During December, VanDusen Garden is decorated with hundreds of thousands of lights for the Festival of Lights.
Enjoy the twinkling lights and light show, take a stroll down Candy Cane Lane, hear the sweet sounds of caroling, and get in to the spirit of the season.
Santa's Living Room (7 December to 24 December, 2012) - Santa makes an appearance at 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, and 8:30pm each day
Christmas Gnomes (Svend and Jens) in the Centre Court
Dancing Lights on Livingstone Lake - starts at 4:30pm
Golden Chain Walk
Community choir concerts on the deck
Make-a-wish candle shrine
Candy Cane Lane
Sparkling spruce in the centre court
Candy Cane Express model train
NOTE: In the case of heavy snow storms or other extraordinary weather conditions: please call the Admissions Desk at 604-257-8463 to confirm that FOL has not been closed for that one evening.
The event will proceed rain or shine so please dress accordingly.
No refunds or exchanges
Please Note: Ticket holders do not have to line-up in the non-ticket holder line.
Directions: The Visitor Centre is located at 5151 Oak Street at West 37th Avenue. There’s plenty of free parking or take the #17 Oak bus right to the door.
Time: 4:30 to 9:00 pm every night (except December 25 when the garden is closed)
*** Tickets on sale now! ***
Include service fees
Adult (19-64) $16.75
Senior (65+) $12.75
Youth (13-18) $12.75
Child (3-12) $9.75
Family (two adults and their children under 19) $36.50
Children under 2: Free
Tickets are also available in person at VanDusen Botanical Garden
Order By Phone: 604.684.2787
Additional $5.00 per order for phone orders
Call Centre Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Call Centre Hours after November 4th:
Monday to Thursday: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm