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 to visit these magical set ups by foot or by car.
Given the nature of 2020, with last minute changes and cancellations, always check with the venue before you head out to see them.
Campbellville Reverse Santa Claus Parade
When: Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 6 PM - 10 PM
Where; Campbellville Rd W, Milton,
Sadly the traditional Santa Claus Parade this year due to Covid.
The FANTASTIC NEWS is that our parade elves have been busy working on putting together a REVERSE Christmas Parade! For the month of December, we are asking local residents and businesses to decorate their property for people to drive around and enjoy from the safety of their own vehicles. Get more details here!
Magical Lights Of Milton
Where: 876 Willow Ave, Milton
When: November 28 -January 3rd (Sunday -Thursday 5:30p- 10p) (Friday -Saturday 5:30p -10p)
Cost: Donations being accepted for The Milton District Hospital Foundation. Donation box located at location or e-transfers appreciated at: MagicalLightsOfMilton@gmail.com
Sit in your vehicle warmth as our music plays though the radio station 99.7FM and almost 40,000 lights come alive to synchronized music.
Polar Multi-Level Drive Thru
When: November 27, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Time: 10 am – 11 pm daily
Where: Toronto Pearson International Airport | 6145 Viscount Rd, Mississauga
Cost: $45 + tax per car
The first of its kind, this drive thru spans over 6 different decorated levels at the Toronto Pearson International Airport. It has a little bit of everything to bring wonder and magic to you in a safe, socially distanced way. Santa will be on scene for you to snap a photo with and the experience lasts for 30 minutes of non-stop holiday views. Get more details here!
Bluffs Winter Wonderland
When: November 27 - December 20 (Friday to Sunday only)
Time: 5-10 pm
Where: Bluffer’s Park- 1 Brimley Rd South, Scarborough
Cost: $25 per vehicle
A drive thru event in Scarborough that you won’t forget! A magical, light filled route that ends at Santa’s House where you can meet the man himself from a distance. Don’t forget to write a letter for Santa to leave in his mailbox while you’re there, and he’ll even write back! Tickets are $25 per vehicle.
Get more details here!
Royal Botanical Gardens Winter Wonders
When: November 18- December 23, 2020 (Wednesdays to Sundays), December 27-30, 2020 & January 2-3, 2021
Time: 5-10 pm
Where: Royal Botanical Gardens, Hendrie Park | 680 Plains Road W. Burlington
Cost: Admission ranges from $10 - $18/person, children under 4 are free.
The historic Hendrie Park in Burlington is getting a holiday makeover! Discover the magic of nature and light at the newest experience from the Royal Botanical Gardens. Walk through festive light displays for a breathtaking outdoor adventure with the whole family. Social distancing in place to keep this a safe event for all. Get more details here!
Burlington Lakeside Festival of Lights
When: November 27, 2020 - January 8
Time: 4 pm - 12 am daily
Where: Spencer Smith Park | 1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington
Come share your holiday spirits with family and friends while strolling through the 60 magical lighting displays set up at Spencer Smith Park from November 27, 2020 to January 8, 2021. Get more details here!
Holiday Nights of Lights
When: November 20 to January 7
Time: 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM, Daily
Where: Revel Park - 80 Interchange Way, Vaughan
Cost: $25-$65 ($25 per car for 1-2 persons; $40 per car for 3-5 persons; $65 per car for 6-8 persons. For 8+ persons per car please contact for special pricing.)
A Holiday Light Spectacular! An immersive, drive-thru experience like none other, featuring more than 1 million LED lights animated and synchronized to your favourite Holiday tunes. Nights of Lights is the must-see drive-through event of the holiday season for all ages. Turn up the volume and roll down the windows because this 2.25 km long dazzling light display is synchronized to 30 minutes of your favourite festive tunes. Get more details here!
Niagara Falls Winter Festival Of Lights
When: Starting date Saturday Nov. 14th, 2020 to Sunday Jan. 10th, 2021.
Where: Along the Niagara Parkway, through Dufferin Islands & surrounding tourist areas in Niagara Falls.
The most enchanting of Niagara Falls attractions, the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights, has become a holiday tradition for over one million visitors from around the globe. Experience the spectacular light displays, Light Art, interactive illuminations, festive events and over 3 million lights. Get more details here!