The Best Places To See Christmas Lights This Year In Toronto & The GTA

The Best Places To See Christmas Lights This Year In Toronto & The GTA

Brighten up your holiday season with beautiful Christmas light events happening in Toronto and the GTA this year. Walk or drive through trails and find yourself in awe at the gorgeous view. Bundle up, grab some hot cocoa, and add some twinkling lights to your holiday plans.

Here are the best places to see Christmas lights this year in Toronto & the GTA.

Winter Wonders

A brand new RBG experience! Follow incredible festive lights through picture-perfect Hendrie Park and discover something new at every turn. Experience the magic of the holiday season under the stars as historic Hendrie Park transforms into a winter wonderland of nature and light. Enjoy these lights on Wednesdays to Sundays on November 18 to December 20, December 21 to 23, December 27 to 30, and January 2 to 3 from 5pm until 10pm.

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Journey Into Enchantment Drive Thru

This Christmas, drive thru and experience the most magical event in the Greater Toronto Area, ‘Journey into Enchantment’ in Markham at Angus Glen Golf Club! This year, Journey into Enchantment welcomes Sick Kids and the Toronto animal shelter as new charity partners. Take your journey into enchantment from November 20, 2020 to January 7, 2020, all of the times are listed on the site.


Check out the beauty that is Bloor-Yorkville during the holidays. Launched November 21st, the Village of Yorkville Park is lit with a variety of unique displays, from our twinkling light tunnel, to breathtaking snowflakes, a gorgeous Christmas tree, and more. With takeout available and numerous coffee shops to choose some, the Holiday Magic lights display make for a perfect, safe night out.

Light Up The Hills

Check out the 13th annual winter lighting festival, Light Up The Hills, in 3 parks in Halton Hills. This event encourages private walks and drive-bys through our parks, and smaller family outings with your loved ones. Don’t miss out on the breathtaking lights.

Holiday Nights Of Lights

The immersive event, Holiday Nights Of Lights, is like none other. It features more than 1,000,000 LED lights animated and synchronized to your favourite Holiday tunes. Turn up the volume on your car radio and enjoy the dazzling light display that’s the first of its kind in Canada and only happens once a year. Tickets must be purchased online.

Lakeside Festival Of Lights

Celebrating 25 Years of Holiday Magic, Lakeside Festival Of Lights in Burlington, has quite the light show for you. Stroll through the 60 magical lighting displays set up at Spencer Smith Park from November 27, 2020 to January 8, 2021. The lights are on from 4pm until midnight each day.

Winter Festival of Lights

The 38th Annual Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights is on now in Niagara Falls. This bright, cheery festival is on now and runs until January 10. It features over three million lights and 3D displays along Dufferin Islands, the Niagara Parkway, and across Niagara Falls. Plus, it’s no cost to enter, admission is totally free!

Casa Loma Holiday Lights Tour

Experience the magic of the season at Casa Loma’s spectacular Holiday Light Tour. Wander through dazzling Christmas lights in this Toronto location that’s all decorated for the festive season. Designed as a self-guided walk, guests stroll through the property’s grounds while enjoying the spectacular decorations and outdoor lighting. This tour is on from December 22 until January 31, and you must purchase tickets online before attending.

CF Holiday Drive Thru

Take a magical journey to the North Pole from the comfort of your own vehicle. Gather up the family to safely enjoy this guided, immersive drive-thru experience that will take you on a mission to help save Christmas. The drive thru runs until December 24, so reserve your spot online today.

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