25 Places to Enjoy Christmas Lights Around Vancouver in 2022

Lights at Lafarge in Coquitlam

Lights at Lafarge in Coquitlam. Photo: Tourism Coquitlam

Celebrate the season with thousands of twinkling lights. Check out 25 places to enjoy outdoor Christmas lights around Vancouver in 2022.

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25 Places to Enjoy Christmas Lights Around Vancouver in 2022

5 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver in Winter 2022/23

Two women tightening their skates on a bench next to the skating pond at Grouse Mountain.

Photo: Destination Vancouver/Kindred & Scout

Our winters in Vancouver never get that cold, so it isn’t usually safe to skate on frozen ponds. But you can still skate outdoors on five different ice rinks that pop up each winter. Here’s where to skate outdoors in winter 2022/23.

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5 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver in Winter 2022/23

9 Ways to Get Outdoors in Langley

Biking in Derby Reach Regional Park in Langley

Biking in Derby Reach Regional Park. Photo: Metro Vancouver

From strolls beside the mighty Fraser River to a heart-pumping parkour course, there are lots of ways to get outdoors in Langley. Visit farms, nature parks, a historic site, and lots more.

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9 Ways to Get Outdoors in Langley

Head to the Farmer’s Market This Winter in Vancouver

Vegetables at a farmers' market

Photo: Shelley Pauls/Unsplash

With cooler weather on the way, many of Vancouver’s farmers’ markets are done for the year. But don’t worry: you can keep shopping for local veggies, baked goods, crafts, and artisan products all winter at these local farmers’ markets.

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Head to the Farmer’s Market This Winter in Vancouver

7 Ways to Get Outdoors in Delta

Viewing platform at Deas Island Regional Park

Wildlife viewing platform at Deas Island Regional Park. Photo: Metro Vancouver Regional Parks

Surrounded by the Fraser River and the Pacific Ocean, Delta has lots of great places to experience the outdoors. Ride your bike, take a nature walk, go bird watching, and lots more.

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7 Ways to Get Outdoors in Delta

Get Off the Beaten Path in Stanley Park

A beaver swimming amongst reeds

Beaver. Photo: Svetozar Cenisev/Unsplash

Tourists and locals flock to Stanley Park to enjoy famous landmarks like the Seawall, the Vancouver Aquarium, and the totem poles. But Stanley Park has lots of hidden gems waiting to be discovered if you get off the beaten path.

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Get Off the Beaten Path in Stanley Park

8 Ways to Get Outdoors in Surrey

Green Timbers Urban Forest in Surrey from above

Green Timbers Urban Forest. Photo: BC Bird Trail/Discover Surrey

With rivers, ocean, and pockets of forest, Surrey has lots of opportunities for outdoor adventures. Explore hiking trails, ride your bike beside the ocean, or watch salmon return to spawn. Here are 8 ways to get outdoors in Surrey.

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8 Ways to Get Outdoors in Surrey