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.

Canyon Lights

Canyon Lights

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.

Peak of Christmas

Peak of Christmas

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!

Dundarave Festival of Lights

Dundarave Festival of Lights

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

Shipyards Christmas Festival

Shipyards Christmas 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!

Carol Ship Celebration

Carol Ship Celebration

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!

Holiday Hi-Light Festival

Holiday Hi-Light Festival

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.

Christmas Shopping

The Village at Park Royal | West Vancouver

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.

Park Royal Shopping Centre is the second largest shopping centre in Metro Vancouver. With over 280 unique shops, restaurants and services you will be sure to cross some names off your shopping list.

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Christmas at Lonsdale Quay Market

Christmas @ 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!

Shop and Stay this Christmas with our Special Offers

Winter Waterside

Winter Waterside

Experience winter by the water with stays from only $99 a night from the beautiful Lonsdale Quay Hotel.

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Winter Packages

Winter Packages

Stay and save! Start preparing for your Vancouver’s North Shore Winter adventure with our accommodation special offers.

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Take the Elevator Package

Take the Elevator Package

Attending a Christmas party on the North Shore? Make a weekend of it with this special rate at the Holiday Inn.

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