Bright Nights at Stanley Park

Ride the train through the magical forest, alight with thousands of sparkling lights, all while supporting a great cause.

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Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Every holiday season, Stanley Park is lit up with thousands of twinkling lights inviting visitors to enjoy the scenery, displays, and even a train ride through the forest. There is also live entertainment, and make sure you make a visit  to the North Pole workshop, where you can even take a photo with Santa and his fire fighter friends.

A holiday favourite for the Vancouver community and beyond, Bright Nights is also the largest fundraiser for the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, which provides life-saving, life-supporting, and life-enriching services to burn survivors and their families from across the province. The Park Board has donated more than $2.5 million to the Burn Fund since Bright Nights began in 1998.

Read more about the tradition of Bright Nights from Vancouver's Miss604

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November 30 - January 1*: 4pm-10pm
*December 25: Closed
UPDATE - dates extended until January 6th, 2024


The tickets to ride the train have sold out. 

The holiday lights display and activities in the plaza will still be open and are free, although donations are encouraged. All donations go towards the BC Professional Fire Fighters' Burn Fund 

For more information on tickets, head on over to the City of Vancouver website

Before You Go

Buy tickets for the 50/50 draw, proceeds to go to the BC Professional Fire Fighters' Burn Fund