Top 5 Festive things to do in Vancouver


Bright Nights in Stanley Park

This tradition is one that is lasted over the years! It is for kids and adults a like. There are over a million lights that have helped turn Stanley park into a magical holiday forest. The train takes passengers into an epic winter wonderland. While your there don’t forget to check out the parade of trees, visit Santa, and enjoy all that Stanley Park has to offer in the wintertime!


The Nutcracker Downtown Vancouver

This is probably one of the most Christmassy ballets around! You not only get to dress to impress when attending this ballet, it is full of good feelings and amazing pageantry. It’s great to see the theatre all dressed up, surrounded by beautiful Christmas décor. Supporting the arts is also huge, and its win! You have to check the nutcracker this winter season.



This is the largest light maze in BC, maybe even the world! It also hosts an epic market, and is home to delicious food trucks! Located under the Cambie street bridge in Vancouver this breathtaking array of lights is a must see if you’re in town this winter season! Be sure to get your tickets in advance as it is known to be sold out!


Robson Square

This year Robson Square is home to the giant Christmas tree! Not only can you skate for free under the dome, you can also bask in the glory of the amazingly decorated and lit up Christmas trees that have found their new home at Robson Square. A Favourite past time has been skating in that dome since the 2010 Olympics. Be sure to check it out, especially if you’re on a tight budget!


Peak of Grouse Mountain

We’re big fans of twinkly lights! The Peak at grouse not only has a beautiful ice skating rink, a Christmas light walk surrounds it, which is the perfect backdrop for that instagram photo! Take the gondola up and see all that Grouse has to offer in the wintertime!


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