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The Best Christmas Light Displays in Surrey in 2021

November 13, 2021

Christmas is just around the corner. As cliche as that may sound, it is just around the corner. Christmas light displays in Surrey are a perfect way to celebrate with put loved ones!

There are only a few weeks left until Christmas Day. It feels like just yesterday that we were decorating our homes with pumpkins and graveyard figures. But now, stores all over British Columbia are full of festive greenery, dazzling lights, and nativity scenes for the perfect Christmas display in your home.

And what’s the holiday season without festive activities? Fortunately, there are lots of Christmas light displays in Surrey, and all you have to do to see them is to hop in your car and drive.

We’re looking at some of the best spots in the area to see one-of-a-kind holiday light shows and displays. If you’re wondering where to take your family, friends, or that special someone to see something truly dazzling this Christmas, look no further!

Surrey Holiday Lights

Snowfall in a quiet town, somewhere in Canada

The Christmas countdown is here in Surrey, British Columbia, awaiting you with open arms. Surrey Holiday Lights is a celebration of lights, bringing you all the joys of a winter wonderland right in your hometown. From immersive Christmas displays to holiday markets, there’s something for every age group at this downtown event on offer (from Santa Claus workshop tours pastries). 

Come and travel all over the globe through immersive light displays showcasing the wonders of the world! Walk through the Gingerbread Village, and meet and take photos with Santa Claus. When you’re ready to rest, check out the food trucks selling tasty snacks while browsing through gift ideas at local stores selling their last-minute supplies.

So, bring your family, friends, or significant others to experience Surrey Holiday Lights

  • Opening Date: November 25, 2021 to January 2, 2022
  • Location: Surrey Civic Plaza, 13450 – 104 Avenue – Surrey, BC V3T 1V8
  • Admission Fee: Kids under 5 years are free to enter, Youth and Seniors $14.99, Adults $19.99, and the family pass (2 adults and 3 kids) $59.99; All tickets are subject to a service charge

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

The Surrey Tree Lighting Festival is a holiday event that has been held in the City of Surrey, British Columbia, for ten years. Every year they invite residents and visitors to join as they light up their 60ft Christmas tree at Civic Plaza, which is truly an experience not to be missed!

This awesome celebration kicks off the year’s winter festivities by giving guests the chance to explore immersive light displays, complete with delectable foods and live music. Their breathtaking displays include an 80-foot-long tunnel of lights, larger-than-life Christmas ornaments, illuminated swings, and more—perfect for a unique holiday photo opportunity with the family.

The festival also features talented local musicians playing your favourite holiday tunes on stage. Visitors can also choose to explore the Christmas lights and custom-built displays in the Enchanted Village, or check out what the 20+ vendors have to offer. There’s even a replica village made entirely out of gingerbread! Of course, Santa and his elves will also be making an appearance.

There are a host of awesome prizes and giveaways which attendees can win this year, and you even get a free hot chocolate (with marshmallows!) included with your free admission!

There’s something for everyone to enjoy at the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival.

  • Opening date: 12 PM to 10 PM, from November 25, 2021 to January 2, 2022
  • Location: Surrey Civic Plaza, 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey, BC
  • Admission: Free

Lumagica Surrey

Christmas market at night with lots of Christmas lights

If all you want for Christmas is a little bit of magic, take time to visit Lumagica Surrey. Spend the afternoon browsing their many lights displays and attractions, and do your Christmas shopping in style. 

Imagine a market where you can pick up anything, from fresh Christmas trees to truffles, and even find the perfect gift for that hard-to-shop friend. Lumagica is just such an experience! They have something in store for everyone who visits—whether looking to buy or simply explore their offerings during this year’s holiday season. 

From Turkey Day dinners with family members, chilly walks through snowy landscapes without ever leaving downtown Surrey BC—it’s all right here! There really isn’t any better way to spend the holidays than by visiting this fantastic place with your family.

  • Opening dates: December 3 to December 30, 2021, from 4 PM to 10 PM.
  • Location: Cloverdale Fairgrounds, 17607-17905 62nd Avenue, Surrey, BC
  • Admission Fee: Between $16 to $25 

Glow Gardens Langley

A Christmas light display featuring lotus flowers and a stream of lights at Glow Gardens Langley

If you’re in the mood for glowing landscapes, twinkling lights, and melodies of holiday music, all of these await you at the Glow Gardens Langley. Here, you can experience a trip into an illuminated wonderland, where you can enjoy towering light gardens and magical landscapes while driving through (literally) a million Christmas lights. The best part is, you don’t have to leave your car to enjoy this Christmas light display, so it’s 100% pandemic-friendly. 

This year, Glow Gardens is holding “A Fairytale Christmas.” The Christmas light displays will showcase beloved fairytale features, such as Storyland Princesses and castles. Plus, visitors will receive delicious treats at no extra charge! Every ticket comes with popcorn or mini-donuts and drinks, which you can enjoy while you enjoy your 20-minute drive through the display. 

Plus, you can even order poinsettias to be delivered to your car when you’re done with the event – the perfect way to bring even more Christmas spirit into your home this year.

  • Opening dates: November 18, 2021 to January 1, 2022
  • Location: Glow Gardens Langley, 6690 216 St, Langley, BC V2Y 2N9, Canada
  • Admission: Car pass with treats – Weekdays $34.99, Weekends & Holidays $39.99

Drive Through to See the Best Christmas light displays in Surrey 

With so many picture-perfect holiday events taking place this year, you really are spoiled for choice when deciding where to visit with your loved ones. But luckily, you don’t have to pick just one – why not mark your calendar and swing by all three?

One of the most exciting things about Christmas in Surrey is how it’s always full of surprises. When you visit this area for its annual tree lighting festival, you can expect to see old and new displays that continue to inspire visitors and residents alike each year.

So, if you’re looking to make new traditions this holiday season, be sure to check out these events while they’re open. Each one will give your loved ones new memories to cherish for years to come.

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