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Things to Do This December in Bay of Quinte

Photo: Marilyn Warren / City of Belleville

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We’re less than a month away from the roaring twenties of the 21st century, but the year isn’t over yet! There’s plenty going on in Belleville, Quinte West and Brighton for music lovers, holiday enthusiasts and hockey fans alike. Check out our list below of things to do this December in Bay of Quinte, and head to our events calendar for even more fun goings-on.

🎄 Put Martha Stewart to shame when you take home a beautiful wreath from a workshop at Dahlia May Flower Farm this December.

☕ The Enchanted Night Market on December 7 brings together all the best of the holiday season from photos with Santa and enchanting entertainment to enjoying a hot chocolate around a cozy fire with friends.

🧀 Join local female entrepreneurs for an evening of fun and festivity at Blush Floral in downtown Trenton for the Hello Boss Girl Pine & Cheese Party on December 10. Enjoy charcuterie, refreshments, wine and a DIY greenery arrangement.

🎶 Get ready for fantastic festive evening of food, music and art for the annual Quinte Arts Council holiday fundraiser featuring Sultans of String on December 12.

🐎 Experience the magic of the holidays with horse drawn wagon rides through downtown Trenton (Quinte West) throughout December.

☕ Enjoy mulled cider and gourmet appetizers while you shop, door prizes and giveaways, special promotions and live music at Girls’ Night Out at Special Effects Decorating in Brighton.

💃🏽 Experience the magic of the annual Quinte Ballet School of Canada Holiday Dance featuring favourites from The Nutcracker on December 14 and 15.

🎄 Hop on the free Holly Trolley on December 14 to visit the Frankford & Trenton Fantasy of Lights Displays!

🌟 Head down to Jane Forrester Park for the annual Belleville Festival of Lights display. Enjoy live music every Friday night at the park until December 20.

🌟 Tour a magical waterfront light display while listening to favourite holiday carols at the Doug Whitney Christmas Fantasy of Lights in downtown Trenton.

🏒 Head down to the CAA Arena on December 21 to cheer on our Belleville Senators as they face off against the Toronto Marlies in the regular season.

🎶 You are invited to the 3rd annual Andy Forgie Kids’ Christmas at Signal Brewing Company on December 22. The show is very interactive and will feature children’s favourites and Christmas music.

🎶 Benni Vander is a world-class musician, award-winning songwriter and entertainer from Prince Edward County. Catch him live at Capers on December 28!

🎶 Hear the stories behind the songs and the road to creating this new record from Instant Rivalry at the Old Church Theatre in Quinte West on December 29.


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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.