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While the 25th anniversary of Bright Nights in Stanley Park will look a little different with the absence of our vintage trains, it is still certain to be full of twinkly lights, family fun, and holiday cheer—and it all begins on December 1.
The hardworking Burn Fund volunteers are setting up their dazzling displays including fan favourites like the:
- Antique fire truck
- Giant red reindeer
- Sparkling tunnel of lights in the plaza
Food vendors will offer a great selection of comfort food like churros, pretzels, popcorn and hot chocolate. So bundle up and come to Stanley Park for a magical evening.
Snap a selfie with a firefighter, grab a candy cane, and get festive with the family in the North Pole workshop or find a sheltered spot to enjoy the live entertainment.
Admission by donation
Admission will be by donation with all proceeds benefitting the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund.
Hours of operation
Dates: December 1, 2022 to January 1, 2023
Times: 4pm to 10pm
Closed: Monday, December 5, Tuesday, December 6, and Sunday December 25
Plan your visit
BC Professional Fire Fighters' Burn Fund
A favourite holiday tradition for the community and fire fighters alike, Bright Nights is also the single largest fundraiser for the BC Professional Fire Fighters' Burn Fund External website, opens in new tab, 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.
Bright Nights is located on Pipeline Road in Stanley Park, via the West Georgia Street park entrance.
Take public transit External website, opens in new tab, ride your bike, or walk.
Free parking compliments of the Vancouver Park Board
Free event parking is available in the railway lot and the main lot across Pipeline Road after 3pm daily.
Overflow lots include North Pipeline Road and Beaver Lake lots. These lots are free parking after 3pm only.
More holiday events
Festival of Lights
Experience the Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden.