This is the largest FREE outdoor holiday lights display in Metro Vancouver


The holiday season will once again sparkle this year at the largest free outdoor lights display in Metro Vancouver when Lights at Lafarge illuminates the season from November to January.

Lights at Lafarge in 2017 (Photo by Clara Cheng/Facebook)

Once again, this popular attraction will find tens of thousands of lights installed in various configurations, including as a beautifully lit 1.2 km walkway around Lafarge Lake in Coquitlam.

The City of Coquitlam has revealed that Lights at Lafarge will brighten up the night starting November 24.


Last year, the popular family-friendly destination kicked things off with a public celebration when they flipped the switch the set the lights glowing for the season.

This year’s kick-off event will take place entirely outdoors, so visitors should dress in warm clothing and waterproof, durable footwear as they take in all the festivities, cautions Coquitlam officials. The merriment includes live entertainment on two stages food trucks, roving entertainers, buskers, family crafts, and more. A full schedule is available online.

Attendees are encouraged to take the Evergreen Line to the kick-off event.

Lights at Lafarge 

When: Nov. 24, 2018 from 6-8:30 pm (light displays will be on through Jan. 20, 2019 from dusk to 11:30 pm nightly)
Where: Lafarge Lake, Town Centre Park – 1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam