North Pole BC

We had an amazing time at North Pole BC at Maplewood Farm in North Vancouver tonight!!

It was a good escape from all the shopping, the busyness, and the commercialism of Christmas. It really felt like we had stepped back in time to a friendly, more serene atmosphere…a place filled with cheerful elves, farm animals, a story-telling Mrs Claus, and a private VIP visit with Santa Claus himself. Unlike the mall Santa’s, where you have to wait and wait (and wait) just for 30 seconds with St Nick, at North Pole BC, you get an intimate meet & greet where you can connect with Santa Nick on a much deeper level.

I even got a one-on-one interview with Father Christmas for my upcoming book “Wisdom from Daddies.” Really great for kids (and adults too)! Santa Nick was super friendly, super approachable, and super kind as was Mrs Claus, all the elves, and the staff & volunteers. It’s a family-run business so they have kept their family-friendly and fun atmosphere while not going into the sales & marketing part of Christmas that often taints the holidays for a lot of people who simply want the season to be about spending time with family and friends.

A wonderful wintery wonderland located within Maplewood Farm in North Vancouver – we’ll be back again next year!!

Here’s my interview with Father Christmas



Here are some of the pictures from North Pole BC: