Summerland Festival of Lights

Events for Kids

Children of all ages come to Festival of Lights to be entertained and awed by the lights and atmosphere.  Here are just a few of the things happening this year that your kids won’t want to miss:


  • 5:00 pm – The Santa Claus Procession begins!  See our royalty, some festive characters, and Santa himself!
  • Take a Selfie with Santa!!  this year you can take your own selfie with Santa.  Santa and Mrs. Claus will be wandering throughout the Festival of Lights and you can take a pic and let him know what you would like for Christmas!
  • Santa’s Work­shop and activities by Summerland Credit Union on Victoria Rd.
  • Let­ters to Santa – Visit the elves at the Post Office to fill out and mail your letter to Santa on Victoria Rd.
  • Gin­ger­bread Man Dec­o­rat­ing Sta­tion by the RDOS on Main St.
  • Old fashioned Christmas! Enjoy popcorn, crafts for kids, Mary Trainer who will sign her new book and door prizes at Summerland Museum on Wharton St.
  • Fish­ing Pond Children’s Game by Summerland Kinsmen on Victoria Rd.
  • Crafts (an Advent Wreath), a colouring table and Christmas Carols at the Summerland United Church on Henry Ave.
  • Games & Prizes by FortisBC
  • Character Greetings Visit Olaf & Elsa at Rock Star District
  • Ride the Mechanical Bull at the corner of Main St. & Vic­to­ria Rd.
  • Fun “Hi-Striker” game by Strike One For Fun on Kelly Ave.
  • Bouncy Feature on Victoria St.

*NEW* Family Fun Zone @ Memorial Park

  • ATV Train by Summerland ATV Club
  • Entertainment on the Family Stage – CLICK HERE for full details
  • Pony Rides by Red Barn Ranch
  • Interactive Games by Unisus International School
  • Bouncy Castle
  • GIANT Holiday Tree Light up @ 7pm
  • Arts & Crafts tent from 6-8 pm – Free of charge
  • Face Painting
  • Glitter Tattoos