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NEWS 1130's 2019 Christmas Lights and Events Spotter

Last Updated Dec 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm PST

LOWER MAINLAND (NEWS 1130) – Get into the holiday spirit this season — our popular Christmas Lights and Events Spotter is back for another year!

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Throughout the holiday season, we’re showcasing light displays from all over the Lower Mainland. You can also find the very best festive events happening in your community.

Scroll down to find a map, photo gallery, and full list of events. Check back regularly — we will be updating this site throughout the season!

Send us photos of Christmas lights in your neighbourhood (be sure to include the location!) or details about a holiday event in your neighbourhood. Tweet us @NEWS1130, post to our Facebook page, or email news1130@news1130.rogers.com.

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

Abbotsford 

Glow Gardens 

Tradex – Dec. 5 to Jan. 4

Highstreet Tree Lighting & Holiday Show

Highstreet Shopping Centre – Nov. 16 to Dec. 14

Kickoff to Christmas Makers Market

Abbotsford Exhibition Park – Nov. 29

Rogers Hometown Hockey

Abbotsford Exhibition Park – Dec. 1

Burnaby

6th Annual Burnaby Christmas Craft Fair

7837 Canada Way – Dec. 7 to Dec. 8

Breakfast with Santa

Charles Rummel Centre – Dec. 8

Charlie Brown Christmas

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – Dec. 11 to Dec. 12

DuPlessis Family Christmas Display 

Burnlake Drive and Woodlake Court – 12 minute light show and donation collection for BC Children’s starting at 4:30 p.m. every day until Jan. 5

Heritage Christmas 

Burnaby Village Museum – Nov. 23 to Jan. 3 (closed Dec. 24 and Christmas Day)

Swim with Santa

Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool & Fitness Centre – Dec. 21

Ugly Christmas Sweater Toonie Skate

Bill Copeland Sports Centre – Dec. 21

Winter Fun

Willingdon Center – Dec. 12

Coquitlam 

Annual Skate with Santa

Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex – Dec. 15

Boxing Day Skate

Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex – Dec. 26

Children’s Christmas Celebration

Poirier Community Centre – Dec. 15

Christmas Eve Skate 

Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex – Dec. 24

Dogwood Christmas Dinner

Dogwood Pavilion – Dec. 13

Holiday Drop & Shop 

Summit Community Centre – Dec. 16 to Dec. 19

Lights at Lafarge 

Lafarge Lake, Town Centre Park – Nov. 30

New Year’s Eve Skate

Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex – Dec. 31

Pajama Morning with Santa

Smiling Creek Activity Centre – Dec. 5

Delta

A Morning with Santa

South Delta Recreation Centre – Dec. 14

Breakfast with Santa

Ladner Community Centre – Dec. 7

Christmas Concert

Ladner Community Centre – Dec. 10

Christmas Tree Festival 

Ladner Village – Nov. 28

North Delta Tree Lighting Festival 

North Delta Arts Centre – Dec. 1

Tsawwassen Rotary Festival of Lights 

Diefenbaker Park – Dec. 1

Langley

Breakfast with Santa

Douglas Recreation Centre – Dec. 7

Christmas Eve Skate 

Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre – Dec. 24

Christmas in the Village 

Fort Langley Community Hall – Dec. 13 to 15

Christmas in Williams Park

Williams Park – Nov. 29 to Dec. 21

Holiday Family Fun Event

West Langley Hall – Dec. 9

Magic of Christmas

McBurney Plaza – Dec. 7

Pioneer Christmas 

Langley Centennial Museum – Dec. 8

Santa flies in from the North Pole

Canadian Museum of Flight – Dec. 15

Maple Ridge 

Christmas Carols & Coffee

St. George Church – Dec. 19

Christmas Haven

The ACT Arts Centre – Dec. 24

Christmas in the Park & Santa Claus Parade 

Memorial Peace Park – Dec. 7

CPR Holiday Train

Port Haney Wharf – Dec. 16

Eric Langton Holiday Craft Market

Eric Langton Elementary – Dec. 1

RCKC Lights up the Lake

Whonnock Lake Centre – Nov. 30

Ruskin Hall Christmas Market

Ruskin Community Hall – Dec. 7

Winter Fest 

Memorial Peace Park – Dec. 73

Mission

Candlelight Parade

Downtown Mission – Dec. 6

Christmas Family Games Night

Northview Mission – Nov. 29

Christmas Open House

Mission Community Health Centre – Dec. 10

Winter Wonderland

Mission Leisure Centre – Dec. 19

New Westminster 

Breakfast with Santa at QCC

Queensborough Community Centre – Dec. 1

Christmas Lunch (50+ years)

Century House – Dec. 5

Canadian Superstars: A Tribute to Celine Dion & Michael Bublé

The Massey Theatre – Dec. 7

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Massey Theatre – Dec. 1

Deck the Halls at QCC

Queensborough Community Centre – Nov. 28

Downtown New West Tree Lighting

Hyack Square – Nov. 30

Family Christmas Dinner

Queensborough Community Centre – Dec. 8

Homes for the Holidays

700 Twelfth Street – Dec. 8

Lighting of the Youth Centre

New West Youth Centre – Nov. 29

Santa Parade

Columbia Street – Dec. 15

Sunday Dance Committee Presents Christmas Dinner Dance

Century House – Dec. 1

North Vancouver

Breakfast with Santa

Grouse Mountain – Nov. 30, Dec. 1, Dec. 7, Dec. 8, Dec. 14-24

Canyon Lights

Capilano Suspension Bridge – Nov. 22 to Jan. 26

Fire Department Toy Drive

City Fire Hall – Dec. 10

Park & Tilford Holiday Hi-Light Festival

Park & Tilford Gardens – Nov. 29, Nov. 30, Dec. 6, Dec. 7, Dec. 13, Dec. 14, Dec. 20, and Dec. 21

Peak of Christmas

Grouse Mountain – Nov. 23 to Jan. 6

The Shipyards Christmas Festival

Shipbuilders’ Square – Nov. 30 to Dec. 1

Shipyards Christmas Market

Pipe Shop Venue at The Shipyards – Dec. 7 to Dec. 8 and Dec. 14 to Dec. 15

Spirit of Christmas at The Shipyards

Shipbuilders’ Square – Dec. 13 to Dec. 24

Pitt Meadows

CP Holiday Train

Corner of Harris Road and Advent Road – Dec. 16

Christmas in Pitt Meadows

Pitt Meadows Family Recreation Centre – Dec. 6

Port Coquitlam

Breakfast with Santa

Port Coquitlam Community Centre – Dec. 14

Christmas Eve Day Skate

Port Coquitlam Community Centre – Dec. 24

CP Holiday Train

Port Coquitlam West Coast Express Station – Dec. 15

Holiday Turkey Dinner

Hyde Creek Recreation Centre – Dec. 13

New Year’s Eve Day Skate

Port Coquitlam Community Centre – Dec. 31

Skate with Santa

Port Coquitlam Community Centre – Dec. 14

Port Moody

Blackberry Gift Shop’s Christmas Marketplace

Port Moody Arts Centre – Until Dec. 21

Christmas Eve Skate

Port Moody Recreation Complex – Dec. 24

The Christmas Revelers 

Newport Village – Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 15, Dec. 21

Christmas Tea on the Train

Port Moody Station Museum – Dec. 8 and Dec. 15

CP Holiday Train Celebration 

Behind Port Moody Recreation Complex – Dec. 17

Holiday Cheer at the Pier

Rocky Point Pier – Nov. 30

Santa Skate

Port Moody Recreation Complex – Dec. 8

Suter Brook Village Winter Festival

Suter Brooke Village – Dec. 5

Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash

Parkside Brewery – Dec. 7

Winter Treasures Artisan Market

Port Moody Arts Centre – Until Dec. 18

Richmond

Christmas at the Cannery – Festival of Trees

Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – Dec. 1 to Dec. 31

Christmas Even in the Village

Steveston Hub – Dec. 24

Dancing Trees – Interactive Winter Lights

Steveston Historical Society – Nov. 21 to Dec. 31

Heritage Building Light Display

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site – Nov. 21 to Dec. 31

Heritage Christmas Craft Fair

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site – Dec. 7

Letters to Santa

Steveston Historical Society – Nov. 21 to Dec. 24

Richmond Orchestra & Chorus: Christmas Time is Here

Fraserview MB Church – Dec. 14

Santa Claus Parade

Steveston Village – Dec. 24

Songs in the Snow: A Village Christmas

The Steveston Museum – Town Square Park – Dec. 7, Dec. 14, Dec. 21

Tea with Santa at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport

Fairmont Vancouver Airport – Dec. 14

A Victorian Christmas at London Heritage Farm

London Heritage Farm – Nov. 16 to Dec. 15 (Saturdays and Sundays)

A Victorian Christmas: Wreaths

London Heritage Farm Society – Dec. 7 to Dec. 8

A Victorian Christmas: Yule Log Centerpieces

London Heritage Farm Society – Dec. 14

Visiting Santa – Christmas at CF Richmond Centre

CF Richmond Center – Every day until Dec. 24

Windows of Hope 

Richmond Auto Mall – Nov. 20 to Jan 3

Winter Crafts at the Steveston Tram

Steveston Interurban Tram – Nov. 21 to Dec. 31

Winter Hayrides in Steveston

Steveston Community Centre – Dec. 5 to Dec. 6

Wooden Ornament Decorating

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site – Nov. 21 to Dec. 31

Winter Tram

Steveston Interurban Tram – Dec. 7

Surrey

Betty Huff Christmas Craft Fair

Betty Huff Elementary School – Dec. 7

Big Rig for Kids

Civic Plaza – Dec. 1

Christmas at the Museum

Museum of Surrey – Dec. 14

Christmas Tree Festival

Museum of Surrey – Dec. 1 to Dec. 22

Cloverdale Christmas Toy Drive

École Salish Secondary – Dec. 12

Gingerbread Village

Central City Mall – Dec. 7 to Dec. 15

Holiday Art Jam

City Centre Library – Dec. 6

Merry Makers 

Museum of Surrey – Dec. 7 and Dec. 21

Preteen Holly Jolly Holiday Party

Guildford Recreation Centre – Nov. 29

Skate with Santa

Newton Arena – Dec. 1

North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex – Dec. 8

South Surrey Arena – Dec. 14

Surrey Sport & Leisure Arena (Public skate and Family) – Dec. 15

Vancouver 

Aurora Winter Festival

Hastings Park – Nov. 22 to Jan. 5

Bright Nights Christmas Train

Stanley Park – Nov. 28 to Jan 1 (closed Christmas Day)

Christmas at Canada Place 

North point of Canada Place – Dec. 6 to Jan 1

Festivale Tropicale 

Bloedel Conservatory – Dec. 7 to Jan. 5 (closed Christmas Day)

The Great Big Give in support of A Loving Spoonful

Mary’s on Davie – Dec. 6

Lights of Hope

St. Paul’s Hospital – Nov. 14 to Jan. 6

Not-So-Silent Nights

Gastown – Dec. 12 and Dec. 13, Dec. 19 and Dec. 20

The Tenors Wonder of Christmas Tour

Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Dec. 3

2019 Vancouver Christmas Market

Jack Poole Plaza – Nov. 20 to Dec. 24

VanDusen Festival of Lights

VanDusen Botanical Garden – Nov. 30 to Jan. 5 (closed Christmas Day)

West Vancouver

Dundarave Christmas Fair

Dundarave Park – Nov. 30

Dundarave Festival of Lights

Dundarave Park – Nov. 30 to Dec. 21

Dundarave Nativity & Paddle Songs

Dundarave Park – Dec. 7

Lights of Hope

St. Paul’s Hospital – Nov. 14 to Jan. 6

World Christmas 

Dundarave Park – Dec. 14

Christmas Wassail & Bonfire

Dundarave Park – Dec. 21