This weekend is filled with festive delights and wintry wonders! As the holiday spirit sweeps across the region, prepare to indulge in a whirlwind of activities. From the aromatic allure of gingerbread house decorating at Friday Harbour, the enchanting Christmas Market in Orillia, or the dazzling spectacle of Canada Wonderland’s Winterfest, this weekend promises experiences that will undoubtedly ignite your seasonal cheer.
Gingerbread House Decorating at Friday Harbour
Embarking on a quintessential holiday tradition, families can revel in the magic of the season at Friday Harbour through the enchanting activity of Gingerbread House Decorating. This beloved experience caters to all members, creating a festive and creative atmosphere. With all the necessary supplies provided, participants can dive into the joy of crafting their own candy-covered masterpiece adorned with gumdrops and icing. It’s a delightful opportunity to infuse the holiday spirit into homes. To learn more, click here.
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The Annual Christmas Market In Orillia
At the heart of the holiday season, the Annual Christmas Market unfolds its festive charm within the Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers’ Market, gracefully situated at ODAS Park fairgrounds. A warm invitation is extended to all as holiday vendors showcase various delectable treats, locally crafted gifts, delightful jams, preserves, and other specialty items destined to grace holiday tables with flair. In the embrace of the festive atmosphere, attendees are invited to explore, indulge, and partake in the joyous spirit of the season. To learn more, click here.
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Serenity Rising Winter Wonderland
Join in the holiday magic at Serenity Rising’s first Christmas Winter Wonderland! Families can purchase tickets for a day of festive fun at the farm, featuring activities, vendors, and delicious food. For an extra treat, horse rides are available. Support local businesses while shopping for Christmas gifts and warm up by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate while meeting and petting the farm animals. It’s a delightful opportunity to create lasting memories in the enchanting setting of Serenity Rising. To purchase tickets, click here.
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Sleigh Bells and Brass 2023
Immerse yourselves in the festive melodies and heartwarming harmonies as the accomplished musicians of the Orillia Silver Band captivate audiences with their seasonal performance at the annual Christmas presentation of the Orillia Silver Band. This event promises an unforgettable celebration of the holidays, where the resonating sounds of sleigh bells and brass converge to create a symphony of joy and festive spirit. Join the Orillia Silver Band for a memorable and musical journey through the magic of Christmas. To learn more, click here.
Canada’s Wonderland Winterfest
Canada’s Wonderland transforms into a winter wonderland for WinterFest, a magical holiday experience for GTA and Simcoe County families. The event boasts ice-skating on Snow Flake Lake, over a dozen live shows, thrilling rides, millions of lights, and hundreds of Christmas trees, including two impressive 50-foot trees on International Street. Families can create special memories by exploring themed areas, enjoying festive activities, indulging in seasonal treats, and shopping for holiday merchandise. WinterFest is an unmissable Christmas celebration offering joy and magic for everyone. To learn more, click here.
Experience the joy of the season in Simcoe County! This weekend is packed with festive fun from Gingerbread House Decorating at Friday Harbour to the Annual Christmas Market in Orillia and the magical WinterFest at Canada’s Wonderland. Don’t miss out – grab your tickets, plan your visit, and make lasting memories with loved ones. Let the holiday spirit guide your weekend adventures in Simcoe County!
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