Santa Claus Parades in Muskoka

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2019 Santa Claus Parades in Muskoka

PLUS more Christmas themed events and fun!

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!



Saturday, November 16, 2019; 1pm
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Port Carling

Saturday, November 16, 2019; 6:30pm
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Saturday November 23, 2019; 11am
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Friday, November 29, 2019; 7pm
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Sunday, December 1, 2019; 1pm
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Honey Harbour

Sunday, December 1, 2019; 1pm



Saturday, December 7, 2019; 1pm



Sunday, December 8, 2019; 1pm
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Santa Claus is coming to town

Aside from the fun and excitement of his parades, Santa visits Muskoka a few other times throughout the holiday season to create more family memories. Be sure to check him out with the kids whenever he stops by your town!

Santa’s Moonlight Shopping Party featuring the Festival of the Lights
Downtown Bracebridge
Friday, November 29, 2019; 6pm

A Portage Flyer Christmas – Evening Train Ride to Santa
Muskoka Heritage Place, Huntsville
Saturday, December 21, 2019; 5pm

SantaFest at Santa’s Village – Santa’s final Muskoka stop before Christmas
December 7 & 8
December 14 & 15
December 21 & 22


More Christmas Fun

Muskoka Lakes Christmas Market
Port Carling
Saturday, November 2, 2019

Christmas Show & Sale
November 15 – 17, 2019

CP Holiday Train
Friday, November 29, 2019

Men of the Deeps: Christmas in the Mine
Deerhurst Resort
Sunday, December 1, 2019

Bala’s Trek to Bethlehem
Saturday, December 7, 2019

XMUS Festival
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Elvis: Blue Christmas
Algonquin Theatre
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Good Lovelies Christmas 2019
Algonquin Theatre
Saturday, December 13, 2019

Kyung-A Lee Christmas Concert
Gravenhurst Opera House
Saturday, December 14

A Christmas Carol
Algonquin Theatre
Saturday, December 14, 2019

Live Music & Dramatic Reading of Dickens Christmas Carol
JW Marriott The Rosseau Resort & Spa
Saturday, December 21, 2019

Make the most of your Muskoka experience and check out our top recommendations for places to stay and perfect getaway packages.

If you are looking for your perfect Christmas family headquarters this holiday season, take advantage of our Christmas Vacation Packages