Christmas Light Displays in Vancouver

The ones who are planning to enjoy their Christmas in Vancouver or are visiting this Canadian city anytime during December 2015 will have plenty of places where they can admire the dazzling display of Christmas lights. Here is a look at some of the popular Christmas lighting displays that are surely going to impress travellers in Vancouver.

The Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Garden

More than a million lights will illuminate the VanDusen Botanical Garden in the month of December. Into its 31st year, the Festival of Lights will have interactive themed areas in addition to a range of shows such as Dancing Lights Show at Livingstone Lake and Vancouver Public Library’s Tales for a Winter’s Night. Tickets for the festival are available online and at the venue as well. The brilliant display of lights will take place between 4:30pm to 9pm but from 18th to 23rd December, you can enjoy the sight up till 10pm. The Festival of Lights remains closed on 25th December.

Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park

Stanley Park is probably the most well known park in Vancouver. During the holiday season, this lush park hosts an impressive annual event known as the Bright Nights Christmas Train. This train ride takes you through different parts of the park and presents you a captivating display of over 3 million lights. Besides, several live performances are organised during this fest. This event spans across the entire month of December. You can buy advance tickets online or pay at the venue for same-day tickets.

Capilano Canyon Lights

Capilano Canyon Lights is among the most impressive light displays in the entire British Columbia. A fantastic display of bright lights decorate the suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon, offering a world of visual delight in Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. The most prominent attraction in this rainforest is the tallest living Christmas tree in the world! Apart from enjoying the festive lights, you can participate in activities such as creating Christmas cards in the Winter Pavilion, and decorating gingerbread cookies. Capilano Canyon Lights is celebrated throughout the month of December.

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