Dec 4

Festive Events in Vancouver

With the holiday season just around the corner, we put together a list of Festive Events in Vancouver! Check below and let us know which events you want to go to this holiday season.


Vancouver Christmas Market – November 22 – December 24, 2017


The Vancouver Christmas Market returns to Jack Poole Plaza – home of the Olympic Cauldron – November 22 – December 24, 2017. The city’s signature yuletide celebration offers its largest festivities to-date, with more than 75 huts stuffed with sweets, treats, and treasures. Wander the market’s winding alleys and discover authentic German delicacies: sizzling sausages, warming Glühwein (mulled wine), old world confections, and so much more! Be dazzled by the glittering carousel, a 30-foot tall walk-in Christmas tree boasting 36,000 twinkling lights, live entertainment, and a multitude of festive family activities.

Tickets: Adult $10, Seniors $9, Youth $5, Children Age 0-6, FREE.
Purchase online to receive a complimentary Season Pass! Ticket bookings, Christmas Combos, and further details at: www.vancouverchristmasmarket.com 


Bright Nights Train in Stanley Park – November 30 – January 6, 2018

During the holiday season, the Bright Nights Christmas Train and Stanley Park Train Plaza sparkle with three million twinkling lights. You can purchase tickets to ride the Bright Nights Train and experience the lights, breathtaking displays, and live performers along the train route. If train rides are not for you, you can view the displays at the Train Plaza by donation.
All donations at the front gate and a portion of ticket sales go to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund. $1.4 million has been raised to help burn survivors and their families since 1998.

Tickets: Adult (19-64 years) $12+GST, Senior (65 years and over) $9+GST, Youth (13-18 years) $9+GST, Child (3-12 years) $8+GST and Small Children (2 years and under) FREE. Purchase your tickets at www.ticketleader.ca


Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the PNE – December 15 – January 21, 2018

This world renowned lantern festival makes its Canadian debut December 15th at the PNE grounds. The Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival will brighten our winter nights with 35 spectacular silk structures, some nearly 200 feet in length. Continuing through January 21, 2018, the nightly event features Chinese cultural performances including acrobats, dancers, musicians, and storytelling. There will be a market place, food trucks, warming tents, and as an extra perk, guests can enjoy special coffees and hot chocolate with their choice of Kahlua, Baileys, bourbon, or rum!

Gate price: ADULT PASS (13 – 64 years old) $22; SENIOR PASS (65 years and over) $17.00; CHILD PASS (4 – 12 years old) $15.00.
Save up to $3.00 per ticket when you purchase in advance online at www.ticketleader.ca


Don’t forget to share your Festive Adventures on social media and tag @PNE_Playland for a chance to be featured on our social channels!

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