Events and Calendar


Christmas in the Harbour

Monday, November 12 2018 (All day) to Monday, December 31 2018 (All day)

Six week event leading up to the holiday. Members of the Port Stanley BIA are holding sales events and promotions.


Phone: (519) 782-3006


Parade of Poinsettias

Thursday, November 15 2018 9:00am to Saturday, November 17 2018 5:00pm

It is a beautiful sight to see over 13,000 poinsettias bursting into colour!

Sip on a complimentary coffee or hot cocoa by the 12 foot poinsettia tree, then snack on your favourite Spicer's donut and be inspired by the holiday themed trees!


Phone: (519) 631-6004



Home For Christmas Shopping Event

Friday, November 16 2018 (All day) to Saturday, December 01 2018 (All day)

Visit each participating business location for draw tickets to win in-store draw prizes. Participating businesses will hold the draw on December 3rd. 

Please see individual business hours.



Christmas Open House

Friday, November 16 2018 9:30am to Sunday, November 18 2018 3:00pm

Christmas gifts, home decor and so much more. Refreshments and treats!

Friday: 9:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday: 9:30am - 4:00pm

Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm



Tree Lighting Celebration

Friday, November 16 2018 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Santa Claus comes to Downtown St. Thomas to get the Christmas season started. Bring your wish list, free cookies and hot chocolate and enter to win Downtown Dollars.


Canadale Christmas Open House

Saturday, November 17 2018 9:00am to Sunday, November 18 2018 4:00pm

Celebrate the season with free family photos with Santa, Mrs. Claus and their live reindeer. Exciting decorating demonstrations and workshops. Live entertainment and free kids crafts!


Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Phone: (519) 631-7264...


MS Two of a Kind Show

Saturday, November 17 2018 10:00am to 4:00pm

The MS Society of Canada is excited to announce the 2nd annual Two of a Kind Craft & Vendor Show. Help us kick off the holiday season by supporting local vendors selling unique artisan products, tasty treats and much more! Start the holiday season off in the giving spirit by shopping guilt free. All funds will go directly to helping people in our community living with multiple sclerosis. Join us for the day, or just for an hour! We look forward to seeing you there.

The show will...


Santa In Sparta

Saturday, November 17 2018 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Santa welcomes everyone to come and have their picture taken for free in Sparta. Relax, colour, write your letter to Santa, enjoy your free gifts while Robsons studio mounts your photo for free. Everyone can enjoy the specials and draws at all of the participating businesses. Donations to the St. Thomas Food Bank are gratefully appreciated.

Phone: (519) 775-0054


Optimist Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, November 17 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The annual Santa Claus Parade, with brightly lit floats, winds its way through Downtown St. Thomas to the delight of thousands of spectators. Come out and see Santa, bring your wish list and non-perishable food items.


Elliott Brood

Saturday, November 17 2018 7:00pm

Elliott BROOD is a three-piece, folk-rock/alt-country band based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Their brand of fuzzed-up roots music makes for a captivating and frenetic live performance. That energy has always translates to the band’s five acclaimed records. Their style has been called everything from ‘blackgrass’ to ‘death country,’ but those descriptions don’t capture the transcendent heights of their unique approach to...