Enter an illuminated holiday wonderland at this FREE Metro Vancouver event

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Heritage Christmas
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While there are a number of places to celebrate the holidays, Heritage Christmas at the Burnaby Village Museum offers a unique, old-fashioned experience.

With thousands of sparkling lights, wreaths, vintage-themed displays and more, the area is transformed into a festive wonderland.  In fact, visitors may even craft their own magical holiday show with lights that change colours to sound at the bandstand.

Whimsical holiday entertainment will take place throughout the season, which includes theatre performances, community choirs, street characters and musicians.

Children may enjoy baking in the Farmhouse and visit with the king of Christmas himself, Santa Claus.

Some of this years fun activities include:

  • Holiday Entertainers
  • Heritage Baking
  • Brookfield Hall Performances
  • Children’s Christmas Craft
  • Father Christmas hours

To find a full schedule of the dates and times of activities, go here.

Bright in Burnaby takes place on Saturday, December 1 from 4-9 pm to support the Burnaby Christmas Bureau. There will be a Tree Lighting Ceremony and light refreshments at 6pm, and all proceeds from carousel tickets will be donated to the Bureau.

Last year, revenue generated from carousel tickets was $2,199.96. Concord Pacifica matched this amount, and the total donation to the Burnaby Christmas Bureau was nearly $4,400.

The fun commences on November 24, 2018 and runs until January 4, 2019.

Heritage Christmas

When: November 24 – December 14, 2018: Monday to Friday from 1-5:30pm & Saturday and Sunday from 1-9pm; December 15 – January 4, 2019: Daily from 1-9pm (closed December 24 & 25)
Where: Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
Cost: Free gate admission, Carousel rides $2.65 each