Winter Lights Festival

Dates & Times:

December 15th - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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The magic of the winter season returns to Lethbridge with the Winter Lights Festival. The beautiful Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden will be decorated with over 115,000 lights. Stroll the garden paths under the dazzling stars and lights. The festival is Southern Alberta’s new winter tradition.

Join us for the Winter Lights Festival. The garden will be open from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm to view the lights. 

Single admission to the Winter Lights Festival is $7.50. But, for the real festival experience check out our new Tomodachi (friendship) and Kazoku (family) packages, which include hot beverages and matcha cookies at great savings.

Okonomiyaki (Japanese Cabbage Pancake) Presentation by SAWA restaurant at 7:00pm. Come hear about Okonomiyaki in our presentation tent. See the Calendar of Event Description. SAWA will be here doing the presentation December 15th at 7:00pm and then again on December 23rd 7:00pm and 8:00pm 

Guests can now buzz through the lineups by purchasing an online ticket that is valid on any of the nights the garden is open for the Winter Lights Festival.

Please note, individual nights of the Winter Lights Festival may be cancelled due to severe cold, snow, or wind. Please check the garden homepage for any cancellation notification. Guests are also welcome to call the garden at 403 328-3511.