The holidays are just around the corner and events are back! From markets to pop-ups, and twinkling celebrations, this year’s festivities, both in and outdoors, will be bigger, brighter and better than ever! Not sure where to go? Here are 7 light displays you can check out in and around Edmonton this Christmas.


It’s back, Edmonton! The Rad Torque Raceway will once again host one of the city’s most magical holiday experiences, The Magic Of Lights Drive-thru. Stretched across its massive track, those who check it out will be able to see over 1 million lights, animations, and a variety of stunning displays, so crank the Bublé and enjoy!

When: November 24th – January 1st, 2023
Where: 50342 Range Rd 253, Edmonton International Airport
Cost: $30+ per car



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Showcasing over a million bulbs and fairytale displays, this unique event will dazzle and delight light-loving Edmontonians of all ages. The best part? You’ll actually be able to do so without freezing your butt off! Check out the link above for tickets.

When: December 1st to January 1st, 2023
Where: 7515 118 Avenue NW
Tickets: $22.99+ for GA


Bundle up, Edmonton. This winter, Luminaria will transform the already beautiful U of A Botanic Garden into a magical winter wonderland with an insane array of incredible displays, seasonal treats, and more! Don’t miss it!

When: Starts on November 23rd, 2022
Where: 51227 AB-60, Spruce Grove
Cost: $24



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From dazzling installations to entertainment and more, Zoominescence has returned and it’s going to be enchanting! Bundle up and head over to the Edmonton Valley Zoo to celebrate 10 wonderful years of Light, Love, and Animal Conservation!

When: Starts Friday, December 2rd, 2022
Where: 13315 Buena Vista Road
Cost: $14.95 for GA


Up for a bit of a drive? This winter, check out the Enchanted Forest, a Christmas tree festival where Albertans have taken the liberty of decorating towering firs with everything from beads, tinsel, lights and love. It’s going to be spectacular!

When: Friday, November 25th to January 7th, 2023
Where: 10005 102 St
Cost: FREE



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Get ready, because one of Edmonton’s most iconic holiday experiences returns this holiday season! An event that’s been around for years, Candy Cane Lane is a Christmas extravaganza that features incredible decorations, lights and fun – plus, it’s free to check out!

When: TBA
Where: 148 Street between 99 Avenue to 92 Avenue
Cost: Free


Though its best known for its green grass and gardens, Nikka Yuko is an incredible spot in the wintertime. Don’t believe us? Check it out and enjoy a magical evening of lanterns, and lights.

When: Starts Wednesday, November 30th
Where: Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr. S, Lethbridge
Cost: $12.50

There you have it, friends. 7 Christmas light displays you can check out in Edmonton this season. Be safe, stay warm, and enjoy!