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A Hometown Holiday

Clarington's Hometown Holiday

Enjoy the magic of the season at home in Clarington. With a blend of charming rural routes and historic downtowns, it is the perfect place to continue or begin holiday traditions with family and friends.

Find the perfect tree, shop for that special someone, admire the stunning light displays along Old Scugog Road, or attend your favourite Santa Claus Parade. Clarington Tourism has a calendar full of festive fun.

See our list of Must-have Hometown Holiday Gift Ideas and download the Hometown Holiday brochure (PDF)

Explore local holiday festivals, events and markets. Find the full list on the Clarington Events Calendar.

Get the season started with...

Christmas Tree Lighting 
Tuesday, December 3 | 7 p.m. | Hampton Community Centre Hall

Moonlight Magic & Tree Lighting
Friday, December 6 | 5 to 10 p.m. | Historic Downtown Bowmanville 

Edwardian Christmas Open House
Friday, December 6 | 7 to 9 p.m. | Clarington Museums

A Gift of Christmas Show & Santa Pet Portraits
Saturday, December 7 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | A Gift of Art

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 7 | 9 to 11 a.m. | Hampton Community Centre Hall 

Meet Santa & His Elves
Saturday, December 7, 14,  and 21 | 10 a.m. to Noon, 2 to 4 p.m. | Historic Downtown Bowmanville

Orono Tree Lighting
Wednesday, December 11 | 6:30 to 8 p.m. | Orono Library Gazebo 

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