Bright Nights in Stanley Park 2011

Friday, December 2nd, 2011 — 2:21pm PST
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Bright Nights in Stanley Park light up the park starting tonight and running until January 2, 2012. It’s the 14th annual event that sees millions of lights decorate the park and the miniature railway.

Reindeer Crossing
Photo credit: jelee_unleashed on Flickr

View animated displays, listing to holiday music, enjoy hot chocolate, and try the fresh popcorn and roasted chestnuts from the Stanley Park Ecology Society. Santa will also be on-hand for visits.

Stop by daily from 3:00pm until 10:00pm and stay until 11:00pm on Fridays and Saturday. Bright Nights will just be closed on Christmas Day. You can park at the miniature railway lot, take the #19 bus into the park, or walk in from downtown.

Admission is by donation to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund and train tickets are $9 (adults) and $6 (children and youth). You can purchase train tickets ahead of time online or by calling 1-855-985-5000.

Visit Bright Nights in Stanley Park on Facebook and Twitter for more information.

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  1. Kiki says:

    Haven’t ever gone to this…must check it out! Thanks.

  2. I would love to go sometime! Heading to Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge tomorrow!

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