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Magic of Lights Ottawa is delivering holiday cheer for the sixth season with the return of the dazzling annual drive-through light show benefitting children, youth and families at CHEO!

Magic of Lights is a dazzling family friendly drive-through holiday lights experience! The two-kilometer route illuminated by nearly one million lights will be back at the Wesley Clover Parks Campground located in Ottawa’s west-end from November 19th through January 8th.

Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path of Ottawa’s favorite holiday tradition. One carload, one price. Learn more about this season’s event here, and continue scrolling for more information about tickets, location and FAQs.



 ONLINEGATE (Mon – Thurs)GATE (Fri – Sun)
Standard Vehicle until December 1
$20 + HST & fees
Standard Vehicle starting December 2$25 + HST & fees$35$40
Limo / Party Bus$45 + HST & fees$60$60



Download MAGIC OF LIGHTS BINGO to play during your visit!



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Mark Motors
Giant Tiger
Zida Academy
Royal LePage Team Realty
Government of Ontario

Funding provided by the Government of Ontario.



Wesley Clover Parks is conveniently located in Ottawa’s west-end, situated between Kanata and Ottawa. The site can be accessed from either the Moodie Drive or March Road exits, just west of the junction of 416 and 417 highways. Magic of Lights – Ottawa takes place at the Wesley Clover Parks Campground, located at 411 Corkstown Road. The event entrance is located at the campground’s unserviced entrance, between the 411 Campground entrance, and 401 facility entrance. Please note that there is no parking available on site.




  • What is a standard vehicle size?
    • Any vehicle (including SUVs & Minivans) with 3 rows of seating or less is considered a standard vehicle. All guests in the vehicle must have their own seatbelt.


  • Vehicle passes purchased online:
    • If you have purchased your vehicle pass in advance online, you must present your pass at the gate. We cannot lookup lost or missing passes. You can present a printed pass or pass/receipt on a mobile phone.


  • What is the refund policy?
    • All sales are final and promotions and discounts cannot be added retroactively. Tickets are valid any day during the open season.


  • Vehicle pass usage:
    • One vehicle pass is valid for 1 visit through Magic of Lights.




  • Will the event close during inclement weather?
    • We will do our best to notify the public as quickly as possible if we must close due to bad weather conditions. Alerts and notifications will be posted here if the event is closed due to unforeseen circumstances or inclement weather.


  • Can I leave my car?
    • Please remain inside your vehicle at all times for your safety and the safety of other patrons. Photography is permitted from inside your vehicle.


  • Do I need to turn off my headlights?
    • Yes, please turn off your headlights when you drive through the Magic of Lights display. If you cannot turn your lights off, please turn your lights on dim.


  • Safety tips while driving through Magic of Lights:
    • Please wear a face covering when scanning your ticket, or purchasing your ticket at the gate.
    • Please do not tailgate the vehicle in front of you. Keep a safe distance, as cars in front of you may stop suddenly. Be alert of slow or stopped vehicles.
    • All guests in the vehicle must have their own seatbelt. No passengers are permitted in the back of pickup trucks.
    • Follow local traffic safety laws.
    • Please remember to turn your headlights back on when exiting the Magic of Lights.


  • Can I have my dog in the car?
    • Yes, dogs are permitted to participate as long as they stay in the vehicle.