Glow Vancouver is Back {Giveaway}

Glow Vancouver indoor Christmas festival

Looking for more festive activity ideas for the family? Glow Vancouver returns with more than a million twinkling lights this holiday season! Check out the light gardens and illuminated structures, playgrounds, help Santa find his lost gifts and enjoy live music at this returning (indoor!) seasonal event.

Glow Vancouver returns for its 3rd season!

Feeling hungry? Thirsty? While you’re at Glow Vancouver, you can also check out the fully licensed bar so you can enjoy some seasonal cocktails and delicious treats! And like I mentioned, this Christmas festival is indoors, so you won’t have to worry about staying warm! Glow Vancouver has you covered whether you bring the family, make it an outing with friends, or come for a date night. 

For more info about Glow Vancouver, see below or check out their website. Aaaaaand make sure to scroll to the end of this post to enter for your chance to win a 1-Day Family Pass to Glow Vancouver!

Highlights:

Christmas Light Gardens

Interactive Hanging Lights

Bouncy Reindeer

LED Swing and Hopscotch

Glen the Glow- comotive

Food + Drink

Live entertainment and…

Santa!

Details:

Date: November 21, 2019- January 5, 2010

Hours: Varies (see the Glow Vancouver website for dates/ times)

Location: Harbour Convention Centre, 760 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver

Tickets Prices Starting at: Adult $19.99, Children + Seniors $14.99, Children 3 and under FREE

Family ticket pricing, ticket bookings, and further info on the Glow Vancouver website.

Purchase tickets here

Glow Vancouver indoor Christmas festival

About Glow:

Christmas Glow launched in 2017 in the Vancouver area and has become one of the largest indoor Christmas festivals in the world, and can be found in 10 cities across 3 countries. Featuring a million twinkling lights, Glow offers a variety of interactive festive activities for everyone in the family.

For more festive inspos, check out these posts: Simple Greenery Holiday Wall HangingDried Orange Christmas GarlandPrintable Christmas Cards

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Enter to win a 1-day Family Pass to Glow Vancouver!

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Vancouver Christmas Market Returns for its 10th Year! {Giveaway}

Vancouver Christmas Market at Jack Poole Plaza Returns for its 10th Year! {Giveaway}

The Vancouver Christmas Market returns for its 10th year this month! From November 20- December 24, this seasonal favourite will be back at Jack Poole Plaza with more than 80 huts featuring gifts, food + drinks, and treats. If you’re trying to think of ideas for the holiday season, the Vancouver Christmas Market is a great choice for families or couples looking for a festive date night, and I’ve partnered with them on a festive giveaway!

Get in the holiday spirit at the Vancouver Christmas Market + enter to win!

This authentic German market is sure to spark the holiday spirit, with its stalls featuring delicious edible fare (think: sizzling sausages, warming Glühwein- mulled wine to name just 2), handcrafted gifts, and so much more. Whether you come for the food, the entertainment, the shopping, or all of the above, the Vancouver Christmas Market won’t disappoint. See below for details + how to enter!

Highlights include:

Alpine Lounge- cozy up for food + drinks

WunderBAR- enjoy seasonal Winter cocktails + holiday-inspired bites

Lover’s Lane- 40 foot-long tunnel featuring 20,000 twinkling lights + mistletoe (of course!)

Carousel

Christmas Pyramid Flying Stage- featuring daily seasonal entertainment

Variety of family activities

Details:

Date: November 20- December 24, 2019

Hours: 11:30am–9:30pm. Closes at 6pm on December 24

Tickets: Adult $15, Seniors $13, Youth $9, Children Age 0-6, FREE
Purchase online to save on admission, skip the ticket line, and receive a free Season Pass.

Ticket bookings and further details at: vancouverchristmasmarket.com.

 

Vancouver Christmas Market Returns for its 10th Year! {Giveaway}Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver

Vancouver Christmas Market Carousel Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver

 

Enter to win 2 Fast Passes to the 2019 Vancouver Christmas Market!

A Fast Pass offers you Fast Lane access at the market entrance and includes a Season Pass to return as many times as you wish during 2019!

 
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For more festive inspos, check out these posts: Simple Greenery Holiday Wall Hanging, Dried Orange Christmas Garland, Printable Christmas Cards

Printable Christmas Cards

pastel printable Christmas cards

Put the finishing touch on your holiday gifting with these cute printable Christmas cards! 

Whether you’re at the end of your Christmas to-do list or just getting started, these printable Christmas cards are a sweet addition that you can print right at home! Pick your favourite set or print both, they’re perfect to give to family, friends, teachers… everyone who’s on your nice list this year! Add some fun and cheer to any gift, or insert a gift card (or some cash) for sweet all-in-one gifting.

It’s as easy as click, print + trim!  

Each set contains four festive designs plus inserts if you want to add a little extra detail to the inside (or use as envelope labels). Tip: if you want to print multiple sets, upload the PDF file to Staples or another print centre website to save you from using up all your printer ink. I printed mine on a mid-weight paper, but opt for cardstock if you want something a little more sturdy.

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Click below to download these printable Christmas cards! 

Mint Set

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Printable Christmas Cards- Mint

Pink Set

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Printable Christmas Cards- Pink

For more Christmas printables and DIYs check out these posts:

Printable Christmas Gift Tags | Simple Greenery Holiday Wall Hanging | Dried Orange Christmas Garland 

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These cards were designed in Canva. 

Goh Ballet’s The Nutracker Returns for it’s Tenth Year in Vancouver

Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker returns to Vancouver for a tenth year with stars of American Ballet Theatre making their debut perfromances in Vancouver for the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier Prince

A Vancouver holiday tradition, Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker returns for its tenth year this holiday season. Devon Teuscher and Alexandre Hammoudi from New York’s renowned American Ballet Theatre (ABT) join as Principal dancers in the iconic roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier Prince. Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker will run for five shows at Queen Elizabeth Theatre from December 21st to the 23rd with matinee and evening performances.  

The Principal Dancers will join a cast of over 250 dancers comprised of local and international cast members, performing to choreography set by Emmy award winner and Canadian choreographer Anna-Marie Holmes. Each performance will feature live music from members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra. This year, Goh Ballet will offer an interactive VIP experience that includes exclusive pre and post show activities including, a private champagne reception, mingling with the cast,  photograph opportunities, and backstage tour access. 

  • Principal dancers bring international star power to Vancouver’s favourite holiday tradition  
  • The tenth production of Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker will run five performances at their new venue of Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre from December 21st to 23rd  
  • This year’s exclusive VIP experience includes private photo op with cast and backstage tour access 

About Goh Ballet 

Since 1978, Vancouver, Canada has been home to Goh Ballet, a vibrant, innovative and diverse dance organization. Following the vision of its founders while expanding on current artistic aspirations, Goh Ballet pursues technical and artistic excellence while raising cultural awareness in our communities through performance productions. The Goh Ballet is synonymous with excellence, training talent and fostering the presentation of classical ballet. It provides extraordinary opportunities for dancers to reach their full potential, while contributing to the artistic well-being of our city and country. Goh Ballet is always at the forefront of the arts community. 

With a wide-ranging and ever-expanding repertoire that encompasses classical and contemporary ballet, jazz, character, and national dance, the Goh Ballet’s reach extends internationally. Performance tours have been made to the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, France, and the U.S.A.  The achievements and visibility of our cast members who fill the ranks of world-renowned companies continue to prove Goh Ballet is a justly celebrated cultural ambassador on world stages. 

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Goh Ballet Nutcracker website


Printable Christmas Gift Tags

free printable Christmas gift tags

Are you a last minute shopper/ gift wrapper? Channel your inner elf with these free printable Christmas gift tags! Have fun making your own gift wrap or dig out your favourite festive paper and add one of these with some ribbon or twine (get a little cheeky with the naughty or nice tags!) and maybe a fresh sprig of greenery for the perfect finishing touch. Voila, you’re a gift wrapping pro! View Post

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