Christmas Events & Activities
There is so much to see and do on Vancouver’s North Shore during the holiday season. We have our annual family friendly festivities that run through the month of December like Canyon Lights and the Peak of Christmas. There are also beautiful Christmas light displays and free community events to help get you into the holiday spirit.
November 23, 2017 to January 28, 2018
Canyon Lights is a must-see holiday event for all ages, with thousands of magical lights twinkling throughout the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Lots of fun for the whole family.
November 24, 2017 – January 7, 2018
Experience the magic of the season on Grouse Mountain. Visit Santa’s Workshop, meet his reindeer, go outdoor skating, take a sleigh ride and more!
December 2, 2017 – January 5, 2018
The annual Dundarave Festival of Lights is a series of fun community-focuses Christmas events. This year you can enjoy:
- Dundarave Christmas Fair
- Dundarave Nativity and Paddle Songs
- World Christmas
- Christmas Wassail & Bonfire
- Lantern Making Festival
December 2nd, 2017 4-7pm
The Shipyards Christmas Festival in North Vancouver includes free family-friendly craft activities, Christmas sing-a-long, photos with Santa, artisan market in the Pipe Shop, 65 Sky Wheel on the Pier, and free coffee/hot chocolate and more!
December 9th 7:30-9pm
Enjoy warm refreshments, live musical entertainment, roving performers, free craft workshops and a blazing bonfire. Santa himself may even stop by!
December 1-31, 2017
Park & Tilford is set to light up the season with the 28th annual Holiday Hi-Light Festival at Park & Tilford Gardens. This annual event features a majestic festival of lights with over 150,000 on display over 3 acres.
There are lots of Christmas shopping options on Vancouver’s North Shore to help you cross names off your Christmas list. With a large shopping centre, Christmas markets and gallery gift shops you are sure to find something for the special person on your list.
Christmas at Lonsdale Quay Market
The Lonsdale Quay Market in North Vancouver is your holiday destination for unique gift ideas, fresh food options for holiday meals, festive music, Santa photos, kids activities and much more! Stop by and enjoy the festive atmosphere and live holiday music all December Long!