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What's open on Christmas Day in Vancouver?

While most businesses are closed for Christmas Day, there are some stores and restaurants open on Dec. 25.

Movie theatres, restaurants, ski hills, among places open on Christmas Day

There are plenty of activities to enjoy on Christmas Day, even if most businesses aren't open. (Melissa Bruntlett)

While most businesses are closed for Christmas Day, there are some places that are open.

Here is a list of some places across Metro Vancouver that are open for business on Dec. 25:

  1. Movie theatres
  2. Robson Square Ice Rink
  3. Vancouver Aquarium
  4. Local Ski hills (Grouse Mountain, Cypress Moutain, Mount Seymour)
  5. White Spot restaurant (Richmond Centre and Kingsway location only)
  6. Denny's Canada
  7. City of Vancouver Golf courses (Fraserview, Langara, McCleery)
  8. Public Skating (Hillcrest,Trout Lake, Kerrisdale, West End)


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