6 Must See Christmas Light Displays in Edmonton

Here's everything you need to know so you don't miss out on the magic!
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Tis the season! We are beyond excited about the upcoming holiday light displays. From the iconic winter drive throughs to cozy neighbourhoods, every corner is set to sparkle with festive lights and decorations. Grab your favourite hot beverage, bundle up, and go out to soak in the festive vibes. It’s the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit and create lasting memories with friends and family. Don’t miss out on the magic!

To get into the holiday spirit, we’ve curated a list of where you can chase the magic in and around Edmonton this season.

Borealis Lights – St. Albert

Enjoy the magic of the season from the comfort of your vehicle. Borealis Lights returns for the second year in a row in St. Albert. Take a 25-30 minute drive to appreciate 800,000+ sparkling lights.

When: November 17, 2023 – January 7, 2024

Where: 5 minutes off the Henday on the South edge of St. Albert at the Kinsmen RV Park off of Riel Drive

Cost: $32 for a standard vehicle (max seating capacity of 9 passengers with seatbelts), $27 for students

Magic of Lights – Edmonton

Drive through a path of shimmery lights to see favourite holiday scenes and characters of the season. Let the dazzling display illuminate your night and create cherished memories from the cozy warmth of your vehicle.

When: November 23, 2023 – January 6, 2024

Where: Edmonton International Airport 50342 Range Rd 253 Edmonton, AB, Canada

Cost: $30 for a standard vehicle (max seating capacity of 8 passengers with seatbelts), buy online to avoid lines!


Take a walk through the Edmonton Valley Zoo for a festive adventure for the whole family, blending wildlife with a winter wonderland. View over 45 installations and let the lights guide your path as you make memories of this zoo light spectacular!

When: Fri-Sun December 1 – 17

Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo 13315 Buena Vista Road &, 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Cost: General Zoo admission fees apply

Glow Edmonton

Glow Edmonton is back again this year with an all new theme – Jolly Jumble. Experience the magic under the twinkle of more than a million lights! Go on an adventure to search for Santa’s elves and help decorate the Christmas tree.

When: December 1 – January 1, 2023

Where: Edmonton Expo Centre 7515 118 Ave NW Edmonton, AB

Cost: General admission starting at $22.99, kids under 3 are free!

Candy Cane Lane

Take a festive stroll through Edmonton’s most beloved holiday neighbourhood, where every house is a twinkling canvas of holiday magic. Check the website for sleigh ride events, and rode closures.

When: December 8 – January 1, 2024

Where: 148th Street in between 99 Avenue and 92 Avenue Edmonton, AB.

Cost: Free, donations to the food bank are appreciated!

Maisie’s Magical Christmas House

Experience a breathtaking showcase of lights, each one unique and meaningful. This stunning display is a heartfelt tribute from a son to his late mother. This famous Edmonton house is a must-see – its straight out of a Hallmark movie

When: November 16 – January 1, 2024

Where: 9619 – 144 Ave Edmonton, AB

Cost: Free, charitable donations to their fundraiser and to the food bank are appreciated!

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