December Events You Need To Experience

December Events You Need To Experience

December Events to Visit

Written by: Brennan Moxey

December is right around the corner. This December in Ontario’s Lake Country you may find yourself shopping for the holidays, enjoying the winter weather, or the holiday spirit with the people you care about.

Here is a list of events to look forward to in the coming month.


Horse & Wagon Rides

December 7th, 14th & 21st

On certain December days hop aboard a free horse drawn wagon rides and explore the Christmas spirit of Downtown Orillia!

You can enjoy this special opportunity at 33 Mississaga St West between 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

This is a great way to explore downtown Orillia and get into the Christmas spirit!



2019 Canadian Christmas Concert

December 13th 

This Christmas concert has been around for 15 years and never fails to deliver an entertaining show.

This is a fun festive seasonal celebration of music award winning artists at the Orillia Opera House.

The Christmas lineup this year include, The Wilkinson-Steve Wilkinson, Adam Gregory, Thomas Wade, & founder singer songwriter Sean Hogan.

Don’t miss out on this holiday event!



Coldwater Santa Claus Parade

December 13th

Tis the season, Santa Claus is in town. Join us at this memorable Christmas Parade.

Several floats, live music, and of course Santa Claus celebrating the holidays.

There will be free skating from 4pm -5pm followed by the parade and a scavenger hunt!

Mark your calendars, this is a Christmas parade you don’t want to miss.



6th Annual Ugly Sweater Bowling Party

December 14th 

This is a quite the unique event but a great idea!

Come out for an evening of rockin’ bowling wearing that ugly Christmas sweater you keep in your closet year-round.

All ages are welcome, and there are dozens of prizes to be won if you bring a nonperishable food item for the food bank!

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your ugly sweater, mark your calendar and start practising your bowing techniques!



NYE Events

December 31st

There are lots of events happening this NYE in Ontario’s Lake Country!


The Party of the year, every year!

Attend this event for a family friendly New Years Eve bash! There will be facepainting rock climbing, skating and more! These activities all run from 5pm -8:30pm at Rotary Place in Orillia.



New Year’s Eve Fireworks – Coldwater

The Coldwater Lions Club is proud to offer local New Year’s Eve entertainment each year in the village of Coldwater. This year there will be free skating, fireworks, hot chocolate (mmm) and much more!



NYE at Casino Rama Resort

Join Casino Rama as they ‘Ring in 2020’

There will be no shortage of entertainment or discounted meals at Casino Rama Resort.

Colin James will be performing at 10:30pm and there will be a live DJ at 9pm.

Additionally, numerous restaurants within Casino Rama Resort will be offering discounted meals for the public to enjoy!



We look forward to seeing you at these events this December in Ontario’s Lake Country.

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