It’s holiday season and it’s packed with great events! Check out what’s happening around Vancouver!
As always, if there’s an event you’d like to share, please fill in this form.
Where: Strange Fellows Brewing
When: December 6-8
Krampus is coming….. to Strange Fellows Brewing! To light up the dark season, we have 3 days of old world-inspired festivities planned in celebration of our favourite baddie.
Christmas at Canada Place
Where: Canada Place
When: December 7 – January 3
Capture the spirit of the season with Christmas at Canada Place presented by the Port of Vancouver. Experience the nostalgic tradition of the Woodward’s Windows, Canada’s North light display, the Sails of Light, and the festive Avenue of Trees.
2018 Weirdos Holiday Market
Where: The Hall @ 1739 Veneables
When: December 8-9
The Weirdos Holiday Market unites Vancouver’s most outlandish local artists and vendors to showcase an eclectic array of all things unusual, unique, and out of this world.
Got Craft? Holiday Edition
Where: Maritime Labour Centre
When: December 8-9
Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair returns to East Vancouver with 80 handmade makers and small businesses. We’ll have locally made goods including food and drink, crafty workshops, food trucks, and of course, swag bags to the first 50 people at the event each day!
Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Krause Berry Farms
Where: Krause Berry Farms, Langley
When: December 9
Price: By Donation
Krause Berry Farms’ Annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa – A Fundraising Event for Breast Cancer Research in Memory of Liz Krause. Santa comes by around 10am to visit the kids, hear their wishes, and hand out candy canes. Spiderman and Elsa will be on site to delight the kids and we have the amazing Jenna from Creative Lime coming to paint faces. It’s a first come first serve event – there are no tickets to purchase in advance.
Children’s Christmas Party at Vancouver Alpen Club
Where: Vancouver Alpen Club
When: December 9
Price: $15 adults, $5 8-18, FREE for kids 7 and under
Enjoy crafts, singing, a cookie to decorate and a gift for each child (don`t forget your special shoes\boots). Food will be provided at 12:00 pm: Wiener Würstchen, Schnitzel, Sauerkraut, French Fries, Cheese Spätzle, Peas and Carrots.
Vancouver Christmas Market
Where: Jack Poole Plaza
When: November 21- December 24
Price: $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $5 Youth (7-12), FREE Child (0-6)
The 9th Annual Christmas Market is back! With authentic German inspired festivities including decor, authentic gifts, food and entertainment, it’s a perfect evening for the whole family.
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
Where: Pacific Theatre
When: November 30 – December 29
Peter and Lucy Pevensie may have grown up, but adult life in London can never compare to their adventures in Narnia. When they return to the wardrobe where their story began, they get caught up in reminiscence and relive their jouney through a magical land.
Aurora Winter Festival
Where: Concord Pacific Place
When: November 23-December 30
Escape into a hidden village by the North Pole filled with beautiful light displays and magical characters, and enjoy the market huts, food gardens, amusement rides, live entertainment, and plenty of other joyful activities.
St. Paul’s Lights of Hope
Where: St. Paul’s Hospital
When: November 16-December 31
Check out the light display – there’s a special celebration on November 16 from 6:30-8pm.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Park
When: October 28 – December 31
Canada’s first gourmet cabaret cirque experience. Enjoy an intimate evening of cirque, comedy and cuisine!
Robson Square Ice Rink
Where: Robson Square
When: December 1 – February 28
Price: $5 skate rentals, free if you have your own skates
This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun. Robson Square’s outdoor skating rink is open, so celebrate winter in style with free skating in the heart of downtown Vancouver. It’s a magical place to enjoy the holidays with your friends, family and loved ones.
Bright Nights in Stanley Park Christmas Train
Where: Stanley Park
When: November 29-January 5
Buy tickets to ride the Bright Nights Train and experience the lights, breathtaking displays, and live performers along the train route. Or view the displays at the Train Plaza by donation.
Holiday Heights at Bloedel
Where: Bloedel Conservatory
When: December 14-January 6
Price: $6.50 (19-64), $4.35 (65+, 13-18), $3.15 (4-12), FREE 3 and under
Experience a winter wonderland inside the Bloedel Conservatory with 150 free flying tropical birds, magical lights, holiday plant displays, festive music, photo ops, a scavenger hunt and much more.
Arts Club Theatre Presents: Beauty and the Beast
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage
When: December 1 – January 6
Price: From $39
“Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme.” Can Belle teach the Beast to love, before it is too late? Discover the magic behind the castle walls in this brilliant adaptation of the Academy Award–winning animated film.
Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge
Where: Capilano Suspension Bridge
When: November 22- January 27
Price: $46.95 Adults (17-64), $42.95 Seniors (65+), $34.95 Student (17+ with valid id), $27.95 Youth (13-16), $14.95 Child (6-12), FREE Kiddie (5 and under)
The Capilano Suspension Bridge, along with Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, rainforest and canon are transformed with festive lights! Check it out while it’s still on.
Where: Milner Village Garden Centre, Langley
When: November 22-Jan 19
Price: $22.99 Adults, $16.99 Children 4 and over and seniors, $69.99 Family (2 adults, 3 children/senior), FREE Children 3 and under – Tickets at gate $2 more
Glow is the largest indoor Christmas festival in greater Vancouver, featuring playgrounds, features like a magic castle playground, LED swings, Glen the Glow-comotive, daily visits from Santa and much more!