Fire light. Star light. Snow light. Thousands of candles, millions of stars, and you.

This popular event ignites the festive season with thousands of candles along the paths of the Kurimoto Japanese Garden in a breathtaking display – a quiet oasis of peace and light. Visitors can count on their favorite elements: a stroll through the candle-lit pathways, hot apple cider beside the bonfires, ice sculptures, delightful "snow sprites" and the seasonal sounds of strolling a capella singers. Let the little ones run through the Snowlight Maze; make a wish and hang it on a Wish-Upon-A-Star Tree, enjoy hot food and beverage options. As always, a special Memory Lane will be available for visitors who would like to light a candle in honour of a loved one, by donation. Handmade natural decorative gifts and treasures will be available at the Crafters Workshop and the Shop-in-the-Garden will also be open.

NEW for 2016! The Devonian Botanic Garden is proud to partner with the Spruce Grove Kinettes, who will be at Luminaria accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys and gift cards for kids age 0-17, in support of their Christmas Hamper campaign. If you are coming to Luminaria, please consider helping their efforts and drop off your contribution at their donation table. NOTE: please do not bring food donations, as there is no food safe storage facility at this outdoor event.

Advance tickets required. 

Luminaria 2016 is SOLD OUT!

If you have received a complimentary ticket, you must call to register (780) 987-3054 ext. 2223.