Bright Nights is located on Pipeline Road in Stanley Park, via the West Georgia Street park entrance.
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Bright Nights has on-site and overflow free parking lots Friday-Sunday nights. Vancouver Aquarium Lots are paid lots during Bright Nights operations.
Miniature Stanley Park Train parking lots are free during all operation hours.
Overflow parking lots
Overflow lots include the Info Booth, Yacht Club, Totem Poles, Brockton Point, North Pipeline Road, and Beaver Lake lots. These lots are free parking after 3:00pm only.
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.
Dogs at the Stanley Park Train
Dogs of any size are not permitted on the train out of consideration for our visitors with allergies or who are fearful of dogs. Certified service animals are permitted.
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.