VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland

Special Events


Closed to the public in preparation for Milner Christmas Magic.


Milner Christmas Magic 2022 poster

Milner Christmas Magic 2022

December 2 - 4, 9 - 11 & 16 - 21

Evenings 5pm - 8:30pm (last entry 8pm)

Make memories with family and friends this holiday season by experiencing Milner Christmas Magic’s outdoor stroll through thousands of twinkling lights and festive window displays.

Find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list in our Gingerbread Gift Shop, Drop off your letters to Santa in our North Pole Mailbox, with a wave to Santa and Mrs. Claus themselves! Warm up with a selection of fresh, hot food and refreshments for sale in front of Milner House, and remember to bring cash to get your own pair of Holiday Specs, holographic lenses that miraculously transform Christmas lights into magical figures!

Admission runs from 5pm – 8pm with viewing until 8:30. Entry is by suggested donation of $5 per adult, $2 per child or $12 per household.

Dress warm and grab your camera – you won’t want to miss it!

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Milner Christmas Magic 2022 - Thanks to the Sponsors

  A Magical Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Ongoing Events & Activities:

Guided Tours - Cancelled until further notice

Guided tours are available to groups of 10 or more with prior arrangements.
To arrange a guide, please contact the main office at

Tea Service -

See Tea & Shops for Camellia Tea Room information.