Christmas – Things to Do

A Country Christmas

Daytime Christmas Farm


Enjoy some much needed quality time outdoors with your loved ones exploring our snow-covered Mazes, bundling up for a Hayride, and enjoying the Christmas displays set up throughout our Farm.


  • Mazes – Mile Maze, Spiral Maze, Musical Maze & Cedar Maze 
  • Maze Observation Tower
  • Play Structures 
  • Wagon Ride  (physical distancing rules apply. Masks mandatory.)
  • Pre-Cut Christmas Trees, fresh wreaths and boughs
  • Visit Santa in his sleigh- (Covid-safe physical distancing in place)
  • Farm Shop Market with Saunders Farm unique gifts and souvenirs
  • CHRISTMAS ARTISAN MARKET with incredible local makers stocked with holiday gifts
  • Patio – seasonal foods, mulled wine, Craft beers, hot drinks.
  • Beavertails!
  • We are also accepting donations for local food banks, so please bring a non-perishable food item if you can.


  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Admission to be determined

The Saunders Farm Shop, Town Square and Christmas tree lot

Our Farm Shop is open during both our daytime hours (weekends from 10am – 4pm) and each night during the Light & Sound Drive-Through Show. Christmas trees, homemade wreaths and decor, Beavertails as well as seasonal snacks and treats are available for purchase.

Guests do not require admission to visit the Saunders Farm Shop, Town Square and Christmas Tree lot which is located at the front of the Farm, adjacent to our parking area, and accessible to guests without entering the site.

Lots of great gift and decorating ideas in our Farm Shop

Guests may purchase items online from and pick up them up on-site without admission to the Farm.

Christmas Artisan Market

Our Christmas Artisan Market, which features a variety of local vendors, is open from 10am – 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays during our daytime Country Christmas festivities. The purchase of admission is required to visit the Christmas Artisan Market.

Artisans featured in 2020:

  • Bowlicious
  • Kanata Soup Co
  • Indy Pendants and Resin Design
  • Creations Ghislaine Descotes
  • My General Store Market
  • Modish Mats
  • Birch Moon Wellness
  • Sab Painting
  • Epicure
  • His & Her Home Co
  • Lapis Dragon Arts
  • Wired Up
  • Painted Daisy
  • Natural Turnings
  • Lotus and Owl
  • Witches Cauldron
  • Kavy Kaps
  • Everything Emilie
  • Scented Home
  • The Mad Hatter
  • J&A Wood Burning
  • Lake Sewing Co
  • Cindy Beauchamp
  • Morgans Creations
  • Macramanda

Drive-Through Light Show & Christmas Town Square

With more than 30 years designing some of Ottawa’s most amazing experiences, our team spent this past summer producing a brand new attraction, the Holiday Light & Sound Drive-Through Show! 

Load up your family and take a whimsical drive through our beautiful, 180-year-old family Farm and forest. Join Mazey, our young sapling, along the route as she explores the Farm in search of her own Christmas star. 

After the Drive-Through Light Show, we invite you to visit our beautiful Christmas Town Square with Bonfires, our Christmas Tree lot, Farm Shop gift shop, Mulled wine, Craft beers, hot drinks, seasonal treats and Beavertails for purchase by a bonfires.

To purchase tickets for our nightly Drive-Through Light Show, please click here.
We are also accepting donations for local food banks, so please bring a non-perishable food item if you can.

Booking Details

Book your tickets

2021 hours to be determined.  In 2020 we opened for two-hour visits from 10:00am-4:00pm. Limited capacity per session. 

Timed-Ticketed Sessions:

  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • 2:00pm-4:00pm

TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.  We are open snow, rain or shine. Tickets will not be cancelled, transferred, or refunded due to weather. In the event of severe weather, guests will be contacted with further instructions.
In the event of further COVID restrictions or shut downs, tickets will not be refunded but will be transferred to 2021 events.