Festival of Lights 2019

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Bundle up and bring the family to your favourite winter festival where the joy and magical moments of the holidays begin on November 25.

Experience a magical winter wonderland with more than one million lights decorating 15 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden. Stroll along the lakeside and get in the holiday spirit with the return of Dancing Lights, wander through the romantic Rose Garden, and be sure to stop by the Scottish Shelter to light a candle and donate to Make-A-Wish.   

An enchanting winter garden awaits with themed areas, tasty treats, unique light features, and holiday music from November 25 to January 2. 

What's happeningBuy tickets

Tickets must be purchased online in advance for a designated entry time.

Tickets are not sold on-site.

Buy tickets

Online ticket purchases for VanDusen Festival of Lights will be directed to our third-party ticketing provider, MyZone. The City of Vancouver is not liable for the security of the information shared with MyZone.

Hours of operation

Dates Hours
November 25 to December 24 4pm to 10pm
(last entry time 8:30pm to 9pm)
December 25 Closed
December 26 to January 2 4pm to 10pm
(last entry time 8:30pm to 9pm)

Event details

Hosting a holiday event?

Festival of Lights rental packages are available during the holiday season.

All rental clients receive 10% Festival of Lights tickets for the day of their event rental.

Review the rental brochure (4 MB)


Call the VanDusen admission desk between 10am and 3pm at 604-257-8463 or send us a message on social media.

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Review the Festival of Lights FAQ (169 KB)

Contacts, sponsorship, and media inquiries

Ticketing questions 
MyZone Tickets 

Influencer and marketing inquiries 
Taylor Shewfelt 

Media inquiries only

Sponsorship and activation inquiries
Anna Lin