Last Minute Festivities in Vancouver – Vancouver Christmas

Posted by on Dec 19, 2015 in News, Things to Do in Vancouver | 0 comments

If you need an extra push to get into the holiday spirit, there’s plenty to do around town.

We’ve rounded up a few of our favourites.

Vancouver Christmas

Fly Over Canada Christmas Edition

Until January  5th, 2016 Daily from 10AM until 9PM

FlyOver Canada has transformed  into a magical winter wonderland this Christmas season. Guests will have fun helping Santa Claus search for his missing elves during an exhilarating flight across Canada and on to the North Pole.

The complete experience will last between 20 – 25 minutes and include an extended holiday edition of FlyOver Canada that leads guests on to Santa’s workshop in the North Pole. Some may even be able to catch a whiff of Mrs. Claus’ baking as they swoop over her Gingerbread factory!

In addition, stop by our festive outdoor deck to enjoy holiday music, Christmas lights, hot drinks and seasonal snacks. Be sure to also check our performance schedule for live performances, visits with Santa, ice sculpture displays and more. FastLane tickets here.

Vancouver Christmas

Capilano Suspension Bridge Canyon Lights

Glittering lights, towering heights and festive nights – Canyon Lights returns for its 10th season!

Celebrate Canyon Lights until January 3, 2016. Thousands of lights throughout the park. The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment. See the world’s tallest living Christmas tree (153 feet tall!), go on a Snowy Owl Prowl, decorate gingerbread cookies and make your own Christmas card (by donation) in the Winter Pavilion, and sing-along with the holiday band.

Canyon Lights is on until Sunday, January 3, 2016 from 11AM – 9PM CANYON LIGHTS TICKETS are valid all day with holiday activities beginning at 4:00pm

Vancouver Christmas

The Nutcracker Ballet BC

Set in turn-of-the-century Imperial Russia, an era noted for its opulent grandeur, this extravagant production displays more than a million dollars in stunning sets and costumes; including more than 100 children from local dance schools, mice dressed as Cossack soldiers, and snowflakes dressed as Russian princesses. This sparkling spectacle offers a perfect complement to Tchaikovsky’s glorious musical score played live by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Treat your family to the joy, excitement, and unforgettable adventure of The Nutcracker this festive season!

December 29-31 Tickets

Vancouver Christmas

Vancouver Christmas Market

Colourful décor. Authentic gifts. Family entertainment. Tasty authentic food. The aroma of mulled wine. A truly enchanting atmosphere. The Vancouver Christmas Market is your ticket to the Christmas season. Your online ticket purchase includes a FREE Season pass — use it to visit us as many times as you like! Get Tickets

Until December 24, 2015, enjoy a mix of traditional food and beverage, as well as authentic wood carvings and toys, knitted goods, nutcrackers, pottery and other unique gifts. Explore our Kids Activities and ride downtown Vancouver’s only Christmas Carousel


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