Christmas is just around the corner and you still haven’t finished your holiday shopping? Not to worry, as the merry merchants at Vancouver Christmas Market are ready to help you with Gift-spiration every day right up until Christmas Eve.
The authentic German market is open daily from 11:30 am to 9:30 at Jack Poole Plaza for its 10th year of festive fun and seasonal shopping. There are more than 80 huts of authentic German sweets, treats, and treasures to explore, and you’re sure to find something for everyone for everyone on your gift list.
To help you find the perfect gift during your Vancouver Christmas Market adventure, here are some of the amazing vendors to check out.
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Make a delicious holiday feast with West Coast Wild Foods, one of the country’s leading wild mushroom companies. They offer a full array of fresh as well as dried mushrooms for all sorts of recipes. There will also be Candy Cap Mushroom Macaroons, local pickled fiddleheads, fresh truffle, a variety of Untamed Feast products, and more for the foodie on your list.
Save the planet and look good doing it! life UNpacked is a Canadian company that offers alternative, zero-waste options for grooming products. Conscious consumers can purchase shampoo, razors, soap, toothbrushes, cotton swabs, floss, or toothpaste, and keep unnecessary packaging from your life and the landfill.
Brighten the holidays with stunning and unique lampshades from at Amezing Lights. Each self-assemble light features Infinity Lights, and can be used both indoors and outdoors. Have fun with the quadrilateral, interlocking pieces — they can be assembled in as many as 21 different shapes.
For the spirited sommelier: Wild Goose Winery and Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery
Raise a glass this holiday season. The award-winning Wild Goose Winery offers premium limited-production wines that are produced in the German style. Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery is BC’s Original Farm-to-Flask Distillery, and features more than 30 internationally-awarded spirits including gins, whiskies, vodkas, brandies and more. Bring a taste of the Okanagan Valley home for Christmas.
Stay warm and cozy while relaxing with a good book or movie this Christmas with a Kanata blanket. Kanata Blanket Co. has offered a distinctive assortment of premium quality blankets for the past 26 years that have become favourites all over North America. Blanket designs include some of the continent’s most celebrated Indigenous artists, including Bill Reid, Joe Mandur Jr., James Hart, and brothers Jaalen and Gwaai Edenshaw.
Have a company Christmas party and need a festive outfit? Shopping for a co-worker in the office Secret Santa? Drop by the Ugly Christmas Sweater Shack and choose from hundreds of vintage Christmas sweaters with a huge amunt of styles, sizes, and colours to choose from! No two are alike, so get your favourite before they’re gone!
After you’re done all your Christmas shopping, enjoy the rest of the festive activities at Vancouver Christmas Market! Ride on the Christmas Carousel and try the marker’s delicious food and drinks! Sing along to live entertainment on the Flying Stage, and explore the Lovers’ Lane and Love Lock Installation. Have a holly, jolly time!
When: Daily until December 24, 2019
Time: 11:30 am to 9:30 pm (Now until December 23), 11:30 am to 6 pm (December 24)
Where: Jack Poole Plaza – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Tickets: Online. Adult, $12.99; seniors, $10.99; youth $6.99 (online) / adult, $15; seniors, $13; youth, $9 (gate admission). There is also free admission for children six and under, $8 Early Bird Admission on weekdays before 2 pm (gate admission), and $10 admission all day every Tuesday (gate admission)
Daily Hive is a proud media sponsor of the 10th annual Vancouver Christmas Market