Destination Christmas shopping locations
- December 17, 2021
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If you’ve been making your list, and checking it twice, and still can’t figure out what to get that one person, get them the gift of hockey. For the hockey lovers in your life, the Canucks shop inside Rogers Arena has great Canucks merch that is perfect for stockings, under the tree, and cherish for years to come.
The Vancouver Christmas Market is back and filled with tasty food and drinks, and unique gifts. Grab a mug of warm, mulled wine, a soft pretzel or a funnel cake, and explore the interesting, one-of-a-kind gift ideas available. From handcrafted, intricate tree ornaments, to candles, knitwear, toys, and more. Admission is $12.99 per person. Open from November 13 all the way to December 24th, the Vancouver Christmas Market is an outdoor Christmas market. Dress for the weather! To purchase tickets check out their website, to book a time slot. Entry into the market is done in time slots, so please arrive on time for your specific entry time.
Everyone is getting into the holiday season, and Santa is certainly busy this year! Visit Santa in a slightly different environment than normal. The Vancouver aquarium. From November 13 to January 3rd, 2022, the Vancouver aquarium is full of Christmas joy. Scuba Claus is spotted twice a day swimming with the fishes. The 4D theatre is showing a special version of The Polar Express. For the animal lovers on your list, check out the Aquarium’s gift store, with is bursting with amazing gift ideas for the nature and aquatic-loving people on your list.
Tickets for the Vancouver Aquarium are $42 for ages 13-64, $26.25 for children 2-12, students over the age of 19, and seniors $36.75, and infants 0-2 are free. Check out the Vancouver Aquarium’s website for the latest updates!
When all else fails, go extra Christmassy. The largest Christmas store in Western Canada is Potters and is 28,000 square feet of a winter wonderland. With every ornament imaginable, good cheer, and stunning displays, Potters, located in Surrey at 19158 48th Avenue is a quick SkyTrain away from Downtown Vancouver.
With so much going on during this busy time, let us take some of the pressure off of you. With excellent service, homey, comfy rooms, and within walking distance to transit, and many restaurants, the Georgian Court Hotel is the perfect place to set up your holiday headquarters.
- November 14, 2021
- Things to do
The holiday season is coming, and with it comes Christmas markets, winter festivals, and merriment. A great way to find unique gifts, Christmas markets are also a great way to explore different cultures that have all made Vancouver home.