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Until January 4th, take a scenic drive along the Belleville Festival of Lights route to experience 5 kilometres of holiday cheer with lighting displays and holiday music (the Festival is best viewed after dark). You can vote for your favourite holiday decorations along the route (downtownbelleville.ca/festivalcontest)!Find out more »
For ten days (November 20th to 30th), you can shop for Christmas gifts from the comfort of your home while supporting a great cause. The Stirling Rotary Club is hosting its 6th online Christmas auction, with proceeds supporting organizations like the Stirling Food Bank and Kim Finkle's Christmas Sharing Baskets Program.Find out more »
Attention Brighton residents! You could win a $100 prepaid VISA card just for decorating your home for the holidays! Simply fill out the entry form on the Municipality of Brighton website and upload a photo of your holiday display. There will be 15 rural and 15 urban winners! Note that photos will be shared on the municipality's social media channels. Time to get decorating!Find out more »
Just in time for Christmas – whether you’re looking for a unique gift for that special someone or creative ideas to freshen up your business, this online auction has something for everyone! All money raised stays in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties and will support over 40 agencies that are working hard for you through these challenging times.Find out more »
The Candlelight Festival is an annual holiday experience that invites you to come and explore the seasonal transformation of downtown Port Hope beginning November 27. The 2020 Port Hope Candlelight Festival will include both virtual and self-guided exploration activities to maintain social distancing. Check the website for details about fun and festive new art installations and downtown holiday shopping hours.Find out more »
The Port Hope Candlelight Festival is an annual holiday experience that invites you to come and explore the seasonal transformation of downtown Port Hope. This year's Candlelight Festival invites you to shop local, explore the light display in Memorial Park and art installations in Lent Lane. Take a free carriage ride in our beautifully decorated downtown (on select days), check out the Capitol Theatre's Festival of Trees and stay active throughout the season with a series of festive activities that can safely be done both at-home and around town!Find out more »
Visit the 11th annual Mistletoe Magic Artisan Show until December 12 at 261 Front Street (former Pinnacle Music Studios) in the Belleville Downtown District. This is the Quinte Region's Premiere ALL-HANDMADE Festive Holiday Market. Open Tues.-Fri. 10 am to 5 pm/Sat. 10 am to 4 pm.Find out more »
Community Futures of Prince Edward/Lennox & Addington is excited to announce $1M in new funding to support local businesses that are being negatively impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn about how the Regional Relief & Recovery Fund (RRRF) can support your enterprise and community.Find out more »
Join us for the first-ever Closson Road Christmas Crawl! Visit participating businesses in the Closson and Danforth Road areas in Prince Edward County and check out local vendors while you sip and shop, safely.Find out more »
It's never too early to start your Christmas shopping! On Friday November 27th and Saturday November 28th, there will be 50% off on everything in the shop! Find us at 25 Munroe Street, Cobourg, across from No Frills (phone 905-372-9002). Managed by the Northumberland Hills Hospital Auxiliary, all sales proceeds are donated to the hospital.Find out more »