Lace up your skates, strap the skis to the roof, or waltz around an outdoor market! We’ve rounded up the best winter activities around Vancouver!




Here goes!

Whistler Blackcomb is officially open for the season!! Time to seek out that fresh pow! (Other local mountains are set to open soon too). 

Mitch Winton Photography
[Mitch Winton Photography]


Starting November 24th, the largest outdoor light maze will illuminate Vancouver! Enchant combines the light display with a bustling local vendor market, live performances, warming seasonal eats and drinks, an outdoor fire pit, and much more!

Enchant Christmas Facebook Page
[Enchant Christmas Facebook Page]


The Capilano Suspension Bridge will twinkle in the night with the Canyon Lights display, beginning November 24th. Get into the spirit of the season and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park!




Stroll through a gingerbread village atop Grouse Mountain! The Spirit Gallery at Grouse Mountain, the Peak of Christmas, will be transformed into a winter wonderland with a collection of enchanting gingerbread houses making up a ‘Gingerbread Village’!



3 million twinkling lights will brighten up Stanley Park, beginning November 28th, with Bright Nights in Stanley Park! You can take the train, enjoy the lights, there will be snacks, and visits from Santa!

Bright Nights in Stanley Park via Ray Van ENG
Bright Nights in Stanley Park via Ray Van ENG



FREE Skating at Robson Square begins December 1st – so start garage searching for those ice skates now! And if you don’t have a pair, you can rent them for $4 at the rink.



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