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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Friday, December 3, 2021

  • BC Buy Local Week– this week people are reminded about the value of supporting local and independently-owned businesses. While doing your holiday shopping, be sure to buy local as much as you can! For ideas on how and why you should support small businesses in your community, see our article about BC Buy Local Week.
  • Coquitlam Christmas Craft Fair– a large indoor holiday artisan market at the Poirier Forum. (December 3-5, 2021.)
  • Hopscotch Festival– a series of whiskey and other fine spirits-tasting events in Vancouver. Today features the Canadian premiere of “The Water of Life” and Whisky Tasting event.
  • Imagine Picasso– a multi-media art exhibition featuring the works of Pablo Picasso at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Da Vinci Experience– a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum– the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Vancouver TheatreSports– live improv theatre at Granville Island.
  • The Real Wild West– both this new film and the one about Canada show at FlyOver Canada.
  • Christmas Tree Sales– various charities and farms are selling Christmas trees around the Lower Mainland.
  • Christmas Attractions
  • Skating at the Shipyards– ice skating at Shipyard Commons in North Vancouver. (TBC)

Saturday, December 4, 2021

  • BC Buy Local Week– this week people are reminded about the value of supporting local and independently-owned businesses. While doing your holiday shopping, be sure to buy local as much as you can!
  • TEDx Grandview Heights– inspirational speakers present on a range of topics today at Granville Island.
  • Shipyards Christmas Festival– a free winter holiday-themed community event at the Shipyards in North Vancouver. Activities include live music, an artisan market, ice skating and the lighting of the City of North Vancouver’s official Christmas tree.
  • Shipyards Christmas Artisan Market– an indoor market in the Pipe Shop at the Shipyards in North Vancouver.
  • Coquitlam Christmas Craft Fair– a large indoor holiday artisan market at the Poirier Forum.
  • Christmas at Britannia Mine– Santa Claus is on site today for family photos. The venue also has Christmas lights and decorations.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum– the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Opening Day for MONOVA– the Museum of North Vancouver opens for the first time today. Admission is free (but for today only).
  • Vancouver TheatreSports– live improv theatre at Granville Island.
  • The Real Wild West– both this new film and the one about Canada show at FlyOver Canada.
  • Christmas Attractions
  • Imagine Picasso– a multi-media art exhibition featuring the works of Pablo Picasso at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Da Vinci Experience– a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • Skating at the Shipyards– ice skating at Shipyard Commons in North Vancouver. (TBC)

Sunday, December 5, 2021

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Week of December 20th to 26th

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Saturday, December 25, 2021

  • Christmas Day (Stat Holiday)
    • Lights by the Lake– Christmas illuminations at Harrison Hot Springs. (TBC)
    • Lights at Lafarge– winter light displays around Coquitlam’s Lafarge Lake.
    • Christmas Glow– a drive-thru winter holiday festival featuring a light tunnel, holiday illuminations and music in Langley.
    • Vallea Lumina– an outdoor winter lights attraction in Whistler.

Sunday, December 26, 2021

Week of December 27th to 31st

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Monday, December 27, 2021

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Friday, December 31, 2021

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2021 December Events

The following events may also be taking place in December 2021 (although exact details are to be confirmed):

Festivals and Events (Other than Christmas ones)

  • Winter Solstice Lantern Festival– an annual community event with dancing, fire performances and outdoor processions at several different venues (including Granville Island and Yaletown). (TBC)
  • Contact Winter Music Festival– a music festival featuring electronic dance music (EDM) by various artists at GM Place Stadium at the end of the month. (December 29 & 30, 2021)

Christmas Attractions

  • Festival of Trees– special Christmas tree decorations at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston Village.
  • Christmas Glow– a winter holiday festival featuring a light tunnel, holiday illuminations and music in Langley. (Open from November 18, 2021, until January 1, 2022).
  • Christmas at Canada Place– Christmas lights and seasonal displays.
  • Festivale Tropicale– Christmas lights and glowing plants at the Bloedel Conservatory at Queen Elizabeth Park. (Not happening in 2021.)
  • Holiday Hi-Light Festival– Christmas lights and family-friendly activities between 5:30 and 9 pm in the gardens on Friday evenings at Park and Tilford mall in North Vancouver (by donation). (Not happening in 2021, although the lights are up.)
  • Gingerbread Lane– a free display of Christmas gingerbread houses at the Vancouver Hyatt Regency. (Not happening in 2021.)
  • Granville Island– the shopping and entertainment district is open and the neighbourhood is decorated with Christmas lights at night.
  • Dickens Christmas– free Christmas displays at the British Museum at 45945 Alexander Avenue in Chilliwack. (Likely not happening in 2021.)
  • Loft Country Christmas– an Old West-themed Christmas attraction at a farm in Langley. (Cancelled for 2021.)
  • Peak of Christmas– Santa, reindeer, sleigh rides, gingerbread house displays, ice skating and other holiday fun up at Grouse Mountain. (From November 25, 2021, until January 3, 2022.)
  • Polar Express– special Christmas activities at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park in Squamish. (November 27 & 28 and December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19.)
  • Scuba Claus and Holiday Traditions– Christmas movies and photo opportunities with Santa at the Vancouver Aquarium.

Santa Claus Parades

Christmas Events

  • Carol Ships Shoreline Celebration– a community bonfire, live entertainment, craft-making opportunities and boats with Christmas lights out on the water in North Vancouver’s Deep Cove. (TBC)
  • CP Holiday Train– musicians entertain with stops this evening in Agassiz, Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. Admission is by donation with proceeds benefiting local food banks. (TBC)
  • Jingle Bell White Rock– opening night for the White Rock Festival of Lights. The event features kid-friendly craft activities, photo opportunities with Santa and live entertainment. (TBC)
  • Langley Magic of Christmas– a family-friendly event that includes breakfast with Santa Claus, live entertainment, a parade and tree lighting ceremony in and around McBurney Plaza at 20518 Fraser Highway. (TBC)
  • Light Up Bowen Lantern Festival– a community event featuring a small parade, caroling, a nativity play and Santa Claus on Bowen Island. (TBC)
  • Santa Comes to Britannia– a special day event at the Britannia Mine Museum featuring a train ride, Santa Claus and other family-friendly activities. (TBC)
  • Lumagica Surrey– a new Christmas-themed event with illuminations and other things to see at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. (December 3 to 30, 2021.)
  • Santa Shuffle– a 5K Fun Run and 1K Elf Walk at Stanley Park benefiting the Salvation Army. (Happening in a virtual format on December 4th and 5th in 2021.)
  • Colombian Dia de las Velitas Fiesta– a free event with live music, kid-friendly activities and food for purchase. (TBC)

Christmas Craft Fairs and Markets

  • Christmas in the Village– an indoor artisan market with a Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol theme at the Community Hall at 9167 Glover Road in Fort Langley. (TBC)
  • Coquitlam Christmas Craft Fair– a three-day event at 618 Poirier Street. (December 3-5, 2021.)
  • Coquitlam Christmas Night Market– at the Evergreen Cultural Centre at 1205 Pinetree Way in Coquitlam. The event features an artisan market with free admission. (TBC, but not likely happening.)
  • Got Craft– usually at the Croatian Cultural Centre at 3250 Commercial Drive in Vancouver. (Taking place as a virtual event in 2021.)
  • Make It Craft Show– a craft event with over 170 vendors at the PNE at 2901 East Hastings Street. (Cancelled in 2021.)
  • Mercato Italian Christmas Market– at the Italian Cultural Centre at 3075 Slocan Street. (TBC)
  • New West Winter Night Market– a holiday craft fair event at New Westminster’s River Market. (TBC)
  • Toque Craft Fair– a small artisan market with around 20 vendors at 303 East 8th Avenue in Vancouver. Admission is by donation. (TBC)

Christmas Concerts

Other Shows and Entertainment

  • The Nutcracker– the Christmas classic with Goh Ballet at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. (TBC)
  • Family Favourites Movies– a family-friendly film shows for just $2.99 on Saturday mornings at select Cineplex theatres in Vancouver, Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Langley, North Vancouver, Richmond and Surrey at 11 o’clock. (TBC)
  • Arts Club Theatre– Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol shows at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage.
  • Vancouver TheatreSports– live improv theatre at 1502 Duranleau Street on Granville Island.
  • Jazz Evenings in the Parlour– at the Roedde House Museumin Vancouver’s West End (not far from Robson Street).
  • Jazz Vespers
    • On Sundays at 4 pm at St. Andrews-Wesley United Church at 1018 Nelson Street in Vancouver.

Other Events and Activities

Other Information

For more, check out Vancouver’s Best Places for Winter Activities or Vancouver’s Things to do at Christmas Time.

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