Very Merry Vancouver awaits

Very Merry Vancouver awaits

BC Staycationers warming to holiday getaways: daily prizes online, chance to win a trip to Vancouver

Walking across a breathtaking bridge suspended 230 feet above a river gorge and adorned with a million glittering lights. Sightseeing in an old-fashioned trolley bus and singing Karaoke carols from one unforgettable stop to another. Strolling through a traditional German Christmas Market, sipping on hot chocolate and shopping for that perfect holiday keepsake from one of its 80 jolly merchants.

As if there wasn’t enough to draw you to Very Merry Vancouver during this most magical time of the year, already.

But now Stay-Vancouver Hotels is enchanting tourists with an online advent calendar that is giving away attraction prizes every single day and the chance to win a grand prize of a luxurious, experience packed stay in Vancouver that will promise memories for a lifetime.

An evening under the Big Top of Cirque De Soleil’s latest masterpiece, Luzia. Explore four mystical worlds at the Aurora Winter Festival along with snow tubing, amusement rides in a natural setting and amidst massive light displays. Family passes to Santa’s winter wonderland at the Peak of Grouse Mountain and its awe-inspiring views of the city and the ocean below. A heartwarming cruise, lighting up Vancouver harbour, with carolers inviting you to join in song to celebrate this festive time of year. And so much more.

More than twenty, must-see holiday attractions and events are giving away tickets and gift packages as part of the Very Merry Vancouver promotion. Not to mention hotel partners giving away accommodation as well.

VeryMerryVancouver.com is now welcoming online visitors to try and win those daily holiday prizes and encouraging those online visitors to visit Vancouver in person during the holiday season.

Already renowned for its natural beauty, cosmopolitan diversity, unbelievable food and shopping, Vancouver is now also sure to become known for one more thing – a perennial favourite for visitors seeking to enjoy the best of the holiday season with all that Very Merry Vancouver has to offer.

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