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6 ways to get holiday-ready at Wesbrook Village

Getting ready for the hols isn’t just about picking up presents. It’s about getting party-ready, mentally ready, and having fun while you do it! Wesbrook Village is the perfect spot to go with (or without) the whole family. Plus it’s decked out in holiday lights for a festive feel.

Pick up holiday supplies

It’s nice to have some festive bubbly or wines on hand over the holidays to bring as hostess gifts or have at the ready for open houses and dinners. Pick up a few bottles of gold covered Kim Crawford sauvignon blanc or a pink prosecco that looks so festive and fun in a glass at the BC Liquor Store in the village. For groceries, head to Save-On-Foods for all our food supplies. For tea lovers, perhaps a gift basket form Murchie’s Teas!

Take a coffee break

Let’s face it, the kids will be wringy after a couple of store visits, so drop into Dough Girls for a latte, a few hot chocolates for the kids and croissants for everyone. Feel like something super healthy, check out Freshii. If you’d like something a bit stronger, have a a few cold ones and some moules et frites fromBierCraft Restaurant,” or maybe a loaded up frozen yogurt cup from Menchies, no one goes hungry at Wesbrook Village.

Treat Dad to a shave

Get a proper old school shave at the University Barbershop, where their motto is “a quality haircut with a nod to the golden days of barbering and a wink to today’s current trends.”

Get beautified

You might want to be kid-free for this one! Get your nails party-ready with a mani-pedi from A Perfect 10 Nail Spa right in the heart of Wesbrook Village. They offer mani-pedis, gels, nail art, waxing, and more. Plus, they have all the best Opi products in fun and creative colours.

Pick up some active gifts

Hit up The Running Room for all things running related or More Bikes for the perfect active gifts. More Bikes, a Canadian bike store that lives a breathes cycling.

Take a nature walk

Photo of Pacific Spirit Park by Viv Lynch on Flickr Creative Commons.

Holiday prep can be stressful, and we can easily let our health slide. Taking a crisp walk in nature is instant mind and body boost. Wesbrook Village is minutes away from the Pacific Spirit Park with miles of easy trails and towering firs.

PS: There’s loads of free parking at Wesbrook Village!

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This post is sponsored by Community Builder Wesbrook Village

Wesbrook Village is a collection of shops and residences on Vancouver’s West Side. Located on a spectacular peninsula known for its ocean views, old-growth forest, outdoor recreation and the tier-one University of British Columbia, Wesbrook is an ideal starting point for an hour of excitement or a lifetime of enrichment. With over 5 parks and playgrounds, a new community centre and over 200 events and activities throughout the year, come experience what Wesbrook Village has to offer! www.discoverwesbrook.com

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