For the week of November 25 – December 1, 2019
Join the Christmas festivities across Muskoka to get you in the holiday spirit! Head to the holiday train, tree lighting celebrations, Christmas parades, and holiday markets to get ready for the most wonderful time of the year (and it’s only a month away!).
Read on to learn a little more about each event.
CP Holiday Train Mactier
Choo-choo! The CP Holiday Train will be stopping in Mactier at the Old CP Rail Station to show off its festive lights and decorations. While enjoying the beauty of the Christmas decorations you can treat your ears to the wonderful performances by Scott Helman and Madeline Merlo. The CP Holiday Train starts in Montreal, Quebec and ends in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia.
Deerhurst Beer Bus Weekend
Wet your whistle with delicious brews at Muskoka’s favourite breweries right in our own backyard: Muskoka Brewery, Sawdust City Brewery, Lake of Bays Brewery and Canvas – Huntsville’s new brewery. The weekend package includes two night’s shared accommodation, bus trip to local breweries with tours, a three-course dinner featuring dishes created with beers from each Muskoka craft brewery, and much more.
Tree Lighting Celebrations
Gather your friends and family, and join the community with tree lighting celebrations across Muskoka to build the holiday spirit.
- November 29: Santa’s Festival of Lights & Shopping Party, Bracebridge
- November 29: Bala Tree Lighting & Carol Singing
- November 29: Gravenhurst’s Annual Tree Lighting
- November 29: Huntsville’s Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Claus Parade
- November 30: Light Up Dwight Night
Santa Claus Parades
Muskoka is known far and wide as Santa’s summer home, as tens of thousands flock every year to Bracebridge and the 45th parallel to visit Santa’s Village Family Amusement Park. During November and December, Santa comes back to Muskoka for one last visit before he heads back to the North Pole to prepare for Christmas night. Head out to your local parade, check out these exciting Christmas themed events AND get in the holiday spirit!
This weekend Santa is at the:
Find that perfect gift for that perfect someone at the holiday markets across Muskoka, featuring local artisan vendors, one-of-a-kind gifts, handmade creations and more.
- November 30: Sawdust City Holiday Market, Gravenhurst
- November 30: Muskoka Truly Local Christmas Market, Gravenhurst
Stay and Play