5 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, January 2

Jan 2 2017, 12:55 pm

Well, here we are. Back at it for a new year and facing the start of another week.

And while the gifts have all been unwrapped, and the celebrations have all but wound down, there is still a variety of ways to enjoy the first Monday of 2017.

Here are 5 things to do in the city today, from a Canucks game, to the last day of some holiday displays.

Cheer on the Canucks at home against the Colorado Avalanche

Image: Vancouver Canucks / Twitter

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks face off against the Colorado Avalanche  in NHL action.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way
  • When: January 2, at 7 pm
  • Tickets: Available online.

Hold on to the holidays for a little bit longer at Heritage Christmas

  • What: Visit Vancouver’s most interesting outdoor museum for the last day of this year’s Heritage Christmas display.
  • Where: Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • When: Monday, January 2, from 1 pm to 9 pm.

Have some fun at Holiday Heights

Holiday Heights at Bloedel Conservatory (@pcz/ Instagram)

  • What: Don’t miss the final day of fun at this season’s Holiday Heights.
  • Where: Bloedel Conservatory – 4600 Cambie Street
  • When: Monday, January 2, from 4 pm to 9 pm
  • Admission: $3.25 to $15.25

Go for a skate at Robson Square

Image: Dustan Sept / Flickr

  • What: The Robson Square Ice Rink brings free skating (with your own skates) to downtown until the end of February. If you don’t have skates, rentals are available. The rink also features a concession stand with snacks and warm drinks.
  • Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Square
  • When: Daily, from 9 am to 9 pm Sunday to Thursday, and from 9 am to 11 pm, Fridays and Saturdays.

Find The Peak of Christmas

Peak of Christmas/ Grouse Mountain

  • What: Christmas might be over with but you can still enjoy the last dregs of festive fun at Grouse Mountain, including sleigh rides, skating, gingerbread houses, reindeer and more, during the final day of this year’s event.
  • Where: Grouse Mountain – 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
  • When:  Monday, January 2. Find a detailed schedule of events here.
  • Admission: Family Rate for Peak of Christmas festivities includes admission for 2 adults and 2 children/youth (under 18) for $89.95. Guests are reminded that all festive Peak of Christmas activities are complimentary with an Annual or Snow Pass, a Skyride admission ticket.
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