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August 28, 2018

Canyon Lights prepares for another brilliant season after being named one of the most dazzling holiday light displays by CNN Travel

North Vancouver, BC – Canyon Lights – a Winter Festival – has caught the attention of the world. Named one of the nine most spectacular holiday light displays in the world in 2017 by CNN Travel, this local tradition returns to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park Thursday, November 22, 2018. Bundle up, gather the family and prepare to be amazed. This is not your ordinary lights display!

Lighting transforms Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s rainforest and canyon. Capilano River flows in currents of blue, green and violet. Giant orbs suspended from the night sky invoke a celestial sensation. Douglas-firs, each with over 8,000 lights extending 200 feet (60m) up their tree trunk, reach for the sky.

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Canyon Lights has quickly become one of the most popular winter activities in Vancouver with its family friendly activities, live musical entertainment and outdoor park experiences. And due to popular demand, dates have been extended until January 27, 2019.

Proceeds from admissions are donated to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund for fire and burn education in schools throughout British Columbia. To date, Canyon Lights has donated over $301,000 to this worthy program.

For general information, including the shuttle schedule to and from Canada Place, please visit www.capbridge.com or call 604.985.7474. For information on the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, please visit www.burnfund.org

What: Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

When: November 22, 2018 – January 27, 2019
Holiday activities from 4:00 – 9:00pm; Park is open from 11:00am – 9:00pm daily
*except Christmas Day when the park is closed

Where: Capilano Suspension Bridge Park (3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver)

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November 2, 2017

Let there be lights!

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park expands its popular Canyon Lights event

North Vancouver, BC – In response to popular demand, the 12th season of Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park has been extended. From November 23 to January 28 the park is alive with lights, lights and more lights! Last year, Canyon Lights imagery was so popular, it was the top trending hashtag in Canada for #ChristmasLights on Instagram!

New this year, the famous Douglas-firs of Treetops Adventure receive the star treatment – dressed in sparkling lights from top to bottom! New and returning park guests will enjoy the changing light display that illuminates Capilano River from the suspension bridge and Cliffwalk, as well as the magical illumination of the West Coast rainforest. Getting into the spirit of the season is made easy at Canyon Lights with holiday craft stations, cookie decorating, a scavenger hunt and sing-a-long tunes with the band!

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Partial proceeds from admissions are donated to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund for Burn Camp, as well as fire and burn education in schools throughout British Columbia. To date, Canyon Lights has donated over $256,000 to this worthy program.

Canyon Lights tickets are valid all day with holiday activities beginning at 4:00pm. Capilano operates a free shuttle to and from Canada Place. For general information, including the shuttle schedule, please visit www.capbridge.com or call 604.985.7474. For information on the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, please visit www.burnfund.org.

What: Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

When: November 23, 2017 – January 28, 2018
Holiday activities from 4:00 – 9:00pm; Park is open from 11:00am – 9:00pm daily
*except Christmas Day when the park is closed

Where: Capilano Suspension Bridge Park (3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver)

Hashtag: #CANYONLIGHTS

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For more information, to request a photograph or arrange an interview, please contact:

Sabrina Tey
Hill+Knowlton Strategies
W: 604-692-4231
M: 778-228-8842
Sabrina.Tey@hkstrategies.ca

September 5, 2017

Canyon Lights – a winter festival –

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park expands its popular Canyon Lights.

North Vancouver, BC – On Thursday, November 23, 2017 Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park returns for its 12th season. And, due to popular demand, this year it is running until January 28, 2018!

Canyon Lights, a Winter Festival, offers outdoor family activities, lively entertainment and the festive lights of the suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon. The millions of lights are beyond counting.

This year the 30-ton Douglas firs of Treetops Adventure receive star treatment. Treetops Adventure is a series of seven suspension bridges attached to eight 250 years old Douglas-firs with viewing platforms, reaching up to 110 feet above the forest floor. These magnificent Douglas firs will be lit above and below the collars, making these trees the eight tallest Christmas trees in the world!

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Canyon Lights has quickly become one of the most popular winter activities in Vancouver. Proceeds from admissions are donated to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund for fire and burn education in schools throughout British Columbia. To date, Canyon Lights has donated over $256,000 to this worthy program.

For general information, including the shuttle schedule to and from Canada Place, please visit www.capbridge.com or call 604.985.7474. For information on the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, please visit www.burnfund.org.

What: Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

When: November 23, 2017 – January 28, 2017
Holiday activities from 4:00 – 9:00pm; Park is open from 11:00am – 9:00pm daily
*except Christmas Day when the park is closed

Where: Capilano Suspension Bridge Park (3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver)

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For more information, to request a photograph or arrange an interview, please contact:

Sabrina Tey
Hill+Knowlton Strategies
W: 604-692-4231
M: 778-228-8842
Sabrina.tey@hkstrategies.ca

November 2, 2016

Oh, Starry Nights!

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park rings in the holiday season with a brand new twinkling feature!

North Vancouver, BC – Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park opens for the 2016 holiday season on Thursday, November 24th. Get into the spirit of the season and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park that keep both local residents and visitors from all over the world returning, year after year.

A family favourite holiday tradition, Canyon Lights is excited to unveil a brand new light feature this year. ‘Fireflies’ is an interactive lighting display in the rainforest, ONLY at Capilano. Using magic flashlights, guests can awaken waves of tiny lights that glimmer and twinkle like fireflies.

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The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon will be transformed into a world of festive lights and dazzling visual enchantment. Lights will illuminate Capilano River and the canyon’s cliff face. See the world’s tallest living Christmas tree (153 feet tall and growing!) and search for the glowing owls in the Snowy Owl Prowl. The holiday fun doesn’t stop there! Visitors are invited to sing-along to carols with the holiday band, decorate gingerbread cookies, make Christmas crafts and take family photos throughout the park.

Canyon Lights will donate partial proceeds from admissions to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund for fire and burn education in schools throughout British Columbia. To date, Canyon Lights has donated over $222,000 for this worthy program. In addition, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park will continue hosting 12 community nights for local charities including Canuck Place, North Shore Disability Resource Centre, Covenant House, North Shore Neighbourhood House, Easter Seals,
Ronald McDonald House, BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, Family Services of the North Shore, Harvest Project, Special Olympics BC, Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Lower Mainland and Kids Up Front.

Canyon Lights runs Thursday, November 24, 2016 to Sunday, January 8, 2017. Park hours are 11:00am – 9:00pm. Canyon Lights tickets are valid all day with holiday activities beginning at 4:00pm. Capilano operates a free shuttle to and from Canada Place.

For general information, including the shuttle schedule, please visit www.capbridge.com or call 604.985.7474. For information on the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, please visit www.burnfund.org.

What: Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

When: November 24, 2016 – January 8, 2017
Holiday activities from 4:00 – 9:00pm; Park is open from 11:00am – 9:00pm daily
*except Christmas Day when the park is closed

Where: Capilano Suspension Bridge Park (3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver)

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For more information, to request a photograph or arrange an interview, please contact:

Stacy Chala
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
W: 604-985-7474
schala@capbridge.com

August 19, 2016

Canyon Lights Now Takes Flight!

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park glows with a new light feature!

North Vancouver, BC
– On Thursday, November 24, 2016 Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park opens for its 11th season. Re-capture the feeling of wonder and excitement of the holidays and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park that keep both local residents and visitors from all over the world returning, year after year.

New this year is ‘Fireflies’, an interactive lighting display in the rainforest, ONLY at Capilano. Using giant flashlights, guests can magically awaken waves of tiny lights that glimmer and twinkle like fireflies.

Read More

The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon will again be transformed into a glistening world of festive lights and dazzling visual enchantment. Lights will illuminate Capilano River and the canyon’s cliff face. See the world’s tallest living Christmas tree (153 feet tall and growing!) and search for the glowing owls in the Snowy Owl Prowl. Sing-along with the holiday band. Decorate gingerbread cookies, make Christmas crafts and take family photos throughout the park.

Canyon Lights will donate partial proceeds from admissions to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund for fire and burn education in schools throughout British Columbia. To date, Canyon Lights has donated over $222,000 for this worthy program.

Canyon Lights runs Thursday, November 24, 2016 to Sunday, January 8, 2017. Park hours are 11:00am – 9:00pm. Canyon Lights tickets are valid all day with holiday activities beginning at 4:00pm. Capilano operates a free shuttle to and from Canada Place.

For general information, including the shuttle schedule, please visit www.capbridge.com or call 604.985.7474. For information on the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, please visit www.burnfund.org.

What: Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

When: November 24, 2016 – January 8, 2017
Holiday activities from 4:00 – 9:00pm; Park is open from 11:00am – 9:00pm daily
*except Christmas Day when the park is closed

Where: Capilano Suspension Bridge Park (3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver)

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For more information, to request a photograph or arrange an interview, please contact:

Sunil Suvarna
Hill+Knowlton Strategies
W: 604-684-4220
M: 778-772-5133
Sunil.suvarna@hkstrategies.ca

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