Christmas Events

Christmas is a special time of year and there are so many different types of events and activities in and around the city to celebrate. Whether you’re into concerts and plays, cutting your own tree, visits with Santa, or sleigh rides, there is something to suite your taste and your families budget!

Christmas with Chor Leoni
Christmas with Chor Leoni

Chor Leoni presents the joyous return of their treasured holiday tradition, Christmas with Chor Leoni, performed live December 17, 18 & 20 at 8pm, December 18 at 2pm and 5pm and December 20 at 4:30pm in the newly restored St. Andrew’s-Wesley United (1022 Nelson St). Featuring an eclectic program of
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Sing We Now of Christmas
Sing We Now of Christmas

After two years the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir is back in-person and delighted to be performing for you once again. Enjoy an evening of heartfelt carols, new and old, to put you in the holiday spirit. This concert will be performed by a slightly smaller contingent of the VWMC than
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Robson Square Ice Rink
Robson Square Ice Rink

The Robson Square Ice Rink is located in the very heart of downtown next to the Vancouver Art Gallery and Robson Street shopping. As it is covered by a clear dome there is protection from rain but is otherwise outside, letting you feel the breeze on you face, letting you
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Royal City Youth Ballet presents The Nutcracker
Royal City Youth Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Experience the magic of The Nutcracker this holiday season with RCYB’s full-length ballet, featuring a cast of 100+ dedicated and enthusiastic dancers, under the artistic direction of Dolores Kirkwood, OBC. Performing to Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s beautiful music, this traditional ballet has beautiful sets designed by Jean Claude Olivier and extravagant,
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CP Holiday Train at Home
CP Holiday Train at Home

For years families have loved the CP Holiday Train as it travelled across Canada bringing FREE live entertainment, stunningly decorated train cars, while collecting donations for local food banks. Thanks to COVID the CP Holiday Train is virtual again in 2021. BUT the CP Holiday Train at Home is bringing
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Christmas Tree Farms
Complete Guide to Christmas Tree Farms in Metro Vancouver

Cutting our own Christmas tree is a beloved family tradition in my family. We’ve done it on and off for years and are delighted that there are so many options available for u-cut trees in the area. Christmas tree farming is a renewable resource: young growing trees absorb carbon dioxide
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Cloverdale Christmas Trees
Cloverdale Christmas Trees Delight at the Museum of Surrey

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, you need to visit, Surrey! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Museum of Surrey. Hold onto your stockings because Christmas time is here and we are ready to go walking in a winter wonderland. The folks at the Museum of
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Shine Bright New West
Shine Bright New West Celebrates with Music, Magic & Merriment

If you know, you know! And for those in the know, they know that Shine Bright New West is a must-do family holiday tradition. This beloved musical, magical event is back bigger and brighter for 2021. The family events are seemingly endless, some are free, some require tickets, all are
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Bright Nights 2021
Bright Nights: Trains, Lights & Cheer in Stanley Park

During the holiday season, the Bright Nights Train and Plaza at Stanley Park sparkles with three million twinkling lights, decorating the darkness that comes early at this time of year. Kids of all ages will be singing along to their favourite carols as they take in the whimsical displays along
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Granville Island Festival of Lights
Granville Island Festive Lights

Stroll Granville Island’s holiday light display. From the famous public market to the Granville Island Hotel, lights across the almost 40-acre site make for a beautiful open air stroll whether you are under the stars, or under an umbrella. ‘A Beacon of Light’ adds colour and light to the Courtyard of
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