Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Lights Up Downtown

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If you’re looking for an event to kickstart the holiday season, look no further than the 11th annual Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting celebration happening this Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Vancouver Art Gallery (750 Hornby Street).

This free festival is a highlight for kids of all ages and includes music, crafts, free hot chocolate and cookies. In addition, Santa will be there to help light the trees (there will be four in total)!

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Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Lights Up Downtown

Last Call for Vancouver Holiday Attractions

Photo credit: Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge

During the holiday build up, it’s always a scramble to gather friends and family and make it out to the Christmas attractions before the big day. Luckily, most holiday attractions stay open through New Year’s Day, providing a great weekend outing for anyone who wants to hang onto the Christmas spirit just a little bit longer.

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Last Call for Vancouver Holiday Attractions