This winter holiday season is full of fun things to do on Vancouver’s North Shore. You will be sure to find something to appeal to everyone in your family! Here’s just a sampling:

The Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountains annual holiday event is on now until Christmas Eve, December 24. Lots of family fun-filled activities include outdoor ice skating on the rink located just behind the Chalet. Not skaters? Then go for a sleigh ride instead.

There’s also Reindeer Rangers on site who will share fun facts about reindeer, and you can even meet Prancer and Dancer! Of course Santa will be in attendance at his Workshop. Why not have the entire family photo taken with him?

Grouse Santa | Peak of Christmas | Devin Mankey

Photo credit: Devin Mankey

There’s a Elf Craft Station too, an Elf “selfie” photo station, and Christmas Classic movies screening daily at the mountaintop theatre. The SOS Gingerbread Village is a must-see, and when you’re there take the time to vote on your favourite creation.

There’s lots more activity taking place throughout the Peak of Christmas, so be sure to make it part of your holiday celebrations. You will see that the Chalet is all decked out for the holiday season and will make you feel cheery and bright.

And of course the ride up the Skyride and the amazing city views below are a holiday treat themselves!
Grouse Skyride | North Vancouver

Grouse Skyride | North Vancouver

Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Another annual event that is always truly a spectacle is Canyon Lights. On now, until January 3rd (closed Christmas Day Dec. 25), it’s something that kids of all ages will find enchanting. With hundreds of thousands of colourful lights covering the Park’s trees, Cliffwalk, the Treetop Adventure suspended walkways, and of course the Capilano Suspension Bridge itself, it’s a family tradition for many locals. And when you’re there be sure to do some last minute shopping at the Trading Post. It’s full of wonderful gifts and treats to share with family and friends this holiday season.

Canyon Lights | North Vancouver

 Canyon Lights

Village Christmas Trees & Festive Community Fun

Dundarave Village, Lynn Valley Village, Shipyard Plaza, the Village at Park Royal, and the Park and Tilford Gardens are other locations where you can enjoy seasonal decor and a fun family outing. Individually decorated Christmas trees, holiday music, live entertainment, and bonfires on the beach at Dundarave in West Vancouver, are just some of the activities that will show you that the North Shore is full of cheer this Christmas and holiday season.

Dundarave Festival of Lights

 

Dundarave Festival of Lights

Christmas Market

At Shipyard Plaza, at the bottom of Lonsdale Avenue in North Vancouver, you can also visit the Christmas Market for unique artisan gifts and holiday ideas that will be sure to brighten someone’s holidays.

Christmas Market | North Vancouver

Shipyards Christmas Market

All the best to you and yours this holiday season from Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism. And a very Happy New Year!

Rainforest Christmas Family

december, 2019

18octAll Day12janExhibition: Wael Shawky: Al Araba Al Madfuna

05novAll Day24decWinter Gift Gallery

22nov(nov 22)4:00 pm26jan(jan 26)9:00 pmCanyon Lights

30novAll Day21decDundarave Festival of Lights

06decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

06dec5:45 pm6:15 pmStories with Santa: Winter Lights at Parkgate

06dec7:30 pmVancouver Welsh Men's Choir: Christmas Traditions Around the World

07decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

07decAll Day28Dundarave Festival of Lights

07dec(dec 7)10:00 am08(dec 8)6:00 pmShipyards Christmas Market

07dec10:00 am6:00 pmAnnual Shipyards Christmas Market

08decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

08dec(dec 8)10:00 am09(dec 9)6:00 pmShipyards Christmas Market

08dec3:00 pm5:00 pmChristmas in the Village

09decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

10decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

10dec7:30 pmHigher Ground Women's Choir presents Treats Abound

11decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

12decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

13decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

13dec(dec 13)4:00 pm24(dec 24)7:00 pmSpirit of the Season at The Shipyards

13dec4:00 pmA Traditional Christmas with the VSO

13dec7:00 pm8:30 pmFriday Night Films: The Grinch

13dec7:30 pmA Traditional Christmas with the VSO

14decAll Day04janDundarave Festival of Lights

14decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

14dec(dec 14)10:00 am15(dec 15)6:00 pmShipyards Christmas Market

14dec11:00 am1:00 pmSanta at The Market

14dec2:30 pm4:30 pmMovie Matinées: The Polar Express

14dec(dec 14)5:00 pm15(dec 15)6:00 pmWinter's Series Presented by Small Stage

14dec7:30 pm9:00 pmCarol Ships Shoreside Celebration

15decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

16decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

16dec(dec 16)4:00 pm23(dec 23)6:00 pmLonsdale Quay Market: Mulled Wine, Apple Cider & Non-Alcoholic Apple Cider

17decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

17dec7:00 pm8:30 pmVICO Presents Music of the Whole World: Winter Solstice

18decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

19decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

20decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

21decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

21decAll Day11janDundarave Festival of Lights

21dec(dec 21)11:00 am22(dec 22)3:00 pmSpot Santa at Cypress Mountain

21dec1:00 pmRoyal City Youth Ballet - The Nutcracker

21dec1:00 pm3:00 pmSkate with Santa

21dec2:30 pm4:30 pmMovie Matinées: Home Alone

21dec4:30 pmRoyal City Youth Ballet - The Nutcracker

22decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

23decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

23dec6:30 pm8:30 pmMonday Night at the Movies: The Man Who Invented Christmas

24decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

25decAll DayBreakfast with Santa on Grouse Mountain

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