, 2015 - January 1, 2016.

Where:6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby.

Vancouver Christmas Market

What to expect: Delisous food, drinks, entertainment and an array of Christmas gifts.

When: November 21, 2015 - December 24, 2015.

Where:650 Hamilton St, Vancouver.

Christmas at Canada Place 

What to expect: Beautiflul Woodward's winder dislplay, arts & crafts, Rudolfs Theatre, Avenue of Christmas Trees and more.

When: December 12 - 30, 2015 (Closed December 24 & 25).

Where: Canada Place on the Canadian Trial (West Promenade).

Festival of Lights at VanDusen Garden

What to expect: A magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Garden. Walk through the gardens to see interactive themed areas and enjoy the Dancing Lights show on Livingstone Lake, the gnome performance and the Vancouver Public Library's Tales for a Winter's Night.

When: December 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015.

Where: 5251 Oak St, Vancouver.

The Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

What to expect: Vancouver's North Pole where you can have breakfast with Santa, visit his workshop or vote for your favourite creation in the SOS Children's Gingerbread Village. 

When: Novermber 27, 2015 - Janurary 4, 2016.

Where: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver.

Spirit of Christmas at Sea to Sky Gondola

What to expect: Experience the beauty of the surrounding snow-capped mountains and explore the pristine outdoors by taking a walk or a by snowshoeing on our trails, tubing or, for the experienced, back-country skiing. Indoors, join us in the decorated Summit Lodge for scheduled holiday performances and events throughout the month December.

When: December 4, 2015 - January 3, 2016.

Where:36800 BC-99, Squamish, BC.

Carol Ships Parade of Lights

What to expect: Watch on shore as boats sail by.  On peak evenings, this holiday tradition has grown to more than 50 decorated boats, with in excess of 100,000 lights, and carries over 30,000 people during the month of December festival.

When: Saturday, December 12th, Friday, December 18th and Saturday, December 19th.

Where: See website here for specific sailing times in your area.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

What to expect: A visit from Saint Nick himself, Live music and a DJ, A festive sing-along, Costume prizes for the Ugliest Sweater, Most Original Sweater, Best Moustache, and Group Costume and Mistletoe and milk & cookies.

When: Friday, December 18, 2015.

Where: Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville St, Vancouver.

A Reminder For Our Clients


What to Expect:

A free hot dog and drink for everyone!

Free skate rental available (but we encourage you to bring your own if you have them…and the little ones might want to bring a helmet)

Face painters will be back by popular demand

Draw for prizes!!!

When: Sunday January 3, 2016 12pm -4pm

Where: Coquitlam Rec Centre

Call us for your tickets!

We look forward to your attendance during this festive season. It is our way of expressing our appreciation to you and your family.

~ The Christies