‘Tis the Season: Oro-Medonte Holiday Markets

‘Tis the Season: Oro-Medonte Holiday Markets

Oro-Medonte Holiday Markets

The holiday season is now underway, and it’s time to make some lasting memories with your family and close friends at Oro-Medonte’s incredible lineup of Christmas markets & shopping events.

This year, celebrate the arrival of the holiday season with a visit to special events at various local businesses and unique spaces including breweries, farms, barns, halls, welcoming local shops. Enjoy shopping for artisanal gift items, tasting delicious food and drink, taking in live entertainment and festive decorations and soaking up the joyful atmosphere.

This season, support local and get your holiday shopping done right here in Oro-Medonte. Here are a fantastic selection of can’t-miss holiday markets and shopping events happening in Oro-Medonte in the coming weeks:


Oro Station Just Because Christmas Market

Just BeCause Christmas Market

Event Dates: Friday, November 17  4pm-7pm
Saturday, November 18  10am-2pm

Visit Oro Station Community Hall for woodcrafts, baked goods jams & preservers, stocking stuffers, pretty paper craft, macreme and more!


Braestone Holiday Market 2023

Braestone Farm Holiday Market

Event Date: Saturday, November 18th, 9am-3pm

Swing by the stylish Braestone Farm event barn (3288 Line 9N) to soak in the magical atmosphere and enjoy a day out. There will be over 50 vendors attending! Stay tuned for a list of vendors! Santa will be there as well!

Guests can expect a wide variety of vendors from Christmas decorations, handmade jewelry, local clothing brands, knitting, handmade décor signs, local artists, farm-fresh products, pottery and more. Kids are welcome!

For updates and more info, visit Braestone Farm on Facebook and Instagram.


Quayle's Outdoor Christmas Market

Quayle’s Brewery Outdoor Christmas Market

Event Dates: Saturday, November 18th 11am – 5pm
Sunday, November 19th 11am – 5pm
Saturday, November 25th 11am – 5pm
Sunday, November 26th 11am – 5pm

This outdoor Christmas Market promises loads of flavour, food and family fun over the course of two weekends.  Held at Oro-Medonte’s favourite farm brewery located at 4567 12 Line N, this open-air festive event will feature over 50 vendors over the two weekends.

Stop in and start your holiday shopping early while enjoying some great food, craft beer or Bailey’s and hot chocolate.

Looking for that perfect gift? A Quayle’s Brewery gift basket, merchandise or gift card may be just the ticket!

For updates and more info, visit the Quayle’s Brewery website, Facebook or Instagram.

Ayers Farm Simcoe Makers Market 2023

Simcoe Makers Market at Ayers Tree Farm

Event Date: Sunday, November 19th 11am – 4pm

Visit beautiful Ayers Tree Farm in Hawkestone for the 3rd annual ‘Shoppin’ Around The Christmas Trees’ market event, and cut down your own Christmas tree!

The Simcoe Makers Market is holding this holiday event at Ayers Tree Farm located at 3065 10 Line N. E=Enjoy a tractor ride to the tree patch for Christmas tree cutting! Start decorating and gift shopping while having a great time. Grab a delicious bite at the farm’s food booth. Visit the farm animals, unwind with warm cider by the fire pit, and create lasting memories with loved ones.

Santa’s visit: 12-3pm! Take free photos with Santa, courtesy of Finesse Photography & balloon backdrop by Diva Decor Girls. Donations appreciated. Market proceeds support Sharing Place Orillia & St Vincent de Paul Food Bank.

For updates and more info, visit Simcoe Makers Market on Instagram or Facebook.

The Heights Holiday Market 2023

The Holiday Market at The Heights of Horseshoe

Event Date: Sunday, November 19th  10am-2pm

Join us for Local Little Market for the annual Holiday Market at the Heights! 30+ vendors, FREE PHOTOS with Santa! Face painting, make your own Christmas cards & wrapping paper & ornaments for your little ones, 25 swag bags, Soft Play your Way Play area and pub food! Fun for the whole family! And shop local for Christmas!

For updates and more info, visit the event’s page on Facebook.


Christmas in Craighurst 2023

Christmas in Craighurst

Event Date: Saturday, November 25  12pm-5pm

Shop local with fun activities like Find the Nutcracker and Prize Baskets available! Fun for the whole family, shop & dine local, and explore the Art_Trees of Oro-Medonte.


Chelsea Chocolates Christmas Open House
Event Date: Saturday, November 25   10am-6pm
Chelsea Chocolates will be hosting their annual Christmas Open House on November 25th! Featuring chocolate fountain, draws, samples, and more as part of Christmas in Craighurst.
Lovely Tea House Sip n shop

The Lovely Tea House HolidaySip n’ Shop

Event Date: Saturday, December 9th  10am-4pm

Get ready for an enchanting day filled with holiday cheer and delightful tea! This is the perfect opportunity to indulge in the holiday spirit while discovering unique gifts from local vendors. As you sip and shop, immerse yourself into the live music!

For updates and more info, visit the event’s page on Facebook.


Stay Tuned!

Save the date for these upcoming Oro-Medonte events:



Mystical Lights Tour

Event Dates: Opening December 1st and running Fridays-Sundays for the month of December from 6pm-9pm. Open every day from December 15 – 23 leading into Christmas!

Heidi’s Campground will be hosting Oro-Medonte Mystical Lights this year with colourful light up displays for the whole family to enjoy.
Tickets can be purchased at Mysticallights.ca

Support local Oro-Medonte businesses this holiday season, shop local where you can. For a list of other local shoppes in Oro-Medonte visit Oro-Medonte’s Shopping page.