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Christmas at Canada Place: Breakfast with Santa

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Events for the 22nd annual Christmas at Canada Place kicked off yesterday morning with the first of two Breakfasts with Santa. John and I walked down through Coal Harbour to make our way over to the iconic sails of Canada Place and the Crystal Ballroom of the Pan Pacific Hotel. There were children everywhere wearing […]

White Christmas Vancouver Ticket Giveaway

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It’s not every year that we have snow on Christmas here in Vancouver but thanks to the Arts Club we’ll have a White Christmas in town over the next few weeks. Cast of the Arts Club’s production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: The Musical Photo by David Cooper The Arts Club’s presentation of Irving Berlin’s […]

Christmas at Canada Place 2009

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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. […]

Gingerbread Competition and Charity Auction

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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 […]

Canyon Lights with Capilano Suspension Bridge

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Photo credit: KristaEleman on Flickr Capilano Suspension Bridge’s annual Canyon Lights event beings December 4th and will run 5:00pm to 9:00pm every day (except Christmas Day) until January 2, 2010. This unique chance to see the Bridge, Canyon, and Treetop adventure illuminated at night by 250,000 LED holiday lights is a treat. There will also […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade Vancouver 2009

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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 […]