Step into a dazzling winter wonderland this holiday season at VanDusen Garden’s annual Festival of Lights with over a million twinkling lights.
The festival also includes a breathtaking display on Livingstone Lake every 20 minutes, where lights dance to classic, disco, and soul music sets.
Guests are invited to gather around fire pits and warm up with specialty holiday beverages in the Fireside Lounge. They are also encouraged to make a donation to Make-A-Wish Foundation, and make a wish while lighting a candle in the magical Make-A-Wish Candle grotto.
Kids can have fun making music with recycled instruments, or play the piano and sing along to holiday tunes in the garden.
Look out for frames, sets and other selfie spots throughout the show and make sure to share with #VanDusenFOL.
This year’s food vendors include:
- Potato Tornado
- Tin Lizzy Concessions
- Reel Mac and Cheese
- Cin City Donuts
- Shaughnessy Wine Bar
- Shaughnessy Restaurant
- Shaughnessy Lounge
- Truffles Café
- Truffles Hot Drink Hut
- Fireside Lounge
Organizers recommend buying tickets in advance to save money, skip the line and secure your spot.
The festival runs from Saturday, Nov. 30 until Sunday, Jan. 5, and all tickets include a ride on the carousal.
VanDusen Festival of Lights
When: Nov. 30 to Jan. 5 from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Closed on Christmas Day)
Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5251 Oak St.
Cost: $19 Adults (19 – 64 years); $14.50 Seniors (65 years) & Youth (13 – 18 years); $14.25 Garden (VBGA) members with Valid Card; $11.50 Child (4 – 12 years). Note: Prices are higher for premium nights, which include Dec.7, 8, 14, 15, and 21 to 29, and all ticket prices shown are online. Prices are higher at the gate.
Find out more information and purchase tickets here.
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