What can we do this Weekend? | December 16th Edition

What can we do this weekend in Niagara

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What Can We Do This Weekend?

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2nd Annual Port Dalhousie Christmas Market

December 15th – 17th | See opening times below

Join us for the Second Annual Port Dalhousie Christmas Market located on Hogan’s Alley in Port Dalhousie. Join us, gather with friends and family to celebrate the tradition and romance of Christmas. Get some Christmas shopping done whilst enjoying the tastes, sights, sounds and smells of the Christmas Season!

This year’s market will include:
Unique products sold from European styled wood cabins, Santa’s photo booth, live entertainment, choirs, Christmas caroling, festive food and beverages, The Alley Bar & Grog House warming lounge, and more!

Admission is free but we kindly ask that you bring a non-perishable food item for Community Care. Bins will be located at the Christmas Market entrance.

December 15th – 17th

Friday 4pm – 9pm
Saturday: 10am – 9pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Teddy Time Tales

Saturday, December 16th at the following St. Catharines Library locations: Dr Huq Family Branch | 10:15 AM Merritt Branch | 2:15 PM Port Dalhousie Branch | 2:15 PM

Story Corner

Saturday, December 16th | 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Central Library, St. Catharines

Meet in the Children’s area at the Central Library every Saturday for 30 minutes of storytelling. Bring your favourite stuffed animal friend.

  • Free

Visit Santa!

The Pen Centre – PenStation (Event Court)

Drop into PenStation and leave your Christmas Wish List in Santa’s North Pole Mailbox!  Don’t forget to say hi to Santa to receive a candy cane, activity book and capture your moment with Santa.  (The set maybe closed occasionally so Santa can feed the Reindeer but he will be right back!



2nd Annual Rudolph Winter Wonderland Craft and Vendor Event

December 16, 2017 from 10:00am to 5:00pm

156 Martindale Rd.

61 crafters and business vendors to shop for your Christmas needs.
Accepting canned good for community care
Penny raffle table proceeds to Lincoln County Humane Society
Meet Rudolph!
Bring letters to Santa for Rudolph to deliver


Winter Solstice Mystic Wellness Bazaar

Join us on Saturday, December 16th from 11am – 5pm at the Merritton Community Centre located at 7 Park Avenue in St. Catharines, for our Winter Solstice Mystic Wellness Bazaar. A great place to get all that last minute holiday shopping done! This event will have both artisans, and direct sales to do your holiday shopping with.

Admission is $5 per person, proceeds are donated to Project Share. There will be Swag Bags for the first 100 guests, a penny sale, free parking, food available, & the site is wheelchair accessible.

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Ridgeway Winter Market

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Welland Farmers Market

Saturday, December 16th | 6 am-Noon 70 Young Street (between Young and Division Streets) Local Farmers proudly share the excitement and flavour of the Welland Farmers’ Market with you. They’ve been luring locals and tourists every Saturday to the Market since 1907, with shelves of fresh fruits and vegetables, tasty meats, natural cheeses, local artisans, and baked goods.

Creative Christmas at The Seaway Mall

Saturday, December 16th | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Join us for some fun holiday crafts and face painting with Niagara Face Painting to get the most out of the holiday season.

Let the kids jump around on the Bouncer, while you take a well-deserved seat and watch them be jolly!

Where: Cinema Court, Seaway Mall

Family Day NiagaraWinter Festival of Lights

Visit the Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Canada November 18, 2017 to January 31, 2018. This winter the Festival will be celebrating its 35th season! The festivities will kick-off with Opening Ceremonies on November 18 in Queen Victoria Park, admission is free! Tour the 8km long illumination route featuring millions of sparkling lights. Make It Your Winter Tradition!

WFOL Winter Fireworks Series

Friday, November 24, 2017 until Friday, January 26, 2018 9:00 PM to 9:10 PM

Queen Victoria Park

Presented by Fallsview Casino the winter fireworks series includes shows Fridays throughout the Festival at 9PM. Plus bonus shows Dec 23-29th for the holidays.

Every Friday night at 9PM from November 24th 2017 January 26th 2018

Christmas on ice Niagara

Fallsview Casino’s Christmas on Ice

A thrilling high-paced spectacle of world-class ice skating and holiday cheer, Fallsview Casino’s Christmas On Ice features a winter wonderland of national championship ice skaters, dancers, and singers that will fill you with the magic of the season. Dates, Showtimes and Ticket Purchases Here

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crockadoodle grimsbySpecial Event: Paint ‘Til You Faint!

Friday December 15th | 10am – 10pm

Paint till ya FAINT! Open late to finish up all those Christmas gifts!

Bring in the whole family and create together! Make gifts for everyone on your Christmas list…. all ‘one of a kind” AND  hand painted by you! Priceless keepsakes that everyone on your Christmas list will treasure forever!

Enjoy snacks and beverages for the whole family!

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