The holidays are just around the corner, and our very own spotlightjake is at it again with his top picks for some of the Lower Mainland’s best holiday events for the whole family.  Check out his video below along with a few other events we wish to share with you…

Coquitlam | Experience 12 Days of Christmas at Leigh Square | Nov 29 – Dec 12
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…a schedule of events for 12 Days of Christmas at Leigh Square!  Leigh Square Community Arts Village celebrates the holiday season with a series of holiday inspired art workshops including wreath making, card making, handmade gifts anyone can make, and holiday crafts for kids. Share in the yuletide festivities throughout the City and at Leigh Square with a choir performance, bring your family for a unique holiday movie experience and enjoy the holiday spirit in your community. For more details, call 604.927.8400 or click here.

Maple Ridge | Christmas in the Park and the Santa Claus Parade | Dec 6, 4-8pm
It’s a magical Christmas in Memorial Peace Park starting at 4pm. Watch the dazzling parade of lights, with music and decorated floats, join a community carol and have your photo taken with Santa. Bring a lawn chair, warm clothes and a mug for free hot chocolate. The parade begins at 6pm. For more details, email or click here.

Richmond | Christmas in Steveston Village | Dec 7, 12-5pm
Santa arrives off the boat on the Steveston Public Wharf at 1pm.  There are free Santa hats and also horse drawn carriages around the village ($5 donation to Richmond Christmas Fund). Bring your camera and take a photo with Santa inside the Gulf of Georgia Cannery from 2-4pm.  Classic Christmas Car display, mascots and carolers.