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Illumination Lane

Enjoy the ALL NEW, WALK-THROUGH Illumination Lane with over 40 feet of astonishing holiday lights making the perfect place to capture your magical memories!

 

Tickets & Pricing

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Advance - Standard Vehicle

Buy your general admission ticket online to avoid the line.

Dash Pass - Standard Vehicle

Want to skip the line and save money? Purchase a Dash Pass to bypass the general admission line and get the best deal on your ticket. Dash Pass includes admission through Dash Pass Lane. *Can use Dash Pass on Fri.-Sun ONLY*

Advance - Limo

Buy your general admission ticket online to avoid the line.

Dash Pass - Limo

Want to skip the line and save money? Purchase a Limo Dash Pass to bypass the general admission line and get the best deal on your ticket. Dash Pass includes admission through Dash Pass Lane. *Can use Dash Pass on Fri.-Sun ONLY*

Advance - Bus (Includes Dash Pass)

Want to skip the line and save money? Purchase a Bus Dash Pass to bypass the general admission line and get the best deal on your ticket. Dash Pass includes admission through Dash Pass Lane. *Can use Dash Pass on Fri.-Sun ONLY*

Hayride

A new way to see the event! Experience the MAGIC OF LIGHTS under the evening sky in a Horse Power Hayride during a 30+ minute outdoor experience! *Must be purchased in advance; no walk-up availability. Horsepower Hayride sales close each day at 2 PM. No purchase of vehicle admission ticket required.

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Venue

Address:

Castrol Raceway

AB-19 Edmonton, AB, Canada

Local Weather

Today Monday 11/18

40°F and Clear as of 5:53am

Tuesday 11/19 - High 35°F - Low 25°F

Overcast throughout the day.

Wednesday 11/20 - High 34°F - Low 20°F

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Thursday 11/21 - High 36°F - Low 25°F

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Friday 11/22 - High 40°F - Low 29°F

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Event Details

The Canadian Tire Magic of Lights is 2 kilometers of festive and vibrant LED lighted displays celebrating the joy of the holidays. A “drive through” experience from the comfort of your own car. At every turn, and in every direction, the magical route is overflowing with spectacular light displays and animations. Multiple holiday themes come to life with hundreds of thousands of sparkling lights!

Event Specific FAQs

WHAT IS A DASH PASS?

Bypass the traffic with a Dash Pass! For only a few dollars more per vehicle pass you can skip the line and enter the special Dash Pass lane. This special pass is available for all vehicle types at specific venue locations. Please visit your venue location for details and to purchase your Dash Pass. (A Dash Pass is an upgraded Vehicle Pass, you do not need to purchase a vehicle pass separately)

WHAT IS THE WEATHER POLICY?

Weather Conditions to be monitored for the area of the Edmonton International Airport (EIA) taken into consideration at 3pm daily as per ENVIROMENT CANADA CAR, LIMO, BUS: For the Safety of our Staff, Guests, and Crew, the Magic of Lights holiday light display will be cancelled for Car, Limo, and Bus vehicle Guests when the temperature dips below minus 30 degrees Celsius or in the event of an **extreme** Environment Canada Winter Weather Alert (See Criteria Below). Cancellations Policy will ONLY be in effect for the specific date/single day of temperature drop or when Environment Canada Weather Warnings are in effect. There are no cash refunds- Standard Vehicle (Car, Limo, Bus) and Dash Pass Vehicle Passes may be redeemed on any single day throughout the entire length of the Magic of Lights event (November 16, 2018- January 5, 2019) HORSE POWER HAYRIDE: There is no ‘cash’ refund- in addition to the Car, Limo, Bus cancellation Policy, Horse Power Hayride Guests will be subject to the Environment Canada Frostbite Warnings in effect as per the Environment Canada Frostbite Guide (below) . We will monitor daily weather conditions, Horse Power Hayrides will be cancelled in the event wind & temp conditions reach into the ‘Yellow- Frostbite’ zone. Your Hayride will be rescheduled for the next available date. In the event a date cannot be accommodated (i.e. all future dates and times sold out), Castrol Cash/Credit will be issued for use towards any event held at Castrol Raceway throughout the 2019 season. Please Note: Proof of Purchase MUST be redeemed to qualify for credit in the event of a Cancellation. NOTIFICATIONS: Due to extreme weather conditions, in the interest of safety a decision may be made to cancel the event for a specific date. We will make every effort to contact you (Horse Power Hayride) in the event of cancellation; however due to the large number of Guests and staff members this may not always be possible. If you believe the scheduled nightly event (Car, Limo, Bus,) , Horse Power Hayride, or Work Shift may be cancelled or delayed due to inclement weather it is your responsibility to gain event information via our various social outlets

WHAT IS THE HORSE POWER HAYRIDE?

Experience the MAGIC OF LIGHTS under the evening sky in a Horse Power Hayride! (there are no ‘real’ horses…..this is ‘horse power’; open air Trailtech trailers are pulled by ¾ ton Driving Force pick-up trucks) Snuggle under a blanket, listening to all of your favourite Holiday Harmonies. The Horse Power Hayride experience is approximately 22-25 minutes long and is available on selected dates (Friday thru Sunday**) at scheduled times. There are a total of 13 seats per hayride trailer available for each time slot. 3 Trailers run consecutively at each allocated time (Total of 42 Guests per time slot) PLEASE NOTE: Must be purchased in Advance; no walk up availability; Horsepower Hayride sales close each day at 2PM $20 PER SEAT - ALL AGES** (Children 2 & under- no charge when on parent's lap). All Horse Power Hayride Guests will be required to sign a Waiver of Liability; Parents/Guardians will be required to sign a Minor participant Waiver of Liability. ** IMPORTANT: Horse Power Hayrides are Date & Time specific.

WHAT IS THE HORSE POWER HAYRIDE WEATHER POLICY?

There is no ‘cash’ refund- in the event of extreme temperatures (see the CTMOL Weather Policy). We will monitor daily weather conditions, Horse Power Hayrides will be cancelled in the event wind & temp conditions reach into the ‘Frostbite’ zone, your Hayride will be rescheduled for the next available date. In the event a date cannot be accommodated (i.e. all future dates and times sold out), Castrol Cash/Credit will be issued for use towards any event held at Castrol Raceway throughout the 2019 season.

HOW SHOULD I DRESS FOR THE HORSE POWER HAYRIDE?

Dress Warm- we do have blankets on the Hayride, however it’s always best to dress appropriately for a 30+ min outdoor experience.

WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE FOR THE HORSE POWER HAYRIDE?

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. You will be greeted by our festive Staff at the Bonfire Welcome area and offered Hot Chocolate.

CAN I RESERVE A FULL HAYRIDE FOR A PRIVATE EVENT?

Yes, you can. please contact info@castrolraceway.com; choose your preferred date and time, IMPORTANT: Regardless of quantity of persons attending (i.e. 2 Person Romance Package or full 14 person private experience), please Select a Quantity of 14 persons for Hayride (If the full 14 persons are unavailable- this means other Guests have previously reserved seats, please select an alternate time or date) Private Hayrides may be accommodated for up to a Maximum 14 people.

WHAT IS YOUR CHILD GUEST POLICY FOR THE HORSE POWER HAYRIDE?

The Canadian Tire Magic of Lights welcomes children 2 and under to sit on a parent or guardians lap throughout the Horse Power Hayride; Lap children can only be held by passengers who are at least 16 years of age- Only one lap child is allowed per adult. Children 2 and under do not require a paid pass. For safety purposes a child of age 3+ years are required to have their own seat- the maximum occupancy per Hayride is 14 persons (excluding age 2 & under).

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