December is a festive month and there is lots to do in the Lower Mainland. Here are a few things that Royal Limo Vancouver recommends for both tourists and the locals.
Starting Dec 1, is the Shipyard Christmas festival being held at an artisan market at North Vancouver's Shipbuilders Square. This community event will be featuring live music and many outdoor entertainment activities. Other activities include and arts and crafts market, pony rides for children, gingerbread decorations and face painting. In the evening, one will be able to see boats from the Burrard Yacht Club with christmas lights sail by the pier. This free event will offer coffee, tea and hot chocolate as well as cotton candy and kettle corn to the first 500 people. Come early because parking will be in short supply. If you do not want to get caught in traffic and avoid the parking hassles, call Vancouver Limo Service -- our luxury transport company is offering discounts throughout the month of December.
Another place worthwhile visiting is the Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village. The place will put on the christmas lights and many seasonal displays.Burnaby village is located at 6501 Deer Lake avenue and this outdoor museum has many historic buildings, old fashioned streets, a church, a historic vancouver street car and a blacksmith. Admission is free.for children and there will be carousel rides. Other events include christmas movies in the theater, an interactive light display and a Swans a swimming light display. Plus there will be live entertainment. Light refreshments and snacks will be available from the nearby shops.
Also on December 1, one may want to visit Rocky Point Pier to celebrate the holiday season. The Cheer at the Pier has many events for children including a mini train ride, carol singers, light illumination and santa claus will be available to hand out candy canes. This free event will be running from 6 till 8 pm. Local businesses along the storefront will be serving snacks and other local delicacies.
For those who plan to keep fit and love the outdoors, why not go to Stanley Park for the Lumberman's Arch Race which starts at 10 am on Dec 1. Funds collected will be donated to the Salvation Army to help the needy and homeless. After the event is over, there will be a post race party where one can chill out, listen to music and have a quiet lunch with friends. All for a good cause.
No matter where your destination is in the Lower Mainland this December, call Royal Limo Vancouver for your transportation needs. Our company offers luxury transportation at affordable prices.