Holiday Markets & Events that Yule Love
Christmas markets have a long history dating back to the middle ages in Germany. They are a fabulous way to check off those on your holiday shopping list, enjoy a festive outing with friends or family, and celebrate the holiday season.
Christmas in the Village / Parade
Santa Claus Parade starts at 11am, meet Santa after the parade at the Cultural Centre where there will also be an artisans market, baked goods, candy shop…
Village of Minden, Sat, Nov 18
Storybook Christmas / Parade
Bands, Horses, Marchers, Bright Lights… Carolling in town and tree lighting…
Village of Haliburton, Fri, Nov 24
Craft Sales for your gift giving
With their twinkling lights and vendors selling extraordinary gifts and one-of-a-kind finds, these markets will have your heart growing two sizes.
Events to get you in the Spirit
Holiday Night Market
Come enjoy an evening under the lights as you browse local artisans, grab a delicious snack at the Garden Café, sample a festive cocktail from the Holiday Spirits bar, get into the spirit with Christmas carolers… and more.
Abbey Gardens, Sat, Dec 2
Annual Christmas tradition produced by our local Heritage Ballet, 3 showtimes..
Northern Lights Arts Pavilion, Dec 9 at 2 & 7:30 pm & Dec 10 at 2 pm
Christmas Skating Party
Bring the whole family for and evening of festive fun!..
A.J. LaRue, Dec 8 at 5-8 pm
Children’s Christmas Party
Fun for the young one!..
Stanhope Community Hall, Dec 16 at 12:30 pm
Join the Highlands Wind Symphony & the Highlands Swing Band with vocalist Jerelyn Craden…
Northern Lights Pavilion, Sat Dec 2
Comedy & Carols for all ages
Get ready for an uproarious evening of side-splitting comedy and joyful carols that will have young and old, laughing their hearts out…
My Lighthouse Church, Tues Dec 12
Stanhope Tree Lighting & Party
Cookies and ornament making, as well as Santa and more…
Stanhope Community Centre, Sat Dec 2
Breakfast with Santa
Join us for breakfast, game, hot chocolate, crafts, Zoo to You, and to get your photo taken with Santa! ….
Camp Wanakita, Dec 2
A Winter Wonderland of Song
The Highlands Festival Singers welcome you to their joyful, seasonal presentation of Christmas music, old and new, featuring the Highlands Youth Ensemble…
Haliburton United Church, Dec 3 & 5
Sir Sam’s Tree Lighting
Live Entertainment from The Primates, Visit with Santa, Support The Heat Bank, Tree Lighting…
Sir Sam’s Ski & Ride, Dec 16
Dorset Christmas Tree Lighting
bonfire, Christmas carols, refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus…
Dorset Lions Centennial Park, Sat Dec 8