Published on October 4, 2023

The 2023 Vancouver Christmas Market Releases Reduced-Rate Tickets Online from Oct 4

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The Early Bird Gets the Glühwein:
The 2023 Vancouver Christmas Market Releases
Reduced-Rate Tickets Online from Oct 4


(Vancouver, BC) – October 4, 2023: Sleigh bells may not yet be ringing, but it’s never too early for a holiday deal. To celebrate its return to Jack Poole Plaza (downtown at the Olympic Cauldron), the 13th annual Vancouver Christmas Market is offering a limited-time reduced rate for online ticket purchases from October 4 to 22. Pre-sale tickets are now available with up to 30% discount at


Starting today, Market-goers can snag a Season Pass for just $29.99, and a single entry ticket for as little as $13.99. In the spirit of the season, the Christmas Market will also freeze peak season pricing at last year’s rates, and they’ve added a new Family Season Pass, bundling two adult and two youth season passes for just $75.99 while presale tickets last.


As the Market gears up for its biggest year yet, the annual outdoor, traditional German-inspired event will continue to share vendor news, activities, and music schedules – with some notable new surprises! This season, courtesy of the Market’s new sponsor Aeroplan, Canada’s leading travel loyalty program, rides on the Aeroplan Holiday Carousel are free for all ages. Whether it’s a trip around the world – or just a spin around this year’s Carousel – Aeroplan’s everyday earning partners are helping members reach their travel goals sooner.


Yearly Market traditions such as Glühwein (mulled wine), savoury treats and baked goods will also be back for 2023, along with festive music and amped up lighting displays.


“We’re so pleased to return to Jack Poole Plaza and once again open the gates to a holiday favourite for many Vancouverites and guests,” says Denise Wegener, President of the Vancouver Christmas Market. “This year, we’re offering an exciting variety of Market events and activities earlier in the season to allow families and friends to make some great memories before the holidays. We’ll be bringing back Market favourites and giving our guests new reasons to spend quality time with us over the festive season, too.”


This year, the cheer is spreading south of the border, with a sister German-inspired Market – the Seattle Christmas Market – celebrating its inaugural year at the Seattle Center from Nov 24 to Dec 24.

Both Markets will offer an online reservation system where guests select a date and book a 30-minute arrival timeslot (but can stay for as long as they like!). The reservation system allows guests to reserve a guaranteed entry time, managing guest flow and minimizing wait times for a more enjoyable on-site experience.

Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase online at​/tickets

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Event Info


The Vancouver Christmas Market
Vancouver’s largest – and only authentic German-inspired – outdoor Christmas Market

Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron), 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

November 16 – December 24, 2023


NOV 16 – 30 Dec 1 – DEC 23 DEC 24
Monday – Thursday:

4:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Friday & Saturday:

11:00 am to 10:00 pm


11:00 am to 9:30 pm

Friday & Saturday:

11:00 am to 10:00 pm

Sunday – Thursday:

11:00 am to 9:30 pm



11:00 am to 6:00 pm



The best price of the season is now – and for a short time only! Ticket prices are set to go up as the Market opening nears.

Super Early Bird

● $13.99 Adult (18-64 years)

● $10.99 Seniors (65+ years)

● $5.99 Youth (7 – 17 years)

● Free for children (six and under)

● Season Pass: $29.99

● Family Pass: $75.99


Regular Ticket Prices

● $19.99 Adult (18-64 years)

● $16.99 Seniors (65+ years)

● $11.99 Youth (7 – 17 years)

● Free for children (six and under)

● Season Pass: $35.99

● Family Pass: $99.99





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About The Vancouver Christmas Market

Since 2010, the Vancouver Christmas Market has delighted locals and guests with authentic German-inspired festivities. Combining colourful décor, artisan gifts, sweet and savoury food and drink, and live music, the yuletide celebration creates the ideal atmosphere to mix and mingle with friends and family, enjoy a quick lunch or after-work drinks, and indulge in a variety of cultural activities, old world confections, and seasonal entertainment.

About Aeroplan

This year, Aeroplan is thrilled to offer free rides on the Aeroplan Holiday Carousel to Market-goers young and old. Aeroplan has transformed its rewards program around the way people actually travel and is inspiring members to reach their travel goals sooner with every day earning partners Starbucks, Uber/UberEats and coming soon, Parkland Canada’s Journie Rewards program available at Canadian fuel and convenience brands, including Chevron, Fas Gas, and ON the RUN. Become a member for free today.




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