Here are 3 suggestions about how to spend Family Day
I know the announcement from Dr. Henry yesterday was upsetting for many. What will we do? How will we fill two weeks of Winter Break Holidays? Well the news is Christmas is different, but it’s still on! Here are some Christmas events that have adjusted to make sure families can still enjoy them in a physically distanced way!
Dec 11th- 13th, 17th- 23rd & newly added Dec 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th
4:00 pm- 10:00 pm
A fun-filled 2 km drive-thru experience at the PNE. You will get to drive through nine magical lands to try to find Santa. There will be dazzling light displays, Christmas carols, special characters, and more!
Admission: $39 for a carload of 4 or less. $49 for a carload of 5 or more
Get tickets here: WinterLights
Glow Gardens Langley-
Home for the Holidays
Opening Dec.8th- Jan.2nd
5:00 pm- 10:00 pm
The Glow Elves have created a brand new, COVID-friendly experience in Langley: A drive-through, contactless light journey will take you through dazzling landscapes created by nearly a million lights. Take a leisurely 15-minute cruise into an illuminated wonderland that brings Christmas dreams to life.
Admission: $29 per vehicle + taxes (up to 7 ppl)
Get tickets here: Glow Langley
Grouse Mountain Sparkling Snowy Walk
Experience magic in the trees on the enchanting Light Walk, open through the winter season starting at dusk. The entrance is marked by a glowing light tunnel, just off of the mountaintop Skating Pond.
Family Winter Special – $99
Admission Tickets include round trip access via the Skyride, access to the mountaintop ice skating pond, snowshoe trails, the Light Walk, Sliding Zone and more!
Get your tickets here: Grouse Mountain
Lights to the Lodge at Cypress Mountain
Nightly 4:00 pm- 9:30 pm
Lights to the Lodge is a fun activity that the whole family can enjoy. Snowshoe through a one kilometre self-guided trail through the enchanting Old Growth Forest. You can finish your trek with some hot cocoa at Hollyburn Lodge.
Admission: From $14 (child) to $36 Adult. The ticket includes your trail ticket and rentals for the evening!
Reserve tickets here: Cypress Mountain
Christmas in Williams Park
Opens Dec.11th – Dec.20th
5:00- 9:00 pm
This will be a drive thru holiday light experience.
Location: 238 Street and 68 Avenue, Langley
Find more info here: Christmas in Williams Park Society
Glow Maple Ridge at Memorial Park
Enjoy the festive holiday spirit with a drive-by holiday light display experience and discover Maple Ridge local shopping, food and drink experiences, boutique shops, the Maple Ridge Ale Trail, and more.
Find out more info here
If you’re still wary about visiting places or you don’t have a car, there are still ways to enjoy the Season or connect with Santa. This most important part about Christmas is spending time with your family, and you can still do that, for the most part. Make family time the most important Christmas event of the year.
Have a Merry Christmas and, like so many others, look forward to 2021 and the outlook on a Happy New Year!
* Some of the above events/ attractions may have been canceled or changed. Please check the establishment’s website to see if they are open before visiting.
Here are three picks for those who are hoping to experience a few last family fun-filled adventures this holiday season.
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