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Black Friday in Metro Vancouver

November 22nd, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Take our turkey-fuelled Boxing Day deals, amp them up, drive up the discounts, offer them before Christmas, and you have the shopping phenomenon south of the border known as Black Friday. The day after American Thanksgiving is all about deep discounts and deals at retailers of all sizes and you can now find this holiday […]

3 Reasons to Attend the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

November 19th, 2014 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Surrey Tree Lighting Festival takes place Saturday, November 22nd at the new Surrey City Hall Plaza. It’s a highlight of the holiday season and although I could name many more, here are 3 big reasons to attend this free family festival this year: Photo via Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on Facebook The Lineup […]

Vancouver Christmas Market

November 19th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 5th annual Vancouver Christmas Market opens on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza in Downtown Vancouver. This slice of European holiday cheer hosts 50 unique vendors and a variety of themed activities through to Wednesday, December 24, 2014. Vancouver Christmas Market Take a spin on Vancouver’s only Christmas Carousel, enjoy […]

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

November 7th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Surrey always hosts fantastic seasonal festivals and the next one on the calendar is the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on Saturday, November 22nd. Moving this year from the Central City Plaza over to the new City Hall Plaza across the street, the event will have a full lineup of activities and performers […]

Circle Craft Christmas Market 2014

November 3rd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The very popular Circle Craft Christmas Market returns this month to kick off the holiday season in style with hundreds of gifts, decorations, snacks, and seasonal inspirations. What: Circle Craft Christmas Market Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West When: November 11th until November 16th, 2014 Tickets: Available online for a $2 discount if purchased before November […]

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Vancouver

December 30th, 2013 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you have a live, cut Christmas tree that you will need to dispose of over the next week or so, there are several tree chipping and tree recycling options in Vancouver. Photo credit: mrlerone on Flickr Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Vancouver Christmas Tree Chipping City of Vancouver staff and Lions Club […]

White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity

December 24th, 2013 @ 12:02pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A decade-long tradition continues as management and staff at two Lower Mainland White Spot restaurant locations donate their time, tips, and net proceeds to a very worthy local causes on Christmas Day. The White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity will take place on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the following locations: […]

Open on Christmas Day in Vancouver

December 23rd, 2013 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christmas Day is almost here and while many are on holidays, there are some who will staying around town this week with family and friends. If you’re looking for something to do, here’s a list of what’s open on Christmas Day. Photo credit: greatscott94 on Flickr Open on Christmas Day in Vancouver Robson Square Ice […]