Christmas In Downtown Brockville 2019


Breakfast with Santa

Saturday November 23 & 30, December 7: 8:30AM - 10:00AM | LOCATION: See description for locations

Note 3 separate dates are available:

November 23rd, at Moose McGuire's Brockville |

[SOLD OUT] November 30th, in the Giant HEATED Igloo at Brockville Christmas Market 2019 | 

December 7th, at Brimstone Wood Fired Pizza, Brockville |

Each location will have a delicious buffet for you with an opportunity to visit with Santa as he makes his rounds! Make sure to snap your pictures of this super cute event.

 *Tickets must be purchased in advance. Seating is limited to those who purchase tickets and use of boosters will be on a first come first serve basis. Groups will be accommodated as best as possible to ensure seating together. Please purchase all tickets within the same order, or let us know as soon as you can to increase your odds of sitting with your group.


Downtown Tree Lighting

Friday November 29: 7PM | LOCATION: Fulford Fountain

Kick off the holiday season by helping us light up the tree at the bottom Courthouse Fountain (across from the Keystorm) and celebrate the beginning of holiday festivities sure to make Downtown Brockville the most lit year yet!

The Winter Classic crew will be close by keeping us warm with hot chocolate and there will be food donation boxes available for the Brockville Food Bank.

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River of Lights

November 30 – January 4th | LOCATION: Blockhouse Island

Join us on November 30th at 8:00 PM for the ceremonial lighting of the tree’s: Expert Contractors and Ford Electric will be on site Saturday accepting non-perishable food donations Note the first night will have walking only access and the opening of the tunnel. Options to drive or walk the River of Lights will commence on December 1st for the remainder of the event. Join us and get into the festive season this year in Downtown Brockville with the River of Lights festival! Enjoy a free spectacle of dazzling holiday lights dancing to music on the majestic trees of Blockhouse Island, next to Canada's first Railway Tunnel!

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Brockville Christmas Market

November 30 & December 1st: 11AM - 6PM | LOCATION: Tunnel Plaza

This first edition of the Brockville Christmas Market will be happening on Saturday November 30 and Sunday December 1st. This outdoor Market is taking place at the Tunnel Plaza (not in the tunnel) and is rain or shine (or snow!) There will be music and kids activities such as a climbing wall, a jumping castle and a gigantic 50' slide! For the young at heart, we will be rocking in the evening inside an inflatable igloo with the Johnny Pandora band.

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Santa Claus Parade

Saturday November 30: 5PM - 8PM

Parade starts at North Augusta Road and Pearl Street, heading south to King Street, travelling along King Street and ending at Clarissa Street.

Free hot chocolate from Kelsey’s Restaurant and Centennial Road Church along the route!

Brockville City Bus hours are extended until 8pm for the Parade!


Downtown Brockville Shop Local Week

December 1 – 7 | LOCATION: Downtown Brockville

Support your local community while you shop for the holidays! Did you know that 48¢ of every dollar spent at a local business is reinvested in the local community? Compare that to only 18¢ if spent at larger businesses.

Find the perfect unique and stylish gifts downtown. And join us for our flag raising on Monday, December 4th at 9:00am!

Visit the Shop Local page for more activities to come during Shop Local Week!

All purchases will qualify you to enter a ballot toward a chance to win up to 3 Shop Local baskets sponsored by Downtown Brockville Businesses!

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Winter Farmer’s Market

Saturday December 7, 14, 21: 9AM - 2PM | LOCATION: The Aquatarium

The Brockville Farmer’s Market moves indoors for the annual Christmas Market at the Aquatarium. Admission is free and this event is for all ages.


A Dickens of a Christmas

Saturday December 7, 14, 21

The Brockville Rotary Club have themed their annual Christmas parade as a Dickens Christmas Theme and we hope you will join in the festive spirit; some of you may even remember the Dickens of a Festival that used to occur in Brockville during the early 90’s!
Downtown Brockville has challenged it’s store owners to participate in a window décor contest that will be judged by the public: Please let us know if you spot a caroler by snapping a picture and tagging your preferred Social Media Platform Facebook/Instagram: @Downtownbrockville or Twitter: DT_Brockville


New Year’s Eve Concerts

December 31 | LOCATION: Multiple locations, see below

Attend the 28th annual New Years Eve Concerts in Historic Downtown Brockville and enjoy a series of local music talents performing throughout the evening on New Years Eve, leading up to midnight. The concerts are held in six historic churches within easy walking distance from each other. This culminates in the 11pm performance at Wall Street United Church, counting down to the new year!

Please note - the concerts are free but a free will offering will be accepted for various local charities. We have raised over $125,000 for charitable purposes over the 2+ decades of this annual tradition.

If you would like to participate as a volunteer or performer, please feel free to contact us!

Come enjoy amazing talents with friends and family at First Presbyterian Church, St Johns United and the First Baptist Church on New Years Eve!

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Feel free to contact us if you have any questions