Christmas at Canada Place returns from December 3 to January 2

November 12, 2021

Free outdoor walk-through experience includes the Woodward’s Windows, Avenue of Trees, winter lighting display, Sails of Light and more!

Vancouver, B.C.: Capture the spirit of the season and join us in celebrating Christmas at Canada Place presented by the Port of Vancouver! This year from December 3 until January 2, the public is invited to experience the nostalgic tradition of the Woodward’s Windows, a magical holiday lighting display, the Sails of Light, and the festive Avenue of Trees.

“We are thrilled to welcome back the community to Christmas at Canada Place, which has become a tradition for so many,” said Jennifer Natland, acting president, Canada Place Corporation, and acting vice president of real estate, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. “We are looking forward to  locals and visitors joining us and getting into the holiday spirit, while being surrounded by the iconic views of Vancouver’s working waterfront.”

Christmas at Canada Place presented by Port of Vancouver is made possible by the generous support of our partners including: BC Ferries Vacations, Canada Post, CP, De Dutch, Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association (DVBIA), DP World, FortisBC, Fraser River Pile and Dredge, Helijet, Neptune Terminals, Seaspan, SerVantage Services Group, Viterra, West Coast Reduction, WestPark by Indigo, and Westshore Terminals.

Christmas at Canada Place 2021 includes:

Woodward’s Windows
The Woodward’s Windows are a treasured part of Vancouver’s history. Originally displayed in the popular Woodward’s department store, the windows feature classic holiday scenes with animatronic characters and elaborate decor.

Avenue of Trees
The Canadian Trail along the outdoor promenade at Canada Place will be transformed into a holiday wonderland. Guests can stroll the outdoor promenade enjoying beautifully decorated Christmas trees and lights.

Canada’s North light display
Enjoy a magical holiday experience at Canada’s North light display at Canada Place’s North Point. The display features a 15-foot illuminated moose figure named Chrismoose to properly capture the Canadian holiday spirit.

Sails of Light at Canada Place
The wintery night sky will be illuminated by the Sails of Light at Canada Place when the iconic white sails come alive with Christmas-inspired colours.

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About Canada Place

Canada Place at the Port of Vancouver is an internationally-recognized landmark and venue for world-class events and inspirationally Canadian experiences. For more than 30 years Canada Place has served as a hub for national celebrations, including Canada Day at Canada Place and Christmas at Canada Place at the Port of Vancouver.

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority oversees the Port of Vancouver and is the owner and operator of Canada Place. Canada Place houses Vancouver Convention Centre East, Pan Pacific Hotel, FlyOver Canada, World Trade Centre and WestPark. It serves as the largest cruise ship terminal in Canada and has been the homeport to the Vancouver-Alaska cruises for more than 30 years.

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