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This Village Near Montreal Is Turning Into A Christmas Wonderland With 25,000 Lights

Starting on December 4!
Contributing Writer

Good news, everyone! Le Village québécois d’antan is back this year to bring some holiday cheer with the annual Desjardins Village in Lights.

Of course, this year's festivities will look a little different to keep all visitors and staff safe.

This magical Christmas village will enforce social distancing and have required sanitary measures.

Here's a glimpse at the lit-up town in years past!

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"The visit will be centred around the exterior, which will allow our guests to be filled with wonder by an enchanting setting made up of over 25,000 sparkling lights!" according to the press release.

Village Québécois d’Antan | Facebook

You can warm up by outdoor firepits or head over to the donut shop or general store to buy some hot drinks.

Village Québécois d’Antan | Facebook

And to really get into the spirit and festivities, you can take a sleigh ride absolutely for free. 

Village Québécois d’Antan | Facebook

The village will be open on December 4, 5, 11, and 12 and from December 18 to January 2 (closed on December 25 and January 1) from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Village Québécois d’Antan | Facebook

Desjardins Village in Lights

Village Québécois d’Antan | Facebook

When: December 4, 5, 11, and 12 and from December 18 to January 2 (closed on December 25 and January 1) from 6-10 p.m.

Address: 1425, rue Montplaisir, Drummondville, QC

Why You Need To Go: To experience all of the holiday magic and some of Quebec's history.

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