Holiday Events

23 Dec

RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS FAIR IN VANCOUVER

B.C.’s largest Russian Christmas event features traditional Russian food, a Christmas concert featuring local Russian talents, traditional carols and dance performances, kids show, crafts and more • Roundhouse Com-munity Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews • Dec. 23, 4-9 p.m.

2011 VANCOUVER CHRISTMAS MARKET

More than 45 traditional wooden booths showcase traditional German crafts, delicious food and entertainment • Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza • Until Dec. 24, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. • $5/$2, vancouverchristmasmarket.com

ST. PAUL’S LIGHTS OF HOPE

The Lights of Hope campaign illuminates the exterior of St. Paul’s Hospital with a spectacular display of holiday lights to invite the com-munity to give generously to the hospital’s greatest needs. • St. Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St. • Until Jan. 9 • helpstpauls.com/lights-of-hope

DUNDARAVE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

West Vancouver’s legendary celebration of the true spirit of the season, featuring free concerts for families set in a forest of beautifully lit Christmas trees. Proceeds benefit the North Shore Emergency Shelter. • West Van • Until Jan. 6 • dundaravefestival.com

THE PEAK OF CHRISTMAS: GROUSE MOUNTAIN

Visit Santa’s workshop, meet reindeer, enjoy musical performances, take a sleigh-ride through the forest or take a spin around the 8,000 square-foot mountain top skating pond. • North Van • Until Dec. 31 • Free with admission, membership, season pass or lift ticket, 604-980-9311, grousemountain.com

BURNABY VILLAGE MUSEUM: HERITAGE CHRISTMAS

Experience Christmas traditions from the past: sparkling decorations, the smell of pine and cedar, and sounds of carollers remind visitors of their own Christmas memories. • 6501 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby • Until Jan. 1 • Free gate admission, 604-297-4565, burnabyvillagemuseum.ca

4TH ANNUAL BRIGHT NIGHTS IN STANLEY PARK

Take a train ride through the forest that’s all decked out with two mil-lion twinkling light and animated displays, listen to holiday sounds and enjoy hot chocolate, fresh popcorn and roasted chestnuts. • Miniature Railroad, Stanley Park • Until Jan. 2, 3-10 p.m. • $9/$6, Ticketmaster or at the train plaza

EWEL BOX OF LIGHTS

The dome comes alive with twinkling lights and lasers. • Bloedel Conservatory, Queen Elizabeth Park • Until Jan. 2 • 604-257-8584, vancouverparks.ca

 

 

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2 Responses to “Holiday Events”

  1. Emily February 26, 2012 at 4:03 pm #

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  2. Andrey December 23, 2011 at 10:51 am #

    Thank you Jennifer! Marry Christmas!

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