SANTA… We know him! The jolly old man in red will be making his way across the region in the parades so you can take your pick of 5 chances to see him:
Check out these holiday markets and craft sales to stock up on locally made items for all your gift-giving needs.
Nov 18: Greater Napanee Indoor Holiday Market
Nov 19: Belleville Shrine Club Market
Nov 25: Side Hustle Market
Nov 25: Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Christmas Craft Sale
Dec 2: Holly and Ivy Artisan Show and Sale
CPKC HOLIDAY TRAIN
The CPKC Holiday Train will be in the Bay of Quinte region on November 28, making stops in Brighton, Quinte West and Belleville with a performance by Anyway Gang. Food bank donations are being collected in each community.
BIG, BRIGHT LIGHTS
The Belleville Festival of Lights Launch Night will take place on November 17, at Jane Forrester Park with live music, food truck vendors and a drone show. The display will run until January 7.
Quinte West’s annual Fantasy of Lights returns in both Fraser Park and Frankford Tourist Park. The displays will be lit after the Santa Claus Parades on November 25 and 26, remaining lit until January 1.
Light Up Brighton will begin on November 17 with the lighting of Memorial Park that will stay on until the second week of January.
Live out your Hallmark holiday movie dreams in December! The Trenton Downtown Business Improvement Area will have free horse-drawn wagon rides throughout the downtown every day from December 10th to 23rd, 6-9 pm.
QUINTE WEST HOLIDAY MARKET
The Quinte West Pop-ups in Centennial Park are being transformed into a winter wonderland from December 1-3, complete with local vendors, food, games and live entertainment.
ENCHANTED IN THE DOWNTOWN DISTRICT
The first two weekends of December will be filled with the spirit of the season! Head to the Belleville Downtown District to enjoy live music, workshops, festive activities, and carriage rides.