Winter Illumination

Wed Dec 1, 2021 to Sun Jan 2, 2022

Back by popular demand, Winter Illumination is planned to be even brighter in its second year. The community is invited to experience the magic of the season with more than 20 festive light installations throughout the city, many created by local artists. Some returning displays include the Main Street boardwalk tunnel, Jacob’s Landing waterfall, Craig’s Crossing Pedestrian Bridge, Jacob’s Landing pergola, Central Park, Hespeler Town Hall, and the singing tree outside City Hall. If you were unable to visit all the displays in 2020, check out this virtual tour video. 

Please note, some lighting is used at this show that may be disruptive to people who are sensitive to light.

Though Winter Illumination has come to an end, there are some select light displays that can still be enjoyed:

 pedestrian bridge

Craig's Crossing (Galt Pedestrian Bridge)

Location: Downtown Cambridge

 old post office projection

Old Post Office Digital Projection

Location: 12 Water Street


The projection runs Thursdays to Sundays. Check out the projection schedule prior to attending.   
queen's square tree and fuse

Queen's Square Tree and Fuse

Location: Queen's Square (Downtown Cambridge)


cambridge letters


Location: 50 Dickson Street

*Please note City Hall lights will remain on until Jan 12, 2022

 Dalton Court Pergola

Dalton Court Pergola

Location: 2 Queens Square

 jacob's landing waterfall

Jacob's Landing Waterfall

Location: 49 Guelph Ave

 jacob's landing pergola lights

Jacob's Landing Pergola

Location: 30 Milling Road

 central park up-lighting

Central Park Up-lighting

Location: 615 King Street East

*Please note the up-lighting will remain on until March Break 2022

(ground mounted lights have been removed)

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