Merry & Bright

Presenting Sponsor: IG Wealth Management

We are looking forward to welcoming you once again to our annual fundraiser for the Garden, our Merry & Bright Holiday Light Festival. This year the festival will run November 29 - December 22. Ticket sales will be online only, beginning November 8, 10:00am.

Tickets will be offered in three time blocks: 5:00-6:00, 5:30-6:30, 6:00-7:00, 6:30-7:30, 7:00-8:00pm.
All ticket prices are +HST:
$17.00 - Adult (19-59)
$12.00 - Senior (60+)
$9.00 - Youth - Ages 12-18
$5.00 - Child - Ages 3-11
Children 2 and under are free (no ticket required)

Purchase Tickets



We are happy to be able to offer a group discount to youth and non-profit community groups to assist them in bringing their members to enjoy the Festival. Please contact Deborah at for more information.


Once again this year our friends at the Postmaster's Garden Cafe will be on hand with their delicious hot chocolate and cookies! You can purchase on site at the event, or pre-purchase online at


We are delighted to welcome community choirs to fill the festival with their beautiful music. Have a choir interested in performing? Please drop us a line at

Choir Schedule


As parking at the Garden is limited, patrons are asked to park at the Marine Institute and take advantage of the free shuttle service provided. The shuttles will run continuously, on a load and go basis during the event. There will be limited blue zone parking available at the Garden in our main lot, and additional limited parking available at 297 Mount Scio Rd.

Campus Food Bank

This year we are delighted to support Memorial's Campus Food Bank by accepting donations of non-perishable food items on their behalf. Guests visiting Merry & Bright are encouraged to bring along a donation to drop off, as they are able. Please note that we are unable to accept monetary donations for the Campus Food Bank. You can visit their website to find out more information, including the most needed items and other ways to give. Thank you for your support!