Winter in the Village - Photo: Joel Baziuk
Winter in the Village
Photo: Joel Baziuk

Steveston's Winter in the Village

Unwrap a full season of festive fun in Steveston Village.

Richmond’s charming waterfront village is a Christmas destination for locals and visitors who love the magic of the festive holiday season. From decorated historic sites to special events and toe-tapping performances—plus appearances from Santa himself—there’s a full menu of free or low-cost family-friendly activities here from the third week of November onwards.

Historic Sites

Step into Christmases past at Steveston’s beloved heritage attractions, each serving a piping hot platter of holiday features. Over at Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, holiday enticements include the lovely Historic Buildings Light Display and bustling Heritage Christmas Craft Fair. There’s also a tempting duo of December concerts to check out.

Not to be outdone, Steveston Museum brings back its captivating Lights in the Park illuminations and regular Songs in the Snow carol concerts. Nearby, the shiny-red Steveston Interurban Tram presents a special Winter Tram event with kid-friendly crafts and refreshments, plus a three night caroling series located outside the Tram.

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site will also be hosting its sparkling Festival of Trees and ever-popular Cannery Farmers Market—an ideal place for gift shopping.

Added delights

With dozens of events in Steveston this holiday season, this is the perfect time for locals to restart their Yuletide traditions—and for visitors to discover new attractions in a festive light. From a classic car display to Santa’s official arrival by boat and even a Guys Night Out shopping evening, slip on your holiday sweater and check out the full roster of Winter in the Village activities and events in the calendar below.

Please note that Steveston's Winter in the Village is now over—but you can still visit Steveston Village at any point throughout the year.