winterfest canadas wonderland

Canada's Wonderland is officially launching a new winter festival

What better way to spend the holidays than at a real-life winter wonderland?

The correct answer is there is no better way, and this year you can because Winterfest at Canada's Wonderland is finally coming up

Wonderland announced the new festival in the summer of 2018, but only now do we know exactly when it'll be happening.

Winterfest is set to begin on November 22, and it'll bring all the holiday cheer you've ever needed. 

Complete with holiday eats, live theatre, rides and a tree lighting ceremony, the festival will pretty much be dripping with holiday spirit. 

It'll also have ice skating atop the park’s fountain on International St., which will become Snowflake Lake.

"Canada’s Wonderland will be magically transformed into a winter Wonderland full of enchantment and holiday cheer!," their website states.

Last year's initial announcement also called the festival an "all-new immersive holiday experience."

The main christmas tree on site will be 70 feet tall and covered in more than 40,000 ornaments. 

Last summer, Wonderland General Manager Norm Pirtovshek called the festival the largest capital investment since the park first opened.

The festival will operate on select dates from November 22  to December 31 and it's free for 2019 and 2020 gold and platinum passholders. 

Lead photo by

canadaswonderland


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Sports & Play

Blue Jays all-time great Jose Bautista is now playing in the Tokyo Olympics

Olympic medalist Maggie Mac Neil adoption sparks discussion on China's one child policy

Toronto is getting pop-up playgrounds all around the city and they're for adults only

This is how people reacted to Penny Oleksiak's record-breaking Olympic medal win

100 essential patios in Toronto for summer

Toronto's newest coworking space is for people who like to hit the gym

People worried about getting stuck on rides at Wonderland after video goes viral

The top 15 patios on King West