Experience the joy and magic of the holiday season at Toronto’s historic castle, Casa Loma, with festive Christmas events ideal for a special family outing. During the day, Christmas at the Castle features elegant holiday decorations and Santa visits in his jolly toy workshop. Then, the Holiday Lights Tour lets visitors tour the wintery scene after dark to get the full effect of the dazzling light displays in the landscaped gardens and mysterious tunnels.

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The Great Hall’s 40-foot Christmas tree mesmerizes visitors. Photo courtesy Casa Loma

Christmas at the Castle

December 2nd, 2022 – January 2nd, 2023 (Select Dates)

Along with the wide range of activities and thrilling performances at Casa Loma at this time of year, the always awe-inspiring castle is especially resplendent in its holiday décor. Throughout the holidays, the Great Hall features a 40-foot tall tree, plus eight further signature trees by talented Canadian designers.

For the kids, no festive visit is complete without a visit to Santa’s castle workshop to participate in themed crafts. Families can also visit with wintery holiday mascots, and many more activities.

In addition, once again this year Casa Loma is giving back to our community by hosting a toy drop-off for the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish, as well as donating one dollar from each adult admission during Christmas at the Castle. For more information on this important initiative, please visit thewish.ca.

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One of the many exciting performances at Casa Loma’s Christmas events. Photo courtesy Casa Loma

Holiday Lights Tour

December 1st, 2022 – January 8th, 2023 (Select Dates)

Casa Loma shows off its dramatic and picturesque property in sparkling fashion as the spectacular Holiday Light Tour returns this year. Wander at your own pace through the stunning landscaped gardens and outdoor light presentation of this beloved landmark, transformed into a winter wonderland.

Continuing inside the castle, pass through the extensive walkways and tunnels of the property to find more dazzling lighting displays, all decorated for the festive season. The unparalleled experience also features live performances including a magic show, a fire performer and a trio of Christmas carollers. This magical wonderland is an immersive experience for all ages and, as with the daytime event, families can visit Santa in his castle workshop!

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Santa Claus is ready to welcome all visitors to Casa Loma. Photo by @SVPhotography.ca. Photo courtesy Casa Loma

Ticket Details

Christmas at the Castle
Admission for all dates is $45 per person. Children 3 and under are free when accompanied by a ticket-holding adult.

Holiday Lights Tour
December 1-18: $45 per person online and $50 onsite.
December 19-January 8: $50 per person online and $55 onsite.
Children 3 and under are free when accompanied by a ticket-holding adult. Strollers are not permitted for the Holiday Lights Tour only.

Upgrade Option: Tickets are sold separately for both Christmas at the Castle and the Holiday Lights Tour. However, there is an upgrade option (valid on the same date, after 5:00pm)
December 1-18: $25 per person
December 19-January 8: $30 per person
Note: When you are on Ticketweb site, select your Christmas at the Castle tickets first and then add Holiday Lights as an optional upgrade at checkout.

Holiday Lights VIP Experience (Admits 2): VIP Experience includes admission for two people, line by-pass, one food & beverage voucher per person).
December 1-18: $125 per couple
December 19-January 8: $150 per couple

Event Details
The Holiday Lights Tour’s entrance is on the southwest corner of the property at Davenport Road and Walmer Road. This event is primarily outdoors and in the tunnels and requires walking approximately two kilometres. Additional parking is available at George Brown College (south of Casa Loma, off Macpherson Avenue), closest to the event entrance to Holiday Lights Tour.

NOTE: Christmas at the Castle tickets are valid ONLY for the date and time indicated on the ticket and includes access to tour inside Casa Loma during the daytime only. Admission tickets do not include access to the lower gardens to tour the Holiday Lights displays, unless the upgrade option is added.
Holiday Lights tickets are valid ONLY for the date and time indicated on the ticket and do not include access to tour inside Casa Loma.

Tickets are non-refundable but can be exchanged to a new date within the program dates, subject to availability.

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The inviting entrance to Toronto’s fabled destination and venue. Photo courtesy Casa Loma

Casa Loma: Christmas at the Castle and Holiday Lights Tour

When: December 1, 2022 — January 8, 2023
Time: Christmas at the Castle: 9:30am-5:00pm, Holiday Nights Tour: 5:00-10:00pm, Dates vary — check schedule for details
Where: 1 Austin Terrace (at Davenport Road & Spadina Avenue)
Website: www.casaloma.ca

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