The holiday season in Simcoe County is a spectacular time filled with enchanting events and joyous celebrations that light up the region. From ice skating to dazzling light displays, festive markets, enchanting theatre performances, and even opportunities to meet Santa, there’s something for everyone. Let’s unwrap the magic and discover the top activities and events that you won’t want to miss this December in Simcoe County.
Ice Skating: Barrie City Hall’s Circle at the Centre Ice Rink ⛸️
Location: Barrie City Hall
Glide into the holiday spirit at the Circle at the Centre Ice Rink in Barrie City Hall. Feel the crisp winter air as you skate with friends and family amid a picturesque setting.
Christmas Light Displays: Magic of Lights Springwater Park 🌟
Location: Magic of Lights Springwater Park
Experience the mesmerizing Magic of Lights at Springwater Park, where a dazzling array of festive lights creates a magical wonderland sure to delight visitors of all ages.
Noella Festival: Illuminate Your Holidays Downtown Barrie 🎇
Location: Downtown Barrie
The Noella Festival illuminates Downtown Barrie, inviting you to explore Heritage Park and Meridian Place. Take a luminous walk along the waterfront and bask in the holiday glow.
Holiday Markets: Friday Harbour Christmas Market 🎁
Location: Friday Harbour Christmas Market
Indulge in the festive spirit at the Friday Harbour Christmas Market, where you can discover unique gifts, delectable treats, and an abundance of holiday cheer.
- Drysdale Christmas & Holiday Village in Egbert 🌲 Location: Drysdale Christmas & Holiday Village
- Ayers Christmas Tree Farm in Hawkestone 🌟 Location: Ayers Christmas Tree Farm
Embrace the tradition of selecting the perfect tree at one of Simcoe County’s charming tree farms. Create lasting memories while choosing your holiday centerpiece.
Holiday Theatre Performances: HSO Presents ‘A Swingin’ Christmas’ 🎭
Location: Collier United Church Barrie
Immerse yourself in the magic of the season with the HSO’s performance of ‘A Swingin’ Christmas’ at Collier United Church Barrie. Enjoy an evening of captivating music and festive spirit.
Meet Santa Locations:
- Cabela’s Park Place Barrie 🎅 Location: Cabela’s Park Place Barrie
- Georgian Mall Barrie 🎁 Location: Georgian Mall Barrie
- Tanger Outlets Cookstown 🛍️ Location: Tanger Outlets Cookstown
- 400 Market just off Hwy 400 🎄 Location: 400 Market
Bring joy to your little ones by visiting Santa at various locations across Simcoe County. Capture magical moments and create cherished memories.
New Year’s Eve: Barrie Downtown Countdown 🎆
Location: Barrie Downtown Countdown
Ring in the New Year at the Barrie Downtown Countdown. Enjoy family-friendly activities, live music, ice skating, and a breathtaking fireworks display as you welcome 2024.
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