What: The walk will focus on the ecology, creativity, and wonder of our local forest ecosystem. Lee Beavington is a biologist, artist, and an instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Amazon Field School. He will also compare the amazing biodiversity of tropical rain forests with our own temperate rain forests. Presented by Derby Reach/Brae Island Parks Association.
What: The annual Dundarave Festival of Lights kicks off with a Christmas tree decorating beach party on November 26th. On the four Saturdays leading up to Christmas, stop by for an afternoon of free concerts to spark your Christmas spirit. The official lighting of the Festival’s Christmas tree forest takes place at dusk. The Christmas trees will remain on display until December 31st, 2017
What: Capilano Suspension Bridge’s annual holiday tradition Canyon Lights is a must-see holiday event for all ages. Be dazzled by thousands of magical lights twinkling across the Suspension Bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk and throughout the park. Canyon Lights also illuminates the river and cliff face, and features the world’s tallest living Christmas tree. New this year is ‘Fireflies’, an interactive lighting display in the rainforest. Using giant flashlights, guests can magically awaken waves of tiny lights that glimmer and twinkle like fireflies.
What: Vancouver Historic Half Marathon winds its way through Stanley Park, with views of the city, northern mountains, and Lion’s Gate Bridge. The Half Route circles Stanley Park’s Seawall twice, with the 10 km and the 5 km an out and back.