Christmas in Vancouver: The Inside and Outside Guide

CREDIT:Bob Frid 2016 – Fly Over Canada

We all know how Vancouver’s winter weather works: one day it’s blue skies and sun and the next could mean drenching rain or bone-chilling cold. But so long as you’re dressed for any eventuality––and you have a good plan B––there’s no need to hide indoors with endless mugs of hot chocolate.

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Christmas in Vancouver: The Inside and Outside Guide

Party with favourite Disney and Pixar characters on ice in Mickey’s Search Party

Forty of your favourite characters cavort on the ice and with the audience in Disney on Ice: Mickey’s Search Party. Along with the old Disney standby crew (Mickey, Minnie et al), Moana, Belle (from Beauty and the Beast) and even the ever-lovin’ Green Army Men from the Toy Story movies are in on the action. Find out more about this multi-media spectacular, which comes to the Pacific Coliseum Nov. 28-Dec. 1, below.

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Party with favourite Disney and Pixar characters on ice in Mickey’s Search Party

Santa claus is coming to town… This Dec 1st, Telus presents the Vancouver Santa Claus Parade!

TELUS Santa claus parade 2019

Image courtesy of TELUS presents the Vancouver Santa Claus Parade

The unofficial kick-off for the holiday season is just around the corner when the 16th annual TELUS presents the Vancouver Santa Claus Parade will be taking place in downtown.

To get you into the festive spirit, the family-favourite event will feature more than 40 marching bands, choirs, festive floats, and community groups… as well as a special float for Santa himself!

The event will be taking place Sunday, December 1st, and includes a few fun surprises!

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Santa claus is coming to town… This Dec 1st, Telus presents the Vancouver Santa Claus Parade!

Find Your Holiday Spirit at the Vancouver Christmas Market

Vancouver Christmas Market

Photo: Vancouver Christmas Market

The Vancouver Christmas Market is back for another year of festive cheer November 20th to December 24th at Jack Poole Plaza. Get into the holiday spirit at a unique event that combines Old and New World holiday traditions!

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Find Your Holiday Spirit at the Vancouver Christmas Market

Christmas for Free in Metro Vancouver

Gingerbread Lane at the Hyatt Regency. PHOTO CREDIT: John Lee.

The Christmas season is all about spending. But I’m not talking about money; I’m talking about spending quality time with friends and family. The bottom line is there’s no need to max out your credit cards if you’re looking for festive fun in and around our city––you just need to know where those experiences are. Continue reading:
Christmas for Free in Metro Vancouver

Share Joy and Sparkle at the VanDusen Festival of Lights

VanDusen festival of lights

Are you ready to jump into the holiday season? Mark your calendars to share the joy and wonder of the VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights sparkling around VanDusen Botanical Garden from November 30 to January 5.

A beloved holiday season event for Vancouverites, the Festival of Lights is back for another year of holiday cheer. I’ve been attending since I was a child, and it’s 100% my favourite holiday season tradition. Here’s what to expect for 2019!

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Share Joy and Sparkle at the VanDusen Festival of Lights

Halloween at the Vancouver Aquarium: Half-Price Admission for Costumed Kids

With plenty of spook-tacular creatures (like sharks, spiders, snakes, bats and jellyfish), the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise® initiative, is the perfect place to kick-start your Halloween celebrations. Continue reading:
Halloween at the Vancouver Aquarium: Half-Price Admission for Costumed Kids