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A Magical Carousel Ride to Paris at Festival of Lights

YVR is proud to be the presenting sponsor of Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Gardens for the third year in a row!

People riding on Air France Carousel at VanDusen Festival of Lights

Experience this magical winter wonderland with over a million decorative lights, stretched across 15 acres of garden space, from December 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018.

This year, YVR partnered with Air France to create an activation called Air France Carousel. All tickets to Festival of Lights will include a free ride on the Air France Carousel. Garden visitors are invited to take a photo on the carousel and share it on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #AFxParisCarousel for a chance to enter to win two tickets to Paris.

Guests can explore the interactive themed areas, watch the famous dancing lights show on Livingstone Lake, sing along to your favourite holiday classics at the Festival Stage, listen to stories and take a selfie with Santa, light a candle at the Make-A-Wish candle grotto, savour tasty treats and much more. New elements at this year's popular holiday event include an indoor entertainment area with live performances every night and an outdoor licensed area with fire pits, where guests are welcome to warm up with a specialty beverage in hand!

Buy tickets online now to save and skip the line! For more event details and ticket purchasing, visit

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