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13 Things To Do In Burnaby This Winter


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Who’s ready for some winter fun!

From holiday lights to live music, here are 13 things to do in Burnaby this winter.

Things To Do In Burnaby This Winter


Lights | Heritage Christmas

Heritage Christmas
Photo: @marija_bojanic / Instagram

A season of old-fashioned fun and spectacular light displays is what Heritage Christmas is all about. This winter wonderland is now open until Friday, January 5th, 2018. Stroll through the streets of the Village to see wreaths, cedar swags and vintage-themed displays.

Drinks | Shiny Tea Lougheed Store Grand Opening

Shiny Tea is having its grand opening at Lougheed Mall on Saturday, December 23rd, 2017. Guests will be able to get a medium panda milk tea for only $0.25.

Culture | Mochitsuki Day

Photo: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre / Facebook

End the year with a mighty mochi pounding! Join this event to experience this traditional Japanese activity, watch the pros, and try your hand at pounding rice to make sticky, gooey, irresistible mochi. It takes place on Friday, December 29th with free admission.

Skating | Pat Quinn Toonie Skate

Join the Pat Quinn Toonie Skate on Saturday, December 30th at Bill Copeland Sports Centre. It starts at 5:00 p.m. and goes until 8:00 p.m.

Skating | New Year’s Eve Toonie Skate

Take part in the New Year’s Eve Toonie Skate for ice skating, face painting and crafts to celebrate the New Year. It takes place at Kensington Recreation Complex from 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Shopping | Flea Market

More than 50 tables will be lined up at the Confederation Community Centre Flea Market on Saturday, January 27th, 2018. Admission is free.


Music | Live Music At The Shadbolt

Vancouver KaraokeEnjoy a little bit of live music at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts on Monday, January 30th, 2018. Admission is free to the public.

Activities | Family Day at the Carousel

Take part in Family Day activities at Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel. There will be a children’s entertainer, art activities, heritage games and carousel rides. Admission is $6.50.

Dance | Metamorphosis Butoh

Metamorphosis Butoh explores the spirit of death and rebirth, a recurring theme in the Japanese aesthetic of Butoh. You can catch this performance at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts from Wednesday, February 21st – Saturday, February 24th, 2018.

Quilts | Quilt Expo

BurnabyThe Quilt Expo is coming to Burnaby on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018. Taking place at Edmonds Community Centre, stroll through a beautiful exhibit of quilts on loan from the Pacific Spirit Quilters Guild. Admission is free.

Exercise | King of the Courts – Squash Tournament

Bonsor’s annual squash tournament is back on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018.

Performance | Onegin

Photo: The City of Burnaby

Onegin moves, shakes and awakens audiences with its sweeping score. See it play at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts on Wednesday, March 14th.

Spring | Spring Break Days

Visit the Burnaby Village Museum from March 19th – 29th to get free admission! Carousel rides are $2.65 each.


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