Christmas Markets and Santa Sightings 2019

We are six weeks away from Christmas, and it’s going to start coming up very quick at this point. If you have a lot of gifts to buy, or you want to find that perfect, unique item, now is the time to begin looking! Luckily, the Brockville area is filled with Christmas bazaars and markets where crafters will be selling their merchandise that they have been perfecting all year.

Christmas Bazaars and Fairs

Annual Bazaar and Bake Sale

Where: Athens United Church, 17 Church Street, Athens
When: November 16th, 12pm – 2pm
Notes: The Athens United Church is an accessible building, and there is no admittance fee for this bazaar.
For more information: Call the Church office at 613-924-2175

42 Annual Arts and Crafts Show & Sale

Where: South Grenville DHS, Edward Street, Prescott
When: November 16th, 9am – 4pm
Notes: This bazaar, hosted by the Kinsmen Club of Prescott, is the 42nd of its kind. Admission is $3 a person, and children under 12 are free when accompanied by parents. There will be free parking and free babysitting. 100% of the proceeds fund the Kinsmen Club of Prescott and the annual Spirit of Giving campaign.
For more information: Contact the Kinsmen Club of Prescott.

Candy Cane Lane Holiday Bazaar and Lunch

Where: First Presbyterian Church, 10 Church Street
When: November 16th, 10am – 1:30pm
Notes: Enjoy a day on Candy Cane Lane! Browse through the crafts, jams, jellies, baking, jewellery and more! Then, enjoy a delicious home-cooked lunch. Free admission, lunch is $9.
For more information: Check the Facebook event page.

Christmas at Fulford Place

Where: Fulford Place, 287 King Street East
When: November 17th, 10am – 4pm
Notes: Get to experience Christmas the way it used to be along Brockville’s Millionaire’s Row by checking out Fulford Place decorated for Christmas. There will be a Vendors Hall to do some Christmas shopping, as well as lots of baked goods from Mrs.Claus’ Bake Shoppe. Take part in the raffel, and spend the day at one of Brockville’s best historic mansions.
For more information: Check the Facebook event page.

Yuletide Fare

Where: Wall Street United Church, 5 Wall Street
When: November 22nd 10am – 5pm, November 23rd 10am – 2pm
Notes: Christmas decorations, unique handmade gifts, pies, meats, baked goods, artisans, and a silent auction. Bid on old and new treasures and certificates.
For more information: Contact the Wall Street United Church or email

Annual Christmas Bazaar

Where: Brockville Legion, 180 Park Street
When: November 24, 9am – 2pm
Notes: Hosted by the Ladies Auxilary Branch 96, you are invited to come to to the legion. There will be door prizes, food at the canteen, and 25 local vendors. Admission is free, and the building is wheel chair accessible.
For more information: Check the Facebook event page or contact the legion at, 613-342-7687 or

Friends of the Brockville Public Library Bake Sale

Where: Brockville Public Library, 23 Buell Street
When: November 29th and 30th, 9am – 5pm
Notes: Hosted by the Friends fo the Brockville Public Library, this bake sale will go towards supporting the library.
For more information: Check the Facebook event page.

St Johns United Church Annual Holiday Food Festival

Where: St Johns United Church, 32 Park Street
When: November 30th 9am -2pm
Notes: The annual St John’s Food Festival features Christmas baking, ready-for-you meals, lots of small gift opportunities, crafted presents, “new-to-you” items, Wilton cheese, raffle baskets and seasonal greenery. There will be a soup and sandwich lunch from 11:30am – 1pm for $8 a person.
For more information: Contact St Johns United Church.

St John Bosco School Annual Cookie Vendor Walk

Where: St Johns Bosco School (12 Durham Street)
When: November 30th 9am -2pm
Notes: Select from a variety of holiday cookies and treats, and shop from over 40 local vendors. There will be amazing themed raffle baskets, and who knows, maybe Santa will make a visit!
For more information: Contact Sarah Ryan at 613-341-1811 or email

Brockville Christmas Market

Where: Tunnel Plaza, 1 Water Street
When: November 30th 11am – 6pm, December 1st 11am – 4pm
Notes: The first edition of the Brockville Christmas Market will be taking place on November 30th-December 1st. It is an outdoor event, so dress for the elements.
For more information: Check the Facebook Event page or contact

Brockville Farmers’ Market @ The Aquatarium

Where: The Aquatarium, 6 Broad Street
When: December 7th, 14th and 21st 10am – 2pm
Notes: The Brockville Farmers’ Market moves indoors for all your local shopping needs! Get into the Aquatarium for free and stock up on all your local favourites.
For more information: Visit either the Brockville Farmers’ Market or the Aquatarium Facebook pages.

Christmas Tea, Craft & Bake Sale + Silent Auction

Where: St Lawrence Anglican Church, 80 Pine Street
When: December 7th, 12:30pm – 3pm
Notes: There will be tea sandwiches, desserts and beverages served in the tea from for $7. It is free admission to the sale and auction.
For more information: Contact St Lawrence Anglican Church

Mallorytown Legion Annual Christmas in the Country Craft & Baked Goods Sale

Where: Mallorytown Legion, 13 Quabbin Road, Mallorytown
When: December 7th, 9am – 2pm
Notes: Come check out the local crafts, baked goods and vendors at the Mallorytown Legion Annual Craft & Baked Goods sale.
For more information: Contact Brenda Cowan at 613-923-5000 or email

Spencerville Marketplace Winter Makers’ Bazaar

Where: 11 Centre St, Spencerville
When: December 8th, 10am to 2pm.
Notes: Bring something local home for the holidays! There will be vendors of all kinds in attendance, including artisans, makers, producers, crafters, artists, authors, bakers, food and more. There will also be live entertainment with the Amanda Keeley Band!
For more information: Check the Facebook Event page.

If you know of any other Christmas craft fairs or bazaars, please contact Brockville Tourism so we can update our listing!

Santa Sightings

Make sure that everyone in your family (both those on 2 and 4 legs) get their chance to meet with Santa this year!

Brockville Off-Leash Dog Park Santa Pictures

Where: Brockville Off Leash Dog Park, 138 Broadway Avenue
When: November 16th, 11am – 2pm
Notes: All are welcome to bring their dogs to the Off-Leash Dog Park to get a photo with Santa! It is $10 for a print or digital copy, and $15 for both. Off Leash Dog Park calendars will also be available for $20 each.
For more information: Please contact Siara Greenham at 613-340-7106 or email

Free Photo With Santa

Where: Brockville Hyundai, 770 Stewart Blvd
When: November 16th, 23rd, 30th, December 7th, 14th and 21st – 8:30am to 4pm
Notes: Come bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Toy Mountain campaign and donations of non-perishable food items for Harvest Sharing, and get to meet Santa!
For more information: Please contact Dane Fellows at 613-342-6000 or

Christmas at Fulford Place

Where: Fulford Place, 287 King Street East
When: November 17th, 10am – 4pm
Notes: Fulford Place is all decked out for Christmas and ready to visit! Tickets to meet Victorian Santa can be bought through Eventbrite, but even if you couldn’t get a ticket to meet with Santa, there is lots to see! The rooms are decorated for Christmas, and there will be a silent auction – the Gingerbread House Challenge! Local public figures and businesses have accepted the challenge and will donate their own unique houses. Come bid on your favourite! As well, there will be a vendors hall where you can do your Christmas shopping or take part in the raffle. Entrance is by donation.
For more information: Check the Facebook Event Page.

Breakfast With Santa

Where: November 23rd – Moose McGuire’s Brockville (Eventbrite Link)
November 30th – Brockville Christmas Market(Eventbrite Link)
December 7th – Brimstone Wood-Fired Pizza(Eventbrite Link)
When: November 23rd, 30th, and December 7th – 8:30am – 10am
Notes: Dine with the big man himself – Santa! Tickets can be bought in advance for each event. Book early, since these events sell out quickly!
For more information: Check the Facebook Event Page.

Pet Photos With Santa

Where: Pet Valu Brockville, 2539 Parkedale Ave
When: November 23rd, 10am- 4pm
Notes: Make sure your fur-babies get to meet with Santa and tell him their Christmas wishes as well! There is a large choice of options for photos with Santa in print or digital format.
For more information: Check the Facebook Event Page.

Brockville Rotary Club Santa Claus Parade

Where: King Street, Brockville
When: November 30th, 5:00pm – 7:45pm
Notes: This year’s Santa Claus Parade is themed “A Dickens of a Christmas”. Santa, Mrs Claus, and many parade floats, bands, and decorated people will make their way down King Street to kick off the Christmas season into high gear.
For more information: Check the Facebook Event Page.

Clow’s Christmas Trail

Where: King Street, Brockville
When: December 7th, 8th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 27th, 28th – 6pm – 9pm
Notes: Walk a 1km trail through the woods and see the forest decorated for the holidays! On the trail, you will see many Christmas displays such as a Nativity Scene, the North Pole post office, the candy shop, the Elves lodge, Santa’s toy shop, and many other scenes along the lit path! There may even be special visitors walking the trails!
For more information: Check the Facebook Event Page or visit their website.

If you know of another Santa Sighting in Brockville, contact Brockville Tourism so we can update this list!

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