Holiday Markets & Events

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Holiday Markets that Yule Love

Tis the season to get in the holiday spirit! And what better way to do that than to attend one of the many Holiday Markets in the Haliburton Highlands!

Christmas markets have a long history dating back to the middle ages in Germany. They are a fabulous way to check off those on your holiday shopping list, enjoy a festive outing with friends or family, and celebrate the holiday season.

Holiday Night Market

Come enjoy an evening under the lights as you browse local artisans, grab a delicious snack at the Garden Café, sample a festive cocktail from the Holiday Spirits bar, get into the spirit with Christmas carolers… and more.

Abbey Gardens, Sat, Dec 3

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Santa in Wilberforce / Parade

Everyone welcome for the parade plus treats and gifts for kids 10 and under afterwards! …. and more…

Village of Wilberforce, Sun, Dec 11

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Toyland in Haliburton / Parade

Bands, Horses, Marchers, Bright Lights… Carolling in town and tree lighting…

Village of Haliburton, Fri, Nov 25

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Craft Sales for your gift giving

The Haliburton Highlands is home to an amazing array of artists and craftspeople who create unique and compelling gifts. Buying one-of-a-kind is a great way to create a memorable holiday.

With their twinkling lights and vendors selling extraordinary gifts and one-of-a-kind finds, these markets will have your heart growing two sizes.

Local shopping is a great way to create a memorable holiday while supporting our local economy.

Events to get you in the Spirit

Haliburton Winter Fair

Loads of activities for the children and for the adults. Christmas markets, Tree lots, Snacks, Concerts on both evenings!….

Pinestone Resort, Nov 25 & 26

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Highlands Christmas Shindig

Local talented actors and musicians get together every year to raise funds for Fuel for Warmth…

Northern Lights Art Pavilion, Sat Dec 3

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The Highlands Festival Singers welcome you to their joyful, seasonal presentation of Christmas music, old and new, including a selection of pieces from Handel’s Messiah….

Haliburton United Church, Dec 4 & 6

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Visit our calendar for full details and listings of events happening around the holiday season.