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Find Christmas Lights Around Vancouver Island With Our Christmas Lights and Displays - Map

Discover the best Christmas displays in your local neighbourhood on Vancouver Island. Map out Christmas light displays and share them with others. Scroll down to discover family events close to you for this Christmas Season.

duncan

- Holiday Events

The Christmas spirit around Duncan BC is definitely alive and well! There are so many homes with beautiful Christmas light displays, it’s really something to see. Plus, there are lots of fun events happening in the lead-up to Christmas, like the Duncan Christmas Kickoff. This event features live music, Santa Claus, and much more. It’s the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit!
Duncan Christmas kickoff

DUNCAN CHRISTMAS KICK-OFF

November 25, 2022 - 5:30 pm
Featuring live music, vendors selling treats, shopping local, and a spectacular fireworks finale, Christmas Kick-Off is the perfect opportunity to fill your cup! Bring the whole family and enjoy complimentary photos with Santa, vintage holiday movies on a giant screen, face painting, and balloon twisting. You’ll find a small town with BIG Christmas spirit ready to celebrate the return of our holiday shindig!

Ladysmith

- Holiday Events

The Christmas spirit is definitely alive and well in Ladysmith! There are countless homes with beautiful Christmas light displays, and the Santa parade is a must-see event. There’s something truly special about the holiday season in this charming town, and it’s a great place to get into the Christmas spirit.
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KINSMEN LIGHT UP PARADE

November 24, 2022 - 3:00 pm
  • 3 pm: Christmas Craft and Artisan Fair @ Aggie Hall
  • 4 pm: Street entertainment and concessions
  • 4:30 to 6:15 pm: Stage entertainment
  • 6:30 pm: Santa arrives – lights are turned on!
  • 6:45 pm: Light Up parade starts from 1st Avenue to Aggie Hall

sidney

- Holiday Events

The Christmas spirit is definitely alive and well in Sidney. There are so many homes with beautiful Christmas light displays, and the Christmas parade and Lited Boat Parade is a must-see event. It’s always so much fun to see all the kids’ faces light up as Santa goes by. Throughout the Christmas season, Sidney is definitely magical!
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Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade

December 4, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Enjoy the Christmas Parade on Beacon Ave downtown Sidney and 15 minutes after the Sidney Sparkeles Christmas Parade ends, people are encouraged to move to the waterfront around Beacon Park to enjoy the Lighted Boat Parade.
Sidney Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

December 17, 2022 - 11:00 am
Dec 16th - Dec 27th - Panorama transforms the arena into a beautiful winter holiday scene On Saturday, December 17 from 11 am to 3 pm, everyone is invited to join the special Winter Wonderland Carnival, complete with holiday tunes, candy cane treats, children’s games and activities, and a special visit from Santa.

victoria

- Holiday Events

Victoria BC is known for its lively Christmas spirit. Driving around town, you’ll see houses covered in brightly lit Christmas decorations. The downtown area is also home to a beautiful Santa parade, as well as a variety of Christmas events and activities. Whether you’re looking for a festive way to get into the Christmas spirit or just want to take in the holiday sights and sounds, Victoria BC is definitely the place to be during Christmastime!
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Festival of Trees - Victoria

November 17, 2022 - 9:00 am
Trees are on display from Nov 17 - Jan 3 Immerse yourself in the season as you stroll through over 70 one-of-a-kind festively decorated trees in support of BC Children’s Hospital during the Festival of Trees. Festival of Trees is free and open daily during Bay Centre shopping centre hours. Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Victoria Gingerbred Challenge

Gingerbread Showcase

November 26, 2022 - 9:00 am
Nov 26 - January 2nd This year we have challenged bakers to interpret some magic into their creations with the theme: Magical. Volunteer bakers have spent hundreds of hours creating these edible sculptures for you to enjoy. By: Habitat for Humanity Victoria
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Santa Parade - Victoria

November 26, 2022 - 5:00 pm
The much loved parade is back in its 40th year! Please see our new parade route for 2022 and ensure you head downtown early! Following the parade join us at the Hudson Holiday Market for pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus by donation! Route Map
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Truck Light Convoy & Food Drive

December 3, 2022 - 5:40 pm
80 commercial trucks and buses will light up the streets of Victoria for the annual truck light convoy and food drive, hosted by the Island Equipment Owners Association. The holiday parade starts at the Breakwater District and Ogden Point and comes to an end on Bear Mountian Parkway. Route Map | Times and Locations
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Esquimalt - Celebration of Lights

December 4, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Esquimalt’s Celebration of Lights is a magical event for the whole family. Lights, Music, Food, Santa and it is FREE to the whole community. Kick off with the parade at 5pm and visit the Arena right after for a visit with Santa.
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Lights of Wonder

December 15, 2022 - 4:00 pm
December 15 – 31, 2022
Downtown Victoria is transforming the square into a holiday wonderland. This outdoor event features themed light exhibits, four interactive light tunnels, and a 40-foot festive tree. With free admission and for all ages, Lights of Wonder offers live entertainment every night, warm nibbles, and magical light displays.
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Victoria New Years Party

December 31, 2022 - 5:00 pm
SPARKLE AND GLOW NEW YEAR’S PARTY! Wear your sparkliest outfits, bring glow sticks, and let’s celebrate the end of 2022 and the start of 2023! 6 – 8 pm: Capital City Syncopators 9 – 10:30 pm: West Coast Soul Collective 9 pm: Early New Year’s Countdown (for families) 11:59 pm: New Year’s Countdown

sooke

- Holiday Events

Get into the Christmas spirit this holiday season in Sooke. Use the map above to discover Christmas Lights and the locations of brilliantly decorated homes.

Scroll down to view the list of upcoming events around town for those looking for a fun experience this Christmas season.

Looking for more experiences around Sooke? Check out our Adventure Map.
SeaParc Festival of Trees in Sooke

Festival of Trees - Sooke

November 22, 2022 - 9:00 am
Visit SeaParc to get a taste of the Christmas spirit. Wonder through the 20 decorated trees on display for everyone to enjoy over the holiday season. In support of BC Children's Hospital.

Trees are on display from Nov 22nd - Dec 28th
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Breakfast With Santa

December 3, 2022 - 9:00 am
Sooke Lions' annual Breakfast with Santa at the Sooke Legion. 9-11am pancake breakfast. All donations are given to the Sooke Christmas Bureau.
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Sooke Winter Market 2022

December 3, 2022 - 11:00 am
A great opportunity for some local Christmas shopping from 11-am-4pm. Handmade and homegrown items at the annual Winter Market at the Sooke Region Museum and Visitors Center.
polar express movie in sooke

Polar Express Movie!

December 3, 2022 - 1:00 pm
Family Fun Event including enjoying the movie Polar Express
1PM - come have a family portrait taken by donation 2PM - The Polar Express will begin. There will be a special treat for the kids after the film.
Cost is $5 per person and a max of $20 per family
Sooke Santa Parade

Sooke Santa Parade 2022

December 4, 2022 - 4:00 pm
The fun begins at Evergreen Mall at 4pm with complimentary hot chocolate, hot dogs and cookies. The parade runs from approximately 5pm to 5:30pm. Festivities continue at Evergreen Mall until 6:30pm. Parade Route
Sooke Santa Run

2022 Sooke Santa Run

December 10, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Decorated with bright and colourful Christmas lights and playing festive holiday music, four trucks loaded with Santa and helpers will be driving through neighbourhoods to spread holiday cheer. A live map shows you where the trucks are located in real-time as they make their way through Sooke. MAP

langford

- Holiday Events

People in Langford love Christmas. There is a real feeling of community and goodwill around the holiday. Every year, people go all-out with their Christmas decorations. The houses are lit up with Christmas lights, and there is always a great turnout for the annual Langford Light Up. It’s a really special time to be in Langford.
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Truck Light Convoy & Food Drive

December 3, 2022 - 5:40 pm
80 commercial trucks and buses will light up the streets of Victoria for the annual truck light convoy and food drive hosted by the Island Equipment Owners Association. The holiday parade starts at the Breakwater District and Through Victoria making their way through Langford, ending on Bear Mountian Parkway. Route Map | Times and Locations
Langford Christmas light up

Annual Langford Light Up - 2022

December 3, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Visit Veterans Memorial Park for a holiday market, musical performances by PACE Musical Theatre, Ablaze Choir and Westshore Community Band, visits with Santa, kids crafts, balloon artist, face painting, free hot dogs and hot chocolate, and of course, the annual Light Up display! And around 8pm the IEOA Truck Parade will pass through.
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