Christmas Photo Opportunities

Here are a few Christmas Photo Opportunities recommended by our members!

Niagara Winter Festival of Lights

November 19th 2016 to January 31st 2017

Dusk to ? Midnight

Visit the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Canada – November 19th, 2016 to January 31st, 2017.  As Canada’s foremost illumination festival in spectacular Niagara Falls, we capture the magic of the holiday season Make It Your Winter Tradition!

The Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights turns Niagara Falls into a winter wonderland, with over two million sparkling lights along a 8km route, grand holiday displays throughout the city, and unique Niagara Falls events. With numerous attractions and events, waterparks and casinos, this wintertime Niagara Falls festival offers plenty to experience.  The Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights is the most enchanting of Niagara attractions and has become a tradition for over one million people from around the globe on winter getaways

Queen Victoria Park, 6075 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario

Admission cost(if applicable): No admission fee, but suggested donation of $5-10 per car at exit



Lakeside Festival of Lights

December 2, 2016 to January 9th 2017

Dusk to Dawn

The Burlington Festival of Lights is Burlington’s longest running festival, lighting up the waterfront from dusk to dawn over the holiday season. 2016 marks the 21st year for this special seasonal festival.

Over 60 festive displays light up Burlington’s Spencer Smith Park through the holiday season. Wander through the park with family and friends, or get a full view of the themed displays while driving along Lakehshore Road at the city’s waterfront. it’s a magical sight for the whole family, especially the young at heart.

Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, Ontario



Victorian Christmas – Dundurn Castle

 November 27-December 31, 2016

12:00pm – 4pm (Tuesday-Sunday)

 Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle. The Garden Club of Hamilton decorates the Castle in Victorian splendor with cedar boughs, ribbons and dried flowers. Bring your family and share a Hamilton holiday tradition.

610 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8R 3E7

 Adult $11.50  Child $6.00  Senior/Student $9.50   Family $30.00



Eat, Drink and Be ‘Mary’ – Battlefield House

 Saturday December 10, 2016

12:00pm – 4pm

 Create family holiday memories to take with you into the future at a site steeped in the past. Explore the home of Mary and James Gage to experience the warmth and enchantment of an early 19th century Christmas. Join us for music, caroling, children’s activities, hearth-baked treats and mulled cider. Visit with St. Nicholas (bring your camera for a unique photo opportunity) and shop for nostalgic holiday gifts.

  77 King St W, Stoney Creek, ON L8G 5E5

 Adult $7.00  Child $5.00 Senior/Student $6.00  Family $20.00



‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – Westfield Heritage Village

December 3, 10 & 17, 2016

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy Westfield by candlelight and feel the warmth of the season through music, food samples, fireworks and a visit from Father Christmas. Christmas shopping is available at the Gift Shop and the restaurant features light meals and refreshments.

1049 Kirkwall Road Rockton, Ontario L0R 1X0

Adult $11.00  Child $6.50  Senior/Student $10.00