• LIGHTS ON STRATFORD

    WINTER 2024/25
    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    COMING SOON!
  • Come see Stratford in a different light!

    Stratford, Ontario, Canada
  • #LightsOnStratford
  • #LoveStratford

Lights On Stratford

AND THAT’S A WRAP FOR THIS WINTER!
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PATRONS, STAFF, SPONSORS, PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS FOR A BRILLIANT 4TH ANNUAL LIGHTS ON STRATFORD! WE’RE SHINING CREATIVE LIGHT ON NEXT WINTER’S FESTIVAL AND LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN THE LIGHTS. 

Don’t forget to donate to Wellspring Cancer Support Centre!

ILLUMINATED 

Step into the enchanting world of Lights On Stratford 2023/24! “ILLUMINATED” unveils the magic behind this year’s Lights On Stratford Winter Festival of Lights, capturing the essence of community, creativity, and pure joy that illuminated Stratford. Join us on a journey behind the scenes, where collaboration and dedication brought this mesmerizing festival to life. Video: Little Big Creative

2023/24 FESTIVAL REPORT 

It takes a village to raise a lights festival. Learn more about this winter’s Lights On Stratford in our 2023/24 report which highlights attendance, marketing, budget and community feedback.

LOS 2023/24 Report

LIGHTS ON STRATFORD MANIFESTO 

  • We bring light and joy to Stratford’s public spaces.
  • We are free to the public and accessible for everyone to participate.
  • We are a cultural anchor tenant that enables additional events and experiences.
  • We celebrate and embrace winter.
  • We help grow a vibrant year-round visitor economy for the region.
  • We improve the quality of life within our community.

Stratford is home to some of the world’s best artists, lighting designers, props builders and creative minds. Lights On Stratford harnesses this precious resource of local talent, crafting a truly unique experience that can’t be found anywhere else.

Come see Stratford in a different light!

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Were you not able to attend the 2020, 2021, 2022 or 2023 winter festivals? Here are some highlight videos:

SPONSORS & VOLUNTEERS

This festival is not possible without Stratford’s amazing community support. THANK YOU! Interested in sponsorship opportunities for the 2024/25 5th annual festival? Visit the Become A Sponsor page for more details.

FOUNDING PARTNERS

Destination Stratford
City of Stratford
investStratford
Downtown Stratford BIA

2023/24 IN-KIND SUPPORTERS

Stratford Festival
The Rutherford Group
Stratford Crane Rental Ltd
Bespoke Audio Visual

2023/24 GOLD SPONSORS

co-operators

LIGHTWALL

Downtown Stratford BIA

MARKET SQUARE

Orr Insurance

TOM PATTERSON ISLAND
YEAR-ROUND LIGHTING

Perth County

PERTH COUNTY COURTHOUSE TOWER OF LIGHT

Queen's inn

HOP-ON-HOP-OFF SHUTTLE BUSES

GA Equipment Rentals Inc.

2023/24 SILVER SPONSORS

The Arden Park Hotel
Rheo Thompson Candies
Cafe Bouffon
Neumeister Motors
Stratford Orthodontics
Festival Hydro
Pazzo Pizzeria

2023/24 BRONZE SPONSORS

Uniac Insurance
CLEANFIX
A.J. Braun
Mornington Communications
Magest
Stratford Motor Products
Little Big Creative

2023/24 COMMUNITY SPONSORS

Arden Park Dental
White Balmer Shoes
Wightman
Stratford KIA
Home & Company
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada
Famme & Co.
MacLeods Scottish Shop
Excalibur Insurance
Core Fuels
jiffylube
Georgian Bay Fire & Safety
Mosaic Outfitters
Akins Brewer
Nix Snow
Stratford Home Hardware Building Centre
EASYWAY
Battlefield
Century Design Build LTD.
The Image Factory
revel
Black Angus Bakery & Catering
ED'S CONCRETE

GOVERNMENT SUPPORT

OCAF
This event has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation

CONTACT

Festival Director

Zac Gribble

Email Zac for media enquiries, tourism and festival-related questions.

General Manager

Kaileigh Krysztofiak

Email Kaileigh for operational questions.

Sponsorship Manager

Lindsey Martchenko

Email Lindsey for corporate sponsor opportunities.