THANK YOU!

Thank you for joining us for the WONDER: Canton Light Festival in 2022. The event is now closed.

STAY TUNED LATER THIS YEAR FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2023 FESTIVAL!

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PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

Congratulations to the WONDER: Canton Light Festival Photo Contest winners!
Each winner will be awarded with a prize featuring gift certificates to downtown Canton businesses!

1st Place

Multicolor Magic

Jake Muller
Canton, Ohio

Winner of $250 Downtown Dining Package

2nd Place

The Colorful Deck

Bill Fallon
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Winner of $125 Downtown Shopping Package

3rd Place

A Walk With Inspiration

Rikki Ross
Akron, Ohio

Winner of $75 Downtown Nightlife Package

Random Drawing

Liquid Brick

Maneezheh Bubanic
North Canton, Ohio

Winner of $50 Downtown Gift Card

SEVEN UNIQUE LIGHT INSTALLATIONS

Projection Mapped Sculptural Installation

Projection Mapped Sculptural Installation

Walk past it and the sculpture will change dramatically depending on your perspective. You can also get up close and become immersed in between the fins.

LOCATION: COURT AVENUE BETWEEN 2ND & 3RD STREETS NW

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Interactive Street Lamps

Interactive Street Lamps

The street lamps that line Court Ave. come to life with light! Check out this unexpected and playful experience for visitors of all ages.

LOCATION: COURT AVENUE BETWEEN 2ND & 3RD STREETS NW

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GOBO Projection on Bliss Tower

GOBO Projection on Bliss Tower

Welcoming guests to WONDER, this large projection will light up the night!

LOCATION: ON BLISS TOWER, CORNER OF COURT AVE. & 2ND STREET

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Parking Garage Aglow

Parking Garage Aglow

A monumental rainbow of light will transform the parking deck!

LOCATION: CORNER OF COURT AVE. & 3RD STREET NW

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Mural Mapping

Mural Mapping

Artist Tommy Morgan’s mural, “Mother of Invention” comes alive through projection mapping.

LOCATION: COURT AVENUE AND 4TH STREET NW

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Window Mapping

Window Mapping

Creative storytelling and visual illusion abound inside the windows carved into the stone walls of Bliss Tower.

LOCATION: ON BLISS TOWER, CORNER OF COURT AVE. & 2ND STREET

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Sparkle Park

Sparkle Park

Have you ever heard of a Pop Up Park? How about a Light Up Park? Our new Sparkle Park is BOTH! DJ Wanderer will be spinning the hits old and new under the Lights and Disco Balls from 8-10 pm every night of Wonder! Chickity chickity check it out!

LOCATION: COURT AVENUE & 2nd STREET NW (Ice Rink)

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PLAN YOUR TRIP

Following the successful inaugural “ILLUMINATION” event in 2021, WONDER: Canton Light Festival, an imaginative and brilliant festival of light, will be held along Court Ave NW between 2nd and 4th Streets NW in downtown Canton.

The family-friendly outdoor event is free and open to the public and will feature immersive and interactive light displays that will brighten the sky and amaze visitors

Creative installations large and small will pepper the urban landscape, providing a dramatic and breathtaking display of light projections, interactive displays, and mural mapping.

The premier showing will occur during the April 1 First Friday festivities. 

Wonder: Canton Light Festival can be enjoyed on Fridays and Saturdays in April 2022. Lights will come on Fridays and Saturdays in April at approximately 8 p.m. and each installation will run continuously until 10 p.m.

There are six (6) total Wonder: Canton Light Festival installations outlined above and they are all experienced along Court Avenue between 5th Street NW and 2nd Street NW. But the fun doesn’t stop there–check out the Mobile Savings Pass for details on downtown businesses who are offering special deals on dining, shopping and more!

Street parking is FREE in downtown Canton after 4 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday.  Parking is also available in public lots and decks, including the Onesto Parking Deck at 300 Cleveland Ave. NW.

Wonder: Canton Light Festival is FREE and open to the public. 

The Wonder Pass is a mobile savings passport for your smartphone that lists and maps nearby businesses, including restaurants, shops, and attractions, that have extended special deals and discounts during the April 2022 promotional period.

Click here to sign up for your FREE Wonder Mobile Pass. The pass is delivered via a link in text and email. Click on the link to open the pass on your smartphone.  

When you visit participating nearby businesses to redeem the discount or special offer, present the pass at checkout and click on “Redeem.” 

The six official Wonder locations are accessible to view from public spaces outside. Social distancing is strongly encouraged. All participating Wonder Pass businesses are individually responsible for following state and local operating requirements or setting their own policies.

What is Wonder?

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THE CREATIVES BEHIIND WONDER

A team of artists, inventors, and designers who come together to create engaging interactive installations, finely crafted imagery, and powerful multi-sensory experiences.

Creatives who craft immersive environments for galleries, stages, and events using light and projection mapping to transform spaces before your eyes.

WONDER PASS

Get Your Wonder Mobile Savings Pass for special offers from nearby restaurants, shops and more.
FREE PASS

PHOTO CONTEST

Enter photos taken at WONDER for a chance to win!
Read contest rules and submission guidelines today!
SNAP AWAY

Check out the
2021 ILLUMINATION
Canton Light Festival event!

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