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Christmas Events during December in Vancouver

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Here are the major events that will be happening throughout December and beyond in Vancouver.

The 11TH annual Rogers Santa Clause Parade Vancouver
This annual event really gets you into the spirit of things and marks the time that Christmas is indeed getting very very close now. Here Santa takes centre stage as he and his helpers guide his sleigh through the city streets for all those wanting to meet him at this very special time of year. There will be plenty of things to do for the whole family, from Arts and Crafts, Face painting, Letters to Santa, live music and much much more – this is one event not to be missed!

Sunday, December 7th, 2014 PARADE STARTS AT 1:00PM
Website: http://rogerssantaclausparade.com/

St Pauls Hospital – Lights of Hope
Lights of Hope is an annual fundraising campaign to support St. Paul’s Hospital. The public play an important role because Lights of Hope donations support the greatest needs as they arise throughout St. Paul’s, ensuring that the hospital has the funding to meet them.
Every year, St Pauls recognize donors to the campaign and inspire the community to show their support through a spectacular display of lights on St. Paul’s Hospital, which is built by volunteers using donated materials.

November 27, 2014 to January 12, 2015
Website: http://www.helpstpauls.com/lights-of-hope/

Bright Nights Christmas Train and Stanley Park
During the holiday season, the Bright Nights Christmas Train and Stanley Park Train Plaza sparkle with three million twinkling lights.
Buy tickets to ride the Bright Nights Train and experience the lights, breathtaking displays, and live performers along the train route. Or view the displays at the Train Plaza by donation ($4.00 suggested).

From November 27 2014 to January 4 2015
Website: http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/bright-nights-train.aspx

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park – North Vancouver
Capilano Suspension Bridge and Park is one of the most popular attractions for any visitor who comes to Vancouver. An all year round attraction that has events to suit all seasons. Winter is an extra special time as the bridge and the surrounding areas are decked out in gorgeous lights to dazzle your senses – a definite must see attraction if you are visiting with the family you will get to witness the home of the world’s tallest living Christmas tree! Standing 46.4m (152 feet) tall, this Douglas-fir will be adorned in thousands of sparkling lights.

Canyon Lights is on from November 29, 2014 through to Saturday, January 3, 2015. (Closed Christmas Day – December 25th)
Website: http://www.capbridge.com/explore/canyon-lights/

The Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain – North Vancouver
Just a few minutes further up the hill from Capilano Suspension Bridge and Park you will find yourself at the gateway gondola to Grouse Mountain.
As always there are always some great festivities to enjoy at the top of this gorgeous setting that has incredible views of the whole city of Vancouver, Vancouver Island and the dominant Mount Baker volcano in the US state of Washington.
At the peak of Christmas you will get to meet Santa Claus, his reindeers, watch some great movies of a festive nature in the Theatre in the sky. You will also be greeted with Christmas carollers, have fun sleigh rides and enjoy Ice skating on their outdoor Ice-rink.

Daily from November 28, 2014 to December 24, 2014
Website: http://www.grousemountain.com

Vancouver Christmas Market – Vancouver, Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
This annual German styled Christmas market is back once again – here you can walk around this alpine themed market that sells great Arts and Craft, you can buy festive themed food and drinks and enjoy all the sparkly decorations and entertainment you can come to expect at this time of year!

Daily from November 22, 2014 to December 24, 2014
Website: http://vancouverchristmasmarket.com/

Carol Ships Parade Of Lights Festival at Harbour Cruises – Vancouver Harbour
50 years ago someone decided it would be a great idea to adorn their boat with bright and sparkly christmas decorations – and thankfully they did as fast forward to this year and over 50 boats now take part in what has become a fantastic Chrstmas tradition in Vancouver.

Daily from December 5, 2014 to December 23, 2014
Website: http://www.boatcruises.com

Christmas at FlyOver Canada – Vancouver
One of the most successful attractions for tourists in Vancouver FLYover Canada has wowed visitors with this fun interactive movie that gets you to see Canada from a stunning birds-eye view perspective – Here you will join Santa as he heads up and over towards the North Pole – which of course as we all know resides in Canada right!?!?!

Daily from December 5, 2014 to January 4, 2015
Website: http://www.flyovercanada.com

Medical Services, Hospitals & Emergency Contacts

Friday, May 24th, 2013

CAREPOINT MEDICAL CLINIC
Just one block north of us on Davie St, Carepoint is a medical walk in clinic that you can attend if you need to visit a Doctor, it is next door to Shoppers Drug Mart

1123 Davie St Vancouver, BC V6E 1N2
(604) 915-9517

Hours of Operation
Mon-Thurs 8am – 9pm
Friday 9am – 9pm
Saturday 9am – 7pm
Sunday 9am – 7pm

http://www.cbi.ca/web/medicalcentres_carepoint-vancouverdavie

SHOPPERS DRUGMART & CANADA POST OFFICE
Shoppers Drug Mart is Canada’s large retailer of beauty, health and pharmacy products and services. It is also home to the local Post Office.

1125 Davie St Vancouver, BC V6E 1N2
(604) 669-2424

Hours of operation
Main Store is 24 HOURS

http://www1.shoppersdrugmart.ca/en/store-locator/store-272.aspx

CANADA POST
Monday: 09:00 – 21:00
Tuesday: 09:00 – 21:00
Wednesday: 09:00 – 21:00
Thursday: 09:00 – 21:00
Friday: 09:00 – 21:00
Saturday: 09:00 – 17:30
Sunday: 10:00 – 17:30

http://www.canadapost.ca/

HOSPITALS
ST PAULS – Located just a 5 minute walk away from the Sunset Inn.
1081 Burrard St Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6
(604) 682-2344

http://www.providencehealthcare.org/hospitals-residences/st-paul’s-hospital

VANCOUVER GENERAL HOSPITAL
899 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
(604) 875-4111

http://www.vch.ca/

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL
4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC
(604) 875-2345

www.bcchildrens.ca

EMERGENCY – FIRE, POLICE, AMBULANCE
Police Non Emergency 604 717 3321
Fire Department Non Emergency 604 665 6000
Ambulance Non Emergency 604 872 5151