Photo courtesy of Canada’s Wonderland.
Have you ever been to Canada’s Wonderland? What about in the winter? It is a different environment and experience with all the holiday cheers and attractions that can bring out your Christmas spirit early.
WinterFest is a one-of-a-kind event for the holiday season. It began on November 13th and will continue on certain dates until the end of December.
Remember to arrive at Wonderland by 5:30 pm to catch the Nightly Tree-Lighting Ceremony, when two 50-foot-tall Christmas trees are lit up. A new attraction this year is a starlit walk through a 100-foot-long LED light tunnel.
Another activity to look forward to is Ice Skating on SnowFlake Lake, where everyone in the family can have fun, surrounded by festive lights and music. You need to make a reservation before your visit to the park, and each skating session lasts 30 minutes. Note that this is not included in the entrance fee.
There is also a wide variety of food, which has a holiday vibe to keep the Christmas spirit in mind. Choose from four funnel cakes flavors: gingerbread, eggnog, candy cane, and classic. If you are looking for something to warm you up, try piping hot soup in a crunchy bread bowl. As Canadian as ever, we can’t forget about our favorite dish, poutine.
There will be no holiday without Christmas carols. This year’s WinterFest has an exciting line-up of live performances to keep the good times rolling. The acapella group The MistleTones will bring the Christmas cheer with every carol they sing. Schedule for these performances is online and printed on WinterFest’s map. Be sure to check it out to catch your favorite artist on time and at the right place.
Vaccinations are mandatory so that everyone can enjoy this winter wonderland safely. Tickets for the event can be purchased on the Canada’s Wonderland website.
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