Have fun the season with hundreds of twinkling lights. Try 25 locations to get pleasure from out of doors Christmas lights round Vancouver in 2022.
Christmas at Canada Place
Take pleasure in a free out of doors vacation expertise at Canada Place. The long-lasting sails might be lit up in a vacation gentle show. Stroll down the Avenue of Christmas Bushes and benefit from the gentle shows together with the 15-foot-tall Chrismoose. The historic Woodward’s Home windows vacation scenes will even be on show.
Location: 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Dates: December 2, 2022 to January 2, 2023
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Shiny Nights in Stanley Park
With the beloved prepare closed for repairs, Shiny Nights appears to be like a bit totally different this yr. You possibly can nonetheless get pleasure from brightly lit vacation shows and meals distributors. The occasion is a fundraiser for the BC Skilled Hearth Fighters Burn Fund.
Location: Stanley Park, 690 Pipeline Street, Vancouver
Dates: December 1, 2022 to January 1, 2023
Admission: By donation.
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VanDusen Pageant of Lights
This botanical backyard will get decked out in over a million twinkling lights to have a good time the season. Take pleasure in vacation music and themed areas.
Location: VanDusen Botanical Backyard, 5251 Oak Avenue, Vancouver
Dates: November 25, 2022 to January 2, 2023
Admission: $11-$21 per individual relying on age. Guide on-line prematurely.
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Granville Island Vacation Lights
Wander via the streets of Granville Island to get pleasure from twinkling vacation lights. Buildings all through the island might be decked out for the season. Head to the Public Market Courtyard to identify a large star or discover hidden alleyways to find canopies of lights overhead.
Location: 1661 Duranleau Avenue, Granville Island, Vancouver
Dates: November 12, 2022 to January 3, 2023
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Lights of Hope at St. Paul’s Hospital
Since 1998, St. Paul’s Hospital has lit up each vacation season with a beautiful Christmas gentle show you’ll be able to stroll or drive previous. It makes use of over 10 kilometres of lights! The occasion raises cash for the St. Paul’s Basis. You too can help the hospital by shopping for a restricted version Hope at Residence star to embellish your property.
Location: 1081 Burrard Avenue, Vancouver
Dates: November 17, 2022 to early January
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PNE Winter Truthful
This vacation season the PNE grounds have been remodeled right into a winter wonderland. The winter truthful consists of concert events, skating, meals, and an unbelievable walk-through Winter Lights show.
Location: Pacific Coliseum, 100 North Renfrew Avenue, Vancouver
Dates: December 14 to December 23, 2022
Admission: $12-17 per individual relying on age and whether or not you buy on-line prematurely or on the gate.
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Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge
Stroll throughout the world-famous Capilano Suspension Bridge as it’s lit up with a multi-colour show of lights. Don’t miss the “Arc de Lumina” gentle tunnel wrapped round a part of the Cliffwalk. There will even be dwell music.
Location: 3735 Capilano Street, North Vancouver
Dates: November 19, 2022 to January 22, 2023
Admission: $24.95-$62.95 per individual relying on age. Guide on-line.
Extra Information: Capilano Suspension Bridge
Gentle Stroll at Grouse Mountain
Stroll via a glowing gentle tunnel into the snowy forest illuminated with glowing lights. Take heed to the crunch of snow underfoot as you stroll round Blue Grouse Lake. Glowing strings of lights brighten your path.
Location: 6400 Nancy Greene Means, North Vancouver
Dates: November 12, 2022 to early January
Admission: The Gentle Stroll is included in your Mountain Admission Ticket, which prices $36-$69 per individual relying on age.
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Dundarave Pageant of Lights
Wander via a forest of embellished Christmas bushes at three totally different places in West Vancouver’s Dundarave waterfront neighbourhood. On Saturdays, get pleasure from dwell music.
Places: Dundarave Seaside Park at twenty fifth Avenue and Bellevue Avenue, Millenium Park at fifteenth Avenue and Bellevue Avenue, and Grosvenor Ambleside Galleria at thirteenth Avenue and Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver
Dates: December 3, 2022 to early January 2023
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Lights to the Lodge at Cypress Mountain
Lights to the Lodge provides a protected and straightforward one-kilometre snowshoe trek to the historic Hollyburn Lodge alongside a self-guided path via the enchanting old-growth forest. The path is lit with LED lights strung sustainably via the traditional cedar, fir, and hemlock bushes.
Location: Cypress Mountain Nordic Ski Space, 5000 Cypress Bowl Street, West Vancouver
Dates: TBA (Doubtless early December till February.)
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Winter Wonderland at McArthur Glen
Richmond’s McArthur Glen Designer Shops are decked out for the vacations. Wander the out of doors paths between shops to find all types of festive decorations together with nutcrackers, a large walk-through decoration, and a 52-foot-tall Christmas tree. Take pleasure in dwell music on weekends.
Location: 1000-7899 Templeton Station Street, Richmond
Dates: November 16, 2022 to early January 2023
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Winter within the Village in Steveston
Richmond’s charming waterfront neighbourhood of Steveston is embellished for the season. Native companies, heritage buildings, and even boats might be illuminated in twinkling lights. See all of them on a self-guided tour.
Location: Steveston, Richmond
Dates: December 1 to December 31, 2022
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Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum
Take pleasure in festive lights and conventional Christmas decorations at Burnaby Village Museum. Wander via the historic village when you hearken to dwell music or problem your self with a enjoyable scavenger hunt.
Location: 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Dates: November 26, 2022 to January 2, 2023
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Burnaby Vacation Gentle Shows
The Metropolis of Burnaby celebrates the vacations with over 20 totally different gentle shows unfold throughout almost each neighbourhood.
Location: Throughout Burnaby. Use their interactive map to search out all of them.
Dates: November 20, 2022 till January 2, 2023
Extra Information: Burnaby Vacation Lights
Lights at Lafarge
Take a stroll round Lafarge Lake at Coquitlam’s City Centre Park to get pleasure from dazzling gentle shows, billed as Metro Vancouver’s largest.
Location: Lafarge Lake in City Centre Park, 1299 Pinetree Means, Coquitlam
Dates: November 26, 2022 to early January 2023
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Wander via a one-kilometere-long illuminated stroll that takes you thru a light-weight tunnel, previous Gingerbread Lane, and to the magic of North Pole Village. The exhibit consists of interactive shows, animation, and many picture ops.
Location: 17607-17905 62 Avenue, Surrey
Dates: November 25, 2022 to December 30, 2022
Admission: $12-22 per individual relying on age and day of the week. Guide on-line.
Extra Information: Lumagica
Winterfest on the Bear Creek Prepare
Take pleasure in a trip on the Bear Creek Prepare because it glides previous a lovely show of Christmas lights. Day-time guests can get pleasure from a go to with Santa and a take-home exercise bag.
Location: 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Dates: December 1 to 31, 2022.
Admission: $12.60 per individual. Guide on-line.
Extra Information: Bear Creek Prepare
Potter’s Christmas Retailer
With over 28,000 sq. ft of area, Potter’s Nursery in Surrey is residence to Western Canada’s largest Christmas retailer. The complete area is roofed in Christmas decorations and lights together with the “Darkish Room” illuminated by themed Christmas lanterns.
Location: 19158 forty eighth Avenue, Surrey
Dates: September 2022 to early January 2023
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White Rock Lights
Take a stroll alongside the waterfront promenade and pier or drive alongside Marine Drive to get pleasure from White Rock’s twinkling Christmas gentle shows.
Location: Marine Drive, White Rock
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Glow Gardens Langley
This walk-through expertise enables you to get pleasure from gentle gardens and magical landscapes. The theme for 2022 is “The Jolly Jumble”. The route takes you thru an illuminated wonderland.
Location: 6690 216th Avenue, Langley
Dates: November 23 to December 31, 2022.
Admission: $14.99-$19.99 per individual relying on age. Guide on-line.
Extra Information: Glow Gardens
Christmas in Williams Park
This free neighborhood occasion has been operating for over 30 years. Drive via the magical gentle shows to expertise embellished Christmas bushes, acquainted characters, and hundreds of glowing lights.
Location: Williams Park, 6595 238 Avenue, Langley
Dates: November 25 to December 18, 2022
Extra Information: Christmas in Williams Park Society
Glow Maple Ridge
Head to Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge to expertise illuminated bushes, a light-weight tunnel, large ornaments, a glowing bandstand, and extra. Take pleasure in dwell music most nights.
Location: Memorial Peace Park, 22407 Dewdney Trunk Street, Maple Ridge
Dates: November 26, 2022 to January 6, 2023
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Lights by the Lake at Harrison Scorching Springs
Wander alongside the shore of Harrison Lake to benefit from the glow of vacation lights and charming window work.
Location: Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Scorching Springs
Dates: November 19, 2022 to January 8, 2023
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Expertise a multi-media gentle stroll via the snowy forest close to Whistler. It’s an interactive expertise the place you’ll be sworn in as a deputy ranger, then search for clues as you set out via the illuminated bushes.
Location: Sixteen Mile Creek Forest Service Street, Whistler
Dates: November 17, 2022 till April 2023
Admission: $29.99-$34.99 per individual, relying on age. Guide on-line.
Extra Information: Vallea Lumina
Discover Native Neighbourhoods
Take a stroll or drive via Vancouver neighbourhoods to find how locals are celebrating. You’re positive to find whimsical shows and loads of vibrant lights.
By Taryn Eyton
Supply Inside Vancouver