10 Family-Friendly Winter Adventures Around Vancouver

Taking a ski lesson on Grouse Mountain

Family ski lessons on Grouse Mountain. Photo: Destination Vancouver/Grouse Mountain

Take your family on an outdoor adventure this winter. Keep your kids entertained with fun activities like sledding, hiking, skiing, eagle-watching and more. Here are our picks for the best family-friendly things to do in Vancouver this winter.

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10 Family-Friendly Winter Adventures Around Vancouver

Accessibility at Vancouver Holiday Attractions

Photo: Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

As a time of togetherness and celebration, the holidays should be accessible to everyone who wishes to participate in its events and activities. In Vancouver, popular holiday attractions are working hard to further accessibility and inclusion.

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Accessibility at Vancouver Holiday Attractions

Just For Laughs Vancouver Returns with a Star-Studded Line Up February 16-25, 2023

Back with the best in comedy, Just For Laughs VANCOUVER, in association with SiriusXM Canada, returns with the festival bringing many of today’s biggest names in comedy to venues around Vancouver, running from February 16- 25, 2023. Continue reading:
Just For Laughs Vancouver Returns with a Star-Studded Line Up February 16-25, 2023

Celebrate the Holiday Season with Fleurs de Villes NOËL, Vancouver’s Only Festive Floral Trail

Hot on the heels of its 2022 global FEMMES tour, Canada’s leading and globally-renowned bespoke floral show Fleurs de Villes is thrilled to return to Vancouver for its 4th annual NOËLshow—a free, 10-day celebration along Vancouver’s favourite downtown shopping streets, featuring 50 festive floral displays created by some of Vancouver’s top floral talent.

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Celebrate the Holiday Season with Fleurs de Villes NOËL, Vancouver’s Only Festive Floral Trail

December 2022 Vancouver Hike of the Month: Sasamat Lake and Woodhaven Swamp

A man in a yellow coat stands on a floating dock at Sasamat Lake near Vancouver

Photo: Kelen Loewen/Unsplash

The easy hike in təmtəmíxʷtən/Belcarra Regional Park is a great option for December since it avoids snow. In the summer, Sasamat Lake is a busy beach destination, but in winter, you might get it all to yourself.

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December 2022 Vancouver Hike of the Month: Sasamat Lake and Woodhaven Swamp

10 Places for a Sumptuous Holiday Meal in Vancouver

Photo: Notch8’s Festive Afternoon Tea

One of the rites of December is nearly upon us: gathering with family and friends over a lavish holiday meal. Restaurants in the city are dreaming up menus for afternoon teas, brunch buffets, and multicourse dinners for celebrating the festive season.

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10 Places for a Sumptuous Holiday Meal in Vancouver

10 Tips for Safe Winter Hiking in Vancouver

Two people snowshoeing at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver

Snowshoeing at Grouse Mountain. Photo: Destination Vancouver/Kindred & Scout

With snow in the mountains, winter is a magical time to hike in Vancouver. But cold weather and short days mean you need to take some precautions. Follow these tips for safe winter hiking.

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10 Tips for Safe Winter Hiking in Vancouver