There are many ways to get into the Christmas spirit: decorate a Christmas tree, make gingerbread cookies, watch Christmas movies or listen to Christmas music. But the best of all is to go outdoors and enjoy incredible light displays. It’s a winter wonder that only dreams are made of. Here are the most magical places in Ontario where you’ll be immersed in this one-of-a-kind holiday experience.
WinterFest at Canada’s Wonderland
1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan, ON L6A 1S6
The most impressive LED lights displays you’ve ever seen: millions of spectacular lights everywhere, two 50-foot Christmas trees and hundreds smaller ones, live shows and holiday entertainment, ice-skating on Snow Flake Lake and much-much more!
Niagara Parkway Winter Festival of Lights
Niagara Parkway, Dufferin Islands and across Niagara Falls.
The most magical of Niagara Falls outdoor attractions
Snow Magic (Ontario Place, Toronto)
Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto
1.7 km of drive thru with 18 art installations
Holiday Magic at Blue Mountain
Blue Mountain Resort, 190 Gord Canning Drive, The Blue Mountains
Nights of Lights – Christmas and Holiday Fair (Vaughan)
80 Interchange Way, Concord, ON L4K 5C3
Walk-thru outdoor event with over 1,000,000 LED lights with 4 tunnels, animated displays and much more!
Gift of Lights (Kitchener)
Bingemans, 425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener
2 drive thru LED lights tunnels
Christmas Trail (North York)
1000 Murray Ross Parkway, North York
1.5-kilometre drive thru with thousands LED lights
Seasky International Light Show (Niagara Falls)
Árpád Park Hungarian Hall Grounds, 10215 Montrose Rd, Niagara Falls
Over 30 magical LED light exhibits on a 1.5 hour outdoor walking trail
Magic of Lights (Nepean)
Wesley Clover Parks, 411 Corkstown Road, Nepean
2-kilometer drive thru with more than 300 LED displays
Magic of Lights (Longwoods Road Conservation Area)
Longwoods Road Conservation Area, 8348 Longwoods Rd., Mount Brydges
1.8-kilometre drive thru LED lights display
Winter Lights Display (St. Marys)
Milt Dunnell Field, 1 Veterans Circle, St. Marys
Over 100 colourful LED lights displays
Journey into Enchantment (Markham)
Mount Joy GO station, 1801 Bur Oak Ave, Markham
Illuminated acres of the campground with more than a million lights!
Journey into Enchantment (Mississauga)
Meadowvale GO Station, 6845 Millcreek Drive, Mississauga
2-kilometer drive thru with 1.5 million of unique light decorations and 3D interactive displays
River of Lights (Brockville)
Blockhouse Island Parkway, Brockville
Thousands of twinkle lights and flood lights set to music!
Festival of Lights Sudbury
Science North Parking lot, Sudbury
First Light at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
Saint Marie Among the Hurons, Midland
The spectacular glow of over 5,000 candles at the famous 17th-century mission
Winter Wonders at the Royal Botanical Gardens (Burlington)
Royal Botanical Gardens – Hendrie Park, Plains Road West, Burlington
A unique outdoor experience on the Hendrie Park’s picturesque pathways adorned with LED lights, including 7 displays that tell the stories of unique winter wonders
Alight at Night (Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg)
Upper Canada Village, 13740 County Rd. 2, Morrisburg
Lights on Stratford
Festival of Northern Lights (Owen Sound)
Owen Sound downtown
The Festival of Northern Lights offers visitors nearly 400 holiday displays. Displays will be placed throughout Owen Sound’s downtown and there will also be a wide variety of displays in Harrison Park, including the Infinity Tunnel, and the Winter Wonderland Walking Path.