It’s official: All-Christmas music radio has begun in Vancouver


It might be Black Friday, but for those who love “Jingle Bells,” and “Silent Night,” and “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” today is a magical day in Vancouver.

Christmas decor/Pexels

QMFM 103.5 flipped the switch to being an all-Christmas music radio station at 9 am on Friday, November 24 with his cover of the 1963 Darlene Love song “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for a nice little bit of Christmassy CanCon.

This of course means it’s truly undeniable…we are in the one-month countdown to the arrival of jolly old St. Nick, and our collective ears may soon bleed from endless spins of “All I Want for Christmas is You.”

Hopefully QMFM will limit themselves to minimal plays of this Christmas turkey, which we’ve called the worst (in the best way!) Canadian Christmas song ever.


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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome. A fifth generation Vancouverite, she was previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of Lindsay grew up in Vancouver and Toronto, then spent over 20 years in Los Angeles, where ahe earned her Masters in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: