Winter Light Festival

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Winter Light Festival

Welcome to the Winter Light Festival! Our annual event features dazzling light displays, ice sculptures and more!

When and where

Date and time

Location

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Mayor Magrath Drive South Lethbridge, AB T1K 0C6 Canada

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

Welcome to the Winter Light Festival, Nikka Yuko's annual winter wonderland!

Walk through our Japanese garden and see thousands of lights decorating our trees and structures and view our incredible ice sculpture displays before they melt! Check out our Bunka Centre for our café, exhibit spaces and gift shop.

Stay up to date on special dates and performances happening in the garden through our website. For booking exclusive and private events, contact us at info@nikkayuko.com or (403) 328-3511.

Garden hours are as follows:

  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: CLOSED
  • Wednesday: 6PM - 10PM
  • Thursday: 6PM -10PM
  • Friday: 6PM - 10PM
  • Saturday: 6PM - 10PM
  • Sunday: 6PM - 10PM

*Last entry into garden is 9PM, ticket sales will stop then*

GENERAL ADMISSION

  • Regular Admission - Adults - $13.50

ADMISSION ONLY: Age: 17+

  • Senior Admission - $12.50

ADMISSION ONLY: Ages 65+

  • Gakusei [Student] Admission - $10.00

ADMISSION ONLY: Ages 12 - 16 or students with ID

  • Kodomo [Child] Admission - $10.00

ADMISSION ONLY: Ages 6 - 12

  • 5 & Under - FREE

ADMISSION ONLY

PACKAGES

  • Kodomo [Child] Package and Admission - $12.00

PACKAGE: Includes admission, colouring booklet, hot beverage, and treat from the café. Ages 6 - 12

  • Gakusei [Student] Package and Admission - $12.00

PACKAGE: Includes admission, hot beverage, and treat from the café. Ages 12 - 16 or students with ID

  • Tomodachi [Friendship] Package - $13.00/person total between $26.00 - $52.00

If you would like to add additional friends to this package use promo code: extrafriend

PACKAGE: Each ticket Includes 1 Admission, 1 treat from the café, and 1 Drink (Coffee, Tea, or Water)

  • Kazoku (Family) Package - $12/person total between $60.00 - $120.00

If you would like to add additional family members to this package use promo code: extrafamily

PACKAGE: Each ticket includes 1 Admission, 1 treat from the café, and 1 Drink (Coffee, Tea, or Water)

*NEW* KAMAKURA [IGLOO] DOME EXPERIENCE

Our 360-degree projection dome experience features a 15-minute Northern Lights projection experience (Wednesday, Friday, Sunday) or Sakura Cherry Blossom projection experience (Thursday, Saturday) with a host telling stories on Japanese winter customs, traditions and tales!

*This ticket option has been moved! Reserve your spot for the Kamakura Dome Experience on its own event page with Nikka Yuko. Tickets will still include admission to the Winter Light festival when it is open. You only need one ticket per person.*

ANNUAL PASS HOLDERS & MEMBERS

Have an annual pass to Nikka Yuko? Simply present your annual pass card to the staff at the main gates for entry between 6 - 9PM on any public night. You do not need to reserve your tickets ahead of time.