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Holiday Fun!

The holidays are almost here and there are lots of festive events happening across the county!

River Lights Winter Festival Opening Night
Saturday November 17 | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Downtown Amherstburg

River Lights Winter Festival’s opening night takes place on November 17. Check out the 100’s of LED light displays, opening of the Gingerbread Warming House with crafts and gingerbread house displays, an outdoor movie, 5K Super Santa Run, the municipal tree lighting and fireworks!

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Kingsville Santa Claus Parade & Fantasy of Lights Opening Ceremonies
Saturday November 17 | 6:00pm
Downtown Kingsville

Head downtown Kingsville for the annual Santa Claus parade, and then continue on to Lakeside Park for the Fantasy of Lights Opening Ceremonies! See the park lights get lit up for the season and enjoy hot chocolate, a BBQ and fireworks.

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Christmas Market in Colchester
Saturday November 24 | 10:00am- 3:00pm
Colchester Community Centre, 100 Jackson Street, Colchester

Browse items from local vendors at the Colchester Community Centre! 

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Amherstburg Santa Claus Parade
Saturday November 24 | 6:00pm
Downtown Amherstburg

Enjoy the annual Santa Claus parade in downtown Amherstburg. After the parade, head to the Gingerbread Warming House at Toddy Jones Park. 

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Leamington Christmas Parade
Saturday November 24 | 6:00pm
Downtown Leamington

The Leamington Christmas Parade takes place on November 24 in downtown Leamington. The parade begins at the intersection of Georgia and Erie Street, heads up Erie Street North and finishes at the Leamington Fairgrounds.

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Leamington Holiday Night Market
Saturday November 24 | 3:00pm-9:00pm
Leamington Municipal Building, 111 Erie St. N., Leamington

Enjoy local music while browsing the handmade arts and crafts at the first Leamington Holiday Night Market.

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Harrow Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade
Friday November 30 | 7:00pm

Head to Harrow for the 8th Annual Harrow Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade!

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Windsor Santa Claus Parade
Saturday December 1 | 6:00pm
Riverside Drive W., Windsor

Celebrate the 50th Annual Windsor Santa Claus Parade!  The parade route runs along Riverside Drive W. from Ernest Atkinson Park at Rankin Ave. to Brock St.

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Essex Santa Claus Parade
Saturday December 8 | 6:00pm
Downtown Essex

The Essex Santa Claus Parade takes place on December 8, running downtown Essex along Talbot St.

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