Christmas Lights Across Canada 2017

The 33rd edition of Christmas Lights Across Canada will kick off with an official illumination ceremony on December 7, 2017 at 7 p.m. Every night from December 7 to January 7, enjoy the magical winter lightscapes multimedia show projected on Parliament Hill buildings. A brand new experience also awaits you in Confederation Park with displays of lights that will “glow” your mind! People of all ages will get into to the holiday spirit as hundreds of thousands of dazzling lights shine in Canada’s Capital Region and across the country. See you then!

The winter lightscapes show may be delayed or cancelled in the event of poor weather conditions. Visit our Twitter feed for delay or cancellation notices.

Illumination ceremony

Take part in the illumination ceremony on December 7 at 7 p.m. on Parliament Hill.

Plan your evening

See the Christmas lights in Canada’s Capital Region and the projection on the Parliament Buildings until January 7, 2018.

Be a volunteer

Be a volunteer for the illumination ceremony on Parliament Hill.

Christmas lights in Canada's capital cities

See the lights in Canada’s provincial and territorial capitals.

Celebrate Canada 150 in December!

Join us to celebrate the end of an unforgettable year and the beginning of a new one! Events and activities of all kinds await you in Canada’s Capital Region during the whole month of December, as well as skating activities in communities across the country.

Consult the calendar of events


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