See Santa on November 27 with Santa’s Drive-Thru Spectacle of Lights!

Ajax Council invites residents, businesses and community groups to once again participate in TOA Merry & Bright from November 15 – December 24. Even better than last year, the expanded 2021 program will help make this year’s holiday season even more memorable.

Featuring four ways to participate: Celebrate, Connect, Illuminate and Support:

  • Celebrate – Celebrate the season with Santa’s Drive-Thru Spectacle of Lights on November 27 starting at 6 p.m. taking place at the Ajax Downs Racetrack. Enjoy music, festive floats and Santa’s annual visit, all from the comfort and warmth of your vehicle. Perfect for all ages! Registration opens November 16 at 2 p.m. on ajax.ca/TownEvents (required)!
  • Connect - Live theatre is back! Connect with the community on December 4 at the St. Francis Centre. Laugh out loud at DuffleBag Theatre's version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas – a timeless and interactive holiday story providing family fun for all ages! Show times are 1 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. and tickets are only $20 each (HST included), available at ajax.ca/TownEvents starting November 15.
  • Illuminate - Light up the Town: Holiday Light Tour offers an opportunity to experience a self-guided Holiday light “twinkle tour” throughout TOA, running from November 22 – December 24. Add your home to our interactive map at ajax.ca/TownEvents.
  • Support –The annual Mayor and Council Toy & Food Drive is accepting donations from November 22 – December 10 and is an opportunity for residents, businesses and community groups to give back. All donations will support local Ajax charities and families in need.

Kick-start the holiday season with the Town of Ajax!

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“No matter what your faith or traditions, Ajax is proud to present this year’s expanded Merry and Bright programming which offers opportunities to celebrate safely. There is something for the entire family to enjoy, and I am excited to welcome you back to an annual favourite – in a Covid-friendly style – Santa’s Drive-Thru Spectacle of Lights! Thank you to TOA staff for your hard work to continuously adapt and pivot to be able to offer this special expanded programming. On behalf of Ajax Council I wish you a safe and happy Holiday Season and all the best for 2022.” - Mayor Shaun Collier

Quick Facts

  • Participate in Santa’s Drive-Thru Spectacle of Lights on November 27 starting at 6 p.m. Registration is required and opens November 16 at 2 p.m. on ajax.ca/TownEvents. Limited spots available.
  • Tickets for the December 4 show with DuffleBag Theatre's version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas can be purchased at ajax.ca/TownEvents beginning November 15 for only $20.00 (HST included). Show times are 1 p.m. or 3:30 p.m.
  • Light up the Town: Holiday Light Tour runs from November 22 – December 10. An online interactive holiday lights map will allow residents and businesses to add their festively decorated locations. The regularly updated map will offer the Ajax community a chance to enjoy a self-guided tour from the comfort and warmth of their vehicles over the holidays. To get involved, visit ajax.ca/TownEvents.
  • The annual Mayor and Council Holiday Food & Toy Drive runs from November 22 – December 10. For drop-off locations, items most in need and the benefitting charities, visit ajax.ca/TownEvents.
  • If you are a local business, sports team or community group and want to take part as a float in this year’s Parade, apply today by filling out the Santa’s Drive-Thru Spectacle of Lights Float Application.

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