Vancouver Christmas Market

Downtown Vancouver

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Holiday fair fills plaza with arts & crafts, scents of sizzling bratwurst & fragrant chestnuts as European choir & bands perform jolly tunes

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Promotional value expires Dec 25, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Each ticket valid only for 1-day entry. Not valid for front of the line privileges. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Christmas music embodies the spirit of the season, much like the National Anthem evokes Canada Day and the ambient compositions of Philip Glass reflect the existential angst of Valentine’s Day. Treat ears to yuletide tunes with today’s Groupon to the Vancouver Christmas Market, held at the Plaza at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre November 24–December 24 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Choose between the following options:

  • For $5, you get a visit for two Monday–Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. or on Sunday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (up to a $10 value).
  • For $5, you get a visit for two valid any time (up to a $10 value).<p>

Weekday tickets are regularly $2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., youth tickets and tickets for ages 7–12 are regularly $2, and children ages six and younger are admitted for free.

The Vancouver Christmas Market, named one of the 10 most spectacular holiday markets in the world by Frommer’s travel guides, fills Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza with Christmas-themed entertainment, shopping, and culinary delights for 31 festive days. Traditional Bavarian and German treats such as sizzling bratwurst, suckling pig, and fragrant roasted chestnuts bring holiday cheer to previously dreary digestive tracts, and festive drinks such as mulled wine warm bodies from the belly outward. Visitors can peruse the handmade crafts of more than 30 vendors set up in quaint rows of wooden huts, or visit the special children’s market, where young celebrants can decorate gingerbread, ride a carousel, or take pictures with Santa to prove his existence to parents. The Market’s central stage also houses performances by the likes of European choirs, dance troupes, and the Dal Richards Big Band.

Vancouver Christmas Market

Inspired by German yuletide traditions, the Vancouver Christmas market creates a colorful Christmas festival complete with authentic German Christmas gifts, savoury food and drink, and a variety of family-friendly entertainment. The market, which began in 2010, has outgrown its original venue and moved to the seaside Jack Poole Plaza, where it can stretch across the plaza's more than 50,000 square feet of space. Visitors flock to the market every year to grab a drink after work, spend time with friends and family, or check out the market's cultural activities and entertainment.

Customer Reviews

4248 Ratings

It's our annual Christmas tradition, and the new location at Jack Poole Plaza is much more spacious.
Martin C. · 5 days ago
Great experience, we had the perfect weather, but I feel sorry for those who go in the wind and the rain.
Ray G. · 5 days ago
The Christmas Market is a must see for this time of year. Loved the Christmas cheer and the carollers were one of my favorites. the groupon was a great deal to motivate me to go. Glad I took a chance.
Theresa H. · June 2, 2016
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    Downtown Vancouver

    650 Hamilton Street

    Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2P1

    604-924-4500

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