The city is starting to buzz with holiday festivities, here’s a few more to add to your list…
BC Children’s Hospital Festival of Trees – From today until January 2, 2022, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Festival of Trees fundraiser transforms the lobby of the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver into a lush forest of beautifully decorated trees. Explore the trees and vote for your favourite by donations.
Grouse Mountain – The Peak of Christmas – Opening today, Grouse Mountain transforms into Vancouver’s North Pole, with Santa in his workshop, meet reindeer Dancer and Vixen, experience the enchanting Light Walk, glide across the 8,000 sq ft mountaintop Ice Skating Pond and snow, snow, snow.
Vancouver Aquarium Holiday Splash – Until January 3rd, 2022, dive into the spirit of the season with Holiday Splash at Vancouver Aquarium! Watch The Polar Express in 4D, wave to Scuba Claus during his twice-daily at 11am and 2pm (until December 24th) and try new seasonal sweets and treats, surrounded by festive decor and 65,000 amazing animals.
Steveston Festival of Trees – December 1 to 30, 2021 Gulf of Georgia Cannery is filled with holiday trees decorated by local merchants and organizations. View and vote for your favourite tree online and in person.
Robson Square Ice Rink – Get your skates on! The Robson Square outdoor ice rink opens December 2nd with a new indoor Skate Rental and Café including a new skate dryer, lots of lockers to keep your stuff safe, and an outdoor patio with heaters.
Fleurs de Villes Noël – Celebrate the holiday season with Fleurs de Villes’ third annual holiday extravaganza from December 10 – 19. Some of Vancouver’s favourite florists are paired with local retailers and businesses to create over 30 unique pop-up installations, creating a Floral Trail along Robson and throughout the downtown core.
Robson Square 12 Days of Entertainment – From December 13 – 24, Robson Square Ice Rink is filled with Twelve Days of Christmas live music from some of Vancouver’s best musicians while skating or enjoying a hot beverage.