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Shipyards Square Christmas sparkles and cheer

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celebrate Christmas Festival on Saturday,

Stilt walkers, a gingerbread cookie character, a Christmas fairy and the inviting sounds of Christmas carolers will welcome you as you arrive on-site.

Stage entertainment gets underway at 4:30pm with performances with a Christmas Elf Show;

followed by the official lighting of the City of North Vancouver Christmas tree

arrival of the Big Guy in the red suit around 5:30pm. Children are welcome to visit Santa at his workshop.

Mainstage entertainment will continue with a fire juggling show by North Shore’s own Mike Battie, then JUNO award winning Norm Foote will take the stage. The evening will close out with the voices of the BC Boys Choir filling the air with the sounds of Christmas.

Shipbuilders’ Square will be sparkling with Christmas lights and filled with children’s activities that include the always popular bug lantern building workshop run by the North Vancouver Museum & Archives; the North Shore Neighbourhood House gingerbread man decorating station, which for a small donation you can take home your own decorated gingerbread man and festive crafts hosted by Wonderlab Toyrus.

To keep you warm during the festivities there will be complimentary hot chocolate, coffee & cookies.

Don’t miss a visit from Santa, live music and entertainment, lighting of the giant Christmas tree, free horse and carriage rides plus complimentary coffee, hot chocolate and cookies.

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