Vancouver Santa Claus Parade is Coming to Town this Weekend

Santa Claus Parade 2017

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Santa Claus really is coming to town this weekend in Downtown Vancouver! On December 3, 2017 Vancouver will play host to the annual Santa Claus ParadeΒ being held at noon on Sunday.

The parade is the largest Christmas parade celebrated in Western Canada and is a free, family-fun event. It also doubles as a food and fundraising event for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and the CKNW Orphans’ Fund, making it a great event to kick off the holiday season!

The weather forecast is looking promising for Sunday, so hopefully the sun will shine down on the parade!

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Vancouver Santa Claus Parade is Coming to Town this Weekend

Yule Duel Carolling Competition Returns to Gastown December 7

Yule Duel 2017 Vancouver

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The streets of Gastown will be alive with the sound of music this Thursday, December 7, 2017 for a unique carolling experience. The evening plays host to the third annual Yule Duel, an outdoor event that pits dozens of local choirs in a street-carolling competition along Water Street.

The choirs perform around Gastown a selection of new and classic songs in a variety of styles. You are invited to sing along as the best in show go head-to-head in a series of sing-offs and cheer on your favourites as they compete for awards from the celebrity judges. Think: Pitch Perfect but in real life!

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Yule Duel Carolling Competition Returns to Gastown December 7