Collingwood’s Christmas Launch
Saturday, November 21
- Holiday Farmers Market 10 am – 4 pm
- Fresh from the Fringe presentation of ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ 11:30 am/1:30 pm
- Visit with Santa’s Reindeer 1pm – 5 pm
- Dancing windows 4 pm – 5 pm
- Santa Claus Parade 5 pm
- Lighting the Town Christmas Tree – immediately following parade
Christmas Market 10 am – 4 pm
Begin the day by visiting our Farmers’ Market vendors who are joined by local artist and artisans. The market is located in the public square between the Tremont and the Collingwood Library, just off Simcoe Street.
Engage your kids’ imagination with FREE activities at the Library 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Add a personal touch to your Christmas tree by making your own ornament. Drop by the FreeSchools World Literacy room (first floor of the library) to warm up and get creative. One ornament per child; while supplies last.
Fresh from the Fringe presentation of ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ 11:30 am/1:30 pm
The ‘Fresh from the Fringe’ festival continues for its second weekend at the Simcoe Street Theatre with the children’s show, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. Tickets are only $10 and are available at the door.
Visit with Santa’s Reindeer 1pm – 5 pm
Santa’s reindeer in training will also be joining us for the day as they bring holiday wishes from the North Pole. Located in front of the Town Hall
Dancing Windows 4 pm – 5 pm
Explore Downtown Collingwood’s window fronts as FleetWood Dance Centre fills them with live ‘Nutcracker’ dancers.
Silver Stick Hockey Tournament at the Arena
Located at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, the tournament is an International Regional Qualifier. See the complete schedule.
Apple Cider & Fire 10:00 am – 4:00pm
Buy your cider at the Collingwood Community Food Co-op at 65 Simcoe and then stroll over to the fire located just beside the Tremont.
Santa Claus Parade 5 pm
Anticipation begins as the annual Santa Claus parade makes it way north along Hurontario Street from Fourth to First Streets.
Light Up Your Christmas Spirit
Join Santa at the Federal Building, just south of Loblaw Great Food, and witness the official lighting of our own Town Christmas tree to mark the arrival of the festive season. Head over to the Federal Building immediately after the Santa Claus parade.
For further information, call 705-445-5595 or visit www.collingwooddowntown.com.