5 Holiday Events in Abbotsford

North Pole BC’s Festival of Christmas December 4th – 23rd

Come see Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Elves in their Magical North Pole Village featuring 5 new interactive scenes and activities for the 2015 season. Toy workshop, North Pole Post Office, Gingerbread Bakery and the Riddle Room are just a few of many exciting activities throughout this event. As well as all your old favorites like Christmas characters, mountains of lights and plenty of good ol’ family fun. All while being cozy warm and dry under one roof at Tradex, Abbotsford, BC. This is perfect for the entire family or group!


Singletree’s First Winter Warm Up – December 5th

A family run estate winery tucked away in North Mt.lehman. Singletree focuses on making small lots of quality, great tasting wine. Enjoy a unique winter experience here at our family-farmed winery, perfect fun for all-ages. Make a wreath with hardened grape vines, roast some marshmellows and enjoy mulled wine with family and friends. Bring the kids and your rubber boots for a rustic day in the vineyard. Mulled wine is by donation and all proceeds go to the Abbotsford fire fighters burn fund. This is a free event, open to all ages.


Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular – December 6th, 2015

Park Derochie presents Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular, a concert and visual experience for the entire family, blending the spell-binding grace and dare-devil athleticism of today’s greatest circus performers with the sensory majesty of the greatest holiday music of all time. It is the perfect opportunity for the entire family to get into the Holiday spirit with great music including Holiday favorites from classical, POPS and more, while enjoying an edge of your seat circus experience. It features the world famous Wallenda Duo, the thrilling España Family and a cast of world-renowned performers, singers, and musicians.


A Downtown Shopping Night – December 10th

The first collaborative Holiday Shopping Night for Historic Downtown is going to be an amazing local event. Spruce Collective has teamed up with the following partners: Tracycakes Bakery Cafe, Montrose & George General Store, Duft and Co. Bakehouse ,Little White House & Co., Cobblestone Kitchenware & The Market by Spruce Collective . Field House Brewing Co. will also be on hand at Spruce Collective to introduce you to their new beer and talk about their brewery, opening soon on Railway Street! Each store will feature individual in-store promotions, tasty sips + treats and more! No tickets required so bundle up and join us for this local shopping experience!


Gallery 7 Christmas Show – December 19th

A rag-tag gathering of musicians and actors sharing songs and stories for the holiday season, this is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit. Once again, we’re joining forces with our friends from Pacific Theatre for this festive event and will feature, among others, Ron Reed and Ken Hildebrandt. Musical Guests: Becca Birkner | Nelson Boschman | Spencer Capier | Brian Doerksen | Corey Janz | Steve Klassen | Jon Ochsendorf | Running Time: Approximately 2.5 hours with intermission. For details and to purchase tickets, visit www.pacifictheatre.org , www.gallery7theatre.com or call House of James, 604-852-3701.

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