Around Vancouver Town | Christmas Edition

OLM, Daddy at Christmas Market

We’ve got some great ideas for you to bring in the Christmas cheer this holiday season. Dress warmly, mama it’s cold outside! Have a wonderful time with your family!

Vancouver Christmas Market

More than just a craft fair, the Vancouver Christmas Market is an authentic German Christmas Market that creates the perfect atmosphere to mix and mingle with friends and family, stroll through romantic rows of little wooden huts decorated in pine branches and illuminated with strings of little white lights. In each hut discover terrific food and drink and a wonderful array of Christmas gifts.

Rogers Santa Claus Parade

Sun, Dec 1st (starts at 1:00 pm)
Where: Downtown Vancouver
Details: Fun for the whole family! Check out the parade website for parade route & other event details.

Stanley Park Christmas Train

Thurs, Dec 5 – Sun, Jan 5 (closed Dec 25)
Location: Stanley Park, Downtown Vancouver
Details: Ride the miniature train and enjoy Stanley Park sparkle with two million twinkling lights, hot cocoa, popcorn, roasted nuts and more! Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended.

Light Up the Season with Annual Holiday Hi-Light Festival

Where: Park & Tilford 

When: Friday, November 29 and Tuesday, December 31 2013.

Month-long Christmas celebration will feature brilliant light display, live entertainment, and festive activities for the whole family.

Van Dusen Gardens

Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights, Van Dusen Gardens

December 11, 2013 through January 4, 2014, 4:30 to 9 p.m. each evening, except December 25th when the Garden is closed. A magical experience for the whole family with 1.4 million twinkling lights.

Christmas at Canada Place

Enjoy Christmas in Canada undercover in the Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal. It’s your chance to share your favourite Canadian Christmas memories and make new ones. This is a free, family fun and part of the Winter Waterfront District. Check out all the great Canadian holiday activities we’re bringing to the Waterfront.

Happy Holidays to you and yours from Modern Mama Vancouver West!

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