Thorold Festival of Lights

Ho ho ho, Santa is almost here! Don't miss out on the fun in Thorold this holiday season. In addition to the Santa Claus Parade, the City is hosting several virtual activities for you and your family to enjoy!

Thorold Festival of Lights

Each year, Thorold residents and businesses are invited to submit their photo to be part of the Thorold Festival of Lights. Photos are uploaded to Thorold's Interactive Story Map, where you can explore a fantastic display of holiday decorations throughout the City of Thorold. Submissions are now closed. Between now and January 1st you can vote for your favourite light display! Have your say and submit your vote today! Results will be posted January 3rd. Please note, the voting poll is now closed.

2022 Contest Winner

Congratulations to Nick and Darlene Leuchin, the 2022 Festival of Lights Contest winners!


Holiday Light Photo Submissions
 Photo Gallery: 2022 Thorold Festival of Lights will appear here on the public site.
Thorold Interactive Light Map

 The Thorold Interactive Light Map will be updated as photos are submitted. Take an evening drive to experience all of the festive decorations residents and businesses have to offer! 

Festival of Lights Interactive Map

 Holiday Colouring Contest

Choose from one of the colouring pages below and submit your work to be entered into a draw. Photos/ scans of your drawing can be sent to and will be shared online for everyone to see. For privacy, we will only post the first name of the artist. 


Artwork will be accepted until January 2nd, 2023. The results of the draw will be announced January 4th.


Paper copies will also be available and can be dropped off at the Thorold Community Arena or City Hall.  


City of Thorold Reindeer Colouring Page

City of Thorold Wreath Colouring Page

City of Thorold Christmas Ornament Colouring Page


Photo Gallery: 2022 Holiday Colouring Contest will appear here on the public site.



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