Celebrate the holidays right in Lower Lonsdale. Here’s what’s on in the ‘hood:

1. Christmas Kick-off at Lonsdale Quay

What: Lonsdale Quay kicks-off the holiday season with the grand re-opening of their retail level, live music, kids’ activities, free food, wine tastings, and the opening of Aunt Leah’s Christmas tree lot.

Where: Lonsdale Quay

When: Saturday, November 28 12:00pm to 4:00pm

2. Eastside Flea Holiday Market

What: Holiday market featuring local, handmade goods and vintage gifts. There will also be live music, food trucks and door prizes.

Where: Pipe Shop (115 Victory Ship Way)

When: Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6th 10:30am to 6:30pm

3. The Shipyards Christmas Festival

What: FREE Christmas festival with family-friendly activities, Santa, hot chocolate, live Christmas music and sing-a-longs, and the lighting of the City of North Vancouver Christmas tree by Mayor Mussatto. Donations welcome to the North Shore Neighbourhood House.

Where: The Shipyards at the foot of Lonsdale Avenue

When: Saturday, December 5th 5:00pm to 8:00pm

4. Carol Ships Parade of Lights

What: More than 50 boats decorated with 100,000+ lights tour the harbour at the foot of Lonsdale.

Where: Foot of Lonsdale Avenue / The Shipyards (best viewing on the pier)

When: Saturday, December 5th 7:30pm to 8:30pm

5. Got Craft? Holiday Edition

What: Over 80 local, handmade designers to shop, food trucks, and free craft workshops. $5 at the door or $3 online.

Where: Pipe Shop (115 Victory Ship Way)

When: Saturday, December 12th and Sunday, December 13 10:00am to 5:00pm

6. North Shore Christmas Market

What: Over 70 of your favourite vendors from the North Shore Green Markets collective, food trucks all-day on Saturday, and Santa pictures on Sunday for kids and pets! Entry by donation to the North Shore Neighbourhood House.

Where: Pipe Shop (115 Victory Ship Way)

When: Friday, December 18th 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday, December 19th and Sunday, December 20th 11:00am to 6:00pm

To view our complete calendar of events, click here.