Christmas Events, Santa Photos, Light Displays, and More!
This year, possibly more than any year before it, the holiday spirit is high and families want to make the most of their time together. We can help. We know where Santa will be when, we’ve got all of the local Christmas Tree farms ready to help you bring home a beauty, and of course, we want you to see the most Christmas Lights possible, so we made you a map!
And don’t miss our guide to Drive Thru Light shows and Christmas events.
And we’d be nothing if not traditional. Every family has their own special ways to make the holiday brighter and we can help you with that part, too! Jot down these important dates for mailing your letters to Santa, and give yourself a break with our easy Elf on the Shelf ideas.
Looking for all around winter fun? You can find inspiration here.
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CHRISTMAS EVENTS, HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES AND EVERYTHING SANTA
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Map of Christmas Lights in Burlington, Hamilton and Beyond
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Adult and Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Party Ideas
Looking for New Year’s Eve at-home ideas? Want to throw a new years eve party for kids? We’ve got you covered from decor to food to ways to celebrate midnight with little people who can’t stay up that late!
Christmas Light Festivals & Drive-Thru Light Displays
Welcome in the joy and beauty of the season by attending one – or a few – of these Christmas light festivals and drive-thru light
Burlington Festival of Lights – 2022 Dates and Photos
It is rare to have such a beautiful light festival also be FREE but the Burlington Festival of Lights is just that! Here’s when it starts, ends and what displays you can expect to see.
Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Parties Near You
We know it’s a time-honour tradition to ring in the new year with a celebration of some size, and we can help you outsource the planning and cleanup. 3…2…1… Let’s ring in 2022 with the kids!
Witness 1 Million Lights At Glow Gardens
Looking for the coolest indoor light festival? Missing out on travel and want to take in the sights of the world without leaving the GTA? Enter Glow Toronto!
Christmas Train Rides and Experiences 2022
Treat yourself to a Train Ride with Santa! These Christmas trains are the perfect holiday experience for families with a pint-size locomotive fan under their
The Best Christmas Towns From Toronto to Niagara
Holiday lights, snowy strolls, outdoor ice skating and Christmas markets galore.
Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms Near Burlington and Hamilton
Choose the best tree on the lot or cut your own – all at these area farms.
Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunts For All Ages
Step up your Christmas lights drive (or walk) with our printable Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt! Kids will love walking or driving by Christmas Houses in
35+ Experience Gifts for Kids and Families
So many of you are moving towards giving gifts that are going to gather dust to end up in the landfill sooner rather than later, so we thought we’d inspire you with a list of some of our favourite Experience Gifts for Kids.
Santa Claus Parades 2022 (+Maps and Dates)
Updated for 2022! Santa has a very busy season ahead of him, and so do you! Use our guide to find a Santa Claus Parade (or two) that fits your family’s schedule.
Back For 2022 – The Candlelit Stroll Through Downtown Burlington
Fantastic news! The Candlelit Stroll through Downtown Burlington is back for 2022 and we have all the details! What Is The Candlelit Stroll? The Candlelit
Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Exhausted Parents
It’s that time of year again when all parents could use a few easy Elf on the Shelf ideas, so please to inspired by our
80+ Stocking Stuffers for Kids of Every Age
Here are some of our favourite stocking stuffer ideas
It’s Back! The CP Holiday Train Returns for 2022
The CP Holiday Train is back on track for 2022! We’ve missed this adventure so we’re excited to see the trains come back to our neighbourhood. Seeing the glowing train, lit up like a night-time parade really helps us get in the Christmas mood.
2022 Christmas Events in Niagara, Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville and Milton.
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Santa Photos 2022: Santa Visits This Holiday Season
Where’s Santa? He’s a very busy man at this time of year, but Santa always makes time for little boys and girls. Here is where and how you can visit Santa in 2022.
9 of The Best Advent Calendars That Aren’t Chocolate
One of the ways our family counts the days till Christmas (besides my kids asking hourly “How many days till Christmas, again?”, is with an Advent Calendar.
Letters to Santa – Important Dates For Parents!
Here’s Santa’s address and important dates for writing to him in 2021
How to Write Mindful Letters To Santa
Writing letters to Santa is one of the ways many of us kick off the season, and this week, I learned the most wonderful way
Stroll Through Frosty’s Village in Burlington
100+ inflatable Frostys await you in Lockhart Village
Where To Donate Your Christmas Tree
Donate your Christmas Tree to one of these locations
Where To Order Christmas Dinners in Hamilton and Halton
Great local restaurants and caterers who offer pre-made Christmas Dinners.
Track Santa’s Sleigh with NORAD
Here is how to track Santa’s sleigh as it makes its way through the night sky, delivering gifts to children around the world who celebrate