Christmas Wish Breakfast
What: A hugely popular annual toy drive Christmas party, staged in downtown Vancouver. Unfortunately, the 2020 event has been cancelled.
Here's what it was like in 2019: Reportedly Canada's largest one-day toy drive, thousands of locals roll in to the Pan Pacific Hotel every year for this brilliant early morning Christmas party, a bonhomie-packed Yuletide tradition stretching back three decades. Donating a new, unwrapped toy––recent years have seen giant piles of more than 22 tonnes of gifts each time––gets you in the door for a buffet breakfast and an event that's dripping with seasonal goodwill. Stick around for the carol choirs, Christmas performers and live TV broadcasts and remember that your donations help kids and families in need at this time of year throughout the Lower Mainland.
When: Cancelled in 2020