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2015 Christmas Events

‘Tis the season for magical lights, harmony filled Christmas carols, delicious food and time spent with family. This is truly my favourite time of year and I always count down to some pretty special Christmas events that happen around the Lower Mainland! We’ve rounded up some of our personal favourites (and many we have reviews for, so you can see how much we loved them!) Do you have a favourite?

Bright Nights

There is something to be said about walking under the twinkling shimmer of over 3 million Christmas lights. If that doesn’t get you into the holiday spirit, nothing can! Bright Nights at Stanley Park returns for it’s 18th season, again taking over Stanley Park with a dazzling display of creativity, nostalgia and holiday spirit. This is an event you do not want to miss!

The Polar Express Squamish

Ask any child what their favourite holiday movie and story is and chances are a lot of them will tell you “The Polar Express” and it’s easy to see why. Mixing whimsical story with a heartfelt message of love and acceptance it’s a hit with all ages – myself included! As Christmas creeps closer and closer (seriously, it’s close!) we find ourselves curled up often to watch this family favourite.

Stanley Park Bright Nights

Every family creates their own holiday traditions. For us, the one Christmas tradition we cannot do without is a visit to Bright Nights in Stanley Park. Seeing my children’s excitement as they take in the magic of 3 million lights in stunning displays, brings me back to years of my own childhood Christmases. Bright Nights is a truly enchanting experience that everyone will love, from the very youngest to the