Nothing rings in the holidays quite like the lighting of a Christmas tree and in Downtown Vancouver, there will be a couple of these events complete with free entertainment.
Downtown Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery (750 Hornby Street)
When: Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Details: Watch four magnificent holiday trees, one of which is 76 feet tall, come alive with hope and light (lighting starts at 6:30pm). This free family-friendly event features live entertainment and music from Side One, free cookies and hot chocolate, local food trucks and fun activities for kids. Buy a bulb and help a child get to the Vancouver Children’s Festival in 2018.
CF Pacific Centre Christmas Tree Lighting
Where: CF Pacific Centre rotunda off Georgia and Howe Streets
When: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Details: A 40-foot tree situated outside the rotunda will serve as the backdrop for a memorable musical performance led by CHOIR CHOIR CHOIR starting at 6:00pm. Free to attend. RSVP to the Facebook event here to receive updates.