Twinkle, sparkle and shine… it’s almost Christmas time! What better way to usher in the holiday spirit than with some festive Christmas light displays across the Greater Toronto Area. Pour the hot chocolate, bundle up the whole family and go see these magical set-ups by foot or by car.

Whatever this holiday season may bring, we hope you’re able to enjoy some magic and wonder from these Christmas light displays across the GTA.

Bloor-Yorkville Holiday MagicBloor-Yorkville Holiday Magic

This free festival casts a glow on the famous upscale shopping and entertainment area this festive season with lights and music.
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Brooks Farm Festive NightsBrooks Farms Festive Nights

This is an evening Christmas adventure for all ages. Stroll through the evergreen forest with holiday lights and displays, holiday characters and live music by local musicians. Enjoy tractor rides, hot drinks and marshmallow roasting, along with a safe visit with Santa.
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Canada’s Wonderland WinterFest

The amusement park becomes a winter wonderland for WinterFest. Take a starlit walk through a 100-foot-long, coloured LED tunnel. Plus there’s festive shows and food, and an artisan market.
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The Canadian Tire Christmas TrailCanadian Tire Christmas Trail

This popular drive-along experience returns for another magical season of show-stopping lights, live entertainment and festive treats over an enchanted 1.5-kilometre journey trail.
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Casa Loma Christmas EventsCasa Loma Holiday Lights Tour

Casa Loma has festive fun, day or night! In their evening lights tour, stroll the gardens while enjoying spectacular decorations, outdoor lighting displays and live performances in a safe environment.
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Cavalcade of LightsCavalcade of Lights

City of Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square will be bathed in light again this year with Cavalcade of Lights, transforming City Hall into a winter wonderland every night during the holiday season.
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Christmas Black Creek Pioneer Village

Christmas at Black Creek Pioneer Village

Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas at Black Creek Pioneer Village! Walk the lit-up high street in the evening, feast on Christmas dinner and meet Santa.
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Fairway of Lights at Angus Glen Golf ClubFairway of Lights Angus Glen

Fairway of Lights at Angus Glen Golf Club lets you celebrate the mystery of the winter season with a new annual walking light show. Follow the illuminated kilometre-long path through the woods after nightfall to go on a magical adventure on the club’s North Course.
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Journey Into EnchantmentJourney Into Enchantment

Experience the magic of over 2 million unique light decorations, 3-D interactive displays and musical lights while safely driving through a 2-km route in the comfort of your own vehicle.
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Mississauga Festival of TreesMississauga Festival of Trees

This is a unique new winter event this holiday season, located at the historic Small Arms Inspection Building along the lakeshore. The festival celebrates the joy of the season with seasonal lights, wood art, markets, workshops and a book launch with Family PJ Party.
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Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights

Get your fill of sparkle and good cheer at the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights, presented by Ontario Power Generation, Canada’s largest FREE outdoor light festival!
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Niemi Farm Christmas MarketNiemi Farm Christmas Market

Feel the hygge at this outdoor holiday experience with fresh local food, visits with Santa, twinkly forest lights perfect for photo opportunities, kids activities and a Scandinavian flair.
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Nights of Lights & Holiday Fair In The SquareNights of Lights Holiday Fair

Nights of Lights is back bigger and brighter as a walking tour this year, after a selling out in 2020 as a drive-thru event. They have also joined festive forces with Holiday Fair In The Square to make Vaughan’s Assembly Park a holiday entertainment destination this season.
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Polar Winter FestivalPolar Winter Festival

Toronto’s biggest holiday festival, Polar Winter Festival, is a magical outdoor walk-through holiday experience that has evolved from a drive-through experience last year to an enchanting walk-through festival at Bandshell Park in Exhibition Grounds.
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RBG Winter Wonders at Hendrie ParkWinter Wonders Hendrie Park

Discover the magic of nature and light at the newest experience from the Royal Botanical Gardens with festive light displays dotting a 1.5 km pathway through the park.
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Snow MagicSnow Magic

This immersive adventure at Ontario Place is inspired by fire, ice and light, where epic creatures, caverns, sights and lights surround you. Guests will experience illuminated art projections, state-of-the-art pyrotechnics and light tunnels across 1.7 kilometres and 30 minutes of awe-inspiring terrain.
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More Events Throughout the GTA

Burlington Festival of Lights
When: November 26, 2021 – January 8, 2022
Where: Spencer Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Road, Burlington
Website: www.burlingtonfestivaloflights.com

Country Bright Milton
When: December 2, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Where: Country Heritage Park, 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton
Website: www.countrybright.ca

Gift of Lights at Bingemans
When: November 13, 2021 – January 9, 2022
Where: 425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener
Website: www.bingemans.com

Light Up The Hills Halton
When: December 1, 2021 – January 3, 2022
Where: Locations in Georgetown, Acton & Glen Williams
Website: www.lightupthehills.com

Uxbridge Optimist Fantasy of Lights 
When: December 4, 2021 – January 2, 2022, 6:00 – 9:30 pm
Where: Elgin Park Drive, Uxbridge
Website: www.uxlights.ca

Wild Winter Festival of Lights
When: December 10-19, 2021, 5:00 – 11:00 pm
Where: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, 3233 Concession Road 10, Bowmanville
Website: www.wildwinterfestivaloflights.com

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