Bright Nights in Stanley Park Christmas 2016

Nov 23 2016, 10:53 pm

Metro Vancouver’s most magical Christmas light display located in the heart of Stanley Park is opening its doors on November 28 for the holiday season.

Over three million dazzling lights decorate acres of the dark forest, reaching as high as the forest canopy for Bright Nights in Stanley Park. The attraction is also accompanied by a train ride, music, snacks, entertainment, and even visits with Santa and his elves.

The annual tradition, now in its 19th year, is operated and installed by 800 firefighters – it is a task that requires 8,000 hours of set-up over three months. Bright Nights attracts 200,000 visitors every year.

Admission into Bright Nights is by donation (suggested amount is $4) with all proceeds benefiting the Burn Fund, which provides life-saving, life supporting and life enriching services to people in B.C. To date, Bright Nights has raised more than $1.4-million for burn survivors.

Bright Nights 2016 at Stanley Park 

Dates and Times for Bright Nights: Monday, November 28, 2016, to Sunday January 1, 2017. Closed on December 25 for Christmas. Times vary, check website for details.

Where: Miniature railway area at Stanley Park, Vancouver

Admission: Bright Nights entry by donation ($4 is suggested), Christmas train tickets available on Ticketleader, from $6-$12.

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