It’s Christmas time in Edmonton! The air is cold (a little to cold), the snow has fallen and the Holiday Spirit is high! We all love a good lights display, carol singing, hot chocolate sipping, and cozying up by a fire.
This list has many of the things you can do and see around Edmonton to get you into the holiday spirit!
Located at Castrol Raceway – Tickets start at $30/vehicle
The Canadian Tire Magic of Lights features 2.5 kilometers of over 1.5 MILLION festive and vibrant LED-lighted displays celebrating the joy of the holidays. An enchanted “drive-through” experience from the comfort of your own car. At every turn, and in every direction, the magical route is overflowing with spectacular light displays and animations.
Located at the U of A Botanical Gardens – Tickets start at $21 adult
Wander candle-lit pathways in the serene Kurimoto Japanese Garden. Sip hot apple cider, while listening to the sounds of the capella singers.
Located at the River Valley Zoo – Tickets start at $14.95
Light up the night at the River Valley Zoo! Take in the stunning lights displays, hit the skating rink, or sip some hot chocolate while strolling hand-in-hand with your loved one.
Located on 148th street from 99th to 92nd avenue.
An Edmonton Classic, running for over 50 years now! Candy Cane Lane is a spectacle to see! Stroll the streets taking in all the gorgeously decorated homes, take a horse-drawn sleigh ride, and don’t forget a donation for the Edmonton Food Bank!
Located at the Edmonton EXPO Centre – Tickets start at $22.99
Indoor holiday festival complete with towering light gardens, a massive light tunnel that greets you at the door, glowing activities, our artisan market, delicious food, and daily live entertainment.
Griswold’s Christmas Lights House
Located at 63 Briarwood Point, Stony Plain
This house in Stony Plain has recreated National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Griswold’s Family House. The iconic movie features Clark Griswold who tries to make the biggest and brightest light display around. This recreation is even complete with a life-size Cousin Eddie.