Alight at Night Festival

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Alight at Night Festival

Thank you for joining us! See you next year!

Bundle up for an evening stroll through this picture-perfect postcard setting! Over 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!

Dates & Times
December 1, 2022 5:00 pm - December 4, 2022 9:00 pm
December 8, 2022 5:00 pm - December 11, 2022 9:00 pm
December 15, 2022 5:00 pm - December 18, 2022 9:00 pm
December 21, 2022 5:00 pm - December 23, 2022 9:00 pm
December 26, 2022 5:00 pm - January 7, 2023 9:00 pm
General admission (5+ years of age) $17 (plus HST)
Military (with ID) $14 (plus HST)
Child (ages 0-4) Free
Accessibility Night $17 (plus HST)
Pommier Carriage Ride $150 (plus HST)

Before You Visit

  • Tickets for Alight at Night are on sale exclusively online.
  • Alight at Night has limited capacity and most nights are expected to sell out.
  • To secure your desired date & time, purchase your tickets in advance prior to arrival, as a limited number of entries are available per evening and per time slot.
  • Plan to arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before to your scheduled time.
  • Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • Accessibility Night tickets are available by making an appointment with our Guest Relations Unit.

Premium Passport to the Past season pass holders can book online by logging into their account or they can present their pass upon arrival at admissions onsite for any date and time they wish.

Located at 13740 County Road 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Alight at Night is a family event, and all are welcome.

  • Open from 5pm – 9pm.
  • From Thursday, December 1 – Sunday, December 4.
  • From Thursday, December 8 – Sunday, December 11.
  • From Thursday, December 15 – Sunday, December 18.
  • From Wednesday, December 21 – Friday, December 23.
  • Closed December 24 and 25.
  • Nightly from Monday, December 26 – Saturday, January 7.
  • Accessibility Nights will be offered December 6 and 13.

Parking is available at no charge onsite.

  • Santa will be in his workshop preparing for Christmas from December 1-23 from 5pm-9pm on a nightly basis in St. Nick’s Winter Workshop.
  • Guests will have the ability to have a photo with Santa with physical distancing will be in place.

This event primarily takes place outdoors. We recommend you come in comfort and dress prepared for cooler weather.

The Alight at Night experience is approximately 40 minutes.

Only service animals are permitted.

  • Yes, you are encouraged to take photos and share on social media, but please avoid using a flash. Our event hashtag is #AlightatNight and #UpperCanadaVillage.
  • If you are media, please contact us so that arrangements can be coordinated:

Contact Us

  • As Alight at Night is an outdoor event, it will be offered rain or shine.
  • Tickets are non-refundable.
  • In the chance of inclement weather, we may choose to close and will post cancelled evenings which will be listed on Upper Canada Village’s Facebook page @UpperCanadaVill.

Unfortunately, the train will not be operational during Alight at Night.

Pommier Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Yes, Pommier carriage rides will be offered again this season. It includes:

  • A private tour around the Village for $150 plus tax.
  • Rides include general admission for 4, half-hour tour through the Village streets and gourmet departing gift.

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Accessibility Nights


  • The Village will be offering Accessibility Nights on December 6 and 13, 2022.
  • Guests or groups with limited mobility or sensory processing issues can ride in the comfort of their own vehicles to view Alight at Night.
  • Reservations can be made by making an appointment with a guest relations agent using the below link to book a time slot for Alight at Night.

Book an Appointment

Dining & Retail Options

Harvest Barn

  • Open during event hours from 5pm-9pm.
  • Reservations start at 4pm with a 5pm Alight at Night entry ticket.
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Willard’s Hotel

  • Open during event hours from 5pm-9pm.
  • Reservations start at 4pm with a 5pm Alight at Night entry ticket.
  • For all dinner reservations, please call 613-330-9266.
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  • Open during event hours from 5pm-9pm
  • Yes, the Village Store will be open and will be accessible upon the exit of the event.
  • Village bread, and cheddar cheese will be available, as well as local baked goods.

Health & Safety Measures

Guests are encouraged to self-assess their health and encouraged to not visit our attractions if there is any possibility that they may have contracted or have come into contact with COVID-19.

Our Sponsors

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December 1, 2022
January 7


Upper Canada Village
13740 County Rd 2
Morrisburg, Ontario K0C 1X0 Canada
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