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Light Up The Heights in Burnaby 2012

November 28th, 2012 @ 4:08pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last few years we’ve found a special place in our hearts for Burnaby Heights, a neighbourhood crossing North Burnaby with spectacular city and mountain views and local merchants who care about their community. Burnaby Heights will be hosting “Light Up The Heights” this weekend with a tree lighting ceremony and more, all free […]

Vancouver Trolley Company Karaoke Christmas Lights Tour 2012

November 28th, 2012 @ 1:48pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Trolley Company will once again combine tours of the city with holiday carols and light displays with their Karaoke Christmas Lights Tour. From December 7th to December 31st you can join a trolley tour at the Vancouver Christmas Market starting at 6:30pm. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Trolley Company on Facebook. Once on the […]

Vancouver North Pole Express

November 28th, 2012 @ 1:22pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver North Pole Express combines two things that evoke nostalgia and memories: trains and the holidays. In true Polar Express style, families are invited aboard a train at the VIA Rail Station (Pacific Central Station at 1150 Station St) to enjoy some hot chocolates and a half-hour Christmas Magic Show by Matthew Johnson. Upon […]

Goh Ballet’s Nutcracker 2012

November 27th, 2012 @ 2:37pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Goh Ballet’s Nutcracker will be dazzling audiences of all ages in Vancouver this Christmas, set to Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable score performed by members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra. Photo courtesy of the Goh Ballet. Experience Clara’s dream come to life as she embarks on a magical journey through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom […]

Festival of Lights at VanDusen Garden 2012

November 27th, 2012 @ 10:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Covering 55 acres, VanDusen Botanical Garden is a year-round destination for those looking for a peaceful stroll or natural photo opportunities, attending fundraising events, taking in the beauty of spring and summer foliage or the colours of fall, and especially basking in the glow of thousands of twinkling lights during the annual Festival of Lights. […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool: BC Place Light Displays

November 27th, 2012 @ 9:48am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been just over a year since the renovated and refurbished BC Place was unveiled. Aside from an entirely new roof, new seats, and seismic upgrades, the 36-foot tall Northern Lights Display was added in a ring around the stadium. Photo credit: Basedigital Images (Away…) on Flickr Made up of 170 ETFE panels, stacked 4 […]