Bright Nights is located on Pipeline Road in Stanley Park, via the West Georgia Street park entrance.
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Free parking and free shuttle trolley
Bright Nights has on-site and overflow parking lots. All parking is free.
Overflow lots include the Info Booth, Yacht Club, Totem Poles, Brockton Point, North Pipeline Road, and Beaver Lake lots.
A free shuttle trolley takes you from the overflow lots to Bright Nights. The shuttle trolley operates on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm every twenty minutes.
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Ride the train
Several trains depart during each half-hour time slot.
Line up at the start of your time slot for shorter waits.
For example, if your time slot is 7:00pm – 7:30pm, arrive at 7:00pm and join the line for your time slot. You'll board a train by 7:30pm. All aboard!
Photos with Santa
Get photos with Santa every day 4:00pm – 9:00pm until December 24 at the Train Plaza's North Pole. All proceeds to the Burn Fund.
Accessibility parking spots are located near the main gate to the Train Plaza.
The entire site is wheelchair accessible.
The train has a specially designed carriage for two people in wheelchairs and their companions.
Staff can help passengers board the train, if needed.
Save 10% on Vancouver Aquarium tickets
Show your Bright Nights ticket or proof of purchase and get 10% off admission to the Vancouver Aquarium.
Celebrate the holidays with your aquatic friends. enjoy festive activities, interactive displays, shows, and decorations to make your season merry and bright.
Don't miss the chance to see Scuba Claus dive with the belugas and other aquatic friends this holiday season. Plus, embark on an extraordinary 4-D film adventure aboard The Polar Express.
The Vancouver Aquarium is located in world-famous Stanley Park just steps from the Bright Nights train, and is open 365 days a year.
Terms and conditions
- Discount valid for the number of Bright Nights tickets purchased
- Not valid with any other offer
- Redeemable in person only with proof of purchase
- No cash value
- Expires January 2, 2016
Please help our partner charities
When you visit Bright Nights, please give generously to our partner charities, the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and the BC Professional Fire Fighters' Burn Fund.
Bring non-perishable food items for the food bank and a suggested $4.00 donation for the Burn Fund. Thank you.