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NEWS 1130's 2017 Christmas Lights & Events Spotter

Last Updated Dec 22, 2017 at 10:10 am PDT

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NEWS 1130 is showcasing Christmas light displays and events from all across the Lower Mainland

Send us a photo of a Christmas light display and we'll add it to our spotter map!

LOWER MAINLAND (NEWS 1130) – We here at NEWS 1130 want to help you get into the holiday spirit this season.

It’s back by popular demand: The NEWS 1130 Broadway Camera Christmas Lights and Events Spotter, presented by Fuji Film.

Brought to you by Fujifilm “makers of award-winning cameras and lenses”

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As we head further into the holiday season, we’ll be be showcasing Christmas lights displays from all across the Lower Mainland. We’ve also got the details on the very best festive events happening in communities across the region.

Scroll down to find a map, photo gallery, and full list of events.

Help us spread holiday cheer by sending us photos of Christmas lights in your neighbourhood (don’t forget to include the location!) or details about a holiday event near you. Tweet us @NEWS1130, post to our Facebook page, or email us at news1130@news1130.rogers.com.

Christmas lights displays are shown on the map in red. Christmas events are shown in green.


Christmas Market at the Museum
Mennonite Heritage Museum – November 20 to 25

Christmas Masquerade Swing Ball
Suburban Swing – December 17

Christmas Open House
Trethewey House Heritage Site – December 2

Christmas Sweets
Gateway Church – December 15 and 16

Christmas at Tuscan Farm Gardens
Tuscan Farm Gardens – November 18 and 25, December 2 and 9

Christmas Wreath Workshop
Tracycakes Bakery Cafe – November 30

Highstreet Holiday Show
Highstreet Central Plaza – November 18 and 35; December 2, 9, and 16

O Holy Night
Bakerview Church – December 2

Santa Shuffle Fun Run & Elf Walk
Ellwood Park – December 2


Bright in Burnaby
Burnaby Village Museum – December 2

Christmas with Coastal Sound Youth Choir
New Westminster Reformed Church – December 8

Edmonds Festival of Lights
Edmonds Community Centre – November 25

Heritage Christmas
Burnaby Village Museum – November 25 to January 5 (Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)

Seasonal Celebration
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – December 9

Visit with Santa
Willingdon Community Centre – December 7


Christmas Craft Fair
Poirier Forum – December 1-3

Comfort & Joy – Coastal Sound Music
Evergreen Cultural Centre – December 10

Jingle Bells Night
Lafarge Lake, Town Centre Park – December 22

Lights at Lafarge
Lafarge Lake, Town Centre Park – November 25 (Lights remain on until January 21)


Breakfast with Santa
Kennedy Seniors Recreation Centre – December 9

Christmas Concert
Ladner Community Centre – December 5

Deck the Halls Christmas Artisan Market
North Delta Recreation Centre – November 25

A Morning with Santa
North Delta Recreation Centre – December 2
South Delta Recreation Centre – December 9

Winter Wonderland Skates
North and South Delta Recreation Centres – December 23, 29-31; January 1 to 5


Christmas in the Village of Fort Langley
Fort Langley Community Hall – December 15, 16, 17

Christmas in Williams Park
Williams Park, just off 232 Street – December 1 to December 15

Glow Christmas Light Garden and Market
Milner Village Garden Centre – November 24 to December 30 (Closed Sundays. Also closed November 27, December 25)

Pancake Breakfast with Santa
Krause Berry Farms – December 10

Wagner Hills Christmas Market
Wagner Hills women’s campus – Fridays and Saturdays, December 1 to December 16

Maple Ridge

CP Holiday Train
Across from Billy Miner Pub – December 16

Timberline Country Christmas
Timberline Ranch – December 2 to December 20


Breakfast with Santa
Mission Leisure Centre – December 7

Christmas at the Clarke
Clarke Theatre – December 13

Christmas Farmers Market
Clarke Theatre – November 25

Mission Candlelight Parade
First Avenue – December 1

The Nutcracker
Clarke Theatre – December 9

Rotary Carol Festival
Clarke Theatre – December 6

New Westminster

New West Craft Christmas Night Market
River Market – December 2

Santa Parade
Columbia Street – December 2

North Vancouver

Christmas Festival
The Shipyards – December 2

Canyon Lights
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park – November 23 to January 28

Holiday Hi-Light Festival
Park & Tilford Gardens – December 1, 8, 15, 22 (Lights on December 1 to December 31)

The Peak of Christmas
Grouse Mountain – November 24 to January 7

Pitt Meadows

CP Holiday Train
Corner of Harris Road and Advent Road, at the railway crossing – December 16

Port Coquitlam

Breakfast with Santa
Wilson Centre – December 9

Christmas in Leigh Square
Leigh Square Community Arts Village – November 24, 25

CP Holiday Train
Port Coquitlam West Coast Express Station – December 17

Heritage Christmas Tree Festival
Various locations – November 25 to December 31

Port Moody

CP Holiday Train
300 loco Road, behind Arena and Rec Centre – December 17

Holiday Cheer on the Pier
Rocky Point Park – December 2


Breakfast with Santa
Steveston Community Centre – December 3

Breakfast with Santa
East Richmond Community Hall – December 9

Breakfast with Santa
River Rock Show Theatre – December 16 to 18

Christmas Craft Fair
Steveston Community Centre – November 25

Lighting of the Fire Hall
Fire Hall No. 5 – December 5

Winter Hayrides
Steveston Community Centre – December 7 to December 8


Breakfast with Santa
Various locations – December 2 to December 16

Evening Carol Sing
Historic Stewart Farm – December 9

Lighted Truck Parade
Surrey Civic Plaza – December 3

Pioneer Christmas
Historic Stewart Farm – December 9

Rogers Hometown Hockey
Civic Plaza, City Hall – December 9 to December 10

Seniors Christmas Dining Out Series
Various locations – December 7 to December 15

Skate with Santa
North Surrey Arena – December 9
Newton Arena – December 10

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival
Surrey City Hall – November 25

Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir: Sounds of Christmas
Surrey Arts Centre – December 5

Winter Ice Palace
Cloverdale Ice Arena – December 22 to January 7

Winter Fest
Guildford Recreation Centre – December 16


Bright Night Christmas Train
Stanley Park – November 30 to January 6 (Closed Christmas Day)
*No live actors January 2-6

Britannia Christmas Craft Fair
Britannia Community Services Centre – November 17 to November 19

Canada 150 Skating Day
Trout Lake Arena – December 10

Candytown – A Yaletown Holiday Festival
Mainland Street – November 25

Chinese Lantern Festival
PNE – December 15 to January 21

Christmas at Canada Place
Canada Place – November 23 to December 31

Goh Ballet presents: The Nutcracker
The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts – December 14 to December 19

Italian Christmas Market
Italian Cultural Centre – November 24

Kensington Holiday Craft Fair
Kensington Community Centre – December 2

Robson Square Ice Skating
Robson Square – December 1 to February 28

Santa Shuffle Fun Run & Elf Walk
Lumberman’s Arch – December 2

Seasonal Decorations & Holiday Art Workshop
Britannia Community Services Centre – December 9

St. Paul’s Hospital Lights of Hope
Visit the lights display on Burrard Street at Comox Street for charity

Vancouver Christmas Market
Jack Poole Plaza – November 22 to December 24

Vancouver Santa Claus Parade
Downtown Vancouver – December 3

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra – A Traditional Christmas
Various locations – December 8 to December 18

VanDusen Festival of Lights
VanDusen Botanical Garden – December 1 to January 7 (Closed Christmas Day)

West End Holiday Craft Fair
West End Community Centre – November 25 to November 26

West Vancouver

Christmas Wassail & Bonfire
Dundarave Village and Beach – December 23

Dundarave Christmas Fair
Dundarave Village and Beach – December 2

Dundarave Nativity & Paddle Songs
Dundarave Village and Beach – December 9

World Christmas
Dundarave Village and Beach – December 16

White Rock

Christmas Craft Fun
White Rock Library – December 13