canada’s wonderland


Since I was a child, the highlight of every summer was making a trip (or several) to Canada’s Wonderland. As a teenager, my friends and I would be dropped off in the morning, and be picked up at the park’s closing.

Now that I have kids of my own, the tradition continues! This year, my son is old enough to be dropped off to spend the day with his friends at Canada’s Wonderland!

Yukon Striker

This year, Canada’s Wonderland has an exciting new ride that will make you scream. Either you’ll love it or fear it – the Yukon Striker. It’s the longest, tallest and fastest dive roller coaster in the world! The ride features a 90-degree drop into an underwater tunnel, and a 360-degree loop, the first ever for a dive coaster.

Canada's Wonderland Has an Exciting New Ride That Will Make You Scream

Canada's Wonderland Has an Exciting New Ride That Will Make You Scream - Yukon Striker

Season Passes

Season passes are a must for us as we will spontaneously decide to hop in the car head over to Canada’s Wonderland for a few hours in the morning until lunchtime, or after dinner, until the park closes.

If you want to get the full benefits of a You’ll enjoy an amazing lineup of events all season, including Celebration Canada, KidZfest, Ultimate Thrills Circus, fireworks every long weekend and the park’s annual Taste Festivals.

The New GOLD Passes

Also new this year are the which gives you all the benefits of the regular season pass, plus unlimited visits to Halloween Haunt and WinterFest. Halloween Haunt will be open late September to Halloween at night and Camp Spooky for the littles will be open during the day. WinterFest is the park’s new immersive holiday event and will be open late November through Christmas!

A season pass gets you great perks like discounts on food and merchandise, access to VIP events, early ride times, bring-a-friend discounts and more.

Canada's Wonderland WinterFest

Windseeker at Canada's Wonderland

Splash Works

– the 20-acre water park – opens May 25.


Also returning July 22 to August 5 is KidZfest, a special celebration just for kids with live entertainment, foam pits, dance parties and appearances by your favourite TV characters, including MARVEL Superheroes! It’s included with admission (or your season pass), just like all our other events

Canada's Wonderland Splash Works


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Disclosure: I am part of Canada’s Wonderland Wonder Crew! As such, I receive special perks such as passes and access to special events Canada’s Wonderland.

Celebrate Canada Day all month at Canada’s Wonderland! Canada’s Wonderland is hosting a month-long birthday celebration (June 30 – July 31) featuring a spectacular fireworks display on July 1, West Coast Lumberjacks, Cirque Canadien, the Craz-E-Crew Stunt Team, live music, authentic Canadian food, street performers and more!

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The West Coast Lumberjacks

Internationally recognized for their daredevil skills, the West Coast Lumberjacks will entertain guests of all ages while competing in Log Rolling, Tree Climbing, Axe Throwing and more.

The West Coast Lumberjacks at Canada's Wonderland

Cirque Canadien

Prepare to be mesmerized by a magical display of acrobatics, mystique and athleticism as the performers of Cirque Canadien bring you on a journey through the seasons of Canada.

Due to the popularity of this show, it’s best to arrive 15-30 minutes early as seating is limited, and available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Cool off inside Wonderland Theatre as it’s indoors and air conditioned.

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The Flying Frontenacs

Don’t miss the Flying Frontenacs as they stunt dive off a 70ft (21m) platform and showcase their athleticism on trampolines with incredible flips, turns, and dives.

Craz-E-Crew Stunt Crew

Don’t miss the spectacular air-time stunts as these high flying Canadian athletes perform extreme half-pipe tricks overlooking Arthur’s Baye. Performances begin July 16 through the 31st.

Celebration Plaza

A Canadian celebration isn’t complete without indulging in some of Canada’s best fare!

Enjoy Shrimp Mac n’ Cheese, Ontario BBQ chicken, Great Canadian Pizza, Maple Sugar and Butter Corn on the Cob, Peameal Bacon sliders, and of course, Poutine! But you must try the dessert of all Canadian desserts – a Deep Fried Blueberry Butter Tart topped with Bacon Ice Cream! Food tents are open from 1:00p.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily!

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Of course, you’ll enjoy Canada Wonderland’s fireworks at 10:00 p.m. on Canada Day!

Celebration Canada is included with Park Admission.  Find out more here.


On stage Cirque Canadien Canada's Wonderland

Disclosure: I am a brand partner with Canada’s Wonderland. As always, the opinions expressed herein are my own!


Every summer, a trip to Canada’s Wonderland is a must. It’s tradition, no question. But since having kids, we’ve opted for seasons passes – it just makes more sense for us. It’s fun to be spontaneous and hop in the car and head over to the park for a few hours after dinner, or when the park opens until about lunch time.

Now that my kids are older, they can ride some of the larger roller coasters – The Bat, Flight Deck and Vortex. But we still love some of the oldies-but-goodies like Dragon Fire, Minebuster and Wild Beast.

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I love how Canada’s Wonderland introduces a new ride so often! Behemoth and Leviathan were introduced in recent years. Now, the park has introduced yet another new ride – Wonder Mountain’s Guardian.

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This innovative ride is set to thrill riders with exciting roller coaster elements, and stunning interactive 3D animation. The journey begins with a perilous climb up the side of the park’s iconic Wonder Mountain. From there, riders will plummet into the core of the mountain and travel on 1,000 feet (305M) of coaster track through five different layers of a 3-Dimensional world, battling mythical creatures while in search of a king’s lost treasure. The quest will culminate as riders enter the dragon’s lair for the ultimate battle with a heart stopping finale that will shock thrill seekers of all ages.

Wonder Mountain’s Guardian

Construction on the new ride began in August 2013, with over 150 crew members working throughout the off-season to get the ride ready for May 2014. Montreal based Triotech designed and manufactured the interactive multi-media entertainment platform that includes the ride’s incredible 3D animation, as well as the projection, sound, and special effects. The ride features the Longest Interactive Screen in the world, measuring 500 feet long (152M), and 13 feet high (4M)!

Wonder Mountain’s Guardian is the park’s 17th rollercoaster, adding another unique thrill to the already diverse collection of coasters that Canada’s Wonderland is known for.


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