Winter Light Festivals in Ontario

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Photo: Glow Christmas, Nov 30 to Dec 30, 2022 @ Toronto Congress Centre

Brighten up the longer nights of winter by visiting a Festival of Lights! These magical events are an experience that kids and couples shouldn’t miss, and with more and more events being held each year it’s easy to find one (or two!) near you! Most events require advance tickets so plan ahead to avoid disappointment!

Winter Light Festivals in Ontario

Mark your 2022 winter calendars for these illuminating displays

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Holiday Nights of Lights

An unforgettable experience for the whole family with both indoor and outdoor attractions. Features: Ice Sculptures, Mechanical Rides, Bouncy Castles, Games, Magicians, DJs, Food, Shopping and live shows running daily along with our roarrrring animatronic dinosaurs. An immersive experience not to be missed!

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Glow Christmas

Step out from the cold and into the warmth and magic of Glow Christmas! Like being transported straight into a Christmas storybook, holiday-lovers of all ages can delight in the joys of the season without commuting to the North Pole.

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Journey into Enchantment

Drive and experience one of the largest Christmas and Holiday Light Show in the GTA! Witness 2 million lights in the comfort of your very own vehicle! Special Annual Appearance by Santa! Journey into Enchantment is an Annual Christmas event for the whole family. Journey offers a fun family-friendly twist to the Christmas holiday season.

illumi by Cavalia
Nov 1, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
illumi Mississauga
Illumi – A Dazzling World of Lights is Cavalia’s latest creation: a magical and captivating nocturnal journey created with thousands of...
Terra Lumina 2022
Nov 11, 2022 
to Nov 12, 2022
Toronto Zoo
Terra Lumina is the eleventh unique experience created in Moment Factory’s Lumina night walk series. After nightfall at the Toronto Zoo,...
Eclipse – Walk with Light
Nov 11, 2022 
to Mar 18, 2023
Muskoka Heritage Place
Eclipse “Walk with Light” is a unique sound to light night walk at Muskoka Heritage Place in Huntsville, Ontario. Enjoy thousands...
Canadian Tire Christmas Trail
Nov 12, 2022 
to Dec 23, 2022
Black Creek Pioneer Village
In celebration of Canadian Tire’s 100th birthday, The Canadian Tire Christmas Trail is back to make this the Christmas of the...
Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights
Nov 12, 2022 
to Feb 20, 2023
Niagara Falls Ontario
101 Nights of Twinkling Lights The most enchanting of Niagara Falls attractions, the 40th annual Winter Festival of Lights is Canada’s...
Gift of Lights
Nov 12, 2022 
to Dec 31, 2022
Bingemans
Gift of Lights is a family-friendly drive-thru holiday light display with two tunnels and over 300 animated and static light displays!...
Jingle Bell Rock
Nov 12, 2022 
to Jan 7, 2023
Bingemans
Experience the magic and delight of Jingle Bell Rock. Wander through outdoor displays of dazzling light features surrounding a 40 foot...
Holiday Magic Light Trail
Nov 18, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Blue Mountain Village
Never has the spirit of the season been so beautifully presented as it is by Holiday Magic at Blue! Take the...
Safari Lights
Nov 19, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Safari Niagara
Make this holiday season a special one by driving through our dazzling holiday lights drive-thru adventure! There is snow-much to see!...
Owen Sound Festival of Northern Lights
Nov 19, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Downtown Owen Sound
The Festival of Northern Lights Will Shine Brightly Again in 2022! The events will run from Saturday, November 19th Until Sunday,...
Holiday Magic at Blue Mountain
Nov 19, 2022 
to Dec 24, 2022
Blue Mountain Village
Holiday Magic is back at Blue Mountain. By day the Village sparkles with festive décor, holiday music and fires to warm...
RGB Winter Wonders
Nov 23, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Hendrie Park
This unique outdoor experience guides visitors along Hendrie Park’s picturesque pathways adorned with charming festive lights, new interactive light to sound...
Twinkle After Dark
Nov 24, 2022 
to Dec 28, 2022
Country Heritage Park
Celebrate the holiday season at Twinkle After Dark, a fully illuminated Country Walk-Through experience. Set in the beautiful country setting of...
Fairway of Lights
Nov 25, 2022 
to Jan 28, 2023
Angus Glen Golf Club
Angus Glen Golf Club is excited to bring back our annual walking light show experience, Fairway of Lights. The illuminated 1...
Burlington Festival of Lights
Nov 25, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Spencer Smith Park
The Festival of Lights illuminates Burlington’s waterfront through December to early January each year. Thousands of local residents and visitors from...
Christmas Light Show - Journey into Enchantment
Nov 25, 2022 
to Jan 1, 2023
Richmond Hill Go Station
Drive and experience one of the largest Christmas and Holiday Light Show in the GTA! Witness 2 million lights in the...
Winter Nights, City Lights
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 27, 2022
The Esplanade Park
Pickering’s Winter Nights, City Lights kicks off the holiday season with family fun! This event will include the lighting of Esplanade...
Cavalcade of Lights
Nov 26, 2022 
to Jan 7, 2023
Nathan Phillips Square
Experience the magic of the holiday season with the much-loved Cavalcade of Lights presented by Desjardins Financial Group at Nathan Phillips...
Light Up the Square - Festival of Lights
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Mississauga Celebration Square
It’s the official kick-off to the winter season, featuring the lighting of the Christmas Tree, live entertainment, ice skating, food trucks,...
Glow Christmas
Nov 30, 2022 
to Dec 31, 2022
Toronto Congress Centre
Step out from the cold and into the warmth and magic of Glow Christmas! Like being transported straight into a Christmas...
Northern Lights
Dec 1, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Grand Bizarre at Exhibition Place
Wrap yourself up in Toronto’s most immersive outdoor holiday experience! Bring your festive spirit and explore everything you love about the...
Alight at Night
Dec 1, 2022 
to Jan 7, 2023
Upper Canada Village
Bundle up for an evening stroll through this picture-perfect postcard setting! Over one million lights adorn the heritage buildings, trees, and...
Ball's Falls Holiday Trail
Dec 1, 2022 
to Dec 30, 2022
The Holiday Trail is an outdoor, evening trail walk experience featuring a 1.5 km (round trip) illuminated path through natural areas...
WILD Winter Festival of Lights
Dec 2, 2022 
to Dec 23, 2022
Canadian Tire Mosport Park
Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue is excited to bring you the 3rd Annual WILD Winter Festival of Lights! Last year’s event was...
Holiday Fair in the Square
Dec 2, 2022 
to Dec 23, 2022
Nathan Phillips Square
Holiday Fair in the Square returns to the heart of Toronto, Nathan Phillips Square. This year, the Fair will be working...
Formosa Country Christmas
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Formosa, Ontario
Visit a unique Christmas light show in Southern Grey and Bruce Counties.  The village of Formosa will be lit up with...
Winterlit
Dec 28, 2022 
to Feb 20, 2023
Mountsberg Conservation Area
The wooded trails at Mountsberg are always beautiful in the wintertime but now we have made them more magical than ever!...

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