• Christmas Fest, Lights, and Market in Southern Ontario (SAT, 8 DEC 2018)

    C$139.00

    Christmas Fest, Lights, and Market in southern Ontario

    (SAT, 8 DEC 2018)

    Hamilton – Kitchener – Simcoe

    Join us on a beautiful day trip to experience the sparkling Christmas Festivals/lights/markets in southern Ontario :)

    TOUR'S DURATION: about 14 hours 

    3 Pick-up locations: Scarborough, York Mills & Mississauga

     

    ITINERARY

    7.30 AM: Our 1st Pick-up location: Scarborough Town Centre. Please arrive 15 Min before the departure time.

    8.00 AM: Our 2nd pick-up location is: York Mills station. 

    8.30 AM: Our 3rd pick-up location is: 30 Courtney Park Drive East, Mississauga. See below details for pick-up/parking*.

    9.30 -11.00 PM: visit the VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT DUNDURN CASTLE

    Enjoy the beauty of a mid-19th century family Christmas celebration at Dundurn Castle. The Garden Club of Hamilton decorates the Castle in Victorian splendor with cedar boughs, ribbons and dried flowers. Bring your family and share a Hamilton holiday tradition.

    Experience a guided tour of this 40-room Italianate-style villa built in the 1830’s on Burlington Heights; the former site of a fortified military encampment established by the British in 1813. Once home to Sir Allan Napier MacNab, railway magnate, lawyer and Premier of the United Canadas (1854-1856) and his family, today Dundurn Castle tells the story of the family who lived above stairs and the servants who lived and worked below stairs to support their affluent lifestyle. Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall is the museum’s Patron and the great, great, great granddaughter of Sir Allan MacNab.

     

    12.00 – 1.30 PM: Enjoy an All-you-can-eat Chinese-Canadian buffet @ Mandarin, Kitchener

     

    2.00 - 4.00 PM: Visit the Christkindl Market, A Festival of German Christmas in Kitchener, ON



    Once darkness falls, we make our way to Simcoe for the Panorama of Lights. From the comfort of our motor coach we’ll see thousands of lights, themed displays and decorated neighborhoods that transform Simcoe and the downtown parks into a winter wonderland... over 65 displays and 130,000 lights! 


    5.30 - 7.00 PM: Simcoe Christmas Panorama River Of Lights Festival. Our certified guide will present a 45-minute narrative tour of the Simcoe Christmas Panorama.  The bus will stop in the park and you are welcome to stroll through the park to get a closer look at the displays, and take some pictures. 

    This is the greatest light show in Grand River country. So many (60+) fabulous displays festooned with lights, with hot apple cider, hot chocolate and cinnamon doughnuts, horse drawn wagon ride… 



    7.00 PM: We return home after this visit. Hope you have enjoyed this special Christmas in the Country :)

    8.30 PM: drop-off @ Mississauga 

    9.00 PM: drop-off @ York Mills Station

    9.30 PM: drop-off @ Scarborough Town Centre

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    PRICE:

    Adult:  $139.00 + Tax  

    **All prices are per person, in Canadian dollars. 

    **Children 8 and older are welcome on this tour, same price as adults.


    What’s included 

    ·  Round trip transportation on a deluxe highway motor coach with washroom

    ·  A guided tour of “VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT DUNDURN CASTLE”

    ·  A Lunch Buffet at Mandarin Kitchener

    ·  Visit the “Christkindl Market”,  A Festival of German Christmas in Kitchener

    ·  Visit the “Simcoe Christmas Panorama River Of Lights” Festival. 

    ·  Escorted tour by the tour director

    ·  Complimentary bottled water on the bus

    ·  All gratuities

     

    NOTE: 

    ·         The tour is considered as easy-medium activity

    ·         Please dress based on the weather + comfortable walking shoes.

    ·         We assign the seats based on first paid first served. In case you and your companion pay separately, to be seated together, please send an email to:  info@funtours.ca  after placing your order. 

    ·         All of our tours are in English Language Only

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    PARKING  / PICK- UP Location 

    1st pick-up location: Scarborough Town Centre (Address: 300 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4P5) . The bus stops directly outside the Cineplex movie theatres at the Scarborough Town Centre. This pickup location is suitable for day trips. IF YOU NEED TO PARK YOUR CAR: Park anywhere near the movie theatres. Free parking all day. Cars cannot be left overnight after 2 AM.

    2nd pick-up location:  York Mills Station. The bus will stop on Yonge St., directly outside the Starbucks at 4025 Yonge St. This is the York Mills Centre office building on the North-East corner of Yonge St. & York Mills Rd. The York Mills subway station is in the basement of this building. If it is raining or snowing, you are welcome to wait either in Starbucks or in the lobby of the office tower until you see the bus stop in front of Starbucks. For day trips, cars can be parked in the parking lot directly across the street on the North-West corner of Yonge & York Mills Rd. This is a pay and display parking lot.  

    3rd pick-up location: Mississauga - The address of the plaza is 30 Courtney Park Drive East, Mississauga. The bus will stop outside the plaza, right in front of the McDonalds- on Hurontario. You can wait in the McDonalds until the bus arrives. The bus will be visible through the restaurant windows. Cars can be parked for the day in the plaza parking lot. Parking is free.

     

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    If you have any questions, please email to: info@funtours.ca  - Emergency contact: 416-897-3020