January

Sledding Hills
Watch Out Below! Fabulously Fun Sledding Hills Around Metro Vancouver

If your kids are like mine, a mere dusting is enough snow to warrant pulling out the magic carpets and sleds. Grab your toques, mitts, pack some hot chocolate and get ready to fly down hillsides. Remember to always pack a change of clothes because no matter how well you
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Vive les Voyageurs Winter Festival – cancelled for 2021

Experience the rich French-Canadian culture that made Fort Langley so vibrant. Taste French-Canadian food, try finger-weaving, sing a voyageur song, taste maple taffy and participate in other cultural activities. Regular admission applies; free for annual pass holders and kids aged 17 & under. Vive les Voyageurs Winter Festival: When: cancelled
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What's Happening in January
What’s Happening in January? Family Friendly Events in Metro Vancouver

The events listed below are from 2020. Unfortunately there isn’t much happening in January 2021. We recommend you visit our Events Calendar to see what events we have managed to uncover for January 2021. We will get back to updating our monthly event guides as soon as the Public Health
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Lumiere Vancouver
Lumiere at English Bay

Lumiere – the illuminated art installation event – officially ended on November 30. However, the pieces at English Bay will continue to be on display until February 2021. This is an outdoor, free event. Stroll down to English Bay, take in the stunning light instillations, snap a photo or two,
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Dundarave Festival of Lights
Dundarave Festival of Lights

Get ready for some true Christmas light beauty at the annual Dundarave Festival of Lights. West Vancouver celebrates the Christmas season at Dundarave Beach. Area businesses and community organizations decorate Christmas trees which are then on display for the month of December. Under normal circumstances there are live musical performances
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Holiday Celebrations Galore! Christmas Events in Metro Vancouver 2020

Presented by FlyOver Canada Metro Vancouver knows how to celebrate Christmas! While we all know Christmas 2020 is going to be different thanks to COVID-19, we applaud all the event organizers for devising truly creative solutions. Many beloved Christmas events are still occurring but please be prepared that the events
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Glow Maple Ridge
Glow Maple Ridge

The City of Maple Ridge, along with various community partners and sponsors, want to help make sure your winter season is still as magical and memorable as years previous by bringing GLOW Maple Ridge 2020 – Home For The Holidays. Maple Ridge has had a long tradition of making our
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FlyOver Canada Christmas
FlyOver Canada Christmas – CANCELLED

Due to the current public health restrictions, this event is cancelled. FlyOver Canada expects to re-open on January 9, 2021. Santa has lost his elves…or at least some of them anyway. He desperately needs your help to find the little rascals. No elves = no toys at Christmas! Loveable elves,
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Peak of Christmas Grouse Mountain
The Peak of Christmas

Celebrate the magic of the season with Grouse Mountain’s annual Peak of Christmas celebration. This year’s festivities have been adjusted due to COVID restrictions but there is still ample outdoor fun for all to enjoy. Daily activities include: Write a letter to Santa Visit Santa’s Reindeer Outdoor Ice Skating Reindeer
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Bright Nights in Stanley Park
Bright Nights: Trains, Lights & Cheer in Stanley Park – CANCELLED for 2020

Due to the public health orders, this event is cancelled for 2020. 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. Due to COVID a few changes have been
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