Ontario- Christmas Season in St Jacobs and Niagara

November 24-27, 2022

Join Travac as we embark on an unforgettable adventure to southern Ontario to celebrate the holiday season. Begin with Niagara Falls where you will experience the magic of Niagara’s winter while taking a coach tour through the Festival of Lights at night. Enjoy a free afternoon in Niagara-on-the-lake to explore and shop on your own OR purchase (at additional cost) theatre tickets for selected productions at the Shaw Festival. Then travel to St. Jacobs to experience its renowned Christmas market “St Jacobs Sparkles”, you will be immersed in a village enveloped in holiday spirit. Shop into the night amidst thousands of twinkling lights, indulge in delicious cuisine, stop by a local craft brewery, and enjoy the old-fashioned charm of St Jacobs and all that Sparkles has to offer.

This fabulous holiday includes round trip transportation by deluxe chartered coach, 2 nights accommodation at the Hampton Inn and Suites Waterloo St Jacobs and 1 night at the Hilton Niagara Falls, 3 full breakfasts, all admission fees, and the services of a Travac Tours director.


Tour Itinerary

Day 1

This morning you will depart Westgate Shopping Centre on your journey to Niagara Falls. A lunch stop and restroom stops will be made along the way. Expect to arrive in the late afternoon. You will have free time to shop, have dinner, and relax before reboarding the motor coach to enjoy the Festival of Lights which features light displays around Niagara Falls.

Overnight: Hilton Fallsview Casino and Hotel

Day 2

Enjoy your included breakfast at the hotel before checking out mid-morning. We will depart Niagara Falls and we will stop in the beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake for lunch and shopping ** ($) Optional theatre tickets are also available for selected matinee productions at the Shaw Festival, subject to availability. Matinee production of A Christmas Carol or White Christmas at 1:00pm. ** (Those who do not attend a play will be at their leisure in Niagara on the Lake for Approximately 2 hours.) Late afternoon, reboard the motor coach as we depart for St. Jacobs. After checking into your hotel, the evening is at your leisure. Enjoy St. Jacob’s holiday event “Sparkles” in the village of St. Jacobs.

Overnight: Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton

Day 3

This morning enjoy your included breakfast at the hotel. Take some time to check out the local farmers market across the street from the hotel (Only open today 7am-3:30pm). Today will be at leisure to enjoy all St. Jacobs has to offer and the additional Sparkles holiday activities. We will have shuttles to St Jacobs village in the afternoon and evening.

Overnight: Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton

Day 4

This morning you will make your way back to Ottawa. Expect to arrive mid-afternoon.

Itinerary subject to change.

Optional Theater Performances:

A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens:

Ebenezer Scrooge is back! Nestled in the heart of the ultimate Christmas village, the charming holiday favourite A Christmas Carol returns to the Shaw Festival’s Royal George Theatre. It’s the perfect annual reminder of what Christmas is all about. Arrive feeling “Bah, humbug!” and leave full of warm, fuzzy Christmas spirit.

Dates: November 18 or November 25 (day 2 of trip)

Price: $107.00 per ticket ($86.00 per ticket for +65 years)

A White Christmas, an adapted movie:

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, you won’t want to miss this classic holiday favourite. Two soldiers, returning home from a USO song-and-dance team fall for two sisters in another act. Together, they put on a show to save a Vermont inn. This musical never fails to please: you can’t help falling in love with the characters, the dancing and, of course, the singing, especially since the title song is Berlin’s most famous and most beloved.

Dates: November 18 or November 25  (day 2 of trip)

Price: $117.00 per ticket ($88.00 per ticket for +65 years)

Theater options include transportation to and from theater as well as a $10 discount on ticket price.


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Hotel Information

Hampton Inn and Suites St Jacobs

Hotel website

Hotel Address
55 Benjamin Rd
Waterloo, ON
N2V 0C6
(519) 514-0090

Hilton Niagara Falls

Hotel website

Hotel Address
6361 Fallsview Blvd
Niagara Falls, ON
L2G 3V9
(905) 354-7887

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