Drive-Through and Drive-In Events and Activities in Ontario


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Are you searching for COVID-19 safe activities that you can enjoy without leaving the car?

Here is a list of drive-in movies, Christmas lights tours and other activities that you can enjoy without worrying about contracting COVID-19 or wearing masks (masks are required if you leave your car).

**Please verify all information as events might be cancelled/modified due to various reasons including COVID-19 restrictions**

Upcoming events and activities in Ontario:

Movies at Ontario Place Drive-In
06 Nov

Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto

November 6, 2020 To December 6, 2020


$10 - $60

Enjoy your favourite movies at the waterfront Drive-In this fall. Spots will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. We highly suggest you attend in a regular ...  »

Magic of Lights
13 Nov

Wesley Clover Parks, 411 Corkstown Road, Nepean

November 13, 2020 To January 9, 2021


Magic of Lights is a dazzling 2-kilometer drive-through holiday lights show featuring more than 300 spectacular displays using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of ...  »

Gift of Lights
14 Nov

Bingemans, 425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener

November 14, 2020 To January 3, 2021

Single vehicle $15 - $20.35+tax5

Gift of Lights is a family-friendly drive-thru holiday light display with two tunnels and over 300 animated and static light displays! Enjoy this holiday spectacle from inside the ...  »

Christmas Drive-Thru Tour
14 Nov

Pickering Museum Village, Concession Road 6, Greenwood

November 14, 2020 To December 13, 2020

$20 per car

Visit the museum this holiday season and experience the spirit of Christmas through the brand new Christmas Drive-Thru Tour. Journey back through the years to learn how ...  »

OPG Winter Festival of Lights
14 Nov

Niagara Parkway, Dufferin Islands and across Niagara Falls.

November 14, 2020 To January 8, 2021



The most enchanting of Niagara Falls attractions, the 38th annual Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights is Canada’s largest FREE outdoor light festival. Experience the ...  »

Glow Gardens - Drive Thru Light Festival
18 Nov

Safari Niagara, 2821 Stevensville Rd, Stevensville

November 18, 2020 To January 2, 2021

$30 per Car

A family-friendly, drive-through holiday journey surrounded by the twinkle of a million lights. Sing along to Christmas tunes, as you cruise through a dazzling landscape where reindeer ...  »

Christmas Trail
18 Nov

1000 Murray Ross Parkway, North York

November 18, 2020 To January 2, 2021

$25 per car

Canadian Tire unveils a magical, multi-sensory Christmas Trail designed to immerse guests in the sights and sounds of Christmas while staying cozy and warm in the comfort ...  »

Stardust Drive-in Newmarket
19 Nov

Stardust Drive-In, 893 Mt Albert Rd, Newmarket

November 19, 2020 To November 26, 2020


$16 to $35

Enjoy a movie under the stars. November 19 Freaky / Come Play The War With Grandpa / Let Him GO Guardians of the Galaxy / Planes, Trains&Automobiles November 20 – 22 & 26 ...  »

Holiday Nights of Lights
20 Nov

Revel Park, 80 Interchange Way, Vaughan

November 20, 2020 To January 7, 2021



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 ...  »

Journey into Enchantment Drive-thru
20 Nov

Angus Glen Golf Club, 10080 Kennedy Road, Markham

November 20, 2020 To January 4, 2021


Early bird $25.45 - $29.71

Experience the magic of more than a million lights illuminating acres of the campground. You’ll encounter dazzling animated and static displays, music shows, simulated starburst fireworks ...  »

21 Nov

80 Water St. N., St.Marys

November 21, 2020 To January 3, 2021

Donations are encouraged

Enjoy the festive magic of 100 light displays by foot or in your vehicle!  »

Kingsville Fantasy of Lights
21 Nov

Lakeside Park, 315 Queen Street, Kingsville

November 21, 2020 To January 8, 2021


The Fantasy of Lights Festival has something to do for the whole family including a drive-thru Santa Claus Parade, christmas marketplace and modified breakfast with santa and ...  »

Big Bright Light Season
21 Nov

Downtown Napanee, Napanee

November 21, 2020 To January 3, 2021


Take a drive through downtown Napanee between November - January and enjoy the view! The town sparkle every year with our festive light display that is sure ...  »

CF Holiday Drive-Thru
24 Nov

CF Sherway Gardens, The West Mall, Etobicoke

November 24, 2020 To December 24, 2020


The complimentary 35-minute voyage follows an elf on a mission to fill the holiday cheer battery to power Santa's sleigh and this mission takes guests all the ...  »

Vintage Village of Lights
25 Nov

The Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, 2940 Old Montreal Road, Ottawa

November 25, 2020 To December 23, 2020

$25 per car

Join us at Cumberland Heritage Village Museum for our Vintage Village of Lights! This season, we’ve adapted our Vintage Village of Lights as a drive-through experience. ...  »

Santa’s Drive-Thru Village
26 Nov

Improve Canada, 7250 Keele St, Concord

November 26, 2020 To January 1, 2021

$21.75 - $77.75

Santa’s Drive Thru Village is a must see experience for all ages bringing hope, happiness and joy to Canadian families when it is most needed. Along ...  »

Polar - Multi-Level Drive-Through Holiday Experience
27 Nov

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), 6145 Viscount Rd, Mississauga

November 27, 2020 To January 3, 2021

$45.00 & up

Travel to new heights with Canada’s first multi-level drive-through holiday experience! Each level of the drive-through event features six themed environments, filled with iconic holiday elements ...  »

Bluffs Winter Wonderland
27 Nov

Bluffer's Park Beach Parking Lot,1 Brimley Rd S, Scarborough

November 27, 2020 To December 20, 2020



Jingle all the way down to Bluffs Winter Wonderland, for an incredible holiday drive-thru and distanced meet and greet with Santa in support of Scarborough Food Security ...  »

Pickering Santa Claus Parade
28 Nov

Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex, Valley Farm Road, Pickering

November 28, 2020


The Kinsmen & Kinette Club of Pickering presents the new Santa Claus Drive-Thru Parade: "Santa At The Drive-In".  »

Aurora Santa Under the Stars Parade
28 Nov

Aurora Family Leisure Complex, 135 Industrial Parkway North, Aurora

November 28, 2020



Don’t miss the magic at the Santa Under the Stars Parade. This nighttime parade is full of beautifully decorated floats, incredible marching bands and a few ...  »

Country Christmas Nighttime Drive-Through Experience
28 Nov

Saunders Farm, 7893 Bleeks Road, Munster Hamlet - Richmond, Ottawa

November 28, 2020 To December 31, 2020


Visit our amazing Country Christmas Drive-Through experience through our beautiful 180-year-old family Farm and forest. Join Mazey, our young sapling, along the route as she explores the ...  »

Drive-thru Leamington Christmas Parade
28 Nov

Point Pelee National Park, 1118 Point Pelee Dr, Leamington

November 28, 2020

Free; Food or toy Donations encouraged

The Leamington District Chamber of Commerce again looks forward to bringing the annual Santa Claus Parade to the community, but in a different way this year. Every ...  »

Holiday Drone Shows
28 Nov

Bingemans, Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener

November 28, 2020 To December 26, 2020

+1 519-744-1555

$35 - $65

Enjoy holiday-themed shows from the comfort of your vehicle! Each show will have a unique, synchronized performance from up to 100 drones.   »

O Christmas Free - Gift of Lights
01 Dec

Bingemans, 425 Bingemans Centre Dr, Kitchener, ON N2B

December 1, 2020

$0.00 - $0.00

KidsAbility Centre for Child Development is excited to offer a new Oh Christmas Free event for clients and their families. This year, we will be hosting an ...  »

Enchanted Holiday Drive
01 Dec

Karter's Korner, 6336 Fallowfield Road,Stittsville, Ottawa

December 1, 2020 To December 22, 2020

$40 per vehicle

Enchanted, presented by Richcraft, is a holiday drive-through experience like no other. While making their way through the nostalgic Karters’ Korner’s track, attendees will experience eight ...  »

The Stouffville Santa Claus Parade
05 Dec

Hoover Park Dr, Whitchurch-Stouffville

December 5, 2020


Enjoy the magic of this year’s Whitchurch-Stouffville’s Annual Evening Parade in a brand new Drive-Thru format. Our evening parade will bring Christmas magic with floats, ...  »

Uxbridge Optimist Fantasy of Lights
05 Dec

Elgin Park, Elgin Park Drive, Uxbridge,

December 5, 2020 To January 2, 2021


Drive through fantastic light displays - over 75 light displays from community groups, businesses, schools, churches, families etc. from all around the Uxbridge area. Come and share your ...  »

Hyde Park Santa Claus Parade
05 Dec

1335 Fanshawe Park Rd W – Lowe’s Parking Lot

December 5, 2020


“Here Comes Santa!” in Hyde Park The Hyde Park & District Lions Club and Hyde Park Business Improvement Association (Hyde Park BIA) are proud to present “Here ...  »

Georgina's Drive-thru Parade of Lights
05 Dec

Civic Centre grounds and ROC parkway, 26557 Civic Centre Rd, Keswick

December 5, 2020


Join us by travelling along the ROC parkway in your personal vehicle while experiencing a magical holiday tribute with festive lighting, community floats and a visit from ...  »

Richmond Village Santa Claus Parade
05 Dec

Richmond Fairgrounds, 6121 Perth St, Richmond

December 5, 2020


The Richmond winter festivities have been an annual tradition for all the families in Richmond. Children and adults alike delight in the excitement of the upcoming season.   »

Simcoe Panorama
05 Dec

Wellington Park, 50 Bonnie Drive, Simcoe

December 5, 2020 To January 3, 2021


Plan a trip to Simcoe in Norfolk county and experience the charm of the original light festival in Ontario during the annual Simcoe Christmas Panorama and start ...  »

Viewpointe Lighted Tractor Parade
06 Dec

Viewpointe Estate Winery, 151 County Rd. 50, Harrow

December 6, 2020

+1 519-738-0690

Join in on some family fun at our drive in style Annual Lighted Tractor Parade! Kids crafts / activities, Say “Hi” to Santa!, Hot Chocolate available to purchase. ...  »

The Forgetful Elf
11 Dec

Albion Hills Conservation Park, Peel Regional Road 50, Caledon

December 11, 2020 To December 12, 2020


Join us at Albion Hills Conservation Park in Caledon for a 4.6 km drive-through Christmas experience with “The Forgetful Elf”.  »

Guelph Sparkles in the Park
19 Dec

Riverside Park, 709 Woolwich St, Guelph

December 19, 2020 To December 31, 2020


Enjoy beautiful decorations and lights converting Riverside Park into a winter wonderland. This wonderful annual celebration by the Rotary Club of Guelph is taking place as a ...  »

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