From now through the New Year, communities around the country illuminate the night with spectacular displays.
Here are a few places where the light shines on the magic of the holiday season:
Victoria, BC. Thousands of colored lights blend with evergreen swags, wreaths of holly and winter berries to create a feast for the senses on this extraordinary 55-acre estate owned by the Butchart family.
A National Historic Site of Canada, the family’s commitment to horticulture and hospitality has earned them international acclaim for their spectacular gardens. Ice skating, music, fireworks and other holiday festivities are also available. Near Victoria on Vancouver Island. Contact: 866-652-4422; http://www.butchartgardens.com/. Find out more!