Deck The Halls & Pop The Cork in Ontario’s Cottage Country: Seasonal Events to Get the Party Started

Concerts, holiday trains, downhill torch runs, New Year’s Eve parties and more! There’s a ton happening this Christmas season in Algonquin Park, the Almaguin Highlands, Loring-RestouleMuskoka and Parry Sound. Here’s just a partial list of all the festive fun you’ll find in Ontario’s cottage country:


Oxtongue Lake Community Christmas Tree Lighting: December 7


Christmas Craft Market at 2 50 Clark Powassan: November 17
Christmas Craft and Bake Sale 
Emsdale: November 24
Christmas Fun Fair Kearney: November 24
Mini Christmas Trade Show South River: November 29
Art & Crafts Club Christmas Show & Sale – Burk’s Falls: November 30 – December 1
Christmas Begins In Kearney: December 1
Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Sundridge: December 8
Christmas Cookie Decorating Burk’s Falls: December 15


The 2nd Annual Argyle Santa Claus Parade and Festivities: December 1
Annual Christmas Sale at Board’s Honey Farm Nipissing: December 8-24
New Years Eve Sledding Party Port Loring: December 31


MAC Christmas Show & Sale Bracebridge: November 16-18
Port Carling Santa Claus Parade: November 17
Black Friday & Annual Tree Lighting Gravenhurst: November 23

Gravenhurst Santa Claus Parade: November 24
Winter Outdoor Arrangement Workshop Dwight: November 24
Annual Holiday Market Bracebridge: November 24

Santa’s Festival of Lights and Shopping Party Bracebridge: November 30
A Skydiggers Christmas Gravenhurst: November 30
Huntsville Santa Claus Parade: November 30

XMUS Festival Bracebridge: December 1
Light Up Dwight Night: December 1
6th Annual Christmas Bazaar Huntsville: December 1
Bala’s Trek To Bethlehem: December 1

Bracebridge Santa Claus Parade: December 2
Winter Village Bracebridge: December 8

SantaFest Bracebridge: December 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23
Baysville Santa Claus Parade: December 9
Carols & Cocoa Bracebridge: December 14
Twas the Night Before Christmas Bracebridge: December 14 – 15
Who Stole Rudy Reindeer? A Mystery Party for Kids Bracebridge: December 15
A Next Generation Leahy Christmas Gravenhurst: December 19
Hot Flow & Stones for the Holidays Severn Bridge: December 19

A Portage Flyer Christmas Huntsville: December 22
Torchlight Parade Huntsville: December 24
New Years Eve with: KC Roberts & The Live Revolution Gravenhurst: December 31
NYE with The Yes Men! Gravenhurst: December 31
Muskoka New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Deerhurst Resort Huntsville: December 31
3 Guys and a Stove New Years Eve Menu Huntsville: December 31
Cross Roads Rosseau New Years Eve: December 31
New Years Eve Skating Party Huntsville: December 31
New Years Eve at Richwell’s Muskoka Fine Dining Port Carling: December 31
New Years Eve Fireworks Huntsville: December 31


Light Up The Park: November 16
Parry Sound Santa Claus Parade: November 24
Christmas Artisan Show: November 24-25
CP Holiday Train Mactier, Parry Sound: November 30
Christmas Sale Humphrey: December 1
Breakfast with Santa: December 8
Parry Sound Singers Christmas Show: December 9

New Year’s Eve Dance Party with The Sunny Slope Bootleggers: December 31

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