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Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge 2011

Monday, November 21st, 2011 — 11:35am PDT
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Capilano Suspension Bridge is once again hosting Canyon Lights, a holiday winter wonderland nestled in a North Shore forest. Families can stroll past light displays, take a walk across the world-famous bridge, and check out treetop adventures that await in the snow.

Capilano Suspension Bridge with Christmas Lights
Photo courtesy Capilano Suspension Bridge

Over 250,000 Canyon Lights will be up from December 2, 2011 to Janury 1, 2012 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm daily. Enjoy the Christmas Band, the creations of glass blower Malcolm Macfadyen, and guests can try out the new Cliffwalk at night.

Park with snow
Photo courtesy Capilano Suspension Bridge

Adults are $25, and children $5. There is a special family admission rate of $50 for 2 adults and 2 children. Proceeds go to the BC Professional Fire Fighter’s Burn Fund.

Capilano Suspension Bridge has offered up a great prize pack for one of my readers that includes:

  • Family of 4 tickets to Canyon Lights
  • 2 glass icicle ornament workshops for the adults
  • Monkey toque and glove set for one child
  • Reindeer toque and glove set for one child

The total value of the prize pack is $220. Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a #CanyonLights prize package from @CapSuspBridge & @Miss604

I will draw one winner at random from all entries next Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 10:00am.

Update The winner is Kate Wilson!

Current contests on


  1. Jaime says:

    omg that looks like tons of fun!

  2. We haven’t been yet, even though we moved to Vancouver 9 years ago and North Van/Edgemont Village a year ago! It’s virtually in our back yard, so there is no excuse…hope to win! Thanks for the giveaway…

  3. David says:

    Snow + lights + big suspension bridge.. sounds good to me

  4. mary says:

    OMG now this sounds like real fun for me

  5. Jasmine G says:

    I haven’t been to the suspension bridge in a while but the Canyon Lights looks like a spectacular event to attend!

  6. Julie says:

    This sounds wonderful wintery event to take part in!

  7. richardw says:

    Sound like a perfect holiday outing!

  8. Val says:


  9. Debbie says:

    This sounds like the best Christmas experience! I hope I win!

  10. Ravi says:

    This sounds amazing to me!

  11. Carla says:

    We’ve been talking about checking out cliff walk, so this would be great.

  12. Ginger Leah Gervais says:

    My kids would love this, as much as I would ๐Ÿ˜‰

  13. Frances Murphy says:

    Wow that looks really magical, would love to experience this ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. Tracy says:

    That looks fabulous.

  15. Alex says:

    So romantic and beautiful! I love the Christmas season (who doesn’t?) and I’ve never been to the Capilano Suspension Bridge!

  16. Laura says:

    I love Canyon Lights!!

  17. Jo says:

    Love the pictures!!!
    Must see for Christmas!!

  18. Nicole says:

    Canyon Lights is one of my favourite holiday outings! Would love the prize pack…expecially the oranament workshop.

  19. Wesley says:

    This sounds awesome!

  20. Grace says:

    This would def make my Christmas.

  21. Carolyn says:

    Sounds like fun, count me in!

  22. Trina says:

    How beautiful! We’ve been wanting to go.

  23. Kotone says:

    I’m a sucker for anything christmas.

  24. Devan says:

    Canyon lights is a neat experience expecially w/ children.

  25. Andrea says:

    That just looks amazing! Crossing fingers to win this…

  26. Patrick says:

    Lights like those are perfect for the upcoming occasion!

  27. Christine says:

    This sounds like so much fun! would love to take my son ๐Ÿ™‚

  28. Christine C says:

    looks fantastic!!

  29. ashley says:

    Wow! Those pictures are incredibly beautiful! I would love to get to take the kids there to see it in person!

  30. jeremiah says:


  31. Erica says:

    Looks gorgeous! I would love to go

  32. Lauren says:

    I’ve never been to the suspension bridge in the winter, sounds like lots of fun!

  33. Lloyd says:

    Suspension bridge in the winter sounds like fun.

  34. WOW! The photos are magical! I had no idea this went on there!

  35. Erica K says:

    The pictures look amazing! I have never been to the suspension bridge at all let alone at christmas time!

  36. Jenn says:

    So beautiful! Would love to go!

  37. Erin says:

    I’ve never done this before, but it looks awesome!

  38. Michelle says:

    As always, another stellar contest! And such a pretty one at that!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  39. J says:

    I love christmas lights!

  40. Dilara says:

    I’ve always wanted to go!

  41. luc says:

    I’d love to enjoy the shiny lights!

  42. Lauren says:

    I had no idea that they did this!

  43. lucy kabatoff says:

    I love christmas lights. my grandchildren would love to go to this. hope I win!!!!!!!!

  44. Parker says:

    wow, this would be a fabulous Christmas celebration!!

  45. Martha says:

    sounds like a great night out with the family!

  46. Michelle W. says:

    What a great prize! I can’t wait to go!

  47. Katy says:

    Would love to check out the suspension bridge during the christmas season ! ๐Ÿ™‚

  48. Hayley says:

    Sounds like a lot of fun!

  49. isobel says:

    have a dear friend coming to visit from Brooklyn, NY – this would be so fun to take her to!

  50. David says:

    Would love to go!

  51. Dana says:

    Sounds great!

  52. Murray A says:

    This will be a great Christmas Present for my niece and family/

  53. Louise Tagulao says:

    This is a great event and a must see at Christmas!

  54. Curtis says:

    I haven’t been before but it looks so pretty!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  55. Brittany Riddell says:

    Xmas light looking is my fav!

  56. padme amidala says:

    Looks like fun! ๐Ÿ™‚

  57. Brooke says:

    such a fun prize! love to win!

  58. Eran says:

    My wife is afraid of the bridge. I wonder is all the lights will make it better.

  59. Jen says:

    This would be a wonderful prize pack for our family to enjoy together ๐Ÿ™‚

  60. Jeremy says:

    Cap bridge looks great at Christmas time, what a great prize!

  61. Michelle says:

    The view was beautiful when I went this summer, but it’ll be even more breathtaking in the snow & lights!

  62. Steph says:

    This looks like a gorgeous place to visit when the weather gets cold. Even prettier with snow!

  63. Gordon says:

    It looks gorgeous! Looks like a picture-perfect holiday treat.

  64. Megan says:

    A winter suspension bridge visit sounds awesome! I’d love to win!

  65. Laura says:

    looks beautiful

  66. john wylie says:

    we have enjoyed the park at Christmas for 2 years the kids and I . As a single dad it is hard to make ends meet to come again ,This give us a chance to may be see it again ty

  67. Grace says:

    Wow, looks lovely and magical!

  68. Rob Zylstra says:

    We’ve made our new tradition ๐Ÿ™‚

  69. Liz says:

    I would love to stand high up on a suspension bridge surrounded in snow and lights. Scary and exciting.

  70. Stacey says:

    This looks lovely! How very festive!

  71. Von says:

    Wow, the photos look amazing. Sounds like fun.

  72. Sarah says:

    Would love to go with my loved ones!

  73. Jasmine Parmar says:

    This would make a very romantic date night! Very exciting

  74. John Mah says:

    goods awesome and exciting !

  75. Arianne Adams says:

    looks like fun!!!

  76. Taigi says:

    Looks awesome.

  77. Gil says:

    Great prize.

  78. Vanessa says:

    I would love to share this with my friends!

  79. Leah says:

    My daughter would love this event!

  80. Justine says:


  81. Tabrina says:

    This would be great, how gorgeous it looks at Christmas!!

  82. Grace Hung says:

    Wow, this would be a winter wonderland to go on the Suspension Bridge! =)

  83. Leanne says:

    Looks like fun, would love to attend!

  84. Jeff MacLeod says:

    Sounds like Christmas is just around the corner ๐Ÿ™‚

  85. Amber says:

    Mmm…..sparkly things!

  86. Vincent Chen says:

    this sounds fun. the bridge looks awesome!

  87. Gwen says:

    We love lights here. The boys would be so happy if we won.

  88. Jenny says:

    The cliffwalk at night would be awesome.

  89. Cindy says:

    Sounds like a wonderful package …Christmas is coming.

  90. Robin says:

    This looks amazing!

  91. Sara says:

    Wonder if that Reindeer toque could fit on my head…

  92. Kevin says:

    Think I’ll give this to my sister if I win ๐Ÿ™‚

  93. Kenneth Y says:

    I really want to go! ๐Ÿ™‚

  94. Benjamin says:

    Definitely one of the cooler (haha!) winter activities to do around town. If it snows, even better!

  95. Heather says:

    ‘Tis the Season!

  96. Amy Loo says:

    I love it there!

  97. Stacey Cook says:

    Wow….it looks so beautiful in the photo. Haven’t been since I was a kid. What a great place to take my daughter at Christmas. Thanks for the idea and for offering a great family contest.

  98. Sarah Linklater says:

    My fiance and I will be spending our first Christmas away from all of our family back in Winnipeg. This would be a great date night for us!!

  99. Chelle says:

    I’ve wanted to go to this for a few years now–it looks so beautiful!

  100. stephanie says:

    My family would love this. It is so christmasy. THanks for the chance to win tickets

  101. tania says:

    I have been wanting to go for years!

  102. rino says:

    That would be amazing!

  103. kahhlee says:

    i go to the bridge and i’ll say.. WAHOOOOOOOOO

  104. Kate says:

    Would love a chance to visit the Christmas-ified bridge on a snowy winter’s night!

  105. Jen Han says:

    This will be oh-so-magical to win ! Happy holidays everyone…!

  106. David D. says:

    Looks incredible! ๐Ÿ™‚

  107. Renfrew says:

    Love it there at Christmas.

  108. Pat says:

    We have family visiting from Okinawa, Japan (which is the Maui of Japan). They have never experienced snow before. This would be truly amazing!!

  109. Jenn says:

    Woooow the photos of Cap bridge during the winter are pretty!!!

  110. Long Huynh says:

    Looks nice!

  111. sp says:

    That sounds fun

  112. Sherri Robson says:

    The kids would definately LOVE this!

  113. Ashley K says:

    I have lived here all my life but have yet to visit the suspension bridge. It looks amazing all lit up.

  114. chrissy says:

    This looks like so much fun! I would love to take my niece!

  115. Camila says:

    Wow …. This sounds amazing to me! ๐Ÿ™‚

  116. Darcy says:

    so purdy

  117. Kathleen says:

    That looks so stunning! I would love to be able to go.

  118. Sharylin says:

    This package would be a great way to kick off the holiday season!

  119. Joanne says:

    Wow!!!! I want to experience this gorgeous Christmas setting!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  120. Katie says:

    Would be amazing to check out the bridge and enjoy the package

  121. Tom says:

    My family would love this.

  122. Meg W says:

    I’ve never thought to go up there for xmas, sounds fun!

  123. Sonja Starke says:

    I’ve never been to the Capilano Suspension Bridge so this would be such a great way to see it!

  124. Meg says:

    Sounds like a magical experience. Would love to take my boyfriend over the holidays =)

  125. Brenda says:

    Beautiful! I’ve never been to the bridge during the winter holidays so this will be a lot of fun.

  126. Wy says:

    Would love to see the Christmas lights and enjoy the holidays on the suspension bridge!

  127. Cheerdiva says:

    I’ve never been to this. It sounds like great xmas fun!

  128. ks says:

    Would like to attend this!

  129. Jennifer says:

    I’m up for this.

  130. Andrea says:

    Would love to see my baby in a Rainbow Toque.


  131. Jessica R.F says:

    With the snow, what magic! I would love to experience this.

  132. Iz says:

    Soooooo pretty!

  133. Grace says:

    It looks absolutely beautiful!

  134. Andrew says:

    I love these local attractions at Christmas!

  135. Fawn Mulcahy says:

    Great winter adventure for the family

  136. Wuhong Luo says:

    It must be amazing to win!

  137. Deena Humeston says:

    What an inspiring way to get into the season of Christmas with my family! Amazing! Thanks for the great idea!

  138. Caitlin says:

    I have been wanting to go for a long time! I would LOVE to win this!

  139. Daryl says:

    Sounds like fun for the family

  140. Robyn Smith says:

    I have never been there! Would love to go!

  141. Fay says:

    I would love to visit the bridge – I can’t believe I haven’t been there yet

  142. dali says:

    never been to the suspension bridge

  143. Muckymoo says:

    Looks beautiful!

  144. Albert C says:

    Such a great idea. Lights on the bridge.

  145. James says:

    Lights to light the way. Need hot chocolate for this.

  146. Bernadette says:

    Great family event especially in the winter time and what a sight to see! Hope I win!

  147. David says:

    I have to see this wonderful display.

  148. Cathy says:

    This is a fantastic giveaway! My nephew is spending a weekend at my place in December while his parents are office partying! I would LOOOOVE to take him to see this ๐Ÿ™‚

  149. Vince says:

    I’ve never been at Chrstmas – the family would love this!

  150. Deidre says:

    this looks like a wonderful place to visit with the family – I have not been there before.

  151. Areta says:

    Great contest!

  152. Meline says:

    I love twinkle lights at night!

  153. Christine N. says:

    Haven’t been there in so long! Such a nice holiday outing!

  154. AC07-NW says:

    this would be a nice presents from Capilano Suspension Bridge and Miss604

  155. kim says:

    looks like fun, never been to capilano.

  156. Tracy says:

    That looks amazing in the winter! Would love to go!

  157. cindy quach says:

    heights and delights

  158. Lucinda says:

    Born and raised in Vancouver and I’ve never been to it!

  159. Dennis says:

    Looking at my 2 year old daughter’s eyes as she sees this display would be priceless!

  160. Tiffany L says:

    looks amazing! i would love to go and check it out ๐Ÿ™‚

  161. Bonnie says:

    I’ve never been to the Cap Suspension Bridge and I’ve lived in Vancouver almost 40 years. I really should check it out.

  162. Robyn says:

    Oh my goodness this is an amazing giveaway. It would be the perfect gift, but I think I would have to use it myself!

  163. Stotes says:

    This looks amazing and I’ve never been.

  164. Greg says:

    Could be a beautiful new tradition from my family.

  165. Nicola Horsfield says:

    It would be a fun and memorable place to take the family!

  166. Linda says:

    My grandchildren will love it…me too ๐Ÿ™‚

  167. Veronica says:

    Sounds like lots of fun!!

  168. Britta says:

    That looks amazing!!! Hope to get the opportunity to visit when I’m on Vancouver

  169. lindsay says:

    What a great way to spend an evening!

  170. Renn says:

    Relatives are coming to Vancouver from overseas for the holidays and would love to take them to see this!

  171. Xing says:

    Great prize!

  172. Colleen says:

    Looks so festive! I have only been to the bridge in the summertime but that looks very pretty.

  173. Rebecca says:

    Would love this!

  174. Joey says:

    It looks so pretty!

  175. Christine says:

    Looks beautiful !

  176. Shannon says:

    Oh that looks so pretty i want to go!

  177. Katie says:

    Would love to see these lights! ๐Ÿ™‚ Just reading your blog for the first time and its excellent. Thank you!

  178. Teresa K says:

    So fun!

  179. Joyce says:

    I would LOVE to come here and enjoy the great lights!

  180. Ruth says:

    My kids love Capilano Suspension Bridge!

  181. valerie says:

    I haven’t been to Capilano Canyon for years, would really like to check this out!

  182. sher b says:

    Moved here in 1998 and never knew about this. What a wonderful experience this would be.

  183. Sara says:

    This looks amazing! I’d love to win this package!

  184. Teresa K says:

    So beautiful!!

  185. Megan Harris says:

    Haven’t been in years, this would be a great prize to win!

  186. Stephanie says:

    Enter me please! Sounds amazing!

  187. Archana Aggarwal says:

    I love Capilano Bridge! ๐Ÿ™‚

  188. julia says:

    pick meee pick meee! must go check out the canyon lights this year! ๐Ÿ™‚

  189. Eileen says:

    I haven’t seen Canyon Lights or Cliffwalk…would love to go!

  190. lori says:

    It looks so pretty!

  191. Andrew says:

    Would be great to see this year

  192. Maggie says:

    My boyfriend and I love to visit the Christmas attractions in Vancouver each holiday season! Would love to visit this!

  193. Laura R says:

    Would love to take the family to this!

  194. Wilson says:

    Cliffwalk at night sounds awesome.

  195. Elysia says:

    Wow the pictures look so amazing

  196. Shelley says:

    Never seen the Canyon Lights, but from your pictures it sure looks beautiful!

  197. Tristan says:

    I love the cap bridge and I love christmas lights! Perfect combo!

  198. would be nice to take photos here!

  199. Kaelin Nelson says:

    I’ve never been to the suspension bridge! This would be a great Christmas Date Night ๐Ÿ™‚

  200. Michael says:

    Would love to go! C’mon early christmas!

  201. Kate Wilson says:

    The kids would love this!!

  202. kameron kabatoff says:

    My children would love to go to this!

  203. Caelie Frampton says:

    My parents are coming from Ontario this holiday season and this outing is the top priority for my mom.

  204. Vivian says:

    Wow… the lights and snow look AMAZING!

  205. chuck says:

    woo pretty lights.

  206. Kristen says:

    Love Love Love Capbridge @ Christmas!

  207. tracy says:

    sure looks like a winter wonderland to me!

  208. jaci says:

    O am like a little kid when it comes to christmas llights! I love them ๐Ÿ™‚

  209. TY says:

    o those lights are so beautiful!

  210. SP says:

    this sounds awesome!

  211. Kim says:

    Can’t wait to see the new cliffwalk with lights. Definitely some big improvements this past year.

  212. Mae says:

    I’ve never been to the Capilano Suspension bridge during winter and snowfall, but it is absolutely beautiful during the Fall.

  213. Carole says:

    Perfect for kids!

  214. Michelle Webster says:


  215. Sajeda says:

    Sounds like fun! Would love to visit this year!

  216. Misty says:

    I hope it’s not too late to get in!

  217. Debbie says:

    That would be a magical experience!

  218. Susan says:

    Wow – what a contest! Thanks so much for offering it. Canyon Lights is magical!!

  219. Tracey-Lee Eddy says:

    Sounds wonderful!

  220. Tristan says:

    Looks Fun!

  221. Kristina K says:

    Can’t wait to check this out!!

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