Granville Island Santa’s Village Tour - Find The Christmas Elf Free Event Santa’s Village is coming to Granville Island for it’s first-ever Santa’s Village Tour Event Dec. 1st to Dec.16th. The island will become the place to be for Christmas shopping with bright coloured Christmas ornaments to lead you on your Tour and Santa’s favorite Elves guiding the way. The island is well known as a haven for artists of all kinds. Shops will be opening their doors to revellers showcasing their unique goods. While seeing these holiday wonders, collect stamps to be entered into a draw for Holiday Gift Baskets provided by the merchants on Granville Island. Santa’s Special Elf will be drawing a lucky winner every weekend. To enter the draw, pick up your ballot at any of the participating merchants, the Elfie Central booth in front of the Keg Restaurant or online at gicommunity.ca. Keep your eyes open for that special gift and our Christmas Elf. Put on your best selfie smile and find our Special Christmas Elf. Post your Elfie Selfie on Instagram at @gibca_community to win a prize. There will be a prize awarded from one of the merchants on Granville Island every weekday for the most creative Elfie Selfie. And where would we be without the children whose eyes shine so brightly at this time of year? They, too, will be a big part of the action. They will be dazzled by all the toys in the Kids Market and may have the opportunity to glimpse Santa. For a day to remember take the kids to the Carousel Theater featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas Nov 24th – Dec 30th. On Saturday December 15th the Granville Island Hotel and Dockside Restaurant, which will be decorated to the hilt, will host a breakfast with Santa so come young and old and share your Christmas wishes with him. You might also be able to get a picture on his knee. Proceeds from the breakfast will be donated to a Vancouver children’s charity. Contact the Granville Island Hotel for Tickets. Granvilleislandhotel.com At night, have dinner at one of the many wonderful restaurants on the Island. Enjoy a romantic stroll to visit the magical light displays. Take in the dazzling transformation of the houseboats at the Sea Village which will be decked in colorful Christmas lights. Continue the evening with a festive play at the Arts Club Theater Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberly Nov 15th – Dec 30th, Vancouver TheaterSports League, and many others. The Village awaits. For more information or to arrange interviews, contact Erin Gravelle 778 389 3433