We're spoiled in B.C. and that's the truth. From unique festivals and events to the most stunning natural setting imaginable, B.C. is sitting pretty, especially in the coldest season. We've put together some of our favourite magical places to go in B.C. all in one list so you can take advantage of this winter and make it your best ever.\nWhether you're searching for an epic B.C. adventure or you want a little inspiration for the upcoming weekend, you'll find something on this list that's perfect for you.\nThis list rounds up the best in the province that you can experience this winter from your favourite annual standbys to unique places and activities you've never heard of before.\nWinter in B.C. is special because unlike the rest of the country (sorry) it's typically warm enough to be out in the fresh air all season long.\nThat gives us plenty more chances to tick off items on our bucket list and it also makes us the envy of everyone freezing in - 40 C weather out in the eastern provinces.\nIf you love magical holiday lights, winter road trips and unique getaways then you're going to want to bookmark this page, send it to your friends and get a head start on this winter bucket list. Here are 20 of the most amazing things to do in B.C. this winter:\nIce Skating at Robson Square\nPrice: Free\nWhen: December 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020\nAddress: 800 Robson St., Vancouver, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: This urban ice rink in the heart of the city is the most colourful and vibrant place to skate this winter.\n View this post on Instagram #UBC Robson Square is all lit up for the holidays! A post shared by University of British Columbia (@universityofbc) on Dec 12, 2014 at 5:24pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nLiard River Hot Springs \n\n\nPrice: Free until May 1, 2020\nAddress: 75100-81198 Alaska Hwy., Northern Rockies B, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Soak in the most magical and picturesque hot springs way up in Northern BC for the ultimate bucket-list-worthy adventure.\n View this post on Instagram Must add to anyone’s bucket list ❤️ ~second nights stop on the way to #whitehorseyukon #roadtrip #canada #britishcolumbia #liardriverhotsprings #naturalwonders #beautiful #hotsprings #winter #travel #explorebc A post shared by Jennifer Sanderson (@j_sandz) on Nov 1, 2019 at 8:08pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nSnowshoe on a Suspension Bridge\nPrice: Free\n\n\nAddress: Cheakamus River, Squamish, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: This insane suspension bridge near Whistler is perfect for snowshoeing but only if you're brave.\n View this post on Instagram A new year is on the way, and the possibilities are endless ....#bridge #snow #winter #white #cheakamusriver #whistler #gowhistler #explorebc #naturephotography #nature #magical #amongthewild #onlyinwhistler #sheexplores #wanderlust #me #getoutside #passionpassport #livelifetothefullest #discoverearth #hike #hiking #adventurethatislife #roamtheplanet #theglobewanderer #fiftyshadesofnature #stayandwander #places_wow #keepitwild #landscape A post shared by Vancouver Adventure Chick (@mariella_begemann) on Dec 31, 2018 at 8:05am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nIce Cave Explore \nPrice: From $1,395\nAddress: Whistler, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Only for the ultimate winter bucket list, you have to try this luxury experience at least once. Travel to unreal blue ice caves by either snowmobile, snowbuggy or snowmachine on this once-in-a-lifetime guided adventure.\n View this post on Instagram Experience the Extraordinary this Spring Break with your family when you book a Heli-Sled Ice Cave Explore. Watch the amazement and wonder in your children’s eyes as you’re all transported on a journey through the ice ages as you explore the inner magic of the infamous Head-Line Mountain Holidays Ice Cap. It is an unforgettable and jaw dropping experience. Learn more via link in bio. Photo via Marc Dionne _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ #icecaves #farimontwhistler #whistlerfairmont #pnwbc #borntoroam #roamtheplanet #travelinstyle #wildernessculture #luxurytravel #PNWonderland #earthoutdoors #thatpnwlife #gowhistler #onlyinwhistler #adventurevisuals #whistlerblackcomb #exploretheextraordinary #modernoutdoors #explorebc #explorecanada #imagesofcanada #outdooradventure #adventureoutside #hellobc #squamishadventure #whistleradventure #whistlerbc #exploresquamish #604explore #explorebritishcolumbia A post shared by Head-Line Mountain Holidays (@headlinemountainholidays) on Mar 9, 2019 at 4:38pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nExplore the Kettle Valley Railway\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Trail runs from Hope to Castlegar, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Whether you want to hike, snowshoe, fat bike or ski — exploring this epic B.C. trail when it's covered in snow is amazing. \n View this post on Instagram Everyday I’m trestlin’ A post shared by JUSTIN | VANCOUVER (@justinforkheim) on Mar 5, 2019 at 4:09pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nVanDusen Festival of Lights\n\n\nPrice: From $19\nWhen: November 30, 2019, until January 5, 2020\nAddress: VanDusen Gardens, 5251 Oak St., Vancouver, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Vancouver's most classic holiday light event will take you through a magical glowing garden full of Christmas delights like a mistletoe tunnel. \n View this post on Instagram The first of many holiday posts to come because I always say YES to all things Christmas ✨ @chantelle.anne ❤ Keep an eye out because next week I have a lil something special to drop just in time for the holidays 👀 If you're looking for some inside tips on celebrating Christmas in the city, stay tuned 🎄 VanDusen's Festival of Lights opened yesterday and it's a magical holiday spectacle 😍 Check it out for tons of cute outdoor Christmas displays and light tunnels, like this one 🌠 A post shared by Nicole | Travel + Lifestyle (@nicolehuui) on Dec 2, 2018 at 8:30pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nLights by the Lake \n\n\nPrice: Free\nWhen: Saturday, November 23 to Sunday, January 12\nAddress: Harrison Hot Springs, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Walk the Christmas tree trail and skate on a pop-up ice rink right next to the picturesque lake at Harrison for a cute and cozy adventure not too far from Vancouver.\n View this post on Instagram Join us for the opening of Lights by the Lake! The inaugural lighting occurs at 5:30pm on Saturday, November 23rd with pre-lighting festivities including complimentary hot chocolate (limit one per person, while supplies last), a roving Sasquatch, and a few other surprises. Lights by the Lake is a free attraction along the waterfront of the Harrison Lagoon, and will be lit from dusk to 11pm, November 23 - January 12. lightsbythelake.ca Credits: @brownkittycat #JustUpTheRoad in #HarrisonHotSprings👣 | #BCRoute7 | #InStsailes | | #ExploreBC | #ExplorePNW | #ExploreCanada | A post shared by Tourism Harrison (@tourismharrison) on Nov 5, 2019 at 6:31pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nSee the Helmcken Falls Snow Crater\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Wells Gray Provincial Park, 416 Eden Rd., Clearwater, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: One of B.C.'s most beautiful waterfalls gets cold in the winter and ends up creating a giant snow crater around its base that's incredible to see in person.\n View this post on Instagram The snow cone is amazing!!! A post shared by Joel McLean (@mounntaingoat) on Mar 15, 2019 at 4:06pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nLight up the Vines\n\n\nPrice: Free, some wineries have tasting fees\nWhen: Saturday, November 23, Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.\nAddress: Various locations in Summerland, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: This self-guided tour will take you through some of B.C.'s best wineries that are all decked out for the holidays. It's perfect for any wine-lover and holiday lights-seeker.\n View this post on Instagram cheers to a great weekend with this crew #lightupthevines . . . #travel #weekendvibes #hamptons #wine A post shared by claire karwowski (@claire_karwowski) on Dec 1, 2018 at 9:05pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nCheck out Victoria's Epic Lights\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Victoria, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: From the magical holiday lights at Butchard gardens to the glowing parliament building and empress hotel, Victoria is the cutest place to be in the winter and you have to pop over on the ferry at least once this winter.\n View this post on Instagram Great to see you again Victoria! You are just as beautiful since I last saw you 2 years ago! - Did I mention the people are so friendly and they complimented my fairy light umbrella every time when I brought it out? Anyway this time with @tourismvictoriabc we get to explore more cute places and historical landmarks and I will soon share more about our getaway. - #explorevictoria A post shared by V i v i a n ✿ GIRLY COZY CHIC (@wisteria_voyage) on Nov 25, 2018 at 8:00pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nBook an Airbnb Getaway\n\n\nPrice: Varies\nWhy You Need To Go: With all of the wanderlust-worthy Airbnbs in B.C. there's bound to be one with your name on it.\n\n \n \n \n \n \n Airbnb | Website\n \n \n \nWebsite\n\n\n\nCatch a Glimpse of the CP Holiday Train\n\n\nPrice: Free\nWhen: Various dates in December\nAddress: Multiple cities\nWhy You Need To Go: Catch the CP Holiday Train rolling into B.C. cities like Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Port Moody and Port Coquitlam and join in the festivities like music and lights.\n View this post on Instagram 🎄Saint Paul - Union Depot Holiday Train🚂 ❄️ The @cpholidaytrain Holiday Train came through Union Depot in Saint Paul last night on their North American tour. It was so cool to see this train up close and all the festive lights! I hope you have a great Tuesday! . . . . . #minnespta #capturestpaul #mysaintpaul #capturemn #thisismymn #visualambassadors #usaprimeshot #ig_unitedstates #ig_northamerica #shotzdelight #ig_vision #urbanandstreet #ig_color #artofvisuals #citykillerz #ccunderfollowed #earthfocus #moodygrams #raw_cityscape #instagood10k #cityscapes_unlimited #addicted_to_nights #raw_longexposure #wcco #ig_world_colors #pipress #way2ill #sonyimages @uniondepot #cprail @canadianpacific A post shared by Lane Pelovsky Visuals (@lpvisuals) on Dec 11, 2018 at 5:35am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nThe Polar Express In Concert\n\n\nPrice: Tickets from $26.50\nWhen: Tuesday, November 19 at 7 p.m.\nAddress: Orpheum Theatre, 601 Smithe St., Vancouver, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: If you loved the Polar Express, then you'll love experiencing it again with a full orchestra. It brings a whole new dimension to the holiday favourite movie.\n View this post on Instagram Hold on tight 🚂 🎢 The Polar Express in Concert is coming to the Orpheum Theatre on Tues, Nov 19 at Tickets are selling fast, get them before they sell out! #PolarExpressInConcert @PolarExpressInConcert A post shared by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (@vsorchestra) on Oct 27, 2019 at 8:00am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nSee The Nutcracker\n\n\nPrice: From $37.50\nWhen: Friday, December 20 to Sunday, December 22\nAddress: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton St., Vancouver, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: You can't have winter without The Nutcracker. This magical ballet sets the tone for the most whimsical and wonderous winter ever.\n View this post on Instagram FIRST LOOK / Only 20 days until the curtain rises and the dream comes to life. Join us today at #GohOakridge in @oakridgecentre for a early look at select scenes from #GohNutcracker. Select segments showcased. See you there. A post shared by Goh Ballet Official™ (@gohballet) on Dec 1, 2018 at 9:47am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nGlow\n\n\nPrice: $19.99\nWhen: From Thursday, November 21\nAddress: Various locations in Metro Vancouer\nWhy You Need To Go: There are two Glow Gardens in Metro Vancouver this year and they're perfect for getting lost in magical holiday lights while staying cosy warm inside.\n View this post on Instagram ✨I’m so happy I got the chance to check out @glowlangley yesterday! It was beautiful to see and so much fun! ✨ The light maze was filled and designed to cater to different places around the world! 🌍 Travel + Lights + Drinks? I’m sold. 🥂 📸: @xxdnml . . . Don’t miss out on your chance to see @Glowlangley! Get tickets with the link: https://httpslink.com/ga28 . . . . #adventuresofameri #glowambassadorlangley #glow2018 #glowLangley #ChristmasGlow #SharetheGlow #langley #christmasmarket #christmaslights #vancouver #dailyhive #dailyhivevan #vancouverblogger #vancityvibe #roamvancouver #discoverunder10k #vancitybuzz #explorebc A post shared by Ameri ✨ (@ameridy) on Dec 30, 2018 at 2:52pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nBumper Cars on Ice\n\n\nPrice: $30\nWhen: February 2020\nAddress: TBD\nWhy You Need To Go: Just when you didn't think bumper cars could be more fun, now there are bumper cars on ice.\n View this post on Instagram Mayhem 🎉 @bumpercarsonice A post shared by Bumper Cars On Ice (@bumpercarsonice) on Sep 4, 2019 at 7:40pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nCanyon Lights\n\n\nPrice: $53.95 for adults, $39.95 for students\nWhen: Friday, November 22, 2019, to Sunday, January 26, 2020\nAddress: 3735 Capilano Rd., North Vancouver, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Canyon Lights is a splashy adventure that you have to try at least once because you get to see a wild B.C. landscape magically transformed with lights.\n View this post on Instagram 🌲Canyon lights magic✨ A post shared by @ outofasuitcase on Nov 24, 2018 at 11:23am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nMiracle Pop-up Bar\n\n\nWhen: Monday, November 25 to Thursday, December 26\nAddress: Terra Restaurant, 326 Victoria St., Kamloops, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: There's no better place to indulge in a Christmas libation than the adorable Miracle pop-up bar in Kamloops this season.\n View this post on Instagram We ♥️ seeing your #MiracleAtRockhill snaps! Thanks for the pic, @shaweetcaroline. A post shared by Miracle at Rockhill (@miraclepopupkc) on Dec 23, 2018 at 10:07am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n \n\n\n\n\nGo Wild Ice Skating\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Various locations in B.C.\nWhy You Need To Go: Grab your skates and head out to a lake when the conditions are just right and go wild skating out on a lake.\n View this post on Instagram In my element ❄️⛸💞 A post shared by 𝗝𝗔𝗦𝗠𝗜𝗡𝗘 𝗟𝗢𝗥𝗜𝗠𝗘𝗥 (@jasmine.lorimer) on Feb 20, 2019 at 6:06pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nFind the Perfect Tree at a Christmas Tree Farm\n\n\nAddress: Various locations\nWhy You Need To Go: There are a ton of cute as a button Christmas tree farms in B.C. where you can find your perfect tree, sip hot chocolate and spend a winter's day on the farm.\n View this post on Instagram We’ll just bring our own snow☃️ A post shared by Soleil (@soleil.mousseau) on Dec 8, 2018 at 8:59pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. 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