You can now book time to meet Santa at Vancouver's Aurora Winter Festival

Dec 5 2019, 10:55 pm

Aurora Winter Festival is taking over Hastings Park this December, and it comes with plenty of holiday magic in Vancouver.

For the next two weeks, the festival will be hosting a Thursday night special. On December 5 and 12, Aurora Winter Festival will be offering free skate rentals with admission and half-price unlimited ride and slide passes.

Aurora Winter Festival

That means that visitors can enjoy the tube slide, super shot, Ferris wheel, Berry Go Round, Elephants, Choo Choo Charlie, and Bulgy’s — as many times as they can.

Similar to last year, Aurora has also released a free, downloadable app that will help enhance the festival experience.

Aurora Winter Festival

For those heading to Aurora Winter Festival soon, check out what the app offers:

Mystical Worlds Quest

Aurora Winter Festival

The Beauty of the Mystical Worlds thrives on the energy of tour guests. As you journey through the festive grounds, you can join the quest to energize the Mystical Worlds. The quest has eight charging different stations for guests to journey to, and each one includes a QR code for you to scan and sustain the beauty and magic of the Mystical Worlds. If a guest scans all eight codes they can redeem their prize at the Merchandise booth by the Frozen Pond.

An interactive venue map

Aurora Winter Festival

This map will help you navigate your experience to make it truly unique for you. Open up the map, select a pin you want to visit, and you can see where it is on the grounds.

Schedule of events and storytime with Santa


Aurora Winter Festival

Want to catch a show at the Entertainment tent? There’s plenty to see on stage so use the app to check when the performers go on. Plus, Santa has visits throughout the day so that you and your loved ones can go and experience Santa’s Storytime.

Exclusive opportunity to book a time to meet Santa

Looking to get that Holiday photo with Santa? Book your time through the Aurora Winter Festival App and you can hand your wish list to the man himself. As a free experience, be sure to bring your own camera or cell phone to snap the picture.

Aurora Winter Festival 2019

When: Now until January 5, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Hastings Park – 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Tickets: General admission passes start at $17.99, senior and child passes start at $12.99, family passes start at $49.99, available online

Daily Hive is a proud community sponsor of the Aurora Winter Festival

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