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Seven Ways To Extend The Holidays With The Kids

Saturday December 31st, 2022, 10:55am


7 Things To Do In 7 Days to Extend Your Holidays

The presents have been opened, Santa and his reindeers are settled in for the winter in the North Pole, but the kids are still home from school for another week…. so, now what are you doing to do!? Have no fear, we have a plan for each and every day of the extra week of holidays.


Take a tour of Essex County by visiting the Holiday Light Displays that will remain lit this week.

Bright Lights Windsor

The family favourite lights up Jackson Park until January 8th with dazzling light displays, exciting zone, a Children’s Enchated Village and fun selfie stations. The W.E. Made It: Holiday Market runs every Friday and Saturday where you can shop locally handmade gifts or grab a bite to eat or hot beverage to enjoy while you take in the lights.

Kingsville Fantasy of Lights

Take in the area’s southernmost light display at Lakeside Park in the Town of Kingsville until January 4th

Amherstburg River Lights Winter Festival

100s of customized LED light displays light up Toddy Jones and King’s Navy Yard Parks until January 8th

LaSalle Holiday Lights

The LaSalle Civic Centre is transformed into a magical outdoor walk-through holiday wonderland until January 8th

Clip ‘N Climb

Are the kids starting to climb the walls? Bring them to Clip ‘n Climb Windsor and let them actually CLIMB the WALLS! With 36 climbing adventures and super challenges you won’t be hearing “I’m borreeddd” any time soon.

Adventure Bay Family Water Park

Take a trip to the tropics without leaving city limits at Adventure Bay Family Water Park. Open daily from 12pm to 4pm throughout the Winter Break (except for Christmas Day) you can also purchase a Winter Break Membership with unlimited visits for only $31.80

Chimczuk Museum

Take a walk on the wild side and explore the Dinosaur Discoveries Exhibit on now until January 22nd. Travelling from the American Museum of Natural History, Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas is a family-friendly exhibit revealing what living, breathing dinosaurs were really like. The museum is open 10am to 5pm daily, closed Mondays.


Stay up to date with all of the fun happenings in YQG throughout Winter Break and beyond with our Event Calendar.

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