Alight at Night
Eastern Ontario’s Biggest Outdoor Light Festival
Bundle up for an evening stroll through this picture-perfect postcard setting! Close to one million lights adorn the heritage buildings, trees and fences of Upper Canada Village creating a one-of-a-kind magical backdrop for its annual Alight at Night Festival…a true winter wonderland!
Each year Upper Canada Village is transformed into this one-of-a-kind holiday setting with new seasonal activities and awe inspiring lighting. Read our TOP TEN TIPS to discover all there is to enjoy during your visit to Alight at Night!!
Come experience the enchantment of horse-drawn wagons through the night. Book a romantic carriage ride for two on the Pommier Carriage (rides are limited so book early.) Hop on board a life-size Toy Train. Holiday music including carolling at Christ Church, festive dining, shopping and other seasonal surprises all add to the ambience of the event.Alight at Night Festival remains a favourite family tradition, and one of the region's main attractions in a variety of fun-filled Overnight Getaway Packages.
Don't forget to stop by Saint Nick's Merry Mansion (Crysler Hall) to visit our Victorian Saint Nick and tell him your Christmas wishes! (Let us take your family holiday portrait (fee applies) or take your own!)