All things Merry & Bright!

The Grizwolds have nothing on Essex County! Light displays across the City and county will have you and yours in awe and give you a great excuse to drive around together and get in some festive fun while being socially distanced. Grab a hot cocoa and take a drive by with your family to enjoy all the wonder and light that the holiday season has to offer!

While you’re exploring please remember to follow the proper safety recommendations for the region and all COVID-19 regulations and social distancing from other families are adhered to while safely visiting the parks.  Always wear your mask when you can’t maintain a 2m distance from others groups and remember to wash your hands frequently. 


December 2, 2021 – January 9, 2022

Bright Lights Windsor Returns to Jackson Park and The City of Windsor is excited to invite residents to join in the celebration of Bright Lights Windsor 2021.

From December 2 through January 9 Bright Lights Windsor will once again light up Jackson Park with thousands of lights and stunning displays. Lets go on at dusk through 10pm. 

As part of the 2021 festivities, the City will again be hosting special programming dates including the W.E. Made it: Holiday Market, sponsored by Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island every Friday & Saturday (excluding December 24th & 25th) in partnership with Urban Art Market, Rose City Etsy Team and WindsorEats. Click here for more details.


November 20 – December 31, 2021

100’s of customized LED light displays light up the towns two main parks. Toddy Jones Park features whimsical, playful displays for the kids and the kid at heart to enjoy. King’s Navy Yard Park will be home to traditional displays that showcase the warm hearted feel of the season with carolers, angels, soldiers and more. The downtown businesses are lit up for the holiday season too!

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November 20, 2021 – January 15 2022

The 29th annual Fantasy of Lights Festival has something for the whole family. Come out and join the Town of Kingsville for all of the activities, including fireworks! Ride the Express Train around Lakeside Park to take in the displays.

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Friday November 26 – Sunday January 9, 2022

Enjoy a new holiday light display around LaSalle Town Hall this year! Walk through our holiday light display, and celebrate our cultural heritage with food and entertainment. Support Local at our area businesses and night markets. Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with fun for the whole family.  Each weekend from November 26 to January 9 will feature Food Truck Fridays, Saturday Night Sounds of the Season featuring live music and Sunday Night Markets featuring handmade items.

Click here for more details


While you’re road tripping through Windsor Essex, several towns & private residences have set up light displays for you to check out.

Click here for our community light installation guide – a list of additional great places (and maps) to help you guide your way across Windsor Essex filled with holiday cheer!


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