A Family Tradition for All Ages

Sparkles Returns for 2023!

Saturday, December 16, 2023 until Sunday, December 31, 2023.  

Join us for this wonderful celebration in lights every evening, with no restrictions!

Your optional donation supports both the local and international projects of the Rotary Club of Guelph. Donate now.

Fun for the Whole Family!

Experience our festive light displays as you walk through the Guelph’s Riverside Park or stay warm in your car and drive through, the choice is yours.

Events Include:

  • Festive Light Displays Open nightly from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Free Carousel Rides ( Sponsored by Wood Development Group )
    • December 23 – 26 and December 30 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    • New Years Eve (December 31) from 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Sparky the Train returns
  • Walk or Drive-through the park
  • Fireworks on New Year’s Eve ( Sponsored by Tim Hortons )

Enjoy New Year’s Eve Fireworks!

Join us for early, family friendly celebrations as we ring-in 2024. Free carousel rides start at 5:30 PM on December 31 and run until 9:00 PM. Fireworks start at 8:00 PM!

Donations can be made in advance or anytime online through our partnership with Canada Helps. Volunteers will be at the entrance to the park during Sparkles with contactless terminals as well for tap-based debit and credit card transactions.

Thank-you so much for your support.