Christmas Around Grey County

Your Guide to Events in Grey County This Week!


7th Annual Christmas Markets at Meaford Hall

Christmas Markets poster

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

12 Nelson Street East, Meaford

The Meaford Farmers' Market presents the 7th Annual Christmas Markets at Meaford Hall on November 25th, December 9th & December 16th, from 11am-4pm. Unique gifts and one of kind treasures, delicious edibles and beautiful hand-made local arts and crafts.


Moreston by Candlelight

Moreston Village in the snow

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

102599 Grey Rd 18, Owen Sound

Join us in Moreston Heritage Village for an old fashioned holiday celebration!

The historic buildings will be open and dressed in seasonal decor. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a festive stroll through the village! This event is a truly unique Christmas experience for all ages and has become a well-loved annual tradition. 


The Return of Buddy Holly

The Return of Buddy Holly

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am

443 10th Ave, Hanover

Coming in December, please note that less than 100 tickets remain for this show...Buddy Holly songs were among the first songs Gavan Rousseau ever learned as a toddler. It is all a product of Gavan’s natural “old soul” and upon discovering Buddy’s music his desire to know more lead him to “The Return of Buddy Holly”.


The Nutcracker at Meaford Hall

The Nutcracker

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

12 Nelson Street East, Meaford

This holiday, treat yourself and your family to The Nutcracker: that shimmering, glittering spectacle of holiday cheer as performed by Collingwood’s own Fleet-wood Dance Centre. The Nutcracker Ballet is a rite of passage for children and an annual must-attend event for many. It just wouldn’t be the holidays without The Nutcracker! Presented by Meaford Hall

Ongoing Events

Owen Sound Festival of Northern Lights

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 5:00pm to Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 10:00pm

Downtown Owen Sound

Be part of the magic in downtown Owen Sound from Saturday, November 18 until January 7, 2018.  The lights are on from 5:00pm to 10:00pm daily.


Christmas at the Co-op

The Owen Sound Artists' Legacy Gallery feature work from our 2017 guests and members.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 to Saturday, December 30, 2017

942 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound

The Owen Sound Artists’ Co-op welcomes Christmas with festive art and craft this December!  Four Holiday themed guest artists include; Folk Art carved wood Santas, rich with detail, by Richard Gleiser, delightful driftwood Santas and sweet sock monkeys by Maureen McTeague, Jim Scott’s charming hand carved figures and lovely stained glass ornaments and story boxes by Zoe McDougall.


Hanover's Holiday Shop & Win

Hanover's Holiday Shop & Win

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 to Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Various Participating Businesses in Hanover

Join us in Hanover this Holiday Season for our annual Hanover Holiday Shop & Win promotion! Collect stamps while shopping locally at over 40 participating locations, and enter to win one of 12 prizes totaling $3000 dollars!

Early bird draws will take place December 2nd, with all remaining draws happening December 20th.


Jingles & Joy

Jingles & Joy Image

Saturday, December 2, 2017 to Sunday, January 7, 2018

156 Jozo Weider Blvd., The Blue Mountains

Thousands of twinkling lights, festive storefronts and family-friendly entertainment make the perfect backdrop for holiday celebrations and shopping. Fireworks every Saturday night, horse and wagon rides, Santa, music and family activities. See here for more details


OUR CANADA: Coast to Coast and Back Again

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to Saturday, January 27, 2018

12 Nelson Street East, Meaford

Two traveling painters, Holger Majorahn and Jennifer Stenberg, inspired by the natural splendour of Canada have created a new colourful collection of famous and fascinating off the beaten track scenes.

Call Box Office to check hours 1.877.538.0463 or email at


Earlybird Discount on Nordic Season Pass at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

Earlybird Nordic Season Pass at Scenic Caves

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, December 22, 2017 - 5:00pm

260/280 Scenic Caves Rd, Collingwood/The Blue Mountains

Earlybird Nordic Season Passes are available at a discount rate until December 22/17 for the 2017-18 season. May be used seven days a week for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing until March 25, 2018.  Glide on 27 km. of x-country ski trails groomed daily for classic/ skate styles Stomp along 10 km. of dedicated snowshoe trails, one of which crosses the 420 ft. Suspension Bridge with breathtaking views of south Georgian Bay .

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