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Christmas Lights in London, Ontario 2019

Some impressive light installations to get into the holiday spirit

Christmas Lights in London, Ontario in Ontario 2020 - Best Time
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Christmas Lights in London, Ontario, are among some of the best in the province. Victoria Park Christmas Lights has probably the most significant displays, which is switched on during a solemn ceremony featuring live music and entertainment. Some residential neighbourhoods can be rivals to the city park.

Christmas House London ON 2020
Christmas House London ON
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Winter illumination displays across London ON

Check out some beautiful Christmas light displays in East and Northeast London. Such streets as Jenna Crescent, Martinet Place, Mountbatten Place, and Vancouver Street are known to have the best Christmas light. There is even a special bus route that runs during holidays for those willing to marvel magical lights.

Forefeeling of the holiday 2020
Forefeeling of the holiday
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A lovely seasonally-decorated house in London ON 2020
A lovely seasonally-decorated house in London ON
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Victoria Park Winter Wonderland (November 30–December 30, 2019)

Every holiday season Victoria Park hosts The Winter Wonderland, a Christmas village illuminated by more than 75,000 LED lights decorating trees. Its impressive light display and free public skating make Victoria Park a favourite holiday destination for locals and visitors.

Victoria Park at night 2020
Victoria Park at night
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Skating rink at Victoria Park, London ON 2020
Skating rink at Victoria Park, London ON
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The official Victoria Park Winter Wonderland opening, known as Lighting of the Lights, usually takes place in late November. The lights are on from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. until the New Year. One of the best spots to see the lights is from the City Hall Promenade Deck.