The holiday season is here, and you can get in the festive spirit without shivering in the cold.

These Toronto Christmas drive-thru events let you stay warm and cozy in your car while still experiencing some dazzling attractions.

You can stay away from crowds and enjoy a magical drive through twinkling tunnels and festive villages.

Experience the magic of Canada's first multi-level drive-thru light experience, and use your skills to save Christmas at a new immersive game.

Put on your favourite holiday tunes, grab a warm drink, and take a drive through tons of Christmas cheer in and around the city.

Polar Drive

Price: $55 + per vehicle

When: November 27, 2020 to January 3, 2021

Address: 6145 Viscount Rd., Mississauga, ON

Why You Need To Go: Experience Canada's first multi-level drive-thru event this season. The 6 levels feature magical scenes and glowing lights to put you in the holiday spirit.


Gift Of Lights

Price: $20 + per vehicle 

When: Until January 3, 2021

Address: 425 Bingemans Centre Dr., Kitchener, ON

Why You Need To Go: Drive through 2 twinkling tunnels and gaze at more than 300 light displays at this magical trail.


Christmas Trail

Price: $25 per vehicle

When: Until January 2, 2021

Address: 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy., North York, ON

Why You Need To Go: Canadian Tire's dazzling Christmas Trail is filled with live entertainment and thousands of lights, and you can even snap a photo with Santa from your car.


Glow Gardens

Price: $30 per vehicle

When: Until January 2, 2021

Address: 2821 Stevensville Rd., Stevensville, ON

Why You Need To Go: Journey through a 3-km Christmas wonderland featuring giant ornaments, reindeer, twinkling lights, and more.


Nights Of Lights

Price: $25 + per vehicle

When: Until January 7, 2020

Address: 80 Interchange Way, Vaughan, ON

Why You Need To Go: Cruise through over 1 million lights set to your favourite Christmas tunes at this illuminated event.


Ontario Place Drive-In

Price: $10 + per vehicle

Address: 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W., Toronto ON

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy a festive film like The Polar Express beneath the stars at the Ontario Place drive-in.


Journey To Save Christmas

Price: $49.95 + per vehicle

When: December 3, 2020 to December 30, 2020

Address: 100 City Centre Dr., Parking Lot 5, Level C, Mississauga, ON

Why You Need To Go: Use your skills to save Christmas at this drive-thru holiday adventure. Hosted in a parking garage, the immersive experience will take you through themed rooms, interactive games, and photo ops.


The Forgetful Elf

Price: $40 per vehicle

When: December 11 & 12, 2020

Address: 16500 Peel Regional Rd. 50, Caledon, ON

Why You Need To Go: Take a 4.6 km drive through wintery Albion Hills Conservation Park in search of Santa's lost items.


Santa's Drive-Thru Village

Price: $19.75 + per vehicle

When: November 26, 2020 to January 1, 2021*

Address: 7250 Keele St., Concord, ON

Why You Need To Go: Explore this Christmas village complete with larger-than-life balloons, sets, and more, all from the comfort of your car.


Journey Into Enchantment

Price: $29.95 + per vehicle

When: Until January 7, 2021

Address: 10080 Kennedy Rd., Markham, ON

Why You Need To Go: Drive along a 1.6 km path lit with over 1 million lights and displays this season.


Uxbridge Optimist Fantasy Of Lights

Price: Free, donations accepted

When: December 5, 2020 to January 2, 2021

Address: Elgin Park Dr., Uxbridge, ON

Why You Need To Go: This free drive-thru trail will take you past more than 75 light displays and even runs on Christmas day.



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.


*This article has been updated.

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