LOWER MAINLAND (NEWS1130) – Here is a full list of where to find the best Christmas lights and events in the Lower Mainland for the 2012 holiday season.

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Christmas Lights


Vancouver
East 1st Avenue near Rupert
BC Place Northern Lights Display (6 a.m. to sunrise; sunset to 11 p.m. until Dec 25)
Trinity Street between Nanaimo and Renfrew Streets

Burnaby
Illuminations at Heritage Christmas

North Vancouver
Chalet Place
Grand Boulevard
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Coquitlam
Lillian Street near Brisbane Avenue

Port Coquitlam
Rae Street at Prairie Avenue

Pitt Meadows
Sutton Ave and Bonson Road

Maple Ridge
108 Avenue at 272 Street

Surrey
165A Avenue and 64th Street
91A Avenue near 154 Street
96A Street at 66 Avenue
62A Avenue at 193B Street
66 Avenue and 193 Street
165A Street at 63B Avenue
73 Avenue at 193 Street

Langley
48A Ave near 199th Street
49th Ave near 196A Street
Wakefield Drive

Chilliwack
Grand View Drive near Honeysuckle Drive

Christmas Events


Vancouver

Bright Nights – Stanley Park November 29 to January 2 (closed Christmas Day)
Christmas at Canada Place – Canada Place December 8 to December 30
Festival of Lights – VanDusen Botanical Garden December 7 to January 4 (closed Christmas Day)
Vancouver Christmas Market – Georgia Street at Hamilton November 24 to December 24
Jewel Box of Lights – Bloedel Conservatory – December 6 to January 1 (closed Christmas Day)
Downtown Ice Skating – Robson Square November 28 – end of February
BC Place Northern Lights Display (6 a.m. to sunrise; sunset to 11 p.m. until Dec 25)
Contact Winter Music Concert – BC Place December 26 6 p.m. Tickets at livenation.com

Burnaby
Heritage Christmas – Burnaby Village Museum December 15 to January 24 (closed December 24/25)

North Vancouver
The Peak of Christmas – Grouse Mountain November 24 to December 24
Capilano Canyon Lights – Capilano Suspension Bridge Park Dec1 to Jan 5 (closed December 25)

Richmond
Parade of Lights – Richmond Yacht Club December 15 and 16, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Langley
VSO Brass Quintet Christmas Concert: Canadian Reformed Church 21804 52 Ave December 11 7:30 p.m.

Abbotsford
Christmas Artisan Gift Fair – Kariton Art Gallery & Boutique November 4 to December 22