Pillow Fight Vancouver 2017

Pillow Fight Vancouver 2017

On Saturday, April 1st 2017, there will be massive pillow fights around the world. At the pillow fight people show up with their pillows, try to look inconspicuous up until 3 pm, and then suddenly en masse bring out their feathery weapons and start swinging.
Cavalia Odysseo Vancouver 2017

Cavalia Odysseo Vancouver 2017

Known as the world’s largest touring production, Odysseo marries the equestrian arts, stage arts and high-tech theatrical effects at never-before-seen levels. This larger-than-life show sends hearts racing, but it is also a feast for the eyes that succeeds in delivering the spectacular with soul. Audiences of all ages are passionately rediscovering the century-old relationship between human and horse. As friends, partners and inseparable performers on stage, 65 horses and 48 artists lead the spectator on a great journey in a world of dreams where, together, they discover some of the planet’s most unforgettable landscapes.
Chinese New Year’s Chinatown Parade

Chinese New Year’s Chinatown Parade

The Chinese New Year Parade will return for the 44th time on Sunday, January 29th, 2017. This signature event of Vancouver's Chinatown will feature lion dances, cultural dance troupes, marching bands, martial arts performances and much more. This is an annual cultural extravaganza not to be missed. The parade will begin at 11 am. The Year of the Rooster in the Chinese Lunar calendar will begin on Saturday, January 28th in 2017. Come see the sights and hear the sounds of the festivities!
Capilano Canyon Lights 2016

Capilano Canyon Lights 2016

Celebrate Canyon Lights November 24, 2016 to January 8, 2017. Re-capture the feeling of wonder and excitement of the holiday season and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park. The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment. See the world’s tallest living Christmas tree (153 feet tall!), go on a Snowy Owl Prowl, decorate gingerbread cookies and make your own Christmas card (by donation) in the Winter Pavilion, and sing-along with the holiday band.
Concord's New Year’s Eve 2017 Vancouver

Concord's New Year’s Eve 2017 Vancouver

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday at the largest New Year's Eve party in Vancouver. Concord's New Year’s Eve Vancouver on December 31, 2016 is downtown Vancouver’s only waterfront celebration to ring in 2017. It features free live musical entertainment, sponsor exhibitions, over 20 food trucks, live on-site broadcasts, a Family Fireworks display for families with young children, and a Midnight Countdown with spectacular fireworks over Coal Harbour.
Festival of Lights at VanDusen Garden 2016

Festival of Lights at VanDusen Garden 2016

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden. The light displays at VanDusen Botanical Garden in December are amazing and very popular. In 2015 the Festival of Lights attracted over 110,000 visitors, making it a record year for the Christmas season attraction. 2016 attendance is expected to be just as high or even better.
Vancouver Santa Claus Parade 2016

Vancouver Santa Claus Parade 2016

Once again the Santa Claus Parade returns to Vancouver for its annual performance. The parade  attracts thousands of people each year. The Santa Claus parade gives the opportunity to children, teenagers and parents to relive the joys surrounding the preparations of that magical celebration.
Vancouver Christmas Market 2016

Vancouver Christmas Market 2016

The Christmas Market creates the perfect atmosphere to mix and mingle with friends and family, take in a quick drink after work or do lunch, and take in a wide variety of cultural activities and entertainment. During your visit to the Vancouver Christmas Market you’ll experience a mix of traditional food and beverage, as well as our selection of authentic wood carvings and toys, knitted goods, nutcrackers, pottery and other unique gifts. Also, there are plenty of activities for kids such as meeting Santa and Holly & Jolly.
CandyTown Festival Vancouver 2016

CandyTown Festival Vancouver 2016

Downtown Vancouver’s only free winter festival will transform Mainland Street into a winter wonderland. Lights and candy canes will adorn lamp poles and costumed characters will parade down the street. Holiday shoppers are invited to start their seasonal gift buying in Yaletown with local merchants as well as a specialty market carrying unique gifts and holiday treats. You’ll also find Mainland Street filled with local artisans, street performers and live music.
This outdoor Christmas festival is free, open to the public and sure to get people into the Christmas spirit.
Surrey Tree Lighting Festival 2016

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival 2016

Save the date! We're kicking off the holiday season by lighting Surrey's Tree in City Hall Plaza. Presented by Coast Capital Savings, this free family event is packed with fun activities, including a visit from a special jolly fellow.