Vancouver Aquarium – Luminescence – A Celebration of Aquatic Life - The Season of Celebrating and Sharing

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Vancouver Aquarium – Luminescence – A Celebration of Aquatic Life - The Season of Celebrating and Sharing

Have you ever seen a bunch of eels light up a Christmas tree?  Well, if you haven’t, you’re in for a huge treat at this year’s Luminescence, at the Vancouver Aquarium, located in Stanley Park.   The Vancouver Aquarium has always held a fascination as it embraces aquatic life, both local and from afar.  Who doesn’t love to gaze at the giant, mushy Octopus, or thrill at the antics of the otters and dolphins?

 Vancouver Aquarium - Luminescence

The Magic of the North brings a holiday celebration to our friends with fins and scales.  Some highlights of this festive display include a scuba diving Santa, the Beluga whales and Dolphin shows, eels lighting up the Christmas trees, and a short 4D version of the Polar Express movie.  Without giving it away, be prepared for splashes of water and tickles on the backs of your calves! 

 Vancouver Aquarium - Luminescence

Ticket proceeds go towards supporting educational programmes at the Aquarium.  The Aquarium’s mandate is: 

“protecting and conserving our fragile marine environments, now and forever.  Our vision is a sustainable world where aquatic life is diverse and flourishing.”


 Vancouver Aquarium - Luminescence

Dates:  November 24, 2011 – January 2, 2012

Times:  9:30am – 5pm

 Location:  Stanley Park

 Tickets:  See




Comments (2)

Joanna Cohlan
Fresh Eyes For Your Home - Chappaqua, NY
Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes

Sally, not only can you feed your soul with these spectacular lights in a Botanical Garden but feed your face with gingerbread waffles and mint chocolate cocoa? Next year I'm there!  Happy Holidays to you and yours!

Dec 24, 2011 01:17 AM
Sally Weatherley
Vancouver Home Staging, Home Stager Vancouver, B.C

Joanna - Well said!  The lights at Van Dusen Gardens were amazing, and the gingerbread waffles and mint chocolate cocoa just hit the spot, since it was pretty chilly the night we went.  Happy Holidays to you!

Dec 24, 2011 02:24 AM