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Vancouver Christmas Market

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About This Attraction

Vancouver Christmas Market Admission

From November 20 – December 24, 2019, experience a beloved holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike at the Vancouver Christmas Market. The market features more than 80 huts of authentic German sweets, treats, and treasures.  Wander the market’s winding alleys and discover authentic German delicacies: sizzling sausages, two warming Glühwein (mulled wine), old world confections, handcrafted gifts, and so much more!  Enjoy live seasonal entertainment performed on the Christmas Pyramid’s Flying Stage.  Be dazzled by a floating Santa underneath the Olympic Cauldron, a shimmering 30-foot tall Walk-in Christmas tree, a glittering carousel, and a multitude of festive family activities.

Your Fast Pass admission allows exclusive access to enter the market through the Fast Lane at the market entrance and the carousel. A Free Upgrade to a Season Pass is also included with your Fast Pass purchase.  Visit the Information Hut prior to entering the market to claim your Season Pass.

Frequently Asked Questions

Attraction/Activity FAQ

Can I bring alcoholic beverages with me?
We cannot allow any outside alcoholic beverages to enter the market. You are welcome to purchase alcoholic drinks including Glühwein, traditional Bavarian beers, and more at various locations throughout the market.
Can I bring food and drink with me?
We cannot allow any outside food or beverages to enter the market.
Can I leave and re-enter the market?
Yes! Just get a re-entry stamp from security before exiting, or show your Season Pass or Fast Pass to re-enter.
Is the market wheelchair accessible?
Yes! Jack Poole Plaza is considered a fully accessible venue – and Vancouver Christmas Market implements additional measures to make it even more accessible. There are wheelchair accessible toilets on site.
What are the hours of operations?

The Christmas Market is open from November 21 - December 24, 2018, daily: 11:30 am – 9:30 pm and on December 24: 11:30 am – 6:00 pm.

What are the market’s peak hours?
Peak hours at the market are weekday evenings from 5pm onwards and all day Friday to Sunday. Please note that the market is at its busiest the final week before Christmas.
What is a Fast Pass?
A Fast Pass offers guests exclusive access to enter through the Fast Lane at the market entrance and the carousel. The Fast Pass is inclusive of a Season Pass, so this pass allows the holder to visit the market as many times as they like within the 2019 season (with Fast Lane access).
What is a Season Pass?
he Fast Pass includes a FREE UPGRADE to a Season Pass, so this pass allows the holder to visit the market as many times as they like within the 2019 season (with Fast Lane access).  In order to claim a Season Pass, guests must visit the Information Hut.
Where is the market located?
The market is located at Jack Poole Plaza, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver BC., V66 3E1 (by the 2010 Olympic Cauldron).
Will there be entertainment?
Yes, you can enjoy daily entertainment on our Flying Stage this year. Be sure to check our social media for regular updates on who’s performing.

General FAQ

How do we pay for tours and attractions?

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing accepts payment with VISA, Mastercard and American Express. Direct Debit is currently not available.

Tickets purchased through WeChat or Alipay will not be accepted.