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Amherstburg River Lights Winter Festival 2021 / 2022

November 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - January 31, 2022 @ 9:30 pm

River Lights Amherstburg

The 15th Annual Amherstburg River Lights Winter Festival brings the holiday spirit to town. The two main parks, Toddy Jones Park and King’s Navy Yard Park, will light up the town every night with 100’s of customized LED light displays between November 20 to January 31, 2022.

Please Note: River Lights has been extended until the end of January.

Toddy Jones Park features whimsical, playful displays for the kids and the kid at heart to enjoy. Along the Detroit River, visit the King’s Navy Yard Park. You will see traditional displays that showcase the warm hearted feel of the season with carolers, angels, soldiers and more.

The downtown businesses are lit up for the holiday season and encourage you to stop by, warm up and shop local this year.

Visiting River Lights has become a tradition for many families… make it one of yours!

Opening Night November 20

Schedule of events:
6:00pm Municipal Tree Lighting Countdown
6:10pm Provincial Marine Traditional Cannon Firing
6:15pm Fireworks
Free Hot Chocolate
Strolling Carolers
Disney Characters and more!

The following week, Nov. 27 the town will host the annual Amherstburg Santa Claus Parade.

Amherstburg Holiday House Tour Replaced by Holiday Stroll

The Outdoor Holiday Stroll aka Rankin Avenue Holiday Stroll is back for a second year. Last year it replaced the Holiday House Tour and runs to the end of Dec.

Until the town can present the traditional Holiday House Tour again, proud homeowners along one of the oldest streets in Amherstburg have uniquely decorated their front yards and porches in holiday style. Rankin Avenue, in the heart of downtown and across the street from the River Lights displays in Kings Navy Yard Park, will be lit and decorated for outdoor, sidewalk strollers during November and December. Please note these are private homes, therefore viewing of the decor is strictly from a sidewalk distance. All COVID-19 and social distancing regulations apply.

For more information visit the Amherstburg River Lights Winter Festival website.



November 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
January 31 @ 9:30 pm
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Navy Yard Park
Dalhousie Street
Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 1W6 Canada
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