CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS IN STYLE WITH THESE DECEMBER EVENTS
Let us stir your imagination as December delivers it all. From incredible sporting events to the most famous of performers and musicians, we invite you to discover the many ways to elevate your celebrations at Vancouver’s premiere entertainment destination. This month, we begin with the last day of 2019—and the most sought-after celebration in Vancouver.
DECEMBER 31: NEW YEAR’S EVE CARNIVAL 2020 @ D/6 BAR AND LOUNGE
Ring in 2020 with a Carnival Countdown. Enjoy live entertainment, carnival dancers, a live countdown clock, and a complimentary welcome cocktail.
NOW – DECEMBER 24: VANCOUVER CHRISTMAS MARKET @ JACK POOLE PLAZA
Celebrating its 10-year run, this cherished holiday tradition delights locals and visitors alike. Discover Vancouver’s outstanding seasonal bounty with more than 80 cabins filled with authentic German sweets, treats, and treasures.
NOW – JANUARY 5: GLOW GARDENS @ HARBOUR EVENT CENTRE
Illuminate your Glow Gardens journey at Parq Vancouver. Glow Gardens ticket holders receive 15% off at our dining destinations and 20% off a standard nightly rate at The Douglas and JW Marriott.
NOW – DECEMBER 30: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL @ CONCORD PACIFIC PLACE
Embrace an imaginative world where limitless adventures await. Cirque Du Soleil ticket holders receive 15% off our dining destinations, 20% off Passione Gelato Artigianale and 20% off the standard nightly rate at The Douglas and JW Marriott. Ticket holders who are 19+ also receive a $25.00 towards “table match play” at Parq Casino.
ALL OF DECEMBER: THE VANCOUVER CANUCKS @ ROGERS ARENA
Your NHL adventures await just steps away from Parq Vancouver. We invite you to discover the annual Teddy Bear Toss and join us for one of seven action-packed home games.
- DECEMBER 8: THE VANCOUVER GIANTS HOST 2019 TEDDY BEAR TOSS GAME, IN UNION WITH THE VANCOUVER CANUCKS
- DECEMBER 10: VANCOUVER CANUCKS VS TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS
- DECEMBER 12: VANCOUVER CANUCKS VS CAROLINA HURRICANES
- DECEMBER 17: VANCOUVER CANUCKS VS MONTREAL CANADIENS
- DECEMBER 19: VANCOUVER CANUCKS VS VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS
- DECEMBER 21: VANCOUVER CANUCKS VS PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
- DECEMBER 23: VANCOUVER CANUCKS VS EDMONTON OILERS
- DECEMBER 28: VANCOUVER CANUCKS VS LOS ANGELES KINGS
ALL OF DECEMBER: VANCOUVER WARRIORS @ ROGERS ARENA
Come cheer on a time-honoured game as our very own Vancouver Warriors take on The New York Riptide and San Diego Seals, two choice teams in the National Lacrosse League.
- DECEMBER 14: VANCOUVER WARRIORS VS NEW YORK RIPTIDE
- DECEMBER 29: VANCOUVER WARRIORS VS SAN DIEGO SEALS
DECEMBER 1: CHRISTMAS WITH THE BACH CHOIR @ THE ORPHEUM
Witness more than 400 singers accompanied by a brass quintet and organ in the historic Orpheum Theatre. You’ll be in for a special surprise as the organist plays the mighty Wurlitzer.
DECEMBER 2: MIRIAM YEUNG @ THE ORPHEUM
Join the Hong Kong sensation as she embarks on her “My Beautiful Live” world tour. Here’s hoping the acclaimed musician and actor performs a piece from the ever-so-loved film, “Holding a Pretty Woman.”
DECEMBER 3: THE TENORS @ QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE
“Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?” The multi-platinum selling, JUNO award-winning band, The Tenors, are coming to town as part of their North American holiday tour, “Wonder of Christmas.”
DECEMBER 5 – DECEMBER 7: O CHRISTMAS TEA: A BRITISH COMEDY @ VANCOUVER PLAYHOUSE
Are you a fan of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss? This one’s for you. The Off-Broadway comedians return with this outrageously funny and brilliantly inventive Christmas comedy.
DECEMBER 7 – DECEMBER 8: LI YUGANG presents LADY ZHAOJUN @ QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE
While re-creating the classic story of Zhaojun for the stage, Li Yugang is pioneering with this inventive, poetic dance drama.
DECEMBER 8: SONG OF ROUXI @ VANCOUVER PLAYHOUSE
In its fifth year running, the students from the Liu Ruo Xi Vocal Music Art School showcase a selection of their impressive vocal music training.
DECEMBER 10: ANGEL OLSEN @ THE ORPHEUM
Discover the leading talent who performed as a backing singer in the Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy and the Cairo Gang ensemble. The indie-guitarist and singer-songwriter from Missouri is sure to impress.
DECEMBER 11: A HOLLY COLE CHRISTMAS @ THE ORPHEUM
Ladies and gentlemen, presenting a legend! Holly Cole and her wonderful band graces the stage alongside the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
DECEMBER 15: THE SNOWMAN WITH THE VANCOUVER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ THE ORPHEUM
This Oscar-nominated animation has delighted children of all ages for more than 40 winters. This is your chance to watch with live music performed by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the VSO School of Music Sinfonietta Advanced String Ensemble, and other guest soloists.
DECEMBER 13 – DECEMBER 15: ARTS UMBRELLA presents MIXED NUTS @ VANCOUVER PLAYHOUSE
“It’s the equivalent of a giant box of chocolates for dance lovers,” says The Georgia Straight. Kids of all ages won’t want to miss this delightful retelling of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”.
DECEMBER 27: CONTACT MUSIC FESTIVAL @ BC PLACE
With Tiësto, Major Lazer, Kaskade, and Rezz as headliners, Canada’s largest indoor music festival is set to be off the charts. With direct access to Parq Vancouver through Gate G, we invite you to elevate your journey with a convenient and fashionable stay at one of our two luxurious hotels.
DECEMBER 28 – DECEMBER 30: ALBERTA BALLET presents THE NUTCRACKER @ QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE
Whether you’re beginning a new holiday tradition or revisiting an old favourite, you’ll be enthralled by Clara’s escapades with her nutcracker prince.
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