Glittering lights, towering heights and festive nights – Canyon Lights returns on November 24, 2016!

Celebrate Canyon Lights November 24, 2016 to January 8, 2017. 

Re-capture the feeling of wonder and excitement of the holiday season and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park. The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment. See the world’s tallest living Christmas tree (153 feet tall!), go on a Snowy Owl Prowl, decorate gingerbread cookies and make your own Christmas card (by donation) in the Winter Pavilion, and sing-along with the holiday band.

New this year is ‘Fireflies’, an interactive lighting display in the rainforest. Using giant flashlights, guests can magically awaken waves of tiny lights that glimmer and twinkle like fireflies.

Event Info

Canyon Lights is on from November 24, 2016 through to Sunday, January 8, 2017

(Closed Christmas Day – December 25th)

Park Hours
11AM – 9PM

CANYON LIGHTS TICKETS are valid all day with holiday activities beginning at 4:00pm.

Click Here To Buy Tickets


To avoid entrance line-ups, visit the park on weekdays prior to December 16th!

Strollers are not permitted on the attractions. Babies should be carried below railing level or in a purpose-designed child-carrying device.

Don’t forget to bring your camera. You can take your family holiday photo in our new Winter Pavilion.


Canyon Lights will donate partial proceeds to the BC Professional Fire Fighter’s Burn Fund for fire/burn education in schools.


Your Admission also allows us to continue hosting the Twelve Nights of Christmas for local charities including:

North Shore Disability Resource Centre

Covenant House

North Shore Neighbourhood House

Canuck Place

Easter Seals

Ronald McDonald House

BC Professional Burns Fund

Family Services of the North Shore

Harvest Project

Special Olympics BC

Lions Gate Hospital Foundation

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Lower Mainland

Kids Up Front

3735 Capilano Road

North Vancouver, BC

Canada V7R 4J1

Phone: 604.985.7474

Fax: 604.985.7479

Capilano Suspension Bridge…a swinging sensation not to be missed! {Giveaway}

Growing up on the North Shore of Vancouver, I was lucky to have some amazing natural attractions in my own backyard.

The mountains, lakes, beaches, trails and a couple of suspension bridges to help us see Nature’s beauty from normally unattainable angles.

The Capilano Suspension Bridge is one of these bridges.


Originally built in 1889 by George Grant Mackay, the Capilano Suspension Bridge is well known, attracting visitors from around the world.

I must admit, I had never been across the Capilano Suspension Bridge.

Until now.

Wowsers, what an amazing experience! Why had I waited so long to do this?

I took our two weelets out the other day to check it our for ourselves.

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When you enter the park, the Story Centre takes you back in time explaining the history of the Capilano Suspension Bridge.

Strollers aren’t allowed across the bridge, so I called on my Super Mom strength to get us across, twice, while holding their hands, as the bridge swang to and fro and bounced at each step taken by the many visitors crossing the canyon as well.

The suspension bridge

Once across, we headed over to the Treetops Adventure. I followed the mites as they climbed the stairs behind a tour group. No problem. They both blazed across the bridges linking the trees and scooched between legs to get through to the next one.

Treetops Adventure

Treetops Adventure

FYI, small children move quickly and running after them on bouncy bridges is not as fun as you may think.

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When we were safely on the ground, my offspring decided to race along the path to Raptor Ridge where we briefly looked at the owl and hawk that were on display in the pens.

Then they blazed along the scenic boardwalk that rimmed the canyon as I chased the little Dude to keep him from getting too far ahead and climbing on the fences.

We crossed back over the canyon, and were treated to music coming from the Trading Post deck. We popped inside, had a browse around and made a few small purchases. They have a great assortment of maple syrup and treats, as well as some pretty nice clothing that is quintessentially Canadian.

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We were unable to venture out on the Cliffwalk as nap time was fast approaching, there was quite a lineup and the wee lad was becoming a handful. But we had a fantastic time and will definitely come back for a visit!

The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a great local attraction! You’ll be pleased with the scenery and amazed at what Nature has to offer.

Be sure to pay them a visit during the Christmas Season to check out Canyon Lights. It’s a spectacular sight!

Photo credit: Vancity Buzz

Photo credit: Vancity Buzz


January 4 – March 13
9:00am – 5:00pm

March 14 – April 25
9:00am – 6:00pm

April 26 – May 30
9:00am – 7:00pm

May 31 – September 1
8:30am – 8:00pm

September 2 – October 13
9:00am – 6:00pm

October 14 – November 29
9:00am – 5:00pm

November 29 – January 3
(Closed Christmas Day)
11:00am – 9:00pm


Adult ………………………………………… $35.95
Senior 65+ ………………………………….. $33.95
Student 17+ with ID ………………………. $29.95
Youth 13 – 16 ………………………………. $22.95
Child 6 – 12 ………………………………… $12.00
Under 6 ……………………………………… Free

BC Residents Adult Annual Pass ………………. $35.95
(*BC Residents Annual Passes are available for all age categories as above).

The Capilano Suspension Bridge has generously provided Raincity Parent with 4 passes for admission to giveaway to one lucky reader. The giveaway runs from August 12th-19th, 2014 and is open to residents of British Columbia. Enter via the Rafflecopter link below.
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