Take a day trip or winter RV excursion and enjoy the season in your favourite park or historic site. From Heritage Holidays at the Fort in BC, to evening ice skating under tiki torches in Ontario, check out the events from coast to coast.
Victorian Christmas at the Dauphine Redoubt
Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from December 6-22, 2019
If you’re spending the holidays in Québec City, re-live the magic of Christmas in 1845. The Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site invites you to discover the historic Dauphine Redoubt by participating in family Christmas activities of the Victorian era.
Christmas Bird Count
Fundy National Park
December 13, 2019
Now in its 55th year, join other birders for Fundy National Park’s Christmas Bird Count. On December 13, the holiday tradition helps document the volume and diversity of birds present in Fundy National Park and in the local area.
Christmas Tree Harvest
Prince Albert National Park
December 1-24, 2019
Did you know you can cut down a Christmas tree in Prince Albert National Park? The trees are grown in nature and are harvested from the fuel break surrounding the Waskesiu townsite, and the removal helps protect the community from wildfire. Pick up a tree permit from the Visitor Centre, and pack along an axe or handsaw.
Heritage Holidays at the Fort
Fort Langley National Historic Site
December 21-23, 2019
Visit the historic Fort Langley for Heritage Holidays from December 21-23. Hear stories by the fire, sample roasted chestnuts, and take a guided, holiday-themed tour.
Dark-Sky Nights with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Point Pelee National Park
December 28, 2019
Stargaze with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Windsor Centre at Point Pelee National Park for Dark-Sky Nights. Participants can bring their own binoculars or take a look through one of the special telescopes on site for the evening.
January 1, 2020
Start your new year off with a brisk hike in MacGregor Point Provincial Park with their annual #FirstDayHike. The provincial park is a popular winter RVing destination, and sites can be reserved year-round.
Fire and Ice night
Arrowhead Provincial Park
Beginning January 4, 2020
The Arrowhead Provincial Park’s skating trail is a popular winter activity, and during the annual Fire and Ice nights the trail is lit up with over 200 tiki torches. Skate through the woods by torchlight from 6 to 9pm, and warm up by the bonfire.