Jump to Hero Section
Glow Around the World

"Glow Around the World" as you follow Santa on his journey to deliver presents in 6 different countries! Explore lighted trails, stroll through festive city streets and marvel at illuminated historical landmarks as you discover themed rooms in China, India, Holland, Mexico, France, and England. Grab your passport as you collect stamps from each country. Collect all 6 and earn a prize!

Dec 5 th 2019 Glow Season Jan 4 th 2020

EY Centre
4899 Uplands Dr, Ottawa, ON K1V 2N6

Light Gardens

"Glow Around the World" Explore lighted trails and discover themed rooms from different countries!

Hanging Picture Frames

Frame it how you want with our Hanging
Picture Frames - the perfect #instagram moment.

Vendor Market

Shop for unique gifts
from 30+ local artisans and businesses.

Food and Drink

Enjoy delicious treats
and sip on cider in our licensed bar.

Event Features

Laugh, stroll and play under the twinkle of a million lights as you explore our light gardens and illuminated structures. Let our playgrounds entertain the kids for hours, while you kick back at our licensed bar and enjoy some seasonal beverages, delicious food, and live music. Shop our vendor market, showcasing the best local artisans and boutique businesses, alongside delicious food and drink options.

At Glow, there’s something for everyone!

Magic Castle Playground

Prince and Princesses will love climbing the castle walls and sliding over the moat.

Interactive Hanging Lights

They twinkle & change colours...
the perfect backdrop for your seasonal photos.

LED swings & Hopscotch

Built for kids of all ages, swoop, jump and tap to change colours.

Glen the Glow-comotive

All aboard! Enjoy a leisurely ride around Christmas Glow on our trackless train.

Season Pass Promotion

Buy early and save 20% off tickets!

ADULT $39.99 (reg: $49.99)

CHILD/SENIOR $29.99 (reg: $38.99)

Children 3 and under are free.

Buy Tickets


We understand that the holidays can be costly and chaotic. Glow’s Season Pass offers many benefits to save you time and money so you and your friends and family can enjoy the warmth of the season:

1 premium day and unlimited Monday - Friday visits*

*See Terms and Conditions for more details

Purchase without a commitment - book your visit at a later date

* Subject to availability

Flexibility and no-hassle rescheduling

Huge $ savings of 20%

10% off Glow Branded Merch & Glow Cups

Frequently Asked Questions

How does it work?

Our Season Pass is the best way to Glow through the holiday season with your loved ones. A Season Pass is only $39.99 (regular price: $49.99) for an adult and $29.99 (regular price: $38.99) for seniors and children ages 4-12 for an entire season of holiday fun. Upon your purchase, we will send you a confirmation email with information and next steps.

When tickets are on sale in July, you will also receive an email when the calendar becomes available and it’s time to start planning your visit. Your Season Pass is registered to your name so make sure you bring your photo ID every time you are ready to Glow!

A Season Pass is valid for one weekend and/or stat holiday booking, and an unlimited number of visits Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

How do I purchase a Season Pass?

Select the quantity of Season Passes you require.

Please note: each Season Pass is per person. $39.99 (regular price: $49.99) for an adult and $29.99 (regular price: $38.99) for seniors and children ages 4-12. Children 3 and under are free.

Once you purchase your Season Pass, you will receive a confirmation email which contains further information and next steps.

You will be notified once tickets go on sale in July!

Terms and Conditions

Season Pass is valid for one weekend and/or stat holiday booking, and an unlimited number of visits Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Reserving time slots through our Christmas Glow calendar is subject to availability and cannot be combined with other promotional offers.

Season Pass can only be used to reserve two dates at a time (one weekend date AND one weekday).

Season Pass purchases are only valid for the entry into the original city of purchase and are not interchangeable between multiple locations.

About Glow

Christmas Glow first launched in 2017 near Vancouver, Canada, and guests were captivated by the event.

Two years later, Glow’s become one of the world’s largest indoor Christmas festivals, brightening up 11 cities in 3 countries. Join the joyous 1.6 million guests ready to Glow and celebrate the warmth of the season! It’s all the magic and wonder of an outdoor festival, hosted inside our cozy and spacious venue.

2019 Glow Goes Global: The Numbers

Christmas Glow will operate from December to January in 9+ cities around the world. Here is what you can expect.*


Christmas Lights




Market Vendors


Food Trucks


Square Feet


Parking Stalls

*Numbers are estimated averages for all 2019 locations.

Date Night

Enjoy the magic of Glow while you take an extra second under the mistletoe

For select dates from 9 PM – close on Fridays and 8 PM – close on Saturdays you can explore our light gardens, listen to daily live entertainment, and enjoy seasonal food and beverages (reserved for the big kids)…all Elf free!



Summer Glow Promo

Use code Ottawa20 at checkout to receive 20% off tickets for select dates!
Limited time offer, subject to availability.

  • sun
  • mon
  • tue
  • wed
  • thu
  • fri
  • sat
Closed Tickets Available Limited Tickets Available Sold Out Date Night

Ticket Prices



weekend & Holidays
Season Pass

Children & Seniors 

4 - 12 + Seniors 

Weekend & Holidays
Season Pass


up to 2 adults + 3 children 

Weekend & Holidays


3 and Under 

Weekend & Holidays
Season Pass

*Plus service charges and applicable taxes.

Buy Tickets

* Prices are approximately $2 more per person at the door, if tickets are available.
Last year, most dates sold out online in advance.

Getting Here

EY Centre
4899 Uplands Dr, Ottawa, ON K1V 2N6

The EY Centre is just 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa and less than 30 minutes from Kanata or Orleans. Click the button below to find alternate routes to the venue.

$8 parking fee.

Get Involved

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of Christmas Glow!



Christmas has come early to Ottawa and not a moment too soon! This year you can expect all the bells and whistles as you set-off to journey around the world…
Read More