Enjoy the magic of the season at this long-running Vancouver Christmas event

One of Vancouver’s longest-running Christmas events gets underway soon at a waterfront landmark.

Christmas at Canada Place is in its 32nd year of delighting locals and visitors alike with all sorts of free family-friendly fun to celebrate the season. The event kicks off on Dec. 6, and runs through Jan. 1.

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Stroll a festive Avenue of Trees, enjoy the twinkling lights of a 15-foot tall moose sculpture aptly named “Christmoose,” and see the iconic sails of Canada Place shine with festive colourful lights.

Christmas at Canada Place
Christmoose at Christmas at Canada Place. Photo courtesy Canada Place

History buffs will love the chance to go back in time with the charming vintage Woodward’s Windows display that used to enchant Vancouverites visiting the department store many years ago.

Christmas at Canada Place
See the historic Woodward’s department store Christmas window displays that live on here. Photo courtesy Canada Place

While on site, you may want to purchase tickets to check out FlyOver Canada’s popular Christmas experience. Soar with Santa on a magical ride from Nov. 21 through Jan. 5. More information and tickets are available online.

Christmas at Canada Place

When: Dec. 6 to Jan. 1, from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. daily (including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day)
Where: Canadian Trail (west promenade) and North Point of Canada Place
Cost: Free


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