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Christmas at Capilano Suspension Bridge

Featuring bridges through trees and over a canyon, North Vancouver’s Capilano Suspension Bridge is one of the Lower Mainland’s top tourist destinations. Located on the North Shore, not far from the base of the Grouse Mountain ski hill and the Cleveland Dam, the venue features an impressive suspension bridge, cliffwalk and a boardwalk through the trees.

Capilano Suspension Bridge with Christmas Lights. North Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaTreat yourself to the ultimate sensory experience this holiday season at Vancouver’s famous Capilano Suspension Bridge Park! Enter a spectacular winter wonderland filled with dazzling Christmas lights and decorations as you cross the bridge, walk through the forest and admire bird’s-eye views from the glass-bottom Cliffwalk. Enjoy holiday activities like glass blowing and cookie decorating, perfect for the whole family!

Christmas-Capilano-Suspension-Bridge-1Enter a winter wonderland as you walk across the magnificent suspension bridge. Admire trees adorned with sparkling lights and Christmas decorations. Walk through the forest and enjoy bird’s-eye views from the glass-bottom Cliffwalk. Take a guided nature walk to learn about native flora and fauna. Enjoy great family-friendly holiday activities like glass blowing and cookie decorating.

Christmas-Capilano-Suspension-Bridge-2Hop on the complimentary shuttle in downtown Vancouver and head to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park for an amazing holiday lights experience. Walk across the 446-foot (136-meter) suspension bridge, which spans across the Capilano River. Enjoy a dazzling spectacle of holiday lights and Christmas decorations in the forest around you, making you feel as if you’ve entered a winter wonderland.

On your Treetops Adventure, you’ll get a bird’s-eye view of this thriving coastal forest as you venture from one Douglas fir tree to another on a series of elevated suspension bridges, some reaching as high as 100 feet (30 meters) above the forest floor. Then, enjoy unparalleled views on the thrilling Cliffwalk, a glass-bottom viewing area suspended over the Capilano River!

Afterward, join a guided nature or history walk or explore on your own to discover the mysteries of this old-growth forest and spot various native flora and fauna. You can also enjoy fun, family-friendly holiday activities throughout the day including decorating gingerbread cookies, creating glass-blown ornaments and listening to live holiday music.

The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment. See the world’s tallest living Christmas tree (153 feet tall)

Create your own light show with VocaLites, a voice activated interactive light display in the rainforest and Canyon Lights are illuminating the river below and the canyon’s cliff face!


  1. Donne Roma says:

    Awesome bridge, Merry Christmas everyone !

  2. I visited Vancouver this fall and fell in love with this area. Capilano bridge looks heavenly with all those lights on it. I think I should come back to visit it in winter. Thanks for sharing this post.

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