Under the Boardwalk – Deer Lake Park

Deer Lake Park Photo: Flickr Ann Hung

Home to the Burnaby Art Gallery, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby Village Museum and Century Gardens, Deer Lake Park has much to offer. This cultural hub, perhaps best known for the historic village and the C.W. Parker Carousel is a family favourite, especially during the holidays. Of course, my passion for nature and all things green always leads me to the great outdoors, so you can imagine my surprise and delight in discovering a scenic and relatively secluded nature trail around the lake.

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Under the Boardwalk – Deer Lake Park

Vancouver Christmas Market Opens This Friday

Photo credit: Vancouver Christmas Market

The fourth annual Vancouver Christmas Market opens this Friday. The authentic German Christmas market houses more than fifty traditional wooden booths, with vendors selling delicious food items, drinks, treats, and unique Christmas gifts, decorations and handcrafted goods. Along with seasonal music, authentic folk groups, and carousel rides, the Vancouver Christmas Market offers a special cultural oasis in the heart of downtown Vancouver.

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Vancouver Christmas Market Opens This Friday