What are some of your favourite Edmonton Christmas Light Displays? For as long as I can remember, leading up to Christmas we’ve spent many nights driving around checking out the beautiful decorations in and around Edmonton and this year will be no different!
Edmonton Christmas Light Displays 2019
Greenland Garden Centre – Until December 31st
Grab a hot chocolate from their in-house restaurant and take a stroll to see some of the best-decorated trees around! Upside down trees, unique ornaments, beautiful displays and more.
Where: 23108 Hwy 16, Sherwood Park
Enjoy Light Festival – November 21st-January 5th
The Enjoy Light Festival celebrates the holiday season by bringing “winter to life” with hundreds of lights displays that are spread across the Enjoy Centre’s greenhouse spaces. Each section in the festival is designed to create a unique experience as you walk through the different attractions. Some of the sections include Santa’s Workshop, The Enchanted Forest, Little’s Land, Arctic Cove, Candyland, Aurora Park, Whimsy Way and more.
Where: 101 Riel Drive, St. Albert
Magic of Lights – November 22nd – January 4th
Open for the third year, drive through 2km of Holiday Light Displays and animations at Castrol Raceway. This is definitely one place to visit!
Address: AB-19, Leduc County
Fort Saskatchewan Enchanted Forrest – November 22 – January 7
The Enchanted Forest is a favourite holiday tradition in the City of Fort Saskatchewan. Local organizations and businesses create unique, beautiful, fun Christmas trees that reflect the wonderful colours and themes of the holiday season with a special touch that tells the story of the organization.
Where: Various address details in the link below
Glow Edmonton – November 27th – January 4th
Check out 64,000 sq feet of Christmas magic! Explore musical light tunnel, magic castle playground, giant LED swings and more!
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton
Festival of Trees – November 28th-December 1st
See all of the beautifully decorated trees, write a letter to Santa, take in some holiday entertainment and so much more!
Where: Edmonton Convention Center, 9797 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
Williams Winter Wonderland – Starts November 30th
Williams Winter Wonderland features hand-painted wood decorations, Christmas trees, lights, and so much more! All of the decorations are located outdoors so make sure you come dressed in your warmest winter wear!
Where: 23115-sec highway 643, Gibbons
Leduc Country Lights – November 30th – January 1st
Taking place at its new location, Leduc Country Lights will feature over 8 acres of Christmas decorations to walk around and see.
Where: Leduc West Antique Society, 49541 Range Rd 260, Calmar, AB
Christmas in Central Park – Opens November 3oth
Residents are invited to bundle up and enjoy Christmas in Central Park on Saturday, Nov. 30, as the park magically transforms into a winter wonderland. Enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities and the City’s annual “light up” ceremony when more than 150,000 Christmas lights bring Central Park to life. This event is free to attend.
Where: Central Park, 450 King Street, Spruce Grove
McIntyre Park – Starts November 30th
Take in the beautiful lights that will light up McIntyre Park this holiday season.
Where: 8303 104 St
Christmas At Bob’s – Opens December 1st
Located in South Edmonton the lights turn on the first week of December. If you’re posting on Instagram don’t forget to tag Christmas at Bob’s and use hashtag #christmasatbobs
Where: 7421 108th St, Edmonton
Zoominescence – Opens December 6th
This December, Zoominescence, hosted by the Valley Zoo Development Society, will stage a spectacular exhibition of artistic light installations within the unique setting of the Edmonton Valley Zoo. The festival’s vision is to celebrate light, artistry, imagination and the strong spirit of our community in the winter. Join us for an evening of light, animals, skating, hot chocolate and fun for the whole family! Running every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, plus the 26th!
Where: 13315 Buena Vista Road
CP Holiday Train – December 6th
Each year the CP Holiday Train makes several stops across Alberta to showcase the beautifully decorated train cars, live entertainment, and more. This year the closest locations to Edmonton are Camrose, Wetaskiwin, and Ponoka!
Where: Various locations, see link below for exact addresses
Candy Cane Lane – Opens December 12th
A must-see Christmas attraction in Edmonton! Drive down Candy Cane Lane, park and walk it or book a hayride! Don’t forget to bring your letter to mail to Santa and a donation to the Edmonton Food Bank.
Where: 148street between 92nd & 100th ave
Alberta Legislature – TBA
For more than 30 years the Legislative Assembly has celebrated the holiday season by inviting musical ensembles from all over the province to perform festive music in the beautiful Legislature rotunda.
Address: 10800 97 Ave NW
Christmas in Edmonton – Opening date TBA
Located in West Edmonton, this is another house that we discovered in the past few years! Last year they added ‘Let it Go’ to the light show this year and still have all the other great Christmas songs!
Where: 9532-167 St
St.Albert – TBA
There are a few great places in St.Albert that have amazing lights displays! We love spending an evening driving around to look at them with Hot Chocolate in hand (our favourite is Elliot Place)
Where: Various addresses, click the link below
Do you know of any other Edmonton Christmas light displays that should be added to this list? Send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org