Explore Squamish - December 01, 2016

6 Holiday Events in Squamish For Kids

Sea to Sky Gondola at Christmas
Photo: Tara O'Grady - Sea to Sky Gondola

’Tis the season to be jolly! Check out this list (and check it twice!) of what to do this season in Squamish with kids.

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1. Santa Parade

A locals’ favourite! Bundle up for a festive evening as Downtown Squamish comes alive with the spirit of Christmas. The entire main street of Cleveland Avenue will be lined up with spectators of all ages who will watch as Santa Claus makes his way through downtown along with local businesses and personalities aboard the many festive floats. Arrive early and find your spot - this event does draw a crowd.
Friday, December 2, 7-9pm.

2. Polar Express

Take a ride on the West Coast Railway's Polar Express for a very special holiday experience that will make everyone a believer. Passengers aboard the magical Christmas train be treated to hot chocolate and a cookie, Christmas carols and a one-hour trip to the North Pole where Santa and Mrs. Claus await. Tickets sell fast. Pj’s are a must! 
December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18 

3. Pancakes & Photos With Santa

Santa Claus is coming to the Sea to Sky Gondola! Children of all ages are invited to visit the Summit Lodge for a pancake breakfast followed by an opportunity to take photos with Santa. 
December 3, 4

4. Holidays at Britannia

Experience the sights and sounds of the holidays at Britannia Mine Museum. For the month of December, festive fun has been added to the selection of activities at the Museum. 
Until December 31

5. Story Time at the Gondola

Get warm and cozy at the Sea to Sky Gondola's Summit Lodge as we share some of our most beloved stories of the season. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served!
December 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22

6. Howe Sound Noel   

A splendid, family friendly evening of stories and song to bring you and your family into the holiday spirit.
December 8, 9, 10