Let's be honest, winter is by far the most romantic season of the year. The city is covered in a soft blanket of snow, Christmas tunes are playing and cuddling in public is appropriate because it's so cold outside! The season is quickly approaching which means you need to start thinking about how you and your boo are going to spend this holiday season. If you want to win the best GF (or BF) award, then take notes on this year's best boujee date ideas in Vancouver.
Does your girlfriend love the luxe life? If so, you need to know all of the hottest (and most expensive) places to hit this holiday season. Or, if you're single and you're looking to werk your tinder game this cuffing season, you're sure to snag some cuties if you follow these holiday-themed dating ideas.
Trust me, you're significant other is going to thank you endlessly if you take them on one of these extravagant dates. I've compiled a list of all the most luxurious things to do in the city during the Christmas season!
Okay, enough talking. Let's get started!
Where: 630 Hamilton St // Downtown
Price: Starting at $58
Dates: Dec 28 - Dec 30
Why you should go: If you've never been to Ballet BC's rendition of the Nutcracker, you need to buy tickets asap! This Christmas classic never disappoints, and you'll feel super boujee watching ballet at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
Winter Wonderland Pop Up at Reflections
Where: 801 W Georgia St // Downtown
Price: $31-60 per person
Dates: Nov 16 - Dec 31
Why you should go: It's winter which means this secret winter wonderland patio is back at the Reflections lounge. You may have to wait in a long line up, but you can't beat dinner at Reflections this holiday season. The patio is super cute and the drinks will keep you warm all night long.
Where: 88 Pacific Blvd // False Creek
Price: Starting at $49
Dates: Oct 19 - Dec 31
Why you should go: This year's Cirque Du Soleil show, Kurios is the hottest date idea this season! I've personally seen the show and it was incredible. The mix of acrobatics, magic and steampunkness are perfect. You need to grab tickets right now for you and your boo!
The Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain
Where: 6400 Nancy Greene Way // North Vancouver
Dates: Nov 24 - Jan 7
Why you should go: You're guaranteed a white Christmas if you take the tram up to the top of Grouse Mountain. Grouse Mountain's The Peak of Christmas is back again this year hoping to spread holiday cheer. Don't miss out on their outdoor skating rink, light displays, Santa's workshop and more!
Garden Dinner and The Festival Of Lights
Where: 5151 Oak St // Shaughnessy
Price: $20-40 for dinner
Price: $15.24 online, $18.50 on site for the Festival of Lights
Dates: Dec 1 - Jan 7
Why you should go: Enjoy fine dining at the Shaughnessy restaurant located in the Van Dusen Garden. The restaurant is top notch and has a gorgeous view of the garden. Afterwards, enjoy the festival of lights. The garden will have over one million twinkling lights on display this year! There will also be a carousel, a fireside lounge, musician's stage and a bunch of "selfie spots".
Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge
Where: 3735 Capilano Rd // North Vancouver
Dates: Nov 23 - Jan 28
Why you should go: The Canyon Lights event at the Capilano Suspension Bridge is the epitome of Christmas in Vancouver. You can't beat the fresh air and the forest covered in thousands of twinkling lights. It doesn't get more Vancouver than that.
The Spirit Of Christmas at Sky to Sky Gondola
Where: 36800 BC-99 // Squamish
Dates: Nov 24 - Jan 7
Why you should go: The views at the top of the Sea to Sky gondola are gorgeous any time of year, but at the peak of Christmastime, it's beyond words. All winter long, you are invited to join in on the festivities. If you're feeling extra boujee you can even take part in snowshoeing, snow tubing and they even have hot fondue at their Summit Lodge!
Scandinave Spa in Whistler
Where: 8010 Mons Rd // Whistler
Price: $65-70 for Scandinavian baths pass
Dates: All year long
Why you should go: I know this has been said before, but we can't leave out the Scandinave Spa in Whistler - this is the ultimate winter getaway in BC. Head up the Sea to Sky for the ultimate date at this luxurious spa. You can spend the day with your boo just relaxing in their Scandinavian baths and outdoor pools.