It is time to enjoy all the holiday magic. But there's no need to freeze outside; these drive through Christmas lights near Ottawa will let you see twinkling lights from inside your vehicle.

Chances are you've heard of The Magic Of Lights, but this year it's back and will be better than ever before.

This winter, there are so many new experiences to try too. One top pick is Saunders Farm, which will be transforming from a 100-acre farm into the North Pole.

Vintage Village of Lights

Price: $25.00 per vehicle

When: Wednesday, November 25 to Wednesday, December 23

Address: 2940 Old Montreal Rd., Cumberland, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can explore a storybook 1920s village that will have over 30,000 sparkling lights.

Christmas Lights Across Canada

Price: Free

When: Monday, November 30 to Thursday, January 7

Address: Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can drive around Confederation Park and other nearby streets to see all the colourful lights.

Magic Of Lights

Price: $20.00 per vehicle

When: Friday, November 13 to Saturday, January 9

Address: 411 Corkstown Dr., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Magic Of Lights returns this winter, and it's going to be bigger than ever before. The over two-kilometre route has more than one million lights and several festive-themed areas.

A Country Christmas

Price: $25.00 per vehicle

When: Saturday, November 28 to Sunday, January 3

Address: 7893 Bleeks Rd., Ottawa, ON 

Why You Need To Go: New for this holiday season, you can drive through a 100-acre farm at night to see all the stunning glowing displays. Saunders Farm is usually known for its Halloween events, but this year it's being transformed into a winter wonderland.

Holiday Sparkle

Price: Free (donations accepted)

When: Thursday, December 3 to Sunday, December 20

Address: 18045 County Rd 2, Cornwall, ON 

Why You Need To Go: The one-kilometre path will take you through a holiday wonderland with over 10,000 lights and many eye-catching displays.

Enchanted Holiday Drive

Price: $40.00 per vehicle

When: Tuesday, December 1 to Tuesday, December 22 

Address: Karters' Korner, 6336 Fallowfield Rd., Stittsville, ON 

Why You Need To Go: There are eight dazzling scenes to see, and you'll even get to see Santa Claus.

Taffy Lane

Price: Free

When: From December 1

Address: Taffy Ln., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You don't need to spend a dollar to see one of Ottawa's best-decorated streets. Every holiday season, residents on this neighbourhood street decorate their houses with Christmas cheer!

Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.


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