Canada is one of the best places in the world to spend the holidays. It may be cold and snowy at times, but that just adds to the magic!\nAcross the country, every province has its own set of amazing holiday light festivals that completely transform towns and cities into dazzling winter wonderlands. From illuminated parks and trails to festive Christmas markets, there's never a dull moment in Canada during holiday season!\nHere are 28 of the best holiday light festivals in Canada:\nCover photo is of Stanley Park, BC.\nBritish Columbia\nThe Prairies\nOntario\nQuebec\nThe Atlantic\nFor holiday light festivals in BC, click Next.\nvia @capilanosuspensionbridge\nCapilano Suspension Bridge\nCanyon Lights\nAn annual celebration in North Vancouver that turns the Capilano Suspension Bridge into a marvelous illuminated walkway with thousands of glittering lights.\nvia @vandusengarden\nVanDusen Botanical Garden\nFestival of Lights\nA magical winter wonderland that fills Vancouver's iconic botanical gardens with over one million lights.\nvia @callinan.two\nThe Butchart Gardens\nThe Magic of Christmas\nExperience dramatic floral displays during the day and a completely illuminated green space at night, full of glowing trees and holiday displays.\nvia @merrida_mackadocious\nStanley Park\nBright Nights\nVancouver's central park is adorned with colourful Christmas decorations and celebrates the holiday season with light tours, train rides and music.\nvia @misskerixx\nWhistler Blackcomb\nChristmas in Whistler\nThe top ski resort in the country converts itself into a cozy Christmas village, complete with decorated storefronts and illuminated pathways.\nvia @heath_marie_m\nGrouse Mountain\nThe Peak of Christmas\nA gondola ride takes you to the top of Grouse Mountain, where illuminated mountain trails and a glorious glowing ice skating pond await your arrival.\nFor holiday light festivals in The Prairies, click Next.\nvia @morenostark\nCalgary Zoo (AB)\nZoolights\nA local holiday tradition returns for its 20th year, bringing back iconic light tunnels and glowing pathways to the Calgary Zoo.\nvia @pelletierphotography\nLeduc (AB)\nCountry Lights\nThe Albertan town of Leduc celebrates Christmas by transforming an entire community acreage into a dazzling winter wonderland.\nvia @rileykats\nCastrol Raceway (AB)\nMagic of Lights\nA drive-thru installation of lights that features an incredible holiday lights tunnel and festive displays.\nvia @bee_xoxoxo\nAlberta Legislature (AB)\nCelebrate the Season\nAlberta's provincial government building kicks off the holiday season by the lighting of its rotunda and courtyard with tree lights and illuminated statues.\nvia @enchforestyxe\nSaskatoon Park (SK)\nEnchanted Forest\nSaskatoon Forestry Farm Park brings back its Enchanted Forest for its 19th season and fills the grounds with bright decorations for the public's viewing pleasure.\nvia @allthingswinnipeg\nRed River Exhibition Park (MB)\nCanad Inns Winter Wonderland\nThe Canad Inns Winter Wonderland fills Manitoba's Red River Exhibition Park with countless LED Christmas displays that can be viewed in a car or by foot.\nFor holiday light festivals in Ontario, click Next.\nvia @niagarafallstourismcanada\nNiagara Falls\nWinter Festival of Lights\nOntario Power Generation supplies Niagara Falls with over three million lights to transform the area into the ultimate winter wonderland that's free for all visitors.\nvia @katelyndee\nSimcoe\nSimcoe Panorama\nThis small town in Ontario adorns its trees, buildings and houses with thousands of Christmas lights and hosts an epic river parade of illuminated floats.\nvia @uppercanadavill\nUpper Canada Village\nAlight at Night\nThis historic site in Ontario turns into a cozy Christmas Village. Visitors can take an evening stroll along an illuminated 2-km path that cuts through the area.\nvia @cobourgtourism\nCobourg\nChristmas Magic\nEvery year, the town of Cobourg decorates its harbour and waterfront with over 100,000 lights, making it perfect for romantic evening strolls during the holidays.\nvia @justjpgs\nToronto Distillery District\nToronto Light Festival\nThe historic Distillery District in Toronto becomes a miniature "city of lights" thanks to the addition of gorgeous light installations by local and international artists.\nvia @yourottawa\nParliament Hill\nChristmas Lights Across Canada\nParliament Hill becomes a festive "Hill of Lights" consisting of glowing trees and an epic light projection on the government buildings. This year, the theme of the light projection will be called "Christmas Lights Across Canada".\nEven more to check out in Ontario:\nThis 2-km Trail Takes You Through A Park Of Over 90,000 Christmas Lights In Ontario\n \n \n This Ontario Park Will Transform Into An Enchanted Christmas Forest This Winter\n \n \n Blue Mountain Will Transform Into A Dreamy Christmas Village For The Holidays\n \n \n 8 Ontario Towns That Will Make You Feel Like You're In Europe For The Holidays\n \n \n 9 Romantic Places To Take Your Girlfriend To In Ontario For Christmas\n \n \n This Is The Coolest Christmas Road Trip You Can Go On From Toronto To Québec City\nFor holiday light festivals in Quebec, click Next.\nvia @noelallemandquebec\nTrois Rivières\nNoël en Lumière\nFrom mid-December to January, this Quebec festival brings the holiday cheer with illuminated gardens, a Christmas market, and over 20 live concerts and shows.\nvia @lp_lapresse\nPlace des Festivals\nMontréal en Lumière\nOne of Canada's largest winter festivals, Montréal en Lumière combines food, the arts and free outdoor shows for one epic holiday gathering.\nvia @michelesullivanfit\nOld Québec\nPetit-Champlain\nPerhaps the most Christmassy place in Canada, Petit-Champlain street in Old Quebec resemble Christmas in France with its cobblestone streets and decorated storefronts.\nvia @mmmaudeeebd\nAquarium du Québec\nFesti Lumière\nLocated just 2 hours from Montreal, Festi Lumiere converts the Quebec Aquarium into a glowing storybook setting with over 500,000 LED lights.\nvia @andrelarochelle\nCoaticook Gorge Park\nForesta Lumina\nForesta Lumina is a multimedia nighttime experience that takes a canyon park and transforms it into a theatrical light show.\nvia @elianegendron\nDrummondville\nThe Desjardins Illuminated Village\nThis historic site in Quebec becomes a cozy winter village complete with colourful trees and beautifully decorated Victorian buildings.\nFor holiday light festivals in Atlantic Canada, click Next.\nvia @david_k_maxwell\nDowntown Halifax (NS)\nHalifax Lights Festival\nHalifax rings in the holiday season with a gorgeous Christmas market where guests can get into a festive spirit with illuminated walks, holiday shopping and comfort foods.\nvia @novascotiamuseum\nSherbrooke Village (NS)\nOld-Fashioned Christmas\nThis old-fashioned village in Nova Scotia celebrates a traditional Christmas that entails a nighttime tree-lighting ceremony and classic Christmas dinners.\nvia @androidtravels\nMagnetic Hill Zoo (NB)\nWild Lights\nNew Brunswick's Magnetic Hill Zoo turns itself into a dazzling light show filled with gorgeous lights and odd installations.\nvia @jennoneill28\nBowring Park (NFLD)\nFestival of Music and Lights\nSt.John'sebrates the holidays with live carolling and Christmas light tours through the town's central Bowring Park.