Christmas weekend has officially arrived and its time to celebrate! Of course there has to be lots of down time to relax and visit with friends and family—but if you’re looking to get out a bit, there’s tons to do.
Check out the top things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend.
Festive | Ugly Sweater Christmas Party
Check out the tackiest Christmas party at the Commodore Ballroom on Friday, Dec. 23rd.
Explore | Vancouver Christmas Market
The new location at Jack Poole Plaza is bigger and better than ever with Artisan vendors, German-inspired food and mulled wine.
Light Maze | Enchant
The largest light maze is a must-see this holiday season. Check out the 55,000 square feet of twinkling lights near Olympic Village.
Theatre | A Charlie Brown Christmas
A musical adaptation of everyone’s favourite Christmas story. Watch Charlie Brown come to life at Carousel Theatre this weekend.
Peak of Christmas | Grouse Mountain
Known has Vancouver’s ‘North Pole,’ take a gondola ride up to Grouse Mountain to be transported into a winter wonderland with Santa, reindeer, a skating pond, and a light walk.
Family Friendly | Christmas at Flyover Canada
Enjoy a virtual flight to the North Pole at Flyover Canada this weekend.
Holiday Heights | Bloedel Conservatory
Soak in the awesome view on their new Ferris wheel overlooking Queen Elizabeth Park, downtown Vancouver and the North Shore mountains. While you’re at it, explore all the conservatory has to offer and the Christmas displays.
Canyon Lights | Capilano Suspension Bridge
Head over to the park to see the Capilano Suspension Bridge all lit up, as well as the cliff walk and tree top adventures. It’s the perfect event to get you in the holiday spirit.
Skating | Robson Square Ice Rink
What could be more festive than going ice skating? Soak in the surroundings and grab a hot chocolate while you’re at it!
Festival of Lights | VanDusen Botanical Garden
It’s one of Vancouver’s best displays of Christmas lights. Check it out at VanDusen this weekend.