Over a million dazzling lights will shine at VanDusen Festival of Lights this winter

Oct 16 2018, 7:43 am

One of Vancouver’s holiday light displays is right around the corner.

VanDusen Festival of Lights returns from December 1, 2018, to January 6, 2019.

The dazzling botanical garden will be covered in more than a million lights to bring in the Christmas season.


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Grab a hot chocolate and walk through 15 acres of lit trails including gingerbread wood, lantern alley, and the Make-a-Wish candle grotto.

All tickets include a free ride on the Carousel.


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Visitors can also stroll through interactive themed areas, watch the famous dancing lights show on Livingstone Lake, take a photo with Santa, light a candle at the Make-A-Wish candle grotto, or simply warm up with a speciality beverage at the licensed fireside lounge.

Mark your calendars because tickets are available on November 1.

It’s going to be a magical holiday experience!

VanDusen Festival of Lights 2018

When: December 1, 2018, to January 6, 2019

Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver

December 1 to 20: 4:30 to 9 pm
December 21 to 24: 
4:30 to 10 pm
December 25: 
December 26 to January 1: 
4:30 to 10 pm
January 2 to 6: 
4:30 to 9 pm

Pricing: Adults $18.50 online and $20 at the gate. Prices vary for youth, children and seniors. Check here for more details. Tickets available online beginning November 1.

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