DECEMBER 1 TO 31, 2022

Experience Winter in the Village this holiday season! Explore Richmond’s charming waterfront village, the perfect winter wonderland destination for locals and visitors. From decorated historic sites to special events – there’s a full menu of free and low-cost family-friendly activities.

Take a look at the list of ongoing events happening this winter holiday throughout the month of December 2022.

Ongoing Events

Holiday Display Contest

Sponsored by Tourism Richmond, Steveston Merchants Association, & Steveston Insider

Dates: December 1-31, 2022

Stroll through Steveston and enjoy dazzling holiday displays. Vote for your favourite at the Steveston Museum and Post Office or Steveston Tram (during business hours only). View here for all participating locations.

Boat Holiday Light Contest

Sponsored by Tourism Richmond & Steveston Habour Authority

Dates: December 1 – 31

View and enjoy the festive lights adorning participating boats at the Steveston Harbour Public Fish Sales Float. Vote for your favourite holiday boat at (voting starts Dec 1)

* Please view the boats from the safety of the boardwalk, do not walk along the piers in the dark.

Festival of Trees

Presented by Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Dates: December 1-24

Explore a forest of festive trees decorated by local merchants and organizations. Vote for your favourite tree by visiting the cannery (general admission applies) or submit your voting on their social channels.

Selfie Stations

Funded in partnership with the Motion Picture Industry

Dates: December 1-31

Visit these locations in Steveston and take selfies with Winter in the Village murals.
– Steveston Tram
– Town Square Park
– Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Click here for the full Event Calendar