There are lots of free events and activities going on this weekend: 10 Free Vancouver Christmas & Holiday Events & Activities.
- The VSO's Traditional Christmas
One of the city's most beloved holiday musical traditions, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents this concert series full of carols, Christmas music, and plenty of audience sing-alongs! Concerts sell out quickly, so grab tickets while you can! Runs through December 22.
- Ballet BC Presents Royal Winnipeg Ballet's The Nutcracker
Can it be December without The Nutcracker? The beloved holiday tradition is the ballet to see. This weekend only: Friday, December 14 - Sunday, December 16.
- Heritage Christmas at the Burnaby Village Museum - It's the first weekend to celebrate Heritage Christmas--with adorable decorations at this recreation 1900s village--with free admission. (Carousel rides are $2.50). A top pick for Christmas and holiday fun for younger kids. Runs December 15, 2012 - January 4, 2013 (closed December 24 & 25).