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12 Instagram-Worthy Holiday Spots In Metro Vancouver


Photo: Spencer Finlay / 604 Now Flickr Pool

The holidays mean beautiful light displays go up.

Beautiful light displays mean it’s the perfect time to get your next social media shot.


Metro Vancouver has numerous spots where you can drag your boyfriend/husband to get that perfect photo.

Here are 12 Instagram-worthy holiday spots across metro Vancouver that you need to visit this year.

Heritage Christmas


Stroll through the streets of the Village to see wreaths, cedar swags and vintage-themed displays. At the bandstand, visitors can create their own magical holiday show with lights that change colours to sound.

Dundarave Festival of Lights


Over 100 Christmas trees are decorated, lit, and sponsored by community groups, businesses, schools, churches, and families. The festival wraps up on December 23rd with a Christmas Wassail and bonfire on the beach.

Bright Nights at Stanley Park


This family-friendly holiday attraction features over three million lights, breathtaking displays, and live performers along the 14-minute train ride.

Christmas at Canada Place


The public is invited to experience the nostalgic tradition of the Woodward’s Windows, a magical holiday lighting display, the Sails of Light, and the festive Avenue of Christmas Trees. Canada Place has also welcomed home a new friend, a 15-foot-tall moose.

Robson Square Ice Rink


The skating rink comes alive every winter with families and loved ones. The annual event has become a tradition that helps welcome the holiday season in the 604.

VanDusen Festival Of Lights


You can stroll through the garden and enjoy dancing light shows, photos with Santa and so much more!

Canyon Lights


The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are being transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment. These magnificent trees will be wrapped with lights, making them the eight tallest Christmas trees in the world! There’s no shortage of possible photos you can take here.

Lights at Lafarge


The route will take visitors through a dazzling 1.2 kilometres of festive lights with ten themed zones. This family-friendly event is free to attend and is located near the Lafarge Lake SkyTrain station.

Glow Christmas Light Garden and Market


Metro Vancouver’s newest holiday attraction hasn’t disappointed at all. Take photos at their 4 holiday themed light gardens, stunning 210 ft. light tunnel, Christmas market, and many more spots.

Vancouver Christmas Market


The city’s signature yuletide celebration offers its largest festivities to date. It features more than 75 huts stuffed with sweets, treats, and treasures. Guests can once again be dazzled by the glittering carousel, a 30-foot tall walk-in Christmas tree boasting 36,000 twinkling lights, and live entertainment.

Vancouver Christmas Tree


The city’s biggest tree shines bright in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery. Grab a date, go for a stroll, and discover the tree’s illuminating magic.

Light Dome


The glowing light dome is back at Pacific Centre and that means it’s time for holiday photos! Its free, fun, and absolutely dazzling.

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