Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 4:00pm – 7:00pm
It’s the holiday event of the season! We’re transforming The Shipyards into a winter wonderland filled with music and twinkling lights. This family-friendly event includes lots of free activities and this year, there’s going to be a ferris wheel! The 65 foot Sky Wheel on the Pier (4-10pm) is thanks to the Lower Lonsdale Business Improvement Area. Also new this year is a Winter Artisan Market in the Pipe Shop.
We’ll have ornament/lantern making, gingerbread decorating, a storytime tent, face painting, balloon creations and live music. On stage entertainment includes performances by The Beauty Shop Dolls, Windsor Senior Chamber Choir and Seymour Dance School. Free hot chocolate, coffee and tea, as well as kettle corn and cotton candy for the first 500 people.
The Mayor will officially light the City’s Christmas tree at 5:00pm. And of course, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be paying a visit. Take a picture with Santa from 5:30-7pm. Stick around for The Burrard Yacht club will sail by at approximately 7:15pm.