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The Magic of Lights Ottawa takes place annually at Wesley Clover Parks Campground from mid-November through early January. This magical display is a favorite for many of Ottawa's residents and visitors, attracting 230,000 people every season. Thousands of LEDs illuminate a drive through a magical route loaded with animation and popular holiday characters. The park's highlight is the Candy Cane Lane, an enormous 200-foot (61-m)animated display, and the Snowflake Forest, a twinkling winter spectacle. Apart from being fun for the whole family, the Magic of Lights Ottawa has donated over $78,000 to the Ottawa Senator’s Foundation. The Magic of Lights Ottawa runs every night from 5 pm to 10 pm.
In case you want to get out of your car and experience some natural beauty, Wesley Clover Park also offers great winter activities. Here you can enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or skijoring, which is a mix between cross-country skiing and dog sledding. With over 11 miles (18 km) of park trails, plenty of beautiful winter views are guaranteed.