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Due to Covid-19 Physical distancing Prevention Practices, Horsepower Hayrides are suspended until further notice. We welcome all Guests to enjoy the Magic of Lights from the comfort of your own vehicle safely with your family and cohort friends.


Experience the Magic of Lights Horse Power Hayride

Experience the MAGIC OF LIGHTS under the evening sky in a Horse Power Hayride! (there are no ‘real’ horses…..this is ‘horsepower’; open-air Flaman Trailtech trailers are pulled by ¾ ton Driving Force pick-up trucks) Snuggle under a blanket, listening to all of your favourite Holiday Harmonies provided by 96.3 The Breeze.

Dress Warm: we do have blankets on the Hayride, however, it’s always best to dress appropriately for a 30+ min outdoor experience. The Horse Power Hayride experience is approximately 22-25 minutes long and is available on selected dates (Friday thru Sunday**) at scheduled times.

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All Ages**

Total 14 seats per hayride trailer available for each time slot. 3 trailers run consecutively at each allocated time (total of 42 guests per time slot). PLEASE NOTE: Must be purchased in advance; no walk-up availability; Horsepower Hayride sales close each day at 2 PM.

**Child Guests: The Canadian Tire Magic of Lights welcomes children 2 and under to sit on a parent or guardians lap throughout the Horse Power Hayride; Lap children can only be held by passengers who are at least 16 years of age. Only one lap child is allowed per adult. Children 2 and under do not require a paid pass. For safety purposes, a child of age 3+ years are required to have their own seat. The maximum occupancy per Hayride is 14 persons (excluding age 2 & under).

Enhance the Romance

Includes a bottle of Bright Sparkling Wine, 2 quality disposable champagne flutes, an assortment of dried fruits and premium chocolates, along with a Canadian Tire Magic of Lights keepsake. All persons must be 18 years of age. To reserve your Romance Package, please first register and pay for your Horsepower Hayride date and time; following booking please contact a minimum of 72 hours prior to Hayride departure time (Sorry, we cannot accommodate short term requests).

Roast a Marshmallow & Party S’More!

Enhance your visit to Magic of Lights! In addition to the Canadian Tire Magic of Lights treat yourself and your Guests to Smore’s & More; an exquisite Smore Fireside buffet served with Hot Chocolate, Coffee, and a splash of “Santa’s Little Helper” (Egg Nog , Irish Cream, and sparkling wine) in our Holiday Pavilion.

Buy Out Procedure

To reserve a full Hayride for private purposes, please contact; choose your preferred date and time, IMPORTANT: Regardless of quantity of persons attending (i.e. 2 Person Romance Package or full 14 person private experience), please Select a Quantity of 14 persons for Hayride (If the full 14 persons are unavailable- this means other Guests have previously reserved seats, please select an alternate time or date) Private Hayrides may be accommodated for up to a Maximum 14 people. 3 Horse Power Hayrides run consecutively; up to 42 Guests may be accommodated for one time slot.

Please Note: Only Hayrides of the same date and time, with the full quantity of 14 persons selected will be considered as a ‘private’ ride. Upon selection, please continue to the payment page.

Weather Cancellation Policy

There is no ‘cash’ refund- in the event of extreme temperatures (see the CTMOL Weather Policy). We will monitor daily weather conditions, Horse Power Hayrides will be cancelled in the event wind & temp conditions reach into the ‘Frostbite’ zone, your Hayride will be rescheduled for the next available date. In the event a date cannot be accommodated (i.e. all future dates and times sold out), Castrol Cash/Credit will be issued for use towards any event held at Castrol Raceway throughout the 2019 season.

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Important Information

Please arrive 15 prior to schedule departure time

Horse Power Hayrides are date & time specific
(**Alternate dates available only (Mon-Thursday) when full Trailer (14 Guests or full trailer Buy out purchase in effect) All Horse Power Hayride Guests will be required to sign a Waiver of Liability; Parents/Guardians will be required to sign a Minor participant Waiver of Liability.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure time
You will be greeted by our festive Staff at the Bonfire Welcome area and offered Hot Chocolate.

All Guests will be required to sign a Waiver of Liability prior to Hayride
Parents/Guardians will be required to sign a Waiver of Liability for all Minors under the age of 18 years. Let the Canadian Tire Magic of Lights Entry Staff know you are there for the Hayride (Please have a copy of your e-ticket available for entry); Guests will be directed to the appropriate parking area followed by a short festive walk to our Bonfire Village Pavilion located adjacent to the Drag Tower.

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