Opening night

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019
  • At Confederation Park, downtown Ottawa
  • From 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

New location this year! Come join us to celebrate the opening night of Christmas Lights Across Canada in Confederation Park!


More details on opening night
Damien Robitaille
Ā© Gaelle Leroyer
Tomson Highway

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Multimedia projection show

  • From December 4, 2019, to January 7, 2020
  • On Parliament Hill, downtown Ottawa
  • Every evening, from 5:30 pm to 11 pm* (presented in a 15-minute loop)

*until midnight on December 31

Follow the exciting journey of Grizzli, Fox and Snowman on their quest for light through imaginary landscapes. Inspired by Canada's nature, climate and culture, this fairy tale combines digital projection technology, lighting and an original soundtrack with the architectural splendour of the Parliament buildings. A harmony of sound and light that will amaze young and old!

The lighting route

  • From December 4, 2019, to January 7, 2020
  • Every evening, from 5:30 pm to 1 am

Be charmed by the thousands of dazzling holiday lights that brighten Confederation Boulevard, Canada's ceremonial route that circles the heart of the Capital. Follow the route and admire the illuminated sites including the National War Memorial, the Garden of Provinces and Territories and the view from Alexandra Bridge.

Map of the lighting route

Christmas Lights Across Canada 2019 - 2020

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