Saturday December 9, 2023, 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Santa’s Village & Market

Event Website

Join us for a delightful holiday experience at the 2nd Annual Santa’s Village & Market, a family-friendly event open to all ages. Immerse yourself in the heartwarming spirit of Christmas in the beautiful downtown of Essex Centre, in the middle of Essex County.

This enchanting one-day event brings Christmas magic alive for everyone! Come and join in the festivities as you decorate scrumptious cookies and create magical reindeer food. Delight in the melodious tunes of live music while exploring a variety of food vendors offering freshly made donuts, cotton candy, and more. Discover a wide array of crafts and merchandise vendors, offering unique treasures for all.

Don’t forget to pay a visit to Santa’s Workshop for a cherished photo opportunity and a special gift. And as the day unfolds, prepare to be amazed by our spectacular Santa Claus Parade, commencing at 6:30 PM!

After the parade, come back into the village as the fun continues providing joy for all including grabbing that special Christmas gift before you head home!

This is an event you wouldn’t want to miss, a must-visit for families to kick off the Christmas holiday season with joy and wonder. Stay tuned for more updates as we approach the event date. Mark your calendars for December 9th from 2PM to 9PM, in the picturesque downtown of Essex.

You can find us conveniently located at the corner of Talbot and Victoria in the Heritage Gardens area, next to the Essex Historic Train Station!

Venue: Heritage Gardens Park

87 Station Street
Essex, ON N8M 2S6 Canada


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