Events and Calendar


Port Burwell Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, December 02 2023 6:00pm

Don't miss out on this spectacular parade!


Aylmer Kinsmen Smoked Meat Dinner

Saturday, December 02 2023 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Come join the Aylmer Kinsmen at Cy's Lanes & Lounge on December 2nd!

We will be serving up smoked brisket & ribs and some delicious sides - you won't be disappointed!

Tickets are $40 per plate.

Doors open at 6 PM. Dinner will be served between 6:30 - 8:00pm.

Live music is included in your ticket...


Maggie's Wake Concert

Saturday, December 02 2023 7:00pm


Authentic. Original. Inspired.

Maggie’s Wake is a Canadian roots band that combines traditional Celtic instrumentation with a contemporary approach.  This exciting collaboration between Rant Maggie Rant co-founder Lindsay Schindler (fiddle, vocals) and Tara Dunphy (tin whistle, flute, fiddle, vocals), lead singer and songwriter of acclaimed country...


Saxonia Hall's Annual Christkindl Market

Sunday, December 03 2023 10:00am to 4:00pm

Shop local and enjoy the festivities of a traditional German Christmas Market!

Come see the unique treasures that lie amidst the twinkling lights and festive decorations.

Bring all of your friends and shop for everyone on your Christmas list - even those hard to buy for people! 

There is sure to...

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Santa Treats Train Rides

Repeats every week every Saturday and every Sunday until Sun Dec 17 2023.
Sunday, December 03 2023 11:00am to 3:00pm

Enjoy a ride through Elgin County in early winter from the warmth of a heated car. Santa has treats for the kids! Watch your children's anticipation grow as we near our destination to meet Santa.

Live entertainment may appear on some trains. You can also charter the Red Caboose to meet Santa.

The train departs at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.

To buy your...

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Spirit of the Season Passport

Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday and every Sunday until Sun Dec 03 2023.
Sunday, December 03 2023 11:00am to 7:00pm

Want to try new breweries, wineries and distilleries?

Find a new favourite this season by exploring the Toast the Coast Trail.

Check out the Spirit of the Season passport that is now available for only $35!

Included in your passport is access to 17 different stops where you get...

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ECRM Holiday Open House

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Dec 24 2023.
Sunday, December 03 2023 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Bring the entire family to see the amazing displays!

Starting Sunday November 26th come see the Rolling Stock Gallery completely lit up, our Christmas themed model layout and Kyle Rolph’s amazing lego setup.

Saturdays from 5:00 - 8:30pm

Sundays from 12:00 - 4:00pm

Admission is by...


Fingal Santa Claus Parade

Sunday, December 03 2023 2:00pm

Come on out and watch this festive parade!

This year marks the 42nd annual Santa Claus Parade and this years theme is: 'Christmas with the Elves', inviting participants to get creative with their displays.

Your support is greatly appreciated!

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Christmas Dinner at the Museum

Repeats every week every Saturday and every Sunday until Sun Dec 03 2023.
Sunday, December 03 2023 5:00pm

Come and enjoy a multi course dinner in the museum that is sure to be amazing!


Belmont Santa Claus Parade

Sunday, December 03 2023 6:00pm

Bring the entire family to watch this amazing parade!

Parade Route 

Starting at 6:00pm from Belmont Farm Supply and proceeding north along Belmont Road and ending at Washburn Street.

Food Collection

Along the parade route, Volunteer Firemen will be collecting non-...