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Five Holiday Activities

The weather outside is frightful but these five holiday activities will keep you entertained! 

Vancouver has so many fun activities to keep you and the family entertained over the holiday season. Read our blog on five holiday activities that you can partake in during the month of December.

  1. Enchant

Enchant consists of a Christmas Light Maze and Christmas Markets. This is a spectacular light display that commenced on November 25th and runs until New Year’s Eve.  Enchant is located at 1st & Crowe Street.  Tickets can be purchased upon entry or online. Be dazzled by the world’s largest Christmas Light Maze.

Five Holiday Activities

  1. Ice Skating

Skate the day or night away! The Robson square Ice rink is now open until February 14th 2017.The ice rink is open from 9am till 9pm and remains open till 11pm on Friday and Saturday. Gliding around the ice rink will only cost you the rental of the skates, rental costs is $4.

Five Holiday Activities

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  1. Canyon Lights

Head to North Vancouver and be amazed by the extravaganza light display that is Capilano Suspension Bridge Canyon Lights. Canyon Lights kicked off on November 24th and will run until January 8th from 11am till 9pm. Tickets can be purchased online or at the entrance. Be amazed by all the lights on the suspension bridge, the cliff walk, the treetops adventure and more. This display will leave you breathless! Do you need to get a spin to see the Canyon Lights? Avail of their free shuttle bus.

Five Holiday Activities

  1. Bright Nights Stanley Park

Be dazzled by the Bright Nights train it’s their 19th annual event.  Information in regard to ticket and opening hours can be seen on their website. Did you know that donations and a portion of ticket sales go to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund! It is a great outing for all the family.

Five Holiday Activities

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  1. Festival of Lights VanDusen

Festival of Lights at VanDusen, located at 5251 Oak Street, kicked off on December 1st and will run until January 2nd. The garden is decorated with over one million lights. This year a new carousel has been added and your entry ticket allows you a free ride! This brilliant display of lights is open from 4pm until 9.00pm and will be open from 4.30pm till 10.00pm from December 16th till December 23rd. Please note that the garden will be closed on December 25th! For more information and ticket prices be sure to view their website!

Five Christmas Activities

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We hope you get the time to try out one or more of the five holiday activities listed above. Should you be in downtown Vancouver during the festive period we hope you get an opportunity to come visit us and see our festive display both in the hotel and at our restaurant, the Edge Social Grille and Lounge.

Five Holiday Activities

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