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We are open this Thanksgiving!

Yes, we are open Thanksgiving!

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Magic of Lights is Closed for Private Event

Magic of Lights will be Closed for Private Event on the following dates:
– November 28th
– December 1st
– December 5th

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. The Magic will return the following evenings at 5pm.

Tickets & Pricing

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Car FLEX Pass

Buy your general admission ticket online to avoid the line. (Up to seating capacity of 8 Passengers) Please Note: the Magic of Lights FLEX Pass is valid throughout the entirety of the Holiday season* scheduled dates of operations (*Some date restrictions apply; see Calendar Listing for Closed Dates- CALENDAR). NO REFUNDS or CREDITS applicable.

Car FLEX Pass with Dash Pass

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 ANY night* *Some Restrictions may apply* Please Note: the Magic of Lights FLEX Pass is valid throughout the entirety of the Holiday season* scheduled dates of operations (*Some date restrictions apply; see Calendar Listing for Closed Dates- CALENDAR). NO REFUNDS or CREDITS applicable.

Limo FLEX Pass

Buy your general admission ticket online to avoid the line. (Vehicle Holds 16 or Less) Please Note: the Magic of Lights FLEX Pass is valid throughout the entirety of the Holiday season* scheduled dates of operations (*Some date restrictions apply; see Calendar Listing for Closed Dates- CALENDAR). NO REFUNDS or CREDITS applicable.

Limo FLEX Pass with Dash Pass

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 ANY night* *Some Restrictions may apply* Please Note: the Magic of Lights FLEX Pass is valid throughout the entirety of the Holiday season* scheduled dates of operations (*Some date restrictions apply; see Calendar Listing for Closed Dates- CALENDAR). NO REFUNDS or CREDITS applicable.

Bus FLEX Pass with Dash Pass

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 ANY night* *Some Restrictions may apply* (Vehicle Holds 17+ Passengers) Please Note: the Magic of Lights FLEX Pass is valid throughout the entirety of the Holiday season* scheduled dates of operations (*Some date restrictions apply; see Calendar Listing for Closed Dates- CALENDAR). NO REFUNDS or CREDITS applicable.

Hayride *Suspended for 2021 Season*

Tickets Also Available at Gate:

Venue

Address:

RAD Torque Raceway

AB-19 Edmonton, AB, Canada

Latest Updates

Local Weather

Today Saturday 11/27

21°F and Clear as of 2:00am

Sunday 11/28 - High 39°F - Low 29°F

Overcast throughout the day.

Monday 11/29 - High 38°F - Low 22°F

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Event Details

The Canadian Tire Magic of Lights provides you and your guests an opportunity to celebrate the holidays #togetherapart OR #togetheragain!! The Magical Route is enjoyed from the comfort of your  own vehicle; take time to enjoy a safe and joyous alternative to the traditional holiday gatherings.

**CLOSED FOR PRIVATE EVENTS: NOV 28th, DEC 1st, DEC 5th**

The  Magic of Lights is 2.5 kilometers of festive and vibrant LED-lighted displays celebrating the joy of the holidays. An enchanted “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.

One of the areas most dazzling and unique seasonal events, the Canadian Tire Magic of Lights will return to RAD Torque Raceway this holiday season. Over 1 MILLION Lights using LED technology and digital animations to depict holiday scenes and characters of the season, this year’s light show will feature some favorite displays from previous years, including “12 Days of Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland” and “The Night Before Christmas,” plus the new “Ornament Alley.

 

**ONLINE ADVANCE PURCHASE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED**

**PASSES MAY BE PRINTED; PASSES MAY BE SCANNED FROM A PHONE AS WELL….so long as the QR code is easily legible and the  screen is clear of any significant damage. Damaged screens are very difficult to scan- if our Staff needs to enter the order number manually, it may take a few extra minutes upon entry**

A portion of proceeds from every vehicle goes to support our chosen Charities: 630 CHED Santas Anonymous and Canadian Tire Jump Start

Driving Instructions

– We have a few quick tips to make the most of your Magical Holiday experience
– Please keep pace with the vehicle in front of you, you will be traveling at apx 5 kms per hour; In the interest of safety, please do not exceed 10 kms/hour at any time. Also, please no stopping, passing or getting out of your vehicle at any time.
-We recommend turning your headlamps down to the lowest possible setting; The darker it is the more dynamic the displays; please don’t forget to turn your headlamps back on before return to the roads
-Last, but not least, tune your radio to 88.7 FM to enjoy merry melodies provided by 96.3 The Breeze

All in Good Time

At the Canadian Tire Magic of Lights, Weekends are full of activity. During the ‘hustle & bustle’ of the holidays, many of our Guests choose to visit on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays between 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm. Typically you will be enjoying the Magic of Lights in less than 20 mins, however, on occasion, there may be a delay. Your Family will enjoy the illuminated experience all in good Time.

For a more intimate Magical experience we recommend joining us Monday through Thursday, or coming early (5:00 pm-6: 30 pm) or after 9:30 pm on the weekends.

Event Specific FAQs

Times and dates vary by venue location, most locations will be open from dusk until 10pm. Season opens November 20, 2021 at the Edmonton location. This includes holidays!
No, you can redeem your vehicle Flex pass most days* throughout the Magic of Lights season(unless you purchased a special event or promotion ticket, then it may be redeemable on the stated date). *Some restrictions may apply; please visit Venue specific website for further date restriction information*
One carload, one price, “flexible” day admission. A Car, Limo, and Bus FLEX Pass & DASH Pass can be used at your own discretion on your choice single event date throughout the duration of the Magic of Lights event. *Some date restrictions may apply-see CALENDAR for Closed to Public dates; please see complete listing for closed to public dates.
Just like the Flex Pass- Only Quicker! 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 with “flexible” day admission. Please visit our Ticket Purchase Page for details and to purchase your Dash Pass. A Dash Pass is an upgraded Vehicle Pass +$20 in addition to the standard FLEX Pass admission. (Standard Bus Pass includes Dash Pass). *Some Date Restrictions apply- see CALENDAR for Closed to Public Dates
CAPTURE THE MAGIC “Drive-Up” Santa Photo Experience Capture the Magical Memories this Holiday season with an Intimate & Interactive “Drive-Up” Family Photo Meet & Greet with Santa. This respectfully distanced experience will allow Guests of all ages to enjoy the encounter from the warmth and comfort your own vehicle. Includes Dash Pass Skip the Line Access (Sorry, Limo & Bus Excluded) .Grab your Wish List & Favorite Christmas PJ’s, jump in the car and get ready for the ultimate “Drive-Up” Santa experience! A safe & joyful experience for whole family. You can even bring your dog! Photos and Santa Visit are captured under an enchanting tunnel of lights following the Finale of the Magical Route. ‘Touchless’ Digital image Gallery will be sent direct to your Inbox 3 days following event date. In partnership with Creation Media LIMITED ENGAGEMENTS Advance Booking Mandatory
All sales are final and promotions and discounts cannot be added retroactively. Flex Pass Tickets are valid most days* during the open season (* Some restrictions may apply). If the venue permanently closes for the season due to unforeseen circumstances or inclement weather unused advanced purchased vehicle passes will be offered a full credit and/or refund discretion of the venue management.
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
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