Plan your visit!

Lights are on every night from Nov 30 to Dec 30, 5:30 until 10:30 pm and later on New Year's Eve.

WoW Trolley Nights
November 30, December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 31

WoW School House Plays
Specific Friday and Saturday nights - December 6, 7, 13, 14
Running  every 20-30 minutes - 6:30 to 8:30 pm

View our Map Here and look for the locations marked with a “P”.

Snack Booth – Park Inn
Serving for $1: Hot Chocolate and Hot Apple Cider
November 30, December 6, 7, 13 to 24, 27, 28, 31


New Displays, Same Magic!

A World of Lights

A magical display of holiday lights awaits you!

We are proud to announce our 20th Anniversay! The Wonders of Winter has been a beloved holiday tradition in the Region of Waterloo. We have over 100,000 lights and more than 100 displays. The festival runs from November 30 (Opening night) to December 31, 2013 in Waterloo Park, Waterloo ON. Come and join us and be a part of it – bring the family! Look for our new displays. Send us your favorite photo to post on our Fan Photo Page. Check us out on Facebook!


Wonders of Winter Images

WOWThumbEach year, our volunteers assemble a spectacle of holiday lights that is a feast for the eyes! To get you in the holiday mood, and to give you a taste of some of the amazing light exhibits you will see at Wonders of Winter, please visit our image gallery by clicking on the imageto the right. Wonders of Winter is an extraordinary holiday experience of lights. You will be amazed by what you see!

Please send your own photos to Wonders of Winter for our Fan Photo Page!

Have a look at these videos by our fans!

Check out our beautiful Wonders of Winter Gallery here!


Wonders of Winter in the News!

If you get a moment, have a look at this wonderful article in the Waterloo Chronicle about Bob Weiler, founder of the Wonders of Winter Festival. No wonder he has earned the well-deserved title "Waterloo's Father of Christmas"!


How to Get Here

Finding Wonders of Winter is easy! WoW is located in Waterloo Park, near Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo. Please click on the map to the right for more information on how to get here.


Questions? Contact us!

For any questions about Wonders of Winter, please contact