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2019-2020 Stanley Park Events Calendar

This is a list of all key dates of all the upcoming and past events taking place in Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2019-2020 today, tomorrow, and in the future, including a list of past 2018 events.  There are many annual events, seasonal events, one-time, and weekly events that take place every year.

There are many annual events that take place in Stanley Park such as the Polar Bear Swim, Vancouver Sun Run, BMO Vancouver Marathon, Easter Fair and Miniature Train, Stanley Park Open Tennis Tournament, Celebration of Light Fireworks and Festival, Vancouver Triathlon, Terry Fox Run, Halloween Ghost Train, and Bright Nights Christmas Train.

There are many one-time concerts, charity walks and runs, workshops, and Walking Tours that take place throughout the year in Stanley Park.

During the summer months, there are many weekly events in Stanley Park such as weekly dancing, weekly movies, and a weekly drum circle.

In 2018, there was a new 3 day Stanley Park Music Festival called Skookum music, food, and art festival at Brockton Point!  This festival will not be held in 2019, but is expected back in 2020.

If you know of an event happening in Stanley Park that we don't have listed and want it on our schedule, please contact us.  Also, if you have any corrections or updates to any event in our schedule, please contact us and will update our schedule!

DISCLAIMER: This calendar is for information purposes only.  Events can change dates, times, or be cancelled at any time.  Don't rely just on this events calendar.  We don't operate any events.  Confirm all event details with the event organizers before registering or going to them!

Daily 2019 Stanley Park Events Calendar

Daily
9pm

Nine O'Clock Gun in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

The Nine O'Clock Gun fires nightly at 9pm from Brockton Point.  It is free to view the gun and it firing at 9pm.

Nine O'Clock Gun Info...

Upcoming 2019 Stanley Park Events Calendar

Nov 20, 2019 to Dec 24, 2019

Vancouver Christmas Market, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Christmas Market

This is a European-style Christmas market with over 80 huts of authentic gifts, treats, and sweets!

Cost: Adult $15, Senior $13, Youth $9 at the market, a little lower online
Times: 11:30am-9:30pm, Dec 24 closes at 6pm
Location: Jack Poole Plaza

More Information and tickets...

Nov 28, 2019- Jan 1, 2020

Bright Nights in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Bright Nights in Stanley Park

Location: Stanley Park Junction
Hours:
Cost: yes for train ride, displays and lights are by donation

This is the 22nd annual Christmas lights display and Christmas Themed miniature train ride.  There will be 3 million lights lighting up Stanley Park Junction in Stanley Park.  The train ride costs money, but to view all the lights and displays is just by donation.  Donations and part of the train ticket sales go to the BC Professional Fire Fighter's Burn Fund.

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December 2019 Stanley Park Events

December 7, 2019
10am

Santa Shuffle in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Santa Shuffle Fun Run and Elf Walk

This is an annual fun run and elf walk fund raiser for the Salvation Army.

Cost: Yes
Ages: All ages
Times: ?
Location: Lumbermens' Arch

More Information and Registration...

December 7, 2019
10am-12:30pm

Stanley Park Pavilion in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Christmas Bird Count for Kids 2018

This is an annual bird count by youth and experts.  There will be a brief introduction to bird identification, then you will head out in groups to the forest and foreshore for a 45 minute bird count, then remeet to share findings.

Cost: free
Times: 10am-12:30pm
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and registration...

December 9, 2019
6:30pm

Vancouver Parks Board Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver Parks Board Meeting

This is a regular meeting of the Vancouver Parks Board.

Cost: free
Time: 6:30pm-
Location: Vancouver Parks Board Office

Meeting Agenda...

December 12, 2019
7pm-9pm

Skull in Nature House in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Art Night: Sketching with Skulls

This is an artist guided night of sketching and learning about the skull collection of the Stanley Park Ecology Society.  You can enjoy a beer or two at this session.  Charcoal, pastels, and sketching paper are provided.

Registration: Required in advance to ensure enough supplies
Cost: $17-$23
Ages: 19+
Location: Stanley Park Nature House

More Information and registration...

December 14, 2019
1pm

Big Elf Run in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

5th Annual Big Elf Run

This is the 5th annual Big Elf Run which features a 1km Wee Elf Run for kids, a 5km Elf run/walk, or a 2 loop 10Km run/walk around Stanley Park.  There will be Christmas decor, live DJ, dancing, and more.  You must register for this event.  Registration includes a customized elf name(by Nov 19), a momento, Elf toque, and Chip Time(5km/10km only)!  Add-on available are a woolies set, fun pack and race kit mail-out option.  This run is in support of Canuck Place.  Online registration closes on ??? at 12pm.  Leashed dogs and strollers are welcome.  The course will go through trails as well as along the Stanley Park Seawall.

Cost: yes
Ages: All
Location: starts at Lumbermens' Arch, ends at Variety Kids Water Park

More Information and Registration...

December 14, 2019
1pm-3pm

Stanley Park Nature House in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Weaving Arts: Cedar Bark Baskets

This is a workshop to learn about the place of cedar bark in the Northwest Indigenous culture and to be shown some key weaving techniques.  Prepared cedar bark and refreshments will be provided. Participants will create their own small baskets to take home.

Registration: Advance registration required
Cost: $55-$70
Ages: ???
Location: Stanley Park Nature House

More Information and registration...

December 15, 2019
9am-11am

Bus Loop in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Discovery Walk: Birds of a Feather: Seabirds of the Season

This is a 2 hour walk to learn about seabirds touching down during their winter migration.

Registration Required: Yes
Cost: by donation, see SPES website
Ages: all ages
Location: Meet at Stanley Park Bus Loop

More Information and registration...

December 19, 2019
7pm-9pm

Stanley Park Pavilion in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Bitter Truths: Festive Flavours

You can craft bitters from ethically sourced plants native to Stanley Park.  Learn about the traditions of bitters as medicines and flavouring agents.  You can try a cocktail with pre-prepared bitters.  You can take home your own created bitters.  No plant harvesting will take place.

Cost: $25-$30
Ages: 19+
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion

More Information and registration...

December 21, 2018
1:30pm-3:30pm

Stanley Park Nature House in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Nature Walk: Celebrating Solstice

On this 2 hour walk you will learn about the history and customs of mid-winter festivals.

Registration: Yes
Cost: $5-$13
Ages: ???
Location: Stanley Park Nature House

More Information and registration...

January 2019 Stanley Park Events

January 1, 2020
2:30pm

Polar Bear Swim in English Bay, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Annual Polar Bear Swim

Join the thousands of hearty swimmers or just go to see the costumes and watch the swimmers celebrate the New Year!  This is a Vancouver tradition since 1920 when a few people started the tradition of taking a dip in English Bay on New Years Day.  Over the year it has grown to have thousands of swimmers!  There is also the Peter Pantages Memorial 100 yard swim race.  Donations of non-perishable food or cash will be accepted by the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

Cost: free
Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: English Bay

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