5 Things to Do In Simcoe County To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

5 Things to Do In Simcoe County To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

Spend this holiday season in Simcoe County, enjoying all that it has to offer! Simcoe County owns winter, and you’re sure to have a great holiday if you spend it here! Residents of Georgian Sands can look forward to festive lightshows, fun encounters, and so much more.

To help you safely get out and enjoy the holidays while supporting local, we have put together a list of things to do in Simcoe County this winter to get you into the holiday spirit. Fun fact: wearing a mask will help keep you warm when you’re outside enjoying these fun events!

5 Things to Do In Simcoe County To Get You In The Holiday Spirit
1. Enchant - Holiday Magic at Blue Mountain

Dates: November 14 – December 25, 2020
Location: Blue Mountain Resort, 190 Gord Canning Drive, The Blue Mountains
Price: Free

Singing trees, holiday songs, and holiday wishes come true—what’s not to love about Enchant? Stroll through Blue Mountain’s charming village and enjoy the lights, the sights, and more. Visit during the day or night and bring the whole family, just don’t forget to bring your masks!

2. Creemore Christmas Tree Stroll

Date: December 4th, 5:00pm
Location: Station on the Green, Creemore, 10 Caroline St E, Creemore, ON L0M 1G0
Price: Free

Grab your scarf and crazy hat and enjoy this outdoor spectacle! The Creemore Area Residents' Association and The Creemore Tree Society are hosting Friday’s Tree Lighting ceremony at the Station on the Green. Community members are asked to light up their favourite tree or their homes and turn on the lights at exactly 6:30 p.m. Use the hashtag #CreemoreLovesChristmas when you post your photos to show your spirit!

5 Things to Do In Simcoe County To Get You In The Holiday Spirit
3. Festival of Northern Lights

Date: Saturday, November 21 to January 3rd, 2021.
Location: Downtown and Harrison Park, Owen Sound
Price: Free

Explore Owen Sound and enjoy beautiful light displays. Enjoy a physically distanced stroll through the Winter Wonderland Walking Path and Infinity Tunnel, or simply park and walk around downtown Owen Sound, outfitted with lights and displays sure to get you into the holiday spirit!

4. Creemore Santa Claus Parade - 2020 Style

Date: Saturday, December 5th, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Downtown Creemore
Price: Free

The Creemore Business Improvement Association is hosting a stationary Santa Claus Parade, where homes and businesses will set up their fronts as temporary “floats” for passersby to admire. You can even have a socially distanced visit with Santa at the Log Cabin in town! Spend some time in charimg Creemore to experience some holiday magic.

5 Things to Do In Simcoe County To Get You In The Holiday Spirit
5. Stayner Santa Tour

Date: 04 Dec, 2020 - 12 Dec, 2020 | Friday December 4, 5PM-8PM | Saturday December 5, 5PM-8PM | Friday December 11, 5PM-8PM | Saturday December 12, 5PM-8PM
Location: Stayner
Price: Free

Drive a short way to neighbouring Stayner and watch for Santa Claus as he tours on his sleigh. Great for children of all ages, this 2020 take on the annual Stayner Santa Claus parade is sure to get you into the spirit for your at-home holiday festivities.

Bonus Winter Fun Tip:

This whole winter visit the Wasaga Nordic and Trail Centre and see the wonder that is Wasaga in winter. Even though the washrooms and garbage receptacles are off-limits, you can still snowshoe and cross-country ski when the weather cooperates! What better way to celebrate winter than by experiencing all that Wasaga naturally has to offer in the form of trails and more.

From everyone at Georgian Sands and ELM Wasaga Beach, have a healthy, safe and happy holiday. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up with us throughout the holiday season and beyond.

As the Province continues to implement regional health measures across Ontario, protocols may fluctuate across the region affecting how restaurants, attractions, accommodations, retail stores and other tourism businesses operate. Please refer to individual businesses, attractions and events directly to confirm whether or not specific offerings/programming are affected. Travel responsibly; wear a mask, avoid crowded settings, practice physical distancing, stay home when sick, wash hands frequently, plan ahead, contact your activity provider just prior to leaving to ensure you have all the current information and please be patient, kind and caring. To learn more about Ontario’s “Covid-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open”, visit this webpage.

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