Christmas on Granville Island

Granville Island is always a popular destination with guests at our Vancouver bed and breakfast, but during the holiday season it really shines. If you thought Granville Island couldn’t be any more fun, vibrant or cultural, you don’t want to miss out on these upcoming special events!

Here’s what’s happening this holiday season:

Live Music

Granville Island Wonderful LifeOn December 1, 2, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 and 22, Granville Island will be filled with the sounds of the season. Marketgoers can look forward to shopping amongst fantastic local talent, including Fandango, Scrooge Horns, Los Parranderos, Mama & the OomPapas, Sound Eclectic and the Vancouver Gaelic Choir.

Dundarave Printmakers Christmas Show

An annual salon-style Christmas show featuring etchings, woodcuts, monotypes, serigraphs and more! Held at Dundarave Print Workshop, the show is the perfect place to pick up beautifully framed and reasonably priced gifts that are ready to be wrapped and placed under the tree. The show runs daily until January 6, 2013.

It’s a Wonderful Life

A stage adaption of the holiday classic. Back for its 5th year, the production has delighted over 70,000 audience members with the spirit of the season. The production is now playing until December 29, 2012 at the Granville Island Stage.

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

The annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival is a free, family-friendly event that illuminates the longest day of the year with lanterns, music, singing, dancing, drumming and fire. The False Creek Community Centre, located on Granville Island, will be holding lantern-making workshops before the festival to help you get in the spirit.