Festivities that will get the entire family into the holiday spirit (even your resident “Grinch”)

Around the holiday season Muskoka is a wonderful place to be!


Endless places to shop for everyone on your list, special holiday events and parties, and outdoor adventures make Muskoka THE destination to experience a winter wonderland like no other. Whether you’re planning a day trip or staying overnight, there is always something to do, see and experience throughout the region.


Supporting local makes everyone feel good!

Muskoka is home to so many small local businesses that support the community. Made up of hard-working individuals with entrepreneurial spirit and a love for their towns, these small businesses capture the essence of the region through their handcrafted products. Support these creators and bring a piece of Muskoka home with you as a keepsake or gift!

Christmas Market & Hot Chocolate Bar at Gravenhurst Opera House

December 3rd from 9 am to 3 pm

GHS Holiday Market at Gravenhurst High School

December 3rd from 10 am to 3 pm

Dwight Passport to Holiday Fun

December 3rd to 4th All Day

December 10th to 11th All Day

Holiday Farm Market under the stars

December 9th from 10am to 8pm

December 10th from 10am to 6pm

Merry in Muskoka Holiday Market at Taboo Resort

December 11th from 11am to 3pm

Eclipse Holiday Market at Eclipse Walk with Light

December 16th to 23rd


Make Magical Memories

Create memories that will last forever with these festive events happening in Muskoka. These events will keep you and your loved ones coming back year-after-year to experience the magic of Muskoka in winter, and keep those traditions alive.

Eclipse “Walk with Light

November 11th to March 18th from 6pm to 9pm

*Closed on Wednesdays*

Jingle & Mingle Holiday Celebrations at Bayview Wildwood Resort

December 3rd

December 9th

December 10th

December 16th

December 17th

James Barker Band Group Holiday Party at Deerhurst Resort

December 10th

Pancake Breakfast & Photos with Santa at Bayview Wildwood Resort

December 11th from 10:30am to 11:30am

*Call ahead to save your spot at (705) 689-2338*

A Portage Flyer Christmas Evening Train Ride to Santa

December 17th from 5pm to 8pm


The Best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our favourite Christmas movie, it’s that singing really does put you in the festive mood. Sing along to Christmas carols and feel the cheer spark your holiday spirit.

Christmas in Muskoka: A Concert to Celebrate the Season

December 4th from 2 pm to 4 pm

A Gravenhurst Christmas Carol

December 7th to 10th at 7pm

December 14th to 17th at 7pm

December 21st to 23rd at 7pm

John McDermott Family Christmas

December 10th at 3pm

“A Most Wonderful Christmas” Bracebridge Concert

December 17th from 2:30 pm to 4 pm

“A Most Wonderful Christmas” Huntsville Concert

December 19th from 7:30 pm to 9 pm


We hope you made the nice list this year because Santa is coming to town!

A beloved tradition of seeing Santa atop a float in Muskoka is a must for families with young ones. Watch the delight on their little faces as Santa waves from his float, spreading Christmas spirit, joy and candy canes!

Bracebridge Santa Claus Parade

December 2nd at 6pm

Port Carling Lions Santa Claus Parade

December 10th at 6:30 pm

Baysville Santa Claus Parade

December 11th at 1pm

Torchlight Parade

December 24th at 5pm

Spending the holidays in Muskoka is like stepping into a Hallmark movie. Our inviting small town charm, close knit communities, warm hospitality and gorgeous natural surroundings blanketed with snow will make your holidays extra special. Stop dreaming of a white Christmas and come up to Muskoka to experience it!