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Vintage Hotels’ Christmas Wonderland Garden

Vintage Hotels’ Christmas Wonderland Garden

This holiday season experience the magic of Christmas in our new Christmas Wonderland Garden! We’ve transformed The Gardens into a true winter wonderland with sparkling lights, Christmas decorations and our very own Christmas tree.

Guests are invited to stroll through the gardens cocktail in hand while enjoying festive snacks like toasted s’mores and salted caramel popcorn. You’ll also find warming fire pits with seating throughout the gardens and on Friday & Saturday nights (and daily beginning December 18th) guests are invited to watch classic holiday movies under the stars.

Our Garden Café and Bar will be serving snacks and holiday beverages like specialty coffees and local beer and wine.


Adjacent to the Pillar and Post at 48 John St W, Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Dates & Hours

The Garden Café & Bar will be open during the below times for guests to purchase additional holiday beverages and festive snacks.

December 1 – 17

Sunday – Thursday, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

December 18 – January 2

Daily 2:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Santa’s Appearances

December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 22 & 23rd from 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Garden Café & Bar

The Garden Café & Bar offers a beverage and snack menu featuring alcoholic and non-alcoholic selections. The café will be open the same hours as the Gardens.

Click here to see the menu.

Holiday Movies Under the Stars

Join us in different locations throughout the Garden to take in Christmas classics under the stars! Each night we will play a new classic for our guests, please call the front desk or text IVY for more information once you’ve arrived! Please note movies will play weather permitting.

Only those guests booked on the Christmas Wonderland Package will receive reserved seating.

December 1 – 17

Friday & Saturday night only beginning at 5:00 p.m.

December 18 – January 2

Daily beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Access to the Garden

The Christmas Wonderland Garden is an exclusive venue for Vintage Hotels and Niagara’s Finest Hotels guests.  All December any guest of these properties are able to access the gardens, you just need to show your room key at the Main Gate for access.

This is our opportunity to host our Hotel guests in a safe and controlled environment, promoting physical distancing. The Gardens will not be available to day dining guests, day spa guests or our valued locals at this time. While the Christmas Wonderland Garden is exclusive to hotel guests, The Gardens will serve as an event and community space upon their official opening in Spring of 2021. A grand opening, as well as, public enjoyment dates for Niagara-on-the-Lake locals will be announced in 2021.  


Parking is available steps away from the Gardens at the Pillar and Post excess parking lot. This lot is located at the corner of John St. and Regent St. The entrance to the Gardens is located at the Main Gates of the Gardens found adjacent to the Pillar and Post main entrance.

Pet and Smoking Policy

Pets are not permitted inside the Christmas Wonderland Gardens for health and safety reasons. The Gardens are a smoke-free zone.

Thank you for being our guests this Holiday season! If you have not booked your Christmas getaway yet click here for our Holiday package offerings.

Christmas Stay Packages

Celebrate the magic of the season in Niagara-on-the-Lake this December

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