In the news: Free Holiday Activities around Metro Vancouver
December 3 2019: CrispMedia / Vancouver Mom CEO Christine Pilkington (and mom of three) was on CTV Morning Live talking about some of our favourite free family friendly holiday activities.
6 free family friendly holiday activities
Lafarge Winter Lights Display
Free lights display in the Lower Mainland, with hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights illuminating Lafarge Lake at Town Centre Park in Coquitlam
The CP Holiday Train
Decked out in thousands of lights, The CP Holiday Train travels across Canada during the holiday season to raise food and cash donations for local food banks
This year’s free events include the famous Canada Place Sails of Light, an avenue of Christmas trees, and the historic Woodward’s Windows.
Robson Square Ice Skating
It’s one of Vancouver’s best winter traditions! Robson Square outdoor skating rink is open until the end of February 2020
Burnaby Heritage Museum and Village
Heritage holiday fun runs all month with lots of displays, sparkling light displays, décor, sing-a-longs, crafts, and special event performances scheduled throughout the season.
New West Santa Claus Parade
Floats and entertainment along historic Columbia Street! Kids can also come into Anvil Centre and write and send their letters to Santa with Canada Post’s holiday helpers.
Harriet Fancott is the Editor and Social Media Manager for Vancouver Mom. She has over 20 years experience in the arts, tech and mom-based blogging arenas. She lives in East Vancouver with her husband and son where they enjoy exploring all that Vancouver has to offer from festivals and events to playgrounds and beaches to sushi and ice cream (although not together).