Take a Hike Over Winter Break


Park Tree Roots Minnekhada Park Port Coquitlam

Many of us are counting down the days until we get some time off over Christmas and New Year’s. Of course, not everyone enjoys a break at this time of year, but enough folks do that you may find yourself wondering what to do with yourself. If you’re not lucky enough to be jetting away […]



Tri-Cities Winter Break 2015-2016 Fun for Kids


Kids Skating

Tomorrow afternoon at 3:00pm (more or less) a shout of joy will go up from local schools, because winter break will be here. It will bring 16 days of vacation, celebrations and family togetherness. However, after the presents have been opened and the Christmas cookies have been eaten, all that togetherness can wear a little […]



CP Holiday Train 2015


CP Holiday Train 2014

2015 is the 17th anniversary of the CP Rail Holiday Train. It’s a three week long, 10,000km journey across Canada. It will visit more than 150 communities before arriving in the Tri-Cities on December 19, 2015. It’s carrying performers Jim Cuddy, Devin Cuddy and Kelly Prescott, who will perform in both communities. In Port Moody, […]



Holiday Events at Port Moody Station Museum


Port Moody Station Museum Christmas Tea 2015

The Port Moody Station Museum is celebrating the season with two upcoming events. Here are the details! A Christmas Truce 1914 The Expect Exceptional Theatre Company will be performing A Christmas Truce 1914 on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 2:00pm and 4:00pm at Port Moody Station Museum. Light refreshments will be put out after the […]



2015 Port Moody Winter Solstice Lantern Festival


Solstice Lantern Festival 2011 Port Moody

The fifth annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival is coming back to Port Moody on Sunday, December 20, 2015. To take in the fun head to Pioneer Memorial Park, located between Newport Village and City Hall, between 4:00 and 7:00pm. The location was new last year, and it worked so well they’re returning to the same […]



The Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash


Ugly Sweater Dash 2015 Port Moody

Save the date! On Saturday Dec 5, 2015 at 11:00am the Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash 5km returns to Tri-Cities. The event starts and finishes at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody and raises funds for the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada. To money raised helps fulfill favourite wishes for children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. Last […]



This Week in the Tri-Cities: Countdown to Santa


Christmas Leigh Square Port Coquitlam 2015

It’s coming, you know it’s coming. Shopping done yet? Well, if you want something else to do we’ve got you covered. You can find more events in our events calendar. What:  Celtic Christmas Charity Concert When:  Friday, November 27, 7:30pm Where:  St. Andrew’s United Church, Port Moody The skinny:  Caelestra is a 5 member Medieval-Celtic […]



Brighten Up at Place des Arts and Mackin House


Christmas Crafts Place Des Arts Makin House Coquitlam

Each year, Place des Arts in Coquitlam invites you to gather up family and friends and join them to brighten up the dark days of winter. Along with their popular Lantern Affair celebration, they also program a host of exciting events, performances and workshops that together comprise Brighten Up! Activities take place at Place des […]



Help Coquitlam “Light the Hall”


Christmas Tree Lighting 2013 Coquitlam

Join the City of Coquitlam and presenting partner Bold Properties as they kick off the holiday season at Light the Hall on Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 2:00–5:00pm. Thanks to generous support, the City of Coquitlam has been able to further enhance the already popular holiday happening. This free family event is held at Coquitlam […]



Keep Those Kids Busy: Non-Instructional Day


Port Moody Arts Centre Children's Gallery

Pro-D days and non-instructional days have a way of really sneaking up on parents. For those of us with children in public schools in the Tri-Cities there’s another one coming up on November 20, 2015. Wondering what your children can do during their day off? We have a few suggestions. Port Moody Arts Centre Port […]

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