As the days countdown to Christmas, there are tons of activities going on locally to get you in the festive mood this weekend.


The annual Niagara-on-the-Lake Santa Claus Parade starts at 11 am on Saturday Dec. 9th.  The parade is said to be one of Ontario’s most beautiful and is set against historic Queen Street.  For full details click HERE.

Next, The Fantasy of Trees continues in Grimsby through until Sunday.  This is Rotary Club of Grimsby annual fund-raiser that features the beauty of 45 decorated trees on display.  Money raised at the event through silent auction and lottery proceeds goes back to the community and $15,000 was raised last year.  The free of charge admission event is at the Grimbsy Museum and doors open at noon.  For more information click HERE.



In Niagara Falls, the Deck the Falls Holiday Walking Tour returns to the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights. Tour stunning venues within the tourist district in Niagara Falls. Each location offers different activities including culinary and gourmet food sampling, holiday beverages, entertainers, desserts and treats, fun photo opportunities, life-size games, live music entertainment, craft workshops, ice sculptures and more.

Ticket holders will receive their Deck the Falls Tour Pass booklet with tour information, venue map and instructions.  The event location starts at Table Rock – Niagara Falls at 5 pm with ticket prices at $39.38 plus fees and taxes.  For more information click HERE. See below for more details.

If you still have some shopping to do, why not check out The Country Christmas Store’s Creative Fall Harvest Festival?

The festival which is in its 6th year showcases handmade/handcrafted work only! A unique venue where local artists, artisans, designers and crafters have an opportunity to showcase their work that is for sale.

Hot beverages, soup, sandwiches, & baked goods also available.

The event is located at 1794 Centre Street in Pelham, for more information see the poster below.


Overall, an incredible weekend in niagara to get out and enjoy no matter what you like to do!

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