Christmas at the Castle and Holiday Lights Tour programs will enthrall visitors of all ages
TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2022 – This is the most magical time to visit Casa Loma, when it is all decked out for the Christmas and Holiday season. Liberty Entertainment Group presents its upcoming holiday season schedule and the launch of its much loved, Christmas at the Castle and Holiday Lights Tour experiences at Toronto’s fabled destination, Casa Loma. The program kicks off December 1st and runs until January 8th including Christmas Eve and Boxing Day; the castle will close on Christmas Day. This year’s events include both an indoor daytime offering of family activities, as well as an evening offering featuring a dazzling lighting display and outdoor adventure through the historic gardens, walkways, and tunnels of the castle. Program dates and tickets are on sale now at www.casaloma.ca.
An advent of traditional holiday excitement with 8 rooms decked out with designer trees
Guests may marvel in the magic at Casa Loma resplendent with stunning holiday décor, including a 40 ft. tree in the Great Hall and eight signature trees created by talented Canadian designers. Destination trees may be found throughout the castle, from the Great Hall designed by Tara Fingold, Tara Fingold Interiors, to Lady Mary’s Suite, designed by Christine Spencer/Peter Brooks of Bedford Brooks, to the Round Room designed by Janice Fedak, Fedak Design, to the Asian Room by Flora Peng, of Fleur (Wedding and Design), to Lady Mary’s Solarium by Svetlana Tryaskina, Estee Designs; then in the Library designed by Fidan of Designer Dream; to the Windsor Room by Desta Ostapyk of Design by Desta; to the Study, designed by Nicholas Rosaci then lastly, in Henry Pellatt’s Suite, by Kimberly Fu Skubic of Envision Weddings.
Both young and old will thrill at live theatrical performances including Glisse on Ice skating performance, Majinx magic show, an aerialist soaring through the Great Hall ceiling, roaming mime artists and mascots, a wandering and interactive magician, and more.
As always, children are invited to visit Santa Claus and Mrs. Santa and the elves in their castle workshop, while penning letters to the North Pole for their holiday wishes. Christmas at the Castle runs from 9:30am – 4pm (last admission). Tickets are $45.
The lightness of being… with Holiday Lights
Visitors may experience the magic of winter in its glory while wandering outdoors through a dazzling lighting display in the gardens and inside in the famous underground tunnels, adorned for the holidays. Designed as a self-guided walk, guests stroll through the property’s grounds delighting in the decorations, lights and live performances including a magic show, a fire performer, roaming mime artists, mascots and stilt walkers, a trio of Christmas carolers, and Santa and his entourage.
Holiday Lights runs from 5pm – 10pm (last admission).
“The design team at Liberty Group has been as busy as Santa’s elves, preparing for our fabulous, fun and festive holiday programs at the castle,” explained Nick Di Donato, president & CEO, Liberty Group. “Our picturesque property and the majestic interior, so full of history and charm, really lends itself to an unparalleled experience in Toronto. We look forward to welcoming everyone this season.”
HOLIDAY LIGHTS TICKETS
December 1st – December 18th $45 online / $50 onsite
December 19th – January 8th $50 online / $55 onsite
HOLIDAY LIGHTS VIP Packages (Admits Two) VIP Experience includes admission for two people, Line By-Pass, Food & Beverage Vouchers (1 each per person).
December 1st – December 18th $125
December 19th – January 8th $150
Holiday Lights tickets are valid ONLY for the date and time indicated and are non-refundable but can be exchanged for a new date within the program dates, subject to availability. Children 3 years and under are free when accompanied by a ticket-holding adult. Paid parking is onsite at Casa Loma at $15 per vehicle (credit or debit accepted). Additional parking is available at George Brown College (south of Casa Loma, off Macpherson Avenue) closest to the event entrance on the southwest corner of the property at Davenport Rd. and Walmer Rd. The event is primarily outdoors and requires walking approx. 2km and does not include access to tour inside Casa Loma.
Sharing and caring, in the holiday spirit
Again, this year the venue will host a toy drop off for the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish; guests are encouraged to bring a wrapped gift to donate. Also, one dollar from each adult admission during Christmas at the Castle will be donated to the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish Foundation. For more information visit www.thewish.ca.