Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park

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The Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park returns for the season from December 5, 2013 until January 5, 2014. Stanley Park is our favourite spot in the city and at this time of year it sparkles with festive cheer among the evergreens. Here’s all you need to know to enjoy your experience:

Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park

Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park


December 5, 2013 to December 19, 2013
Monday: 3:00pm – 10:00pm
Tuesday: 3:00pm – 10:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am – 10:00pm
Thursday: 3:00pm – 10:00pm
Friday: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am – 10:00pm
December 20, 2013 to December 24, 2013
Daily: 11:00am – 11:00pm

December 25, 2013

December 26, 2013 to January 5, 2013
Daily: 11:00am – 11:00pm

Train Tickets

Matinee train
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
11:00am – 3:00pm. All ages $6.
Matinee includes displays, but no live
actors. Some plaza activities may be closed
during the matinees.
Night train (daily, 3:00pm – close)
Adult (18 – 64 years) $11
Child and youth (3 – 17 years) $7
Small child (0 – 3 years) Free
Senior (65+ years) $7
Admission fees include tax.

You can purchase tickets in advance through Ticketmaster online or by phone 1-855-985-5000 (tickets sold through Ticketmaster include an additional service charge) or pick them up in person at the Miniature Train Plaza in Stanley Park.

Bright Nights Train Plaza

Partial proceeds from the sale of Bright Nights tickets go to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, which helps burn survivors and their families. $1.4 million has been raised over the past 14 years. Entrance to the Bright Nights Train Plaza is by donation (you don’t need to purchase train tickets to see the holiday lights). Donations (suggested minimum $4) will be accepted at the front gate.

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