The 22nd annual Christmas at Canada Place launches this weekend, providing holiday fun for the entire family. Festivities run from December 6 – 31, 2009 and will feature nightly Light Shows on the sails along with Breakfast with Santa. Breakfast with Santa happens December 6th and 12th with tickets available online in advance for $28. […]
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Pop open those advent calendars and load up on low-grade chocolate, it’s December! Gearing up for holiday events filled with cheer, I’ll be profiling many more events, fundraisers, and activities for families. Photo credit: Carol Browne on Flickr Last year launched the first annual Gingerbread Competition and Charity Auction that saw top local architects and […]
It’s only been six years running but the Rogers Santa Claus Parade has certainly made its mark as a holiday tradition in Vancouver. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr On Sunday December 6th starting at 1:00pm you can line up anywhere along the designated parade route (see map below) to catch a glimpse of community […]
Last night while watching my niece and nephews track NORAD Santa through Egypt it finally felt like Christmas. The hustle and bustle of daily life, not to mention keeping up with work up until Christmas Eve night, didn’t quite make me feel the holiday spirit this year until that moment. The family got together last […]
With dozens of centimeters of snow on the ground (and still falling) the city is muffled in a powdery silence. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Here’s a quick roundup of Vancouver History notes, with a Christmas theme. December 24, 1951. Sultry Hollywood actress Yvonne De Carlo, dubbed the “most beautiful woman in the world,” […]