The LEVEL Low Down: Holiday Activities in Vancouver

December 15, 2017

December is here, which means it’s time to crack into the eggnog and peppermint bark, and get into the holiday spirit. All just a short distance from LEVEL Furnished Living, we’re sharing our favourite festive activities going on for you to experience the most wonderful time of the year.


Robson Square Skate


Looking for a date night or evening of family fun? Just a few minutes from LEVEL’s furnished apartments, Robson Square’s outdoor ice rink is open for the winter season. Free with your own skates, or $4 to rent, enjoy an evening of ice skating in the heart of downtown Vancouver.

When: Open Daily until February 28, 2018
Where: Robson Square Plaza, Vancouver


Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park


Celebrating its 20th annual year, the Bright Nights Christmas Train is back in Stanley Park for the holiday season. Experience three million sparkling lights, breathtaking displays, and live performances along the train route. Donations and portions of ticket sales go to the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund to help survivors and their families. What’s better than an evening of holiday fun while giving back to an important cause?

Where: Pipeline Road at Stanley Park
When: Open daily until January 6, 2018 (closed December 25th)


Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge


Experience the Capilano Suspension Bridge’s dazzling display of lights this holiday season. Canyon Lights is a winter festival that brings the park to life with hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights. The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment. Additionally, guests can decorate gingerbread cookies, go on a Snowy Owl Prowl, and sing carols with a holiday band.

When: Open Daily until January 28, 2018 (closed December 25th)
Where: 3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver


Vancouver Christmas Market


Eat, drink, and be merry at Vancouver’s annual Christmas Market. The European inspired village offers an authentic German feast for the senses, featuring over 75 artisan stalls. Find unique stocking stuffers and handcrafted gifts for everyone on your list while you enjoy lively holiday entertainment. Enjoy a selection of German and Austrian beer, mulled wine, and sweet and savoury treats while you mix and mingle with friends and family.

When: Open Daily until December 24th
Where: Jack Poole Plaza, Vancouver

If you’re looking to make yourself at home in Vancouver over the holidays, LEVEL Furnished Living is Vancouver’s preferred choice for short-term and long-term furnished apartment rentals. Contact us to book your stay today!