VanDusen Festival of Lights – Cancelled Due to COVID-19

December 11, 2020

January 3, 2021

$8 to $14; Tickets available early November

VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver


Events Description

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with more than one million lights decorating 10 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden.

Reimagined for 2020, visitors will have the opportunity to take in the festival and experience the wonder of the winter season in a magical outdoor garden setting with themed areas, unique light features, and holiday music. A new one-way path will take visitors through a memorable holiday experience with ample outdoor space for attendees to physically distance from others.

VanDusen Botanical Garden staff have worked closely with Vancouver Coastal Health and the Provincial Health Officer to ensure the event can be experienced safely.

Who is it for?

All ages – Family


Tickets: Tickets available early November

Prices are subject to GST and online service fees.

Ticket categoryPrice (before tax and service fees)
Adults (19-64 years)$14
Seniors (65 years and up) and youth (13-18 years)$10
Garden (VBGA) members with valid card$9.50
Child (4-12 years)$8
Children (3 years and under)Free (must reserve a ticket)
  • There will be a limited number of tickets available for every entry time, each event night, online only.

How to get tickets?

Buy Online

Tickets will not be sold on site to limit contact between visitors and staff.


Date & Time:

Cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

December 8 to December 24, 2020 | 4pm – 9:30pm (last entry time 8:30pm – 9pm)
December 25, 2020 – Closed
December 26, 2020 to January 3, 2021 | 4pm – 9:30pm (last entry time 8:30pm – 9pm)

  • Visitors must arrive within their designated half hour entry time.
  • Visitors can spend a maximum of 45 minutes enjoying the lights and will follow a one-way outdoor path. Visitors cannot re-enter the show after exiting.

Venue & Address :

VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6M4H1 Canada

  • The event entrance will be at Gate 2 (at the west end of the parking lot) and visitors will exit through the Visitor Centre.

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