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Lights of Hope at St Paul’s Hospital

November 26th, 2014 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

St Paul’s Hospital will shine bright again this season as Lights of Hope illuminates Burrard Street starting November 27th. With 10 kilometers of string lights and more than 100,000 bulbs, this display is to dazzle and also inspire passersby to donate to St Paul’s in recognition of their support for our community. Photo credit: qasic […]

Lougheed Town Centre Giveaway

November 25th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Lougheed Town Centre is gearing up for the holiday shopping season now that Santa arrived last Saturday. It all starts with Black Friday on November 28th when doors will open at 7:00am and the first 200 people to visit Guest Services will receive a gift card up to a $200 value. Throughout the month of […]

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge

November 24th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Up in the crisp North Shore mountain air, with the aroma of evergreens and a rushing river below, the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park will light up with thousands upon thousands of twinkling lights for the 9th year of Canyon Lights. Featuring the world’s tallest living Christmas tree, a 250 year old Douglas-fir standing at 46.4m […]

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 […]