Win an epic $1000 staycation from Hotel X and Aurora Winter Festival (CONTEST)

Nov 27 2018, 9:24 pm

It’s time to get into the festive spirit, Toronto – because the ultimate Christmas event is arriving this week.

The Aurora Winter Festival is almost here! The five-week holiday extravaganza is coming to Toronto this Thursday, November 29.

For the first time ever, Aurora Winter Festival will transform Toronto’s Ontario Place for more than a month – from November 29 to December 30 – into a hidden village with enchanting elements inspired by the North Pole including magical characters, captivating light displays, endless fun, games and activities.

Aurora Winter Festival Toronto

Jonathan Evans Aurora Winter Festival Toronto

Other attractions include a tubing park with 180-foot slideopen-air ice skating rink and giant Ferris wheel.

And this year, Daily Hive wants to make your holiday season extra merry and bright.

So we’ve teamed up with the Aurora Winter Festival and Hotel X to give one lucky reader the ultimate winter staycation prize package to kick off the holidays in style.

The luxurious prize pack includes a one-night stay stay at Hotel X in a beautiful 1-bedroom suite (plus parking for one vehicle):

Aurora Winter Festival

Hotel X Toronto

The winners will be treated to a magical evening at the Aurora Winter Festival. You’ll get two general admission tickets, plus two Aurora Light cups and two drink vouchers.

Your evening of merriment will continue with two passes to ride the ferris wheel, two skate rentals and two tube rides.


  • One night stay at Hotel X Toronto in beautiful 1-bedroom suite
  • Free overnight self-parking
  • A $50 breakfast credit at Maxx’s Kitchen
  • Complimentary drop off and pickup from the Aurora Winter Festival
  • 2 general admission tickets to Aurora Winter Festival
  • 2 Aurora Light cups with 2 drink vouchers
  • 2 Aurora dinner vouchers
  • 2 Ferris Wheel ride passes
  • 2 skate rentals
  • 2 tube rides


To enter to win this prize pack valued at $1,000, do at least one of the following:

1. Follow @AuroraFestTO on Instagram. Leave a comment below telling us once you have with your handle. (1 entry)

2. Like Aurora Festival Toronto on Facebook. Leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)

Contest entries will be accepted from the time and date of publishing until 11:59 pm on November 30, 2018. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they used to enter.

Contest Guidelines

Aurora Winter Festival

When: November 29 to December 30

Where: Ontario Place, East Island

Tickets: Start at $14.99 for children (4 to 12)  and seniors (64+) and are $19.99 for general admission (13 to 64). Children from ages one to three can attend for free.

Outside of the free nights, tube park rides will cost extra and tickets will be available on site.

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Daily Hive is a proud media sponsor of the Aurora Winter Festival

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