Surrey Christmas News

Best Christmas Picture Places in Surrey for Couples and Families

November 24, 2021

Christmas is a festive time, and it’s also the perfect opportunity to take photos for your holiday cards. Plus, you can frame a few and give them as gifts to family members. There are lots of fabulous Christmas picture places in Surrey, so don’t miss the chance to hire a photographer or set up a tripod to capture a few holiday images this year. Here are a few favourite places for Christmas photoshoots in Surrey, BC.

Surrey Holiday Lights

Surrey Holiday Lights is a fabulous event to attend, and it’s also one of the best places for Christmas photoshoots in Surrey! There are thousands of lights indoors and out for you to use as your background. You can also shop at the holiday market, get something to eat, and see a live show while you are there. How fun!

Barnston Island

family prepping to take photo

Although Barnston Island is a short ferry ride (5 minutes) from Surrey, you can take photos along the way. It may be chilly while you’re on the water, so try to smile anyway and bundle up. This is the perfect area for an unspoiled backdrop if you love nature. It’s one of the more unusual Christmas picture places in Surrey. 

The Christmas Store at Potter’s

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Of course, you have to be a bit careful at Potter’s as it’s intended for shopping. However, it’s the perfect opportunity to take more casual Christmas photos in Surrey. Stop by and shop their market, get a Christmas tree, and find fun backdrops to take informal pictures. Ask a passerby to take your photo or set up a tripod to capture Christmas lights in the background.

Crescent Bay

Yes, it is possible to take beach photos in the winter, and why not? Crescent Bay has gorgeous sunsets for those looking for places for Christmas photoshoots in Surrey. There is also a great beach so you can stay warm and have shots set against the wintery bay. The pier is lovely to include in photos, and you may see wildlife while you’re there.

Green Timbers Urban Forest

family of wife, husband and two boys taking picture

Head to a forest right in the middle of town for one of the hidden Christmas picture places in Surrey. Even the lake in the center makes a lovely area for taking photos. Depending on the time of day, you may have a bit of ethereal fog. Waterfowl frequent the site, so there’s also the opportunity to see a bit of wildlife while you’re there.


If you’re looking to take outdoor images at night, Lumagica has lots of lights to sparkle in the background. It’s one of the Christmas picture places in Surrey that has quite a few areas to choose from for pictures. The event is 1km of walking trails, so stop in front of your favourite light display to feature on your holiday cards this year.

Mud Bay Park

fmaily taking christmas picture at tree farm

Another outdoor area, Mud Bay Park, has it all — water, wildlife, biking trails, and the possibility of a train in the background. There are plenty of places to get away from it all and seek a bit of privacy for people-free photos. You can even have individual pictures taken to freshen up your social media profiles, in addition to getting the perfect shot for your Christmas cards.

Tynehead Regional Park

Located in the Guilford neighbourhood, Tynehead Regional Park has a walking path surrounded by nature. It’s a fabulous place to take Christmas pictures of you all together side by side. Either face the camera and smile or take a photo of you and your significant other walking away from the camera, looking at each other. It’s a great place!

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