Wonders of Winter

November 28, 2020

January 1, 2021


Waterloo Park, 50 Young St W, Waterloo


Events Description


Over 100 colourful and fun displays with over 100,000 light bulbs light up Waterloo Park from Opening Night through all of December until midnight on New Year’s Day.

Enjoy the sparkle of the lights and the excitement of the holiday season in Waterloo Park.

Due to COVID-19 and CONSTRUCTION, the following events have been CANCELLED for 2020:

  • Opening Night and Closing Night including fireworks and ceremonies
  • Horse-drawn trolley rides
  • Family Photo with Santa
  • Hot Cocoa, Hot Apple Cider & Bottled Water
  • Festive Songs and Stories

The following events will be available, but modified to allow for safe interactions:

  • Santa’s Hotline

Update on December 22: At this point in time Waterloo Park is open. Stay tuned for further developments from the Province and Public Health. The Festival of Lights will follow their guidance.

Who is it for?

All ages

Free; Donations welcome



Date: November 28, 2020 – January 1, 2021

THE LIGHTS GO ON: Saturday, November 28, 2020, 5:30 pm

The lights are on from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm every evening from Saturday November 28, 2020 to Friday January 1, 2021

See the lights Monday – Thursday after 8pm to avoid crowds.

Venue & Address

Waterloo Park, 50 Young St W, Waterloo

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