Festival of Lights 2019

VanDusen Festival of Lights

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Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with more than one million lights decorating 10 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden.

Reimagined for 2020, visitors will have the opportunity to take in the festival and experience the wonder of the winter season in a magical outdoor garden setting with themed areas, unique light features, and holiday music. A new one-way path will take visitors through a memorable holiday experience with ample outdoor space for attendees to physically distance from others.

VanDusen Botanical Garden staff have worked closely with Vancouver Coastal Health and the Provincial Health Officer to ensure the event can be experienced safely.

What's happeningTickets available early November

Tickets must be purchased online in advance. There will be a limited quantity of tickets available each night for designated entry times only.

Tickets will not be sold on site to limit contact between visitors and staff.

Hours of operation

Dates Hours
November 27 to December 24 4pm - 9:30pm
(last entry time 8:30pm - 9pm)
December 25 Closed
December 26 to January 3 4pm - 9:30pm
(last entry time 8:30pm - 9pm)

Event details


VanDusen Garden is located at 5251 Oak St at West 37th Ave. Find directions and parking information​​​​​​​

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