Festive Holiday Events
The holidays come alive here in the Georgian Triangle. During the months of November and December you can get your HOLIDAY on! From the amazing Holiday Markets, to the boutique shops of our quaint downtowns' of Collingwood, Creemore, Thornbury, Clarksburg, and Meaford.
We have events and holiday-inspired entertainment throughout the region. You don't want ot miss out on all this holiday magic!
Thornbury Craft Shopping Spree
Stop by the Gallery at L.E. Shore for our annual Christmas Craft Shopping Spree! The Gallery will be filled with artwork and crafts from local artists and artisans – browse original artwork, handcrafted jewelry and pottery, naturally dyed fabric products and more!
A perfect stop on your holiday shopping adventures.
Saturday, November 18th
10:00am to 4:00pm
Wasaga Holiday Market
As the air turns colder and the sound of jingle bells begin to ring in the air, The Town of Wasaga Beach is proud to announce South Georgian Bay’s newest holiday tradition.
Inspired by holiday markets from Munich to Manchester the 1st Annual Wasaga Beach Holiday Market will have something for everyone.
Amazing door prizes all weekend long!
November 24th, 25th & 26th
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday:11:00am - 5:00pm
Christmas at Blue
Experience the tradition of this vibrant Christmas market held at the Blue Mountain Resort Village Conference Center.
Over 100 exhibitors under one roof! From Home & Décor, Body, Wellness, Fashion, Christmas Crafts, Fashion, Jewelry, Tasty Treats …. and more.
Amazing door prizes all weekend long!
November 25th & 26th
Saturday: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Creemore Shopping Train
Hop on the local shopping train and enjoy a ride through Creemore village on a Holiday Train and be entertained by carolers (In Harmony troupe) while finding special gifts throughout this charming little village. Warm up in a cozy café or pub.
You’ll be able to find a gift for almost everyone on your list! Promotions, giveaways and holiday treats in stores.
Win a Creemore Getaway!
Saturday, November 26th
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Christmas On The Bay
Experience the magic and taste the pleasures of Georgian Bay’s largest outdoor Christmas market in the heart of charming historic Meaford.
Christmas On The BayTM is packed with something for everyone, from live music, artisanal wares, free children’s programming to restaurant and retail special events throughout our downtown to special activities in the adjacent Meaford Hall Arts and Cultural Centre.
November 30th to December 3rd
Thursday & Friday: 2:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday:10:00am - 4:00pm
Collingwood Holiday Market
Magic is in the air in downtown Collingwood for a special Holiday Spirit-filled Christmas Market.
Hurontario Street will be lit up with our amazing light installations, along with local vendors & extended store hours for all your holiday shopping, strolling entertainment from hula hoopers to stilt walkers and jugglers.
Enjoy the magic of the dancers from Fleetwood Dancentre as they perform in store windows.
Fridays - December 1st, 8th, and 15th
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Clarksburg Merry Market
Visit downtown Clarksburg and enjoy the quaint village with over 50 vendors at participating business locations! Businesses open late for your shopping convenience.
Christmas Caroling, Community Bonfire, Letters to Santa, Scrooge Scavenger Hunt and a Tree Lighting Ceremony, plus much more!
Friday December 1st: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Vendor Market at the Marsh Street Centre
Saturday, December 2nd: 11:00am to 3:00pm
So Many Santa Claus Parades!
Collingwood kicks off it's holiday season with an all day event on Saturday, November 18. The main event with the big guy starts at 5pm. Dress warm and set up early to get good viewing spot.
Do you hear the sleigh bells in the distance? Santa Claus is coming to town on Saturday, November 25 for the annual Wasaga Beach Santa Claus Parade! 5pm - 7pm
The Meaford Santa Claus Parade takes place on Saturday, December 2 at 6:15pm - 7:10pm. Afterwards, visit Santa in the Meaford Hall. Free hot chocolate and popcorn!
Step back in time and enjoy an old-fashioned community parade in Creemore. Enjoy floats created by friends and neighbours on Saturday, December 3 starting at 1:30pm.
On Saturday, December 3, watch the parade come down the Main Street of Stayner. The parade starts at 10:30am.
Holiday FUN for Everyone!
It doesn't stop at holiday markets and Santa Claus parades. There is so much more to do in our area during the holiday season!
Visit with Santa and his reindeer in downtown Collingwood on November 25th and December 9th
Experience Holiday Magic at Blue Mountain Village from November 18th to January 7
Holiday-inspired concerts at Meaford Hall
Thornbury Cider hosts a Holiday Market on November 18th
Winter Wreath Workshops at Collingwood Brewery