Winter activities to do
Come enjoy winter activities in Harrison Hot Springs.
1. Public Pool – Natural Thermal Spring Water
Take in the waters, sooth and refresh your body. Open 7 days a week. Phone 604-796-2244 ext 249 for admission and hours.
2. Harrison Festival Society
Check out the January/February line-up of concerts hosted by the Festival Society. www.harrisonfestival.com
3. Christmas in the Village
Nov 26 the Village kicks off the holiday season with the Festival of Trees display at the Harrison Resort, lantern float on the Lagoon and the official lighting of the Plaza Christmas Tree by the Mayor.
4. Breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Claus
Harrison Hot Springs Preschool welcomes you to come and enjoy a pancake breakfast, activities, bake sale, shopping and more. Enter a raffle and see the jolly man himself. Dec 3rd.
5. Eagle Boat Trips
Take a trip with Eco Tours or Shoreline Tours down the Harrison River to view the thousands of eagles feeding on the spawning salmon. Watch out for other wildlife coming to enjoy the beauty of life, too. Tours are offered daily. www.harrisonecotours.com or www.shorelinetours.net.
6. Art Gallery
Ranger Station Public Art Gallery. New exhibits monthly. Free admission.
7. Hemlock Valley Resort
Looking to enjoy the snow then head to our local mountain. This mountain offers downhill skiing, tubing, and snowshoeing. Rentals are available. Only 45 minutes from Harrison Hot Springs. Open mid-December. www.hemlockvalleyresort.com.
8. Limbert Mountain Farm
Have the time to brush up on your cooking skills or maybe just looking for a girls night out. Check out Limbert Mountain Farm cooking classes. www.limbertmountainfarm.com.
9. Circle Farm Tour
The Circle Farm Tour participants each plan something special for Christmas Nov. 26 & 27th. From a live Nativity, to music & entertainment, food and beverages, great gift ideas and free draws for local product. Can’t make it this weekend, don’t worry participates are still open till Christmas and are still a great place to search for that ‘special’ gift.
10. Farm House Cheese
Christmas Pageant on the Farm: Journey to Bethlehem. December 9,10, and 11. This wonderful family event has you meeting Mary and Joseph and the donkey as they travelt o Bethlehem. Follow them as they search for accommodations, visit the shepherds in the field, hear the choirs of angels, and finally the family again in the stable. Be there when the shepherds and kings arrive to worship the newborn baby. Refereshments will be served, music, stories, and interactive time with the animals. Admission is by donation. All proceeds will be donated to the Haiti Arise for the Haiti Goat Dairy Project. Dress warmly.
11. Spa Time
Ready to treat yourself, and push away the winter blues. Three local hotels have in-house spa services or visit Harrison Day Spa for all your pampering needs.
12. Shopping and Markets
Browse the unique, one of a kind shops in the Village. It’s never too late to shop for the holidays or to just treat yourself!
Discover a wide range of eateries waiting to serve you their Christmas treats this season. Need New Years’ Eve ideas, many of the hotels are offering dining and room packages. Check out our full listing of restaurants on our website under ‘dining’ www.tourismharrison.com.