Holiday Events You Can Do With Your Dog (2018) – Vancouver, BC

Note:  This is the 2018 events round-up!  Click here for the 2019 version!


Do you love the holiday’s?  Looking for events that you can do with your dog?  Check out our December events calendar – from picking out your Christmas Tree at a Christmas tree farm, to running a road race to photo’s with Santa we’ve got them listed!

Check out all of these events and more in our events calendar.

Santa Photos:

Looking for a place to take your four-legged friend for a photo with Santa?   We have MANY options for you!  From the SPCA, PetSmart and Korna Pets, to Landsdowne, Oakridge and Park Royal Malls and more!  Our Calendar has all the details from dates, times and locations.  Locations range from downtown Vancouver to North Vancouver, Surrey, Abbotsford, Chilliwack and even some locations on Vancouver Island.  We have over 30 locations/times listed.

Christmas Tree Farm:

Are you looking forward to picking out your Christmas tree from a live Christmas tree farm?  Fernridge Christmas Tree Farm is one of the only local Christmas Tree farms that allows your (on-leash) dog to come along with the family.  An excellent Family Activity.

Big Elf Run:

Do you love running?  Have you always wanted to run a race with your favourite four legged running partner?  Love wearing an elf hat?  Now is your chance!  The Big Elf Run is a 1k, 5k or 10k run benefitting Canucks Place Children’s Hospice in Vancouver, BC.  It is a dog friendly event where dogs are welcome on-leash.  There are even prizes for the best dressed elf dog!

Lights Display:

Bundling up and walking through beautiful lights and decorations is a holiday tradition for many families.  These local light attractions welcome on-leash dogs in their parks.

Lights at Lafarge:  A Christmas light display, food trucks, holiday entertainment and more!

Canyon Lights:  At Capilano Suspension Bridge Park – a North Vancouver tradition.

We will be adding more events to our calendar as we hear about them.  Check back often to stay on top of the best dog friendly events of the season!

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