Opening Night Friday, November 25, 2016, 5:30 pm at the Park Inn. Lights Switch on at 6:00 pm.
Lights on every night through to Dec 31 – 5:30 to 10:30 pm (later on New Years Eve.)
Trolley Nights: Nov 25, 26, Dec 2/3, 9/10, 16/17, 23/24, 31.
Concession nights: Nov 25, 26, Dec 2/3, 9/10, 16/17, 19 thru 24 (Christmas Eve), Dec 26 thru 31
School House Plays @ the Old School House: TBA (check back soon).
Welcome to WOW's 2016 Season!
Magical light displays make this special time even more joyous!
Wonders of Winter (WOW) 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 25 (Opening night) to
December 31, 2016, in Waterloo Park, Waterloo, Ontario. 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.
We would love to see your images!
are grateful that our dedicated volunteers take time out of their busy
schedules to assemble a spectacle of holiday lights that is a feast for
the eyes! We invite you to visit our delightful image gallery by
clicking on the image to the right. Wonders of Winter is an
extraordinary holiday experience of lights. You will be amazed by what
you get a moment, have a look at this wonderful article in the Waterloo
Chronicle about Bill Weiler, founder of the Wonders of Winter Festival.
No wonder he has earned the well-deserved title "Waterloo's Father of
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.
Our address is:
Waterloo Park, East.
50 Young Street West, Waterloo