Holiday cheer in Lynn Valley kicks off this weekend. The season will bring, concerts, teas, Christmas trees and family activities. Check out our picks for local fun, and visit our online Events Calendar as we keep updating it through the holiday season!
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Lantern Making at Karen Magnussen Community Centre (Free)
Nov. 26 – 1 to 3 pm
Kick off the Holiday Season by making lanterns to bring to the December 3rd lighting of the Christmas Tree Parade at Lynn Valley Village. A local tradition of enjoying the trees by lantern light emerged a number of years ago. Join in the fun with this free workshop to prepare. Lanterns take approximately 20 minutes to make. Registration is required as supplies are limited. Register online with barcode: 379584 or call 604-987-7529.
Lynn Valley Lions Christmas Tree Sale at the sports box on Kirkstone Road, just south of Karen Magnussen
Dec. 1 Onward
Sat to Sun, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Mon. to Fri., 4 to 9 p.m.
Support local charity work at this local tradition. Year in and year out our Lions brave the cold and rain to raise funds for their year-round giving. Support this local cause!
Bright Christmas at Mollie Nye House (Free)
Dec. 1 – 7 to 8:30 pm
Lynn Valley Services Society (LVSS) presents its 14th annual Bright Christmas Event. Gather out front Mollie Nye House at 7 p.m.sharp to join Mayor Richard Walton as he leads the “Light Up The House” ceremony. Enjoy a traditional carol sing-a-long lead by Susan Lepin, decorate gingerbread to take home, make an old fashioned ornament, capture your own Bright Christmas moment photo booth all while sipping on a nice cup of hot chocolate. This is a free traditional Christmas event, and everyone is welcome. For more details about this event and other holiday happenings at Mollie Nye House, please click here.
7th Annual Lynn Valley Parade of Trees at Lynn Valley Village (Free)
Dec. 20 – 3 to 4:30 pm
Join your neighbours at this annual family event. Enjoy carols and check out all the trees decorated by local groups and businesses. Proceeds from the event support the Harvest Project.
Traditional Christmas Tea at Mollie Nye House ($5)
Dec. 16 – 12:30 to 1:30 pm or 2 to 3 pm
Everyone is welcome to enjoy some festive treats while sipping on a nice hot cup of tea. There will also be door prizes and entertainment. Tickets must be purchased at Mollie Nye House before December 12 at 4 p.m. There are two sittings to choose from: 12:30 to 1:30pm OR 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Cost is $5 per ticket. LVSS and LVSA are partnering for this event, and more info is here.
Holiday Concerts at Local Schools
Watch our local kids as they perform their holiday concerts. Many schools open their doors to afternoon rehearsals – cheer on our local kids. Check your local school’s website.