It’s that spirited time of year again (how it came around so quickly is anybody’s guess)! Artisans, Christmas trees, Santa Claus, and warm apple cider are out in full force in the many holiday markets around Metro Vancouver. Wander the wonderlands to feel the festive cheer, shop for presents, or find treats for yourself.

Vancouver Christmas Market:

Gather with friends and family at the ultimate holiday market, where Carousel rides delight and authentic German beverages warm your belly. Buy your tickets ahead to ensure entry, and keep your camera app open for the Sky Curtain of Lights. Open now until December 24th.

PNE Winter Fair:

Dueling Pianos, glittering trees, and a holiday marketplace will turn the PNE into a winter wonderland. Kids will love the light tunnels and hidden winter creatures. Lace up your skates for a glide around the ice in the Agrodome. Open December 14th to 23rd.


Disappear inside Cloverdale Fairgrounds for a mesmerizing holiday experience. Breathtaking lights, live music, interactive displays, and a makeshift North Pole will get your family excited for Christmas. Like the name suggests, this is a magical world. On now until December 30th.

Glow Gardens:

Langley plays host to another year of this spectacular family-friendly festival. Stroll through the outdoor fun with wide eyes. You’ll experience a scavenger hunt, Santa Claus, a train ride, and light shows in every direction. Bring your appetite — food trucks will be serving treats. Open until December 31st. 

Potter’s Christmas Store:

The largest Christmas store in Western Canada has opened its doors for the season. Bedeck your home with decorations from around the world. Tell Santa what’s on your wish list and take a trip to whimsical Mouse Town. Now open in Surrey.